UK time is: 15:57:50
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Brown Seeking Injury Answers

Phil Brown is looking to get to the bottom with the ongoing injury problems for Luke O'Neil and Luke Prosser.

O'Neill's been sidelined for most of his loan from Burnley so far due to a thigh injury and Prosser's been troubled of late by a calf injury but Brown's told BBC Essex that scans will hopefully clear up what the problems are once and for all.

'The two Luke's are both going for scans. It's becoming slightly mysterious why both players are not out there.

'The physio knows there is something wrong and is trying to get it into me that there's something wrong and you can't play them.

'I think it's a balancing act. I hate recurrence of injuries. Once they're fit, they're fit and that's it. We'll get more information from the specialists.'

It was an impressive start to his Southend loan but if O'Neill isn't able to return shortly I'm not so sure what benefits there will be to keeping him on loan from Burnley and we could well see him sent back to the Championship side.

All being well though the scans can determine what the issues are and these can be quickly overcome. On the other hand they might show up something a little more serious but either way we need to know.

Join The Vital Debate




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: Seasider Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday February 20 2014

Time: 8:00AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Southend United Articles

The Preview: Bury v Southend (Saturday March 28 2015)

Nottingham Forest Winger Confirmed (Friday March 27 2015)

Southend Sign Forest Winger? (Thursday March 26 2015)

Brown Expecting Very Tough Bury Test (Wednesday March 25 2015)

Concussion For Prosser (Tuesday March 24 2015)

Disappointing Week For Brown (Tuesday March 24 2015)

Stats: Southend v Cambridge (Saturday March 21 2015)

Video - Brown Ahead Of Cambridge (Saturday March 21 2015)

Archived Southend United Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. seasider 2

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Southend 0 - 0 Cambridge
Burton 2 - 1 Southend
Dag & Red 1 - 3 Southend
Southend 2 - 2 Wycombe
Wimbledon 0 - 0 Southend
Southend 2 - 0 Carlisle

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Shrewsbury 38 21 8 9 28 71
3. Wycombe 38 19 14 5 21 71
4. Bury 38 20 7 11 13 67
5. Southend 38 17 12 9 9 63
6. Newport 39 17 10 12 3 61
7. Luton 38 16 10 12 8 58
8. Plymouth 38 16 9 13 14 57

Breaking League News

Team Line-Ups: Mansfield v York City
York : 28/03/2015 14:46:01
Oxford team v Carlisle
Oxford : 28/03/2015 14:00:00
Oxford v Carlisle
Oxford : 28/03/2015 13:09:01
Oxford strike a deal to to sign Kyle Vassell
Oxford : 28/03/2015 12:34:00
Wilcox looks to cut deficit
York : 28/03/2015 12:03:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Cambridge MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Bentley 0%
White 0%
Thompson 0%
Prosser 0%
Coker 100%
Worrall 0%
Leonard 0%
Timlin 0%
Hurst 0%
Pigott 0%
Corr 0%
Sub - Atkinson 0%
Sub - Payne 0%
Sub - Binnom-Williams 0%