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Matchday Live: Barrow v Southend United

1 May 2021

A photograph of Scott Quigley scoring against Southend United Mark Fletcher (MI News & Sport)
Scott Quigley puts Barrow in front against Southend United

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FULL TIME: BARROW 1 SOUTHEND UNITED 2

  • Bluebirds make four changes for game against Southend United
  • Kgose Ntlhe, Josh Kay, Jamie Devitt and Luke James all start
  • Southend make two changes as Shaun Hobson and Greg Halford start
  • The visitors need to win to maintain hopes of League Two survival
  • Scott Quigley opens the scoring on 19 minutes to give Barrow the lead
  • John White volleys Southend United level on the half hour mark
  • Tyrell Egbri fires Southend United in front seven minutes into the second half
  • Southend United win but are relegated from the EFL due to results elsewhere

4.56pm
The final whistle goes.

Southend complete the double over Barrow but the visitors are relegated due to results elsewhere going against them.

4.43pm
Lovely football from Barrow down the right as Ollie Banks trades passes with Calvin Andrew before sending a shot just over the bar. Would have been a great goal.

4.40pm
Chris Taylor comes on for Barrow, as Luke James makes way.

4.39pm
Greg Halford finds an angle on the right of the box to have a go at goal but his low shot is watched into the side netting by Joel Dixon.

4.32pm
Ollie Banks drops a dangerous free kick into the Southend penalty area and Matt Platt forces a shot on goal but it's bravely blocked by keeper Mark Oxley.

4.28pm
Double change for Barrow - Calvin Andrew and Dimitri Sea are on to replace Jamie Devitt and Scott Quigley.

4.25pm
Southend make their first change as Brandon Goodship comes on in place of the injured Reeco Hackett-Fairchild.

4.17pm
Patrick Brough fires a shot on goal which is deflected wide and then Matt Platt's header from the resultant corner is well held by keeper Mark Oxley.

4.14pm
Patrick Brough is on for Barrow - he's replaced Josh Kay.

4.12pm
GOAL!!!!

Tyrell Egbri escapes a few Barrow challenges and lets fly with a shot which finds a way past Joel Dixon and puts Southend in front.

4.07pm
Tyler Cordner tries his luck from long range for Southend but his powerful strike takes a deflection and flashes wide of the post.

4.05pm
The second half is underway - Ollie Banks is on in place of Tom Beadling for Barrow.

3.48pm
Half time and it's all square here - Scott Quigley's opener for Barrow cancelled out by John White's volley.

3.46pm
Jamie Devitt wriggles brilliantly past a couple of defenders and slides Scott Quigley in and he rounds the keeper to find the net - but the flag is up for offside.

3.30pm
GOAL!!!!

Southend are level as a whipped free kick from Ricky Holmes is brilliantly volleyed into the top corner from twelve yards to make it 1-1.

3.19pm
GOAL!!!!

Scott Quigley is released through the middle by Luke James and he keeps his composure to sidefoot home his 15th goal of the season. Barrow lead 1-0. 

3.18pm
John White fires on goal from a Southend corner but Tom Beadling blocks.

3.10pm
Scott Quigley does well to run on to Luke James' early ball forward but his left foot shot is too high to trouble Southend keeper Mark Oxley.

3.08pm
First chance of the game goes Southend's way as Ricky Holmes cleverly turns inside fromt the right but his curling drive is parried away by Joel Dixon.

3pm
The game is underway here.

Barrow: Dixon, Brown, Thomas, Platt, Ntlhe, J Taylor, Beadling (Banks 46), Devitt (Sea 68), Kay (Brough 54), James (C Taylor 80), Quigley (Andrew 68).
Subs not used: Moloney.

Southend United: Oxley, Bwomono, Hart, White, Holmes, Hackett-Fairchild (Goodship 65), Gabri, Cordner, Halford, Hobson, Taylor.
Subs not used: Seaden, Rush, Walsh, Olayinka, Kyprianou, Dieng.


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