2017–18 Southend United F.C. season

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Southend United
2017–18 season
ChairmanRon Martin
ManagerPhil Brown
(until 17 January 2018)
Chris Powell
(from 23 January 2018)
StadiumRoots Hall
League One13th
FA CupFirst round
EFL CupFirst Round
EFL TrophyGroup Stage

The 2017–18 season is Southend United's 112th year in existence and their third consecutive season in League One.[1] Along with competing in League One, the club will also participate in the FA Cup, EFL Cup and EFL Trophy. The season covers the period from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018.

Competitions[edit]

Friendlies[edit]

As of 2 June 2017, Southend United have announced five pre-season friendlies against Braintree Town, Bishop's Stortford, Ebbsfleet United, Brighton & Hove Albion[2] and Cambridge United.[3]

League One[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
8 Portsmouth 46 20 6 20 57 56 +1 66
9 Peterborough United 46 17 13 16 68 60 +8 64
10 Southend United 46 17 12 17 58 62 −4 63
11 Bradford City 46 18 9 19 57 67 −10 63
12 Blackpool 46 15 15 16 60 55 +5 60
Source: BBC Sport
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored

Result summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
35 12 9 14 42 54  −12 45 9 6 4 28 21  +7 3 3 10 14 33  −19

Last updated: 10 March 2018.
Source:[citation needed]

Results by matchday[edit]

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GroundHAHAHAAHAHHAAHHAAAHHAHAHHAAHHAHAHHH
ResultWLDDDLLDWWWLLDWWLDDWLLLWLLLLWWWDWLD
Position61514151417191816141215151513111414149121518181818181817151414131413
Updated to match(es) played on 10 March 2018. Source: Statto.com
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Matches[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

On 16 October 2017, Southend United were drawn away to Yeovil Town in the first round.[5]

EFL Cup[edit]

On 16 June 2017, Southend United were drawn at home to Newport County in the first round.[6]

EFL Trophy[edit]

On 12 July 2017, Southend United were drawn in the Southern Group B against Colchester United, Gillingham and Reading U23s.[7] After finishing as runners-up in their group, Southend were drawn away to Peterborough United in the second round.[8]

Pos Lge Team Pld W PW PL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 L1 Gillingham (Q) 3 3 0 0 0 10 6 +4 9 Round 2
2 L1 Southend United (Q) 3 2 0 0 1 4 2 +2 6
3 L2 Colchester United (E) 3 0 1 0 2 2 5 −3 2
4 ACA Reading U21s (E) 3 0 0 1 2 7 10 −3 1
Updated to match(es) played on 7 November 2017. Source: EFL.com
(E) Eliminated; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated.

Squad statistics[edit]

Appearances and goals[edit]

As of 28 October 2017
No. Pos Nat Player Total League One FA Cup EFL Cup EFL Trophy
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK England Mark Oxley 18 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2 DF Scotland Stephen Hendrie 10 0 6+2 0 0 0 1 0 1+0 0
3 DF England Ben Coker 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 MF England Anthony Wordsworth 9 3 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 DF England Anton Ferdinand 14 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
6 DF England Michael Turner 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 MF England Michael Kightly 8 2 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 DF Republic of Ireland Michael Timlin 18 0 16 0 0 0 0+1 0 1 0
9 FW France Marc-Antoine Fortuné 14 1 9+3 1 0 0 0+1 0 1 0
10 FW Republic of Ireland Simon Cox 18 4 14+2 4 0 0 1 0 0+1 0
11 MF England Stephen McLaughlin 18 2 8+7 1 0+0 0 1 0 1+1 1
12 FW France Amadou Ba 3 0 0 0 0 0 0+1 0 1+1 0
13 GK England Nathan Bishop 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 FW England Nico Cotton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0+1 0
15 DF Republic of Ireland Rob Kiernan 2 0 0+1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
16 MF England Dru Yearwood 8 0 4+1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
17 MF England Jermaine McGlashan 15 1 8+4 1 0 0 1 0 2 0
18 MF England Ryan Leonard 18 3 16 3 0 0 1 0 1 0
19 MF England Jack Bridge 2 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
20 MF England Michael Klass 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1+1 0
22 GK England Ted Smith 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
23 MF England Joe Bedford 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 DF Cyprus Jason Demetriou 15 2 13+1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
27 DF Cyprus Harry Kyprianou 9 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 1+1 0
31 FW Jamaica Theo Robinson 17 1 1+13 0 0 0 1 0 2 1
42 DF England Elvis Bwomono 6 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 2+0 0
44 MF England Josh Wright 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
48 DF England John White 15 1 9+3 1 0 0 1 0 2 0
50 FW England Nile Ranger 11 1 7+4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Transfers[edit]

