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Sport Sol Campbell confirmed as the new boss of struggling Southend United as former Arsenal and Tottenham defender signs three-year contract

21:50  22 october  2019
21:50  22 october  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Southend United have confirmed the appointment of Sol Campbell on a three-year deal. 

Andy Cole and Hermann Hreidarsson, who played alongside Campbell at Portsmouth, will form part of his backroom team. 

The League One side have been on the hunt for a new manager since Kevin Bond left Roots Hall on September 6.   

Sol Campbell wearing a suit and tie: Sol Campbell has been appointed Southend United manager on a contract through until 2022 © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Sol Campbell has been appointed Southend United manager on a contract through until 2022

Southend had initially earmarked legendary former striker Henrik Larsson as their next manager, but confirmed that talks with the Swede had broken down.

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His first game in charge will be against title favourites Ipswich Town on October 26 with caretaker boss Gary Waddock overseeing Tuesday night's contest against Doncaster Rovers. 

Campbell's reputation was boosted after he was able to keep financially-stricken Macclesfield Town in the Football League last season in what was his first job in management. 

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Despite turning fortunes around at Moss Rose, Campbell left Macclesfield by mutual consent in August after eight months in charge. 

Southend are eight points from safety ahead of the meeting with Doncaster and Campbell has a real task on his hands to lift the club out of their current slump.   

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  This‌ ‌Scottish‌ ‌airport‌ ‌is‌ ‌one‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌worst‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌UK‌ ‌for‌ ‌security‌ ‌delays,‌ ‌says‌ ‌Which?‌ ‌ Based on thousands of customer experiences, Which? Travel has revealed the best and worst airports for security queue times. © Provided by Johnston Publishing Ltd The survey concluded that Edinburgh Airport was one of the worst for security queue times, along with the likes of Stansted and Heathrow.Long airport security queuing timesThe report from Which? Travel showed that Edinburgh Airport held an average wait time of 10 minutes and 30 seconds for travellers trying to make their way through security.

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