Southend United Football Club are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of supporter John Stoten during today’s fixture against Blackburn Rovers.
The emergency services did all they could to save John but unfortunately, he passed away at hospital shortly afterwards.
The management, players, Directors and staff of Southend United would like to send their sincere condolences to friends and family of John at this difficult time.
In collaboration with John’s family, the Club will hold a minute’s silence to remember him before an upcoming home fixture.
We would also like to thank the support of fellow Blues fans who assisted the medical services.