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  1. Shrimperstrust

    Social Inclusion Through Sport - Shrimpers Trust And Aviva

    The Shrimpers Trust is delighted that its social inclusion project has been approved by Aviva as a candidate for their community fund scheme. The description of our bid submitted to Aviva is as follows: The Shrimpers Trust, an organisation of around 1200 members run entirely by volunteers is...
  2. Mad Cyril

    PS 4 or XBox One.

    I am buying a console for my children and access will be dictated by good behaviour and schoolwork. I haven't bought a new console since the PS2 and am torn between the PS4 (I might want to play PES, Metal Gear and Gran Turismo) and the XBox One (which seems to have much stronger parental...
  3. Apprentice 2017 sweepstake draw....

    Shrimpersfan (p) : Siobhan Smith Suffolk Shrimper (P) : Charles Burns United we Stand (P): Anisa Topan Mrs Shrimpersfan (p): Elliot Van Emden SupaBlues (P) : Joanna Jarjue Shrimpboy (P) : Bushra Shaikh MK Shrimper (P) : Sarah Jayne Clark Bigmolt (P): Sajan Shah Mrs RHB (P) : Ross Fretten...
  4. Uncle Leo

    Ireland and Afghanistan now full ICC members

    Which means they have both been granted Test status. Good news. Best of luck to both of them, apart from when they are playing England! I assume Ireland's Test matches will be part of a 'British Isles Tour' whenever teams are coming over to play us. Would Afghanistan play at home, or in the...
  5. Napster

    League One Stats

    from experimental361.com https://experimental361.com/2017/05/02/league-1-201617-stats-dump/ Key points: 14 clean sheets puts us joint 7th with Millwall, Rochdale and Wimbledon Longest run of minutes without conceding - 307, putting us 15th (Millwall were top here with 744!) Matches in which...
  6. World Cup 2026 to feature 48 teams

    Looks like this has been voted through and is official. It looks like there will be 16 Groups of Three in the first round. Draws will be settled by penalties. Top two in each group go through to a 32 team knock-out round. So there's one extra knock-out game and a reduced group stage. I'm...
  7. Tangled up in Blue

    Snowden-plea for pardon

    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/sep/13/edward-snowden-why-barack-obama-should-grant-me-a-pardon I'm a huge fan of Edward Snowden's. I believe his plea for pardon should be granted by Obama but probably won't. Comments?
  8. Napster

    Charlton v Forest players

    Lined up earlier as follows. Who was Phil watching? Charlton GK: Phillips Aaron Barnes Tareiq Holmes-Dennis Ollie Muldoon Patrick Bauer Harry Lennon Brandan Hanlan Joe Aribo Karlan Ahearne-Grant Mikhail Kennedy Josh Umerah Forest GK: Erlandssen Jordan Gabreil Adam Crookes Joe Warrall Anel...
  9. danburyshrimper

    Question Who's going to be better - jack or jack ?

    3 Years ago i watched a few games in which both Jack Payne and Jack Bridge were playing. I said to mates at the time the better player was Bridge. I likened him to Adam Lallana and bet them that in 5 years time Bridge would be playing at a higher standard of football than Payne. Now my...
  10. Podcasts

    So what are you listening to? Any recommendations? Provide a summary if possible. This American Life My 'go to' podcast with almost 600 episodes (I've listened to 100 now, thanks to my commute!). Consistently high quality and interesting, but there are some exceptional pieces of investigative...
  11. Yorkshire Blue

    Premiership Youth Team Products

    Can we get an XI of players who came through the academy/YTS of the big 5 (and Liverpool) To start us off: Chelsea: Anthony Grant, Stephen Broad, Keith Dublin, Mickey Bodley, Richie Hanlon, Conor Clifford, Rhys Evans, Lee Sawyer Spurs: Paul Moran, Shaquille Coulthirst, Kevin Maher, Michael...
  12. Donny summary ;

    The complete performance’ is how Darren Ferguson described this win, and it’s hard to disagree.Rovers were the better side in the first half; more fluid and open than their hosts, and went in at the break with a deserved lead. Nathan Tyson’s deftly weighted pass, slotted into the roof of the net...
  13. Good luck Dons

    Wimbledon have been granted permission to build their brand new 11,000 capacity stadium on the old Plough Lane site,stadium pics look very nice. Who will complete first,us Or them
  14. Rootshallbloke

    Dave has the hump with his local council!

    This made me smile on the BBC news this morning. PM leaning on local Tories?, naughty boy! David Cameron is involved in a row with the Conservative leader of his local county council over cuts to services. The PM has written to Oxfordshire council leader Ian Hudspeth saying he is "disappointed"...
  15. Rusty Shackleford

    The Clock Ticks On

    From Mark Steyn: The world divides into those who sincerely believe in that "Coexist" sticker and those who think it's a delusional evasion. After all, if it weren't for that big Muslim crescent "C" at the front, you wouldn't need a bumper sticker at all: That peace-symbol "O"? It's Muslims...
  16. Who should be the next James Bond?

    So it sounds like Daniel Craig isn't going to be Bond any more. Who would you like to see be the next Bond? Damian Lewis would be good. Or Richard Armitage. This article is great, especially the Tom Hardy bit...
  17. BrettieAngell

    The 4 that stayed?

    Seeing Tony Grant playing for Vale yesterday got us talking about the 4 players that stayed behind after the mass exodus when we were relegated. Obviously Grant was one, we came up with Johhny Herd and Matt Patterson aswell but couldn't think of the last one?
  18. BoyWonder2

    Latest Rumours New Signing

    Phil Brown has said that we will definitely have a new signing on board before Saturday's game. He said his top targets are Stephen McLaughlin, Luke O'Neill and Izale McLeod. Will it be one of those or somebody else? We still have Owen Garvan on trial, along with Andre Blackman and PB...
  19. C V Shrimper

    Anthony Grant

    Joined Port Vale today!
  20. Silencer

    Nice to see ex-players still having affection for us

    Was great seeing messages and hearing of support from ex-shrimpers following last nights successSpinner and Stan Collymore (both legends) tweeted positive messages after reaching Wembley, Britt Assombolonga posted a video or him and family/friends celebrating Timlin's goal, Chris Phillips always...
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