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  1. wildheart

    My friendly invasion - Its was all big Bill Garners fault!

    My friendly invasion Many years ago, in fact it was 23rd July 1985 I was lounging in the sunshine in Southchurch Park in Southend it was a Sunday. The reason for me being prostrate on this beautiful Sunday was I was watching a one day match between Essex and it could have been Warwickshire or...
  2. The Big Dady

    Congratulations Shrimperzone

    Congratulations Shrimperzone on reaching over 2,000,000 posts :clap: :thumbsup: :happy:
  3. Shrimperstrust

    Social Inclusion Through Sport - Shrimpers Trust And Aviva

    The Shrimpers Trust is delighted that its social inclusion project has been approved by Aviva as a candidate for their community fund scheme. The description of our bid submitted to Aviva is as follows: The Shrimpers Trust, an organisation of around 1200 members run entirely by volunteers is...
  4. Spaceman Spiff

    Injured players returning

    Now our injury/unfit list is reaching the point where it's probably longer than the list of fit players, I'm losing track of who's expected back when. Any help greatly appreciated! Turner Expected back ?? Ferdinand Injured?? Coker January 2018ish Wordsworth...
  5. England Youth Football

    The future of our next generation of players playing for our national side is currently looking as bright as it's been in a while. Firstly, Congratulations to our U20's for reaching the World Cup Semi Final for the first time in 24 years. Italy up next on Thursday, and if we can get passed them...
  6. DoDTS

    PL Prediction Cup - Predictor of the year

    The nominations were: Agent Lomas................. Amwell Blue................ Floval Flyer................... jim............................... The winner of the "Stanley Victor" Award is: Floval Flyer Calculated by those reaching round 5 (I point), Semi Final (2 points)...
  7. llama

    Southend's Chances of reaching the play-offs......

    As it currently stands, based on the odds for this Sunday's THREE key matches, the percentage chances, of reaching the play-offs, for the three teams capable of a play-off position are as follows: Millwall 55.91% Southend 33.45% Rochdale 10.64% Based on where we were, after our first TWELVE...
  8. enfieldblue

    points on the board v games in hand / magical 52 points reached

    here's a discussion - points on the board v games in hand? nail my colours to the mast - I'm a right tart on this issue, if we've got the points on the board, then that's the best thing to have - unless of course we have games in hand, in which case that's the better option.:blush: Big shout...
  9. AndyT

    Zone Update The Cox-o-meter

    Keen followers of the 'zone will know that me and my mate 'Ironside' had a little wager on Coxy reaching 30 goals/assists for the season. A bottle of 'Veuve Clicquot' was on the table and so confident was he, that he ordered a box of champagne flutes to celebrate his inevitable win. However, I...
  10. Silencer

    Nice to see ex-players still having affection for us

    Was great seeing messages and hearing of support from ex-shrimpers following last nights successSpinner and Stan Collymore (both legends) tweeted positive messages after reaching Wembley, Britt Assombolonga posted a video or him and family/friends celebrating Timlin's goal, Chris Phillips always...
  11. DoDTS

    No. 2 POINTS and TABLES for MAIN PREDICTION LEAGUE Saturday 3rd January 2015

    THIS IS THE MAIN PREDICTION LEAGUE SEE ALSO THE SOUTHEND PREDICTION LEAGUE (Southend score and scorers only) A very mixed day for predicting but well done to mgh on getting 5 out of 6 correct results and earning five extra points and to Yogi Bear and Ricey for reaching double...
  12. DoDTS

    PL Cup KingSHRIMPER eases to CUP FINAL Victory

    Congratulations to KingShrimper on the winning the Cup, but also well done to Wobbler in reaching the final in his first season in the Prediction League. Report: 2 mins Southend taake the lead, KingShrimper 2-1 Wobbler 2 mins Luton also score, KingShrimper 3-1 Wobbler 35 mins Dagenham...
  13. DoDTS

    Round 4 how many have you seen?

    Reaching the fourth round of the cup is a great acheivement, from what I can see (please let me know if I missed any) we have only reached this stage eight times previously since the war. They are: 1951-52 v Bristol Rovers Home won 2-1 1955-56 v Manchester City Home lost 0-1 1956-57 v...
  14. DoDTS

    PL Weekly Points No. 9 TABLE NOW UP for 26th November 2013

    WHAT A NIGHT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Superb result at Portsmouth, and another enthralling night in the Prediction League. After last Saturdays 6 home wins, tonight five draws. Congratulations to top of the pile Kitch in gaininh 11 points and to WickfordShrimper, davewebbsbrain and Dick Bates...
  15. Sturrock IMO DID NOT FAIL !

    Keep on reading about Sturrocks failure on here but I don't get it,The man worked miracles nearly winning promotion and reaching the clubs first Wembley final,How can that be classed as failure. Whoever manages this club have their hands tied,It's mission impossible..No funds,Embargo,Probably...
  16. DoDTS

    Predicition League News Just three predicting weeks left

    This first session is reaching the crucial stage, with just three sets of prediction fixtures left before the final table and the creation of Division One and Division Two of the PL. Many who currently are below the line would readily admit it's there own fault for forgetting to predict. My...
  17. Food for thought

    Pompey Supporters' Trust chairman Ashley Brown says the group has proved it is capable of running Portsmouth. A year since former Pompey owner Balram Chainrai dismissed the group's bid as having "no substance", the PST has 2,170 shareholders, owns 59.3% of the club and has raised nearly £2.5m...
  18. DoDTS

    CUP Full Time scores NOW UP

    With four fixtures played last night and two tonight the 3rd round of the cup is reaching the critical stage, so at half time (well 4/6ths actually) this is how it stands at the moment: Tinks 2 v 3 Magnum PI Goughy 2 v 0 Shrimper1995 D.O.L.L. 2 v 2 The Eternal optimist Enfieldblue...
  19. South Bank Hank

    Southend's Best/Worst Ever Sporting Decisions

    Interesting discussion on Sky Sports News this morning about Sport's best ever decisions. Contenders included Andy Murray's decision to appoint Ivan Lendl, Sir Alex Ferguson's decisions to sign Cantona from Leeds and bring on Teddy Sherringham in that final, Jimmy Hill's idea to bring in 3...
  20. DoDTS

    PL Table No 4 Scores & TABLES NOW UP

    It was a strange week for predicting with Dagenham drawing, and the Torquay and Mansfield wins throwing most of us, but honours go to Mini Shrimp and Shrimpers2the core for reaching double figures. Scores as below, Table to follow later; 10 Shrimper2thecore 10 Mini Shrimp 9 Napster 9 h turner...