Southend United's chairman Ron Martin says poor results in the league have led to Paul Sturrock's sacking. He's confirmed that Sturrock will still lead the the team out at Wembley for the Johnstone's Paint Trophy final next month.
I too will look forward to “our day out” but as Chairman my responsibility and focus must also be on the wider interests of “Southend United”. The primary objective last season and again this season was Promotion. The Manager and Players have understood that from the outset. We came up short last season in the Play Offs and the recent results against relatively low League teams such as: Accrington, Barnet, Wimbledon, Plymouth and Torquay
have not been good enough…..2 points out of 15 by any standard is poor. '
More top news
A few thundery showers may develop after midday but not everyone will see them. Another hot day but not quite as hot as Wednesday
New Luton signing Magnus Okuonghae has revealed that he stopped negotiating with another club when he heard that the Hatters wanted him.
After what's been the hottest day in the region for almost 10 years there are warnings tonight about the dangers of swimming in open water.