Early red card pours cold water on Southend United's hopes at Plymouth Argyle


11:00am Monday 1st September 2014

SEVERAL of Southend United's players and staff joined in with the Ice Bucket Challenge in the build up to Saturday's game at Plymouth Argyle. But it was an early red card shown to centre-back Cian Bolger which poured cold water on their hopes of returning to winning ways against the Pilgrims.

FA Cup round-up: Bowers & Pitsea through but Great Wakering Rovers and Basildon United fall at early hurdle

Echo: The FA Cup

9:45am Monday 1st September 2014

ROB Small completed a memorable week in cup competitions by setting up an FA Cup encounter with his old boss.

Southend United manager Phil Brown hits out at referee Brendan Malone following defeat at Plymouth Argyle


9:32am Monday 1st September 2014

SOUTHEND United manager Phil Brown hit out at referee Brendan Malone following his side's 2-0 defeat at Plymouth Argyle on Saturday.

Plymouth Argyle manager John Sheridan: Southend United defender Cian Bolger was lucky to last as long as he did


9:27am Monday 1st September 2014

PLYMOUTH Argyle boss John Sheridan felt Cian Bolger should have been sent off before he was actually dismissed by referee Brendan Malone at Home Park on Saturday.

Southend United defender Luke Prosser urges team-mates to hold heads high despite defeat at Plymouth Argyle


12:57pm Sunday 31st August 2014

SOUTHEND United centre-back Luke Prosser urged his team-mates to hold their heads high despite suffering a 2-0 defeat at Plymouth Argyle on Saturday.

Canvey star Billy Knott made his former coach jump out of his armchair with Capital One Cup stunner


7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

CANVEY Island’s Billy Knott fired himself into the national spotlight this week with a stunning goal to help his Bradford City side shock Yorkshire rivals Leeds United in the Capital One Cup.

Blog: Plymouth Argyle 2, Southend United 0


2:34pm Saturday 30th August 2014

SOUTHEND United are in action at Plymouth Argyle this afternoon. Follow the action live here.

Defensive errors key as Canvey Island go down 5-2 at Maidstone United


5:01pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A FIRST half horror show saw Canvey Island taken apart by promotion hopefuls Maidstone United this afternoon.

Plymouth Argyle 2, Southend United 0


4:53pm Saturday 30th August 2014

TEN MAN Southend United sunk to a depressing 2-0 defeat at Plymouth Argyle this afternoon.

One change for Southend United at Plymouth Argyle as Will Atkinson returns to starting line-up

Echo: Will Atkinson on the ball for Southend United

2:25pm Saturday 30th August 2014

SOUTHEND United manager Phil Brown has made just one change to his starting line-up for this afternoon’s game at Plymouth Argyle with Will Atkinson returning in midfield.

Throwing performances light up dreary Bank Holiday as Southend Open proves as popular as ever


4:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

IT may have been a typically dreary Bank Holiday Monday but that did not stop hundreds of athletes turning up for Southend AC’s annual open meeting and there were a number of performances that lit up they murky day.

Mel Batty 10k has an international feel as American Leak takes the victory


2:40pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE third Mel Batty 10km had an international feel at the head of the race with American Colin Leak taking the victory.

Jay Nash thanks Great Wakering Rovers boss Trenkel for trusting him as he learns new role


12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

JAY Nash has labelled the return of Great Wakering Rovers’ player/manager Dan Trenkel as “a massive boost” but believes they must start taking their chances if they are to compete in the division.

Sam Higgins targets play-offs with East Thurrock after third return

Echo: East Thurrock United celebrate Sam Higgins' early strike that put them 1-0 up

11:30am Friday 29th August 2014

RECORD goalscorer Sam Higgins said he wants to secure a play-off place with East Thurrock United this season after securing a return to the club.

Paul Sturrock facing split allegiances when Southend United take on Plymouth Argyle

Echo: Paul Sturrock celebrates at the end of Wednesday night's game against Leyton Orient

11:00am Friday 29th August 2014

PAUL Sturrock will be watching tomorrow’s battle between his two former teams at Home Park. But he has yet to make his mind up where to sit in the stadium.

