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Highbury Stadium (ATT 2,399) 8th December 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: D Deadman

Fleetwood Fleetwood Town vs Southend United Southend

Alexander begins with home draw

Last Updated: 08/12/12 7:09pm

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Alexander: Held in first game in charge

Alexander: Held in first game in charge

Graham Alexander's first game in charge of Fleetwood ended in a goalless draw with Southend on Saturday afternoon.

Southend twice had the ball in the net in the opening 45 minutes.

Anthony Straker pounced at the back post after five minutes and just before half-time Gavin Tomlin headed home for the visitors - referee Darren Deadman ruling both efforts offside.

Fleetwood grew in confidence in the second half and created a number of good chances, with David Ball unable to get a shot away following Barry Nicholson's cross.

Jamie Milligan then swung in a cross from the left but Junior Brown was unable to make contact.

Steven Gillespie could have snatched it for the home side late on, but his shot from nine yards sailed over the bar.

Fleetwood were given a late scare when Freddy Eastwood's late shot was deflected over, goalkeeper Scott Davies eventually gathering the ball from the resulting corner to see out the draw.

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2 Shrewsbury Town 44 86
3 Wycombe Wanderers 44 81
4 Southend United 44 81
5 Bury 44 79
6 Stevenage 44 69
7 Plymouth Argyle 44 65
8 Luton Town 44 65
9 Newport County AFC 44 62
10 Northampton Town 44 61
11 Exeter City 44 61
12 Morecambe 44 57
13 AFC Wimbledon 44 57
14 Dagenham & Redbridge 44 56
15 Oxford United 44 55
16 Portsmouth 44 53
17 Accrington Stanley 44 53
18 Cambridge United 44 51
19 York City 44 51
20 Carlisle United 44 49
21 Mansfield Town 44 48
22 Hartlepool United 44 41
23 Cheltenham Town 44 40
24 Tranmere Rovers 44 39