By Matt Hughes For The Daily Mail
Published: 22:34 GMT, 6 January 2020 | Updated: 00:09 GMT, 7 January 2020
Southend United have become the latest club to miss payments to players as the cash crisis afflicting Football League clubs shows no sign of abating.
At least seven Southend players have not received wages that were due last week and the club are in talks with the Professional Footballers' Association to resolve the matter.
Southend have reassured the PFA that salaries will be paid later this week, but there is concern at the players' union and the EFL