SOUTHEND United have completed the signing of former Leyton Orient defender Josh Coulson.
Coulson joins the Shrimpers on a one-year deal with the option of a further 12 months and becomes Phil Brown’s second signing of the summer as the club prepares for National League football.Embed from Getty Images
Speaking to the official site Coulson said the following.
I won this league a couple of years ago with Justin Edinburgh at Leyton Orient and through the play-offs at Cambridge, so I’ve got a bit of experience and I look to bring that.
Hopefully that helps the team be successful.
I met the manager at the training ground, we spoke about what he’s looking to do and it’s very much what I like to be part of.
He likes his older players to lead by example so I’m looking forward to that.
It feels like a fresh start for the club and with the gaffer coming in towards the end of last season, unfortunately it was a bit too late to stay up.
It’s going to be a tough season, but it will be good to see some fans back in the stadiums as well.
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