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  1. The Big Dady

    Thurrock Football Club Up For Sale

    Thurrock Football Club has been put up for sale by current owner . http://www.thurrockgazette.co.uk/news/16036057.Thurrock_FC_officially_up_for_sale/ Full details of Sale here. http://www.dedmangray.co.uk/commercial-property/?property_id=DBS170085
  2. DoDTS

    A Review of the Current session

    Just one set of fixtures left in the current session and thought that perhaps time for a quick review of where we are: The first thing that strikes me is that predicting is down to luck with just a bit of common sense, for instance Oxford v Carlisle top v bottom, although in the JPT had to be a...
  3. How to generate a table from Excel - Tutorial

    1. Make your table in Excel. 2. Save it as a CSV file. Some warnings will flash up but in general you can ignore these 3. Open the CSV file in notepad. 4. Go to this website: http://truben.no/table/ 5. Go to FILE, IMPORT. Select Comma Separated Values from the drop down, and paste all the...
  4. DoDTS

    World cup prediction league

    Yes you prediction-crazed Shrimpers it will soon be time to think about the world-cup. 48 matches in the first round, same general rules as usual i.e. Predict correct score 3 points Predict correct result 1 point Using the Wildcard will double the score of above. The 48 first round fixtures...
  5. davewebbsbrain

    Separated at birth

    Davros Arsene Wenger
  6. Question Exeter away tickets

    Hi all. I have managed to convince a few mates to come see us play Exeter away and was wondering if people were more likely to be sitting or standing as don't much fancy being separated from the majority of people. How many do you think we will take? That's all, thanks and have a good day
  7. Shrimperstrust

    Under 18's Match Report Hornets Held By Super Shrimpers - 9th October 2012

    Southend United and Watford could not be separated at the end of their Youth Alliance Cup match as late first half goals at either end from Seedy Njie and Bernard Mensah contributed to an entertaining 1-1 draw. Rob Craven's match report can be found here.
  8. Tony Yeboah

    This was written by Peter Ndlovu in an online newspaper column. --- This month our regular columnist Peter Ndlovu recalls an unsavoury incident from the African Cup of Nations. Things have been quiet this month so when I sat down to write this article my mind went blank. Although the following...
  9. fbm

    Something for separated or divorced Dads maybe? Or just to laugh/sympathise?

    After over 4 years of separation my divorce finally came through just before Christmas. Everything is now sorted and I can move on. However, something I find quite cathartic is writing... so I have penned a blog. I intend to update every 3/4 weeks and will share some gems from the...
  10. Being a fan of SUFC is either a symptom or cause of mental illness

    Going by these boards in the last few years i've come to the conclusion that being a fan of SUFC is either a symptom or cause of manic depression. I for one appear to be afflicted. The wiki describes the symptoms of manic-depression as follows: 'Bipolar disorder or manic–depressive...
  11. Liberal Democrats Why not to vote for these fence sitters

    "Liberal Democrats believe everyone deserves help as soon as they lose their job to find another one. We want to completely change the way Jobcentres help people find work; when people go into a Jobcentre they will be able to talk about what help they need to get back into work and Jobcentres...
  12. Revd Dr Alan McCormack

    Family Stand

    Sitting in West tomorrow but got a mate who is sitting in family stand. Always go NW so never been up that way - can he get along the back and come further along into the west or is the family stand separated off? Cheers
  13. TrueBlue

    I tunes / ipod question

    Now I have downloaded a nice audio book for myself to listen to in bed (since I dont have a bird to moan to at the moment) Sharpe's Tiger if you must know... anyway I have downloaded it via a reputable torrent site who shall remain nameless for legal reasons but they use a pirate theme ;) anyway...
  14. DoDTS

    Memory Lane Episode No 8 Season 1931-32

    This Episode was printed in the Southend v Gillingham programme. Extracts from "The Forgotten Years of the Kursaal" by Peter William Baker No. 8 THE UNBEATEN RUN JUST KEEPS ON GOING Southend the only unbeaten club in the Football League having won eight and drawn five of their thirteen...
  15. Southampton Shrimper

    The League One Table

    The League One table appears to be splitting into seven distinct groups at the moment. These are: 1. Likely champions - Leicester City 10 points ahead of the rest 2. Promotion chasers - MK Dons and our next opponents Scunthorpe 3. Three likely play-off contenders 4. The play-off chasing...
  16. canveyshrimper

    Separated at birth

    The resemblance of Kratochvilova and Andy Townsend got me thinking about people who may have been separated at birth. Fatima Whitbread Shane Westley
  17. MrB


    Seen this before but still makes me chuckle. May have to try to use a few of these in every day life, especially No. 30. 1. She walked into my office like a centipede with 98 missing legs. 2. His thoughts tumbled in his head, making and breaking alliances like underpants in a tumble dryer 3...
  18. DoDTS

    Preview of New Book PART TWO

    Life as a Shrimper PART TWO 1976 to 1997 This is the second short review of PART Two of the newly published Book “My life as a Shrimper” The story of my personal journey supporting Southend United. So I had moved to Leicester married and had two children, and all this time in the wilderness...
  19. Don't p*ss off Tony Yeboah

    Just got this in an email from a mate: "This month our regular columnist Peter Ndlovu recalls an unsavoury incident from the African Cup of Nations. Things have been quiet this month so when I sat down to write this article my mind went blank. Although the following tale has very little to...
  20. Slipperduke

    Manchester United v Chelsea Euro final

    They went into the last day of the league separated only by goal difference and when it came to the final of the biggest cup competition in the world, the margin between Manchester United and Chelsea was somehow even thinner. After 120 minutes of gruelling football that ebbed and flowed between...