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  1. Suffolk Shrimper In Dorset

    Moyet New Album and Tour Announced

    News released today. Album out on 16 June, available for pre-order Tour in the Autumn, at The Cliffs on Sat 11 Nov Luverly jubberly Details at http://alisonmoyet.com/
  2. * ORM *

    Its autumn so there are brown leaves !

    Well it is Autumn and that's what happens to many trees.
  3. Tangled up in Blue

    Autumn statement

    It's official. While UKIP want to take the UK back to the 50's, the Tories prefer the 30's. As a proportion of GDP the Governments prposed cuts, "would probably take spending on public services to its lowest since the 1930s." OBR. It'll be goodbye to the welfare state if the Tories are...
  4. Autumn budget statement - The end of the line for Cameron/Osborne?

    I think that today's statement will end any hopes that the Tories will be in government after the next election. We do need a plan B. Unfortunately Osborne has backed himself into a corner where any sort of meaningful stimulus will be seen as a political defeat. If he's supposed to be some...
  5. the positive side of winding up

    18 months ago in the midst of our worries about the Blues and their future I posted about my local town club, the then Ilkeston Town (Conference North) who were wound up in the autumn of 2010. Happier news now! After reconstituting as Ilkeston FC and winning an academy league last year, they...
  6. Paul Sturrock interview in LMA magazine

    Sorry if this has already been posted, but there's a pretty good feature on Sturrock in the Autumn issue of the LMA mag 'The Manager'. Talks about how things have been in the 10 years since he revealed he's got Parkinson's. Southend mentioned: "It was interesting to see how difficult it was...
  7. Thorpe Groyney

    General Election 2010: Forget Brown, Is It Time For Cameron To Go?

    Interesting reading in the early edition of the Daily Telegraph. Latest MORI poll shows the following standings: Conservative 37% Labour 32% Liberal Democrat 19% Others 12% That would certainly mean a hung parliament. The Conservatives had a seemingly uncatchable lead of between 15-18%, just...
  8. Rob Noxious

    "Something kind of hit me today..."

    Strange that a thought from a bygone life should hit me today ... but here it is anyway. I got stuck on the M25 en route to a midweek home game against Northampton back in the Autumn of our super season 1990-91. We'd played them just recently in whatever the Leyland DAF was back then (Sherpa...
  9. OldBlueLady

    Sunday evenings......whatever happened to the quizzes?

    Anyone else missing them? :unsure: Personally I'd really like to bring them back, maybe not on a weekly basis but certainly a couple of times a month. I think Glasgow Rich and I ran the last one and consensus at that time was it's all a bit of fun and that so what about it? Worth...
  10. Napster

    Johnny Hates Jazz news

    Clark Datchler (lead singer and writer of JHJ) is presently promoting Tomorrow his latest solo album as well as working to complete Evolution and re-releasing his solo work from the early 1990s. He is also re-joining Johnny Hates Jazz this coming Autumn and will eventually record a new JHJ...
  11. yogi bear up the cagire

    Blues player tilson's rovers preview

    Just looked in on Tilson's Rovers preview and found that IIRC I've the same problem as last week in that the video keeps on pausing during the interview. Just wonder whether anyone else has the same problem? For those that don't have 'Player' I have to say that M'Voto sounds doubtful for...
  12. Slipperduke

    When Title Races Go Bad

    Two weeks ago, Manchester United were seven points ahead of Liverpool with a game in hand and the title race appeared to be over. Now, with United losing back-to-back league games, the gap has been slashed to just a single point. Can Liverpool maintain their momentum and romp home to an unlikely...
  13. Aberdeen Shrimper

    AIG ends Man Utd sponsorship deal

    The troubled US insurer AIG will not be renewing its shirt sponsorship deal with Manchester United that expires in May 2010. AIG agreed to pay £14m-a-year for four years for the shirt sponsorship and also has a longer £5m-a-year deal to run MU Finance. It is currently restructuring itself...
  14. Sean 2

    Vodafone mobile broadband....

    Hey peoples. I've a Vody contract phone and want t'internet. How much download power do i need to have an evening for example of surfing do you think? I wondered if Vody would upgrade my phone too for free if i went broadband with them as my moby now would be rubbish to surf about on. I've...
  15. Slipperduke

    Why England Bother

    If you happen to be in possession of a British passport and you're in Berlin tonight, it might be worth taking your football boots with you. Given the speed at which England's stars are dropping out of contention, you'll probably get a game. Frank Lampard, Wayne Rooney, Rio Ferdinand, Ashley...
  16. Slipperduke

    Gunners Fire Blanks

    How Arsenal could have done with a win here. With two disastrous results behind them and a foreboding clash with Manchester United waiting on Saturday, this was a perfect opportunity to boost morale, on and off the pitch, but it wasn't to be. Fenerbahce, much improved from their humiliating...
  17. SUFC_Al

    Poor Johnny

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/rugby_union/english/7645265.stm May 2008: Shoulder operation. Misses England tour to NZ Sep 2007: Twists ankle. Misses first game of RWC Nov 2006: Suffers kidney damage. One month on sidelines Sep 2006: Knee ligament injury. Misses autumn Tests Jan 2006: Torn...
  18. American English or English English

    So what with Seth saying FALL when it's really AUTUMN and probably saying VAYSE when the rest of the world knows it's VARSE (vase), tow-mato/tomarto.....pants/trousers....which is better? There's only one way to find out.... .... Szone comedy poll! PS: Let's not turn this into an Anti-US...
  19. seany t

    Film of the summer: Indy vs Batman

    So what do people reckon? I think the big hit of the summer will be one of these two what with Iron Man & Speed Racer already out and Potter 6 / Bond not now out until Autumn / Winter. Here is the last trailer for Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull before it hits the screens in...
  20. Up the Shrimpers

    Stadium Move Delayed?

    Todays Echo page 7 - "Blues Stadium Move May be Delayed" Geoff King stating that there could easily be delays with projects of this nature and scale. "It would be great to move at the beginning of the 2010/11 season, but I doubt this will be possible and a more realistic move is likely to be at...