Southend United defender doubtful for Bradford City

26 August 2010 09:57
Blues centre back Mark Phillips was not for considered for the Carling Cup defeat at Wolves due to injury, and is also considered a major doubt for the league game at Bradford City. Mark Phillips; unlikely to face the Bantams with a dodgy hamstring Shrimpers central defender Mark Phillips was surprisingly left out in the weekend defeat to Port Vale, but found himself on at half-time to save Luke Prosser from further embarrasment.missed out on last night's trip to Wolves after picking up a hamstring problem. The centre-back suffered the injury during training. And he is now also expected to miss Friday's visit to Bradford City. Blues boss Paul Sturrock told "It's disappointing but we will have to wait and see how it settle downs." Phillips, 27, joined Blues on a free transfer during the summer and started the first two league games of the season.