Vital Football

Latest Southend United News

Brown Misses Out On Smith

Brown Misses Out On Smith

Manager Phil Brown has confirmed that he has missed out on former Charlton Athletic striker Michael Smith.

The 22 year old 6ft 4in player has decided to move to Swindon Town in a deal worth a reported £100,000, and he did have options available to him, including us.

Speaking to the Echo, Brown talked about his disappointment at missing out on the striker given he had scored ten goals in 25 games whilst on a six month loan to Wimbledon in the first half the season, but unfortunately that is football and it happens during the transfer windows.

'Smith had been a target of our for this January but it does look like we've missed out on him now. He's chosen to join a club at a higher level which is understandable and you will always miss out on people at this time of year.'

With only a week or so left of this month's window the gaffer does go on however to say that we are still in discussions with clubs over other targets that he would like to bring in this month and he obviously has his fingers crossed that he has more success in their directions than he did in this one.

Brown doesn't however qualify whether or not he's talking about permanent deals or loan options.

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Shrimper79
Date:Thursday January 23 2014
Time: 11:01PM

Comments

0
The lad had a lot of interest in him it seems. I'm happy with the options we have up front though really.
seasider
24/01/2014 22:42:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Southend United Articles

Who Serves A Suspension This Week - 17/2/17

Here's a list of all the players currently serving, or under a suspension at the beginning of the week that will potentially keep them out of contention for an applicable...

Demetriou In Team Of Midweek (17/2/17)

Southend United are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's action.

Who Serves A Suspension This Midweek - 14/2/17

Here's a list of all the players currently serving, or under a suspension at the beginning of the week that will potentially keep them out of contention...

FSF - Walking Away From Trouble

Many clubs do good work in reaching out to young offenders via their charitable foundations...

Vital Southend Social Media

Archived Vital Southend Articles

Vital Southend articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Southend
Write For Vital Southend
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

EFLT - Brighton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Smith5%
White8%
Thompson0%
Ferdinand8%
Sokolik4%
Kyprianou21%
Atkinson4%
King4%
Leonard0%
Mooney17%
Cox4%
Sub - Alawode-Williams21%
Sub - Matsuzaka4%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Sheff Utd 33 19 8 6 65 24
2 Scunthorpe 32 17 9 6 60 25
3 Bolton 31 17 7 7 58 19
4 Fleetwood 33 16 10 7 58 15
5 Bradford 33 12 16 5 52 11
6 Southend 32 13 11 8 50 8
7 Millwall 31 14 8 9 50 7
8 Rochdale 31 14 6 11 48 4
9 Peterborough 32 13 8 11 47 4
10 Bristol Rovers 33 12 10 11 46 -2
11 Walsall 33 11 13 9 46 -2
12 Oxford 30 12 7 11 43 4
13 Charlton 31 9 15 7 42 7
14 Northampton 33 11 7 15 40 -4
15 Wimbledon 31 9 12 10 39 0
16 MK Dons 32 10 9 13 39 0
17 Shrewsbury 33 10 8 15 38 -11
18 Gillingham 32 8 11 13 35 -10
19 Oldham 33 8 11 14 35 -12
20 Bury 33 9 7 17 34 -11
21 Port Vale 31 8 10 13 34 -16
22 Swindon 33 7 9 17 30 -18
23 Chesterfield 32 7 6 19 27 -21
24 Coventry 32 5 10 17 25 -21
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Southend United Results (view all)

Southend United Fixtures (view all)

Feb 21 2017 7:45PM : Peterborough United (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Gillingham (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Port Vale (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Bristol Rovers (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 14 2017 7:45PM : Coventry City (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Walsall (H)
Sky Bet League One
Write for Vital Football