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  1. canveyshrimper

    Predicition League News SZ Prediction League 2012/13

    Hi All, With the new season nearly upon us it's time to turn your thoughts to the ShrimperZone Prediction League, run by yours truly and my vertically challenged cohort BLUEBLOOD. As ever we'll put up a selection of League 2 matches including all SUFC fixtures for you to predict the result on...
  2. OldBlueLady

    Player Sponsorship 2011/12 - Sean Clohessy

    Just want to say a massive thanks to Susannah at the Club, and Sean for a most enjoyable visit to B&L today. Also to the organisers of SZ's sponsorship of Sean for drawing my ticket out. All worked out very nicely, watched training (Prosser didn't take part so can only assume he's not going to...
  3. canveyshrimper

    Predicition League News SZ Prediction League 2011/12 NEWS UPDATE

    Hi All, With the new season nearly upon us it's time to turn your thoughts to the ShrimperZone Prediction League, run by yours truly and my vertically challenged cohort BLUEBLOOD. As ever we'll put up a selection of League 2 matches including all SUFC fixtures for you to predict the result on...
  4. DoDTS

    Memory Lane Bristol Rovers Cup match

    Some time ago someone posted the link to pathe news which had newsreel of Southend v Bristol Rovers Cup match in 1952, I've now reached this point in my research so I thought you might like to read the story to go with the film. Hopefully the following link for pathe news works...
  5. Tangled up in Blue

    Furious fans plan protest-Echo

    10:13am Thursday 3rd September 2009 Comments (6) Have your say » By Chris Phillips » FURIOUS Southend United fans are planning to protest at tomorrow night’s local derby with Leyton Orient. Hundreds of Shrimpers supporters have been expressing their anger to the Echo as well as on...
  6. pickledseal

    Breaking News Revelling In It - 22/7/09

    Revelling In It This week starring: Adam ‘John Rambo’ Barrett Steve ‘living the dream’ Parmenter Dougie ‘YTS’ Freedman Sometimes it’s good to let your hair down (unless you’re Adam Barrett and can’t!) and the last few weeks we’ve had the opportunity to do two things which have certainly bonded...
  7. South Bank Hank

    Shrimpers Trust Q&A with Tilson and Martin

    Ron Martin and Steve Tilson took questions last night from attendees at the Shrimpers Trust AGM. A big thank you from ShrimperZone to the organisers for their efforts.
  8. Usual_Suspect

    Fecking Students

    Just got this: DANCING ON THE GRAVE OF CAPITALISM AN ANTI-CAPITALIST HALLOWEEN PARTY CANARY WHARF – FRIDAY 31 OCTOBER 2008 A number of anti-capitalist and anarchist groups are planning a*demonstration at Canary Wharf on the evening of Friday 31 October, focusing on 25 Bank Street and themed as...
  9. The Big Dady

    Help For Heroes

    Thought I would post this up as I feel it is in aid of a really good cause, even if it appears on the Col Ewe site. Colchester United announced that they will be holding the "Game of History" Celebrity v Army football match on Sunday November 2 The people behind the celebrity Soccer Six...
  10. Southend_Lady

    Beginning of Season do - 9th August - Spread Eagle

    So then the new season is approaching quickly and what better way to celebrate its welcome return than with a big BBQ and Raffle afternoon at the Spread. It will be similar to the end of season bash, and as everyone that went knows, it was a really good day and a fantastic turn out. Just so...
  11. Yorkshire Blue

    The Olympics

    I went along this afternoon to see the Olympic Flame pass through our nation's fine capital. I for one, am excited about the prospect of the Olympics coming to Britain in 4 years time. For me there is something special about the Olympics going all the way back to its roots in Ancient Greece...
  12. Sitting By The Dugout, Reflections On Last Night

    I sat right by the dugout in the East greens as the 'day trippers' were sitting in my seats in the West( I wonder how many have been to a Chelmsford home game), so here's a few reflections on last night: 1.What strange people sit in that area, two lots of people atold me I was sitting in their...
  13. FA Cup to be seeded

    The FA Cup, the world's most exciting football competition, is to be seeded next season in a bid to avoid the embarrassing situation that organisers have found themselves in this year, with only minnows occupying the four Semi Final places. The last four teams in the competition - Barnsley...
  14. Sean 2

    Let's get creative people..

    Ok,i'm looking at today's game thinking why are we not getting chances? When you look across the midfield,we have in fact 3 out of 4 players who have a natural instinct to play a deep defensive role.So that's not good then,there is an imbalance to our play. When our back 4 regain possession...
  15. SUFC_Al

    Day Of Disaster In Leigh.

    We'd been gearing up for this day for over two months, we had our set well rehearsed and sounding great. We were feeling pretty confident ahead of our first live show. That was until we got to the venue when from the off bands hadn't turned up and the organisers were getting stressed out. We...
  16. 2 Things Really Getting My Goat

    2 items of news this weekend from my favourite paper 1. An asian only festival in ealing over the weekend, purely and simply for asians, playing asian music, serving asian food, lots of comments from the organisers, pretty much putting in the face of people, celebrating their culture in our...
  17. SUSCT Player of the Year

    A big thankyou to the organisers tonight. I had a great time and as always the video presentation was fantastic. I'd forgotten how many great goals we've scored this season. And all the players were gents, spending most of the evening signing things for young and old alike (me included)...
  18. Southampton Shrimper

    New Southend radio station

    I know Reading Shrimper has already posted some information about the four organisations bidding for the new licence for a radio station in Southend, but seeing as so many people on here are so fed up with coverage of the team on local radio, particularly Essex FM, I thought I'd look at the four...
  19. TrueBlue

    Stand Up Sit Down

    Latest news.... Plans are proceeding for the Safe Standing Day organised by Wycombe Wanderers Founders Trust at their fixture against Orient on 29 th December. The organisers have already been interviewed by Three Counties radio and hope to have some coverage on Sky who are showing the game...
  20. sufcintheprem

    Breaking news

    The reason I've not been on the board for a while is that i have been in a 40 hour meeting with my lawyer. We have consulted third parties to ensure they agree with it and have chosen to release the following statement: "It is with deep sorrow that Southsea Commoners will not be...