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  1. manor15


    England Manager: Fabio Capello Captain: Rio Ferdinand FIFA Ranking: 8 Group C Background: Refused to compete in the World Cup before WW2 but since then have been a key player in the tournament, hosting and winning the tournament with a famous 4-2 win in the 1996 World Cup Final against West...
  2. RBS to cut 2,600 jobs in the UK

    good day to bury bad news...
  3. Soccer AM/MW thoughts on Tilly

    Tuesday, 27 April 2010 What goes up must come down After their relegation to League Two was confirmed at the weekend, Nobes analyses the future for Southend United. Southend fans are facing up to the prospect of League Two next season There's a thought that football, like life...
  4. canveyshrimper

    The Australian Army

    Text of a letter from a kid from Eromanga to Mum and Dad. (For Those of you not in the know, Eromanga is a small town, west of Quilpie in the far south west of Queensland ) Dear Mum & Dad, I am well. Hope youse are too. Tell me big brothers Doug and Phil that the Army is better than...
  5. Tilly and the Scout

    At last nights youth training (my boys), i was speaking to a southend scout, ive spoke to him before but never about Sufc related issues until last night.. Highlights of our conversation were..... Tilly was a front runner for the Brighton job and was gutted Poyet got it, also Tilly is what...
  6. Vange Shrimper

    New titles to make jobs more important...

    Read in the paper the other week that some companies are using new titles for jobs to make them sound more important such as: Stock Prevention Officer = Security Guard Information Advisor = Librarian Just heard another one, which I though sounded daft: Geospatial Applications Advisor =...
  7. Cricko

    How can you chose

    I have been around a fair few years and never have I seen this country in such a sad state..I doubt any of you have even a 2% sway to which party you will vote for. OK.. The differences within is minute , so let us start with current government.... An unelected prime minister from Scotland...
  8. Player's alternative Employment.

    It was mentioned in another thread that some of our player who could leave in the summer might end up playing in the Blue Square and would need jobs to boost their wages. In this fantasy thread what employment do you think any SUFC players could do if they had to take on jobs in the real world...
  9. DoDTS

    Southenders and we're proud of it.

    This my little tribute to our fathers and grandfathers etc who make us all proud to be Southenders. During the war the Southend Standard had a weekly column showing news of local men such as: EKCO EXECUTIVES LOSS – A 19½ year old man has been killed in active service, the son of an executive of...
  10. Benfleet A1

    A Pig 36 Hours

    We all get them, we all have those days when you wish you could turn back the clock and stay in bed but where would be the fun in that. I knew it was coming because I had prior warning that there was no cover for sunday night and I had already been asked to help out. Not a major problem, I...
  11. steveo

    The Day the Immigrants Left

    Evan Davis investigates the impact of immigration on the employment market in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, by challenging local people to take over a number of the jobs normally done by foreign workers. Moving beyond the workplace, he also explores how the town's public services, such as schools and...
  12. Uncle Leo

    Best CV/covering letter ever

    One of my colleagues actually received this: Cover Letter gonna be brutally honest wen i say i got no working experience in sports betting but i know exactly how to compile odds to a percentage book . i know the inns and outs of top flight football and can easily compile odds to around 105%...
  13. Can things get any worse?

    A lot of fans feel very depressed about what's been going on at our club recently, but can things get any worse? I'm afraid the answer is yes. The one great thing we still have at this club right now is Tilly & Brush. They've proved what they can do on a tight (but reasonable) budget and in...
  14. canveyshrimper

    Lib Dems to create wind jobs

    Lib Dems to create 57000 wind jobs. Blimey I thought we only had 650 MP's. :stunned:
  15. Tangled up in Blue

    The debt debate-The Observer

    Sport Football Business The debt debateObserver Sport asks experts from the worlds of football and finance what can and should be done The Observer, Sunday 31 January 2010 Article history GREG DYKE Chairman, Brentford Former BBC director-general, former Man United director and Glazers...
  16. Thorpe Groyney

    E-on Rayleigh Call Centre Closure Means 600 Jobs Losses

    Been announced that E-on is shutting the Rayleigh call centre down. As well as putting up with callers assuming all call centre staff are divs, and being ranted at down the phone, the workers have been 'rewarded' with management taking their livelihoods away. Nice. Oh, how lovely the FA Cup...
  17. Tangled up in Blue

    "Eastern European immigration 'has hit low-paid Britons'

    Influx of 1.5m eastern Europeans means UK's lowest-paid workers are earning less now, report says Jamie Doward, Home Affairs Editor The Observer, Sunday 17 January 2010 Article history An "unprecedented" influx of some 1.5 million eastern European workers into the UK over the past six years is...
  18. Slipperduke

    I Hate West Ham

    I hate reporting from Upton Park. I've had enough bad jobs in my life to know that I shouldn't whinge about this one, but I really can't stand the place. I'm no shrinking violet, I've done an away trip to Millwall, but that lot down Green Street are horrible. On Saturday, I heard one of them...
  19. pickledseal

    Any help with a reference....?

  20. Benfleet A1

    Working For a ***** Company

    As some of you will know, I work for a Rescue & Recovery Company which is not your average 9-5 sort of job. Most though not all who do this job expect long hours, all weather conditions and sometimes, the very real risk of serious injury or even death. It's the nature of the job (considered in...