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  1. Mad Cyril

    wearing trainers to/from work.

    I have noticed that I am wearing out a lot if shoes walking between Fenchurch Street and Fleet Street. In order to reduce my expenses and save a few snakes/crocodiles I have started to wear a pair of Asics running shoes to/from work. What are peoples views on this?
  2. callan

    Lets invade France

    Ok....plenty of reasons for invading them (see below for some, I googled off the web earlier),so who's in?....and what can you bring to the team? 1. Riots. There is nothing the French like more than a riot. Half the time it doesn’t have to be about anything particular, they just like getting...
  3. blues_r_best

    Give a Job for Christmas

    My company has just started an initiative to help to try and reduce unemployment, predominantly youth unemployment by suggesting that companies give a job as christmas present to someone. For just December, we'd like if any of the companies you work for or own, are looking an employee to post...
  4. CC51DAS

    Club to experiment with free admission ?

    With attendances starting to dwindle, I understand that the Club is to look at possible ways to entice the so called 'marginal supporters' who might otherwise be tempted by the lure of neighbouring clubs such as Canvey , Chelmsford and even Braintree Town, to visit Roots Hall. It is not thought...
  5. Breaking News Subs reduced to five

    Just seen a tweet fro the club that the Football League has just voted to reduce the number of substitutes from seven to five from the start of this season for all FL competitions ie JPT and League. Typical, now we've got a decent squad and can name seven half decent subs they reduce the...
  6. £95m... would you let your boss do this to you?

    http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/06/10/us-sexharassment-suit-idUKTRE7596IS20110610 A federal jury in Illinois has awarded $95 million to a woman who said she was the victim of a sexual harassment campaign that culminated when her boss allegedly threw her down on a couch and masturbated on her...
  7. Cricko

    We'll make it to Fossetts

    *Typed up for the Exiles* As expected RM makes a statement to the Echo a week before the AGM, he is becoming more predictable by the day. Southend United chairman Ron Martin expects the football club to be playing at the new FF stadium next year. He spoke out as Blues' latest accounts were...
  8. Chickens roosting at Col Ewe??

    Listening to BBC Essex this morning I was interested to hear that Col U have announced that they will be looking to reduce their wage bill/levels next season. It would appear from the report that the lack of a decent crowd is now beginning to bite, 2,800 the other night. It was intimated in the...
  9. Southend United Finances.

    Hi. Just to introduce myself, as the name probabaly suggests, I'm a Stockport Fan. (In peace). I've actually come on here just to spread a bit of information about financial issues, but before I start, I'll just say a bit of a piece. 14 months ago, other Stockport supporters, myself and...
  10. Cricko

    How to create a Million

    Now you are going to have to take political license with me here but I am going to show how to create a million on paper.. I own 2 companies that occupy the same warehouses...for a long period of time company A loses money but company B makes profits.....one year company B makes to much profit...
  11. pickledseal

    In Ireland, a Picture of the High Cost of Austerity

    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/29/business/global/29austerity.html Ireland has slashed its budget, abandoned infrastructure and raised taxes to pay off with the deficit - with the result not only of deeper recession but an actual increase in borrowing. We're hearing a lot about the fate of...
  12. Macca wants out

    Apparently in the Echo today confirming Macca is on the transfer list now as club tries to reduce wage bill...
  13. hindle_666

    Two quotes from Ron?

    20/04/10 “This reduction in ticket prices will not as a consequence reduce the level of planned investment in the squad.” 27/04/10 Martin also confirmed that "the club would cut the wage bill for next season". So does it or not Ron?
  14. Somerset Ex-TTB

    Ron Martin in truth shocker

    "The reduction in ticket prices will not as a consequence reduce the level of planned investment in the squad" In other words, we wont now be investing less than the planned zero. ;)
  15. Jay_Shrimper

    Articles Typed Up (For those who don't have access to them)

    For those of you that do not have access to the Echo, I have typed up some of the sections in the paper. I hope these are of interest to someone, and also hope it's OK to post them here. If there not - remove them.. I have posted them in the Echo thread, but people might not see them in there...
  16. Tangled up in Blue

    The debt debate-The Observer

    Sport Football Business The debt debateObserver Sport asks experts from the worlds of football and finance what can and should be done The Observer, Sunday 31 January 2010 Article history GREG DYKE Chairman, Brentford Former BBC director-general, former Man United director and Glazers...
  17. Tangled up in Blue

    Tory cuts-warning

    News Politics George Osborne George Osborne identifies cuts for first weeks of Tory governmentShadow chancellor says £178bn fiscal deficit means he cannot wait for initial post-election budget before cutting expenditure Comments (16) Buzz up! Digg it Nicholas Watt, chief political...
  18. Tangled up in Blue

    Contracts and loan deals

    Given the imminence of the transfer window opening in January could some kind soul give us a breakdown of which players we have signed up on contracts(and when they expire)and which players we have on loan deals(and when they expire)? If we really need cash for a firesale in January then...
  19. RobM

    Another question

    Should we go into admin, then (I assume) players will be sold to reduce costs and bring some revenue in. But we don't have a plethora of registered players, do we? So let's say 6 players go - we won't have a team at all. We can't sign anyone while the embargo is in place. Or am I missing something?
  20. Tarquin Fauntleroy

    Bodybuilding Tips

    Hey there Chaps, Do any of you have any body building tips, so that I can max out my physique? Ideally, I'd want to buff up my arms and reduce my breasts to a manageable size. The main reason for this is that I've just bought myself a few white vests and would like to go out to pubs/ clubs...