Blues announce pre-season dates

Brian Jeeves

Troubled Vanarama National League outfit, Southend United, has announced four pre-season friendly fixtures ahead of the new campaign.

Kevin Maher’s men start with a visit to Essex Senior League Great Wakering Rovers before another short away trip to Isthmian Premier League side Canvey Island.

Sky Bet League Two club, Gillingham comes to Roots Hall Stadium on Saturday, July 27, before Southend again hits the road, this time to face Vanarama National League South Chelsdmford City.

The Blues’ current pre-season schedule is as follows;

Saturday, July 13, 3pm – Great Wakering Rovers (a)

Tuesday, July 16, 7.30pm – Canvey Island (a)

Saturday, July 27, 1pm – Gillingham (h)

Saturday, August 3, 3pm – Chelmsford City (a)

Brian Jeeves