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Official Match Thread Southend United v Newport County (Last game of the 2020/21 Season)

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 twenty third and last League Two home game of the 2020/21 season and Phil Brown’s 3rd League home game in charge since returning as manager of the Mighty Shrimpers.

Our 23rd and last League Two match at home is against Newport County

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This is our last home game of the season and our last game in the English Football League for a while.

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.

Phil Brown’s 3rd Southend United and last EFL League two Home Team of the 2020/21 season


The Roots Hall pitch looks fantastic and is ready for action at 15.00 hrs Saturday 8th May 2021 against Newport County. It looks like the heavy rain and high winds have died out but there will still be chance of drizzle and gusty winds during this afternoon's game at Roots Hall.

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Here is the weather forecast for this afternoon at Roots Hall

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Current League home record after 22 home games

Won 5
Dawn 5
Lost 12
Goals scored 15
Goals conceded 28

League Positions Last Season

22nd (2019/20 Season) League One Southend United (Relegated)
14th (2019/20 Season) League Two Newport County

League Positions Current Season

5th (2020/21 Season) League Two Newport County
23rd (2020/21 Season) League Two Southend United

Recent League Position Change

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Previous Six Meetings

Newport County 0-1 Southend United (L2 09/02/21 Att. Covid 0)
Southend United 0-2 Newport County (LC1 08/08/17 Att. 2,998)
Southend United 2-0 Newport County (L2 14/04/15 Att. 5,480)
Newport County 1-0 Southend United (L2 21/10/14 Att. 2,558)
Southend United 0-0 Newport County (L2 31/01/14 Att. 5,992)
Newport County 3-1 Southend United (L2 26/10/13 Att. 3,652)

Head to Head record

Southend United Wins: 43
Draws: 14
Newport County Wins: 44

Current Form

Newport County
Southend United D D L W W

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Come On You Blues!