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  • Date:22 Oct 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Roots Hall
  • Attendance:5,425
  • Ferdinand (46) Ferdinand (53)
    Dickinson (65) Phillips (70)
  • Mansell (76)
Goal!

Live Commentary

96:52 +6.52

Shot from deep inside the area by Taiwo Atieno clears the bar.

96:33 +6.33

The ball is delivered by Kevin Nicholson, clearance made by Peter Gilbert.

90:16 +0.16

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Rene Howe by Luke Prosser. Kevin Nicholson restarts play with the free kick. Rene Howe goes off and Chris McPhee comes on.

89:43

Michael Timlin takes a shot. Save by Robert Olejnik.

88:11

The ball is delivered by Lee Mansell.

87:39

Corner from right by-line taken by Kevin Nicholson.

84:10

Liam Dickinson goes off and Blair Sturrock comes on.

83:26

Lee Mansell takes a shot. Save by Daniel Bentley.

83:17

The ball is swung over by Eunan O'Kane, Sean Clohessy manages to make a clearance.

82:56

Ryan Hall takes a shot. Robert Olejnik makes a save.

81:12

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ryan Hall, Taiwo Atieno manages to make a clearance. Short corner taken by Ryan Hall from the right by-line.

80:23

Lee Mansell takes a shot.

79:55

Mark Ellis fouled by Liam Dickinson, the ref awards a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Kevin Nicholson.

79:30

Damon Lathrope comes on in place of Billy Bodin.

78:51

The ball is delivered by Peter Gilbert, Neil Harris takes a shot. Save made by Robert Olejnik. Inswinging corner taken by Ryan Hall.

76:17

Shot by Taiwo Atieno. Save by Robert Olejnik. Inswinging corner taken by Eunan O'Kane from the left by-line. Goal scored by Lee Mansell from outside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Southend 4-1 Torquay.

75:44

Michael Timlin takes a shot. Brian Saah gets a block in.

73:42

The ball is swung over by Ryan Hall.

73:03

The assistant referee flags for offside against Rene Howe. Daniel Bentley takes the indirect free kick.

72:15

Neil Harris produces a cross, clearance by Lee Mansell.

70:24

Mark Phillips finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Southend 4-0 Torquay.Assist on the goal came from Ryan Hall. Glenn Morris leaves the field to be replaced by Daniel Bentley.

69:35

Corner from left by-line taken by Ryan Hall.

67:53

The ball is sent over by Michael Timlin.

67:18

Centre by Neil Harris, clearance by Lee Mansell.

65:47

Liam Dickinson gets on the score sheet with a goal from just inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Southend 3-0 Torquay.The assist for the goal came from Michael Timlin.

64:23

A cross is delivered by Neil Harris, save by Robert Olejnik.

61:41

Danny Stevens fouled by JP Kalala, the ref awards a free kick. Ryan Leonard replaces JP Kalala. Kevin Nicholson takes the indirect free kick.

59:46

Mark Phillips fouled by Rene Howe, the ref awards a free kick. Taiwo Atieno comes on in place of Joe Oastler. Michael Timlin takes the direct free kick.

57:42

The ball is delivered by Sean Clohessy, Mark Ellis makes a clearance. Corner taken right-footed by Mark Ellis.

56:05

Mark Phillips gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Billy Bodin. Mark Phillips goes into the book. Eunan O'Kane restarts play with the free kick.

53:39

Kane Ferdinand scores a goal from close range high into the middle of the goal. Southend 2-0 Torquay.Assist on the goal came from Neil Harris.

52:16

Effort from the edge of the penalty box by Ryan Hall goes wide of the right-hand upright.

51:26

Peter Gilbert concedes a free kick for a foul on Joe Oastler. Kevin Nicholson takes the indirect free kick.

48:34

Header from deep inside the penalty area by Neil Harris goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

47:44

Eunan O'Kane concedes a free kick for a foul on Ryan Hall. Peter Gilbert takes the free kick.

