SOUTHEND United manager Chris Powell has made three changes to his starting line-up for this afternoon’s clash with Doncaster Rovers at Roots Hall.

Winger Michael Kightly has returned in place of Shayon Harrison on the left flank while Marc-Antoine Fortune has come in for Freddie Ladapo in attack.

The final change comes in the centre of the park where Josh Wright has been preferred to Michael Timlin who drops down onto the bench.

Sam Mantom has also been selected among the substitutes as he makes the squad for the first time since signing on loan from Scunthorpe United at the end of January.

Southend United: Oxley, Demetriou, Turner, Ferdinand, Coker, McLaughlin, Wright, Yearwood, Kightly, Cox, Fortune

Subs: Bishop, Kyprianou, Timlin, Wordsworth, Mantom, Harrison & Ladapo