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danburyshrimper

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Hopefully we will sign a quality holding midfielder this week. . . but if we dont, maybe the answer is already in our squad?
Last night it was blatantly obvious we were again trying to put square pegs into round holes... and the holes in the midfield were massive! Phillips is a quality defender, but he's certainly no midfielder.

With the awesome performance of Smith in goal + Benyon slotting away the winning penalty last week, maybe its time for the 3rd favourite target of the boo boys to step up + make a name for himself? Spicer is an experienced pro playing hundreds of leagues games in centre midfield + is definitely capable , sadly his confidence has been shot to pieces. Now if the Southend management can encourage him + bring his confidence back , stick him in midfield and he can show us his undoubted class.

Sturrock is a master of this -- Who could foresee Tomlin turning from hopeless to prolific this season? Who could foresee Ryan Hall turning from bit part non league bad boy to Championship quality player?

If Spicer is thrown in the deep end and the Southend faithful actually get behind him on Saturday i do think we will see the real Spice Boy back in business !

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