Live Blog: Southend United 1, Bury 0


2:55pm Saturday 25th October 2014

SOUTHEND United host Bury at Roots Hall this afternoon. Follow the action live here.

Two changes for Southend United against Bury


2:49pm Saturday 25th October 2014

BLUES boss Phil Brown has made two changes to his starting line-up for this afternoon’s clash with Bury at Roots Hall.

Southend United manager Phil Brown backing strikers to come good


10:00am Friday 24th October 2014

SOUTHEND United manager Phil Brown is backing his strikers to come good, starting with tomorrow’s clash with Bury at Roots Hall.

One Tree Hill proves to be a brutal test in the first Essex League Cross-Country of the season


5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE cross-country season began in earnest as the Essex League got under way on a brutal course at One Tree Hill.

Hullbridge Sports aiming to end Essex Senior League's only unbeaten record


1:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Hullbridge Sports will bid to end the only unbeaten record in the Essex Senior League tomorrow when they welcome Barking to Lower Road.

Billericay Town rocked by long-term injuries as they aim for winning league return


12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

CRAIG Edwards says two of his star Billericay Town performers may be out out for the season.

Nick Shasha and Elisabet Barnes take the wins at Leigh 10km


12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

ORION Harriers’ Nick Shasha won the biggest Leigh on Sea 10km yet.

Underdogs East Thurrock United eyeing FA Cup repeat against Bath City


11:00am Friday 24th October 2014

EAST Thurrock United boss John Coventry says his side are ‘more than capable’ of upsetting the odds against Bath City to make it through to the FA Cup First Round for the second time in four years.

Concord Rangers sign Bishop's Stortford goalkeeper Joe Wright ahead of crunch FA Cup tie


11:09am Friday 24th October 2014

CONCORD Rangers have signed Bishop's Stortford goalkeeper Joe Wright ahead of tomorrow's FA Cup decider against St Albans City.

Stuart Bingham eases to Haining Open title

Echo: Join the cue - Stuart Bingham in the action at the World Snooker Championships

10:53am Friday 24th October 2014

STUART Bingham raced to the Haining Open crown as he defeated underdog Olives Lines in China.

Canvey Island captain Jay Curran aiming for "finest achievement" in FA Cup


10:00am Friday 24th October 2014

CANVEY Island captain Jay Curran says getting through to first round of the FA Cup would be “at the very top” of his achievements in football.

Westcliff ready for CS Rugby 1863 test


10:00am Friday 24th October 2014

BOTTOM of the table Westcliff travel to CS Rugby 1863 in National Three London & SE tomorrow.

Southend Saxons' top try scorer Harry Hudson gunning for more glory against Worthing this weekend

Echo: Harry Hudson - got his first try of the season for Southend

9:30am Friday 24th October 2014

SOUTHEND Saxons’ surprise top try scorer Harry Hudson will be gunning for more glory when Worthing visit Warners Bridge in National Two South tomorrow.

Concord Rangers face another goalkeeper crisis after Aaron Lennox breaks finger ahead of key FA Cup clash


9:00am Friday 24th October 2014

CONCORD Rangers are facing another goalkeeping crisis ahead of tomorrow’s vital FA Cup clash after on-loan stopper Aaron Lennox broke his finger in training.

Southend United winger David Worrall ready to face former Bury side this weekend


9:00am Friday 24th October 2014

SOUTHEND United winger David Worrall wants his former Bury side to be left feeling pig sick at Roots Hall tomorrow.

In form Rochford Hundred face stern test against table topping Norwich


9:00am Friday 24th October 2014

IN-FORM Rochford Hundred face a stern test tomorrow when they host London Two North East leaders Norwich at Magnolia Road.

Efe Sodje: Southend United and Bury will both be in promotion contention this season


7:00am Friday 24th October 2014

EFE Sodje won promotion with both Southend United and Bury during his playing career. And the former Nigerian international believes the two teams can taste success again this season, despite their midweek misery.

Former Stoke City striker Mamady Sidibe ends trial with Southend United


3:31pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

FORMER Stoke City striker Mamady Sidibe has ended his trial with Southend United.

Billericay golfers aiming for glory when they head to Morocco in the new year


9:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

BILLERICAY golfers Bob Turner and Steve Adkins will be aiming for national glory when they compete in Morocco next year.

Southend United defender Ben Coker due to have protective brace removed in the next fortnight


5:22pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

BEN Coker is due to have the brace protecting his injured elbow removed in the next fortnight.

Southend United goalkeeper Daniel Bentley suffers no reaction to knee injury


5:12pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

BLUES shot-stopper Daniel Bentley will be fine to continue between the sticks against Bury this weekend.

Dan's never felt better as he prepares for his cage return


3:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

DAN Burzotta feels he is in the best shape of his life ahead of his eagerly anticipated return to action this weekend.

Teenager Connor's superb year is capped by winning Southend Sports Personality of the Year


12:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

UP-AND-COMING diver Connor Van Dal is aiming to build on a successful year as he prepares for the new season.

Bowers & Pitsea manager anger at Enfield 1893 fixture confusion


9:51am Thursday 23rd October 2014

BOWERS & Pitsea manager Rob Small has hit out at the Essex Senior League and Enfield 1893 after a communication breakdown led to the last-minute postponement of their clash.

