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Official Match Thread Southend United v AFC Wimbledon

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So here we are the nineteenth League One home game of the 2018/19 season and Chris Powell’s first full season since his return and time in charge at the Mighty Shrimpers.

Our nineteenth match at home is against AFC Wimbledon

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It is now time for ALL of us to get behind him and the team whether you are at Roots Hall, listening on the radio, or listening/watching on ifollow, and make that famous "Roots Hall Roar".

Chris Powell's 19th Southend United League One Home Team of the 2018/19 season

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The Roots Hall pitch looks fantastic and is ready for action at 3.00 pm Saturday 16th March 2019 against AFC Wimbledon, It looks like we are going to have an overcast afternoon and it will be extremely windy South Westerly breeze so wrap up warm.
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The weather forecast for today at Roots Hall

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Chris Powell’s current League home record

Won 12
Drawn 3
Lost 11
Goals scored 46
Goals conceded 33


League Positions Last Season

10th (2017/18 Season) League One Southend United
18th (2017/18 Season) League One AFC Wimbledon

League Positions Current Season

18th (2018/19 Season) Southend United
24th (2018/19 Season) AFC Wimbledon

Recent League Position Change

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Previous Five Meetings

AFC Wimbledon 2-1 Southend United (L1 24/11/18 Att. 4,195)
AFC Wimbledon 2-0 Southend United (L1 01/01/18 Att. 4,392)
Southend United 1-0 AFC Wimbledon (L1 26/09/17 Att. 5,881)

AFC Wimbledon 0-2 Southend United (L1 25/03/17 Att. 4,803)
Southend United 3-0 AFC Wimbledon (L1 26/12/16 Att. 8,493)


Head to Head record

Southend United Wins: 8
Draws: 2

AFC Wimbledon Wins: 5

Special Notice

Today's the day we pay our respects to Sid Broomfield, a club legend and a man whose contribution to Southend United will never be forgotten.

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We will observe a minute’s applause prior to kick-off in memory of Sid Broomfield

On Saturday the club will pay its respects to Sid Broomfield who sadly passed away two weeks ago.

Sid was only 30 when he was handed the task of building a new stadium for Southend United.

The visit of AFC Wimbledon will be the first opportunity for us to pay tribute to a club legend, a man whose contribution to the very fabric of Southend United will never be forgotten.

A member of the Broomfield family will lay a wreath in the centre circle before a minute’s applause is observed prior to kick-off.


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Saturday’s programme is dedicated to Sid with the cover changing to a one-off style of that resembling the first game at Roots Hall against Norwich City in 1955, as well as an obituary included inside. These are on sale at the normal price of £3 and available from the sellers located around the ground and at half-time.

Please join us at Roots Hall as we remember a Southend United legend.

RIP Sid and thank you for building our Roots Hall

Wiggle it, Just a Little Bit!
 
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