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  1. Yorkshire Blue

    HMS London

    Has anyone been along to this? http://www.estuaryfestival.com/event/detail/museumofthethamesestuary.html Is it worth a trip down from London for?
  2. Uncle Leo

    New Champions League deal

    This really is an utter ****show isn't it. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-3787806/Europe-s-elite-shafting-poor-enjoy-Leicester-City-can.html This is the first year I can recall where I have had almost no interest in the Champions League. Not having BT Sport, so not being...
  3. Shrimpergarry

    Inniss Released! (from jail)

    Sentence remains but suspended for 18 months according to the local paper. http://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/8203-jailed-crystal-palace-defender-bottled-man-in-bar-court-hears/story-29707548-detail/story.html
  4. Today's debate - former 'war hero' gets 15months for owning a gun

    Too harsh/too lenient/just right? The amount of people going crazy about this seems completely out of kilter with my view - he owned an illegal firearm, his SAS past is irrelevent (except for the fact that he's a highly trained killer, someone I'd rather not have an illegal firearm). Anyway...
  5. Pak Power

    Gavin Tomlin

    Dulwich Hamlet bound? Still only 33. http://www.crawleynews.co.uk/transfer-talk-ex-crawley-town-southend-and-yeovil-striker-on-trial-at-dulwich-hamlet/story-29498309-detail/story.html
  6. Napster

    Mark Prudhoe

    Nice piece here on Mark. http://www.nonleaguedaily.com/headlines/mark-prudhoe-darlington-fc-where-is-he-now-special-focus.html
  7. Bobby Moore

    interviewed on BBC World Cup doc - Alfies Boys - at Roots Hall ........a different quality of Englishman .. I wonder what peoples memories of him in Shrimperland are http://www.malextra.com/sport/football/why-england-will-win-the-euros-in-2016-946643.html
  8. Napster

    Les Sealey

    Great story http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-3599595/The-untold-story-1990-Cup-final-hero-Les-Sealey-crazy-goalkeeper-changed-Manchester-United-s-history.html Never realised it was ex-Shrimper Paul Williams who gave Les' knee a good whack, or that it was in Southend he had...
  9. Napster

    Damian Scannell

    Joins Tonbridge Angels http://www.courier.co.uk/Tonbridge-Angels-swoop-ex-Sutton-United-Dulwich/story-29268273-detail/story.html
  10. OldBlueLady

    Patrick Ekeng RIP

    Terribly sad news - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-3577888/Dinamo-Bucharest-Cameroon-midfielder-Patrick-Ekeng-dies-collapsing-pitch-Romanian-league-match.html?ito=social-facebook
  11. Napster

    Kane Hemmings

    Just been nominated for Scottish player of the season for his good season at Dundee. We had him on trial in 2013. http://www.tamworthherald.co.uk/Fulford-Striker-bounce-Rangers-FC-heartbreak/story-19508615-detail/story.html
  12. Nicky Bailey & Bedsente Gomis

    Both helped Sutton United clinch promotion to the National League after a 2-0 win over Chelmsford http://www.suttonunited.net/matchreport.html?id=1263 Lee Sawyer also played for Chelmsford. (alongside Bridge & Williams)
  13. Fleetwoods 8 million pound training complex

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-3549665/Sir-Alex-Ferguson-opens-Fleetwood-Town-s-fantastic-new-8m-training-base-legendary-boss-wishes-copied-gym-layout-Manchester-United.html looks amazing, good interview on talksport with the chairman, the idea is to attract quality young...
  14. Uncle Leo

    James Taylor forced to retire

    Sad news about the Notts and England batsman... http://www.trentbridge.co.uk/news/2016/april/james-taylor-forced-to-retire.html Only 26 and, under normal circumstances, a decade of top class cricket ahead of him. On the plus side, at least this condition has been identified before a tragedy...
  15. OldBlueLady

    RIP George Martin

    The man who brought us the Beatles. God bless George, without you the world would have been deprived the greatest band of all times (in my honest opinion). http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3483404/George-Martin-producer-Beatles-dies-aged-90.html?ito=social-facebook
  16. AndyT

    Memory Lane Old Match of the Week Highlights

    Hi all, On the George Best Thread, we were talking about old matches that used to be on Match of the Week and in particular, those involving us. I mentioned I would find out from the EAFA (East Anglian Film Archive) if they had access to them and had the below very helpful response :- The...
  17. Napster

    The very first thread on SZ

    Version II, after the server broke in 2004... http://www.shrimperzone.com/vb/archive/index.php/t-971.html
  18. Southend Fan - Peter Miles - Daily Mail Article

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3329554/From-lakeside-ground-accessed-boat-stadium-built-quarry-overlooking-sea-Football-fan-s-list-20-world-s-unusual-arenas-yes-s-visited-all.html Interesting read
  19. Port Vale away - moved to Friday 26th

    Heads up for anyone thinking of getting train tickets booked for this... the game is being moved. http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/Port-Vale-Valiants-set-Southend-game-Stoke-City/story-28614477-detail/story.html
  20. Sheffield United fans' Sky bill

    Surprisingly not seen this posted anywhere else on here yet.... http://aunitedview.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/thebladesbigskybill-time-to-pay.html Any plans for some sort of solidarity protest/banner at the game?