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Official Match Thread Southend United v Barrow AFC

The Big Dady

Light & Bitter
Staff member
Jan 20, 2007
The Official Match Thread brought to you by ShrimperZone.com

So here we are the eleventh League Two home game of the 2020/21 season and Mark Molesley’s eleventh league home game in charge as manager of the Mighty Shrimpers.

Our 11th League Two match at home is against Barrow AFC

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

Mark Molesley’s 11th Southend United League two Home Team of the 2020/21 season


The Roots Hall pitch looks fantastic and is ready for action at 3.00pm Saturday 9th January 2021 against Barrow AFC looks like we are going to have a nice sunny afternoon at Roots Hall with a gentle breeze, but it will still feel cold with the temperature only just above freezing.

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Roots Hall basking in the sun

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Groundsman doing his stuff to get Roots Hall ready

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OK who is in the crowd at Roots Hall? Own Up!

Here is the weather forecast for this afternoon at Roots Hall

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Current League home record after 10 home games

Won 3
Dawn 1
Lost 6
Goals scored 9
Goals conceded 16

League Positions Last Season

22nd (2019/20 Season) League One Southend United (Relegated)
1st (2019/20 Season) National League Barrow AFC (Champions,Promoted)

League Positions Current Season

21st (2020/21 Season) League Two Barrow AFC
23rd (2020/21 Season) League Two Southend United

Recent League Position Change

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Previous Six Meetings

Barrow AFC 2-1 Southend United (D4 19/02/72 Att. 2,068)
Southend United 1-0 Barrow AFC (D4 29/10/71 Att. 12,426)
Barrow AFC 2-0 Southend United (D4 20/03/71 Att. 1,452)
Southend United 2-3 Barrow AFC (D4 06/11/70 Att. 6,923)
Barrow AFC 1-0 Southend United (D4 22/04/67 Att. 5,847)
Southend United 1-3 Barrow AFC (D4 28/10/66 Att. 9,063)

Head to Head record

Southend United Wins: 1
Draws: 0
Barrow AFC Wins: 5

Current Form

Barrow AFC
Southend United W W D W L

Come On You Blues!