Dagenham and Redbridge

FL125 VOTE

 

  Who is Dagenham & Redbridge's best ever captain?  
Rank Answer Percentage
1 Anwar Uddin 51%
2 Lee Matthews 40%
3 Glyn Creaser 9%
     

The FL125 Greatest Captain voting shortlists were compiled from data submitted by Football League clubs, which was collected from fans through social media. Supporters were asked to submit their suggestions by interacting with their respective clubs through Twitter, using #FL125 and #OurBestCaptain.

The nominees were:

Glyn Creaser - The defender signed for the Daggers in 1995. Glyn was part of the 1997 team that went to Wembley for the final of the FA Cup Trophy.

Lee Matthews - Lee joined the Daggers in January 1998 from Purfleet. A centre-back who was much appreciated at Victoria Road. In 2000/01 he won the clubs player of the year and won Conference Player of the Year award. After an injury, the central defender returned to the team in 2002/03 season.

Anwar Uddin - The defender signed for the Daggers in the summer of 2004 from Bristol Rovers. He began his career at West Ham working his way through the reserve teams.

 

  Who is Dagenham & Redbridge's greatest ever player?  
Rank Answer Percentage
1 Tony Roberts 57%
2 Paul Benson 21%
3 Craig Mackail-Smith 18%
4 Lee Matthews 4%
5 Mark Stein 0%
     

The FL125 Greatest Player voting shortlists were compiled from data submitted by Football League clubs, which was collected from fans through social media. Supporters were asked to submit their suggestions by interacting with their respective clubs through Twitter, using #FL125 and #OurGreatestPlayer.

The nominees were:

Paul Benson - Paul had a brilliant goalscoring record at the Daggers, netting 74 times in 178 games. Including a goal at Wembley to help the club reach League One.

Craig Mackail-Smith - Craig was a fan favourite with his exciting attacking style of football.

Tony Roberts - Tony's character made him stand out from the rest, he would always have time for a laugh and a talk with anyone. Tony is the Daggers' record appearance holder.

Lee Matthews - Lee was a born leader and will be remembered by most for his defensive and leadership skills.

Mark Stein - Mark was a natural born goalscorer in his time with the Daggers, he would only need one chance to find the back of the net.

 

  When was Dagenham and Redbridge's best season?  
Rank Answer Percentage
1 2009/10 62%
2 2006/07 27%
3 2010/11 11%
     

The FL125 Greatest Season voting shortlists were compiled from data submitted by Football League clubs, which was collected from fans through social media. Supporters were asked to submit their suggestions by interacting with their respective clubs through Twitter, using #FL125 and #OurBestSeason.

The nominations were:

2006/07 - The Daggers won promotion to The Football League after winning the Conference.

2009/10 – Dagenham won promotion to League 1 after winning the League 2 Play-Off Final at Wembley.

2010/11 – Competed in League 1 – the highest level the club has reached.

 

  Who is Dagenham & Redbridge's best ever manager?  
Rank Answer Percentage
1 John Still 60%
2 Ted Hardy 26%
3 Garry Hill 14%
     

The FL125 Greatest Manager voting shortlists were compiled from data submitted by Football League clubs, which was collected from fans through social media. Supporters were asked to submit their suggestions by interacting with their respective clubs through Twitter, using #FL125 and #GreatManagers.

The nominees were:

Ted Hardy - Hardy's three seasons in charge saw the club finish fourth, fourth and third in the Ryman League respectively. Ted defied all the odds to take the Daggers to Wembley in the FA Trophy final where Woking beat them after extra time.

Garry Hill - It was 2000/1 when Garry managed the club to the FA Cup third round and a sensational draw at Premiership Charlton Athletic. Losing the replay only after extra time, the club was finally on the national football map. By the end of the season the club had finished third in their first season back in the Conference. A year later they missed out on promotion to The Football League on goal difference

John Still - Still returned to the Daggers in April 2004 in his first two seasons in charge of the club he achieved a couple of mid-table finishes, but in his third season he led the club to the Conference title, taking the Daggers  into The Football League for the first time. During the 2009/10 season John led the Daggers to their highest ever finish in their history - seventh in League 2. The side went on to beat Rotherham United in the Play-Off Final and win a place in the third tier of English football.