Citizen: The magazine for Barking and Dagenham

Object number

LDVAL 2007.33.5

Date

January 2007

Description

Citizen magazine from May 2007. The front cover and page 3 are dedicated to the success of Dagenham and Redbridge FC. On the 7th April 2007 Dagenham and Redbridge FC beat Aldershot Town at home in front of a new record league crowd (4,044) to clinch the Nationwide Conference title with five games remaining, becoming the first team promoted in all the English leagues. They ended the season 14 points clear at the top of the Conference league. As Champions the club won promotion into the Coca-Cola Football League Two. The Borough and Club celebrated with an open-top bus parade through Dagenham to show the Champions trophy. Dagenham [The Daggers] Football club was established 1949, and moved from Dagenham Arena to Victoria Road in 1955. Redbridge Forest FC shared the ground in 1990, and in July 1992 to two clubs merged under manager John Still. During the 2005 close session a majority of the squad were made full time.

Physical description

19 page A4 magazine. The front cover shows a colour photograph of severa; of the Dagenham & Redbridge football team celebrating after their win. The headline is ?Just champion - Daggers are in a different league!?. Page 3 is headed ?Upwardly mobile Daggers are in a different league!? Below are 4 snapshops showing the teams celebrations. This is accompanied by a short article.

Condition

Good

Type

Magazine

Size

Whole length: 296mm
width: 210mm

Collection type

Ephemera

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1685/5 (2007-05-04)

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Metadata
DateJanuary 2007
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeMagazine
Collection typeEphemera