SOUTHEND United supporters would back the appointment of Weymouth manager Mark Molesley as manager, according to an Echosport poll.

The 39-year-old has led the Terras to back to back promotion and 79 per cent of supporters would be pleased to see him heading to Roots Hall.

More than 1,650 fans took part in the poll and those supporters could soon find out more about Molesley’s future as reports in Weymouth suggest he is expected to make up his mind by 5pm today.