We want your stories for Non League Day!


11:09am Friday 29th August 2014

IN a week’s time we will all be gearing up for Non League Day – an annual event that has become an institution in the world of non-league football.

Weekend Preview: Injuries mount up for Concord Rangers and Billericay Town


10:30am Friday 29th August 2014

CANVEY Island face a daunting trip to high-flying Maidstone United as they look to bounce back from a Bank Holiday defeat at Bury.

Essex Senior League clubs turn attention to FA Cup


10:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Bowers & Pitsea are back in cup action after securing an impressive win against Basildon United earlier in the week.

Southend United manager Phil Brown promises changes for Plymouth Argyle clash


9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

SOUTHEND United manager Phil Brown will make changes to his starting line-up for the first time in League Two this season when the Shrimpers take on Plymouth Argyle tomorrow.

Southend United's Ryan Leonard out to impress on his return to Plymouth Argyle


8:00am Friday 29th August 2014

RYAN Leonard is eager to rediscover his best form for his most eagerly anticipated game of the season at Plymouth Argyle tomorrow.

Warwickshire dump Essex out at the quarter-final stage once again


10:12pm Thursday 28th August 2014

ESSEX skipper Ryan ten Doeschate admitted his team was gutted to be knocked out of a second quarter final in a month by Warwickshire.

Mark Stokes is the key for Essex's golf team


5:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

RAYLEIGH’S Mark Stokes said team spirit played a huge part in Essex’s dominant victory in the SkyCaddie PGA England & Wales Inter-County Championship regional qualifier at Bush Hill Park.

Ryan Peniston's national tennis titles ease pain


2:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

SOUTHEND player Ryan Peniston exorcised the ghosts of defeat by winning the national singles and doubles 18 and under finals.

Injury ends Sarah Walker's challenge at World Badminton Championships


1:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

SARAH Walker has been forced to pull out of the Badminton World Championships in Copenhagen with an abdominal strain.

Southend United manager Phil Brown with his latest Echo column


12:13pm Thursday 28th August 2014

I’VE been fact finding since Saturday’s game at Carlisle United in a bid for us to start getting the results our performances have deserved.

Cricket coach Paul Grayson says it is 'Essex's time to win a trophy'


11:37am Thursday 28th August 2014

ESSEX coach Paul Grayson wants his players to take the next step and win this year’s One-Day Cup.

Southend United manager Phil Brown out to fend off interest from Premier League and Championship clubs for Daniel Bentley


11:33am Thursday 28th August 2014

SOUTHEND United manager Phil Brown is determined to hang on to goalkeeper Daniel Bentley, despite interest from a number of clubs.

Great Wakering Rovers bid to lure fans with free entry on Non-League Day

Echo: Great Wakering Rovers 1 Maldon & Tiptree 2

10:30am Thursday 28th August 2014

GREAT Wakering Rovers’ chairman is hoping free entry to the club’s match on non-league day will see hundreds turn out to support the club and the Kick It Out campaign.

Roman hoping to make inroads at Concord Rangers after Southend United disappointment


9:38am Thursday 28th August 2014

NEW Concord Rangers winger Roman-Michael Percil has promised to bring “excitement” to the club although admits he was “very disappointed” not to join Southend United.

Lord's final is main incentive for Napier and Essex


8:17am Thursday 28th August 2014

Graham Napier says the prospect of playing in a Lord’s final can be the perfect incentive for Essex when they take on Warwickshire in their Royal London One-Day Cup quarter-final.

Record breaker Sam Higgins re-joins East Thurrock United

Echo: Sam Higgins

7:57pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

EAST Thurrock United have re-signed record goalscorer Sam Higgins from Conference South side Bromley.

Concord Rangers snap up former Southend United trialist Roman-Michael Percil


1:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

CONCORD Rangers have signed former Tottenham winger Roman-Michael Percil.

Basildon derby is at ‘terrible time’ for managers


12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Rival bosses Rob Small and Colin Cook have said the Essex Senior Cup tie between Bowers & Pitsea and Basildon United “couldn’t have come at a worse time”.

