Vital Football

Latest Southend United News

Corr ends 17-months of hell aiding Blues victory

Corr ends 17-months of hell aiding Blues victory

Southend 2-1 Exeter

Southend came from behind at Roots Hall to secure a late win over in-form Exeter on Saturday afternoon.

Injury ravaged Southend managed to get through to half time goalless against an Exeter side that hadn't lost since the opening day of the season.

The deadlock was broken early in the second half though when Scott Bennett (51) struck to give the visitors the lead.

Exeter looked on course for another win, with Southend facing successive defeats, until two substitutes changed thing for The Shrimpers.

Six-minutes after coming on, having been sidelined for 17-months with a serious knee injury, Barry Corr (78) headed Southend level against his former side. With a draw now likely another sub Freddy Eastwood (88) struck two-minutes from time to turn defeat into a 2-1 victory for Southend.

The official website will be the place to visit for a full report - click here.

Apply To Be A Site Editor


Howzat? Your Vital Football Logins are valid on Vital Cricket



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Sunday September 23 2012
Time: 12:14PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Southend United Articles

Vital Preview - League One - 22nd-23rd September 2017

The 2017-18 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend, 22nd-23rd September.

EFL In Favour Of Shorter Window & Other Changes

At a meeting of all EFL member clubs yesterday, there was a strong indication they would be in favour of making amendments to the summer's transfer window.

More Reliable Than A League 1 Octopus? (20/9/17)

Time for the special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final League One positions for the season of 2017/18.

Vital View - League One - 16th September 2017

The League One season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend, 16th September.

Vital Southend Social Media

Archived Vital Southend Articles

Vital Southend articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Southend
Write For Vital Southend
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

EFLT - Brighton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Smith5%
White10%
Thompson3%
Ferdinand10%
Sokolik6%
Kyprianou16%
Atkinson3%
King3%
Leonard6%
Mooney13%
Cox3%
Sub - Alawode-Williams16%
Sub - Matsuzaka6%
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Southend United Results (view all)

Southend United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Football Comment