• Welcome to the ShrimperZone forums.
    You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which only gives you limited access.

    Existing Users:.
    Please log-in using your existing username and password. If you have any problems, please see below.

    New Users:
    Join our free community now and gain access to post topics, communicate privately with other members, respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and free. Click here to join.

    Fans from other clubs
    We welcome and appreciate supporters from other clubs who wish to engage in sensible discussion. Please feel free to join as above but understand that this is a moderated site and those who cannot play nicely will be quickly removed.

    Assistance Required
    For help with the registration process or accessing your account, please send a note using the Contact us link in the footer, please include your account name. We can then provide you with a new password and verification to get you on the site.


  1. Irish_Shrimper

    SZ Big Brother eviction night

    This week, there was an immunity challenge. The winner would avoid the eviction vote, along with the points winner for the week. OBL had the tricky decision of choosing between two top blokes in Graysblue Jr and Mike Reid... So both win immunity (who am I to argue), along with Shrimp&two veg...
  2. Napster

    lawrie Dudfield

    Mark Duckett and Dean Brennan have both left Blue Square North newcomers Corby Town, but the Steelmen have brought in experienced striker Lawrie Dudfield. Defender Duckett has reversed his original decision to stay with the Steelmen for the forthcoming Blue Square North campaign and instead...
  3. Napster

    mark Bellingham

    OK, he only had a trial with Southend. But he was in my year at SHSB. His old man was my French teacher. Double player of the year Mark Bellingham will spearhead Leamington’s assault on British Gas Business Southern League Premier Division football after ending any uncertainty over his future...
  4. Napster

    Carl Pettefer

    Was released by Bognor back in january, and is now plying his trade for Totton, in the British Gas Southern League, Div One, South and West.
  5. Sean 2

    Touring caravans

    ...the type that you tow. Anyone else got one? Mine's an Avondale Dart 556-6 berth with alloys, tinted windows (one shade down from limo black) and soon to be fitted under 'van neons:D What a larf! Wished to god i'd bought one when i was in my twenties, no need for hotel rooms or sneaking about...
  6. OldBlueLady

    I'm in cold water!!!

    Literally....it seems I have no hot water. Now, we have economy 7 bloody rubbish storage heaters, so although the system did 2 baths last night it should have had ample time to replenish. Ok, admittedly daughter has been cooking this afternoon and probably had the hot tap running as she...
  7. Slipperduke

    Shakhtar Uk-reign Supreme

    Shakhtar Donetsk 2-1 Werder Bremen (aet) Adriano, 25 Naldo, 35 Jadson, 97 We've been told for some time that a new footballing power is rising in the east and Shakhtar Dontesk's capture of the UEFA Cup is compelling evidence indeed . The Ukrainian giants, funded by a wealth of gas revenue and...
  8. number11

    Gas Safety Certificate

    Does any of the good folk of SZ know someone Southend / Leigh based that I can use to get a Gas Safety Certificate for my flat? thanks in advance...
  9. Southampton Shrimper

    Paul Byrne

    Does anyone know what happened to young Mr Byrne since he left us? It's just that I was flicking through my new copy of the Sky Sports Football Yearbook, by the usually reliable Jack and Glenda Rollin, when I had a bit of a shock. Because, according to them, he never left, and he's...
  10. Benfleet A1

    The top tips thread

    In here, we post top tips that will help out our fellow shrimperzoners. Save time in trimming your finger hair by over filling a Zippo lighter then pop outside for a quick smoke. On lighting said lighter your hand will flare up like a leaking gas pipe thus giving your now hairless fingers that...
  11. ozzy-shrimper

    Men In Tesco

    This letter was actually sent by Tesco's Head Office to a customer in Oxford: Dear Mrs. Murray, Whilst we would like to thank you for your valued custom and use of the Tesco Loyalty Card, the Manager of our store in Banbury is considering banning you and your family from shopping with us...
  12. Davros

    6 Nations

    its big and is back Shakey start for England, but still come out +25 over Italy. Could get destroyed against Wales if we play like that, thank god they decided to play Bergamasco @ scrum half, he was shocking! All our trys came from italian errors, we rucked pretty badly, and kicked the ball...

    How to start a fight

    My wife sat down on the couch next to me as I was flipping channels. She asked, 'What's on TV?' I said, 'Dust.' And then the fight started... ------------------------------------------------------------------------- My wife was hinting about what she wanted for our upcoming...
  14. sufcintheprem

    You're definitely in charge Dmitry

    Just read this in an article about Russian support for their leadership over the gas standoff: Made me laugh anyway!
  15. TrueBlue

    TrueBlue's Real Food Heroes Part 1

    I am bored so I am going to do a shot series on who the real food heroes of the world are. Today I give you none other then.... COLONEL HARLAND SANDERS Kentucky Fried Chicken, pioneered by Colonel Harland Sanders, has grown to become one of the largest quick service food service systems in...
  16. Electricity bill.

    Just had ours in today and it's 50% up on the same quarter from last year. We never have lights on in rooms no-ones in and our home is empty between 8.30 a.m to 5 p.m. so none is being used throughout the day. God knows what the gas bill will be when that turns up after the sub-zero temperatures...
  17. Yorkshire Blue

    Memory Lane SZ's Southend United Hall of Fame - - Sid Broomfield has passed away RIP Sid

    When I suggested we should have on SZ a Hall of Fame to recognise the true legends of Southend United, I wanted us to recognised those individuals who helped build the club. In Sid Broomfield's case he did this literally. Sid Broomfield might not be the most famous name in Southend United's...
  18. canveyshrimper

    Harry's Nostalgia - York (Dec 92)

    Please forgive this old git a bit of self indulgence, but as this is my 10,000th post, and before I get back to working for a living, I decided I would do another away day article. For the purpose of this article I have chosen an away trip to York in December 1972. As ever my memory played...
  19. Liven up that Tesco Shopping trip...

    HOW MEN AMUSE THEMSELVES IN TESCOS Proof of what can happen if a wife or girlfriend drags her husband or boyfriend along shopping: This letter was [allegedly] recently sent by Tesco's Head Office to a customer in Oxford : Dear Mrs. Murray, While we thank you for your valued custom and...
  20. RobM

    Proposed cut in VAT

    ooh like that will solve the country's economy. So instead of paying £11.75 for something, I'll pay £11.50 instead. The other 25p can go towards the gas bill. Whoopee.