Shrimpers striker misses Leeds trip

Southend boss Steve Tilson will be without striker Scott Spencer for Saturday's League One trip to Elland Road to face promotion-chasing Leeds.

Last Updated: 09/04/10 at 15:28

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The 21-year-old was substituted in Monday's 3-0 defeat at Gillingham and has now been ruled out for the rest of the season with ligament and tendon damage.

Spencer's injury means Tilson may be forced to choose from a squad of just 14 as the Shrimpers look for only their second win in 20 games.

Franck Moussa will miss out as he is serving the final game of a three-match ban,Damian Scannell (foot) is sidelined but Alan McCormack could play despite a foot problem.

The Blues will be desperate for a win at Elland Road as they look to move out of the relegation zone.

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