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On This Day: 20th September

20 September 2017

A brief look back at three games that occurred on this day in years gone by...

1986
 
Lincoln 1-3 Southend
 
David Webb’s side scored three second half goals to secure all three points on the day.
 
Lincoln’s Tony Simmons opened the scoring in the first half.
 
Dean Neal equalised for Blues just after the start of the second half followed by a goal from Andy Rogers who put Webb’s side in front.
 
Roy McDonough finished the scoring on the day with a goal in extra time.
 
 
1997 
 
Southend 1-0 Fulham
 
An early first half goal was all that was needed to see off Fulham.
 
Ben Lewis was the only goal scorer on the day with a goal in the 16th minute to give Blues the early lead.
 
Steven Hayward came close to equalising in the second half with a close range shot that was deflected wide of the post.
 
 
2014
 
York 2-3 Southend
 
Three goals from three midfielders earned Blues all three points.
 
Myles Weston scored from the spot nine minutes into the game.
 
Russel Penn scored the equaliser for the home side on half time.
 
However, the game wasn’t level for long as Kevan Hurst put Blues in front again in the 52nd minute.
 
Jack Payne scored the third to give Southend a two-goal lead.
 
Dave Winfield scored in the 85th minute but the home side failed to score another equaliser and Blues earned their third win in three.
 

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