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Jason Demetriou

Defender


Biography

Date of birth

18/11/1987

Height

180 cm

Signed

01/07/2016

Country

Cyprus

Southend United announced the signing of Jason Demetriou on a two-year contract in July 2016 following the end of his deal with Walsall.

The right back, who is a Cypriot international made 53 appearances for the Saddlers in 2015/16 as they fought for automatic promotion in Sky Bet League One before settling for a play-off spot.


Demetriou, who offers something both going forward and in defence began his career at Leyton Orient before moving to Cypriot club AEK Larnaca in 2010.


After five years in Cyprus, Demetriou returned to English football with Walsall in 2015.

Demetriou made the right back berth his own during his first campaign at Roots Hall, making 44 appearances in total, the fourth highest in the squad.