Date: 21st March 2014 at 10:28pm
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Manager Wayne Burnett has called on the team to notch up another victory when we face Bury on Saturday.

Fresh from his sending off and our three points against Newport County in midweek, the gaffer told the Official Site that he’s looking for Dagenham to continue their March form this weekend and pick up another important three points.

Looking back to Newport quickly, he explained.

‘I thought we gave a good collective, hard working performance in which everyone contributed and I’m delighted with the result.’

With changes being made to the starting line up for Wednesday night’s game, Burnett admitted it was always a tough call to alter a winning team but with games coming thick and fast you have to balance momentum with a starting eleven along with their freshness, and ultimately in football this is why you have a squad and you have to trust them all to come in and do a job and he couldn’t have been more delighted to have seen that happen.

‘What’s pleasing for me is when players have been called upon they’ve done well. We’re at the stage of the season where players need to give it their all and we need to get the result. If you change the winning team, people question it, but I see these players every day and know how much they can take as well as who needs a rest. You don’t want to change a winning team, but sometimes you have to.’

More specifically about Bury and our trip to Gigg Lane, he added that he’d watched them a couple of times recently, most recently their game against Torquay and he knows they are a good team who do play good football and dig in and he feels that David Flitcroft has done a ‘remarkable job’ since he took them on only a few months back so he knows it’s not only going to be a tough encounter but it should be exciting, and it’s certainly going to be a tactical battle on the day because of the way their gaffer is.

Given relative form though, it is a game we should be looking to win again.

First team coach Warren Hackett has also told London24 that this is a game that we need to be looking to win to boost our play off ambitions.

‘We’re not going to get carried away, there are another nine games and we are going to try and get as many points as we can and see where it takes us. The league is wide open and we’ll see what happens.’