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  1. Tangled up in Blue

    Will Bond's rejig stabilise Southend?

    " Will Bond’s rejig stabilise Southend? Southend survived by the skin of their teeth last season so, determined to avoid that kind of final-day drama this time around, Kevin Bond has added to his coaching staff. The former Bournemouth defender has appointed Gary Waddock, the former Aldershot...
  2. Tangled up in Blue

    David Squires

    https://www.theguardian.com/football/ng-interactive/2017/sep/12/david-squires-on-the-premier-league-bats-and-roy-hodgsons-return David Squires even! Wonderful stuff.
  3. Evening Echo

    Blues boss Brown labels Rooney an all-time England great

    SOUTHEND United manager Phil Brown has labelled Wayne Rooney one of England’s all-time greats after the striker announced his retirement from international football. More...
  4. Brexit negotiations thread

    Surprised there isn't already a thread. Negotiations officially began yesterday. Safe to say it probably didn't get off to a great start, although perhaps unsurprising. "In contrast to well-rehearsed EU positions on issues such as the financial settlement and Irish borders, British officials...
  5. Tangled up in Blue

    Sunderland avoid the drop:Newcastle down

    https://www.theguardian.com/football/2016/may/11/sunderland-everton-premier-league-match-report Congratulations to Sunderland on avoiding the drop. Anything that sends Newcastle down has to be good news. Though I feel a little sorry about Norwich's relegation
  6. Tangled up in Blue

    The panama Papers

    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-35959604 Surely this is the biggest story in the news at the moment?
  7. Tangled up in Blue

    Premier League clubs in Europe

    http://www.theguardian.com/football/2016/mar/17/premier-league-couch-potato-european-stage Thought this was a good article on the failings of Premiership clubs in Europe.
  8. Shrimpers are Magic

    Labour Jeremy Corbyn's Labour

    ​Runners and riders please...
  9. Tangled up in Blue

    Newport player jailed

    http://www.theguardian.com/football/2015/apr/17/newport-county-chris-zebroski-jailed Blimey.Makes Dave Cunningham look like an angel.:winking:
  10. Tangled up in Blue

    Foreign ownership

    http://www.theguardian.com/football/2015/apr/14/english-football-clubs-owned-abroad-tax-avoidance http://www.theguardian.com/football/2015/apr/14/why-are-english-clubs-owned-abroad-their-responses We're now 1 of 28 British clubs owned overseas. "Southend United Mezcal Investments, listed in...
  11. Evening Echo

    Paul Sturrock

    SOUTHEND United manager Paul Sturrock insisted he decided to change goalkeepers for Saturday's draw against Torquay in a further bid to freshen up his side. More...
  12. Tangled up in Blue

    Cost of Living crisis

    http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/jan/30/british-wage-slump-post-financial-crisis-uk It's official.There is a cost of living crisis. The IFS says so. We've had a "pay squeeze" for the last six years.
  13. Ricey

    Gerrard to leave Liverpool

    Looks like his destination will be the MLS with LA Galaxy and New York FC intrested. If the latter signs him wonder if he will return to premiership next season on loan with someone :winking: Shame though as Gerrard is better than the MLS.
  14. Will the Queen abdicate during her Christmas speech?

    Yes or No?
  15. Tangled up in Blue

    How well do you know the UK?

    Try this quiz and find out. (Only 9/20 for me.I need to watch a few more episodes of Coast,apparently). http://www.theguardian.com/travel/quiz/2014/oct/17/quiz-how-well-do-you-know-the-uk
  16. Tangled up in Blue

    Conservative Party Conference

    This is how you keep a political party united.:smile: http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/sep/29/conservative-backbenchers-free-vote-eu-referendum-osborne
  17. Tangled up in Blue

    Fulham sack Magath

    http://www.theguardian.com/football/2014/sep/18/fulham-sack-manager-felix-magath Bye,bye Felix.:happy:
  18. Tangled up in Blue

    What do you know about Scotland?

    Try this quiz. http://www.theguardian.com/news/quiz/2014/sep/18/daily-quiz-18-september-2014 4/10 for me.Pretty average.:whistling:
  19. Tangled up in Blue

    Football quotes quiz

    http://www.theguardian.com/football/quiz/2014/sep/05/football-quotes-quiz-footballers-coaches-open-mouths Only 10/20 for me.Joe average.
  20. Tangled up in Blue

    Clacton by-election

    http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/sep/04/clacton-byelection-conservative-candidate-open-primary See the Tories are going for an open primary in Clacton. It'll be interesting to see you they select. Meanwhile,UKIP's former parliamentary candidate in Clacton is not a happy bunny...