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  1. Latest Rumours Young pacey signing imminent...

    He'll bring down the average age of the squad and increase the tempo we play at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAWnJd3SMu0
  2. MisterStubbs

    A change of formation?

    I'm a big fan of the old trusted 4-4-2 formation. The big man, little man combo up front with two pacey wingers supplying them creates a lot of problems for teams. But with Josh Wright now in the squad, how well do you think we could get on with a 4-3-3 set up? A midfield three of Lenny, Woody...
  3. Tommy2holes

    The January transfer window

    We came up well short today of the standard required to get out of this league. The players have performed above themselves to get to this point in 7th place. We have Glen Rea and Joel piggot on loan. Thanks for the goal pig but you are out of your depth. I'm not sure why we need glen Rea. He...
  4. Barry.C

    Going Forward??

    Despite our good form Adrian Clarke commentating on our last game said we had NO PACE up top and need to invest in a pacey striker. This we all more or less accept as obvious. I thought Peterborough were quite good when I saw them and we beat them. They have shot up the table and are scoring...
  5. Question How much would you pay to see us sign a top striker?

    With the off season being a bit dull and looking around at other clubs' fans who have decide to raise funds to buy a player. Grimsby wanted to raise £20k to help them achieve promotion and having smashed that are looking for £100k now. http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/GTFC A couple of slightly...
  6. Silencer

    Alfie Potter - Oxford

    Always rated him, very tricky and pacey, he reminds me of Ricky Holmes. Anyway he has left Oxford after 5 and a half years, obviously doesn't fit in with Michael Appleton's ego. Firstly he doesn't play against us tomorrow which is a bonus but he is now looking for a club - would you take him?
  7. Tommy2holes

    Post-Match Thread and Ratings Southend United vs Walsall

    Post match thoughts and ratings Sufc v Walsall A good game of football played at good tempo against a side who kept the ball well with both sides looking to go out wide and counter. Smith. 5 I'm glad he is second choice as he should have done so much better tonight. Spilled an easy save and...
  8. Tommy2holes

    Next seasons squad

    We will need to restructure. We will lose Bentley . We won't sign sokalik or Egan as they will undoubtedly go to league 1 sides. We need pace and we definitely need a pacey goalscorer. Bye Fred and bye Barney.
  9. danburyshrimper

    Waste of pace

    I popped along to Braintree v Lincoln last night in the Conference ( crazy to think they are only 1 league below us ) It was a really entertaining match , both team playing excellent football + was a breath of fresh air after Saturdays painfully frustrating game at Roots Hall. The biggest...
  10. Plymouth Argyle Fan In Peace

    Hi guys, hope you don't mind me posting, very much looking forward to our game on Saturday. Just thought I'd post a quick preview from a green army view and ask a few questions if that is okay. After the hell we have gone through the last few seasons, finally we have a proper manager, a proper...
  11. amsemp

    Who should we be looking to sign in the summer?

    Obviously apart from Ronaldo, Messi, Joe Hart & Pique, what type of players should we be looking to bring in come the summer? Personally I think we need another centre back to play with Cresswell, a holding midfielder in the Grant mould to tidy up, a creative winger to fill the Ryan Hall shaped...
  12. Tangled up in Blue

    Coutinho moves to Liverpool

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2013/jan/30/philippe-coutinho-liverpool-move-internazionale He was on loan at Espanyol for the second half of last season.Useful forward,pacey with an eye for goal.Good prospect.
  13. sufcfed

    Febian Brandy - Worth a look!

    We have a target man in Corr, we have a finisher in Harris, playmaker Sturrock now we need someone with pace. I thought this guy tore us up when we played Gillingham away, very pacey, good touch and can finish I wouldnt mind seeing him complete our attackive line up this season Someone tell...
  14. Smiffy

    Loan Signings?

    Yes, we are on a super little run at the moment. And Sturrock and the team must be praised for that. But, it is clear we need to strengthen the team in several departments. That is of course if we are serious about giving the Play-Off's a go... IMO in an ideal world, we need the following...
  15. Latest Rumours Francis Laurent Turning out For.........................

    Col U this evening! http://www.gazette-news.co.uk/sport/colchesterunited/8379352.U_s_to_run_the_rule_over_pacey_Laurent/?
  16. 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...
  17. Winkle

    Why I'm Glad Barneys gone!

    To actually get some dosh for a player who would be out of contract in a few months time is good business as over the last few seasons our track record in letting players run there contracts out leaves us all speculating whats going to happen. In this case its been done and dusted quickly, which...
  18. BaileytheQuitter

    Our style of play

    In recent years Southend have been associated with playing good, passing football. We've always had good playmakers such as Bailey, Gower, Maher etc, with strikers such as Eastwood who favoured having the ball on the ground. With the season soon approaching, I look at our squad, and I see...
  19. Yorkshire Blue

    SZ's Southend United Hall of Fame - Spencer Prior

    Four places (I think) left to fill and next up is Spencer Prior, albeit a day late in Ron Martin style. -------------------------------------------------- Separated by over a decade, Spencer Prior had two very different careers with Southend. Either would be sufficient to get him in the Hall of...
  20. duncan bulgaria

    Huge Result Yesterday

    Make no mistake i have critised the players on here when i feel that they have under achieved and also have critised Tilson to on some of his desicions he has made this season. Its only fair then that the boys get praised up for a great result last night which IMO puts a nice gap now between...