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  1. OldBlueLady

    Message from Franny Laurent

    Just so you guys know, Francis wishes Southend United all the best for the season and says he will miss the fans, and asked me to pass that on. I really hope he finds a club where he's appreciated. These confidence players struggled to perform under the circumstances we had last season, he...
  2. Maldon Blues

    Some of my thoughts

    Thread title says it all. Please feel free to disagree. Ron Martin As disappointed and annoyed as everyone else at the plight the club finds itself in, I do genuinally feel that Martin has never deliberatly done anything to the detriment of the club. I think he has at times been naive and...
  3. canveyshrimper

    The Blonde Mortician

    A man who just died is delivered to a local mortuary wearing an expensive, expertly tailored black suit. The female blonde mortician asks the deceased's wife how she would like the body dressed. She points out that the man does look good in the black suit he is already wearing...
  4. Smiffy

    The lowest point in our history?

    Like everyone, I am sad and angry at the state of affairs our club finds itself in. Putting the finger of blame aside for a moment, would you say this is the most depressing period in our 104 year history?... Or have you experienced/heard of more suicidal times? Please add to the pos/neg...
  5. Cricko

    Overpaid, out of touch and irresponsible

    In today's Mail on Sunday by Chris Powell. Overpaid, out of touch and irresponsible: PFA chairman Chris Powell gives his damning verdict on the worst of today's millionaire footballers. After almost a quarter of a century as a professional footballer, Chris Powell will this afternoon say...
  6. DTS

    Question SZ first ever French POTY awards.

    As sadly for them it seems highly unlikely that any of the lads from across the channel with feature in the actual POTY awards this season I thought it only fair to give them there own awards. Its a tough call so here to help you out is our Gael with a quick reminder. "Ladies and Gentlemen...
  7. Slipperduke

    John Terry Messes With Karma

    I don’t believe in fairies, I don’t believe in miracles and, to be honest with you, I’ve still not made my mind up on the whole God thing, but I’ll tell you what I do believe in. I believe in Football Karma. It surrounds us, penetrates us, and binds the galaxy together...
  8. Xàbia Shrimper

    ¡que lastima!

    There's something very wrong with this football club. I've followed SUFC for more than 30 years and, aside from Anton Johnson's brief suicidal tenure during the first half of the 1980s, I cannot think of a worse position that Southend United finds itself at the moment. Ron Martin might spin a...
  9. Slipperduke

    Time For Chelsea To Grow Up

    WHAT’S GONE WRONG AT CHELSEA? For six years, Chelsea have been a relentless winning machine, but that arrogant sense of superiority has faded away. In its place is hesitancy, vulnerability and a worrying inability to dictate the flow of games. Chelsea are dropping points so frequently that...
  10. yogi bear up the cagire

    Bringing on spencer and paterson

    Rather than wallowing about in the misery brought about by yesterday's performance, I thought it may be more interesting to discuss the development of the two new young strikers we now have on board. In Tilly's, Wycombe, pre-match preview on 'Player' there was a moment of near total...
  11. Companies Act 2006-Directors Responsibilities

    As more and more information seeps out about the Blues parlous financial condition, the thought had crossed my mind that some consideration should be given to the role of the SUFC Board in matters reaching the state they have. Until very recently, I was Chairman of a small transport company in...
  12. Tangled up in Blue

    Wednesday at the Winder's

    Regarding Wednesday as far as I'm aware(and I believe this information to be accurate)the three possibilies are:- 1)Ron finds the 700 k(potentially from Sainsburys)IMO most unlikely as it seems we don't own the Prospects Car park 2)Ron puts us into voluntary adminstration before the hearing on...
  13. Lester Bangs

    There not another........

    There's not another........ Saturday league home game until the 12th December which in my opinion is ridiculous. I know the whole Friday night versus Saturday afternoon argument has been done to death but I'm pretty disappointed that the club has swung so much in favour of hosting games on a...
  14. Tangled up in Blue

    Football as a business

    Bear with me but the following are some quotes from the above chapter in Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski's excellent "Why England lose (and other curious football phenomena explained)" which I think has a lot of relevance for SUFC's current situation. "Football is neither big business nor good...
  15. Matt the Shrimp

    Saucy Sweeties...

    Apparently, a chap in Yorkshire finds Maoam sweets offensive... Maoam's "carnal encounter" :)
  16. Your Jokes, Strictly for the Pub only.

    A Boy walks into his parents bedroom and see's his dad having sex with his mum. ''What are you doing ?'' ''Making you a brother or sister!'' His dad replies. ''Do her doggy style, I want a puppy.'' Joe is on his last day at work as a postman. He receives many thank-you cards and monetary...
  17. Sussex Shrimper

    Proactive action to save Southend United F.C.

    Let me start off by saying that I'm not looking to excuse the situation that the club finds itself in in any way shape or form. Even in a best case scenario, with the club agreeing a payment plan with HMRC and being able to continue operating in relative normality, it's axiomatic that steps must...
  18. Slipperduke

    Tevez - The Big Girl

    Heroes can be hard to find in modern football. It's difficult to feel any connection to a teenage millionaire when he signs a contract large enough to fund a hospital wing before he's even scored his 20th Premier League goal. It's impossible to respect a man who passionately expresses his desire...
  19. overseas shrimper

    Please South Africa...

    Please, I beg of you... please dispense with those bloomin' horns obviously handed out to supporters to generate what they mistake as atmosphere. These horns plague every minute of every match of the Confederations Cup. They create an incessant drone that sounds like a swarm of angry hornets...
  20. Slipperduke

    Adebayor Needs Arsenal

    Do you think Emmanuel Adebayor realises that he may have brought all this upon himself? It always amazes me when footballers stand in front of the cameras and tell the world that their manager must start spending money on better players. They never seem to comprehend, even for a moment, that...
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