ALL TIME RECORD
Southend wins: 39
Walsall wins: 23
LAST SIX MEETINGS
League One – Nov 16 – Walsall 0 Southend 0
League One – Apr 16 – Walsall 1 Southend 0
League One – Aug 15 – Southend 0 Walsall 2
League Cup – Aug 14 – Southend 1 Walsall 2
League One – Mar 10 – Southend 3 Walsall 0
League One – Aug 09 – Walsall 2 Southend 2
Southend win: Evs
Walsall win: 13/5
Robert Jones (Merseyside)
Jones is currently enjoying his first season as a Football League referee and has shown 103 yellow cards and four reds in the 33 games he has taken charge of so far this season. Jones has yet to referee a game involving the Shrimpers.
Tonight: Port Vale v Shrewsbury Tomorrow: Bolton v Northampton Town, Bradford City v Swindon Town, Bristol Rovers v Chesterfield, Fleetwood v AFC Wimbledon, Millwall v Bury, MK Dons v Coventry City, Oxford United v Scunthorpe United, Peterborough United v Oldham Athletic, Rochdale v Gillingham, Sheffield United v Charlton Athletic, Southend United v Walsall
POINTS OF INTEREST
>Walsall have triumphed just three times in 19 away games this season, fewer than any of the top 18 teams in League One this season.
>The Saddlers have drawn 10 of their games on the road so far this term, more than any other team in the division.
>Walsall have netted just 14 away goals this season which is the worst record among teams outside of the relegation zone.
>The Saddlers have not won away since Boxing Day.