Twitter reaction to Southend United's 1-0 win at Accrington Stanley

Cian Bolger heads the ball clear on his first game since returning to Southend United

Cian Bolger heads the ball clear on his first game since returning to Southend United

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PLAYERS

Difficult first game but a great win for us. A long journey is so much better when you get three points.

@mylesweston

To our loyal Southend fans, I think it’s our season. The squad looks strong and hungry and with you behind us it can only end in success. Great result, exactly what we needed. Top support as per usual from you guys.

@kevanhurst14

What a win. Great result and so good to be back playing. Fans were great.

@conorclifford91

Good to get the three points on the board.

@cbolger92

First game of the season and first three points.

@shaqcoulthirst

FANS

A good start with plenty of positives. Clifford was very good and very impressed with Weston.

@mwelly7

Good first half performance and fully deserved the win. Thought Clifford bossed the game.

@deanallum

Great positive start for SUFC. Unlucky not to score more. Clifford man of the match, very impressive. Weston also impressed me as well.

@danmc_sufc

First half we looked sharp and dangerous. Going forward second half was more of a battle but we won that. Great display in midfield from Conor Clifford. Totally justified his selection.

@kristofshrimper

Star man Clifford. But also impressive showings from the centre backs. Barney looked sharp. Gave away too many free kicks though.

@harrisufc

Clifford bossed the game. Weston very useful at both holding up the ball and getting in behind. Good start.

@jakeosborne92

This is the start of what is going to be a successful season for SUFC.

@jordy200897

I say it every year but this year I believe, promotion.

@garyjackets

A good start to the season and thought we deserved the win. Clifford very impressive, along with Weston. Good to get the clean sheet too.

@essexkilns

Fantastic result for Blues’ first game of the new season. Feel bad for Barry Corr, he should have been more aggressive with his penalty. Good Luck to Accrington for the rest of the season.

@riggins84

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