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 www.echo-news.co.uk: "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.