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  1. DoDTS

    Memory Lane Episode No 7 Season 1931-32

    Here's Episode No. 7 of Season 1931-32 as was printed in the Southend v Bristol Rovers programme, I hope I haven't overdosed you all. Extracts from "The Forgotten Years of the Kursaal" by Peter William Baker No. 7 THE BIGGEST ATTRACTION IN THE THIRD DIVISION Record gates at Clapton Orient...
  2. DoDTS

    Memory Lane Episode No 4 Season 1931-32

    In these days of doom and gloom perhaps it's better to look back than forward so here's the next episode in season 1931-32: Extracts from the "Forgotten Years of the Kursaal" by Peter William Baker Researched from the Southend Standard No. 4 TWO MORE AWAY WINS, FOUR OUT OF FOUR Southend...
  3. DoDTS

    Memory Lane Episode No 3 Season 1931-32

    Forget all the current gloom and doom for a minute or two and go back in time for a couple of minutes with Episode 3 that appeared in the Southend v Leyton Orient programme: No. 3 A GOOD START NOW TWO HOME GAMES Southend had started the season with three straight wins, all by two goal margins...
  4. DoDTS

    Memory Lane Episode No 2 Season 1931-32

    Here is the second article about Season SEASON 1931-32 as was printed in the Southend v Millwall programme. DoDtS Extracts from the “Forgotten Years of the Kursaal”By Peter William Baker Researched from the Southend Standard No.2 A PROMISING START After finishing fifth in the League in...
  5. Trescothick Suffers Groundhog Day Again

    The news that Marcus Trescothick failed to overcome his demons to compete properly in the Champions League Twenty20 Trophy is desperately sad, but all the more tragic is how predictable this was. Trescothick is essential to any hopes of success Somerset harboured this Summer and went to great...
  6. DTS

    Question Is paying in bags of coppers pikey?

    My last weeks in this god forsaken bank that I work for are really dragging. I am basically not allowed to see customers in case I try and poach them yet the still expect the normal hours of work. Every other financial insitute would give you gardening leave but not my money grabbing lot...
  7. Bluesmanager

    Cinema Ticket Prices

    Seeing as I have Wednesday afternoons off and it costs me £5 and 45 minutes at best to get into college, I thought recently that I'd save the pound cxhange I get from the bus driver every day and use it to go to the cinema once a fortnight or so. Excellent plan. In theory. Went there today...
  8. yogi bear up the cagire

    Girls to the fore against Southampton 'Play for your club'

    Top scorers for Southend, Suzan, Dora, Amy, Yoko, Janet (Didn't know that my sister -in-law was that interested!), Rose. Apparenly all scored over 100,000 points in the last twenty-four hours.
  9. Aberdeen Shrimper

    The Uncomfortable Definition of an Infidel....

    Received this on an e-mail today..................not the usual "pass it on to everyone in your contacts" type of e-mail. The Uncomfortable Definition of an Infidel.... Allah or Jesus Christ? Islam is the fastest growing religion in the UK . Last month I attended my annual training...
  10. Ron Manager

    Brisbane vs St George

    Cold stubbies in the fridge? Check. Four And Twenty Pies warming in the oven for half time? Check. Big screen TV turned to Channel 9? Check Here we go, huge NRL Finals game tonight. Come On You Broncos! Meanwhile I'm getting more Aussie every day, oh well...when in Rome and all that.
  11. And Now to Sky, For the Greatest Show on Earth...

    My seat on the sofa is reserved, my snacks and drinks are set, my TV is set to channel 405 and we're all ready to go for the latest Summer Blockbuster that is transfer window deadline day 2009. At least, that's what Sky would have you believe is going on in living rooms across the country. The...

    Domestic Structure from 2010

    Here is the agreed structure .. my thoughts are in red The Domestic Structure, in accordance with ECB Articles, is subject to consultation with First Class Counties. The First Class Counties voted 13-5 to adopt the following domestic structure : •LV = County Championship has been given...
  13. Mohave Shrimper

    Rnd1 Heat 13: Battlestar Galactica v The Sopranos

    Battlestar Galactica (seany t) v The Sopranos (graysblue.jr) Battlestar Galactica (often abbreviated as BSG or just Galactica) is a British-Canadian-American military science fiction serial drama television series and part of the Battlestar Galactica franchise. The show was created by Glen...
  14. Bielzibubz

    Question Non Working Season Cards

    Firstly, sorry if this has been asked already but couldn't find anything. Like many others I had my season card taken off me at the Udders game due to it refusing to work. So far I haven't seen anything mentioned on the OS about when we are likely to get them returned and what would happen if...
  15. How Do You Solve A Problem Like KP?

    All summer it's been obvious something hasn't been right with Kevin Pietersen. In so much pain he couldn't walk down the stairs throughout the Twenty20 World Cup and pumped so full of cortisone he'd be oblivious to a gunshot wound during the first two tests, the news that Pietersen requires...
  16. pickledseal

    Breaking News Revelling In It - 15/7/09

    Revelling In It Revelling In It This week starring: Alan ‘Peter Jones’ McCormack Steve ‘I just love football’ Parmenter Adam ‘Blue blood runs through my veins’ Barrett Anthony ‘Rocky Balboa’ Grant Steve ‘Big Bird’ Mildenhall An introducing (again)….. Lee ‘Birdsnest hair’ Sawyer Personally...
  17. Uncle Leo

    Laurie Cunningham

    Former Orient and Real Madrid ( :O ) player Laurie Cunningham died twenty years ago today. This article from the Beeb is well worth a read... RIP Laurie Cunningham
  18. Napster

    Symonds sent home

  19. manor15

    Michael Owen: The End of an Era

    Just found this piece on a football fans site, it isn't written by a Liverpool or Newcastle fan but it sums the downfall of his career well. Thought it was worth a read.
  20. DTS

    Question Which one of the youth team three....

    Which one of the three youth team type players whatever they are called (YTS in my day) will have the most impact in the new season. Jonny Herd has already shown himself to be a class act when called upon if not a little niave which you would expect. He is expected to make a good impression but...