Graham Coughlan has revealed how Bristol Rovers’ recovery from two goals down to beat Southend 4-2 followed a half-time threat to cancel the players’ Christmas party.
Ed Upson produced a candidate for Bristol Rovers’ goal of the season as they fought back from two goals down to beat Southend 4-2 in a Sky Bet League One thriller at the Memorial Stadium.
Bristol Rovers defender Rollin Menayese is banned for the visit of Southend.
Burton boss Nigel Clough was left frustrated by a key refereeing decision in the draw with Southend.
Burton will check on the fitness of Nathan Broadhead ahead of the visit of Southend.
Oxford boss Karl Robinson was pleased to make it 15 games unbeaten in all competitions following his side’s convincing 4-0 Sky Bet League One win at Southend.
Matt Taylor scored a brace as Oxford surged into the Sky Bet League One play-off positions with a comfortable 4-0 win at struggling Southend.
Southend will have defender Jason Demetriou available again following international duty for the Sky Bet League One match against Oxford.
Ruel Sotiriou scored a late winner on his Dover debut to stun Southend 1-0 in the first round of the FA Cup and condemn Sol Campbell to a fourth straight defeat as Shrimpers boss.
Dover have injury and suspension problems ahead of their FA Cup first-round tie against Southend.
Sol Campbell admitted “the clock is ticking” after his relegation-haunted Southend were thumped 4-1 at Portsmouth.