Phil Brown exits Southend with board citing ‘unacceptable performances’

17 January 2018 05:26
• Poor results and lack of squad discipline given as key reasons• Club one point above relegation zone after seven defeats in eightSouthend’s manager Phil Brown is set to leave the club after he was placed on gardening leave with the board citing unacceptable performances from the team and a lack of discipline within the squad.Brown took over in March 2013 and led Southend to promotion from League Two via the play-offs two years later. The club missed out on the play-offs by a single point last season but seven defeats in their last eight matches have left Southend just two points above the relegation zone in League One. Related: Theo Walcott makes switch from Arsenal to Everton in £20m move Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian