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  1. Memory Lane Southend Memories

    Some interesting stuff on this site http://www.southendtimeline.com/1970s.htm, bringing back memories of the town and some of S.U.F.C. exploits. Click on 1976 and some of us oldies will remember the Southend group Whisky Mac that won the New Faces talent show on T.V. that used to play at a...
  2. Napster

    Stobart news

    Trucking group Stobart, whose Eddie Stobart lorries are a common site on Britain's motorways, said its business had made a strong start to the year thanks to new multi-million pound contracts with Irn Bru maker AG Barr and Tesco. The haulier, which is recasting itself as a transport group by...
  3. Yorkshire Blue

    How much can we read into contract lengths?

    I was really interested to hear Phillips say he was on a 2 year deal. I thought he would be our third centre-half, but now I'm not so sure. Paul Sturrock needed to assemble a squad quickly, so he may have had to compromise on quality in order to get bodies in. There appear to have been lots of...
  4. Supershrimper

    Articles in Todays Echo - Dated 2/07/2010

    This has been copied word for word from todays echo. The two page spread on pages 8-9. A Lot of it is what we knew already, we up a creak without a paddle, and most probably a raft as well. Taxman Targets Blues…Again (Taken from the Echo, pages 8-9) This time the club owes £200,000...
  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. Ground into oblivion !!

    Why do many people believe that having a new ground ,will make us a better team.The rent will be out of our control,into the hands of the greedy property developers.The projections given by RM will not make too much difference.I only feel doom and gloom at this moment in time.Will someone please...
  7. The Storm on Stamford Bridge

    When John Terry was jeered off the White Hart Lane turf by the Tottenham faithful, it marked what could become a tense and altogether uncomfortable climax to the season. As they pray for a similar fate to befall their title rivals next weekend, however, a far greater storm awaits on the horizon...
  8. Ayrshire Blue

    iPhone Multitasking

  9. Slipperduke

    We Few, We Happy Few...

    Come on now, let’s see those chins off the ground. This is what supporting Southend is all about, isn’t it? Agony, frustration and the feeling that the world is ganging up on you? That’s what we do. Ain’t none of us here who signed up for success, glory and blanket coverage on Sky Sports...
  10. canveyshrimper

    Harry's Nostalgia - North Bank Memories

    With the imminent return to the North Bank, albeit for two games I thought I'd share a few memories with you, while I still have them that is. Firstly though a big well done to Smiffy, TrueBlue and all the others who have worked hard to achieve this. :clap: From the first day I stepped into...
  11. Pac Man Pummels Clottey, Provokes Mayweather

    Manny Pacquiao sent out a warning shot to Floyd Mayweather Junior by drubbing Joshua Clottey, taking the African apart in twelve long, gruelling rounds. The only reason this fight was scheduled was because of the row over drug testing between Pacquiao and Mayweather, with Mayweather facing...
  12. Tangled up in Blue

    Swallowed up-The Observer

    Previous Blog home Debt mountains tower over clubs but football's rulers turn a blind eyeThe Game That Ate Itself. That was the title of Observer Sport's 2004 campaign about English football. So where are we now? Debt is football's issue of the moment, propelled into prominence by the...
  13. Who goes? YOU decide

    As I've posted in another thread, if either Tilson or Martin had to got TODAY, who would you prefer - considering all the implications that would go with their leaving would mean, I dont just mean they vanished off the face of the earth and everything would be rosey. TILSON: Legend at the club...
  14. An Open Letter to Liverpool RE: David N'Gog

    To whom it may concern, Hi. You don't know me, but I'm just your ordinary football fan. I'm writing this letter concerning your home match versus Birmingham City and, particularly, the actions of one David N'Gog. I was enticed, or should I use the footballing term "induced", by Ladbrokes...
  15. FreeSat

    Just moved to a house thats got sky multi-room upstairs was thinking of buying a freesat box instead of going sky multi-room. Anyone done this?
  16. ldnfatso

    Latest Rumours Is Ron Leaving/Selling?

    I've heard an odd rumour of a £5 buyout with all debts cleared, Stadium go-ahead and a multi million pound transfer kitty. Anyone heard anything similar?
  17. Question If You Were Uncle Ron?........

    What would be doing now? Phoning a few multi-millionaires, Lord Sugar or Mr.Sullivan perhaps. Getting his fellow directors to chip in a bob or two? Or standing outside Tesco's with a charity bucket?.......
  18. Tilly hates yellow boots

    Laptop Advice

    http://direct.tesco.com/q/R.206-6603.aspx Is this Laptop a good deal and will it be any good for a bit of multi tasking.... Word Internet Itunes Movies FM 2010
  19. Tangled up in Blue

    Online ticketing-Tickets.com v Seatbooker

    Opening my visa credit card statment today I was suprised to learn that on the 17th August I had made a transaction in BERLIN with tickets.com GMBH Karten. Checking my diary I realised that this was when I 'd been in Andalusia(Spain)and bought an online ticket for the Leeds home game in...
  20. Slipperduke

    It's A Yeung Man's Game

    Carson Yeung's imminent takeover of Birmingham City is a watershed moment for English football. For the first time in history, half of the Premier League is in the hands of overseas investors. Ten clubs, ten multi-millionaire owners, but does Yeung really have a chance of success in the...