Football Blog - Independent Football Writing
Football Blog

Southend United Football Blog

These are the upcoming playoffs in the different divisions, first up the Championship:
Wigan vs. QPR – May 9th 7.45 pm, DW Stadium (first leg), May 12th 7.45 pm, Loftus Road (second leg)
QPR finished one place higher than Wigan in fourth, but seven points better off. Both teams struggled for consistency and goals a bit, and there were few highlights in the 0-0 DW draw during the normal season. In the return fixture, Yossi Benayoun gave QPR a narrow victory, but 18-goal Charlie Austin is the man most likely to decide …

Dagenham and Redbridge produced a fine performance in their first home pre season encounter of the season against a disappointing Southend United team with a 2-0 victory courtesy of a Paul Benson brace.
A Daggers team that was devoid of last season’s stars what with Sam Saunders, Magnus Okuanghae, Ben Strevens and Danny Foster moving up to League 1 saw off their more illustrious opponents with relative ease.
A low key start gave all Daggers supporters the chance to get equipped with several unfamiliar faces. Scott Doe and Will Antwi made up …