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Youth: Blues to replay the FA Youth Cup tie against Barton Rovers

9 November 2015

Tie has to be played before November 21st due to a technicality.

Southend United youth team must replay their FA Youth Cup tie against Barton Rovers following a technical breach of the Cup rules.

As a result of the technicality the Club were reported and today had to answer the charges in a tribunal at the Football Association  that could have seen them removed from the competition.

Blues Chief Executive Steve Kavanagh said: “I’d like to thank Barton and their chairman for their support in this matter and also for the understanding and manner in which it was dealt by the FA that allowed commons sense to prevail."

The game must now be replayed at Barton before the 21st November.

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