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  1. fbm

    Memory Lane Visiting players who have been applauded by the Roots Hall crowd

    Oztumer was given a decent round of applause last Saturday for his second half performance - well deserved too - and the other thread about the hat tricks got me to thinking... how many other players get an ovation from us? I'm not talking about fondly remembered ex players, I'm talking about...
  2. Napster

    Curtis Hanson

    Guted to hear he has died, aged 71. Directed and adapted (and won an oscar for adapting) one of my all time favourite films, LA Confidential. Also directed 8 Mile and The Hand that Rocks the Cradle.
  3. Careful those who neg-rep Barna....

    He might track you down with his boxing gloves on :smile: http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2013/mar/12/english-boxer-curtis-woodhouse-twitter-troll However in my eyes their both muppets. If Woodhouse would have thumped him he'd be done for assault and lose his licence. Just block the trolls!
  4. Jam_Man

    Breaking News If we get past Bury we will play Brenford, Bradford kicked out of FA cup.

    Fielding an ineligible player. http://www.thefa.com/TheFACup/News/2012/Dec/bradford-city-removed-curtis-good.aspx ...subject to an appeal
  5. Cricko

    Tony Curtis RIP

    http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/39433821/ns/today-entertainment/ :link: RIP
  6. What Becomes of the Broke and Shafted

    Someone great once said that Football isn't a matter of life or death, it's much more than that. Which would explain the pain felt by those when their football club is ripped away from them. As a Southend United supporter, I've had the good grace of never witnessing non-league football and...
  7. Uncle Leo

    Round 1, Heat 6 - Jamie Lee Curtis vs Samantha Fox

    The boobs from Trading Places vs the boobs from pretty much every edition of The Sun in the mid 1980s...
  8. Napster

    Mark Bentley and Simon Royce in the Sunday Times

    before their game v Villa From The Sunday TimesJanuary 4, 2009 Aston Villa face Gillingham dogfight Villa’s aristocrats will find Gillingham snapping at their heels Nick Townsend The temperature barely rises above freezing on a raw morning at Gillingham’s Beechings Way training ground but...
  9. Napster

    BBC Xmas line up announced

    The BBC has unveiled its annual collection of seasonal specials for Christmas and one highlight will be iconic comedy Blackadder. The cast will return for a one-off documentary entitled Blackadder Rides Again. Marking 25 years since the original BBC transmission, the programme will feature the...
  10. Napster


    My first team squad is the following: Beardy (Duncan Prag) KP (Karl Phillip) Jeffers (Richard Jefferson) Ginger (Darrell Allan) Suthers (Anton Sutherland) Lower (Doug Back) Cherie (Owen Booth) Whitters (William Whittingham) Lezzer (Scott Dyke) Brian (Noel Moore) Dutchy (Mark Van Niekerk) Duncan...
  11. Napster

    Some pre-season pruning

    Guys, got my squad below - any tips on how to improve on my 3rd place this season (Div V)? 1. Duncan Prag - 20 yo, BT Rating=15,942 (2 batting nets) RH Batsman, RFM Bowler, superb batting form, superb bowling form, lively fitness. A destructive player with proficient leadership skills and...
  12. Slipperduke

    Chelsea Dominant As Villa Crumble

    Crisis? What crisis? Beset by injuries, Chelsea saved their best performance of the season so far for the day when the smart money was on Aston Villa to end that long unbeaten home run of theirs. Luiz Felipe Scolari's walking wounded preserved their record in a magnificent first half before...
  13. Luton Charged

    Looks serious.... HATTERS FACE FA CHARGES By Martyn Ziegler, PA Chief Sports Reporter More than 50 disciplinary charges are to be brought against Luton, former and current club officials and six agents alleging breach of regulations regarding payments to agents, the Football Association...
  14. Napster

    Guardian today

    I'm in it! http://football.guardian.co.uk/theknowledge/story/0,,2197545,00.html Unlikely hotbeds of acting talent part 2: Paul Napper got in touch to point out Southend's surprisingly hearty involvement in Mike Bassett: England Manager. Not only was their former winger Andy Ansah the "football...
  15. The General

    My team!

    Ok, Ok, i'll admit it, i have been a little bit coy about my team over the past season or so, so i thought i would come clean as i need some advice about what to do next! First up, my WK who is (well, will be!) handy with the stick in his hand! Craig Browne - 18 yo, BT Rating=26,455 Stamina...
  16. MrB

    How should I improve my batting?

    You may or may not have noticed it but I need to improve my batting somewhat…. With the new season only a few weeks away, I need to start planning how I'm going to do it. As it stands I will be using 5 nets at the start of next season, 2 bat, 1 field & 1 stamina on Cunningham and a single...
  17. Song Lyrics

    Going on from Dts's thread about should Tramps smoke.This song and lyrics says so much I feel is a world wide problem. I used to think this guy wrote great lyrics anyway not just from this song but so many more "Alone Again Naturally" being fantastic lyrics..But watching the Tv awards the...
  18. Westcliff Shrimper

    More players released...

    Jack Lester and John Curtis are two of nine players Nottingham Forest boss Colin Calderwood has opted to release. Lester and Curtis as well as Gary Holt, Rune Pedersen, John Thompson, Nicky Eaden, Kevin James, Robert Hughes and Vincent Fernandez will exit on 30 June. From BBC Sport Gary Holt...
  19. The Maharajah of Hockley

    442 - Top 50 Football League Players

    I've blatantly nicked this from another forum, and there's no link from there to the official 442 site, so this is probably totally made up b****x. Anyways, it makes for interesting reading... Nicked from: http://www.thefootballforum.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=112697 Am i right in...
  20. MrB

    Pops (or lack thereof)

    Hoped Sutherland would move this week, but it looks like I'll have to wait another week. A few handy movements though: Rod Curtis - 20 yo, BT Rating=25,838 RH Batsman, RFM Bowler, superb batting form, superb bowling form, energetic A steady player with mediocre leadership skills and feeble...