Blue Anorak

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Results for the 1996 / 1997 season

Cup results for the 1996 / 1997 season
Statistics
Final League standings
General statistics
Scorers
Squad

Pre-season friendlies

24 Jul Southend United         1-0 Motherwell
26 Jul Billericay Town         1-3 Southend United
 5 Aug Dover                   3-2 Southend United
 7 Aug Southend United         1-3 Tottenham Hotspur
11 Aug Drogheda (Eire)         0-3 Southend United
12 Aug Shelbourne (Eire)       1-3 Southend United

Nationwide League Division One

August 1996

17 Aug Southend United         1-1 Tranmere Rovers
  • Attendance: 4 266
  • Rammell (1)
  • Morrissey (Tranmere) (22)

24 Aug Oxford                  5-0 Southend United
  • Attendance: 6 382

27 Aug Portsmouth              1-0 Southend United
  • Attendance: 5 579

31 Aug Southend United         1-3 Swindon Town
  • Attendance: 4 011
  • Byrne

September 1996

 7 Sep Southend United         5-2 Bolton Wanderers
  • Attendance: 4 475
  • John Nielsen's home debut
  • Boere (5,65)
  • Nielsen (25)
  • Williams (69)
  • Marsh (80 pen)

10 Sep Charlton Athletic       2-0 Southend United
  • Attendance: 8 497

14 Sep Norwich City            0-0 Southend United
  • Attendance: 12 461

21 Sep Southend United         0-0 Port Vale
  • Attendance: 4 025

28 Sep Crystal Palace          6-1 Southend United
  • Attendance: 14 858
  • Williams

October 1996

 1 Oct Southend United         3-2 Sheffield United
  • Attendance: 3 716
  • Boere (33, 71)
  • Marsh (54 pen)

 5 Oct Bradford City           0-0 Southend United
  • Attendance: 10 156
  • McNally wrongly sent off (30)

12 Oct Southend United         1-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers
  • Attendance: 5 550
  • Broadcast live on Sky
  • Marsh (38)
  • Bull (Wolves) (73)

15 Oct Southend United         1-0 Grimsby Town
  • Attendance: 3 305
  • Tilson

19 Oct Huddersfield Town       0-0 Southend United

26 Oct Oldham Athletic         0-0 Southend United
  • Attendance: 6 606

29 Oct Southend United         2-3 Manchester City
  • Attendance: 8 707
  • Rösler (City) (44)
  • Kinkladze (City) (59, 72 pen)
  • Williams (73)
  • Rammell (84)

November 1996

 2 Nov Southend United         2-1 Reading
  • Neilsen
  • Marsh

 9 Nov Ipswich Town            1-1 Southend United
  • Rammell

16 Nov Southend United         2-3 West Bromwich Albion
  • Rammell
  • Williams

23 Nov Stoke City              1-2 Southend United
  • Williams
  • Sigurdsson (o.g.)

30 Nov Southend United         1-1 Oldham Athletic
  • Nielson (10)
  • Richardson (Oldham) (54)

December 1996

 7 Dec Barnsley                3-0 Southend United
  • Hendrie (Barnsley) (72)
  • Wilkinson (Barnsley) (75, 89)

14 Dec Queens Park Rangers     4-0 Southend United
  • Barker (QPR) (pen 40)
  • Harris (o.g. 44)
  • Spencer (QPR) (50)
  • Peacock (QPR) (69)

20 Dec Southend United         1-1 Birmingham City
  • Broadcast live on Sky
  • Williams (63)
  • Devlin (Birmingham) (88)

26 Dec Southend United         0-2 Charlton Athletic
  • Kinsella (Charlton) (43)
  • Robinson (Charlton) (65)

28 Dec Bolton Wanderers        3-1 Southend United
  • Sellars (Bolton) (30, 33)
  • Rammell (42)
  • McGinlay (Bolton) (76)
  • Gridelet sent off (76)

January 1997

 1 Jan Port Vale               P-P Southend United to 25 Jan
11 Jan Southend United         P-P Norwich City to 25 Feb
18 Jan Sheffield United        3-0 Southend United
  • Kachouro (Sheffield) (15)
  • White (Sheffield) (50)
  • Taylor (Sheffield) (61)

25 Jan Port Vale               2-1 Southend United
  • Thomson (37)
  • Guppy (Vale) (56)
  • McCarthy (Vale) (84)

28 Jan Southend United         2-1 Crystal Palace
  • Thomson (6)
  • Freedman (Palace) (68)
  • Boere (86)

February 1997

 1 Feb Southend United         0-0 Ipswich Town

 8 Feb Manchester City         3-0 Southend United
  • Attendance: 26 261
  • Rösler (City) (49, 70)
  • Kinkladze (City) (57)
  • Whelan and Foley ordered to leave the dug-out for complaining to linesman about Kinkladze's unpunished foul on Gridelet
  • Following this match, assistant manager Theo Foley was sacked and manager Ronnie Whelan was suspended on full pay, pending the referee's report.

15 Feb Southend United         2-1 Stoke City
  • Attendance: 4 625
  • Thomson (34)
  • Harris (70) (o.g.)
  • Rammell (89)

22 Feb Reading                 3-2 Southend United
  • Attendance: 7 683
  • McPherson (Reading) (33)
  • Boere (54, 71)
  • Gilkes (Reading) (60)
  • Morley (Reading) (76)

25 Feb Southend United         1-1 Norwich City
  • Attendance: 5 169
  • Thomson (51)
  • Fleck (Norwich) (87)

March 1997

 1 Mar Southend United         1-2 Barnsley
  • Attendance:
  • Thomson
  • Redfearn? (Barnsley) (??, ??)

 4 Mar West Bromwich Albion    4-0 Southend United
  • Attendance: 11 792
  • Sneekes (WBA) (31)
  • Murphy (WBA) (34)
  • Hunt (WBA) (74)
  • Raven (WBA) (90)

 8 Mar Birmingham City         2-1 Southend United
  • Attendance: 13 189
  • Forster (B'ham) (6)
  • O'Connor (B'ham) (pen, 37)
  • Marsh (69)

15 Mar Southend United         0-1 Queens Park Rangers

22 Mar Southend United         2-2 Oxford
  • Attendance: 4 102
  • Boere (34)
  • Lapper (47)
  • Roget sent off in place of Boere (Referee mistaken)
  • Jemson (Oxford) (82)
  • Aldridge (Oxford) (88)

28 Mar Tranmere Rovers         3-0 Southend United (Friday game)

31 Mar Southend United         2-1 Portsmouth
  • Attendance: 6 107
  • Gridelet (27)
  • Rammell (45)
  • Hall (Portsmouth) (54)

April 1997

 5 Apr Swindon Town            0-0 Southend United
  • Attendance: 6 730

12 Apr Southend United         1-1 Bradford City
  • Attendance: 6 697
  • Rammell (40)
  • Edhino (Bradford) (67)

19 Apr Wolverhampton Wanderers 4-0 Southend United

26 Apr Southend United         1-2 Huddersfield Town
  • Attendance:
  • Boere
  • Southend relegated

May 1997

 4 May Grimsby Town            4-0 Southend United
  • Attendance: 7 367
  • Southall (44)
  • Mendonca (67, 83 pen)
  • Lee (85)
  • Jason Lee broke Southend's record for most goals conceded in a season.

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