Date: 14th August 2016 at 3:43pm
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Southend’s League 1 season continued with a defeat against Port Vale at Vale Park on Saturday.

Another defeat was suffered by Southend with bad luck again going against the Blues in a two-nil defeat at Port Vale.

Port Vale ‘keeper Alnwick along with the crossbar denied a Cox header from giving Southend the lead a few minutes before Forrester sent Vale into the half time break one-up.

Southend were condemned to a club record eighth consecutive defeat, with the post hit by the Blues early in the second half, when Streete scored from close range to seal the Port Vale win with 15-minutes to play.

Here’s a round up of the League 1 action from the other matches played, with one still to take place.


Sat 13 Aug 2016 – League One
Wimbledon 1-2 Bolton 15:00
Charlton 1-1 Northampton 15:00
Chesterfield 3-1 Swindon 15:00
Coventry 0-0 Shrewsbury 15:00
Fleetwood 2-2 Scunthorpe 15:00
Gillingham 2-1 Bury 15:00
MK Dons 2-2 Millwall 15:00
Oldham 0-0 Walsall 15:00
Peterborough 0-1 Bradford 15:00
Port Vale 2-0 Southend 15:00
Sheff Utd 1-1 Rochdale 15:00

To be played

Sun 14 Aug 2016 – League One
Bristol Rovers v Oxford Utd 15:00

A second successive win for Bolton (two-one) to start the season was secured with a win at AFC Wimbledon, who continue to await a first point this season with the same applying to Southend who were beaten at Port Vale (two-one).

Charlton (one-one) are now up and running with a draw at the Valley against Northampton, who remain unbeaten since the Cobblers returned to League 1.

MK Dons and Millwall would be many peoples bet to be there or thereabouts this season when it comes to promotion, they met on Saturday at the stadium:mk with this ending with the points shared in a two-all draw.

Graham Alexander’s return to former club Fleetwood with Scunthorpe ended in a two-two draw.

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