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  1. The Dome

    Just heard, not sure if its old news or not but I cant find it on the SZ, that parts of the Dome have been stolen & presumably sold off for scrap.......so now its rendered pretty much useless!! Anyone else confirm this?? I did hear it from one of the dads who son attends our academy If true...
  2. New stadium or Dome Discussion

    is there any new news anyone anywhere ??????????????????????????
  3. Shrimper

    Will the Dome ever be built?

    Or another broken promise?
  4. Smiffy

    Breaking News The Dome & on the pitch

    Interesting bits of info there... http://www.southendunited.co.uk/news/article/southend-united-steve-kavanagh-phil-brown-2258128.aspx
  5. shrimperjon

    Dome update

    Just dropped my son off at Boots and Laces as he is playing for Sufc in Kent today. As we are waiting what should pull into the car park but a large lifting JCB. It came in then proceeded to turn round and drive out. Also standing near by was a member of the ground staff. I asked what was that...
  6. Ref Watch .... FA Youth Cup v Middlesbrough

    The youths, having beaten Leverstock Green and Barnet now face an altogether more difficult task tomorrow night in the next round of the FA Youth Cup. Their opponents' recent results include victories over their counterparts from Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City, Sunderland...
  7. *****Dome Watch*****

    *****INVISIBLE Dome Watch***** So, it's been well over 48 hours since reports suggested the 'London Soccer Dome' structures would be delivered to us 'within 48 hours'. So the question is has anyone spotted it yet? Where is Ronald hiding this thing? Let Domw Watch commence..
  8. Uncle Leo

    The worst government in British history?

    http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/seanthomas/100240679/exclusive-labour-1997-2010-was-the-worst-government-ever-and-this-is-why/ I don't think this chap is a big fan of Blair and Brown. Plenty of fair points, although I would like to point out that the Dome is now ace. Not sure if any...
  9. A letter to the man blow-drying his balls in the gym

    open letters
  10. Mohave Shrimper

    France Ban Anelka for 18 Internationals

    Anelka banned for 18 games (for outburst at Domenech during Mexico match). Evra banned for 5 games (failure to perform Captain duties & ringleader in revolt). Ribery banned for 3 games (failure to perform Vice-Captain duties & ringleader in revolt). Toulalan banned for 1 game (ringleader in...
  11. manor15

    Group A Summary

    Group A Played Wins Draws Losses For Against GD Pts Uruguary 3 2 1 0 4 0 +4 7 Mexico 3 1 1 1 3 2 +1 4 South Africa 3 1 1 1 3 5 -2 4 France 3 0 1 2 1 4 -3 1 Group God: Diego Forlan (Uruguay) proved Alex Ferguson wrong, every time he touched the ball if you're listening to ITV, by scoring two...
  12. Slipperduke

    Domenech's Dunces Doomed

    Uruguay 0-0 France FRANCE ARE NOT GOING TO WIN THE WORLD CUP Blessed with one of the finest squads in the tournament and capable of the most scintillating football, France are still a law unto themselves. Never mind winning the World Cup. On the evidence of this abject performance, they’ll...
  13. manor15


    France Manager: Raymond Domenech Captain: Patrick Vieira (Thierry Henry is currently acting as captain) FIFA Ranking: 10 Group A Background: Currently hold the record for scoring the most goals in the finals stage of the World Cup, scoring thirteen goals as they finished third in 1958. They...
  14. Slipperduke

    Wembley's Awful Pitch

    90,000 seats, 2618 toilets, 26 lifts, 98 kitchens and 34 bars. Was it too much to ask for Wembley to provide just one decent playing surface? Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final was like watching naughty ten year olds playing football indoors on an untacked carpet. Every change of direction brought a...
  15. Henry Resists National Urge to Surrender

    The battle-lines were drawn, the trenches were dug and, in an all too familiar scene throughout history, a frenchman was preparing a white flag. Thierry Henry was considering retiring from international football. The forward told France's L'Equipe newspaper in an exclusive, yet completely...
  16. Slipperduke

    Henry - A Great Big Woman

    Cheat. Liar. Criminal. Who would have thought that these would have been the words we would eventually associate with the much-loved, oft-celebrated Thierry Henry? Well, me, actually. For all the magnificence that he has shown on the pitch over the years, he has been like this for a few years...
  17. The Hand of Frog.

    While you're reading this, Giovanni Trapatoni will be giving his statement to an array of police equipped with notebooks and forensic packs, as one of the greatest robberies of sporting history occurred tonight. No more than three years ago, Thierry Henry lambasted Barcelona for their...
  18. DoDTS

    Memory Lane Episode No 2 Season 1931-32

    Here is the second article about Season SEASON 1931-32 as was printed in the Southend v Millwall programme. DoDtS Extracts from the “Forgotten Years of the Kursaal”By Peter William Baker Researched from the Southend Standard No.2 A PROMISING START After finishing fifth in the League in...
  19. 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...
  20. Harold Bishop Killer

    World's Fastest Growing City

    Guess Where it is 15% of the World's cranes are currently in Dubai Currently in construction is the Burj Dubai Tower. Set to be the world's tallest building But why stop there. How about the World's biggest ski dome? Or the World's largest themepark; Dubai land...