West Ham prospect Lee making most of Dagenham & Redbridge loan

West Ham United midfielder Olly Lee is determined to make the most of his loan at Dagenham & Redbridge. Lee has joined Daggers as they battle against the drop from League One.

West Ham United midfielder Olly Lee is determined to make the most of his loan at Dagenham & Redbridge.

Lee has joined Daggers as they battle against the drop from League One.

He told whufc.com: "Playing in front of decent-sized crowds full of fans willing their team on and desperate for the three points makes such a big difference as a player. Against Exeter, there were more than 4,500 supporters there so that was great for my debut. We went in front but then we had ten bad minutes at the end and lost 2-1.

"It was my first game and it took me a while to work out how to help the team to close a game out. We made a couple of mistakes and weren't able to do that, so I'll take the experience and try to make sure the same thing doesn't happen next time we are in that situation.

"On Tuesday night against Peterborough, we had another bad ten minutes, but this time it was at the start of the game. We went 2-0 down but after that Peterborough didn't have a shot all game. If you start that badly, you will always be up against it.

"Peterborough have got some decent players - I was up against the former West Ham player Grant McCann - but we dominated the game for 80 minutes. It was just a shame we couldn't get one goal back because that could have really changed the course of the game.

"We're in the relegation zone now, but we play at home to Notts County, who are one place above us, on Saturday. If we can win that and our other home games then I think we'll be OK. There's definitely enough quality here to stay up."

 
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