Freedman ready for Lions clash

Veteran striker Dougie Freedman is set to lead the line for Southend in Friday night's League One clash with Millwall at Roots Hall.

Last Updated: 20/08/09 at 16:07

Freedman: Declares himself fit

Freedman: Declares himself fit

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The former Scotland international was doubtful for the clash owing to concerns over his fitness following an injury-ravaged year, but he has declared himself fit despite playing against Wycombe on Tuesday.

"I'm feeling good and it wouldn't be a problem for me to start," he told the Southend Echo. "I'm in shape and I feel fit enough to play again."

Winger Damien Scannell has begun training following an ankle injury but will not be involved, while Francis Laurent is sidelined through a similar injury.

Tilson's men will be looking to register their first league win of the season against Kenny Jackett's side. Tuesday's 1-1 draw at Wycombe followed 2-2 draws against Huddersfield and Walsall respectively.

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League One Fixtures

Saturday, 09 August 2014
12:15
Sheff Utd v Bristol C  
15:00
Barnsley v Crawley  
Bradford v Coventry  
Colchester v Oldham  
Fleetwood v Crewe  
Leyton Or v Chesterfld  
MK Dons v Gillingham  
Port Vale v Walsall  
Preston v Notts Co  
Rochdale v Peterboro  

Sky Bet League 1

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

Updated Wed, 09 Jul 2014

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