Transfers in[edit]

Date from Position Nationality Name From Fee Ref.
1 July 2017 LB Scotland Stephen Hendrie West Ham United Free [9]
7 July 2017 LW England Michael Kightly Burnley Free [10]
11 July 2017 CB England Michael Turner Norwich City Free [11]
2 August 2017 FW France Amadou Ba Free agent Free [12]
3 August 2017 CB Republic of Ireland Rob Kiernan Rangers Undisclosed [13]
16 September 2017 CM England Josh Wright Gillingham Free [14]

Transfers out[edit]

Date from Position Nationality Name To Fee Ref.
1 July 2017 CM England Will Atkinson Mansfield Town Free [15]
1 July 2017 RW England Zavon Hines Chesterfield Released [16][a]
1 July 2017 CF Republic of Ireland Dave Mooney Leyton Orient Released [16][b]
1 July 2017 CF England Frank Nouble Newport County Released [16][c]
1 July 2017 RB England Luke O'Neill Gillingham Released [16][d]
1 July 2017 CB Northern Ireland Adam Thompson Bury Free [21]
1 July 2017 CF England Jason Williams Bishop's Stortford Released [16][e]
1 July 2017 RB England Jordan Williams Free agent Released [16]
  1. ^ Zavon Hines joined Chesterfield following his release.[17]
  2. ^ Dave Mooney joined Leyton Orient following his release.[18]
  3. ^ Frank Nouble joined Newport County following his release.[19]
  4. ^ Luke O'Neill joined Gillingham following his release.[20]
  5. ^ Jason Williams joined Bishop's Stortford following his release.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History". Statto.
  2. ^ "2017/18 pre-season schedule". Southend United Official Site. 19 May 2017. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Blues add Cambridge friendly to pre-season schedule". Southend United Official Site. 2 June 2017. Retrieved 4 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Oldham game postponed due to international call-ups". Southend United Official Site. 2 November 2017. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
  5. ^ "The Emirates FA Cup First Round Draw". Southend United Official Site. 16 October 2017. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  6. ^ "Blues draw Newport in Carabao Cup". Southend United Official Site. 16 June 2017. Retrieved 16 June 2017.
  7. ^ "Checkatrade Trophy Draw In Full". Southend United Official Site. 12 July 2017. Retrieved 13 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Blues draw Peterborough United away in the Checkatrade Trophy". Southend United Official Site. 10 November 2017. Retrieved 12 November 2017.
  9. ^ "Stephen Hendrie joins Blues". Southend United Official Site. 29 June 2017. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
  10. ^ "Blues sign Michael Kightly!". Southend United Official Site. 7 July 2017. Retrieved 7 July 2017.
  11. ^ "Southend Snap Up Experienced Defender". Southend United Official Site. 11 July 2017. Retrieved 12 July 2017.
  12. ^ "Blues sign Amadou Ba on two year contract". Southend United Official Site. 2 August 2017. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  13. ^ "Rob Kiernan Signs!". Southend United Official Site. 3 August 2017. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  14. ^ "Josh Wright Signs For Blues!". Southend United Official Site. 18 September 2017. Retrieved 16 September 2017.
  15. ^ "Will Atkinson departs". Southend United Official Site. 30 May 2017. Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  16. ^ a b c d e f "Retained list announced". Southend United Official Site. 22 May 2017. Retrieved 22 May 2017.
  17. ^ "Chesterfield sign Zavon Hines, Millwall's Sid Nelson and Barnsley's Josh Kay". BBC. 4 January 2018. Retrieved 23 January 2018.
  18. ^ "David Mooney: Leyton Orient sign former Southend United striker". BBC. 30 June 2017. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  19. ^ "Frank Nouble: Newport County sign ex-West Ham striker". BBC. 28 June 2017. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  20. ^ "Luke O'Neill: Gillingham sign defender after Southend United exit". BBC. 6 June 2017. Retrieved 6 June 2017.
  21. ^ "Adam Thompson departs". Southend United Official Site. 1 June 2017. Retrieved 2 June 2017.