Southend V Shrewsbury at Roots Hall : Match Preview

Southend V Shrewsbury - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game live.Southend striker David Mooney set to miss Shrewsbury match with ankle injurySouthend forward David Mooney is expected to miss the visit of Shrewsbury to Roots Hall because of an ankle problem.The striker limped out of a midweek under-21s match against Bournemouth on Tuesday, and could be set for a couple of weeks on the sidelines.Marc-Antoine Fortune scored twice against the Cherries to press his claim for a start in the League One match, with Nile Ranger, just back from an injury lay-off, and Simon Cox having led the attack in the 3-0 win at MK Dons.Former Reading and Crystal Palace winger Jimmy Kebe has been training with the Shrimpers ahead of a potential move, while midfielder Michael Timlin continues his recovery from a long-standing hamstring injury.Shrewsbury defender Ryan McGivern will miss the match as he serves his second suspension of the season.McGivern returned for last weekend's loss to Northampton following a ban for his sending off against Walsall but picked up a fifth booking of the campaign and must sit out another game.That could mean a headache for new boss Paul Hurst in his first game in charge after both Olly Lancashire and Ian Black were forced off with injuries against Northampton.Adam El-Abd (groin) and Shaun Whalley (calf) are also sidelined.

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