2016–17 Southend United F.C. season

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Southend United
2016–17 season
ChairmanRon Martin
ManagerPhil Brown
StadiumRoots Hall
FA CupFirst round
(vs. Millwall)
League CupFirst round
(vs. Gillingham)

The 2016–17 season is Southend United's 111th year in existence and their second consecutive season in League One.[1] Along with competing in League One, the club will also participate in the FA Cup, League Cup and Football League Trophy.

The season covers the period from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017.

Transfers[edit]

Transfers in[edit]

Date from Position Nationality Name From Fee Ref.
1 July 2016 RB Cyprus Jason Demetriou Walsall Free transfer [2]
1 July 2016 RM England Jermaine McGlashan Gillingham Free transfer [3]
12 July 2016 GK England Mark Oxley Hibernian Free transfer [4]
16 July 2016 CF Republic of Ireland Simon Cox Reading Free transfer [5]
29 July 2016 CB Czech Republic Jakub Sokolík Yeovil Town Free transfer [6]
3 August 2016 CF England Nile Ranger Free agent Free transfer [7]
27 August 2016 CB England Anton Ferdinand Reading Free transfer [8]
29 September 2016 CF French Guiana Marc-Antoine Fortuné Coventry City Free transfer [9]
20 December 2016 RW England Zavon Hines Dagenham & Redbridge Free transfer [10]
18 January 2017 CF England Frank Nouble Gillingham Free transfer [11]
31 January 2017 CF Jamaica Theo Robinson Lincoln City Undisclosed [12]

Transfers out[edit]

Date from Position Nationality Name To Fee Ref.
1 July 2016 GK England Daniel Bentley Brentford Compensation [13]
1 July 2016 CB Republic of Ireland Cian Bolger Fleetwood Town [a] Released [15]
1 July 2016 CM Republic of Ireland Gary Deegan Shrewsbury Town [b] Mutual consent [15]
1 July 2016 CF Republic of Ireland Noel Hunt Portsmouth [c] Released [15]
1 July 2016 RW England Kevan Hurst Mansfield Town [d] Released [19]
1 July 2016 CF Jamaica Jamar Loza Free agent Released [15]
1 July 2016 CM England Jack Payne Huddersfield Town Compensation [20]
1 July 2016 CB England Luke Prosser Colchester United [e] Released [15]
1 July 2016 LW Antigua and Barbuda Myles Weston Wycombe Wanderers [f] Released [15]
1 July 2016 RM England David Worrall Millwall Free transfer [23]
11 July 2016 AM Belgium Franck Moussa Walsall Free transfer [24]
4 January 2017 CB Czech Republic Jakub Sokolík Plymouth Argyle Free transfer [25]
  1. ^ Following Bolger's release, he signed for Fleetwood Town.[14]
  2. ^ Following his departure, Deegan signed for Shrewsbury Town.[16]
  3. ^ Following Hunt's release, he signed for Portsmouth.[17]
  4. ^ Following Hurst's release, he signed for Mansfield Town.[18]
  5. ^ Following Prosser's release, he signed for Colchester United.[21]
  6. ^ Following Weston's release, he signed for Wycombe Wanderers.[22]

Loans in[edit]

Date from Position Nationality Name From Until Ref.
5 August 2016 CM Scotland Adam King Swansea City End of Season [26]
31 August 2016 CB England Ryan Inniss Crystal Palace End of Season [27]
27 January 2017 DM England Luke Amos Tottenham Hotspur End of Season [28]

Loans out[edit]

Date from Position Nationality Name To Until Ref.
5 January 2017 CF England Jason Williams Boreham Wood 8 April 2017 [29]

Competitions[edit]

Pre-season friendlies[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

League One[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
5 Bradford City 46 20 19 7 62 43 +19 79 Qualification for the League One play-offs[a]
6 Millwall (O, P) 46 20 13 13 66 57 +9 73
7 Southend United 46 20 12 14 70 53 +17 72
8 Oxford United 46 20 9 17 65 52 +13 69
9 Rochdale 46 19 12 15 71 62 +9 69
Source: BBC Sport
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored
(O) Play-off winner; (P) Promoted.
Notes:
  1. ^ Four teams play for one spot and promotion to the EFL Championship.

