14 matches, one win: Southend's new manager faces huge challenges

23 October 2019

Photo: Getty Images The former England international Sol Campbell has previously managed Macclesfield Town in League Two.

Southend United have announced Sol Campbell as the club's new manager.

The club have just five points from 14 matches in League One.

Last night, with Campbell in the stands, Southend were defeated 7-1 by Doncaster.

Jesper Elkjær Jensen jej@offthepitch.com

With a 7-1 defeat by Doncaster last night and just a single win from 14 league matches, Southend United are in terrible form.

Currently, Southend are placed second to last in League One with five points - seven points behind Tranmere Rovers, who play on the preferred side of the relegation zone.

Southend have been without a manager since Kevin Bond left in September, following a run of six defeats.

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