Southend United Football Club database
Sammy Shrimper
Seasons Statistics 2012-13
11th nPower Football League 2
FA Cup: R3r | League Cup: R1 | JPT Final | Total games: 59
PotS: Sean Clohessy | Most goals: Britt Assombalonga(16) + Gavin Tomlin(16) | Ever present: Sean Clohessy
Manager: Paul Sturrock - Phil Brown | Chairman: Ron Martin
Results         Record high      Record low
Home Away Total
All competitions 10 11 9 11 7 11 21 18 20
League matches 6 8 9 10 5 8 16 13 17
Cup matches 4 3 0 1 2 3 5 5 3
Sequences         Record high      Record low
Most consecutive wins4443
Most consecutive draws 3232
Most consecutive defeats 3233
Run of games without a win 81087
Run of games without a draw6667
Run of games without a defeat1481410
Consecutive clean sheets 3332
Consecutive 'ducks' 1203
Goals         Record high      Record low
Games played5930294613
Total scored8138436120
Total conceded7432425519
Matches scored4222203111
Matches conceded4422223410
Scored 3 or more1248102
Conceded 3 or more61542
Clean sheets1587123
Biggest home league crowd 7,4980-1 Gillingham 21,000 - Sep1955
Biggest home cup crowd 9,4212-2 Leyton Orient 31,036 - Jan1979
Smallest home league crowd 3,9081-2 Cheltenham 1,006 - Mar1986
Smallest home cup crowd 1,9252-1 AFC Wimbledon 945 - Dec1986
Biggest away league crowd 10,5982-2 Bradford City 35,689 - Mar1948
Biggest away cup crowd 6,5261-2 Brentford 53,043 - Jan1955
Smallest away league crowd 1,5891-1 Accrington Stanley 935 - Apr1987
Smallest away cup crowd 2,3911-1 Bury 500 - Nov1993
Biggest crowd at neutral ground 43,8420-2 Crewe Alexandra 43,842 - Apr2013
Smallest crowd at neutral ground 43,8420-2 Crewe Alexandra 2,068 - Aug1969
Average crowd 5,1374,5617,1739,846(1962)9,951(1953)9,966(1974)
Average home crowd 4,8004,9984,1479,706(2006)9,980(1962)9,947(1932)
Average away crowd 5,4854,12410,7049,957(1936)9,823(1936)9,901(1971)

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My sincere thanks go to the many people who willingly or unwittingly have contributed to these pages especially Jeff Hughes who's excellent SUFC site was my initial inspiration, the members of the SUFC Mailing List past and present who provide me with most of the up to date news and perhaps mainly Dave Goody the Club's unofficial historian whose contribution to 'Southend United The Official History of the Blues', 'The Official PFA Factfile', 'Potted Shrimps', Endsleigh + Ultimate Football Year books + the Club's Programmes is truly brilliant + without whom I would be sunk.

Peter Miles, Keith Roe and Peter Mason have all produced books on the Shimpers that I constantly use for reference. Soccernet from ESPN, the tremendous reports and tweets from Chris Philips of the Evening Echo and the stunningly comprehensive information from Tony Brown and the team at ENFA are other excellent sources of information. Thanks must also go to John Walton for allowing me to publish his extremely descriptive match reports.

Finally, although the chances of this being read by any of the contributors to is virtually nil I still would like to place on record my debt to them when it comes to advice on the creation of this website.


A fan's story

My Dad was an Arsenal fan, but his boss supported Southend and sometimes offered him free stand tickets to Roots Hall, so on Saturday 11 March 1961 I was taken to watch Southend play QPR and saw a forgettable 0-0 draw. Two more 0-0 draws, two defeats and one win spread over the next three years did nothing to inspire so, with one exception which was also a defeat, I gave up all real interest in football for the next 7 years.

However on Friday 29 October 1971 encouraged by the Shrimpers good home form that season I went to watch them beat Barrow 1-0 with a Terry Johnson goal, next home game Exeter were beaten 3-0, then Villa 1-0 in the FA Cup and it was as simple as that, I was hooked.

Moving 100 miles from Roots Hall in 1988 did not stop me attending most matches home and away and I have seen 1,992 Southend first team matches and watched them play at 182 grounds since that Barrow win.

Inspired by other fans sites in the mid 90's I decided to produce a site primarily intended to provide statistical and historical information on the Shrimpers from 1971 to the present day. The first site went on line on 1 June 1997, three makeovers followed in reasonably quick succession, until in 2004 I decided to learn PHP web programming and write a bespoke interactive site which certainly went some way beyond the brief I originally set myself.

Although rather proud of my efforts the world of the internet and computers moved on rapidly. Mobile phones and tablets became a common way of accessing information and monitor screen sizes grew substantially wider than the 800 pixels common in 2005. Web technologies changed too so I decided in 2010 to rewrite the site's interface completely and at the same time check and update the database. Three years of quite intensive effort which included spending ages trying to fix things that just weren't working as well as they should produced this site which went live on 15 June 2013.


Known issues

Please note that this site is continually evolving and has new historic as well as current information added on a regular basis, but I try to ensure that everything published is correct and note if it is not complete.

I'm aware of the following errors / problems which I am working to resolve.

If you receive any error notices, find links don't work, or can help by providing photos / articles for the site I'd be really grateful. Please email me.

Robin Michel
January 2014