Southend United's Ted Smith hopes to shine again for England

Echo: Ted Smith

12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

SOUTHEND United’s Ted Smith has expressed his delight after receiving another international call up.

Shoebury's Arsenal starlet bids for the top after signing new deal


11:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

AN Arsenal Ladies starlet from Shoebury has signed new terms with the club, and says the women’s game is only going in one direction.

C&K Basildon Ladies start season in style


11:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

SOUTH Essex’s most successful women’s club, C&K Basildon Ladies, made history on Sunday as they won their first ever match at Women’s Premier League level.

Gary Deegan targets longer Southend United deal

Echo: Northampton Town's Gary Deegan is challenged by Newport County's Andy Sandell during the Sky Bet League Two match at Sixfields Stadium, Northampton. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday August 10, 2013. See PA story SOCCER Northampton.

10:51am Wednesday 27th August 2014

GARY Deegan is determined is already working towards winning a longer contract at Southend United.

Women's Football in Focus: Billericay Town Ladies boss Kim Coster talks about changing mindsets and the future


10:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A SENIOR figure in women’s football in Essex has said participation in the ladies game is dwindling and has called on budding young stars to don their boots and get involved in the game.

The Big Interview: Jess Judd on her remarkable season


10:16am Wednesday 27th August 2014

JESSICA Judd stepped off the track after the European Championships 800m final knowing those two laps needed to be the last she ran this season.

Rock guitar legend scoops huge hound


9:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

GUITAR legend Peter Green spent a day aboard Phil White's Bradwell-based charter boat Chinook II to land a personal best 17lb smoothhound, one of the biggest reported in recent weeks.

Shepherd Neame Cricket, Division One: Hadleigh promotion hopes look slim


3:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

HADLEIGH & Thundersley saw off bottom of the table Ardleigh Green by two wickets at the weekend.

Shepherd Neame Cricket, Division Three: Plan works a treat as Southendian capitalise on Harlow draw


2:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

OLD Southendian & Southchurch achieved their pre-match plan of getting 25 points but got an unexpected bonus when Harlow Town were held to a draw by Woodford Green.

Watch Ron Martin's ice bucket challenge


1:40pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

SOUTHEND United chairman Ron Martin joked manager Phil Brown would not be forgiven for any more defeats after being drenched by him in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

Southend United's kids bounce back from Peterborough United humilation


1:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

SOUTHEND United under-18s bounced back from the disappointment of a midweek thrashing at Peterborough United to record a 2-0 victory against Northampton Town at Boots & Laces on Saturday.

Lloyd Chapman savours victory at Chilham


12:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

HULLBRIDGE cycling star Lloyd Chapman led his Leigh cycle team Richardson’s-Trek to an impressive one-two at the Chilham Summer Road Race.

Shepherd Neame Cricket, Division Two: Billericay and Leigh slip in race to go up

Echo: Billericay captain Stewart Rutland - powerless to stop his side losing

11:17am Tuesday 26th August 2014

BILLERICAY and Leigh-on-Sea both lost ground at the top of the division, with next Saturday’s clash between the two sides set to be a blockbuster.

Billericay Town boss Craig Edwards proud of response against East Thurrock United


10:59am Tuesday 26th August 2014

CRAIG Edwards praised his Billericay Town side for bouncing back to beat rivals East Thurrock United after being on the end of a thrashing at the weekend.

England send scouts to see Southend United goalkeeper Daniel Bentley


10:48am Tuesday 26th August 2014

SOUTHEND United goalkeeper Daniel Bentley is being considered for an England under 21 call-up.

10-man Canvey slide to an unfortunate defeat at Bury


6:58pm Monday 25th August 2014

TEN-MAN Canvey Island slipped to their second defeat of the season with a 1-0 reversal at Ram Meadow against Bury Town.

Dan Trenkel returns to the field after ban and helps Wakering to first win of the season


6:54pm Monday 25th August 2014

PLAYER-MANAGER Dan Trenkel came off the bench on his return from suspension to help Great Wakering to their first win since returning to Ryman Division One North.



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