Southend United have won their opening game of the new season in League One.
The Blues beat Blackburn 2-1 at Roots Hall yesterday.
Boss Phil Brown said he`ll dedicate the match to supporter John Stoten who collapsed six minutes into the game and sadly died soon after.
Meanwhile in League Two Colchester United lost 3-1 at Accrington Stanley.
In the National League South Chelmsford City beat Gloucester 2-0 and Braintree Town lost 3-2 to Eastbourne.
And in a pre season friendly Billericay Town beat Saint James Swifts 5-1.