Hatters U18s fall to Daggers defeat

Luton Town’s U18s suffered a 3-2 defeat to Dagenham & Redbridge at Ely Way on Saturday in their first home Youth Alliance league game of the season.

Monday, 20th August 2012, 4:44 pm

Daggers were ahead on 26 minutes, before Town levelled just before half time as Isaac Galliford was brought down in the box and Jerome Jibodu converted from the spot.

The visitors moved 3-1 in front after the break, and although Luton pulled a goal back with 10 minutes to go through Charlie Smith’s free kick, they were unable to force an equaliser.

Luton: Barnes, Burtenshaw, Galliford, Rees, Jibodu, Chabata, Cobb (trialist) (Nash 67), Haag (trialist, McKenzie-Lowe 60), Amu (Stanley 85), Smith, Maguraushe.

For the full report, plus quotes from U18s manager Paul Driver, see the Luton News/Dunstable Gazette on sale this Wednesday, while for all the latest Luton Town FC news, reports, stats, player profiles, live match updates, MOM vote, prediction table and a complete fixture list, visit our Hatters Microsite.