Dagenham & Redbridge have announced the quick appointment of Daryl McMahon as the club’s new manager this afternoon.
It comes less than 24 hours after McMahon left League Two club Macclesfield Town, who are in financial crisis.
Daryl McMahon Appointed As Manager
Dagenham & Redbridge are pleased to announce the appointment of Daryl McMahon as the club’s new Manager.
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THE CLUB STATEMENT:
“McMahon joined Ebbsfleet United as a player in 2013, and was appointed manager two years later.
“After defeat to Maidstone United in the 2016 National League South Play-Off Final, he led the Fleet to promotion, and followed that up with a run to the National League Play-Off Semi-Finals.
“The Irishman left Stonebridge Road in November 2018, and was appointed as Macclesfield Town boss in August 2019.
“The 36-year-old also had an extensive playing career, amassing over 350 appearances, turning out for the likes of Leyton Orient, Stevenage Borough, Dover Athletic, and Ebbsfleet United.
“McMahon will watch tomorrow’s game against Torquay United from the stand, and will take charge of the Daggers’ FA Trophy Second Round tie away at Notts County next Saturday.
“Executive Chairman Peter B Freund spoke about the appointment of McMahon:
“Daryl was our first choice from the moment we started this process and we are thrilled that he has agreed to lead the Daggers moving forward and into the future.”
“The new Daggers boss spoke with DaggersTV earlier this afternoon about joining the club.”
Fans took to social media to give their reaction, a huge amount were pleased with the appointment – see those tweets by clicking on the next page.