Under-21s manager departs for personal reasons.
Southend United can announce that Dale Brooks has departed the football club.
Dale arrived at Blues in the summer to join as under-21 manager, but has opted to move on due to personal reason.
The club would like to thank Dale for his work with us and wish him all the very best in the future.
Boss Phil Brown said: “It’s a setback to lose Dale, but it’s something we are very much committed to.
“I’d like to thank Dale for his hard work during his time working here and wish him the best in what he chooses to do next.”
The club are in the process of replacing Dale and an announcement will be made when an appointment is confirmed.