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Parkinson Post Dagenham (JPT)

Parkinson Post Dagenham (JPT)

Charlton progressed into the second round of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy last night after a 1-0 win over Dagenham & Redbridge at The Valley.

Therry Racon (who was meant to be on his way to Greece to seal a move according to reports) scored the winning goal and Phil Parkinson was more than happy to get this win and the way we handled Dagenham, Parkinson told The Official Website: "I know what this team is capable of, but tonight was a difficult game. I thought we coped with Dagenham & Redbridge's style of play very well and restricted their efforts on goal.

"You have to deal with long throws and balls into the channel and wait for those one or two moments of quality in the game, because they don't allow you to play. Our moment came with Therry's goal, and there were a few other moments when we had chances to score.

"After Saturday, it was important we got back to winning ways. I knew the Daggers would be incredibly up for the game. Of course the league is the main priority but it doesn't harm us to keep winning games and we're pleased."

Racon's goal was his first since February last year and Parkinson is now looking for him to score more, even if it means we'll see that celebration that we did. The Frenchman put the ball up his shirt in celebration, which The Addicks boss just assumed it was aimed at his pregnant wife.

Paul Benson was handed his debut, playing the whole match when it was hoped the striker would play no more than an hour if he had to at all against the side he'd signed from days earlier and Parkinson knows what he'll bring to us, adding: "We've stuck at it and finally got him on board and I'm sure he's going to do well for us.

"I didn't really want to play him, but Pawel [Abbott] has had a problem with his Achilles. He [Benson] has had a difficult few days moving club and has had a lot on his mind. So it was a difficult day for him and I'd planned to bring him off after 60 minutes because I knew he'd tire but then Akpo [Sodje] hurt his shoulder so he had to stay on for the whole match.

"If you give him the ball in the box then he'll get on the end of it and he had a couple of moments when he showed what he's all about, but we've got to put quality crosses in for him."

The match also gave a few a chance to get some match time under their belts and this will benefit the squad as a whole.

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Writer:Charlton Addickt
Date:Wednesday September 1 2010
Time: 2:24PM

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