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  1. wildheart

    My friendly invasion - Its was all big Bill Garners fault!

    My friendly invasion Many years ago, in fact it was 23rd July 1985 I was lounging in the sunshine in Southchurch Park in Southend it was a Sunday. The reason for me being prostrate on this beautiful Sunday was I was watching a one day match between Essex and it could have been Warwickshire or...
  2. Bill Garner is celebrating his 70th Birthday today 14 Dec

    All this reminiscing we have been doing got me thinking that Bill Garner probably doesn't get the recognition his performances in the 1971/72 promotion team deserve. Today is his 70th Birthday !! Bill joined us in November 1969 from Southern League Bedford Town for around...
  3. Napster

    Monday quiz

    1) In 1910, Southend played against another club in arguably the first time two English sides had met on German soil. Name the other side Oxford City 2) Who was the first Southend player to win an international cap, albeit for England Amateurs? 3) Which current Premiership club aided Southend...
  4. Memory Lane Found this on ebay

    Bill Garner looks younger now!
  5. Greetings

    Just a quick hello from a long time Blues supporter (last 10 years as a season ticket holder-South Upper). Remember being in the 'old south bank' watching Bill Garner work his magic with the ball. Often a visitor here reading with interest the views of fellow blues fans, and thought id join in.
  6. Hello everyone up the Blues

    Hello everyone, its nice to join your forum. I have been watching Blues many years, in the days of bill garner, When the north bank was the home end. But now i go in the west stand. If live very close to roots hall, which is good.:smile::smile::smile:
  7. From the training ground.

    From the Training Ground. Lots of crossing and shooting practice today. Dickinson looked very sharp. He has one of the hardest shots I've seen in practice, just needs to keep them down tho, as too many went flying into the trees. I'm all for the power thing tho as it gives the goalie less time...
  8. A Match for Martin 2011 (Martin Cranmer)

    Just a short message to let everyone know this years "A Match for Martin" will take place on Sunday 9th October at Burroughs Park, home of Great Wakering Rovers FC. Southend United supporter Martin Cranmer passed away in August 2010 just 40 years old. Several events in his memeory(including...
  9. Bill Garner

    Saw him in Asda's at Shoebury a couple of weeks ago. Still looks the part. I had my picture taken with him at the club's open day in 1972. Christ, i wish father time had been as kind to me as he has to Bill!.
  10. Napster

    Memory Lane Ex Shrimpers Challenge R1- G v F

    Default Squad G ... Manager: usa shrimper GK: George Mackenzie RB: Gary Poole CB: George Molyneux CB: Guy Butters LB: Graham Birks RM: Garry Nelson CM: Glenn Pennyfather CM: Gordon Barker LM: Mark Gower F: Shaun Goater F: Bill Garner Squad F ...
  11. Ex Shrimpers Challenge-Letter G

    Morning everyone well it is here in the USA so first thoughts on my letter G. Bill Garner, Shaun Goater, Mark Gower and Wayne Gray all come to mind and for some reason Gary Bennett (well i liked him) so now i'll check out who else we have.....suggestions please
  12. BLUEBLOOD

    Memory Lane On this day ... 7th April

    With thanks as ever to http://www.sufcdb.co.uk/index.php As you can see we have a pretty decent record on this day in history but for me one match stands out from all others, probably one of the most notable league results in our history. As a mere youngster i was only at the last 5 of these...
  13. Yorkshire Blue

    Memory Lane Roy Hollis v Bill Garner QF2

    Next up is two front men.
  14. Yorkshire Blue

    Memory Lane Tony Bentley v Bill Garner 2:4

    Another intriguing clash as Tony Bentley is up against Bill Garner in the type of tie that I suspect would have made a good 50:50 on the pitch.
  15. Yorkshire Blue

    Memory Lane John McKinven v Bill Garner 1:7 - poll added

    Vying to join Sammy McCrory and Peter Watson in the next round, we have John McKinven and Bill Garner. Your reminiscences please.
  16. Ron's Statement, Allegedly.

    Everything is fine and you have nothing to worry about. The latest late payments was caused by one of those blasted Bank Holidays that appeared out of knowhere. Our scout has been monitoring the best players from Three different well known clubs, Concord, Canvey and Billericay. We also have...
  17. Yorkshire Blue

    BOGMISH Rd 1:1

    Welcome to the Battle of the Greatest Moments in (recent?) Southend History, where our opening tie is Big Bill Garner banging in 4 goals in a 7-0 romp against Weymouth in the FA Cup in the 1970/71 season up against Freddy keeping his nerve in a tense play-off game against Northampton. I look...
  18. canveyshrimper

    Harry's Nostalgia - North Bank Memories

    With the imminent return to the North Bank, albeit for two games I thought I'd share a few memories with you, while I still have them that is. Firstly though a big well done to Smiffy, TrueBlue and all the others who have worked hard to achieve this. :clap: From the first day I stepped into...
  19. OldBlueLady

    Just found this old photo......

    July 1971, Dickie Henderson in a summer show at the Cliffs with Southend players during a training session - so, question is (and let's get away from the doom and gloom!) who can we identify? Come on Harry, relying on you here - I can see Bill Garner, but need your expertise on the rest! Oh, and...
  20. CHEMICO FC

    James staines 4th annual memorial football match 2009.

    James Staines 4th annual memorial football match 2009. Southend utd legens v Chemico fc. wendesday 21st october, 7 45 ko. Maldon town fc. wallace binder ,stadium,park drive, maldon essex cm9 5xx. Adults £5. Children £2. Charity match,we support ROSPA. Southend utd ledgens. :cool: Peter...
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