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  1. RHB

    Spoof news site 'becomes official' after Facebook and Twitter success

    A spoof news website has been recognised as an "official media outlet" by a council after it gained thousands of followers on social media. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-35612405 Stand by for more exclusives on Southend United probably.
  2. Bexley Blue

    STAR WARS thread - for those who have seen it and want an outlet to talk about it!

    SPOILER ALERT!! Not in this post per se, but definitely in the thread. I've seen it, I loved it. I knew I was a SW geek but didn't realise the film would have this effect on me. I've been grinning like the Cheshire Cat ever since 2.45am yesterday when I finished watching it. My head is...
  3. Late(st) Supporters Forum update

    A couple of weeks back I promised a report back from the latest Supporters Group Forum meeting, apologies for it taking so long but things have been a bit hectic and time has been at premium, anyway I’ve now managed to find a couple of hours spare, so here goes. Hope you've got a couple...
  4. DoDTS

    Memory Lane Sheffield United v Southend United

    I've always had a bit of a soft spot for Sheffield United. We are both SUFC of course, but I certainly don't have the same feelings for Scunny. I must have been to Brammall Lane about 20 times (not all against Southend of course), my first in the late 60s, standing at the Shoreham Street end...
  5. Magnum PI

    Views from Chesterfield Forum

    Some interesting thoughts and allegations... (Talking about wanting Hurst back) - "personally i'd sooner have their number 11 think his name was straker.....he ran us ragged!" (About Hurst's antics while at Chesterfield) - "my mate once went up to him and said your kevan hurst aren't you? Do...
  6. DTS

    All we are saying.....is give Straker a chance.

    I appreciate I am in a minortiy here but I really feel that the side would benefit from having a better athlete than Barker going down the left. I like Barker to a large degree but our left side is nothing short of appauling when going forward. I dont think Barker is bad when he goes forward...
  7. Priory Pub on Saturday

    Afternoon, thanks to the moderators for approving the registration. Just a post to say that away fans will be welcome in the priory on Saturday.. We are located behind the stadium ( open end ) 30 real cider offer !! This is unique stuff, you don't find this is a normal pub! Real Ales -- old...
  8. DoDTS

    Memory Lane Season reviews 1920 to 1955

    Now I know that this is't everyone's cup of tea but to pass the long soccerless days here's my take on Blues history season by season: SEASON 1919-20 FROM BANKRUPTCY TO SUCCESS The first season after football had closed down for the First World War, and at the start of the season the only...
  9. Post-Match Thread and Ratings Macclesfield 0-0 Southend United

    A really boring game, don't bother watching the highlights, there aren't any. Morris - 7 - Commanded his box well and wasn't really tested Clohessy - 6.5 - Defended reasonably well and was always a quick outlet. Barker - 6 - Not at his best, gifted Macclesfield a chance where he was caught...
  10. Defending corners....

    Not sure if this has been covered before? Anyway, what's people's take on defending corners? I've noticed that we tend to bring everyone back into and on the edge of the 18-yard box. For me, this is a bit of a crap tactic. It encourages the opposition team to pile more men forward and it allows...
  11. Slipperduke

    Plodding Snore-fest Is No Reason For Complacency

    Algeria 0-1 Slovenia ENGLAND SHOULDN’T TAKE THESE TWO TEAMS FOR GRANTED An awful game, bereft of class and style, but if England fans think that they can relax, they should think again. There was just enough in this strangely compelling display of mutual ineptitude to concern Fabio...
  12. Richard_Cadette

    Tilly the Tactician

    Right, so in recent season, actually, since Tilly took charge, he has labelled against him his ability to employ the right tactics during a game, and has often been described as reactive as opposed to proactive. Well, I'd just like to maybe redress the balance a little bit here - Now the dust...
  13. DTS

    I hope there are more loans coming.

    Personally I were still totally lacking in width. Scannell has added swine flu to his complete lack of ability leaving Betsy as our only outlet. I hope Tilly has a coyple of loaness coming this week or I fear we are woefully lacking for the first game.
  14. CyrilSneer

    Square pegs in round holes

    I, like everyone else was gutted we lost one nil at home to Crewe. They came for a nil nil, but exceeded their expectations and got a 1-0 victory with their only shot on goal, a free kick The first half we were awful. The second half was better, and i was pleased by the substitution of Laurent...
  15. ShrimplyTheBest

    The Midfield Puzzle...

    Chelsea game aside, these last few weeks have been more and more worrying for the club... With our success over the last few years has come an ever increasing fan base with ever increasing expectations and with the team now failing to meet these expectations yesterday, for the first time, I...
  16. fredheim_holm

    Question Transfer Window: Where to strengthen?

    After yesterdays game, what positions do you realistically want signings for? Looking at the squad, I don't rate Joyce, but he can stay back-up and I'll hope Mildy keeps fit. Sankofa has finally given Francis something to think about, and it could be a while before Simon gets back into the...
  17. Slipperduke

    Terry's Touch Of Class

    If there were any question marks still lingering over John Terry's suitability to captain England, they were blown away in Berlin with a moment of grace and humility that is all too rare in a game poisoned by money and egos. Terry could have explained away Germany's comical equaliser by blaming...
  18. Slipperduke

    Mr Motivator

    No-one can be entirely sure of what is being said in the England dressing room at half-time, but if these second half performances are anything to go by, President Bush should consider hiring Fabio Capello to have a quiet word with Wall Street. That credit crunch would be turned around in no...
  19. Slipperduke

    Shambles at St James

    Kevin Keegan has gone, Mike Ashley is going and the Toon Army can no longer be relied upon to fund the senseless destruction of their football team. Newcastle United are in meltdown, slumped near the bottom of the Premier League and now, thanks to this lacklustre defeat at the hands of...
  20. BaileytheQuitter

    Favourite fast food outlet

    I'm feeling hungry and have got food on my mind. So what fast food do you like the most?