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THIS Saturday the Shrimpers are back in League 2 action as they welcome Cumbrian side Carlisle United to Roots Hall for an early 1 pm kick-off as the Essex-based side chase Football League survival.

BUILD-UP

THIS Saturday the Shrimpers are back in League 2 action as they welcome Cumbrian side Carlisle United to Roots Hall for an early 1 pm kick-off as the Essex-based side chase Football League survival.

Following a much-needed victory last Saturday away to Harrogate Town the Shrimpers squad will be in high spirits as they look to continue winning ways against a Carlisle side who despite promotion from earlier in the season have since fallen away and not sit in mid-table.

With less than 10 games remaining Mark Molesleys side currently sit inside the relegation spots but are just 3 points behind Barrow who have 2 games in hand and local rivals Colchester United who are just 4 points in front.

Southend are currently on a 4 game unbeaten run having drawn 3 and won 1 since March the 13th.

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TEAM NEWS

John White

Unfortunately, John will not be available for this one having sustained what at the time was thought to be a fractured shoulder blade which turns out is not the case and following an MRI scans it has been revealed it is in fact damage around the ligaments and tendon.

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Timothee Dieng and Sam Hart

Both will be unavailable as they continue to serve suspensions

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For the latest team news be sure to check our Twitter page over on @Shrimperstalk


THE OPPOSITION

Last Campaign: Sky Bet League 2 – 18th

Current Campaign: Sky Bet League 2 – 11th

Previous Fixture: Carlisle United 2 Crawley Town 0

Manager: Chris Beech

20/21 Top Scorer: Jon Mellish (11)

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POTENTIAL STARTING 11


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