SOUTHEND United head coach Kevin Maher has made two changes to his starting line-up for this afternoon’s clash at Altrincham.

Fit-again left-back Nathan Ralph returns to the team in place of John White while Sam Dalby has come back into side as James Dunne misses out.

Jason Demetriou will skipper the side. 

Southend United: Arnold, Demetriou, Hobson, Lopata, Ralph, Walsh, Atkinson, Ferguson, Brunt, Dalby, Murphy.

Subs: Howard, Dunne, Phillips, Rush & White