A brief look back at three games that occurred on this day in years gone by...
Stoke 0-1 Southend
One goal split the two sides at half time and it proved to be enough by the full-time whistle.
The only goal scorer on the day was Derek Payne with a header from close range that came from a Ricky Otto corner.
Southend 3-2 Carlisle
Kevin Maher scored the winning goal two minutes before the final whistle to give Blues all three points.
Carlisle’s Richie Foran scored the opening goal, with Phil Whelan equalising just before half time.
Danny Webb scored Blues second to put the team in front.
Tony Hopper scored the visiting sides equaliser in the 83rd minute but Kevin Maher
made sure the score ended in Blues favour with an 88th minute winner from close
Hereford 1-3 Southend
Two goals in the second half made sure Paul Sturrock’s side secured all three points.
James McQuilkin scored the opening goal for the home side just after kick-off.
Barry Corr scored Blues equaliser in the 27th minute.
Current midfielder Michael Timlin scored Southend’s second to put the visitor’s in the lead.
Blair Sturrock scored the winning goal on the day with a goal in the 67th minute giving Blues a win off the back of two league defeats.