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I caught Michael Timlin's skull cap at Wembley!

Echo:

7:00pm Wednesday 27th May 2015

STUART French was jumping joy after leaping to catch Michael Timlin’s skull-cap following Southend United’s dramatic play-off success against Wycombe Wanderers at Wembley.

Could Joshua,11, have Adam Barrett's last ever pair of match boots?

Echo:

6:00pm Wednesday 27th May 2015

SOUTHEND United legend Adam Barrett could yet be hanging his boots up before the start of next season. But the popular defender handed the ones he wore to in Saturday’s League Two play-off final at Wembley to 11-year-old Shrimpers fan Joshua Blackburn who was watching the clash against Wycombe Wanderers with his father Neil.

Eight of Southend United's promotion heroes offered new contracts

Echo:

5:00pm Wednesday 27th May 2015

EIGHT of Southend United’s promotion heroes are to be offered new contracts by the club, Echosport can reveal.

Southend United fan Dean Raven proves to be a man of his word as he gets key scorer’s name inked on bottom!

Echo:

4:00pm Wednesday 27th May 2015

SOUTHEND United supporter Dean Raven has been left with a cheeky reminder of the Shrimpers’ astonishing play-off success at Wembley.

Third time proved to be be the best at Wembley for Southend United's Will Atkinson

Echo:

2:00pm Wednesday 27th May 2015

BLUES’ winger Will Atkinson felt his third Wembley appearance was his best yet.

Southend United's Myles Weston: I still can’t believe we won!

Echo:

12:00pm Wednesday 27th May 2015

MYLES Weston is still struggling to believe Southend United’s great, late fightback against Wycombe Wanderers at Wembley.

Southend United striker Barry Corr wants to celebrate promotion with new deal

Echo:

3:00pm Wednesday 27th May 2015

BARRY Corr is keen to commit his future to Southend United after helping them win promotion from League Two.

Southend United's Cian Bolger: I’d scuffed my penalties all week in training, thankfully I got it right on the day

Echo:

1:00pm Wednesday 27th May 2015

CIAN Bolger has revealed he was a reluctant penalty taker for the Shrimpers at Wembley on Saturday.

Southend United's Ryan Leonard: Penalties were the most nerve-wracking thing ever

Echo:

11:00am Wednesday 27th May 2015

RYAN Leonard successfully came through the most nerve-wracking moment of his life to help secure promotion for Southend United at Wembley on Saturday.

Southend United winger David Worrall dedicates play-off win at Wembley to his girlfriend after tough time

Echo:

10:26am Wednesday 27th May 2015

DAVID Worrall dedicated Blues’ play-off triumph to his girlfriend Cora who also celebrated her birthday on Saturday.

Southend United's first team coach Graham Coughlan: We have come a long way

Echo:

6:00pm Tuesday 26th May 2015

SOUTHEND United’s promotion from League Two completed five years of hard work for the Shrimpers’ first team coach Graham Coughlan.

Southend United's Michal Timlin will cherish his battlewounds

Echo:

5:00pm Tuesday 26th May 2015

SOUTHEND United’s play-off success has certainly made a mark on midfielder Michael Timlin, in more ways than one.

Southend United's Adam Barrett: I don't want play-off final to be my last game

Echo:

3:15pm Tuesday 26th May 2015

SOUTHEND United legend Adam Barrett does not want the Shrimpers’ dramatic play-off win against Wycombe Wanderers to be his last appearance for the club.

Southend United's Jack Payne: Morecambe pain inspired us to glory

Echo:

2:04pm Tuesday 26th May 2015

MISSING out on automatic promotion on the final day of the season at Morecambe inspired Southend United’s play-off glory, according to Shrimpers midfielder Jack Payne.

Southend United's heroes say thanks to their fans who backed them on their journey to League One

Echo:

12:06pm Tuesday 26th May 2015

SOUTHEND United’s stars thanked the club’s supporters for turning out in their thousands for yesterday’s victory parade.

Southend United midfielder Gary Deegan: This is a reward for all our hard work

Echo:

11:54am Tuesday 26th May 2015

GARY Deegan was a happy man after seeing Southend United’s hard work rewarded with a nail-biting play-off final victory against Wycombe Wanderers at Wembley on Saturday.

Southend United's assistant manager Dave Penney still in shock after Blues' amazing win

Echo:

11:40am Tuesday 26th May 2015

SOUTHEND United’s assistant manager Dave Penney insists he is still in shock following the Shrimpers’ play-off success against Wycombe Wanderers.

