Injury issues mount for Southend
Southend have a number of harm considerations as they give the impression of being to keep away from a 3rd directly Sky Bet League One defeat when Fleetwood seek advice from Roots Hall.
Midfielder Anthony Wordsworth is ready for a few weeks out with a calf harm, whilst captain Anton Ferdinand is still assessed on a knee downside which has compelled him to pass over the remaining two video games.
Defender John White (foot) and midfielder Josh Wright (hamstring) additionally proceed their rehabilitation. Centre-back Rob Kiernan is improving after present process an operation on his knee.
The Shrimpers have additionally observed midfielder Ryan Leonard entire a transfer to Sky Bet Championship aspect Sheffield United, whilst striker Nile Ranger’s contract has been terminated because of “reoccurring disciplinary issues”.
New signings Toumani Diagouraga, Gethin Jones and Paddy Madden may well be in line for Fleetwood debuts.
Midfielder Diagouraga signed an 18-month contract on Wednesday after his handle Plymouth expired, whilst defender Gethin Jones joined too past due on Friday to function of their FA Cup tie with Leicester.
Madden signed previous remaining week however was once ineligible for the cup recreation, having in the past performed for Scunthorpe.
Midfielder Bobby Grant is again in rivalry after creating a goalscoring go back within the midweek Checkatrade Trophy win over Bury after 10 weeks out with a knee harm.