Blues to face U’s in pre-season warm-up clash

Brian Jeeves

Essex rivals, Colchester United and Southend United will go head-to-head in a pre-season friendly encounter at the U’s JobServe Community Stadium.

The games will take place on Tuesday, July 19 – 7:30pm – with the respective boss, Wayne Brown and Kevin Maher, keen for a competitive contest ahead of their Sky Bet League Two and National League campaigns.

Blues then turn their attentions to Neil Harris’s Gillingham side, who arrive at Roots Hall Stadium on Saturday, July 23 (3pm).

Currently, Southend United’s Pre-Season schedule is as follows;

Saturday, July 9 (3pm) – Kings Langley (A)
Tuesday, July 12 (7:30pm) – Canvey Island (A)
Saturday, July 16 (3pm) – Kettering Town (A)
Tuesday, July 19 (7:30pm) – Colchester United (A)
Saturday, July 23 (3pm) – Gillingham (H)
Saturday, July 30 (3pm) – Concord Rangers (A)

Brian Jeeves