Paterson poised to earn starting spot

Matt Paterson could be recalled to Southend's starting line-up for the clash against League One leaders Norwich at Carrow Road on Tuesday.

Last Updated: 22/02/10 at 16:19

Paterson: Could be given a start

Paterson: Could be given a start

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The striker came off the bench to score his first goal for the Shrimpers in Saturday's 3-1 defeat at MK Dons and could be rewarded with a starting berth.

On-loan winger Sanchez Watt came through 90 minutes against Paul Ince's side after recovering from a sprained ankle and will hope to keep his place in the side.

Shrimpers boss Steve Tilson could recall left-back Scott Malone and midfielder Franck Moussa after the duo were left on the bench at the weekend.

Anthony Grant (ankle) and Stuart O'Keefe (hernia) will not be in contention to face the Canaries as relegation-threatened United look to end a dismal run of seven games without a win.

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