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  1. How will you celebrate on Wednesday?

    I've been invited to a party and the menu has just arrived. Champagne on arrival (France) Starter - Cavala de Escabeche (Portuguese fish dish) Main - Vitello Milanese (Italy) Cheese - a mixture of Spanish varieties apparently Dessert - Black forest gateau (Germany) Everyone has to take a...
  2. enfieldblue

    mods - just a quickie

    Ello could a mod message me before end of play today, nothing dramatic, just need some assistance Ta
  3. Ello

    PM me if you want an invite code. Got 5 to give out...
  4. enfieldblue

    le strange

    call to anyone in the leyton area. Our band is gigging at the birkbeck tavern, langthorne road E11 tonight. Come down after the game for some good beer n you might like the music - ac/dc. twisted sister through to the baseballs via dolly parton n michael jackson - come one come all. Say ello to...
  5. Bielzibubz

    Prodrive Factory Tour

    Now this is only going to appeal to petrol heads and car lovers really but hey ho, never mind. A couple of weeks ago a load of other speed junkies and myself got together and took ourselves off on a tour of the Prodrive Motorsport factory in Banbury. At £27.00 a pop it's not cheap but if like...
  6. Evening Echo

    Blues fans mourn passing of Costello

    SOUTHEND United fans are mourning the loss of former Blues wing half Lou Costello. More...
  7. Yorkshire Blue

    Christmas Carols with the words replaced by Southend players

    In the style of teletext Alex to be sung with gusto Harkness Harrold Angell Ling Boere Lee* Newman King Easton Worth(ington) Mohsni Mild(enhall) Bodley Spinner Marek Szmid Goy Fell Hall Lee** Nelson [Rise] Jones Ron Humphreys N'Diayes*** Smith Lee# Angell Hick Cost(ello) D'Sane Christophe...
  8. Cricko

    The Beatles Greatest by Elvis Costello

    It makes very interesting reading for us that remember them. http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/rolling-stone-presents-the-100-greatest-beatles-songs-20110919
  9. Greebosan


    Hi everyone, just moved round the corner and hope to be attending all the games I can this season. Also had the pleasure of meeting Lou Cosetello (remember him?) last night when he came to pick his wife after darts! :smile:
  10. Harshest Musician on Musician insults

    Some of these made me properly LOL! 30. Wayne Coyne on Arcade Fire “I get really tired of their pompousness [sic]… We’ve played some shows with them and they really treat people like ****. People treat Arcade Fire like they’re the greatest thing ever and they get away with it… They have good...
  11. Rob Noxious

    "Radio Radio!" (A Musical Memoir)

    Please bear with me once more good people of ShrimperZone. I'm stuck up here in the attic 'on call' awaiting (but hoping not to receive) the calls of the needy and distressed of West Cornwall. Some of you know that I was inspired by a thread on 'The Writers Bureau' and Slipperduke's ShrimperZone...
  12. Aberdeen Shrimper

    Michael Schumacher to take over Massa seat?

    Michael Schumacher’s official spokeswoman has said the seven-time world champion would consider stepping into the injured Felipe Massa’s race seat at Ferrari if called upon by the Maranello team. http://www.itv-f1.com/News_Article.aspx?id=46505 Mods.....Might it be prudent to have a Prefix...
  13. Rob Noxious

    Best gig ever attended?

    I'm assuming this has been done at least once before but... I've just been compiling a CD for my step-son and rediscovered a fantastic track by Richard Hell & The Voidoids, 'The Kid With The Replaceable Head,' which reminded me of the first time I saw him live, supporting Elvis Costello at The...
  14. Xàbia Shrimper

    You know you live in Spain when ...

    1) You think adding lemonade, fanta or even coke to red wine is perfectly acceptable. Especially at lunch time. 2) You can't get over how early bars & clubs shut back home - surely they're shutting just as you should be going out? 3) You aren't just surprised that the plumber/decorator has...
  15. Firestorm

    Southend Duo's

    seeing Peter Abbotts Nameon another thread led me to think Have we had any other famous duo's in our History (the need not have played together) Abbott and Costello comes to mind and Austin Morris
  16. fredie estwood

    Fred celebrated his birthday with the squad in Mayhem, what a pleasure it is to see a local hero and heros!!!! in a local club, the DJ tommy Costello is a massive southend fan and kept giving big shout outs to the boys, The head doorman Denks is a season ticket holder its such a...
  17. Interpol Shrimper

    Chris Waddle

    Ello, ello, ello, what's all dis den? Hopefully, it was some Sheffield based Shrimper giving him a slap for his derogatory "predictions" about our fortunes this season. What goes around, comes around you mulleted ****
  18. Spotted on Ebay

    Ellonex shirt, whoaa stanley stanley http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws....ESE:IT.
  19. Southend programme

    Yesterday I was handed a 1961 Southend V Grimsby programme that's in mint condition! I was well chuffed and the photo on the front of the Hall is qaulity! Starting line up for that day was as follows; Goy Williamson Anderson Grievson...
  20. Napster

    Tony Bentley, Peter Goy and Ron Poutney

    Met the three above on Saturday. Tony Bentley is an absolute star- had a good chat with him. A few things: He's managing all the facilities in Kentsville, Nova Scotia where he lives He flew to Cardiff to watch us play in the LDV Final He still loves Southend (a great little club and great...