After drawing Chelsea in the FA Cup, Southend have a far greater chance of making it to Wembley in another competition.
The Shrimpers are away at Oxford United in the area semi-finals of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy. Tonight's fixture is Southend's 6th game in 18 days.
Essex fast bowler Reece in line for PCA's Young Player of the Year
Norwich City's latest arrival, Johann Elmander says he can't wait to get started in his second spell in the Premier League.
Man-of-the-match David Willey led Northamptonshire to 102-run victory over Surrey in the T20 final in Edgbaston, Birmingham.