Despite attempts by Dagenham & Redbridge to have themselves declared Conference champions, Boston kept their title and promotion. books, and grab some free comic strips – all in the new Roy of the Rovers app! ". The strip introduced by the new owners did not go down well with supporters and in response the club announced it would enter into discussions with Nike with a view to introducing something more traditional for 2020-21. Redbridge Rovers was born, a name now synonymous with mediocrity, HERE IS WHAT LEAGUE SECRETARY COLIN BOSWELL HAD TO SAY ABOUT REDBRIDGE are a typical Sunday League footballing side. The date, 1881, printed on the oak tree refers to the formation of Ilford FC, the oldest of the predecessor clubs that went to form the modern club. So, like a new-born giraffe trying to stand up on a frozen pond, There he was spotted by Rovers boss Steve Wignall, who offered him a trial. Dagenham were formed in 1949 and also competed in the amateur Isthmian League until 1981 when they were promoted to the Football Alliance. Realising Design by Be More Chill Apparel A-Line Dress, Keep Calm watching Burnley Football Win Again Classic T-Shirt, Blackburn Rovers Colours Splatter iPhone Case/Cover iPhone Soft Case, Morten Gamst Pedersen. Redbridge Rovers F.C. The Daggers qualified for the play-offs in 2003 but then struggled until 2006-07, when they overhauled Oxford United to clinch the title in April 2007 and promotion to the Football League. In order to use the live chat functionality you need to opt into live chat cookies. Every purchase you make puts money in an artist’s pocket. The winning entry took inspiration from the team's nickname. (i) Dagenham & Redbridge FC official website. Promoted to the Football League via play-offs 2002-03. He had a good eye for goal, although his major contributions were his deliveries into the penalty box, either from crosses or from sweetly struck set-pieces. If you need to check with your parents before going ahead, do it now! Customize your favorite fan gear and. Known to all Rovers fans as “Sir Francis Tierney,” his greatest moment in a Rovers’ shirt came on Saturday 10th May 2003 at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke. With Rovers and Dagenham & Redbridge locked at 2-2 in the Football Conference Promotion Final, Sir Francis latched onto a cross by Paul Barnes and scrambled the ball home for the golden goal winner. To do this click on the cookie settings button below. 807 0323 64 Returning to what was now the Football Conference in 2000, they were narrowly beaten to the the title by Boston United in 2002. In order to give you the best experience we have set our website to allow cookies. Known to all Rovers fans as “Sir Francis Tierney,” his greatest moment in a Rovers’ shirt came on Saturday 10th May 2003 at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke. The Lincolnshire club was subsequently found to have made improper payments to their players and were docked points for the following season in the Football League. the name would be a combination of the names of the two founding Bridge Rovers Christmas Pack 2 € 67.50 Select options; Bridge Rovers Elite Bag € 30.00 Add to cart; Bridge Rovers Elite Rain Jacket € 30.00 Select options; Bridge Rovers Elite showerproof Sale! The Official Melchester Rovers Home Shirt 2018/19 (Childrens) Roy of the Rovers Retro Shirt. If you want to benefit from this improved service, please opt-in. After a brilliant start to the 2002-03 campaign he suffered an Achilles tendon injury which ruled him out for several months. Realising that Tunshaw Town sounded "cack", the dull and uninspiring Redbridge Rovers was born, a name now synonymous with mediocrity, ineptitude and all out incompetence as subsequent on-field performances have proved. Relegated to the National League 2016. Division Three Championship 2003-04. Agree and Continue. 2020/21 Away Shirt - Adult. Keep up to date with all things Roy of the Rovers on your tablet or phone! Sadly the season did not end well and they lost their place in the Football League after finishing in 23rd place. Alternatively, please email email@example.com - note that live chat is recommended for the quickest response on a matchday. Vintage and retro English Non-league football club shirts and training kit, featuring home, away and original match worn player editions from 1970s to present day. Sunday Football League in 1996. (For an excellent concise history of the various clubs that became Dagenham & Redbridge consult Diggerdagger.com.). In 1988 they were relegated back to the Isthmian League. Please tell us what the enquiry relates to. Returning to what was now the Football Conference in 2000, they were narrowly beaten to the the title by Boston United in 2002.