46:52

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Brian Saah by Neil Harris. Robert Olejnik takes the free kick.

46:04 +1.04

The ball is crossed by Michael Timlin, save by Robert Olejnik.

45:19

Shot from close range by Neil Harris misses to the right of the goal. Michael Timlin has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal. Kane Ferdinand finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the area low into the middle of the goal. Southend 1-0 Torquay.Assist on the goal came from Michael Timlin.

44:49

Eunan O'Kane challenges Kane Ferdinand unfairly and gives away a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Kane Ferdinand.

44:25

Unfair challenge on Lee Mansell by Mark Phillips results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Kevin Nicholson.

44:04

Kane Ferdinand takes a shot. Blocked by Mark Ellis.

43:22

Ryan Hall crosses the ball, Neil Harris takes a shot. Save made by Robert Olejnik. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Ryan Hall.

42:20

JP Kalala challenges Joe Oastler unfairly and gives away a free kick. The referee shows JP Kalala a yellow card. Free kick taken by Robert Olejnik.

40:51

The ball is delivered by Neil Harris, clearance made by Mark Ellis.

40:33

Michael Timlin crosses the ball, clearance by Mark Ellis.

39:59

Neil Harris delivers the ball, Mark Ellis makes a clearance.

38:29

Corner taken by Eunan O'Kane from the right by-line to the near post, Foul by Brian Saah on JP Kalala, free kick awarded. Peter Gilbert restarts play with the free kick.

38:14

Ryan Hall delivers the ball, Lee Mansell manages to make a clearance.

37:44

Eunan O'Kane takes a shot. Save by Glenn Morris.

35:46

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Robertson by Kane Ferdinand. Free kick taken by Robert Olejnik.

33:22

Unfair challenge on Kane Ferdinand by Joe Oastler results in a free kick. Joe Oastler is booked. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Hall.

32:45

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mark Phillips by Billy Bodin. Free kick taken by Glenn Morris.

30:57

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Neil Harris by Mark Ellis. Ryan Hall takes the direct free kick.

30:02

Billy Bodin is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Glenn Morris.

29:14

Corner taken left-footed by Ryan Hall to the near post.

28:30

Neil Harris fouled by Brian Saah, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Hall.

27:13

JP Kalala challenges Danny Stevens unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Eunan O'Kane.

25:30

Luke Prosser crosses the ball, Header from close range by Kane Ferdinand misses to the right of the goal.

23:39

Neil Harris has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide right of the goal.

22:52

Foul by Joe Oastler on Michael Timlin, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Hall. JP Kalala takes a shot. Save by Robert Olejnik.

21:38

Kevin Nicholson sends in a cross.

19:34

Neil Harris sends in a cross.

16:33

Neil Harris delivers the ball.

15:23

Neil Harris takes a shot. Save by Robert Olejnik.

14:54

Brian Saah concedes a free kick for a foul on Neil Harris. Free kick taken by Ryan Hall.

13:02

The assistant referee flags for offside against Liam Dickinson. Indirect free kick taken by Kevin Nicholson.

12:41

Lee Mansell fouled by Kane Ferdinand, the ref awards a free kick. Lee Mansell restarts play with the free kick.

8:17

Kane Ferdinand fouled by Lee Mansell, the ref awards a free kick. Luke Prosser restarts play with the free kick.

5:50

Free kick awarded for a foul by Liam Dickinson on Kevin Nicholson. Kevin Nicholson takes the free kick.

3:25

JP Kalala sends in a cross. The assistant referee signals for offside against Mark Phillips. Robert Olejnik takes the free kick.

2:59

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Ryan Hall, Rene Howe manages to make a clearance.