Southend United hero Daniel Bentley: Wembley win was a emotional roller-coaster

Echo:

7:15pm Monday 25th May 2015

DANIEL Bentley was close to weeping tears of joy just seconds after nearly weeping tears of sorrow following Southend United’s dramatic play-off final victory against Wycombe Wanderers on Saturday.

Southend United's play off victory: A day that will live long in the memory

Echo:

6:06pm Monday 25th May 2015

ON the eve of Saturday's play-off final at Wembley, Southend was bizarrely hit by an earthquake. But such was the noise generated by the Shrimpers’ supporters following their side’s most dramatic of victories against Wycombe Wanderers it would not have been a surprise had more tremors been felt back in Blues’ heartland.

Southend United legend Stan Collymore thrilled to see Shrimpers go up

Echo:

3:58pm Monday 25th May 2015

SOUTHEND United’s most famous ever player Stan Collymore has revealed he was a nervous wreck watching the Shrimpers’ play-off final at Wembley.

Southend United manager Phil Brown: Winning play-off final has stopped my team being dismantled

Echo:

3:52pm Monday 25th May 2015

SOUTHEND United manager Phil Brown feels winning the League Two play-off final with Wycombe Wanderers will stop his side being dismantled.

Southend United's Adam Barrett: It was the best day of my career

Echo:

3:06pm Monday 25th May 2015

SOUTHEND United centre-back Adam Barrett labelled winning Saturday’s play-off final against Wycombe Wanderers as the best moment of his long career.

Southend United hero Joe Pigott: I saw our fans leaving and I feared it was over

Echo:

10:34am Monday 25th May 2015

JOE Pigott had started to fear Southend United's promotion dreams were over before his dramatic late leveller against Wycombe Wanderers at Wembley on Saturday.

Southend United captain John White: I had to hold back tears when I went up to get the trophy

Echo:

8:56pm Sunday 24th May 2015

SOUTHEND United skipper John White was holding back tears when he walked up to be presented with the play-off winning trophy.

Twitter reaction to Southend United's play-off final victory against Wycombe Wanderers

Echo:

6:22pm Sunday 24th May 2015

SOUTHEND United's players and supporters took to Twitter to express their delight at beating Wycombe Wanderers in the League Two play-off final at Wembley.

Match report: Southend United beat Wycombe Wanderers on penalties and win promotion to League One

Echo:

8:52pm Saturday 23rd May 2015

SOUTHEND United will be playing in League One next season after seeing off Wycombe Wanderers on penalties in an incredibly dramatic play-off final at Wembley tonight.

Live reaction: Southend United promoted after play-off final penalty victory

Echo:

3:38pm Saturday 23rd May 2015

Southend United have been promoted to League One after beating Wycombe Wanderers on penalties after a 1-1 draw

Southend United special in Friday's Echo

Echo:

7:18pm Thursday 21st May 2015

FRIDAY’S Echo is a must for all supporters of Southend United as we look ahead to the Shrimpers’ League Two play-off final with Wycombe Wanderers at Wembley.

Southend United midfielder Michael Timlin: I will put myself forward for a penalty if required

Echo:

1:00pm Saturday 23rd May 2015

SOUTHEND United midfielder Michael Timlin insists he will step up to take a penalty if required against Wycombe Wanderers.

Southend United's Barry Corr: It’s the right two teams in final

Echo:

12:00pm Saturday 23rd May 2015

BARRY Corr believes it is only right Southend United are facing Wycombe Wanderers in the League Two play-off final.

Southend United manager Phil Brown: Wycombe will be formidable opponents

Echo:

11:00am Saturday 23rd May 2015

SOUTHEND United manager Phil Brown believes Wycombe Wanderers will be formidable opposition for his side at Wembley on Saturday.

Southend United legend Spencer Prior: I doubt late-night golf will be in Gareth Ainsworth's plans this time

Echo:

10:00am Saturday 23rd May 2015

SOUTHEND United legend Spencer Prior is certain Wycombe Wanderers boss Gareth Ainsworth’s preparations for his latest play-off final will be far more professional than his last.

Southend United skipper John White so glad to be playing and not watching

Echo:

9:00am Saturday 23rd May 2015

SOUTHEND United skipper John White insists playing in Saturday’s play-off final with Wycombe Wanderers will be far less nerve-wracking than watching.

Southend United centre-back Adam Barrett: A Wembley date with my team is a dream come true!

