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cawston

  1. Firestorm

    Mervyn Cawston

    His name croppd up on a favourite XI thread a couple of weeks back amd again in conversation in the office. here is a limk to a site about his time with Chicago Sting http://www.nasljerseys.com/Players/C/Cawston.Mervyn.htm
  2. Napster

    This week's quiz - a Goalkeeper special

    1. Who was our first ever goalkeeper? 2. Who has the best games/goals conceded ratio (post 1945) (Keeper must have made more than 30 appearances) 3. We used 11 different keepers in the 1980s, name them all 4. Of the best games/goals conceded top list, who is a surprise at number 4? 5. And who is...
  3. Red Card Roy

    Finally got round to reading the above while on holiday in Spain, and a fascinating read it was too. Apologies if this book has been covered before, but the following caught my eye ; McDonough thought that that Dave Smith was ‘a nervous odd bod’ who he described as ‘Mister Magoo’ (he was sacked...
  4. Kevin Hogg

    Despite...

    the current form, the dreadfully dreary football played, financial questions, popularity of Chairman, new stadium taking 27 years and counting and a general bout of recent depression, Southend United is still, without a shadow of a doubt - the greatest football club in the world!! Anyone from...
  5. Yorkshire Blue

    SZ's Southend United Hall of Fame - Dave Smith (2nd ballot)

    Up for election to the SZ Southend United Hall of Fame is manager Dave Smith. Smith came incredibly close last time, missing out by just 0.26%. Will he fare better at his second attempt? Here's what I wrote last time: ---------------------------------------------------- This poll is really a...
  6. Napster

    Terry Alderton

    http://www.sport.co.uk/features/Football/697/Sportcouk_meetsTerry_Alderton_PART_1.aspx Sport.co.uk caught up with goalkeeper-turned-comedian Terry Alderton, whom fellow funny man and comedy genius Eddie Izzard described as "a fantastic comedy mind". In Part 1, Terry recalls his beloved Southend...
  7. manor15

    Battle of the SUFC Legends - Group F

    Please vote for who you think is the greatest SUFC Legend. The winner is guaranteed a place in the next round while the runner up may win a place in the next round depending on how many votes they get. Here is Group F: Daryl Flahavan (Shrimper) Alan Moody (Moridin) Meryvn Cawston (ldnfatso)...
  8. manor15

    Battle of the SUFC Legends

    Welcome to the house of manor15 and the draw for the group stage of the Battle of the SUFC Legends. The draw will be made by brother of manor15. It is more complicated than the usual battle, this will take the form of a group stage until Sunday 30th August when the winners of each group and the...
  9. Yorkshire Blue

    SZ's Southend United Hall of Fame - Dave Smith

    This poll is really a week or so too early. The date of this poll should be 01 May, because that is the date for which Dave Smith will forever be associated with the club, for it was on 01 May 1981 that his side claimed the club's first major trophy* with a 1-1 draw against Rochdale. Dave...
  10. Yorkshire Blue

    SZ's Southend United Hall of Fame - Paul Sansome

    Ah-oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooh, its Sammy! Yep, first up from the 4th round of nominations is popular goalkeeper Paul Sansome. If Sammy is elected, he'll become the third individual from the double promotion era to be elected, following in the footsteps of his manager Dave...
  11. Yorkshire Blue

    SZ's Southend United Hall of Fame - 4th round of nominations

    It's time for the fourth round of nominations. Rules and guidelines are here. Basically each poster gets one nomination per round, so use your nomination wisely, and individuals need five nominations to go forward to a ballot. So far Chris Powell, Sid Broomfield, Stan Collymore, Ron Pountney...
  12. Yorkshire Blue

    SZ's Southend United Hall of Fame - 3rd round of nominations

    It's time for the third round of nominations. Rules and guidelines are here. Basically each poster gets one nomination per round, so use your nomination wisely, and individuals need five nominations to go forward to a ballot. So far Chris Powell, Sid Broomfield, Stan Collymore, Ron Pountney...
  13. hindle_666

    teams of your era!

    This has proberly been done before however i havent seen it for a while. Since you have been supporting the blues what has been your favourite and worst players. With myself being a 2nd generation shrimper i have seen many good players and many bad ones. However my old man always seems to...
  14. Charity Event. Please Support

    Yeap! Wino's at it again, in organising the Festival of Football at Basildon United's ground at Gardiners Close on SUNDAY 3rd August 2008. 10-00 kick off The day starts off when TOTTENHAM HOTSPURS Pan disability team plays Basildon United's Pan Disability team. 25 mins each half and a...
  15. Charity Event. Please Support

    Yeap! Wino's at it again, in organising the Festival of Football at Basildon United's ground at Gardiners Close on SUNDAY 3rd August 2008. 10-00 kick off The day starts off when TOTTENHAM HOTSPURS Pan disability team plays Basildon United's Pan Disability team. 25 mins each half and a...
  16. Firestorm

    One player from the past

    if you could replace just one current player , with one from the past who would they be. For the sake of making the thread remotely interesting replacing Matt Harrold with Stan Collymore is so obvious it is not allowed ! To start with a possible contraversial one , Flaves replaced by Cawston
  17. Xàbia Shrimper

    100 Best ...

    Let's start our own ShrimperZone centenary celebrations by picking 100 players who have turned out for Southend United. But let's choose them on a personal level in YOUR lifetime - first come, first served (no repeats) - with your reason WHY you choose this player. We all have different...
  18. What players ?

    what players would you take from our side that won the div 4 title and put into todays team. Mine would be ron pountney dereck spence colin morris dave cusack and maybe mervyn cawston
  19. Bielzibubz

    A touch of nostalgia

    The complete team line up for the 1980/81 Fourth Division title championship side and what their doing now John Walker (now a copper in Rayleigh) Dave Cusack (now works for the Press Assosiation) John Keeley (Brightons goalkeeping coach) Paul Caskey (now works for the National Australia Bank)...
  20. Napster

    The 1980-1 championship team

    John Walker A defender, Walker made 51 league appearances in 6Å years at Southend. In 1983 he joined the police; at 47, he is a chief inspector in Rayleigh, Essex. 2 David Cusack Signed from Sheffield Wednesday in 1978, Cusack played more than 200 times in defence for the Shrimpers and was...
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