Match Preview

Sturrock to stick with winning formula Boss Paul Sturrock has no fresh injury concerns ahead of Southend's home clash with Torquay. Sturrock will be reluctant to make many changes to a side that is currently enjoying a seven-match unbeaten run which includes six consecutive victories. Midfielder Lee Sawyer could return having recovered from a thigh injury and then successfully completed a run in the reserves. Barry Corr is the only long-term absentee as the striker continues to recover from a knee injury. Sturrock goes into the match wary of a Gulls backlash following their 5-2 defeat against Gillingham last week. He told BBC Essex: "They're a good passing team who work very hard to get themselves into the right areas. It's a wounded animal we're playing against." Martin Ling will continue to keep faith the the same set of players as Torquay look to reverse their slide down the league. The Gulls' 5-2 defeat against Gillingham extended their winless streak in League Two to seven matches. Daniel Leadbitter is pushing to make only his second ever Football League appearance, while winger Ian Morris (knee) is a long-term absentee. Manager Ling insists there is no crisis at Plainmoor, and refuses to panic despite their alarming loss of form. "I don't think it's crisis point at this moment in time," Ling told BBC Devon. "There are positives there but there's an awful lot of negatives. I do feel the answers are within the squad, it's just for me to find them answers."

Formation:442Manager: Paul Sturrock

Southend

Formation: 442Manager: Martin Ling

Torquay

  • Glenn Morris
  • Sean Clohessy
  • Mark Phillips
  • Luke Prosser
  • Peter Gilbert
  • Kane Ferdinand
  • JP Kalala
  • Michael Timlin
  • Ryan Hall
  • Neil Harris
  • Liam Dickinson
  • SUBS
  • Daniel Bentley
  • Bilel Mohsni
  • Anthony Grant
  • Ryan Leonard
  • Blair Sturrock

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Match Report

Shrimpers march on Southend extended their unbeaten run to eight matches in the league after trouncing torrid Torquay 4-1 at Roots Hall, with all of their goals coming in the second half. The promotion pushing Shrimpers struggled to break down the visitors in the first half but they ran riot after the break, with midfielder Kane Ferdinand bagging a brace. He opened the scoring just 20 seconds after the interval when he latched on to a deflected right-wing cross from Michael Timlin. And he then doubled his tally in the 54th minute by brilliantly volleying home a deep right-wing cross from Neil Harris. Southend remained on top and, in the 66th minute, Paul Sturrock's men made it 3-0 as top-goalscorer Liam Dickinson latched on to Timlin's through ball and blasted a low 20-yard shot in to the bottom left-hand corner of the net. Four minutes later, defender Mark Phillips headed a left-wing corner from Ryan Hall past Robert Olejnik . But Torquay, who have now not won for eight games, hit back with a consolation strike 13 minutes from time when Mark Ellis found the target.

Form Guide

    WWWWWD
  • Southend
  • VS
  • Torquay
  • DDLDLL

Last Meetings

  • Torquay
  • 1 - 1
  • Southend
  • 19/02/2011
  • Southend
  • 2 - 1
  • Torquay
  • 04/09/2010
  • Southend
  • 1 - 2
  • Torquay
  • 08/05/2004
  • Torquay
  • 3 - 0
  • Southend
  • 29/11/2003
  • Southend
  • 3 - 0
  • Torquay
  • 19/04/2003
  • Torquay
  • 3 - 1
  • Southend
  • 21/12/2002

Top Scorers

Southend

  • B Mohsni 4
  • M Phillips 3
  • R Hall 2
  • P Gilbert 2
  • M Timlin 2
  • N Harris 1
  • L Dickinson 1
  • R Leonard 1
  • K Ferdinand 1

Torquay

  • L Mansell 4
  • K Nicholson 2
  • R Howe 2
  • B Bodin 2
  • C McPhee 1
  • B Saah 1
  • T Atieno 1
  • D Stevens 1
  • C Robertson 1
  • E O'Kane 1

Goals

Southend

    • Total goals 35
    • Goals per game 22
  • 4 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) Period 81-90 mins

Torquay

    • Total goals 31
    • Goals per game 18
  • 1 (For) 6 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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