Southend boss Paul Sturrock has confirmed the release of five first-team players - and says the clear-out isn't over yet.
Southend defender Johnny Herd expects to leave the club at the end of the season.
Johnny Herd has secured a new contract at Southend, but Kelvin Jack has left the relegated club.
Southend youngster Johnny Herd has signed a two-year professional deal at Roots Hall.
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