ALL TIME RECORD
Southend wins: 44
Northampton wins: 45
LAST SIX MEETINGS
League One - Sep 16 - Northampton 4 Southend 0
League Two - Jan 15 - Northampton 1 Southend 1
League Two - Nov 14 - Southend 2 Northampton 0
League Two - Feb 14 - Northampton 2 Southend 1
League Two - Aug 13 - Southend 2 Northampton 0
League Two - Feb 13 - Southend 1 Northampton 2
Southend win: Evs
Northampton win: 13/5
John Brooks (Leicestershire)
Brooks has shown 133 yellow cards and eight reds in the 29 games he has taken charge of so far this season.
Brooks is currently in his first season as a Football League referee and officiated Blues’ 4-0 defeat at Scunthorpe United in September.
Bradford City v Bolton Wanderers, Chesterfield v Bury, Coventry v Gillingham, MK Dons v Fleetwood Town, Port Vale v Bristol Rovers, Rochdale v Charlton Athletic, Sheff Utd v Scunthorpe Utd, Shrewsbury v AFC Wimbledon, Southend v Northampton, Swindon v Oldham, Walsall v Peterborough
POINTS OF INTEREST
>Northampton are managed by former Blues left-back Justin Edinburgh.
>The Cobblers have won three of their last four games.
>Ex Southend striker Alex Revell has scored 10 goals for Northampton so far this season but is likely to miss tomorrow’s game with a calf problem.
>Former Shrimpers loanee John-Joe O’Toole is likely to start for the Cobblers. The midfielder has scored four goals in his last three games.
>Northampton have lost five of their last six away matches and have not won on the road since Boxing Day.