Ahead of this weekend's game against Walsall we dive into the archives and look at the history between the two sides...
The last time Blues beat Walsall at home (other than this season) was back in the 2007/08 season, which also happens to be the last time Southend did the double over the Saddlers.
The two sides love to score against each other with a total of 227 goals being scored (Blues 128, Saddlers 99) in the 82 games they have played together in, meaning an average of around three goals are scored in every game between Blues and the Saddlers.
Out of the 82 games played between Southend and Walsall 41 have been won by Blues, 18 have ended in draws and 23 have been won by Walsall.
Southend have faced Walsall at home in the month of March a total of seven times, which they have never lost (W6, D1).
The first time Blues hosted Walsall in a football league game took place on 10th March 1928, with the result ending 2-1 to Southend.
We have played three cup games against Walsall, two in the FA Cup and one in the League Cup.