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Southend 2-0 AFC Telford

Southend needed two late goals to see off the challenge of non-league Telford in their FA Cup first-round replay.

Simon Francis marked his 100th appearance for the Shrimpers by prodding home a corner from close range after 74 minutes.

James Walker made sure of victory with a curling shot from 25 yards.

That came after Telford had missed chances through Andy Brown and Jon Adams and seen home keeper Steve Mildenhall make two magnificent saves.


Southend: Mildenhall, Francis, Clarke, Barrett, Herd, Scannell (Ademeno 68), McCormack (O'Keefe 88), Christophe, Grant (Hazell 90), Betsy, Walker.

Subs Not Used: Joyce, Sankofa, Lokando.

Booked: Betsy, McCormack.

Goals: Francis 74, Walker 79.

AFC Telford: Young, Vaughan, Cowan, Whitehead, Meredith, Naylor (Jagielka 45), Adams, Rodgers, Blakeman (Fearns 77), Moore, Brown.

Subs Not Used: Taylor, Khela, Bermiglio.

Booked: Blakeman, Cowan, Meredith, Brown.

Att: 4,415

Ref: Iain Williamson (Berkshire).

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AFC Telford 2-2 Southend
08 Nov 08 |  FA Cup


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