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The L.B Barking & Dagenham Stadium (ATT 1,727) 12th October 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: Keith Hill

Dag + Red Dagenham & Redbridge vs Cheltenham Town Cheltenhm

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A Ogogo (40)

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J Cureton (31)
K Lowe (59)

Cureton strike inspires Robins

Last Updated: 12/10/13 7:30pm

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Jamie Cureton: Bagged the opening goal

Jamie Cureton: Bagged the opening goal

Struggling Cheltenham survived a late rally from Dagenham to claim a 2-1 victory at Victoria Road and three welcome points.

Last season's play-off semi-finalists won for only the third time this season while Dagenham slipped to their first defeat in eight games in all competitions.

After a dismal opening half-hour the game suddenly burst into life thanks to Jamie Cureton's 250th career goal

The 38-year-old looped in a super effort from 25 yards to register his third of the season for the Robins.

The lead only lasted nine minutes, however.

Dagenham skipper Abu Ogogo levelled matters as he side-footed home after Rhys Murphy's initial effort had been beaten away by Cheltenham goalkeeper Scott Brown.

The visitors retook the lead just before the hour mark when Troy Brown dragged a cross back from the byline and fellow centre-back Keith Lowe was perfectly placed to head home from close range.

Murphy, Ogogo and Zavon Hines all went close late on for Dagenham but the hosts just could not find an equaliser.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Burton Albion 45 91
2 Shrewsbury Town 45 89
3 Southend United 45 84
4 Bury 45 82
5 Wycombe Wanderers 45 81
6 Stevenage 45 72
7 Plymouth Argyle 45 68
8 Luton Town 45 65
9 Newport County AFC 45 65
10 Northampton Town 45 61
11 Exeter City 45 61
12 Morecambe 45 60
13 Dagenham & Redbridge 45 59
14 Oxford United 45 58
15 AFC Wimbledon 45 57
16 Portsmouth 45 56
17 Accrington Stanley 45 53
18 Cambridge United 45 51
19 York City 45 51
20 Carlisle United 45 49
21 Mansfield Town 45 48
22 Hartlepool United 45 44
23 Cheltenham Town 45 40
24 Tranmere Rovers 45 39