Allen buoyed by battling Gills
It means the Gills maintain their 100 percent start to the new
season, having won all three of their league games along with
overcoming Bristol City in the Capital One Cup.
Myles Weston struck a second-half winner after a penalty from
Dagenham’s Dwight Gayle cancelled out Deon Burton’s opener.
“It was always going to be a tough game with the rainstorms and
skiddy conditions,” Allen said.
“We deserved to go ahead. There will always be times at Dagenham
when they come into the game because that’s naturally the way they
“In the second half I thought we played with a lot more quality,
got on top and everybody in our team defended. They put their
bodies on the line and heads in the way and did a fantastic