Corr double flattens Fleetwood

Barry Corr scored twice as Southend beat Fleetwood 2-0 to give their promotion hopes a boost in their League Two clash at Roots Hall on Friday evening.

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Barry Corr: Helped Shrimpers to victory on Friday evening

Barry Corr: Helped Shrimpers to victory on Friday evening

The Irish striker had gone 12 games without a goal for the Shrimpers but he rediscovered his scoring touch to help fire Phil Brown's side to a third successive league win.

Corr's first goal came in the 21st minute when Kevan Hurst's brilliant right-wing cross picked him out at the far post to bundle the ball home.

Fleetwood had been on top up until the Shrimpers' goal with striker David Bell having two low shots saved by Daniel Bentley.

The Southend goalkeeper then also did well to parry out a well-struck shot from Antoni Sarcevic.

But the Shrimpers made sure of their win in the 81st minute, with Corr on target from the penalty spot.

The spot-kick was given after Will Atkinson was brought down by Liam Hogan and Corr slammed his 12-yard shot high in to the left hand side of the net.

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Friday, 18 April 2014
15:00
AFC W'don 2-2 Newport  
Accrington 1-1 Mansfield  
Bury 4-0 Plymouth  
Cheltenham 1-2 Fleetwood  
Chesterfld 1-1 Exeter  
Morecambe 1-1 Scunthorpe  
Oxford Utd 0-1 York City  
Rochdale 0-3 Southend  
Torquay 0-1 Dag + Red  
Wycombe 1-1 Northamptn  

Sky Bet League 2

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Scunthorpe 43 25 77
2 Chesterfld 43 27 75
3 Rochdale 43 19 75
4 Fleetwood 43 14 72
5 Burton Alb 42 5 68
6 Southend 43 15 65
7 York City 43 9 64
8 Oxford Utd 43 7 62
9 Plymouth 43 -6 58
10 Bury 43 9 57
11 Dag + Red 43 -3 57
12 Mansfield 43 -6 57
13 Newport 43 -3 54
14 AFC W'don 43 -5 53
15 Cheltenham 43 -9 52
16 Accrington 43 -3 51
17 Portsmouth 42 -12 51
18 Morecambe 43 -14 50
19 Hartlepool 42 -2 49
20 Exeter 43 -6 49
21 Wycombe 43 -9 47
22 Bristol R 42 -9 47
23 Northamptn 43 -19 47
24 Torquay 43 -24 39

Updated Fri, 18 Apr 2014

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