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  1. ryansm05

    Question Play-offs

    Well it seems barring a small miracle, we will be condemned to the play-offs once again. Recent seasons saw us with tough ties against an unstoppable Crewe and tricky Burton. The question is, with current league positions, which tie would give us the best shot at a trip to Wem-ber-ley?
  2. Tangled up in Blue

    British educational system condemned

    http://gu.com/p/3xfj6 Are we either luvvies or boffins? Shouldn't we be a bit of both? I certainly agree on his comments about iplayer.
  3. OldBlueLady

    Rioting in London over the last few night

    Surprisingly, I can't see any discussion on the rioting that's gone on in Tottenham, Enfield and now south of the river over the last few nights. Unsurprisingly, I hear the bleeding hearts have already been out in the media moaning about police brutality. As I see it, the man police originally...
  4. pickledseal

    Pension Changes

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-12687489 I started teaching at 22. I'll die before I can retire.
  5. Thrills, Spills and Unpaid Bills - The League One Review Part Two

    Ok, here's the second part to my review of the League One season. Apologies for the delay, have been busy this past week. Brighton Quite how Brighton finished as high as 13th should pay great testament to the work of Gus Poyet since his arrival. Having narrowly avoided the drop last time out...
  6. Soccer AM/MW thoughts on Tilly

    Tuesday, 27 April 2010 What goes up must come down After their relegation to League Two was confirmed at the weekend, Nobes analyses the future for Southend United. Southend fans are facing up to the prospect of League Two next season There's a thought that football, like life...
  7. Tangled up in Blue

    Blair: Gaza's great betrayer

    It's more than a year since Israel launched its immoral attack on Gaza and Palestinians are still living on the verge of a humanitarian disaster. So what has Tony Blair done to further peace in the region? Virtually nothing, argues the historian Avi Shlaim Comments (98) Buzz up! Digg it Avi...
  8. Terry Scores...

    Football fans are historically fickle and it doesn’t take an awful lot for them to turn on you, but when a judge is calling your character into question, you know that something just might be wrong… Commendable as it might be to step onto the pitch on the same day your personal life begins to...
  9. Napster

    Dominic Iorfa

    Dom gives his views on Nigeria's world cup qualification David Ngobua 11 October 2009 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Email|Print|Comment Share: Abuja — For failing to grab the maximum points in the 2010 World Cup qualifying match against...
  10. OldBlueLady

    Memory Lane Special Report on SUFC's previous homes

    Nice piece from the Echo's site today (I know there's no paper today), could have gone in the other forum I guess, but thought it kind of went alongside the Hall of Fame stuff we've been doing. Sing the Blues for stadiums past 12:10am Saturday 30th May 2009 Comments (0) Have your say » By...
  11. Orient to Essex??

    LEYTON ORIENT IN HARLOW MOVE? By Alan Scott HARLOW Town chairman Simon Morgan and Harlow MP Bill Rammell have condemned speculation linking Leyton Orient FC with a shock move to Harlow. Radio and news media have picked up on the rumours indicating a bold switch to Essex for the struggling...
  12. Interpol Shrimper

    5 lunchtime questions to ponder

    1. A murderer is condemned to death. He has to choose between three rooms. The first is full of raging fires, the second is full of assassins with loaded guns, and the third is full of lions that haven't eaten in 3 years. Which room is safest for him? 2. A woman shoots her husband. Then she...
  13. CC51DAS

    New Year's predictions

    A tad early but thought we may as well start these while we're all still feeling cheerful ... Here's mine January - Geraint Williams sacked - Dagenham+Redbridge drawn away to Man U in round 4 - Leon Clarke signs for Leeds - Uncle Ron (he's innocent of...
  14. Napster

    Best oggies in Guardian

    Guardian today talked about 6 of the best oggies. Here was one of them. Note not one but two ex-shrimpers in this game 2) Jamie Pollock (MANCHESTER CITY v Queens Park Rangers, 1998) If that own goal was typical Cruyff, then this one is typical City. Which other club would effectively be...
  15. Richard_Cadette

    Utterly Ashamed

    The title of the thread says it all really.... Its not the fact we lost 4-0 that I am ashamed to call myself a Southend Utd fan (although that in itself is bad enough), its not the fact that we lost to our relegation rivals, its not even the 9+ hours spent in a car a long with £90 or so spent...
  16. Tilson rewrites Southend's history

    Southend's history can now be split into two, the before Tilson was manager and after Tilson was manager. Before Tilson 6 promotions in 97 years one 4th Division title 6 seasons in Division 2(Div 1 or Championship whatever you want to call it) no finals no play offs no major cup shocks no...

    On Blues World there us a 45 min video clip that covers a lot of Saturdays footage and you can view it online, there are different buttons on the window that you watch it in and one is a download button, but every time I click on it all it does is play it and not download it. What am i doing...
  18. overseas shrimper

    One of Wiggy's many problems

    Wiggy lacks so much credibility when she posts, and this is one of the many reasons why: This week, Wiggy condemned Bart for picking up another knock almost immediately after the low profile reserve game in which he received his latest knock. No great surprise there, seeing as Bart has the...
  19. Napster

    Train strike!!!

    Last Updated: Friday, 13 May, 2005, 10:35 GMT 11:35 UK E-mail this to a friend Printable version Staff to strike over ticket row Guards and conductors working for train operator One are going on strike over the introduction of ticketing machines. Staff are due to walk out on 21 May and...
  20. Xàbia Shrimper

    Wrexham FC

    Scott Fitzgerald fired Brentford into the League One play-off places but condemned Wrexham to relegation. A sixth-minute Eddie Hutchinson own goal from Darren Ferguson's corner gave Wrexham hope of securing the win they needed to keep their fight alive. Wrexham had enough chances to double...