New loan signing Cameron Belford will start tonight’s Capital One Cup match against Peterborough United.
The stopper joined on a on month loan deal this afternoon from npower League One side Bury.
He is joined by Chris Barker, Luke Prosser and Elliot Benyon in the starting line-up.
Anthony Straker will be used in a left wing role as injuries take their toll on Paul Sturrock’s side.
Ryan Cresswell (groin), Gavin Tomlin (ankle), David Martin (foot), Barry Corr (groin) and Timlin (shoulder) are all unavailable through injury.
Southend: Belford, Clohessy, Phillips, Barker, Prosser, Hall, Leonard, Ferdinand, Straker, Harris, Benyon.
Subs: Bentley, Hurst, Eastwood, Njie, Woodyard, Coughlan.