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Highbury Stadium 3rd August 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: S Stockbridge

Fleetwood Fleetwood Town vs Dagenham & Redbridge Dag + Red

Fleetwood 3

M Roberts (6)
J Hughes (10)
R Cresswell (56)

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Dag + Red 1

R Murphy (26)

Debutants net Cod Army win

Last Updated: 03/08/13 6:39pm

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Ryan Cresswell: Scored Fleetwood's third goal

Ryan Cresswell: Scored Fleetwood's third goal

Debut goals from Mark Roberts, Jeff Hughes and Ryan Cresswell fired Fleetwood to a 3-1 home win against Dagenham & Redbridge.

The opener for the hosts came after just five minutes when centre-back Roberts powered a close-range header past a stranded Chris Lewington and into the roof of the net.

Former Notts County midfielder Hughes slammed a low shot into the bottom right-hand corner from the edge of the box to double Fleetwood's lead after just 10 minutes.

But the visitors' arrears were reduced after 26 minutes. Medy Elito latched on to a long defensive clearance before squaring the ball across the six-yard box for former Arsenal trainee Rhys Murphy to tap home from less than a yard out for his first goal in League football.

The second half picked up where the first left off, with another of Fleetwood's new defensive recruits Cresswell powering a header past keeper Lewington.

Substitute Gareth Evans had a late header cleared off the line at the death as the Cod Army threatened a fourth goal.

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1 Burton Albion 8 19
2 Bury 8 17
3 Wycombe Wanderers 8 17
4 Morecambe 8 16
5 Northampton Town 8 14
6 Shrewsbury Town 8 14
7 Southend United 8 14
8 Cheltenham Town 8 14
9 Portsmouth 8 13
10 Mansfield Town 8 12
11 Cambridge United 8 11
12 AFC Wimbledon 8 11
13 Plymouth Argyle 8 10
14 Stevenage 8 10
15 Tranmere Rovers 8 9
16 York City 8 9
17 Newport County AFC 8 9
18 Luton Town 8 9
19 Dagenham & Redbridge 8 7
20 Accrington Stanley 8 7
21 Hartlepool United 8 7
22 Oxford United 8 6
23 Exeter City 8 6
24 Carlisle United 8 3