Posted 8th August 2016 at 09:05 pm
Cox, who brought up a century of career goals in January, joined the Blues after his release from Sky Bet Championship side Reading in June 2016.
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Southend United Football Club announced the signing of Simon Cox on a two-year deal in July 2016
The Republic of Ireland international committed his future to the Blues until at least the summer of 2018.
Cox, who has scored 91 goals in 255 club starts, joined the Blues after his release from Sky Bet Championship side Reading in June 2016.
The Republic of Ireland striker has featured 30 times for his country scoring four goals. The striker was also part of Giovanni Trappatoni’s Euro 2012 squad in Poland and Ukraine.
Southend’s new signing other notable clubs include Swindon Town scoring 35 goals in 62 appearances, West Bromwich Albion and Nottingham Forest.