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  1. Chalky

    Northampton town trust crowd fund

    If anyone wants to do their good deed for today heres your chance. Northampton Town trust have set up a crowd funding page in the hope of raising £100,000 to give the club some breathing space somewhat. Or help pay a bill. Im not entirely sure but I know if they reach the target it will help the...
  2. Napster

    New quiz

    ps I'm sure some of you can cheat and look at google, but try not to. 1) Who are the following: "My brother Ken, brother in law Arthur, Peter Starkey, Henry Turnage, Ernie Bibby and his mate Fred, Chango Wayland" 2) Who said this and when "Miracles do happen, what a birthday present. That is...
  3. Rattus Norvegicus

    F.A. Cup 2015 - 1st Round - Scunthorpe (A)

    It's the last of the qualifying rounds on Saturday - the BBC have highlighted Lee Bradbury's Waterlooville who travel up to Cheltenham. Other ex-league clubs still in the competition include Tranmere, Grimsby, Rushden and Torquay. Of a more local nature Braintree host Harlow Town. Anyway, I...
  4. Rusty Shackleford

    The Clock Ticks On

    From Mark Steyn: The world divides into those who sincerely believe in that "Coexist" sticker and those who think it's a delusional evasion. After all, if it weren't for that big Muslim crescent "C" at the front, you wouldn't need a bumper sticker at all: That peace-symbol "O"? It's Muslims...
  5. yogi bear up the cagire

    Down on their uppers..........a crisis closer to home

    Found this article on the Independent on line. Whether or not you are a lover of Northampton Town, this is a sad story which will strike a chord with some aspects of our own situation. I can only empathise with the feeling of Cobblers' supporters and hope that things will turn out for the best...
  6. Comparisons to 10 years ago

    The thread earlier about the 2004-2005 promotion team got me thinking and it occurred to me there are quite a few comparisons currently to our situation 10 seasons ago. Some of these are: - Recent LDV / JPT final appearance losing 2-0 to a league 1 team from the north west - Blowing automatic...
  7. Shrimperstrust

    Under 18's Match Report Youth Team Lose Out To Luton Town - Saturday 10th October 2015

    Southend United U18s lost out in their top-of-the-table clash with Luton Town at Boots & Laces as the Hatters fought back from behind to record a 2-1 victory. Rob Craven's match report can be found here.
  8. Essex Senior Cup

    For those that are interested in the Essex Senior Cup, and interested in watching our youth fringe team, we have been drawn at home to Redbridge from the Ryman North league. Full fixture list is on the echo link below...
  9. manor15

    Post-Match Thread and Ratings Crawley Town 0-3 Southend United

    Great result and into the third round of the JPT, Pig's second brace in a week!
  10. RHB

    Official Match Thread Crawley Town vs Southend United

    Crawley Town v Southend United So, the starting eleven is: Bentley White (c), Bolger, Prosser, Coker Atkinson, Wordsworth, Deegan; Weston, Pigott, Payne. Subs: Worrall, Timlin, Mooney, Leonard, Williams
  11. Ref Watch ..... Crawley A JPT

    This may not be Prosser's best ever week. Three days after horribly mis-kicking for Saturday's decisive own goal, he is confronted with a referee who has booked him 5 times in 4 matches ! Tomorrow's referee is Tim Robinson from Bognor Regis (not to be confused with the cricket umpire of the...
  12. RHB

    Pre-Match Thread Crawley Town v Southend United JPT

    We start on our quest for another Wembley appearance against the Creepies on Tuesday. Some will welcome it, others want us out of it asap. I'm in the want it camp, I don't think I could ever tire of watching the team walk out at Wembley. Anyway, what team will Phil put out on Tuesday? My guess...
  13. Napster

    a 1990s quiz special

    1) In the 91/2 season we played which country's international XI in a pre-season friendly and what was the score? 2) In the 96/7 season, we played 2 testimonials, one for Frankie Banks, who was the other one for? 3) In the 98/9 season, we played 2 away league games in front of less than 2,000...
  14. AndyT

    TV Highlights Southend United 0 Shrewsbury Town 1

  15. Jam_Man

    Post-Match Thread and Ratings Southend United vs Shrewsbury Town

    Post and ra(n)tings here... Started off pretty tight but Shrewsbury got stronger as it went on and I dont remember us having a shot first half. Started to run out of ideas and hopeful balls were all we could manage which they picked off with ease. Second half had a good first few minutes then...
  16. Official Match Thread Southend United V Shrewsbury Town

    Team sheet:
  17. RHB

    Pre-Match Thread Southend United v Shrewsbury Town

    Shrewsbury on Saturday at Roots Hall. They currently sit two places and one point below us in the table so it's all to play for. Not being at the Peterborough game I'm reliant on those of you who saw it first hand to nominate the starting eleven. My only proviso is that Hunt starts up front...
  18. Next Permanent Peterborough Manager - SkyBet Odds

    He won't leave, but Brown is 33/1 to become the next Peterborough boss. Full List: Steve Evans - 4/6 - Most Recent Job: Currently at Rotherham Graham Westley (He was at the game on Saturday) - 3/1 - Most Recent Job: Stevenage FC Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink - 12/1 - Most Recent Job: Currently at...
  19. Napster

    Quick quiz

    1) which two footballers (one previously played for us, one was yet to play for us) were fined after being sent off for an on-field punch up? 2) Which former player has the middle name "Memphis" 3) Who played 15 times for Guadeloupe? 4) Which on-loan player once cost Spurs 300k but never played...
  20. Shrimperstrust

    Under 18's Match Report Cobblers Win Continues Successful Streak For U18s - Saturday 22nd August 2014

    Southend United U18s continued their perfect start to the 2015/16 campaign by recording a fourth straight win, the latest success coming courtesy of a 3-2 triumph at Northampton Town. Rob Craven's match report can be found here.