John White joins Braintree just days after leaving Blues

New club - former Southend United defender John White has joined Braintree Town
New club - former Southend United defender John White has joined Braintree Town

FORMER Southend United defender John White has joined Braintree Town.

White’s nine year spell with the Shrimpers finished at the end of last season.

But the experienced centre-back will be staying in Essex after signing for the Iron.

White tweeted: “I’m so excited for this fresh challenge.”

White joined Blues in 2013 after leaving Colchester United and went on to make 288 appearances while at Roots Hall.

However, the 35-year-old is now teaming up with Braintree who finished 17th in National League South last season.

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