ALL TIME RECORD
Southend wins: 28
Shrewsbury wins: 18
LAST SIX MEETINGS
League One - Oct 16 - Southend 1 Shrewsbury 1
League One - Feb 16 - Shrewsbury 1 Southend 2
League One - Sep 15 - Southend 0 Shrewsbury 1
League Two - Feb 15 - Shrewsbury 1 Southend 1
League Two - Sep 14 - Southend 1 Shrewsbury 0
League Two - Jan 12 - Shrewsbury 2 Southend 1
Southend win: Evs
Shrewsbury win: 13/5
Darren England (South Yorkshire) England has shown 108 yellow cards and nine reds in the 38 games he has taken charge of so far this season.
England has already officiated two Blues matches during the current campaign, a 2-0 win at Oxford United in February and a 3-0 defeat at Rochdale in October.
Bradford v AFC Wimbledon, Bury v Northampton, Chesterfield v Charlton, Coventry v Walsall, Gillingham v Fleetwood, Millwall v Oxford, MK Dons v Sheff Utd, Oldham v Rochdale, Peterborough v Bristol Rovers, Port Vale v Bolton, Shrewsbury v Southend, Swindon v Scunthorpe
POINTS OF INTEREST
>Former Blues midfielder Gary Deegan will be in the Shrews squad this weekend.
Deegan, who left Roots Hall at the end of last season, has made 46 appearances so far this term but was on the bench against Northampton on Monday.
>The Shrews have triumphed just once in nine games but are unbeaten in their last three.
>Shrewsbury are currently three points above the drop zone but have played a game more than 21st placed Port Vale.