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unbalanced

  1. Unbalanced nature of the current squad

    Last nights bench contained 5 midfield players, a goalkeeper and a striker. I fear for our promotion chances unless we sign extra players when the loan window opens,
  2. Real Outclassed in El Clasico to Forget

    Lionel Messi and Pedro Rodriguez sealed a dominant win for Barcelona in El Clasico, seemingly deciding the La Liga title race as Real were left out thought, out fought and out classed. This will, by no means, go down in history as an El Clasico to remember. Barcelona entered the contest coming...
  3. Slipperduke

    We Few, We Happy Few...

    Come on now, let’s see those chins off the ground. This is what supporting Southend is all about, isn’t it? Agony, frustration and the feeling that the world is ganging up on you? That’s what we do. Ain’t none of us here who signed up for success, glory and blanket coverage on Sky Sports...
  4. Stats

    English County System Needs A Revamp

    Having spent time out in Australia last xmas I watched quite a bit of cricket, both International and State. One obvious thing is there are only 6 Aussie state sides compared to 18 English county sides. They dont use overseas players in 4 day games therefore every game will see 22 Australians...
  5. Slipperduke

    Ta-raa Ronaldo!

    Beep beep! Come on Ronaldo, I'll drive you to the airport myself. It's long past time you left. I've had enough of the diving, the whining, the cheating, the feigning, the petulant tantrums and the rolling around on the ground and, you know what? I doubt I'm the only one. On behalf of my fellow...
  6. Slipperduke

    Shakhtar Uk-reign Supreme

    Shakhtar Donetsk 2-1 Werder Bremen (aet) Adriano, 25 Naldo, 35 Jadson, 97 We've been told for some time that a new footballing power is rising in the east and Shakhtar Dontesk's capture of the UEFA Cup is compelling evidence indeed . The Ukrainian giants, funded by a wealth of gas revenue and...
  7. Slipperduke

    This Article Took 3 Hours Of My Life...

    ....90 minutes to watch it, 90 minutes to write it. I'll never get that time back. Never. West Ham 0-0 West Bromwich Albion So West Bromwich Albion are just a pretty team are they? Tell that to Rob Green, the West Ham goalkeeper who felt the full wrath of the struggler's newly found nasty...
  8. Thorpe Groyney

    Media Catch On To Redknapp's Failings - At Last

    It's taken about 10 years but finally someone working in the media has articulated the same opinion I have held about professional ****ney loudmouth Harry Redknapp. From today's Mirror. I watched an old fella suffer badly the other night. My 71-year-old father-in-law has followed Burnley...
  9. Yorkshire Blue

    Telford is our season

    Our season could end Tuesday. We're already out of the League Cup so won't be beating Man U in that again. We're not going to Wembley in the LDV so that only leaves the league and the FA Cup. Whilst our league position is OK, the current team (including all the loanees) just isn't good enough...
  10. Slipperduke

    Platini Has Sold Us Out

    The arrival of Michel Platini as the head of UEFA was supposed to herald a new dawn for European football. It was the ascent of a footballing legend, a lover of the game, into a position of great power. What a shame that he's turned out to be just like the faceless bureaucrats he replaced...
  11. Slipperduke

    Fright Night For Scolari

    Hi all, apologies for the lack of these recently. Not been too well, so just been filing and then retiring back to my sick-sofa. Back now though with more ill thought-out, poorly constructed critiques of the rich and famous. And so without Freddy Adu.... If Manchester United's victory in...
  12. Richard_Cadette

    Best to wait until the dust settles

    I decided against posting last night when I got back, for 2 reasons really, 1 I was ridiculously tired, and 2. it's not always a good idea to post on here when emotions are runing high after a game such as that..... However, afrer a nights sleep (well a few hours) my opinion hasn;t changed...
  13. Slipperduke

    Hull City

    Hull City, a gritty northern side who were in the bottom division of English football just four years ago, are now 90 minutes away from the bright lights of the Premier League. Manager Phil Brown only took over in January 2007 when the Humberside team were paddling in the relegation zone, but...
  14. Slipperduke

    Javier Mascherano

    Javier Mascherano could not have contributed more to Manchester United’s victory without latching onto a Paul Scholes through-ball and rocketing it past Pepe Reina. So far this season, the Argentine midfielder has been the perfect example of a modern, defensive midfielder, but this weekend he...
  15. Wakering ShrimperMan

    Todays Bench.......

    Thought todays bench looked unbalanced. 4 Midfielders ( Maher,Moose,Black & Scannell) and Collis. Injury after 5 mins to Charlie Mac and no proper striking options. What happened to Hoops.....I saw him dashing away to the Car Park at 10 to 3.
  16. BoyWonder2

    Attacking Balance.

    I don't want to turn this thread into one where certain players (Harrold and Hunt seem to be the faviourites for this at the moment) but something that struck me on saturday was how unbalanced our attacking play was. By this I mean it all came down our left-hand side. Gower and Hammell were...
  17. Lee Bradbury is well hard - the view from the East Stand

    1-0 up from a great Bradbury goal it looked as if the Tilson has really put a squad together rather than a team and I was enjoying watching the rain falling through the flloodlights. It seemed as if League One teams (I thought Orient were ****e - Thornton excepted) were going to be easy meat for...
  18. shrimper loz

    Gower and Maher

    Last night proved that Maher and Gower are incredibly important to us if we are going to stay up this season and last night proved this. Without Gower we had no real creativity and threat down the lest and we really missed him last night. He always works hard for 90 minutes and still looks very...
  19. wiggy

    Jay Smith, surplus to requirements

    you play that clueless unbalanced clown Clarke in midfield having persisted with Guttridge out of form for months and now offload the best potential at the club when we are in dire straights as you did with Cole. What chance has he had to adapt to 1st team football, if we had stars all around...
  20. shrimper loz

    PETTEFER

    Put aside all this rubbish about pettefer being too negative. I think he should be given a chance. I think that JCR makes the side unbalanced and that if pettefer doesnt get a chance then Mitchell Cole should be played instead of him. However i think that having Both mitchell cole and Gower...
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