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  1. Shrimperstrust

    Under 18's Match Report Cars4All Trophy - SUFC Youths beat Wolves on Pens - 23rd July 2011

    Southend United ended their penalty hoodoo in the Cars4All Trophy and claimed another FA Premier Academy League scalp in the process as they defeated Wolverhampton Wanderers 4-2 in a shoot-out. Rob Craven's match report can be found here.
  2. Shrimperstrust

    Under 18's Match Report Cars4All Trophy - Leicester v Norwich - 23rd July 2011

    Norwich City claimed the first spot in the final of the Cars4All Trophy as they claimed a comfortable 2-0 victory over Leicester City at Roots Hall. Rob Craven's match report can be found here.
  3. £95m... would you let your boss do this to you?

    http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/06/10/us-sexharassment-suit-idUKTRE7596IS20110610 A federal jury in Illinois has awarded $95 million to a woman who said she was the victim of a sexual harassment campaign that culminated when her boss allegedly threw her down on a couch and masturbated on her...
  4. yogi bear up the cagire

    Nothing Like a Good HEALTHY salad?

    German health authorities have claimed that "tests on the suspect cucumbers had shown a trace of a different strain of E.coli" and thus, they were not responsible for the present outbreak. Well, that's OK then, we can all return to eating healthy salad, with no fear for the consequences. :smile...
  5. AGM minutes

    Uncle Albert, boots shining like a cyclists tail light,strode into the foyer of the Palace Hotel. As he did so a smartly dressed youngman hesitantly came forward to greet him. His job was to welcome all the Bluesshareholders as they arrived for the clubs AGM and he’d obviously beenforewarned not...
  6. Jedi Shrimper

    2011 Season

    Opening day is almost upon us, which team do you follow and what do you think to their prospects for the coming season? It’s been quite an off-season at Wrigley Field, interim manager Mike Quade was made full-time manager after leading the Cubs to a 24-13 finish in 2010. The Cubs main...
  7. Shrimperstrust

    Under 18's Match Report Youths beat Coventry 3-1 in the 3rd Round of the FA Youth Cup

    Southend United added Coventry City to their list of FA Premier Academy League scalps under the management of Ricky Duncan as they claimed a 3-1 success over the Sky Blues in the Third Round of the FA Youth Cup sponsored by E.ON. Rob Craven's Match Report can be found here. Picture Courtesy...
  8. Shrimperstrust

    Under 18's Match Report Youths beat Aldershot 3-1 at Boots & Laces - 8th January 2011

    Southend United’s Under-18 team kicked-off 2011 in style as they claimed a 3-1 victory at home to Aldershot Town with Duane Ofori-Acheampong’s 11th goal of the season bookended by a second successive James Stevens double. Rob Craven's Match Report can be found here.
  9. Post-Morcombe

    Doesn't go out until tomorrow, but I thought I'd let you lot have an early peak.... As usual feel free to agree/disagree, or go nothing at all :)
  10. 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...
  11. Parking help required...

    If anyone could give me some advise on the following matter I would very much appreciate it... Basically, I moved into a flat a while ago (renting), and we were told we had use of Both parking spaces on the drive out the front (Landlord owns the freehold or something). Now when we moved in a...
  12. Hotman


    A professor at Auburn University was giving a lecture on Paranormal Studies. To get a feel for his audience, he asks, 'How many people here believe in ghosts?' About 90 students raise their hands. Well, that's a good start. Out of those who believe in ghosts, do any of you think you...
  13. pringlejon

    After Gillingham (H)

    A bore draw in the 90 minutes followed by an exciting penalty shootout win (I think the first one I have ever watched that my team has actually won) has put the Blues into the pot for the 2nd round of the JPT. Despite my claims of him being a midget, before later finding out he's 6'2" and just...
  14. Tommy2holes

    Pre-Match Thread Southend United vs Bristol City

    Well here we are again. Tonight is the second game of the season and for once we dont face cheltenham town, but we do face a decent team in bristol city. City for those who dont know ply there trade in the championsip and are tipped by some to be a dark horse in the race for the holy grail...
  15. Shrimperstrust

    Under 18's Match Report SUFC Youth Cup - Arsenal v FC Twente

    Arsenal grabbed the first finalists spot in the SUFC Youth Cup as they claimed a 3-1 victory over FC Twente in an entertaining opening semi-final. Rob Craven's Match Report can be found by clicking here.
  16. Lord Football

    Food For Thought.

    I've been a bit quiet on here for a while, frankly the whole political arena is depressing. Even so, I've busy doing what I do. I thought I'd share some thoughts.... The Recession The recession was caused, in essence, by the collapse of the banking industry that took a gung-ho approach to...
  17. Tangled up in Blue

    Trust Statement

    "Bye,Bye Miss American Pie.This is the day that the music died". Since the Trust no longer seems to serve any useful purpose maybe it's time for it to be wound up? :unsure: <The Shrimpers Trust are naturally disappointed to note the contents of the recent statement released by Southend United...
  18. We Never Wanted the World Cup, Anyway...

    Well, you could see that coming, couldn&#8217;t you? Just as soon as the English World Cup bid gets off the ground, the English tabloids have set about dismantling it from afar. The news that Lord Triesman, chairman of the 2018 bid, has claimed that Spain and Russia are colluding to bribe...
  19. Crawliano

    Eight year old girl crying rape...

    So it turns out the 8 year old who claimed she was raped/sexually assaulted by two 10 year olds actually was just involved in a game of "I'll show you mine if you showed me yours".... The question is, what the hell should happen to her now? She's too young to be punished but something needs...
  20. Moody Blues

    May 11th 1985 Bradford City

    They always seem to make a big occasion of the Hilsborough disaster, so lets take time out to remember the 56 that lost there lives. The blaze that engulfed an antiquated wooden stand at the Valley Parade ground on 11 May, 1985 claimed 56 lives...