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  1. BOT 90s albums: Urban Hymns - The Verve v OK Computer - Radiohead

    Me vs DingleyDangley....
  2. Battle of the 1990s British Albums

    After the Blur/Oasis tussle, anyone fancy a new one as is stoked a lot of discussion. So, any album by a British artist released between 1/1/90 to 31/12/99..... I'll start off with.... Urban Hymns - The Verve.
  3. Slipperduke

    Flakey Brazil Squeeze Through

    Brazil 1-0 South Africa Alves 88 If Brazil are to hold out any hope of victory in South Africa next summer, under-pressure boss Dunga needs to get to the bottom of the mystifying split-personality syndrome that haunts his team. Emphatic, energetic and effervescent against Italy and the USA...
  4. Slipperduke

    Spain Pacify Iraqi Resistance

    Spain 1-0 Iraq Villa 55 The trouble with winning well is that it never goes unnoticed. For every barnstorming 5-0 victory, resplendent with glorious passing and breathtaking goals, there's always a coach out there somewhere who watches it and thinks, 'that's not going to happen to me.' More...
  5. Slipperduke

    You Lucky *******s

    Only Tottenham could make such a simple task so ludicrously difficult. Only Tottenham could take an unloseable game and almost throw it away. Harry Redknapp has booked his place at Wembley for a second season running, but he won't kid himself that his team deserves it. Two late goals from Roman...
  6. Slipperduke

    Pre-Match Thread Southend Seek To Add To Scolari's Woes

    Don't panic on the first line, you haven't got the day wrong. This is for tomorrow's paper! Six months ago, who could have believed that Chelsea would see tonight’s trip to Southend as anything other than a formality? For just a brief period at the start of his reign, Luiz Felipe Scolari...
  7. Aberdeen Shrimper

    New Ford Fiesta

    Not to shabby!!!
  8. Slipperduke

    The Gunners

    Just occasionally, maybe once a year at most, there comes a football match so beautiful, so intense, so frantic and so scoop-your-jaw-up-off-the-floor exciting, that it's all you can do not to fall to the ground and openly weep in thanks that you were able to watch it. This was an epic struggle...
  9. Slipperduke

    Frank Rijkaard

    It's a sign of the times that two teams placed third in their domestic leagues can be led by managers under intense media pressure, but Barcelona's visit to Gelsenkirchen, home of Schalke 04, saw two halves of football that went a long way to explaining why. Frank Rijkaard has come in for...
  10. SZ BOTB Round 2..

    Sorry for the delay All . I was very busy this Morning with work would you believe..... Through to the Next Round we have the following....... PinkFloyd ( Blueblood) who beat The Verve ( SUFCESSEX)......36-22. The Beatles ( Libertine) who beat Queen ( Billericay Blue )......41-29. Muse...
  11. Interpol Shrimper

    SZ - BOTB Half-Time Scores (Day 1)

    Hello & welcome back to the studio where we can now summarise the current state of play in the eagerly awaited ShrimperZone Battle of the Bands 2007. Well, at half-time this week we're not seeing things as close as we have in other recent cup competitions. So far we've seen no huge shocks and...
  12. Lunch on the first day of SZ BOTB Round 1

    Early leads for several ... Muse ahead of Roni 21-8 Oasis suprisingly beating the Smiths ...25-13 Radiohead easily beating the 9 Inch Nails..20-9 The Beatles way ahead of Queen...25-12 Floyd only just ahead of the Verve ...18-13 The Jam Stonking The Killers....27-9 The Stones way ahead of the...
  13. SZ BOTB Round 1.... Pink Floyd v The Verve

    READ THREAD BEFORE VOTING SZ Battle Of The Bands Round 1. Voting closes in exactly 24 hours. In the First Round of the competition, Pink Floyd (Sponsored by Blueblood have been drawn against The Verve (SUFCESSEX) Post your Video clips, arguments, support and loathing. If both contenders...
  14. Clinton Baptiste

    The Verve Re-unite

    http://www.theverve.tv/
  15. 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

    Just heard about this book that was published late last year - some strange choices and (IMHO) some glaring ommisions. That said, I own 293 of these and have heard a further 108 giving me a respectable total of 401. To be honest, dying would be a favourable option to hearing most of the others...
  16. Hockley_Blues

    Reds have a sporting advantage

    From BBC News Looks like we need to wear our third strip more often....
  17. Leeboy

    Channel 4 100 Greatest Albums

    RADIOHEAD - OK Computer U2 - The Joshua Tree NIRVANA - Nevermind MICHAEL JACKSON - Thriller PINK FLOYD - Dark Side of the Moon OASIS - Definitely Maybe THE BEATLES - Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band MADONNA - Like a Prayer GUNS N' ROSES - Appetite For Destruction THE BEATLES...
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