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Biography

Date of birth

26/07/1986

Height

183 cm

Signed

01/07/2013

Country

England

John White became Phil Brown's first signing as manager of Southend United in 2013 and has recently signed a new deal to remain at Blues for the 17/18 season.

A versatile defender who has played at right back, but more recently at centre back, spent nine years with rivals Colchester United, featuring regularly every season. 

He had a short loan spell with Blues in 2009 and made six appearances before returning to Colchester. 

A move back to Roots Hall was made permanent in June 2013 following the expiration of his Colchester contract.

White made his 150th appearance for Blues in the 4-0 win at Chesterfield at the back end of the 16/17 season.

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