Thursday Apr 3
Sunderland to release four Under-21 players at the end of the season
Winger Adam Mitchell, midfielder Ross Holland, striker Carl Lawson and left-back Jordan Watson are out of contract in the summer, and the Black Cats will not offer new deals.
John Egan: Blues shut-outs not just down to me and Jakub Sokolik
JOHN Egan insists his rock solid partnership with Jakub Sokolik is not the sole reason for Southend United's improved defensive record.
Brown Secures Egan Extension
Earlier tonight Southend United announced that they had secured the loan extension of centre half John Egan until the end of the season.
Echo: Blues skipper John White slides in for the ball
SOUTHEND United staged a stunning second half fight-back to secure a 2-2 draw at high-flying Scunthorpe tonight.
Echo: John Egan (right) - thrilled to have teamed up with Southend United on loan
The on loan Sunderland centre-back came through his debut unscathed against Wycombe Wanderers last weekend before playing the full 90 minutes for Republic of Ireland's under 21 team in their 2-1 defeat to Montenegro on Tuesday night.