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Dagenham & Redbridge 0-1 Accrington Stanley

Billy Kee
Billy Kee has previously had spells with Scunthorpe and Burton Albion

Accrington strengthened their position in the play-off places with a hard-fought win over struggling Dagenham.

Sean McConville nearly gave the visitors a half-time lead, but his firm header cannoned off the crossbar.

With just seven minutes to play, Billy Kee fired home from close range after his first effort was blocked by Dom Hyam to put Stanley ahead.

Dagenham pushed for an equaliser, but Accrington comfortably held on to secure all three points.

The result meant the Daggers are now nine points from safety, while Stanley sit comfortably in fifth place, seven points clear of Wycombe, in eighth.

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Still on Dagenham v Accrington

Dagenham manager John Still told BBC Radio London: "The boys have competed, as they have done, against a side that's going for the play-offs.

"At the end of the day it's always about the same things. It's about the two boxes; we should have been 1-0 up at half-time.

"Our confidence isn't high but we've competed brilliantly."

Line-ups

Dag & Red

  • 1O'Brien
  • 32Hoyte
  • 24Worrall
  • 26Hyam
  • 33WiddowsonBooked at 81mins
  • 2PassleySubstituted forHawkinsat 87'minutes
  • 21Muldoon
  • 4Labadie
  • 7CuretonSubstituted forMcClureat 68'minutes
  • 25CashSubstituted forChambersat 78'minutes
  • 12Doidge

Substitutes

  • 6Dikamona
  • 8Boucaud
  • 9McClure
  • 10Chambers
  • 15Hawkins
  • 20Taylor
  • 30Cousins

Accrington

  • 1Etheridge
  • 34Halliday
  • 24Hughes
  • 5Davies
  • 2Pearson
  • 7Mingoia
  • 11McConville
  • 28Conneely
  • 17McCartanSubstituted forBocoat 86'minutes
  • 18BrownSubstituted forProctorat 86'minutes
  • 29KeeBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 4Barry
  • 6Proctor
  • 12Wakefield
  • 19Carver
  • 26Boco
  • 33Mooney
  • 39Shaw
Referee:
Gavin Ward
Attendance:
1,345

Match Stats

Home TeamDag & RedAway TeamAccrington
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home8
Away10
Shots on Target
Home2
Away4
Corners
Home8
Away3
Fouls
Home9
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Dagenham and Redbridge 0, Accrington Stanley 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dagenham and Redbridge 0, Accrington Stanley 1.

Foul by Ashley Chambers (Dagenham and Redbridge).

Andrew Proctor (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Billy Kee (Accrington Stanley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Joe Widdowson (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Billy Kee (Accrington Stanley).

Attempt blocked. Joss Labadie (Dagenham and Redbridge) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Dagenham and Redbridge. Conceded by Tom Davies.

Substitution

Substitution, Dagenham and Redbridge. Oliver Hawkins replaces Josh Passley.

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Romuald Boco replaces Shay McCartan.

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Andrew Proctor replaces Scott Brown.

Foul by Joss Labadie (Dagenham and Redbridge).

Billy Kee (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Dagenham and Redbridge 0, Accrington Stanley 1. Billy Kee (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

Booking

Joe Widdowson (Dagenham and Redbridge) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Joe Widdowson (Dagenham and Redbridge).

Shay McCartan (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Joss Labadie (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Scott Brown (Accrington Stanley).

Foul by Ashley Chambers (Dagenham and Redbridge).

Matty Pearson (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Dagenham and Redbridge. Ashley Chambers replaces Matthew Cash.

Joss Labadie (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sean McConville (Accrington Stanley).

Attempt missed. Christian Doidge (Dagenham and Redbridge) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Matt McClure (Dagenham and Redbridge) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Matt McClure (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mark Hughes (Accrington Stanley).

Substitution

Substitution, Dagenham and Redbridge. Matt McClure replaces Jamie Cureton.

Foul by Justin Hoyte (Dagenham and Redbridge).

Shay McCartan (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Delay in match Tom Davies (Accrington Stanley) because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Scott Brown (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Tom Davies (Accrington Stanley) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Justin Hoyte.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Corner, Dagenham and Redbridge. Conceded by Matty Pearson.

Foul by Dominic Hyam (Dagenham and Redbridge).

Billy Kee (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northampton37257568373182
2Oxford Utd382011768353371
3Bristol Rovers372051256371965
4Plymouth371981051331865
5Accrington371810960441664
6Portsmouth371515758352360
7Leyton Orient371611105348559
8Wycombe37169124034657
9Wimbledon371511115546956
10Cambridge37159135348554
11Carlisle36131495553253
12Luton37158145149253
13Mansfield371410134743452
14Exeter371410135152-152
15Barnet37138164855-747
16Crawley37137174156-1546
17Newport371011164053-1341
18Morecambe37117195765-840
19Notts County36117184762-1540
20Yeovil37911173650-1438
21Hartlepool35106193655-1936
22Stevenage37810194463-1934
23York3769223969-3027
24Dag & Red38510233466-3225
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