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HEATH: "I'M OVER THE MOON FOR THE LADS"

10 May 2021

Southend United’s youth team coach, Danny Heath, spoke of a “special feeling” as goals by Bobby Unwin and Tendi Quamina helped to earn the club a 2-1 victory at Peterborough United on Saturday...

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U18S TRIUMPH IN YOUTH ALLIANCE MERIT LEAGUE

10 May 2021

Southend United U18s claimed the EFL Youth Alliance Merit League title for the second time in three seasons after a dramatic final day of the season ended with a 2-1 victory over Peterborough United.

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MATCH REPORT: SOHAM TOWN RANGERS 0-2 SOUTHEND UNITED U23'S

4 May 2021

Southend United U23s defeated Isthmian League North Division club Soham Town Rangers 2-0 in their latest friendly fixture on Saturday afternoon.

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Club News

PRODUCTIVITY RANKINGS PUTS BLUES ACADEMY AMONG THE BEST!

28 April 2021

Southend United’s Academy has been ranked among the best in the EFL, as well as being placed highly out of the entire English professional pyramid!

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MATCH REPORT: SOUTHEND UNITED U23'S 2-1 LUTON TOWN U23'S

27 April 2021

Eren Kinali’s early brace earned Southend United U23s a 2-1 victory over Luton Town in a friendly fixture at Boots & Laces on Saturday morning.

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MATCH REPORT: SOUTHEND UNITED U18'S 4-3 LUTON TOWN U18'S

27 April 2021

Kenny Coker’s stoppage-time penalty earned Southend United U18s a dramatic 4-3 victory over Luton Town at Boots & Laces and kept the club’s hopes of claiming the EFL Youth Alliance Merit League Two...

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NORTHAMPTON TOWN U18'S 4-2 SOUTHEND UNITED U18'S

19 April 2021

Southend United U18s coach Danny Heath was left frustrated after his side suffered their first defeat of the EFL Youth Alliance Merit League Two campaign away to Northampton Town.

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BLUES U16'S ENJOY CHELSEA EXPERIENCE

5 April 2021

Southend United U16's were given the opportunity to test themselves against Premier League outfit Chelsea on Saturday as the London club visited Boots & Laces.

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Key Academy Information

HOME VENUE FOR GAMES

BOOTS AND LACES
123 EASTERN AVENUE
SOUTHEND ON SEA
ESSEX
SS2 4DX

Blues' Academy will be holding trials for Under 7's to Under 15's on Tuesday 6th April & Wednesday 7th April 2021.

If you are aged 7 – 15 years old and are interested in playing for Southend United Football Club’s Academy, then this is your opportunity to come along and demonstrate your football skills. 

The open trials are free and will be held at BOOTS & LACES TRAINING GROUND, 123 EASTERN AVENUE, SOUTHEND-ON-SEA, ESSEX. SS2 4DX.

More details can be found here.

For all Academy recruitment/trial enquiries contact: academyrecruitment@southend-united.co.uk. Please do not call as you will only be asked to email using this address. When emailing please provide your full name, age, date of birth, playing position, current/ previous clubs.