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Home Park (ATT 6,269) 29th September 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: S Rushton

Plymouth Plymouth Argyle vs Southend United Southend

Plymouth 1

A MacDonald (50)

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Southend 1

B Assombalonga (54)
B Corr (S/O 81)

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Last Updated: 28/09/12 12:00pm

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Bhasera: Will undergo late assessment

Bhasera: Will undergo late assessment

Team news for Saturday's League Two clash between Plymouth and Southend at Home Park.

Plymouth boss Carl Fletcher will monitor midfielder Onismor Bhasera.

The Zimbabwe international was not risked in the 3-2 win over Morecambe last Saturday due to a knock and he faces a race against time to prove his fitness this time out.

Midfielder Ross Jenkins shone in Bhasera's absence with a wonder goal on debut following his loan arrival from Watford.

That goal capped an impressive performance and he is set to retain his place, even if Bhasera returns.

Warren Feeney was recalled to the starting line-up against the Shrimps and repaid his manager's faith in that decision with two goals from the penalty spot; a double salvo which should see him retain his spot in attack.

Paul Wotton is still missing after the midfielder picked up a groin injury in the 3-1 defeat to Port Vale.

Paul Sturrock will wait until as late as possible before deciding on his Southend side.

Goalkeeper Paul Smith (concussion), centre-back Mark Phillips and forward Gavin Tomlin (both groin) are all rated as 50/50 having missed last Saturday's 2-1 victory over Exeter.

Sturrock also has decisions to make over the roles of fit-again strikers Barry Corr and Freddy Eastwood, with both long-term absentees stepping off the bench against the Grecians to find the net and help clinch all three points.

"Freddy and Barry have trained regularly this week," Sturrock told the club's official website. "I don't want to rush Corr back but I have a decision to make on Freddy."

Sturrock returns to Home Park having enjoyed two managerial stints with Plymouth but that will not stop him from trying to register a sixth win from seven games for Southend.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Wycombe Wanderers 27 52
2 Shrewsbury Town 27 51
3 Burton Albion 27 51
4 Luton Town 26 47
5 Southend United 27 47
6 Newport County AFC 27 46
7 Bury 27 44
8 Stevenage 27 41
9 Exeter City 28 41
10 Plymouth Argyle 27 40
11 Morecambe 27 37
12 Cambridge United 26 36
13 AFC Wimbledon 26 36
14 Northampton Town 27 34
15 Accrington Stanley 26 33
16 Oxford United 27 30
17 Cheltenham Town 27 30
18 Portsmouth 26 29
19 York City 27 28
20 Mansfield Town 26 28
21 Tranmere Rovers 26 27
22 Dagenham & Redbridge 27 27
23 Carlisle United 27 27
24 Hartlepool United 27 18