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  • Date:05 Mar 2012
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Roots Hall
  • Attendance:5,439
Goal!

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95:02 +5.02

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Anthony Grant, Sergio Torres gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Anthony Grant. Sergio Torres is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Neil Harris shoots direct from the free kick.

94:00 +4.00

Neil Harris concedes a free kick for a foul on Pablo Mills. Rene Gilmartin takes the direct free kick.

93:22 +3.22

The ball is delivered by Claude Davis.

90:13 +0.13

Luke Prosser challenges Claude Davis unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Rene Gilmartin.

88:57

Shot by Billy Clarke from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

87:35

Effort on goal by Sean Clohessy from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

85:37

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lee Sawyer on Shaun Batt. The referee shows Lee Sawyer a yellow card. Shaun Batt goes off and John Akinde comes on. Centre by Billy Clarke, Header from close range by Sergio Torres misses to the right of the goal.

81:58

Corner taken left-footed by Billy Clarke from the right by-line to the near post, Anthony Grant manages to make a clearance.

81:39

Warren Cummings produces a cross, Headed effort from inside the area by Shaun Batt misses to the left of the goal.

75:50

(Southend) makes a substitution, with Kane Ferdinand coming on for Lee Hills.

71:42

Scott Neilson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Josh Simpson.

70:54

Foul by Lee Sawyer on Claude Davis, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Rene Gilmartin.

68:26

Foul by Shaun Batt on Anthony Grant, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Cameron Belford.

65:56

The ball is swung over by Michael Timlin, Lee Sawyer makes a clearance.

65:03

Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Anthony Grant misses to the right of the target.

63:36

Liam Dickinson on for David Martin.

62:24

Anthony Grant gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Scott Davies. Direct free kick taken by Pablo Mills.

61:41

Luke Prosser replaces Jack Sampson.

59:57

The referee gives a against Chris Barker for handball. Chris Barker is shown a red card. Penalty taken by Billy Clarke is saved by Cameron Belford. Southend 0-0 Crawley Town.

59:41

Shaun Batt takes a shot.

59:26

Josh Simpson takes a shot. Save by Cameron Belford.

55:22

Corner taken by Billy Clarke from the right by-line played to the near post.

55:17

Anthony Grant produces a cross, Warren Cummings manages to make a clearance.

54:45

Warren Cummings produces a cross, save by Cameron Belford.

54:38

Centre by Sean Clohessy, Lloyd James makes a clearance.

53:38

Shaun Batt produces a cross, Shot by Josh Simpson from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

46:46 +1.46

Shaun Batt concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark Phillips. Sean Clohessy takes the free kick.

46:15

Anthony Grant takes a shot. Save made by Rene Gilmartin.

45:36

Inswinging corner taken by Claude Davis, clearance made by Mark Phillips.

43:42

Sergio Torres fouled by Jack Sampson, the ref awards a free kick. Rene Gilmartin takes the free kick.

43:09

Mark Phillips sends in a cross.

41:40

Claude Davis delivers the ball, save by Cameron Belford.

40:19

Foul by Anthony Grant on Sergio Torres, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Warren Cummings.

38:56

Neil Harris produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the target.

38:17

The ball is crossed by Rene Gilmartin.

37:22

Scott Davies takes the inswinging corner, David Martin makes a clearance.

37:11

Billy Clarke takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Neil Harris.

36:58

Scott Davies takes a shot. Save made by Sean Clohessy.

36:23

Sergio Torres gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Timlin. Chris Barker takes the direct free kick.

35:22

Michael Timlin challenges Billy Clarke unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Scott Davies.

34:58

Billy Clarke takes a shot. Blocked by Sean Clohessy.

34:23

Corner taken by Billy Clarke played to the near post, clearance made by Chris Barker.

33:43

Inswinging corner taken by Scott Davies from the right by-line, Sean Clohessy manages to make a clearance.

33:35

Josh Simpson produces a cross, Lee Sawyer makes a clearance.

31:26

Mark Phillips gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Billy Clarke. Rene Gilmartin restarts play with the free kick.

30:12

Shot by Lloyd James from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target.

28:36

Corner taken right-footed by David Martin to the near post, Shot by Jack Sampson from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

28:15

Corner taken by Neil Harris from the left by-line, Claude Davis manages to make a clearance.

28:03

Jack Sampson takes a shot. Save made by Rene Gilmartin.

26:36

The referee blows for offside against Neil Harris. Free kick taken by Rene Gilmartin.

23:38

Foul by Shaun Batt on Anthony Grant, free kick awarded. Shaun Batt is given a yellow card. Direct free kick taken by Cameron Belford.

22:24

Dannie Bulman challenges Michael Timlin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Cameron Belford restarts play with the free kick.

19:25

Unfair challenge on Chris Barker by Shaun Batt results in a free kick. Sean Clohessy takes the direct free kick.

17:55

David Martin takes a shot. Save by Rene Gilmartin.

17:17

Pablo Mills challenges Jack Sampson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris Barker takes the direct free kick.

14:16

A cross is delivered by Sean Clohessy, Claude Davis makes a clearance.

13:51

Lloyd James produces a cross, clearance by Chris Barker.

13:44

The ball is crossed by Anthony Grant, clearance made by Dannie Bulman.

13:22

Mark Phillips crosses the ball.

12:44

Sergio Torres challenges Lee Sawyer unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sean Clohessy takes the free kick.

