UK time is: 09:01:21
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

An Excellent Performance

It wasn't really a game that either side would have wanted to lose and both would've fancied winning.

In the FA cup though there of course can be only one winner!

The first round draw meant that Southend had to travel to Morecambe, and that home advantage might have made them slight favourites but it was us that won.

A couple of early Anthony Straker goals got us underway with Ryan Leonard wrapped up a 3-0 win in injury time and Phil Brown was delighted with this, he said: 'It was an excellent performance from us and after such a great start we didn't really look in trouble.

'We got two early goals to give us a dream start and we then went on to answer any questions they asked of us. We are defending really well at the minute and we kept our shape all the way through.

'We always looked forceful in the first half and although we lost our way a bit in the second half we went on to win the game comfortably.'

Straker has suddenly started getting goals and Brown, who revealed that a fan had told him before the game they had a bet on Anthony to bag a treble, feels his confidence should be really high as he keeps telling him he needs it to be!

Not only did we beat the Shrimps for the first ever time, we battered them and secured a place in round two of the FA cup and keep alive the hopes of a money spinner in round three perhaps...




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday November 11 2013

Time: 11:06AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Southend United Articles

Stats: Tranmere v Southend (Saturday November 22 2014)

The Preview: Tranmere Rovers v Southend (Friday November 21 2014)

Third Time Lucky With O'Toole? (Wednesday November 19 2014)

Deegan Set For New Deal (Tuesday November 18 2014)

Barnard Set For A Return (Tuesday November 18 2014)

Final Day Fixtures Set (Tuesday November 18 2014)

Brown - Good Result & Performance (Monday November 17 2014)

The Report: Southend 1 Hartlepool 0 (Sunday November 16 2014)

Stats: Southend v Hartlepool (Saturday November 15 2014)

Penney - We Need Patience (Friday November 14 2014)

Archived Southend United Articles

List All Vital Southend Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Southend 1 - 0 Shrewsbury
Southend 1 - 1 Oxford
Southend 1 - 1 Bury
Southend 1 - 0 Hartlepool
Southend 2 - 0 Portsmouth
Plymouth 2 - 0 Southend

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Burton 18 11 2 5 4 35
3. Luton 18 10 4 4 8 34
4. Shrewsbury 18 10 3 5 14 33
5. Southend 18 9 4 5 4 31
6. Plymouth 18 9 3 6 11 30
7. Bury 18 9 3 6 6 30
8. Newport 17 7 6 4 6 27

Breaking League News

On this day in history...24th November
Portsmouth : 24/11/2014 07:00:00
High fives for City Ladies
York : 23/11/2014 18:03:00
That Wilkinson Red Card
Luton : 23/11/2014 12:31:00
250 Up for Tyler!
Luton : 23/11/2014 12:25:00
Still Disappointed at Burton Defeat
Luton : 23/11/2014 12:10:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Tranmere MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Bentley 0%
Thompson 0%
Bolger 0%
Prosser 0%
White 0%
Worrall 0%
Leonard 0%
Timlin 0%
Hurst 0%
Payne 0%
Corr 0%
Sub - Clifford 0%
Sub - Binnom-Williams 0%