Wayne Burnett appointed Dagenham & Redbridge boss

Wayne Burnett was previously the club's youth team boss. Photo: PA

League Two side Dagenham & Redbridge have give Wayne Burnett the manager's job on a permanent basis, after a period being in caretaker charge.

The former Gray's Athletic boss was took the job on a temporary basis following the departure of John Still to Luton Town, and managed to keep the Daggers in the Football League.

Chairman Dave Andrews said: “I am really excited about the appointment of Wayne Burnett; the board of directors were fully committed to offering Wayne a two year contract despite the mixed results since he took over in February. I feel that now Wayne can prepare for the new season and stamp his own mark fully on the team. We can now look forward to a bright start to a new season."