10:55

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Shaun Batt by Chris Barker. The referee shows Chris Barker a yellow card. Billy Clarke takes the direct free kick, Anthony Grant has an effort at goal from the edge of the area that misses to the right of the target.

10:02

Dannie Bulman gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Anthony Grant. David Martin restarts play with the free kick.

8:35

Unfair challenge on Mark Phillips by Billy Clarke results in a free kick. Cameron Belford restarts play with the free kick.

7:29

The ball is delivered by Lee Sawyer.

4:32

Foul by Sean Clohessy on Shaun Batt, free kick awarded. Strike on goal comes in from Scott Davies from the free kick, Sean Clohessy gets a block in.

2:41

Dannie Bulman takes a shot. Save made by Cameron Belford.

1:53

The ball is swung over by Dannie Bulman, Josh Simpson takes a shot. Save by Cameron Belford.

1:11

The assistant referee signals for offside against David Martin. Free kick taken by Rene Gilmartin.

0:39

Foul by Jack Sampson on Claude Davis, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Rene Gilmartin.

0:07

Free kick awarded for a foul by Sergio Torres on Sean Clohessy. Cameron Belford restarts play with the free kick.

Match Preview

Sturrock to rule on Shrimpers quartet Paul Sturrock must decide whether to recall Liam Dickinson, Kane Ferdinand, Ryan Hall or Bilel Mohsni for Southend's crunch clash at home to promotion rivals Crawley. The quartet were omitted from Sturrock's matchday squad for Saturday's 2-0 triumph at Burton and it remains to be seen whether they will come into contention on Monday. Dickinson, Ferdinand and Hall were punished for breaching club discipline procedures in the team hotel the night before last weekend's defeat at Morecambe, while the conduct of winger Mohsni was also once again in the spotlight following his behaviour at the Globe Arena. Mohsni returned to France last week due to a family matter while he also claimed to be nursing a toe problem. Sturrock could opt to keep faith with the same XI who triumphed at the Pirelli Stadium, ending a run of back-to-back defeats. Goalkeeper Glenn Morris (thigh) and midfielder Jean-Paul Kalala (knee) will again miss out, meaning loan signing Cameron Belford and Anthony Grant will continue as will Lee Hills following his weekend his debut at left-back. Kyle McFadzean is doubtful for Crawley. The defender limped out of Saturday's 1-0 home defeat by Torquay with a knee injury. Warren Cummings replaced McFadzean for his debut after joining on loan from Bournemouth on Friday, but Claude Davis could step in at Roots Hall after missing out against the Gulls following a long trip home from international duty with Jamaica. Colchester loanee Lloyd James continues at right-back with David Hunt still recovering from the broken foot he suffered against Stoke in the FA Cup. Scott Shearer is still out with a knee injury so Rene Gilmartin keeps his place in goal. Striker Karl Hawley is pushing to return to the squad after missing out on Saturday.

Formation:442Manager: Paul Sturrock

Southend

Formation: 442Manager: Steve Evans

Crawley Town

  • Cameron Belford
  • Sean Clohessy
  • Mark Phillips
  • Chris Barker
  • Lee Hills
  • Lee Sawyer
  • Anthony Grant
  • Michael Timlin
  • David Martin
  • Neil Harris
  • Jack Sampson
  • SUBS
  • Kane Ferdinand
  • Luke Prosser
  • Liam Dickinson
  • Elliot Benyon
  • Pat Baldwin

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Match Report

Belford heroics deny Crawley Cameron Belford had a home debut to remember as his penalty save earned 10-man Southend a 0-0 draw against promotion rivals Crawley Town. The goalkeeper, on loan from Bury, blocked Billy Clarke's low spot-kick down the middle with his legs and then scrambled to collect the loose ball after 61 minutes. Crawley striker Clarke had earned the penalty after Belford parried a Josh Simpson shot and the forward's follow-up was handled on the goal-line by Southend skipper Chris Barker, who was sent off. Things got worse for Blues as substitute striker Liam Dickinson was carried off on a stretcher after 80 minutes following a 50-50 tackle with Town left-back Warren Cummings. But despite playing six minutes of stoppage time, Crawley were unable to get their first win in six matches. The visitors had the only shots on target in the first half, with Sergio Torres, Dannie Bulman and Scott Davies testing Belford. Steve Evans' team started the second half brightly with Belford parrying a Clarke effort before David Martin had a tame shot for Southend. The game sprung into life on the hour mark but Southend held firm to maintain their third place in the table, with Crawley remaining sixth.

Form Guide

    LWWLLW
  • Southend
  • VS
  • Crawley Town
  • DWLDLL

Last Meetings

  • Crawley Town
  • 3 - 0
  • Southend
  • 16/08/2011

Top Scorers

Southend

  • B Mohsni 8
  • R Hall 7
  • M Phillips 7
  • L Dickinson 6
  • K Ferdinand 6
  • N Harris 5
  • M Timlin 4
  • D Martin 3
  • P Gilbert 2
  • J Kalala 1
  • R Leonard 1

Crawley Town

  • D Howell 3
  • D Bulman 2
  • C Davis 2
  • S Torres 2
  • S Watt 2
  • J Simpson 2
  • P Mills 1
  • K McFadzean 1
  • J Akinde 1
  • S Neilson 1
  • H Akpan 1
  • C Wassmer 1

Goals

Southend

    • Total goals 99
    • Goals per game 59
  • 8 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 8 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 11 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 10 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Crawley Town

    • Total goals 94
    • Goals per game 54
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 9 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 9 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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