Kevin Bond will take his Southend United side to MEMS Priestfield Stadium to face Gillingham in pre-season on Friday 26th July.
The game will kick-off at 7pm against the Kent side prior to the 2019/20 League One campaign kicking off the following weekend.
Ticket details will be announced in due course.
We can also confirm Blues will face Sky Bet Championship side Reading in a behind closed doors game at the start of July.
In preparation for the new season, Bond will take his squad down to Dorset for a five-day training camp which will begin with a game against Weymouth, while Millwall are visiting Roots Hall on Wednesday 24th July.
Current pre-season schedule in full:
Sat 6 July – Reading FC (behind closed doors)
Tue 9 July (7.45pm) – Billericay Town
Fri 12 July (7.45pm) – Weymouth
Wed 17 July – Exeter City (behind closed doors)
Sat 20 July (3pm) – Dagenham & Redbridge
Wed 24 July (7.30pm) – Millwall
Fri 26 July (7pm) – Gillingham
For more information on the pre-season fixtures, click here.
Blues will be preparing for another season in League One and you can be there at every home game with a 2019/20 season card! The renewal deadline is this Sunday 16th June, after which all seats not purchased are released. For more details click here.