Echo:

8:00pm Friday 22nd May 2015

ADAM Barrett insists walking out at Wembley with Southend United will be a fairytale for him this weekend.

Chris Powell: Southend United mean a lot to me and I will be there to cheer them on to glory

Echo:

7:00pm Friday 22nd May 2015

SOUTHEND United’s legendary left-back Chris Powell will be among those cheering the Shrimpers on at Wembley tomorrow.

Southend United play-off hero Duncan Jupp: Win the play-offs and it’ll be the best feeling you’ve ever had

Echo:

6:00pm Friday 22nd May 2015

DUNCAN Jupp believes Southend United’s players will be in for the best day of their lives if they win the play-offs – and he should know.

From a building site to Wembley: Ben Coker’s fairytale with Southend United

Echo:

5:00pm Friday 22nd May 2015

SOUTHEND United’s highly-rated left-back Ben Coker will complete a remarkable turnaround when he takes on Wycombe Wanderers at Wembley on Saturday.

Southend United winger David Worrall answers your questions

Echo:

4:00pm Friday 22nd May 2015

AS part of our build-up to the big match at Wembley we offered our readers the chance to send in their questions for Blues winger David Worrall. The best three sent through, via Twitter, were chosen by our Blues reporter Chris Phillips and here are the winger’s replies

Southend United manager Phil Brown: It is great to be back at Wembley and now it is my team!

Echo:

3:00pm Friday 22nd May 2015

PHIL Brown cannot wait to be back at Wembley with a Southend United team he now considers to be his own this weekend.

Southend United's Ryan Leonard’s cue celebration may not be one-off after meeting ‘top man’ Stuart Bingham

Echo:

2:00pm Friday 22nd May 2015

SNOOKER-FAN Ryan Leonard will be going loopy if the Shrimpers can win at Wembley tomorrow.

World Snooker Champion Stuart Bingham hoping to be Southend United's lucky charm

Echo:

1:00pm Friday 22nd May 2015

WORLD Snooker Champion Stuart Bingham hopes he can be Southend United’s lucky charm as the Shrimpers bid to win their own big final.

Ryan Leonard and Will Atkinson talk us through the Southend United squad

Echo:

12:00pm Friday 22nd May 2015

WILL Atkinson and Ryan Leonard talk us through their Southend United team-mates ahead of tomorrow's play-off final with Wycombe Wanderers.

Southend United midfielder Michael Timlin: Win would kick-start memorable summer

Echo:

11:00am Friday 22nd May 2015

SOUTHEND United midfielder Michael Timlin wants to make it a summer to remember by securing promotion with the Shrimpers, just days before his wedding.

Southend United striker Barry Corr will be most relieved man at Wembley for play-off final

Echo:

5:21pm Thursday 21st May 2015

BARRY Corr believes he will be the most relieved man inside Wembley when Southend United face Wycombe Wanderers in the League Two play-off final tomorrow.

Southend United goalkeeper Daniel Bentley: Now is the time to get our own back

Echo:

9:00am Friday 22nd May 2015

SOUTHEND United goalkeeper Daniel Bentley wants to complete his revenge mission with victory against Wycombe Wanderers this weekend.

19,000 and counting - Southend United's fans continue to snap up tickets

Echo:

1:40pm Thursday 21st May 2015

SOUTHEND United have now sold more than 19,000 tickets for Saturday’s League Two play-off final with Wycombe Wanderers.

Southend United's Ryan aims for a Leonard Wembley double

Echo:

6:00pm Thursday 21st May 2015

SOUTHEND United midfielder Ryan Leonard is bidding to complete an unusual double celebration for his family at Wembley this weekend.

Will Atkinson feels Southend United hold Wembley advantage

Echo:

2:00pm Thursday 21st May 2015

WILL Atkinson feels Southend United’s previous Wembley experience could prove crucial in this weekend’s League Two play-off final with Wycombe Wanderers.

Injured Southend United defender Adam Thompson willing on team-mates at Wembley

Echo:

12:13pm Thursday 21st May 2015

SOUTHEND United centre-back Adam Thompson insists he is buzzing for Saturday’s play-off final with Wycombe Wanderers at Wembley, despite being ruled out with a shoulder injury.

Michael Timlin: I see myself staying at Southend United for a long time

Echo:

1:00pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

SOUTHEND United hero Michael Timlin does not expect this weekend’s play-off final against Wycombe Wanderers to be his last game for the Shrimpers.

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