John Still

John Still was appointed manager of Dagenham and Redbridge for his third spell in charge on 1st January 2016.

He was previously the manager of Luton Town, from 26th February 2013 until 17th December 2015.

Still has now led teams into the Football League three times during a long career that has seen him bring unprecedented success to non-league outfits.
Still accomplished the feat with Luton Town, Maidstone United and Dagenham and Redbridge. Other achievements have included winning the Isthmian League with the newly-merged Leytonstone and Ilford in 1982 shortly after taking his first job in management. It was also the club's first title.
John then won the Southern League with Dartford. After a fleeting return to Leytonstone and Ilford, he took charge of Maidstone, guiding them to the Conference title and promotion to the League in 1989.

Sessions by John Still

Dominant defending

in Defending

This session is about defending using, organising and managing a back four, with one defensive midfield player. It goes without saying, not conceding in matches offers a statistical and psychological boost to every player, breeding confidence and cementing an ‘all for one’ attitude, so keeping clean sheets is always a good principle onto which we... MORE

Defending as a zonal back four

in Defending

In this session, we try to give players an understanding of their roles and responsibilities in defensive zones in and around the box – this includes defending individually and as a back four unit. We also look at covering, team balance, and the ability to support. It’s important to practise this because, more than anywhere... MORE

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