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Phil Brown, Southend United manager:
"We got a clean sheet which is a positive for us but we weren't good enough with the ball in the final third and that's frustrating.
"We didn't look like scoring but I thought Cian Bolger did well on his debut for us. He was certainly in the wars and had to have five or six stitches on an eye wound before he went off with an ankle injury.
"But hopefully he can come through OK and be available for the match at Northampton on Tuesday."
Here's the match report
York 0, Blues 0
Three minutes of added on time to be played.
Barry Corr booked for a foul
Mark Phillips about to replace the injured Cian Bolger.
Cian Bolger down injured again. He's been in the wars today on his debut.
Michael Coulson beats Cian Bolger but has goalbound shot blocked in front of goal by Adam Thompson
Marc Laird on for Anthony Straker
Marc Laird looking like he could also be coming on soon.
Change for York as Ryan Jarvis replaces Ryan Bowman
Decent chance for Will Atkinson but he shoots over from just inside the area.
Jack Payne has low 25 yard shot smothered by keeper
Attendance: 3, 628 with 410 from Blues
Jack Payne already seeing plenty of the ball.
Jack Payne comes on for Michael Timlin
Looks like Jack Payne could be about to come on
Will Hayhurst booked for a foul on Will Atkinson.
Second half is underway
First half stats: York shots on target: 4, Corners 4, Blues shots on target: 0, Corners: 2
York 0, Blues 0
Cian Bolger's long ball forward is headed over his own keeper and just wide of the right post by Lanre Oyebanjo.
Two minutes of added on time to be played.
I now keep on making accidental eye contact with my York fan. Makes me feel slightly uncomfortable!
Cian Bolger is back on
My York fan is now just shouting this is a joke Brown every few minutes!
Cian Bolger is off again for more treatment on his face.
Ryan Bowman is booked for the hosts
Kevan Hurst works himself a yard of space in the box before flashing a left footed shot wide of the target.
Good volley from Will Hayhurst is tipped around the right post by Daniel Bentley.
Good cross from Ben Coker but there wasn't a single Blues player in the box.
Man in front of me in his twenties has a player's name on the back of the shirt. What age is this still acceptable?
Can't help but feel Ryan Leonard's throw could be far more dangerous than it actually is.
To be fair he's been more interesting than the game so far!
Guy next to me giving great commentary. His latest line - "We're in the north now, play like men you southern softies."
Lanre Odebanjo has been pulling the strings for York :-)
Has new shirt on and what looks like tissue paper on his face.
Cian Bolger is back on.
Blues still down to 10 men
Could football learn from rugby here and have blood replacements?
York on top. Ryan Bowman shoots straight at Daniel Bentley before Michael Coulson has shot deflected wide.
Ryan Leonard filling in at right-back with John White at centre-back with Cian Bolger off the pitch.
Cian Bolger has headed down the tunnel for more treatment, could require stitches.
Welcome to League Two. Cian Bolger has suffered a cut just below his right eye and is receiving treatment from Ben Clarkson.
Blues in their yellow and black striped away kit today.
Today's mystery. Why does someone who has hair as short as Adam Thompson need to wear an alice band?!
York are missing top goalscorer Wes Fletcher who has a hamstring injury
The game is underway
Blues last won at York in 1987 and have not won in their last eight visits here.
York City: Pope, Oyebanjo, Davies, Coulson, Penn, Carson, Lowe, McCombe, Bowman, Hayhurst, Reed
Subs: McGurk, Jarvis, Montrose, Platt, Ingham, Dickinson & Puri
One change for Blues this afternoon as Cian Bolger comes in for Mark Phillips after signing on loan from Bolton Wanderers. Lee Barnard is absent due to illness.
Blues: Bentley, White, Bolger, Thompson, Coker, Leonard, Atkinson, Timlin, Hurst, Corr, Straker
Subs: P Smith, Laird, Phillips, Eastwood, Payne, Williams & Gomis