Sloppy finishing costs Shrimpers

Southend were made to pay for their wastefulness in front of goal as Aaron Brown's early goal secured a 1-0 win for Yeovil at Roots Hall.

Last Updated: 24/01/09 at 19:16 Post Comment

Brown: Netted winner

Brown: Netted winner

Bet £10 Get £30

Daily Offers And Promotions. Join Now & Bet £10 and Get a £30 Free Bet

The visitors took the lead on six minutes after former Yeovil goalkeeper Steve Mildenhall failed to collect Andy Welsh's free-kick from the right flank. Southend were unable to clear the ball and centre-back Brown volleyed the ball into the net from six yards.

The Shrimpers chased for an equaliser but saw Adam Barrett and Lee Barnard head off target before Glovers goalkeeper Josh Wagenaar dived bravely at Kevin Betsy's feet as he prepared to shoot in first-half stoppage-time.

Yeovil were reduced to 10 men seven minutes after the break when Aidan Downes was shown a straight red card for a two-footed challenge on Johnny Herd.

Wagenaar kept his side in front by diving at the feet of substitute Theo Robinson before denying Franck Moussa and Jean-Francois Christophe with smart saves.

The Canadian then produced a great save to foil Belgian midfielder Moussa and Glovers skipper Terrell Forbes headed over his own bar as Town hung on for the win.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Saturday, 23 August 2014
15:00
Barnsley 4-1 Gillingham Report
Bradford 0-1 Peterboro Report
Colchester 0-1 Doncaster Report
Fleetwood 0-0 Chesterfld Report
Leyton Or 0-0 Walsall Report
MK Dons 0-0 Coventry Report
Port Vale 0-2 Notts Co Report
Preston 1-0 Oldham Report
Rochdale 1-1 Bristol C Report
Sheff Utd 1-0 Crawley Report

Sky Bet League 1

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Fleetwood 4 4 10
2 Peterboro 4 2 9
3 Preston 4 5 8
4 Bristol C 4 2 8
5 Barnsley 4 3 7
6 Swindon 4 3 7
7 MK Dons 4 2 7
8 Bradford 4 2 7
9 Doncaster 4 2 7
10 Notts Co 4 2 7
11 Chesterfld 4 1 7
12 Sheff Utd 4 0 6
13 Crawley 4 -1 6
14 Leyton Or 4 1 5
15 Coventry 4 0 5
16 Port Vale 4 0 5
17 Rochdale 4 1 4
18 Gillingham 4 -3 4
19 Yeovil 4 -4 4
20 Walsall 4 -1 3
21 Oldham 4 -3 2
22 Colchester 4 -3 1
23 Scunthorpe 4 -8 1
24 Crewe 4 -7 0

Updated Tue, 26 Aug 2014

Footer 365

Indian Super League: Alessandro Del Piero to play for Delhi Dynamos franchise

Alessandro Del Piero will play for the Delhi Dynamos and will take up an ambassadorial role in the Indian Super League

Transfer news: West Brom closing on deal for winger Sebastian Blanco

West Brom are close to agreeing a deal to sign winger Sebastián Blanco, according to Sky sources.

Women's football: Wolfsburg captain Nadine Kessler named Best Women’s Player in Europe

Wolfsburg captain Nadine Kessler has been named Best Women’s Player in Europe at an awards ceremony in Monaco

Mail Box

Don't Forget Chelsea Also Need A Striker

With Diego Costa struggling for fitness, one Chelsea fan pipes up in the mailbox to remind us that the Blues also need a striker. Plus, thoughts on Rooney as captain...

A United Fan Happy To See Welbeck Go

One United fan doesn't understand all the fuss over Danny Welbeck, while we also have mails on Arsenal being Arsenal, curious transfers and how to pronounce 'Gaal'...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property