Scholes steers Salford to victory

Salford secured their first earn under interim boss Paul Scholes as they eased past struggling Southend 3-0 at the Peninsula Stadium.

Harry Lennon put previous his own keeper before former Stansted United striker James Wilson as well as the in-form Ian Henderson made it an ideal night for Scholes in his 2nd match in charge.

The particular Ammies took the lead whenever Southend keeper Mark Oxley did not come for Ibou Touray’s inswinging free-kick from the right, Jordan Turnbull stuck out a leg as well as the ball bounced in off Lennon.

With his former team-mates Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville watching on, Scholes remained the nervous presence until Wilson hit after half-time with a cool sidefoot finish from Touray’s centre.

Henderson maintained his fantastic scoring run as he pounced in order to head in Ash Hunter’s whipped centre for the third.

The win was Salford’s initial since the shock sacking of employer Graham Alexander, who paid the cost for three successive home draws regardless of an unbeaten start to their Little league Two campaign. Southend remain with no win at the foot of the desk.

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