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MEET THE BLUES DAY 2016 | A memorable event at Boots and Laces!

25 July 2016

Read about our annual event which took place on Sunday 24 July

Southend United hosted their annual 'Meet the Blues Day' on Sunday 24 July at the Boots and Laces Training Ground.

There was lots of fun, games and activities on offer and most importantly the day allowed fans to see Phil Brown and the players train up close and meet some of their favourite Blues stars!

The fun filled family day ran from 11am-4pm with a number of events taking place including a signing session with the first team!

The First Team training session was up first from 11am-12pm whilst stalls and exhibitions ran throughout the day which included:

•    Ticket Stall – Matchday Tickets and 16/17 Season Cards on sale!
•    Face Painting
•    The Blue Voice
•    Game Stall
•    Prawn Zone
•    Programme Stand
•    Bouncy Castles
•    Ice Cream
•    Marquees
•    Sweets/Confectionary Stalls
•    Shrimpers Trust Marquee
•    Sponsors and Partners: Rendezvous Casino, Nando’s, ADSI, Fairfield BMW, MSPFX, David Lloyd, Samaritans, Youth Trust

Between 12pm-1pm the Southend United Academy showcased their skills before Southend United officially revealed their 2016/17 Home and Away kits to the supporters with the help of Fairfield BMW. The Players were joined in the unveiling by Junior Blues competition winners Holly Marjurum and Ash Collins and fan Karl Mooney who had been selected in a prize draw from the recent Fan Survey issued by the Club.

Shortly after 1pm the player signing session commenced allowing fans to get their merchandise signed and have their pictures taken with Phil Brown and his side.

To finish the day with a flourish, a Southend United Legends XI v Southend United Management XI game took place featuring some famous Blues faces - A thrilling game ended with the legends running out 4-2 winners.

The Raffle numbers drawn at Half Time during the Legends game are as follows:

White 176 - Claimed

Blue 361 - Claimed

Orange 476 - Unclaimed

Green 296 - Unclaimed

Pink 51 - Unclaimed

Green 241 - Unclaimed

Orange 491 - Claimed

White 341 - Claimed

Green 306 - Claimed

Orange 411 - Unclaimed

Blue 136 - Claimed

If you possess one of the winning tickets, please email or call 01702 304132

Southend United would to thank everyone who helped make Meet The Blues Day possible, all our stalls/exhibitions, our sponsors & partners, and a special thanks to the supporters for making the event one to remember!

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