Last Updated: Fri, 25 Oct 2013 13:03
Southend are without suspended pair Mark Phillips and John White for the trip to Newport.
The Shrimpers saw their appeal against centre-back Phillips' dismissal against Dagenham on Tuesday dismissed and he now starts a three-match ban.
Full-back White serves an automatic one-match ban having collected his fifth booking of the season during the 1-0 defeat in midweek.
Freddy Eastwood is still not 100 per cent but continues to play on as he manages a troublesome knee injury while fellow striker Craig Reid will have his troublesome ankle assessed ahead of the game.
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