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  1. duncan bulgaria

    Tillys Days at Canvey are Numbered

    Rumour flying around that he is one defeat away from being axed and maybe even sooner than that as lots of unrest and having to name himself as sub last week may of added to the troubles he is facing over there .
  2. Silencer

    Graham Coughlan

    Not sure if this has already been mentioned or discussed but is there any news on what will happen with Graham Coughlin now that Luggy has been axed. I hear from many sources that he was very keen on being the successor to Luggy one day and didn't always go about it in the best way at times...
  3. Liberal Democrats The Top 10% - Should They Pay More Tax?

    The Deputy Prime Minister has declared that the top 10% should pay more tax. He didn't distinguish between income and wealth and he didn't say how they should be taxed (though he has talked vaguely about a temporary wealth tax). Do you agree that the top 10% aren't paying enough?
  4. Cameron, Clegg and Osborne

    I cannot think of a single reason (other than the fact that they are not Gordon Brown) that would motivate anyone to vote for a party in which any of these three hold sway. I voted Liberal in the last election and I feel like an absolute mug. If this utter circus continues on I fear that I...
  5. Sandbach Shrimper

    Shooting Stars axed

    So Shooting Stars has been cut by the BBC - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-15752947 As a big fan of the show I'm quite upset by this. One of the best and most consistently funny shows on the BBC in recent times. Some say it's had its time but I thought the last series was great...
  6. Mad Cyril

    Conservative Child benefit to be scrapped for higher taxpayers.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-11464300 This would make more sense to me if those whose earnings fall below the higher rate threshold received more child benefit which I assume they won't. I would also like to see some sort of means testing on benefits for the elderly - they don't all...
  7. Real Outclassed in El Clasico to Forget

    Lionel Messi and Pedro Rodriguez sealed a dominant win for Barcelona in El Clasico, seemingly deciding the La Liga title race as Real were left out thought, out fought and out classed. This will, by no means, go down in history as an El Clasico to remember. Barcelona entered the contest coming...
  8. steveo

    Time to Boycott Lloyds

    They are keeping open their overseas operations. So Southend shuts, India stays open. Vote with your feet people, Natwest closed their overseas call centres a while ago and now have people in the UK answering their phones. I just cancelled my house insurance with the Lloyds group. That'll get...
  9. South Bank Hank

    Supporting a club like Southend United

    As I sat high up in the Shed End at Stamford Bridge enjoying our moment in the sun on the greyest of winter days, soaking up the Blue Voice inspired atmosphere, taking in the flag-waving travelling Shrimper army bedecked in yellow and coping with the perforation of my ear-drums from an incessant...
  10. foreign drivers!!

    it seems they have been using british roads without road tax!! in just 1 week 1200 were captured!!!! 1 polish guy admitted on camera he had used british roads for the past 8 months without road tax. some of you may think "whats the big deal" the problem being if these untaxed drivers kill...
  11. Stamp Duty AXED!

  12. Housing Market revival plans

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/7592852.stm What do people think? Main Points - * Interest free loans for five years at up to 30% of house value * Stamp duty axed for houses up to £175k * Selling part of your house to a social landlord (council etc)
  13. Slipperduke

    Chelsea v Bolton

    In scorching heat against brutal opposition, Chelsea were comfortably keeping their side of the bargain and beating Bolton Wanderers, but with ten minutes remaining, the Stamford Bridge faithful suddenly fell silent and for a moment the only sound was the pinging of thousands of SMS messages...
  14. Napster

    Megson confirmed as Bolton Manager

    Megson appointed Bolton manager Megson has won only seven Premier League games out of 48 Bolton Wanderers have appointed Gary Megson as their new manager. The former Leicester boss has signed a two-and-a-half year contract and will be in charge for Sunday's Premier League game against...
  15. SUFC_Al

    Peter Taylor linked with....

    Former England Under-21 boss Peter Taylor, who was axed as Crystal Palace manager this month, is in the frame to take over at Stevenage. I know it's only the Sun but England U21 manager to Stevenage! :eek:
  16. Stats


    Garry Hill and his assistant have been axed. The chairman, Martyn Harrison has been gambling the clubs future on a deal with Asda. They were set to buy Weymouth's ground and build a new store on it but have been denied a planning permission. Funny thing is that Gary Calder is involved with...
  17. Uncle Leo

    The fbm view and ratings

    PANTO SEASON IN FULL SWING AT ROOTS HALL Roll up! Roll up! Come and see the Christmas pantomime. No – not Dick Whittington at the Cliffs, or The Wizard of Oz at the Palace, but one that beats the lot – Cinderella at Roots Hall. Why Cinderella? Because no Southend players went to the ball (at...
  18. Fergie Reaction

    Boss: Let's get back to work Sir Alex Ferguson insists United will respond in the right manner after their shock Carling Cup exit at Southend. Not for the first time in his 20 years at Old Trafford, the manager will have to keep his head while all those around him - in the press, at least -...
  19. Davros

    Air Ambulances

    Why do they get no government funding?? I bet if Ewan Blair got knocked down by a car in Essex the EAA would get called out no doubt about it, yet for years Blair has ignored calls for a Government subsidy to help these invaluable services. On another note, the beeb have just wasted £1.2...
  20. One of SUFC's favourite refs

    In today's News of the World Joe Ross is complaining that he is the victim of "institutional racism" after being axed as the only black assistant ref in the Premiership at the end of last season. He is calling for an enquiry into why there are so few refs from ethnic minorities and...