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  1. Southend 3 Spurs 2 clips now on Facebook

    For those of you who fancy a bit of glorious nostalgia - Big Roy, Crowny, Dave Martin and Benno, plus a certain rotund Geordie genius - there's clips from the Southend 3 Spurs 2 League Cup game in the 80s on the Red Card Roy page at Facebook...
  2. TrueBlue

    Rochford District.....

    Voted the 8th best place to live in the COUNTRY and the best in Essex.... This was based on crime - life expectancy - housing - schools - transport and other factors as a resident of Hockley and Rochford District I would like to say I love it!!!!! Loyal to the crown! :thumbsup:
  3. David Crown

    David Crown, who I used to pretend to be when playing footy as a young lad, has been my accountant for quite a few years.
  4. Yorkshire Blue

    Memory Lane Wednesday night football at the Hall over the years

    4-1 Huddersfield - they had two sent off and Alan McCormack(!) got a double 1-4 Chelsea - Barrett. Bloody Revell missed a sitter at 1-0 1-0 Grimsby 1996 - Tilson (not the famous Tilly goal v Grimsby, that was on a Friday night IIRC) 2-1 Port Vale 1995 - week before Xmas. Mike Marsh got a pen but...
  5. Evening Echo

    Phillips: Player prize is great - but I want promotion too

    MARK Phillips has spoken of his pride and honour after being crowned Southend United’s player of the year. More...
  6. Napster

    Drama of last few games a historical perspective

    How many seasons have been decided on the last few games of the season and/or also decided on other teams for our place for the following season? In 1931/2, we had our best ever season to date, with 2 games left we were 3 points below Reading and Fulham. That week, Southend beat Torquay, but...
  7. TrueBlue

    Good Crowd

    Decent crowd today 6,900 some decent banter in the North too! Well done everybody we did what we could with having been moved a block over from the usual spot! Hope you enjoyed the destruction of the 2 Colchester shirts down the front :smile:
  8. C C Csiders

    We Didn't Start the Fire

    Partly inspired by Kevin Hogg's Despite... thread he is my Southend United version of Billy Joel's We Didn't Start the Fire: Arthur Rowley, Gary Moore, Billy Best sure to score Trevor Roberts RIP, Albeson and Moody Peter Taylor, Chris Guthrie, Ken Foggo, Bellotti Terry Nicholl, Andy Ford, Bill...
  9. TrueBlue

    Hockley forever in my heart!!!!

    The time has come I am leaving home and the Royal Parish of Hockley under the rule of the Royal District of Rochford I will miss Hockley its all I have ever known for 26 years on this earth I have lived there I have seen friends come and go I have seen new buildings and developments I have...
  10. DoDTS

    Pub Name Changes

    I took a phone call this morning from a bloke in the Black Country which then set me off boring my workmates with long gone stories and in particular one of a pub in Dudley. It had the very descriptive name of the “Tipton Slasher” named after a prize fighter, the name of this pub...
  11. Shrimpers are Magic

    Famous people seen in the crowd

    keeping with the memory lane theme, please name (or shame) the good and the great seen at a Southend match - home or away. I once stood behind Alison Moyet away at Barnsley - I know she used to go a lot but she was quite famous !
  12. Group 2

    Final group stage until the group 1 is finshed to avoid spamming the forum with threads... Some tough ones in this group. BILLERICAY BLUE - Crownys goal v Wigan Manor15 - Opening day 1-0 win against Stoke in the championship season. Barnablue - The 6-1 away victory at Bournemouth in 68/9 in...
  13. Nominations Thread and Draws

    Was searching through SZ ex battles and saw this one was never completed. Thanks to John for the prefix. Normal format, and there will be 8 groups to prevent spamming the forum. Two every few days. For me to keep track with this list. 1) davewebbsbrain - Ian Benjamin goal that put Southend...
  14. Cricko

    The Final-The Final-The Final

    So after a month of deliberating and voting we are down to the last two. The poll will stay open for 4 days and the winner announced Monday. Well done to all for taking part, now lets try to separate these 2. It's amazing that the 2 oldest blokes on The Zone have got this far.:smiles: So this...
  15. Yorkshire Blue

    SZ's Southend United Hall of Fame round up

    Those currently in: Chris Powell with 100% of the vote and a poll of 66 votes in favour Sid Bloomfield with a 97.73% of the vote, polling 43 to 1 Stanley Collymore with 94.44% of the vote, 102 to 6 Ron Pountney, at the 2nd attempt, with 91.07% and 51 to 5 (only 22 votes in favour on 1st poll)...
  16. A Match for Martin 2011 (Martin Cranmer)

    Just a short message to let everyone know this years "A Match for Martin" will take place on Sunday 9th October at Burroughs Park, home of Great Wakering Rovers FC. Southend United supporter Martin Cranmer passed away in August 2010 just 40 years old. Several events in his memeory(including...
  17. A better goal at Roots Hall

    In 31 years of watching the blues my all time fav goal is David Crown against Wigan when we won 3-2 when we was 2-0 down and Crowns goal made it 3-2 However I think Mohsni goal today might just of taken the best goal I have ever seen at Roots hall. I will watch it on telly tonight to decide...

    James Staines 5th 21st birthday Memorial football match Southend ex legends v Chemico

    James staines 5th 21st birthday memorial football match Southend utd ex legends v Chemico fc. Wednesday 5th October 2011. 7 45 ko at Eastwoodbury lane football ground. Adults £5 Children £3.Call Colin Staines 07711919568 for details. Southend Utd players. Southend utd guests. Lee...
  19. Sandbach Shrimper

    New Season Predictions

    With the new Premier League season starting tomorrow, what are everyone's predictions for the top 4, bottom 3 and top scorer (along with any other predictions you'd like to offer)? Here's mine: Top 4 - Man United, Man City, Chelsea, Liverpool Bottom 3 - Wigan, Swansea, QPR Top scorer - Javier...
  20. Shrimpergarry

    Harris Interview on OS

    Predictable interview on Blues Player looking forward to season....blah blah blah Looking forward to following in the footsteps of his heroes..... David Crown, Stan Collymore and TREVOR Benjamin......! Don't think he's been to as many games as he makes out!!!!