Southend want Barnet boss to replace Sol Campbell

    Southend United are reportedly said to want Barnet boss Darren Currie to replace Sol Campbell who left Roots Hall on Tuesday.

    The 45-year-old former Arsenal and England footballer took charge of the newly relegated Shrimpers back in October 2019, but won only four of his 23 games in charge.

    TEAMtalk state in their report how the soon-to-be League Two side are looking to bring in an up-and-coming name, and Currie is emerging as their top target.

    They understand they are aware of clubs in the Championship and League One, who are also looking closely at Currie and how he has got on whilst manager of Barnet, who secured a playoff place after the league table was based on points-per-game.

    Darren Currie is a ex-Brighton and Ipswich winger before going into management and ended up taking charge at The Hive in 2018.

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    He’s said to have made a big impact at the Bees, guiding them into the National League play-offs this season whilst also taking them to the FA Cup fourth round when Brentford needed a replay to beat them.

    Because of his managerial performance have seen him recognised as a manager with huge potential.

    Southend know they might have to move quick to try and secure his services.


    Playing career
    1993–1996 – West Ham United
    1994–1995 → Shrewsbury Town (loan) – 17 matches (2 goals)
    1995 → Leyton Orient (loan) – 10 matches (0 goals)
    1996–1998 – Shrewsbury Town – 66 matches (8 goals)
    1998 – Plymouth Argyle – 7 matches (0 goals)
    1998–2001 – Barnet – 127 matches (19 goals)
    2001–2004 – Wycombe Wanderers – 126 matches (14 goals)
    2004 – Brighton & Hove Albion – 22 matches (2 goals)
    2004–2007 – Ipswich Town – 83 matches (9 goals)
    2006–2007 → Coventry City (loan) – 8 matches (0 goals)
    2007 → Derby County (loan) – 7 matches (1 goal)
    2007–2008 – Luton Town – 31 matches (2 goals)
    2008–2010 – Chesterfield – 31 matches (3 goals)
    2009–2010 → Dagenham & Redbridge (loan) – 5 matches (0 goals)
    2010–2011 – Dagenham & Redbridge – 33 matches (1 goal)
    2011 – Boreham Wood – 5 matches (2 goals)
    2011–2012 – Hendon – 36 matches (2 goals)
    2012–2013 – Dagenham & Redbridge – 0 matches (0 goals)
    Total – 614 matches (65 goals)

    Managerial career
    Dagenham & Redbridge (caretaker) – 21 Dec 2015 until 31 Dec 2015 – 2 games, 1 won, 0 drew, 1 lost, 50.00 % win
    Barnet – 28 Dec 2018 until Present – 73 games, 28 won, 25 drew, 20 lost, 38.36 % win
    Total – 75 games, 29 won, 25 drew, 21 lost, 38.67 % win

    In his first interview since the Bees returned to training, boss Darren Currie shared his excitement ahead of his side’s Vanarama National League play-off campaign.

    The boss covered a range of topics and was in upbeat mood following the squads return to The Hive London. 

    It’s an interview that will most certainly get all Bees fans pumped up for the play-offs and you can watch it in full by clicking below. 


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    Adam Barrett – 2/1
    Kevin Maher – 2/1
    Craig Fagan – 6/1
    Phil Brown – 12/1
    Steven Reid – 12/1
    Dean Holden – 14/1
    Ian Culverhouse – 14/1
    Michael Jolley – 14/1
    Nigel Clough – 14/1
    Paul Tisdale – 14/1

    Southend supporters, who do you want the club to bring in to replace Sol Campbell? Let us know your thoughts by commenting HERE.

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