Chris Powell could not contain his delight after starting his spell in charge of Southend with a 3-2 win against Scunthorpe.
Southend have hired former Charlton and Huddersfield boss Chris Powell to replace Phil Brown as manager.
Toumani Diagouraga and Paddy Madden both scored on their Fleetwood Town debuts to secure a 2-1 win at struggling Southend United
Nile Ranger's contract with Southend has been terminated due to "reoccurring disciplinary issues", the League One club has announced.
Southend boss Phil Brown lambasted his own players and admits he fears for his job after United suffered a 2-0 defeat at AFC Wimbledon.
Shrewsbury manager Paul Hurst felt his in-form side fully deserved their 2-1 win at Southend.
Southend boss Phil Brown must decide whether to change a winning side for the visit of promotion-chasers Shrewsbury.