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  1. RHB

    Pre-Match Thread Southend United v Millwall FC

    There have been mutterings of no pre-match thread yet for our next competitive game, this time in the JPT. Little bursts of referee and assistants news have popped out elsewhere, tactics and whether Millwall will be knackered/injured/very scared/not got enough tickets (delete as appropriate)...
  2. Chickens roosting at Cloud Cuckoo Farm?

    Heard the Ewes manager moaning on the radio this morning about their last minute penalty defeat in the Cup on Saturday. Basically he was saying that the financial implications were serious and that they could ill afford to go out so early as a good cup run was important to their budget. He also...
  3. Efe Sodje

    Hull City Tigers

    Hull City will become Hull City Tigers. Could this be a new trend could we be supporting Southend Shrimpers in a few years? Does anyone think any other team will do the same? Tottenham Chickens or West Ham Bubbles?
  4. Spurs Blown Away

    Shall we just dive straight into the main talking point of the match? What on Earth had Ray Wilkins taken before the match? He was like a man possessed last night and had the general demeanour of a crack addict desperately seeking a score. "Stay on your feet, stay on your feet, stay on your...
  5. Chickens roosting at Col Ewe??

    Listening to BBC Essex this morning I was interested to hear that Col U have announced that they will be looking to reduce their wage bill/levels next season. It would appear from the report that the lack of a decent crowd is now beginning to bite, 2,800 the other night. It was intimated in the...
  6. superblue24

    Why do people find it necessary to sl*g us off?

    http://clarkeonenil.co.uk/front-page/leeds-united-and-the-other-91-basket-cases-chickens-roost-special-including-portsmouth-southend-united-cardiff-city-hull-city-and-liverpool More publicized views based on paper talk....Why don't these people rely on better sources?!?!? FFS
  7. Supershrimper

    Articles in Todays Echo - Dated 2/07/2010

    This has been copied word for word from todays echo. The two page spread on pages 8-9. A Lot of it is what we knew already, we up a creak without a paddle, and most probably a raft as well. Taxman Targets Blues…Again (Taken from the Echo, pages 8-9) This time the club owes £200,000...
  8. DTS

    Question Wedding day dilemas - Am I being out of order.

    Mrs DtS and I are quite frankly at loggerheads. The wedding of the decade - no sorry century is now just 5 weeks and 3 days away. All appears to be done except the fact I have no ring, suit or speech but hey plenty of time. About six months ago we went to see my good friend and SZ poster (And...
  9. scrounger

    Passport Application letter

    Don't you wish that you had written this? Subject: Passport Application Dear Minister, I'm in the process of renewing my passport but I am a total loss to understand or believe the hoops I am being asked to jump through. How is it that Bert Smith of T.V. Rentals Basingstoke has my address...
  10. canveyshrimper


    Just received this email, hope this thread doesn't get locked quick smart. A teacher gave her class of 11 year olds an assignment to get their parents to tell them a story with a moral at the end. The next day the kids came back and one by one told their stories. Karl said, 'My father's a...
  11. ldnfatso

    Treatment of Fans last night at Millwall

    I thought that the treatment of fans by the stewards last night was nothing short of a disgrace. We were herded like battery chickens into 2 blocks when it was evident we needed more. Then when they actually did realise this (10 minutes into the game) they opened up the other block and allowed...
  12. peanut12

    Chicken Out

    Hi guys, as red blooded football fans I realise I might be flogging a dead horse, but I'm sure as Southend fans we are all well aware of the issues of cruelty.:p I keep chickens myself and am signed up to Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstalls Chicken Out campaign (you may have seen the progs on tv)...
  13. Slipperduke

    The view from Tufnell Park...

    My neighbours will never speak to me again. When I awoke on Wednesday morning to find my tongue stuck to the roof of my mouth and an empty bottle of white wine in my bed, I was dimly aware that something incredible might have happened. It took another 30 seconds for the memories to filter back...

    Cue friday afternoon, as I quaff my glass of champagne,I glance at the clock in the lounge and notice its 14.15pm Crikey I bet get myself down the gate for the flight,so I amble myself down to the gate, and introduce myself to Michael and Steven, and then to all of our horror, we notice the...
  15. Chances Of Promotion at Bournemouth ?

    Just a thought...I have read a few times that this seems to be the game giving us a chance of promotion...I know we shouldn't count our chickens etc.. A long way to go etc.... Concentrate on the games coming up etc... I know all of that, the reason I ask is that a pal of mine who has done...
  16. Can we do it?

    With ten games to go I have tried to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of Southend’s promotion push. Strengths We are six points clear from second spot and seven clear from third place. In comparison to our closest rivals the Shrimpers have an arguably ‘easier’ run-in. Swansea and Col...
  17. Defence

    Hey everyone, With the new signing of Mr Campbell-Ryce, who today scored a screamer and assisted Bentley for the second, it seems we now have very good cover up front and in the middle of the park. However we seem to be lacking at the back in regards to cover. We have several excellent...
  18. Mr Wooly

    Why did the chicken cross the road?

    Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road? Arsene Wenger "From my position in the dug-out I did not see the incident clearly so I cannot really comment. However, I do think that he gets picked on by opposition players and fans who are clearly chickenophobic." David O'Leary "To be fair, he's just a...
  19. 1980/81 season

    ....Other than in 81 we won the championship. I may be tempting fate, counting my chickens etc. I wasnt watching Southend in 81, took me another three years before my first trip to Roots Hall. For those that were I was wondering how does this season compare? Crowds, players winning sequences etc.
  20. sufcintheprem

    Final position

    Don't want to start counting any chickens in the least bit yet but their predicted points on season form and recent form look good for us Predicted points The stats page there really is impressive too. Worth checking out!