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Southend United Football Club
Roots Hall Football Ground
Victoria Avenue
Southend-on-sea
SS2 6NQ | map
Essex
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Southend United F.C. was formed in 1906 at a meeting convened by the Landlord of the Blue Boar, a local Pub. They joined the Southern League Second Division, winning the division championship in 1908 and promotion to the Southern League First Division. In 1920 Southend United joined the Football League Third Division as founder members. They remained in the Third Division (or during regionalisation Third Division South) for 46 years until they were relegated to Division Four in 1966. For over 20 years the Southend fans had to endure a rollercoaster ride of promotion and relegation. At one point the clubs very existence was threatened, both on and off the field. In 1991, however, the team achieved promotion to the second tier of the Football League for the first time in its history. In 1992 the team achieved its highest league position to date, twelfth in the second tier. Since then the team dropped out of the top two divisions, returning briefly for the 2006-07 season. The bright spots for Southend fans in recent times have been the runs in the LDV Vans Trophy, where they reached the finals in 2004 and 2005, sadly losing 2-0 on both occasions.

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