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Southend United midfielder Marc Laird makes welcome return from injury
BLUES boss Phil Brown hailed the return of midfielder Marc Laird after the midfielder ended 10 weeks of injury heartache with a late substitute appearance against Mansfield Town on Friday night.
Laird has been out of action with a combination of injuries after limping off against Northampton Town in mid August.
And Brown is thrilled to have the influential Scotsman available again.
“It was great to get Marc on and too see him back playing,” said Brown.
“He dictates the matches he’s involved in and he’s pulling up trees in training so he’s pushing for a start and I think everyone can see how fierce the competition is in that midfield now.”