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  1. Jonny_Stokes

    Post-Match Thread and Ratings Southend United 2-1 Peterborough United

    I'm going to take Jam_Man's job, just like the time I took the Spread. :finger: Onest Jonny's Hobjectiff View: Thought Peterborough were massively ineffective all-round and any League One team worth their salt should have won that game. They might as well have played with just Alnwick...
  2. 2015-16 Season Preview - Wigan Athletic

    Wigan Athletic Full Name: Wigan Athletic Football Club Founded: 1932 Nickname: The Latics Ground: DW Stadium - 25,138 Capacity Manager: Gary Caldwell 2014-15 Season: SkyBet Championship - 23rd Relegated We've Met Before First Time: 20th October 1980 - Southend 1-0 Wigan - English Division...
  3. Benfleet A1

    The Guardian Exposed

    The next time a link to The Guardian is rammed down your neck by those that would eat the rich, demand socialism and deny choice, then consider this. A list of Guardian contributors who demand equality for the downtrodden but have, of course, never experienced hardship and never will. I give...
  4. Peter Taylor

    According BBC Sport just signed former O's striker Chris Dagnall for his new charges Indian Super League side Kerala Blasters. He replaced former Watford, Liverpool, Man City and England goalkeeper David James as Manager.
  5. Cricko

    Zone Update TZ TravelZone

    A few years ago when Wino (Paul) was with SOL (an old SUFC forum) he approached us with the idea of joining forces on The Zone and taking his idea about away travel and ours of wanting a Zone supporters coach service forward. It is quite staggering how far TZ has grown since those days...From 1...
  6. BoyWonder2

    Peter Taylor as a manager

    Does anybody have Peter Taylor's record as Southend United manager? Also, what was he like as a manager for us?
  7. RHB

    Time for a change??

    I see that Spud Taylor has just received the grand order of the boot at Gillingham. Time for another wonderfully long thread about new(ish) managers we want to bring in?
  8. maninasuitcase

    Peter Taylor

    Just been sacked by the Gills.
  9. Cricko

    Last Day: Christmas Quiz. Cryptic 3.

    Ok last one people and a bit longer than the others..Some very easy, some not so. Have fun. :smiles: Cryptic capital cities: 1.Multiplying by two? - Dublin 2.Is this the place to get plastered? - Paris 3.Put father in a paper receptacle? - Baghdad 4.Reserve a peaceful break? - Bucharest...
  10. BOTB: QF3 - (Another Surrey Shrimper) Millennium Trilogy v Tinker Taylor SS (Rusty)

    Qf4, but you get my drift.... And finally....
  11. BOTB: Real QF draw...

    (Great Yarmouth Shrimper) All Quiet on The Western Front v Hitchhikers Guide 2TG (Drastic) (Tangled UIB) 1984 v Money (Rusty) (Mad Cyril) War Of the Worlds v To Kill a Mockingbird (DannyPav) (Another Surrey Shrimper) Millennium Trilogy v Tinker Taylor SS (Rusty) Ties starting next week, we'll...
  12. spoons

    Manager statue

    Arriving at Tranmere on Saturday, I saw a statue of ex manage Johnny King and wondered who would we choose as justifying such a tribute. Tilson, Fry, Webb, Smith, Taylor, Sturrock ....................................
  13. Memory Lane John McKinven

    It is with deep sadness that I have heard of the death of former Shrimper John McKinven on July 25th.aged 73. He was one of my early hero's who joined Southend from Raith Rovers as an inside left. It was however when he switched to outside left that he became a real crowd favourite. His nickname...
  14. RHB

    10 Weirdest song lyrics of all time

    The Beeb have just published the results of the 10 weirdest song lyrics of all time competition, with the Killers coming in at no 1. Anyone got any better ones?? The Killers, Human "Are we human, or are we dancer?" The Beatles, I Am The Walrus "I am the eggman, they are the eggmen, I am...
  15. Mini Shrimp

    Phil Brown yes Peter Taylor on Sky Sports News tonight

    Phil Brown and Peter Taylor on Sky Sports News tonight ​Seems as though both Phil Brown and Peter Taylor have been chosen to be on the Sky Sports News panel to report the World Cup final tonight!
  16. 2014/15 Season Preview - Exeter City

    Exeter City Nickname: The Grecians, City Founded: 1904 Ground: St.James' Park Capacity: 8,541 Manager: Paul Tisdale 2013-14 Season: League Two - 16th Transfers Ins: NONE Outs: Artur Krysiak (Yeovil), Jake Gosling (Bristol Rovers), Jacob Wannell, Sam Parkin, John O'Flynn, Alan Gow, Elliott...
  17. GWR on Saturday

    Not so much a pre-match although it can be but a question. My dad who is just 80 played for GWR for a number of years having been at Canvey Island with a young Peter Taylor and Grays and a few others. I remember at GWR playing regularly with dear old Les Stubbs. Anyhow whilst he goes with me 5...
  18. Breaking News Peter Taylor

    ..... has been appointed Gillingham's Interim Manager, following Martin Allen's sacking yesterday.
  19. bigSouthendFanDan

    Martin Taylor

    Apparently Martin Taylor is having a medical with us, the former Watford centre back.
  20. Smiffy

    Breaking News 11 registered players

    Following on from Brown's appearance on Talk Sport this morn. He said "We ARE under Embargo, but as we only have 11 registered players I can still sign another 9. I have recently signed up 4 or 5 young lads to bolster the squad and recommended Dan Bentley to Peter Taylor for the England under...