John White: Southend United captain pens new deal

John White
John White skippered Southend to League Two play-off final victory in May

Southend United captain John White has signed a new two-year contract with the League One club.

The 29-year-old defender has made 95 Shrimpers appearances since joining on a free transfer in 2013 after leaving Essex rivals Colchester United.

He captained Southend during their League Two play-off final victory over Wycombe Wanderers in May.

"I'm really pleased to have agreed a new deal with the club," White told the club website.external-link

"It's been great here since I came and the last two years have been successful with the play-off finish and then promotion at Wembley last season.

"The fans have always been good to me, my family and I are settled in the area and I love playing for and captaining the club."