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  1. Memory Lane 120 years ago today .....

    David Jack was born. Probably nearly as famous for scoring the first FA Cup Final goal at Wembley (dribbling round Billie, the white horse and slotting home) as he was for managing us for 6 years! He'd lived in the town and went to school at Hamlet Court whilst his father was the first Southend...
  2. The Big FA Cup Preview

    Hi all, check out our first round preview of the greatest competition on earth! http://d3d4football.com/the-big-fa-cup-preview/ thanks James
  3. manor15

    BBC Essex want fan for FA Cup preview TONIGHT at 7

    Read above, PM me your number if you're interested.
  4. SUFC Dreams

    Tad bored.. what are you favourite/ best SUFC dreams, and I don't mean 'dream of one day winning the FA cup' or something like that, I mean total nonsense. I once dreamt that former goalkeeper Paul Smith drove me to work in his Aston Martin one morning, got stuck in traffic on Lower Thames...
  5. Rootshallbloke

    FA Cup - Manchester City v Huddersfield Town and our Jack

    So, the big questions. Young Jack, will he get game time tonight and is it worth watching?
  6. Firestorm

    FA Cup winning Shrimpers

    My son is at a conference in Manchester tkday and got to hold the FA Cup. it got us wondering who the last person to both play for the Shrimpers and on a winning FA Cup team was ? My thoughts were Neville Southall... Any ideas ?
  7. Neil Harris

    Caretaker at Millwall after Holloway unsurprisingly sacked
  8. Benfleet A1

    Lincoln City

    I never thought the day would come when I say well done Lincoln for becoming the first non league team to make the last eight of the FA Cup since 1914. Fantastic stuff.
  9. Most Amount of Grounds Seen Southend Play at?

    Hi i have now done 62 of the 92 grounds watching Southend....and looking to do the 92, has to be watching Southend...not any random games....realise I could be nearly 100 by the time we draw Arsenal in the FA Cup....what is the most amount of grounds anyone has done watching Southend of the...
  10. amsemp

    Nicky Bailey & Bedsente Gomis / Sutton v Arsenal

    Both starting for Sutton against Leeds in the FA Cup live now on BT Sport. Should be interesting to see how they're both getting on.
  11. déjà vu ....... all over again

    On this date last year: We had 31 points. We had won 8 and drawn 7 matches. We had a small positive goal difference. We were unbeaten in 6 League games. We were out of the FA Cup at the first hurdle. We were out of the League Cup at the first hurdle. All of those facts are true today.
  12. Shrimpersfan

    BBC (lack of) FA Cup Coverage

    Has anyone else noticed that this weekend sees 4 days of FA cup games and the BBC are showing just one game. What's the point in having the rights if they aren't going to televise the games? No doubt the BBC will show games like Stoke vs Watford in the later rounds. Yaaaaawn.
  13. Old Shrimper

    Hi all, Thought I would join to hear news and opinions of other supporters. I like some of the historic comments and pictures of times past. I first starting watching the Blues in 1951 when the club played at Grainger Road stadium, travelling there on a saddle on my Dad's crossbar and then...
  14. Whole Game Solution torpedoed by FA

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37998768 Would appear that the FA have totally trashed any chance of the EFL's proposed Whole Game Solution happening any time soon. Apparently the FA have done a new international FA Cup TV rights deal worth £820million part of which means they will not be...
  15. Tommy2holes

    Pre-Match Thread Miiiiiiiwall v Sufc fa cup 1st round.

    I know it's a bit early, but wondered what people's thoughts are in the build up to this one. It would be great to have a cup run. Millwall will prove tough opposition on their own patch. Will Phil Brown tinker with the team or will he play his strongest side to give us the best chance of a...
  16. undercovershrimper

    Goalscorers

    Player League League Cup FA Cup Checkatrade Trophy Total Goals Cox 16 - - - 16 Wordsworth 11 - - 1 12 Ranger 8 - - - 8 McLaughlin 6 1 - - 7 Fortune 5 - - 1 6 Atkinson 4 - - - 4 McGlashan 3 - - - 3 Leonard 3 - - - 3 Ferdinand...
  17. Rattus Norvegicus

    F.A. Cup 2016/2017

    If I'm not greatly mistaken it is the last of the qualifying rounds on Saturday. I presume (but do not know) that the draw will then be held on Sunday or Monday ........... and of course our name will be in the hat (well, it's a perspex sphere with a hole in the top but that doesn't quite sound...
  18. londonblue

    FA Cup 4th Substitute

    The FA Cup are going to allow a fourth substitute from the quarter finals onwards: BBC Apparently that will add "intrigue and interest". Give it a rest. It'll allow teams to change one extra player should they need to, which I don't have a problem with. But add "intrigue and interest"? What...
  19. UEFA Considering Cross Border League's.

    What with all the recent changes lately in our own EFL Trophy, I found this article from yesterdays Times newspaper. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/uefa-warms-to-idea-of-cross-border-leagues-to-close-europes-wealth-divide-dxjjh635g Long and short of it being that following a UEFA meeting...
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