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On This Day: 21st September

21 September 2017

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

Southend 0-0 Swindon Town
Blues continued their poor start to the 1981/82 season with another draw.
Garry Nelson came close to scoring the opening minutes.
Port Vale 0-0 Southend
It ended goalless for Blues despite some good chances from David webb’s side.
Paul Smith came close to scoring in the first half with a close range shot that went just wide of the post.
Keith Jones was the other Blues player who almost scored with a header that was saved by Mark Grew.
Lincoln 2-1 Southend 
Jay Smith scored Blues only goal as they lost 2-1 despite opening the scoring.
Jay Smith opened the scoring in the first half only for it to be cancelled out by Luke Cornwall’s goal just on the stroke of half time.
Adie Mike scored the final goal to give the home side all three points.

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