McCallum leaves it late for deadly Daggers

Weymouth v Dagenham & Redbridge – Vanarama National League – Bob Lucas Stadium – Report

Weymouth 1-2 Dagenham & Redbridge

Paul McCallum struck nine minutes from time to send Dagenham & Redbridge back into the Vanrama National League play-off places.

Relegation haunted Weymouth had given the East Londoners a first-half scare, taking the lead through Josh McQuoid following good work from Sean Shields.

The daggers had to wait until midway through the second period before they drew level. Josh Walker profiting from McCallum’s tool to score.

Former West Ham United and Portsmouth man, McCallum headed the winner in the final stages, lifting then Daggers into seventh place. They return to Vanarama National League action on Saturday, January 28 when FC Halifax Town are the visitors to the Chigwell Construction Stadium for the clubs’ popular Diversity Day fixture (3pm).

Weymouth: Fitzsimons, Cordner, McQuoid (Goodship 68′), Solanke, Mnoga, Murray, Harfield, Greenidge (Blair 76′), Olomowewe (Rose 76′), Shields Subs not used: Morgan, Bearwish

Dagenham & Redbridge: Justham, Wright, Clark, Zouma, Weston, Rance, Jones (Walker, 69’), Robinson, Vilhete (Saunders, 57’), McCallum, Morias (Sagaf, 88’) Subs not used: Akanbi

Referee: Elliott Swallow
Assistants: Clin Hubbard and Sean Jenkins
Fourth Official: Niall Clinton


Brian Jeeves