Robins' season ends on a low

Southend skipper Adam Barrett and Jean-Francois Christophe ensured relegated Cheltenham's season ended on a low note as they lost 2-0.

Last Updated: 02/05/09 at 18:16 Post Comment

Barrett: Found the back of the net

Barrett: Found the back of the net

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Barrett headed a Simon Francis free-kick into the top left-hand corner from eight yards in the 54th minute and midfielder Christophe blasted home a 20-yard shot into the opposite corner in the 89th minute after being teed up by Franck Moussa.

Cheltenham started brightly and should have opened the scoring in the ninth minute when Yuri Berchiche crossed from the left byline, but striker Michael Antonio hooked the ball over the bar from six yards out.

Debutant Robins goalkeeper Will Puddy then produced some decent saves to deny Southend forward Theo Robinson, who also had a goal ruled out for a handball.

Cheltenham nearly found a quick equaliser four minutes after Barrett's goal, but Blues keeper Steve Mildenhall dived to save David Hutton's free-kick.

And the Shrimpers came within a whisker of doubling their advantage when Lee Barnard picked up a poor Puddy clearance and tried an audacious 40-yard shot which went just wide before Christophe's clincher.

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

Tuesday, 24 February 2015
19:45
Doncaster 1-3 Bristol C Report
Preston 1-0 Walsall Report
Rochdale 1-2 Sheff Utd Report
Scunthorpe 0-1 Barnsley Report
Swindon 2-1 Bradford Report
Saturday, 21 February 2015
15:00
Barnsley 2-0 Crewe Report
Bradford 1-1 Walsall Report
Colchester 3-2 Bristol C Report
Fleetwood 2-1 Notts Co Report
Leyton Or 3-0 Oldham Report

Footer 365

Arsenal announce £11m profit and £138.8m cash reserve

Arsenal have returned robust financial results, with turnover increased to £148.5m and an overall profit before tax of £11.1m.

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal eyes 'luck'

Louis van Gaal claims the most important factor in Manchester United's pursuit of a top-four place is 'luck'.

Chelsea v Tottenham preview

Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic is suspended for Sunday's Capital One Cup final against Tottenham at Wembley (4pm kick-off).

Mail Box

Are Tottenham Right To Redevelop?

It's a really good Friday afternoon Mailbox, with thoughts on Spurs' ground development, the Europa league (leave it alone) and one man running for a very good cause...

Rodgers Is More Of A Paisley Than A Rafa

Most Liverpool fans in the Mailbox are claiming to be pleased to see the back of the Europa League. Plus merging the Europa and Champions League, and winter WC...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company