Matches[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

EFL Cup[edit]

EFL Trophy[edit]

Pos Div Team Pld W PW PL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 L1 Southend United 3 2 0 0 1 3 4 −1 6 Advance to Round 2
2 ACA Brighton & Hove Albion Academy 3 1 1 0 1 3 4 −1 5
3 L2 Stevenage 3 1 0 1 1 7 5 +2 4
4 L2 Leyton Orient 3 1 0 0 2 3 3 0 3
Source: EFL.com

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History". Statto.
  2. ^ "Jason Demetriou joins Blues subject to medical". Southend United Official Site. 23 June 2016. Retrieved 23 June 2016.
  3. ^ "McGlashan signs subject to medical". Southend United Official Site. 23 June 2016. Retrieved 23 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Blues sign goalkeeper Mark Oxley". Southend United Official Site. 12 July 2016. Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Blues are delighted to announce the signing of Simon Cox". Southend United Official Site. 16 July 2016. Retrieved 16 July 2016.
  6. ^ "Sokolik Joins Blues". Southend United Official Site. 29 July 2016. Retrieved 29 July 2016.
  7. ^ "Nile Ranger signs for Blues until the end of the season". Southend United Official Site. 3 August 2016. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
  8. ^ "Anton Ferdinand joins Blues". Southend United Official Site. 27 August 2016. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  9. ^ "Fortuné joins Blues". Southend United Official Site. 29 September 2016. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  10. ^ "Zavon Hines joins Blues!". Southend United Official Site. 20 December 2016. Retrieved 20 December 2016.
  11. ^ "Frank Nouble signs!". Southend United Official Site. 18 January 2017. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  12. ^ "CONFIRMED: Theo Robinson returns just in time!". Southend United Official Site. 31 January 2017. Retrieved 1 February 2017.
  13. ^ "Bentley joins Brentford". Southend United Official Site. 1 July 2016. Retrieved 1 July 2016.
  14. ^ "Fleetwood bring in defender Bolger". BBC. 22 May 2016. Retrieved 22 May 2016.
  15. ^ a b c d e f "Seven players depart Roots Hall". Southend United Official Site. 13 May 2016. Retrieved 13 May 2016.
  16. ^ "Shrews sign Southend midfielder Deegan". BBC. 26 May 2016. Retrieved 26 May 2016.
  17. ^ "Portsmouth bring in Hunt and Buxton". BBC. 4 August 2016. Retrieved 4 August 2016.
  18. ^ "Mansfield sign Southend's Hurst". BBC. 29 June 2016. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  19. ^ "Midfielder Hurst leaves Southend". BBC. 11 May 2016. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  20. ^ "Blues entitled to compensation as Payne departs". Southend United Official Site. 20 June 2016. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  21. ^ "Colchester sign defender Prosser". BBC. 21 June 2016. Retrieved 21 June 2016.
  22. ^ "Wycombe bring in Southend winger Weston". BBC. 30 June 2016. Retrieved 30 June 2016.
  23. ^ "Millwall sign Worrall from Southend". BBC. 15 June 2016. Retrieved 15 June 2016.
  24. ^ "Walsall complete deal for Moussa". BBC. 11 July 2016. Retrieved 11 July 2016.
  25. ^ "Jakub Sokolik departs". Southend United Official Site. 4 January 2017. Retrieved 4 January 2017.
  26. ^ "Adam King joins Blues on loan". Southend United Official Site. 5 August 2016. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  27. ^ "Ryan Inniss joins Blues on loan". Southend United Official Site. 31 August 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2016.
  28. ^ "CONFIRMED! Luke Amos Signs!". Southend United Official Site. 27 January 2017. Retrieved 27 January 2017.
  29. ^ "Jason Williams joins Boreham Wood on loan". Southend United Official Site. 5 January 2017. Retrieved 5 January 2017.