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Roots Hall (ATT 4,150) 2nd October 2012 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: K Stroud

Southend Southend United vs Burton Albion Burton Alb

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Corr: Suspended for Brewers clash

Corr: Suspended for Brewers clash

Team news ahead of Tuesday night's League Two clash between Southend and Burton Albion at Roots Hall.

Barry Corr starts a three-match suspension for Southend.

The striker, making only his second appearance following 17 months on the sidelines, was shown a red card during the weekend's 1-1 draw at Plymouth following an off-the-ball incident with Darren Purse.

Manager Paul Sturrock has opted not to appeal having reviewed the video evidence, telling Southend's official website: "The DVD catches the incident but it isn't clear cut as to what happened so I think any appeal would be unsuccessful.

"It has to be a 100 per cent clear and obvious error by the referee to stand a chance of being overturned and I think in this instance that isn't the case. That's not to say Barry is guilty but you have to make a judgement based on the evidence available and the probability of success."

Goalkeeper Paul Smith (concussion), centre-back Mark Phillips and forward Gavin Tomlin (both groin) will each be assessed again having failed fitness tests ahead of the trip to Plymouth.

A late decision will be made about whether Burton striker Calvin Zola travels with the rest of the squad.

Zola was rested for the Capital One Cup defeat at Bradford last Tuesday but on his return to the team for Saturday's home league fixture against Northampton he lasted just 47 minutes before he was forced off with a hamstring problem.

Billy Kee replaced Zola against the Cobblers and, depending on what formation manager Gary Rowett plumps for at Roots Hall, he could do so again.

Rowett gave full debuts to loan signings Rob Kiernan at centre-half and Luke Rooney on the right wing as Burton drew 3-3 with Northampton, and they could keep their places in Essex.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Burton Albion 46 94
2 Shrewsbury Town 46 89
3 Bury 46 85
4 Wycombe Wanderers 46 84
5 Southend United 46 84
6 Stevenage 46 72
7 Plymouth Argyle 46 71
8 Luton Town 46 68
9 Newport County AFC 46 65
10 Exeter City 46 64
11 Morecambe 46 63
12 Northampton Town 46 61
13 Oxford United 46 61
14 Dagenham & Redbridge 46 59
15 AFC Wimbledon 46 58
16 Portsmouth 46 57
17 Accrington Stanley 46 56
18 York City 46 52
19 Cambridge United 46 51
20 Carlisle United 46 50
21 Mansfield Town 46 48
22 Hartlepool United 46 45
23 Cheltenham Town 46 41
24 Tranmere Rovers 46 39