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  1. Aberdeen Shrimper

    Teaching Maths!!!

    1. Teaching Maths in 1970 A logger sells a truckload of timber for £100. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price. What is his profit? 2. Teaching Maths In 1980 A logger sells a truckload of timber for £100. His cost of production is 80% of the price. What is his profit? 3. Teaching...
  2. Stats

    English County System Needs A Revamp

    Having spent time out in Australia last xmas I watched quite a bit of cricket, both International and State. One obvious thing is there are only 6 Aussie state sides compared to 18 English county sides. They dont use overseas players in 4 day games therefore every game will see 22 Australians...
  3. Napster

    Lawrie Dudfield - Legal Action!

    Lawrie Dudfield has hit back at Graham, Drury, manager of Blue Square North newcomers Corby Town, over the manner of his exit from the Rockingham Triangle. And the former Leicester City and Northampton Town striker says he intends to take legal action over the matter. Dudfield was released...
  4. Interpol Shrimper

    Teaching Maths in the UK

    1. Teaching Maths In 1970 A logger sells a truckload of timber for £100. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price. What is his profit? 2. Teaching Maths In 1980 A logger sells a truckload of timber for £100. His cost of production is 80% of the price. What is his profit? 3. Teaching...
  5. TrueBlue

    Dear Mods

    Jonny Stokes signature is in breach of shrimperzone law sub section 5 paragraph 4 which I quote.... " No member of shrimperzone will have a signature picture that is larger then the dictated size which all members must abide to" also I find him in breech of sub section 32 paragraph 2 which I...
  6. Slipperduke

    Sir Alex Ferguson's relationship with Cristiano Ronaldo.

    Likening your guidance, as an employer, to the counsel of a father is a tactic that very few football managers could get away with, but what might sound melodramatic and over-familiar in some cases is perfectly suitable for Sir Alex Ferguson's relationship with Cristiano Ronaldo. "If you are...
  7. Winkle


    Had a rare day off yesterday and was cajouled into watching my daughter play netball in a tornamount. Normally, this is the wifes area but as the beloved was having her hair done, I stepped into the breach as it was and found myself running along the line, baying instructions to my unimpressed...
  8. Smiffy

    Facebook Spambot

    For any of you that have Facebook on here and are a friend of mine, you will probably have seen the message that was left on your wall from my account in the early hours of yesterday morning. Regarding "legal bud" This was NOT sent by me, and after dong some digging on the net I found this...
  9. Slipperduke

    Wicked Whispers

    Extraordinary scenes at The Emirates this week where journalists in town for the big clash between Arsenal and Liverpool were served up with a little sporting hors deouvre as two respectable, well known British hacks went for each other's throats and had to be seperated by their colleagues. The...
  10. Share Offer Extension

    For the benefit of those who may not have yet seen or read RM's letter of extension of offer on the take up of shares [until 4 March] - it is below:- SOUTHEND UNITED FOOTBALL CLUB LIMITED (Registered in England and Wales with number 89767) Dear Supporter Offer for Subscription of Ordinary...
  11. Luton Charged

    Looks serious.... HATTERS FACE FA CHARGES By Martyn Ziegler, PA Chief Sports Reporter More than 50 disciplinary charges are to be brought against Luton, former and current club officials and six agents alleging breach of regulations regarding payments to agents, the Football Association...
  12. Uncle Leo

    Prediction League - Season 2007/08

    Morning all, due to being a very busy chap, Einstein won't be able to run the Prediction League this season, but happily Mr Benedict will be stepping in to the breach. The game will run along very similar lines to last season, although Mr Benedict will confirm any changes that may be lined up...
  13. Naughty Tilly ... but not very

    "Steve Tilson, Manager, Southend United FC Southend United FC v Barnsley FC FA Cup 3rd Round, 06 January 2007 Admitted breach of FA Rule E3 – abusive and/or insulting words and/or behaviour towards a Match Official Result: Fined £50 and warned as to future conduct" Given the penalty, it was...
  14. South Bank Hank

    Rallying call!

    Read in your best Shakespearian voice: Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more; Or close our ranks and play for Southend’s pride. Between seasons there's nothing so becomes a team As respect for our new and illustrious opponents: But when the blast of war blows in our ears, Then...
  15. Stats

    SZFC Big Brother Special

    SZFC Big Brother Special Line Up ORM Shags Leeboy Leopard Kev (The General) Toddy Stats Andee (Bob Cratchitt) Mr B Carter (Carter True Blue) Napster Barris Einstein Dangle (Shrimpersarmy) WK 1: All housemates get on reasonably well however by the end of the week Kev's general mincing...
  16. club sponsorship

    I am reliably informed that Nat West are prepared to enter into the football arena, with their sponsorship of southend united over the next 5 years to the tune of £5m, but its dependent on the new stadium receiving approval and then nat west will step into the clear breach between the sale of...
  17. fbm

    The fbm views and ratings

    Due to formatting problems the report isn't yet on the front page so here it is BLUES LAND TITLE IN ESSEX ONE-TWO The two Essex sides defied all the odds in League One by claiming both automatic promotion spots – with the Super Shrimpers deservedly landing the title. In fact, it was...
  18. Blues New Legal Battle

    The Blues are facing another legal battle with SeatBooker Sales who used to run the online ticket sales until the beginning of this season. They have launching High Court moves suing the club for more than £300,000 in damages, for an alleged breach of contract, a claim the club's chairman Ron...
  19. TrueBlue


    **Edit** Since there is a risk, albeit a small one, that the publishing of fixtures on this site is a breach of IP rights of a third party, I have changed TrueBlue's post... and I invite you all to visit soccerbase, where you can find a complete list of our forthcomnig fixtures here...
  20. fbm

    The fbm view and ratings

    The home match against Boston last season was the match when I made my “debut” as an official SZ reporter.  We lost that game 2-0 and the atmosphere afterwards resembled that of a funeral. Stark contrast tonight – the game had everything and for once the Blues did NOT let a large crowd – 5688 –...