LiveLIVE Braintree Town v Southport

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  • Live updates from Braintree Town's Skrill Premier game at Southport

9:40pm

That's it and it ends 4-0 to Braintree on a wonderful night for the Iron. Two goals from Dan Holman and strikes forJames Mulley and Sean Marks make it a profitable - if still long - trip for.Alan Devonshire's team.

9:32pm

Iron are in complete control and looking to add to their goal tally tonight.

9:31pm

Braintree are still sixth in the Skrill Premier table if it stays like this at Southport and elsewhere, but goal difference could prove crucial in the play-off race 

9:28pm

Alan Devonshire makes another change as Luke Daley replaces Sean Marks in the 78th minute. It's 4-0 to Braintree.

9:24pm

GOAL Dan Holman gets his second of the night as he slams home a shot from outside the area on 77 minutes. 

9:23pm

15 minutes left at Southport and Josh Laurent replaces Chez Isaac for Braintree.

9:23pm

15 minutes left at Southport and Josh Laurent replaces Chez Isaac for Braintree.

9:23pm

15 minutes left at Southport and Josh Laurent replaces Chez Isaac for Braintree.

9:23pm

15 minutes left at Southport and Josh Laurent replaces Chez Isaac for Braintree.

9:18pm

Braintree will be sixth in the Skrill Premier tonight if results stay the way they are.

9:14pm

Correction - it wasn't Ledsham that got sent off, it was Luke George.

9:13pm

Things getting worse for Southport as Ledsham has been dismissed for a second yellow card. First was for dissent and now a foul sees a second caution and Southport face a three-goal deficit with ten men.

9:11pm

Southport had won every one of their previous five games at Haig Avenue but not for the first time this season, Braintree look set to upset the form book. 

9:09pm

And now it's 3-0 as Braintree stretch their lead with a 62nd minute goal from James Mulley.

9:04pm

It's nearly 3-0 to the Iron as Sean Marks has a header saved just a minute after Dan Holman put them 2-0 up.

9:03pm

It's nearly 3-0 to the Iron as Sean Marks has a header saved just a minute after Dan Holman put them 2-0 up.

8:59pm

GOAL and it goes to Braintree. Dan Holman lashes in a left-foot shot from close in to double the Iron's lead on 52 minutes.

8:53pm

Second half starts with Kenny Davis replaced by James Mulley for Braintree

8:53pm

Second half starts with Kenny Davis replaced by James Mulley for Braintree

8:37pm

That's half-time and Braintree are leading 1-0. Finished the half strongly but there's more work to be done after the break. Sean Marks' goal separates the two at the moment.

8:36pm

8:36pm

Home frustration as Ledsham gets a yellow for dissent.

8:33pm

Home frustration as Ledsham gets a yellow for dissent.

8:32pm

Braintree looking to finish the half strongly as Dan Holman goes close with a header and Sean Marks then puts a shot just wide from Chez Isaac's cross.

8:32pm

Braintree looking to finish the half strongly as Dan Holman goes close with a header and Sean Marks then puts a shot just wide from Chez Isaac's cross.

8:30pm

Southport's Luke George is cautioned. Still 1-0 to Braintree as half-time gets close.

8:20pm

Dean Wells sees a header from inside the box go just wide as it stays 1-0 to the Iron after 27 minutes

8:19pm

Dean Wells sees a header from inside the box saved as it stays 1-0 to the Iron after 27 minutes

8:12pm

Braintree still lead 1-0 after 25 minutes but Ledsham goes close with shot just over the bar for the hosts.

8:08pm

Southport have won their last five games at Haig Avenue so the early goal was just what Braintree needed after another long journey.

8:02pm

Southport have won their last five games at Haig Avenue so the early goal was just what Braintree needed after another long journey.

8:01pm

Braintree take an early lead as Sean Marks fires in from inside the six yard box after six minutes.

7:59pm

Braintree take an early lead as Sean Marks fires in from inside the six yard box after six minutes.

7:58pm

Braintree Town subs to face Southport are Daley, McDonald, Laurent, Mulley

7:57pm

Braintree Town side to face Southport tonight is Hamann, Wells, Habergham, Paine, Isaac, Marks, Holman, Peters.

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