Jamie Butler aiming for speedy Concord Rangers return after he was guaranteed best care


9:49am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CONCORD Rangers goalkeeper Jamie Butler is targeting a speedy comeback from injury – after he was told he didn’t need an operation on his serious knee injury.

Danny Buchan celebrates title and now lines up British Superbike ride


9:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

BASILDON-BORN Danny Buchan has lined up a ride in the British Superbike championship in 2015 after winning the National Superstock 1000 crown.

Southend United manager Phil Brown: Defeat at Newport County was unforgivable


1:50pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SOUTHEND United manager Phil Brown has labelled his side’s 1-0 defeat Newport County last night as ‘unforgivable’.

Southend Swifts beaten by battling Hemel Storm


5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE under 18 men saw Swifts welcomed Premier South team Hemel Storm to Seevic College for the first round of the cup.

Angling report: Squid bites off Southend pier


3:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FISHING an overnight session with Cel boilies from the short arm, James Saunders landed his new personal best from Doggetts this week.

Heycroft Primary crowned district champions


3:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

HEYCROFT Primary School have been crowned the Southend district Year 3 and 4 boys football champions.

Young gymnasts shine in Essex qualifiers


2:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FIVE South Essex gymnasts competed at the Regional Out of Age finals after coming through Essex qualification.

Southend High Schools stars to compete in China at World Schools Athletics Championships


1:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SOUTHEND’S two high schools have been given the chance of a lifetime to represent England at the World Schools Athletics Championships in China.

Regional success for young South Essex Gym Club starlets


12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SIX South Essex Gym Club youngsters competed at the Regional Levels Competition at Ipswich.

Basildon gymnastics superstar Max Whitlock dreaming of setting up his own academy


12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MAX Whitlock wants to open his own gymnastics academy once he decides to stop competing himself.

South Essex Gym Club's Brinn Bevan aiming to follow in the footsteps of Nile Wilson


10:03am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BRINN Bevan is keen to follow in the footsteps of the latest young British gymnastics star, Nile Wilson, by making a successful transition in to the senior ranks.

C&K Basildon Ladies taste defeat for the first time after Crystal Palace loss


9:57am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

C&K Basildon Ladies lost their first league match of the season to an impressive Crystal Palace outfit.

Paris Smith strike gives Billericay Town Ladies a point


9:54am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BILLERICAY Town Ladies made it back-to-back draws as they took a point against struggling Haringey Borough.

Newport County 1, Southend United 0

Echo: Phil Brown - has named an unchanged starting line-up for tonight's game at Dagenham & Redbridge

9:55pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

SOUTHEND United’s failings in front of goal were cruelly exposed in a 1-0 defeat at Newport County tonight.

Three changes for Southend United at Newport County


7:30pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BLUES boss Phil Brown has made three changes to his starting line-up for tonight’s clash at Newport County despite goalkeeper Daniel Bentley passing on a late fitness test on a knee problem.

Southend United goalkeeper Daniel Bentley 50/50 for Newport County clash


10:13am Tuesday 21st October 2014

SOUTHEND United goalkeeper Daniel Bentley is rated 50/50 for tonight’s clash at Newport County.

Wroxham challenge a bridge too far for Great Wakering Rovers


9:57pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

GREAT Wakering Rovers were comfortably beaten by an in-form Wroxham to suffer a set-back in their mini revival.

Great Wakering Rovers' skipper Lewis Sparrow confident of keeping lethal Wroxham strike duo quiet


4:37pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

LEWIS Sparrow is relishing the chance of taking on two of the league’s hottest marksmen when Great Wakering Rovers line-up against Wroxham tonight.

Westcliff cannot hold off the Wild Geese


4:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

WESTCLIFF were unable to build on their first win of the season as they suffered a 29-11 defeat at home to London Irish Wild Geese in National Three London and South East.

KRIS CHESNEY COLUMN: If you can do the basics right, the rest takes care of itself


2:15pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

IT was pleasing to get the win and the performance we all wanted against Lydney at the weekend.

Tom Ashton stars as he guides Southend Saxons to impressive victory


2:08pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

TOM Ashton bagged 25 points to help Southend Saxons hammer Lydney 50-13 in National Two South on Saturday.

Vange snooker ace Stuart Bingham not fazed at busy schedule

Echo: Stuart Bingham’s tournament ended in a 6-4 defeat  to Ali Carter

2:03pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

STUART Bingham says his busy schedule will stand him in good stead as he bids to achieve back-to-back ranking tour successes.

Bowers & Pitsea vs Enfield 1893 postponed


2:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BOWERS & Pitsea's Essex Senior League match with Enfield 1893 has been postponed.

Hannakins Farm come back to avoid cup giantkilling


1:55pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Hannakins Farm avoided a cup upset as they came from behind to beat Runwell Hospital in the Senior Division Cup.

Five wins in a row for Rochford Hundred after Braintree triumph


1:53pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

ROCHFORD Hundred secured a fifth successive win in London Two North East at the weekend, winning 32-20 at Braintree.

Southend United's Lee Barnard out to banish goalscoring blues at Newport County


10:18am Tuesday 21st October 2014

LEE Barnard will be out to banish his goalscoring blues when Southend United visit Newport County tonight.



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