Final Table Positions

Below are the final table positions for Southend United since 1906

Explaination of notes can be found below the table

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SeasonPWDLGFGAPtsPositionLeague
1906/072214535823331stSouth 2
1907/081813324716291stSouth 2 (P)
1908/094014101652543812thSouth 1
1909/10421292151903320thSouth 1
1910/11381091947642919thSouth 1 (R)
1911/122616197324334thSouth 2
1912/132414644323342ndSouth 2 (P)
1913/143810121641663216thSouth 1
1914/15381082044642818thSouth 1
1915/19 > [1]
1919/204213171246484311thSouth 1
1920/21421482044613617thDivision 3
1921/22428112334742722ndDivision 3 South
1922/234212131749543715thDivision 3 South
1923/244212102053843419thDivision 3 South
1924/25421951851614310thDivision 3 South
1925/26421941978734211thDivision 3 South
1926/27421462264773419thDivision 3 South
1927/2842206168064467thDivision 3 South
1928/294215111680754112thDivision 3 South
1929/304215131469594311thDivision 3 South
1930/3142225157660495thDivision 3 South
1931/32422111107753533rdDivision 3 South
1932/334215111665824113thDivision 3 South
1933/344212102051743416thDivision 3 South
1934/35421192265783121stDivision 3 South
1935/364213101961623618thDivision 3 South
1936/374217111478674510thDivision 3 South
1937/384215101770684012thDivision 3 South
1938/39421691761644112thDivision 3 South
1939/403111333**Division 3 South
1939/45 > [2]
1946/47421710157160448thDivision 3 South
1947/48421513145158439thDivision 3 South
1948/49429161741463418thDivision 3 South
1949/50421913106648513rdDivision 3 South
1950/51462110159269527thDivision 3 South
1951/52461910177566489thDivision 3 South
1952/53461813156974498thDivision 3 South
1953/54461872169714316thDivision 3 South
1954/554617121783804610thDivision 3 South
1955/56462111148880534thDivision 3 South
1956/57461812167365487thDivision 3 South
1957/58 > [3]462112139058547thDivision 3 South
1958/5946218178580508thDivision 3
1959/60461981976744612thDivision 3
1960/614614112160763920thDivision 3
1961/624613161757694216thDivision 3
1962/63461912157577508thDivision 3
1963/644615151677784514thDivision 3
1964/65461981978714612thDivision 3
1965/66461642654833621stDivision 3 (R)
1966/6746229157049536thDivision 4
1967/68462014127758546thDivision 4
1968/69461913147861517thDivision 4
1969/704615102159854017thDivision 4
1970/714614151753664318thDivision 4
1971/72462412108155602ndDivision 4 (P)
1972/734617101961544414thDivision 3
1973/744616141662624612thDivision 3
1974/754613161746514218thDivision 3
1975/764612132165753723rdDivision 3 (R)
1976/774615191252454910thDivision 4
1977/78462510116639602ndDivision 4 (P)
1978/794615151651494513thDivision 3
1979/804614102247583822ndDivision 3 (R)
1980/81 - [4]461815136351697thDivision 4 (P)
1981/82461815136351697thDivision 3
1982/834615141766655915thDivision 3
1983/844610142255764422ndDivision 3 (R)
1984/854613112258835020thDivision 4
1985/86461810186967649thDivision 4
1986/8746255166855803rdDivision 4 (P)
1987/884614131965835517thDivision 3
1988/894613151856755421stDivision 3 (R)
1989/9042229156148753rdDivision 4
1990/91 - [5]46267136751852ndDivision 3 (P)
1991/924617111863636212thDivision 2
1992/93 - [6]4613132054645218thDivision 1
1993/94461782163675915thDivision 1
1994/95461882054736213thDivision 1
1995/964615141752615914thDivision 1
1996/97468152342863924thDivision 1 (R)
1997/984611102547794324thDivision 2 (R)
1998/994614122052585418thDivision 3
1999/20004615112053615616thDivision 3
2000/014615181355536311thDivision 3
2001/024615131851545812thDivision 3
2002/03461732647595417thDivision 3
2003/044614122051635417thDivision 3
2004/05 - [7]462212126546784thLeague 2 (P)
2005/06462313107243821stLeague 1 (P) - (Winners)
2006/074610122447804222ndChampionship (R)
2007/08462210147055766thLeague 1
2008/09461013235172438thLeague 1
2009/104610132351724323rdLeague 1 (R)
2010/114616131762566113thLeague 2
2011/1246258137748834thLeague 2
2012/134616131761556111thLeague 2
2013/14461915125639725thLeague 2
2014/15462412105438845thLeague 2 (P)
2015/164616111958645914thLeague 1
2016/17462012147053727thLeague 1
2017/184617121758626310thLeague 1
2018/19461482455685019thLeague 1


Page Key and Notes


(P) – Promoted

(R) – Relegated


[1] – 1915/19 – The Southern League and FA Cup were suspended until after the First World War

[2] – 1939/45 – The Football League and FA Cup were suspended until after the Second World War

[3] – 1957/58 – Southend finished in the top-half and they were placed in the Football League Third Division when the regional sections were amalgamated into national Third and Fourth Divisions for the 1958–59 season

[4] – The 81/82 season saw the introduction of 3 points for a win, previously 2 points in earlier seasons

[5] – Southend United saw their promotion to Division 2 (tier 2 of the football league) for the first time in the 1990/91 season

[6] – The newly formed FA Premier League split from the Football League, and the remaining divisions of the Football League were renumbered upwards

[7] – From the 2004–05 season, the Football League divisions were rebranded: Division One was renamed the Football League Championship, and Divisions Two and Three became Football League One and Football League Two respectively.