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Southend United v West Ham United - LIVE
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- Blues: Bentley, Auger, Bennett, Clifford, Thompson, Barker, Eastwood, Timlin, Cowan, Corr, Payne
- Subs: Edwards, Chambers, Njie, Pinnock, Williams & Banton
Phil Brown: "One or two will be signed in the next 48 hours and we want to get up to the embargo limit we have of 20 players before the start of the season."
Phil Brown on the trialists: "We're close to signing two of them and not so close on the other two."
Phil Brown: It was a good test and although results don't matter it was nice to get a win in our last friendly."
Just spoken to Chris Barker who is keen to stay with Southend United and force his way back in to the plans of manager Phil Brown. The full interview will be in the Echo later this week.
Match report now online here
Southend 1, West Ham 0
Jason Williams come off the bench for Blues, replacing Corr.
Tombides fires straight at Bentley from 25 yards
Blues make another change with Banton coming on to replace Payne.
Shaun Maguire has an effort ruled out for offside
Jack Payne curls a left footed shot straight at Spiegel.
Don Cowan goes down injured and is replaced by Seedy Njie
Jack Edwards replaces Timlin in the centre of the park.
Huge chance for the Hammers as Keiran Sadlier fires over from eight yards after Lee had headed down Tombides' left wing cross.
Dylan Tombides replaces McCallum in attack for the Hammers.
Turgott has left footed shot superbly saved by Bentley after Paul McCallum had robbed Chris Barker of the ball.
Mitchell Pinnock has replaced Freddy Eastwood during the break.
Second half is underway
Southend 1, West Ham 0
Barry Corr curled a 20 yard free kick in to the right hand side of the goal after Pelly Ruddock had brought down Timlin.
Southend 1 (Corr), West Ham 0
Turgott crosses from the right hand side and Sadlier volleys wide of the left post.
Lee has a 20 yard shot well saved by Bentley.
Blues hit back with Michael Timlin having a low effort parried out by Spiegel. Barry Corr initially fails to control rebound before passing to Don Cowan who scuffed shot wide.
West Ham certainly on top at the moment.
Keiran Sadlier's shot takes a deflection off Chris Barker and flies just wide of the left post
Lee has a header from Moncur's corner saved by Bentley. His follow up effort is cleared off the line by Ryan Auger.
West Ham midfielder George Moncur's low shot blocked by the legs of Daniel Bentley
Lee volleys over from the edge of the penalty area
Hammers striker Elliot Lee shoots wide of the left post from 20 yards
Well struck shot from Barry Corr impressively tipped over by Spiegel.
Chris Barker is at centre back for Blues with JulianBennett left back. Don Cowan is right wing, Jack Payne on the left wing.
Phil Brown watching from the directors box tonight.
Spoke to a very positive Phil Brown before kick off. Hopes to sign four or five players before Saturday.
Michael Timlin skippers the team tonight.
Goalkeeper Paul Smith is also absent with a calf problem. He has yet to play during pre-season.
Still no Kevan Hurst in the starting line-up for Blues. He has a knee problem and must be a huge doubt for Saturday's game against Plymouth now.
West Ham: Spiegel, Spence, Potts, Lletget, Chambers, Ruddock, Turgott, Moncur, McCallum, Lee, Sadlier
Subs: Guzman, Nasha, Burke, Shaw, Miles, Tombides, Maguire, Cullen & Amoo
Blues: Bentley, Auger, Bennett, Clifford, Thompson, Barker, Eastwood, Timlin, Cowan, Corr, Payne
Subs: Edwards, Chambers, Njie, Pinnock, Williams & Banton
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