Profile: Chris Phillips


Chief Sports Reporter

Been covering the ups and downs of Southend United for the paper since 2003. Also co-founder of mental health podcast, Run Free, which focuses on the part sport can play

Latest articles from Chris Phillips

Good start - England beat Croatia in their opening game and will now be wanting more of the same against rivals Scotland tonight
Linked - Simeon Akinola and Ashley Nathaniel-George have been linked with a switch to Barnet
Career highlight - Ryan Peniston, who is from Great Wakering, has been handed a wildcard for the Wimbledon Championship where he will partner Liam Broady in the doubles
Promoted - Reece Ottley has been named as Southend United’s new goalkeeping coach after impressing in the club’s academy
Determined - Charlie Edinburgh  hopes the crucial use of a defibrillator on Christian Eriksen will help push through Justin’s Law
Beaten - Essex Eagles suffered a seven wicket defeat against Sussex Sharks   Pictures: GAVIN ELLIS
Wanted - Ian Hendon has been offered the role of first team coach at Southend United, Echosport understands
Making plans - Blues boss Phil Brown is still looking to bolster his side at both ends of the pitch
New recruits - Southend United have welcomed 10 new first team scholars to the club
Making a difference - Run Free was formed last summer