Southend United - Striker stays
UK time is: 14:26:32
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Striker stays

As expected Britt Assombalonga has extended his loan spell with Southend.

The opportunity to play as much as possible, as he told the official website, is behind this reasoning.

He hopes by doing this he can eventually force his way into Gianfranco Zola's plans at Watford: 'I want to play games and get more time under my belt.

'This is my first taste of League football and it has been great, even if it took me a game of two to find my feet.

'The manager knows the game and there are some experienced players here that I can learn off. If I can carry on learning my trade at Southend United then it will help me grab the attention of the manager back at Watford.'

Four goals in six games have already been scored with 20 the target for this season: 'I've set myself a target of 20 goals for the season. Last year that target was 15 and I managed 16 so I am hoping to break another landmark this time round.'

If he sticks with The Shrimpers for the whole of the season you'd not bet against him scoring 20, staying with them until early January 2013, as he is scheduled to at the moment, should see him (at his current rate) someway towards that amount anyway!

Apply To Be A Site Editor




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday September 14 2012

Time: 1:29PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Southend United Articles

Dagenham 2-1 Southend - Friendly (Monday July 27 2015)

Leyton Orient Friendly Added (Saturday July 25 2015)

Brown Wants A High Five (Tuesday July 21 2015)

Hull Rejected On Bentley Bid (Monday July 20 2015)

Friendly - Southend 2-3 West Ham (Monday July 20 2015)

Friendly - Braintree 2-1 Southend (Monday July 20 2015)

Archived Southend United Articles

List All Vital Southend Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. graysblue 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Scunthorpe 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. Sheff Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. Shrewsbury 0 0 0 0 0 0
21. Southend 0 0 0 0 0 0
22. Swindon 0 0 0 0 0 0
23. Walsall 0 0 0 0 0 0
24. Wigan 0 0 0 0 0 0

Southend United Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Whitby Town 1-0 Bradford - Friendly
Bradford : 29/07/2015 14:06:01
Robbo Speaks: Post-Grimsby Town
Peterborough : 29/07/2015 12:31:00
Smith Rules Out Gerrard Move
Walsall : 29/07/2015 10:39:00
Wigan Athletic Squad Numbers For The New Season
Wigan : 29/07/2015 10:32:00
JPT Draw Details Announced
Walsall : 29/07/2015 09:56:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

PO - Wycombe MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Bentley 47%
White 3%
Bolger 3%
Barrett 9%
Coker 0%
Atkinson 0%
Leonard 0%
Timlin 3%
Worrall 3%
Corr 0%
McLaughlin 3%
Sub - Pigott 29%
Sub - Weston 0%
Sub - Payne 0%