Hackett: We're on the up

Warren Hackett believes Dagenham are on the right track under the stewardship of the club's new managerial set-up.

Last Updated: 20/03/13 at 15:28

Victoria Road: Home of the Daggers

Victoria Road: Home of the Daggers

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Hackett and Darren Currie have been assisting interim boss Wayne Burnett since he took the reigns from John Still, who swapped Victoria Road for non-league Luton almost a month ago following nine largely successful years at the helm, taking assistant Terry Harris with him.

The Daggers have won one, lost one and drawn three under Burnett and remain 16th in the League Two table, the same spot in which Still left the club.

Reflecting on the first month of Dagenham's post-Still era, Hackett, who has stepped up from academy coach, told Daggers Player: "I don't think we can grumble, really.

"We've had a real positive response from the whole group, first-team regulars, development players.

"We've had some very good results away from home. If I'm being honest I would have liked to have had a win at home, but unfortunately it's not to be. The Torquay game was a good opportunity, Chesterfield as well was another opportunity, but we didn't do that.

"But it's all a work in progress and I certainly think we're going in the right direction at the moment."

With Dagenham requiring just a handful or so more points to make sure of safety, Hackett's targets over the remaining seven games of the season are simple.

"To win as many games as possible and hopefully more players will get the chance to show what they can do," he said. "I think they're the only real aims, to get as many points as possible on the board and to get players playing."

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

G

ood lord that's got me unnecessarily excited. Damn you Storey. Cut to Liverpool being crushed under the wheels of Sparky's Stoke Machine and Firmino brought off the bench to no effect. It's the hope that kills you.

suarez_blind
Roberto Firmino: Steel To Complement The Silk

N

o Schweini? Have to admit that I did a little sex wee when we signed him and I can't wait to see him in action!!!

spence
F365's Top Ten Players We Can't Wait To Watch

I

think he'll do quite well. My only reservation would be Kagawa, who had similar stats to Firmino in the bundesliga before he came, but time will tell.

GVMUFC
Roberto Firmino: Steel To Complement The Silk

Footer 365

Manchester City agree £14m fee with Roma for Edin Dzeko

Sky sources understand Manchester City have agreed a £14m fee with Roma for striker Edin Dzeko.

Real Madrid 2-0 Tottenham: Gareth Bale nets in Audi Cup win

Gareth Bale scored against his former club as Real Madrid beat Tottenham 2-0 to qualify for the Audi Cup final.

Angel Di Maria is 'very happy' to join PSG from Manchester United

Angel Di Maria's move to PSG from Manchester United looks set to go through after he expressed his delight at the deal.

Mail Box

Louis Van Gaal Only Wants Football Robots

Louis van Gaal only wants players who are human robots, apparently. It's a great Mailbox, with thoughts on Chelsea, Audi Cup, Fabregas, Lingard and Joe Gomez...

Is Jack Wilshere The New Diaby?

This was supposed to be his season but he is already injured. We have mails on Chelsea, TV football, why Raheem Sterling is worth more than ADM and more...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company