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Southend United sack Chris Powell

Chris Powell: Ousted after 14 months in charge Credit: PA Images

Southend United have parted company with manager Chris Powell. It follows Saturday's 2-0 defeat away to Peterborough.

The Shrimpers had picked up just 4 points from their last 33 and now face a battle to stay in League One.

The League One Table Credit: ITV News Anglia

Powell, who took over from Phil Brown in January last year, was in charge of the Blues for 66 games. He had a win percentage of 36%.

Academy boss Ricky Duncan will take charge for Southend's game against Shrewsbury.

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