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  1. Latest news from the boardroom ....

    02 May 2016 New Company Document Available Form: AP01 - Appointment of director DIRECTOR APPOINTED MR DANNY MACKLIN The Company's Annual Accounts are now OVERDUE The company accounts were expected to be submitted by 30 Apr 2016 I think they mean "due" to be submitted. No-one could have...
  2. Kevin Hogg

    The OUT cry..over the years..

    Since I have been following The Shrimpers there have been various varieties of the "out" cry either from the stands or outside boardroom etc. The ones I particularly recall: Rubin Out Rowley Out Smith Out Murphy Out Jobson Out Bate Out ....lol Not heard a lot of Martin out at The Hall but...
  3. DoDTS

    Southend Stadium

    I wrote the following article which appeared in the Crewe programme on Wednesday, and knowing that many don't buy a programme thought I would post it here. May be of intrerest to some of you, but despite being historical in content its still very relevent to now. DoDtS SOUTHEND STADIUM The...
  4. Smiffy

    So, Is there a blame?

    It really is getting quite desperate now. 18 points from the last 48 is very worrying indeed. If this continues for the next 14 games, we will struggle to make the top 7, let alone top 3. So, is it: The tactics/selections/leadership skills of the manager that are lacking? The inability of the...
  5. Tangled up in Blue

    A Leatherette Chair

    "Tara Brady had said that there are not enough chairs in the Boardroom for the Trust to take up their promised seat - so this should make it easier." So now we know why that so elusive seat on the board hasn't materialised.:winking:
  6. Sandbach Shrimper

    New Season Predictions

    With the new Premier League season starting tomorrow, what are everyone's predictions for the top 4, bottom 3 and top scorer (along with any other predictions you'd like to offer)? Here's mine: Top 4 - Man United, Man City, Chelsea, Liverpool Bottom 3 - Wigan, Swansea, QPR Top scorer - Javier...
  7. Slipperduke

    Liverpool Are Doomed - With Or Without Rafa

    Rafa Benitez deserves to be sacked. He’s had six years, hundreds of millions of pounds and Liverpool are worse off now than they were under Gerard Houllier. But if George Gillett and Tom Hicks think that his demise will make any difference to their stricken football club, they are very much...
  8. Matt the Shrimp

    Breaking News Paul Robinson

    Paul Robinson has stood down from the board: Paul Robinson - Official Club Statement Any of our seasoned SUFC boardroom-watchers care to comment? What, if anything, should we read into that? Matt
  9. Slipperduke

    West Ham. Not Good.

    WEST HAM ARE DOOMED After the excitement and drama of the weekend, here was the comedown. Manchester City against Manchester United was a tense, gritty battle of attrition. Tottenham against Chelsea was an explosive clash, packed with action. This was like watching a game of chicken between a...
  10. southend4ever

    There is a tiny rumour that Billy Bricknell will be joining Southend United

    Billericay Town's in form striker Billy Bracknall is subject to a bid from Southend United according to rumours coming from the New Lodge boardroom. Southend United scouts have been watching Billy since November and Steve Tilson first took note when he fired a hattrick against rivals Canvey...
  11. Slipperduke

    Sullivan Can Save Hammers

    The arrival of David Gold and David Sullivan at Upton Park is the best news that West Ham United fans could have asked for this year. Their team may be locked into a relegation battle, their money long since squandered on shoddy goods, but finally they have people in the boardroom who know what...
  12. Slipperduke

    Blow Me, Duckface. I'm Sick of Hicks

    Is it nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune or to take arms against a sea of troubles and, by opposing, end them? A question posed 500 years ago by Hamlet in Denmark was emphatically answered this weekend by club director Tom Hicks Jnr in Liverpool. It seems...
  13. Slipperduke

    Gillett - The Worst A Club Can Get

    There was something entirely predictable about the news that George Gillett has already begun to apportion blame for Liverpool's poor start to the season. Speaking to supporters before September's crushing 6-1 victory over Hull, their fourth league win on the bounce, the American announced, "If...
  14. Slipperduke

    It's A Yeung Man's Game

    Carson Yeung's imminent takeover of Birmingham City is a watershed moment for English football. For the first time in history, half of the Premier League is in the hands of overseas investors. Ten clubs, ten multi-millionaire owners, but does Yeung really have a chance of success in the...
  15. SUFC Forever

    Rumours Regarding Southampton FC

    There is a rumour going around that Southampton will be resigning from the league at the end of the season and will be applying to play in the Blue Square Conference for 2009/10. This I suppose is better in the long run than the alternative of going under completely. If this is true, it is a...
  16. OldBlueLady

    The Apprentice - week 1

    Whoever the 16th person was who "bottled it" before the tv stage, he enjoyed more air time than the majority of those on the men's team - Howard excepted. Tonight was all about the meltdown in the girls' team. Stepping up to the plate in week 1, Mona (surely the a and n are the wrong way round?)...
  17. All At Sea - one more this season

    Hi all, In recent days co-ed Neddy Beavan and I have been locked in the boardroom at AAS Towers, occasionally discussing the fanzine between mouthfuls of custard cremes. As a result, contrary to the claim made in the current issue of AAS, we will be bringing out one more this season, likely to...
  18. Breaking News Ron's blog 24/02/09

    Whilst the rest of us were watching the match, Ron was emailing us his latest thoughts: I want to begin this week by thanking all our supporters who were able to attend the match at Colchester this weekend. The 1800 or so who made the journey across Essex showed, once again, what passion is...
  19. Yorkshire Blue

    SZ's Southend United Hall of Fame - Oliver Trigg

    Oliver Trigg was the man who kicked it all off. Literally. The time was six pm on 25 August 1906. Southend 'A' versus Southend 'B' at Roots Hall, the first practice match, in aid of the Victoria Hospital. Trigg was given the honour of 'kicking off' in his capacity as chairman of The Southend...
  20. Slipperduke


    The return of Robbie Keane to White Hart Lane may have brought an end to his miserable six months on Merseyside, but it leaves Liverpool fans with one pertinent question; just what on earth is going on behind the scenes at their football club? On the pitch, in their most important season for...