Coverage of the EFL Trophy clash between Gillingham and Southend.
Next Game: Southend United vs. Rochdale - Saturday, September 2 at 3pm in League One
Phil Brown: 'Southend United in for Josh Wright'Southend United boss Phil Brown reveals that he is "very interested" in signing free agent Josh Wright following the midfielder's release from Gillingham.
Phil Brown: 'Carlton Cole has disappeared'Southend United boss Phil Brown says that Carlton Cole will not be joining the League One club after 'disappearing off the face of the earth'.
Aug 28, 17:52
Nile Ranger returns to Southend United after early prison releaseNile Ranger is back at Southend United after the 26-year-old striker was released from prison 10 weeks into an eight-month sentence.
Aug 11, 21:47
Zak Ansah fails to land Southend United dealSouthend United boss Phil Brown reveals that former Arsenal youngster Zak Ansah has left the club following an unsuccessful trial.
Jul 16, 21:44
Southend United sign Michael KightlySouthend United sign Michael Kightly on a three-year contract following the winger's release from Burnley at the end of June.
Jul 9, 11:17
Reading handed home tie in League Cup first roundBeaten Championship playoff finalists Reading are handed a home tie against League One side Gillingham in the first round of the 2017-18 League Cup.
Jun 16, 13:16
Agent: 'Ryan Leonard wants Championship move'The agent of Southend United midfielder Ryan Leonard admits that his client wants to leave Roots Hall to play in the Championship.
Jun 13, 22:33
Anton Ferdinand signs new Southend United dealExperienced centre-back Anton Ferdinand pens a two-year contract extension with League One outfit Southend United.
Jun 9, 15:58
Southend United sign forward Theo Robinson from Lincoln CitySouthend United announce the signing of former loanee Theo Robinson from Lincoln City on a two-and-a-half-year deal.
Jan 31, 23:35
Southend United defend sacking of head groundsman Ken HareSouthend United defend their decision to sack head groundsman Ken Hare after Saturday's League One game against Bolton Wanderers was postponed because of a frozen pitch.
Jan 23, 19:45
Southend United's Nile Ranger charged with fraud, money launderingNile Ranger is due to appear at Highbury Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, charged with conspiracy to defraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering in February 2015.
Dec 14, 13:22
Phil Brown, Graham Alexander up for League One monthly awardSouthend United boss Phil Brown and Scunthorpe United manager Graham Alexander lead the nominations for League One's monthly awards.
Dec 7, 06:01
Southend United take Zavon Hines on trialSouthend United boss Phil Brown reveals that former West Ham United attacker Zavon Hines is currently training with the Shrimpers.
Nov 11, 18:56
Harry Kyprianou pens new Southend United dealSouthend United defender Harry Kyprianou puts pen to paper a new contract at the League One club until 2018, with an option for a further 12 months.
Oct 31, 20:35
Southend United sign Nile Ranger on one-year dealSouthend United sign former Newcastle United, Swindon Town and Blackpool striker Nile Ranger on a season-long deal, with the option of a further year.
Aug 3, 19:57
Southend United's Phil Brown in line for England coaching roleEngland boss Sam Allardyce could turn to trusted deputy Phil Brown to join him as number two, while Sammy Lee and Paul Clement are also in contention for coaching roles.
Jul 24, 10:55
Phil Brown 'interested in England assistant manager job'Southend United boss Phil Brown says that he would be interested in reuniting with Sam Allardyce as assistant manager of England.
Jul 22, 14:18
Phil Brown: 'Southend United still waiting on Noel Hunt'Southend United boss Phil Brown reveals that the Shrimpers are still waiting on Republic of Ireland international Noel Hunt to decide his future.
Jul 13, 17:08
Phil Brown: 'Nile Ranger in last-chance saloon'Southend United boss Phil Brown says that Nile Ranger is in "last-chance saloon" as the controversial striker attempts to reignite his career with the Essex club.
Jul 7, 19:27
Huddersfield sign young Southend United midfielder Jack PayneHuddersfield complete their third summer signing with the capture of 21-year-old midfielder Jack Payne from Southend United.
Jun 20, 15:47