SOUTHEND United manager Chris Powell has made three changes to his starting line-up for this afternoon's game against Gillingham with Isaac Hutchinson making his first League start.

Harry Bunn and Michael Turner have also been recalled with John White, Michael Kightly and Simon Cox, who has a slight knock, all dropping down to the bench.

Luke Hyam has also been selected among the substitutes after recovering from an illness.

Southend United: Bishop, Bwomono, Turner, Moore, Hendrie, Mantom, Yearwood, Dieng, Hutchinson, Robinson, Bunn

Subs: Smith, Hyam, Kightly, Cox, McLaughlin, McCoulsky & White