Date: 15th January 2014 at 5:27pm
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Dagenham and Redbridge and Josh Scott have both agreed to mutually terminate the existing contract, and the player becomes a free agent with immediate effect.

The striker joined us back in the summer of 2009 from Hayes and Yeading United and had a fantastic first season with us, which finished with him scoring four goals in the League Two play off semi final first leg win over Morecambe.

Unfortunately his progress with us since has been hampered by injury and he was on the sidelines for the majority of the 2010-11 campaign after being disgnosed with a blood clot and then a knee injury.

He returned to competitive action in 2011-12 but it was a stop start season for him where he only scored once.

In January last year he joined Ebbsfleet on loan for a month and then return to the club, but his options this year have been limited, and it has been agreed that ending his contract with us gives him the best chance possible of further his career.

Speaking to the Official Site following the announcement where the club wished to place on record their thanks for his efforts and their hopes for him in the future, manager Wayne Burnett also added.

‘I had a chat with Josh and we decided he needed to go and get some football as his chances would be limited here. I wish him all the very best. He’s spent a lot of time at the club and given a good account of himself and he has been unlucky with injury.’

In his time with us he made 85 starting appearances, making a further 37 from the bench, and scoring 23 goals across all competitions.