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  1. Favourite biting/stinging insect.

    Following a recent boating trip around the home counties - what is your favourite biting/stinging insect?
  2. Recession? Immigration? No, Women's Football!!

    The country is in a deep recession, masses remain unemployed, the National Health Service is understaffed and immigration is spiralling out of control. Forget all of that, The FA are not doing what they're told! Sports Minister Gerry Sutcliffe took precious time out of his schedule of claiming...
  3. Lessons in PR by Geoffrey "The Spin" King.

    Lesson Number One: Trying to sell a player? Make sure they know we think he's crap. That's right, you heard. There's no need to wax lyrical about what a hard worker he is, or how much he brings to the team morale. Some of us think he's crap and that's all they need to know. That way, you see...
  4. CC51DAS

    Breaking News Club to install live web-cam at RH

    Smarting from the stinging criticism about the lack of information regarding the new pitch - see http://www.shrimperzone.com/vb/showthread.php?t=52296 the club have been quick to respond and following contact from the club's commercial(?) department I have learned that they will be...
  5. Winkle

    Gave me a liitle chortle!

    I'm sure that upon reading this, you'll nod your head in agreement as you will all have experienced most, if not all of the scenarios listed. If you haven't you need more fiber..... The Perfect Dump Every once in a while everyone experiences the perfect dump. It's rare but a real thing of...
  6. Slipperduke

    Chelsea into the final.

    When Petr Cech acrobatically tipped Steven Gerrard's late shot over the bar, he prevented Chelsea from having to win their second leg 3-0 in order to progress to the Final. When John Arne Riise stooped to head past Pepe Reina, he left the London side needing just a goalless draw to book their...
  7. scrounger


    Lowering the tone a bit here but it is an essential discussion topic IMO: To whom it may concern: Taking A Dump... I'm sure that upon reading this, you'll nod your head in agreement as you will all have experienced most, if not all of the scenarios listed. If you haven't you need more...
  8. SUFC Forever

    Eastwood Dropped By Wales

    See Freddy was dropped by Wales for their game v San Marino tonight. Sat on the bench as sub but never got on. He was taken off on Saturday after 55 minutes of Wales disasterous defeat by Cyprus, prompting John Toshack's stinging criticism of the attitude of many of his players during and...
  9. South Bucks Shrimper

    I quit

    It's a quarter to 1 in the morning. My eyes are stinging. The affect of this evening's beer is starting to wear off. My laptop says I must connect to power it it will shut down. I am struggling to keep up with all the posts, they are appearing faster than I can read them. I'll catch up in...
  10. Winkle

    10 things I miss about being a kid!

    Having grown up in the 70s/80s, I am just curious what other shrimpers liked or disliked about their youth! Here are some of mine! 10 Things I liked! (1) 5p jambori bags! (2) spud guns! (3) saturday morning cinema! (4) Scrumping! (5) Staying out and playing runouts till the the street lights...
  11. Richard_Cadette

    Burnley Away - My Thoughts....

    After a long and laborious drive home, and a distint lack of sleep, I just wanted to air my thoughts on last nights game. POSITIVES Defence - For the first time this season, looked very strong asa Unit. I have been saying it for a couple of months now, and finally it happened, and Lewis Hunt...
  12. fbm

    The fbm view and ratings

    ...is the main SZ report.  But I've posted it here anyway in case there are problems or delays in getting it up. A shape of things to come as Blues tied in Notts All of a sudden, people have begun to notice Southend and there have been some very decent and complimentary comments made about...
  13. fbm

    The fbm view and ratings

    Just got back after a superb night out. Missed the first 15 minutes (that's another story) but gather from those around me that it was fairly even.  Colchester seemed a little more on top but Blues were knocking the ball about well.  Then, Wayne Gray laid the ball off well, Gower cut in from...