Vital Football

Latest Southend United News

The Report: Wimbledon 0 Southend 1

The Report: Wimbledon 0 Southend 1

True to form, much as I'd predicted I would be, I was stuffed to bursting point on Boxing Day after my over indulgence on Christmas Day. I also got my wish though that, on one of my most favourite days of the footballing year, Southend would win. This was managed thanks to Woodrow coming off the bench to head home the winner in the one-nil win at Wimbledon.

Southend's hopes of winning improved before half time when Francomb, who had also had the best chance of the half when he forced Bentley into a flying save to tip his curler around the post, was shown a straight red card. His forceful tackle on Kiernan was deemed overzealous and he was dismissed. Hurst, very much in form for us and looking to extend his time with the club, had our best first half effort.

Wimbledon's 10-men not only looked as though they would frustrate us, but they also threatened a winner of their own but as time ticked away and the game remained scoreless you thought it could be a nil-niler? Woodrow wasn't having that though and came off the bench to power home a header from White's cross on 76 minutes, he'd come off the bench on the hour (comment the hour and all that).

Phillips had to be at his best right at the end to preserve the lead as we recovered from a couple of draws, either side of a defeat, to win again.



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

Writer:VitalShrimper
Date:Friday December 27 2013
Time: 5:09PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Southend United Articles

League One - Southend v Colchester

The League 1 season continues for Southend against Colchester at Roots Hall.

Match Day Officials v Colchester

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Colchester United this weekend.

League One - Shrewsbury 1-2 Southend

Despite finished with 10-men, after Michael Timlin saw red for a second bookable offence with 25-minutes left, Southend won at Shrewsbury to move to within a point of the play-offs.

Stats: Shrewsbury Town v Southend

All the stats from Shrewsbury Town (1) vs (2) Southend, Greenhous Meadow, 02/02/16 Att: 4,602

Vital Southend Social Media

Archived Vital Southend Articles

Vital Southend articles from

Site Journalists

VitalShrimper
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Southend v Colchester
Suggested By:
Southend win80%
Colchester win20%
Draw0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burton 28 18 3 7 57 14
2 Walsall 28 16 8 4 56 20
3 Gillingham 29 16 6 7 54 19
4 Wigan 29 14 10 5 52 19
5 Coventry 29 13 9 7 48 16
6 Millwall 28 13 5 10 44 6
7 Southend 28 12 8 8 44 3
8 Port Vale 30 12 7 11 43 -1
9 Sheff Utd 28 11 9 8 42 6
10 Peterborough 28 12 5 11 41 12
11 Bradford 27 11 8 8 41 -1
12 Barnsley 28 12 3 13 39 3
13 Scunthorpe 28 11 5 12 38 -4
14 Rochdale 27 10 7 10 37 0
15 Bury 27 10 7 10 37 -4
16 Doncaster 29 9 9 11 36 -4
17 Swindon 29 10 5 14 35 -5
18 Blackpool 29 9 6 14 33 -7
19 Chesterfield 28 9 3 16 30 -10
20 Shrewsbury 29 8 5 16 29 -15
21 Fleetwood 27 7 7 13 28 -3
22 Oldham 27 4 12 11 24 -13
23 Crewe 28 5 8 15 23 -22
24 Colchester 28 5 7 16 22 -29
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Southend United Fixtures (view all)

Feb 6 2016 3:00PM : Colchester United (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Scunthorpe United (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 16 2016 7:45PM : Bradford City (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 22 2016 7:45PM : Burton Albion (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 26 2016 7:45PM : Port Vale (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Crewe Alexandra (H)
Sky Bet League One

Recent Southend United Results (view all)