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  1. Napster

    Tommy Widdrington

    has left Coventry and joined Brizzle Rovers https://www.coventrytelegraph.net/sport/football/football-news/coventry-citys-head-recruitment-leaves-14599482
  2. Rattus Norvegicus

    Graham Coughlan

    No particular reason for this post only it occurred to me that he has been a good "servant" to the club and has been there for quite a few years now. :thumbsup: Played well for us I thought and now quietly goes about his business as being assistant manager and rarely gets a mention on here (and...
  3. Napster

    Britan's Got Talent

    Last Saturday, one of the acts that went through was a young ballroom dancing couple. The boy, 16 year old Kai, is Tommy Widdrington's son.
  4. jamesmut2000

    Tommy Widdrington

    is now managing Eastbourne Borough - and has just signed Charles Ademeno for the rest of the season. I guess this means we're not paying him anymore!!
  5. Question Tommy Widdrington

    Anyone else spot him sitting rather sheepishly at the back of the East Stand yesterday taking notes on the game vs. Stevenage?
  6. Napster

    Tommy Widdrington

    Just seen on his Linkedin page, he's now manager of Hemel Hempstead.
  7. Shrimpergarry

    Tommy Widdrington

    Tommy was apparently one of 4 candidates considered for the Braintree job, which went to Alan Devonshire, according to this article: http://www.thisistotalessex.co.uk/sport/Wily-Devonshire-knows-hard-job-ahead-Iron/article-3595065-detail/article.html
  8. Pak Power

    Breaking News Sturrock not to replace Widdrington...yet

    It appears he would rather use any spare funds to increase the squad. Latest from BBC Essex Link:http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/s/southend_utd/9362126.stm
  9. Change in Fortune - Was Widdrington the problem?

    Athough I regularly view this site I am not moved to post comments but not being able to travel to away games and with the last two positive results against Cheltenham and Oxford I want to ask the following questions to those that have witnessed these wins: - 1. What if anything has changed -...
  10. Pre-Match Thread Southend United vs Wycombe Wanderers

    I hope I am not tempting fate with the weather but who is in and who is out of the team for Saturday ? I will start the thread by saying I don't think Widdrington will be shouting from the technical area for this, or any other match.
  11. OS... Tommy gone... officially

    Sounds like pushed
  12. Latest Rumours Widdrington walks

    Don't know why or when but ive just heard from a very reliable source that Tommy Widdrington has parted company with us.
  13. Shrimperstrust

    The Paul & Tommy Show - Q&A Report

    New Southend United management duo Paul Sturrock and Tommy Widdrington answered questions in an open forum for Shrimpers Trust members in the Shrimpers Bar at Roots Hall on Thursday evening. Rob Craven's report on the evening can be found here.
  14. Smiffy

    Q&A with Sturrock and Widdrington

    Anyone going to the Q&A this evening? Would be good if we could get some reports on here afterwards or during... Have the duo signed a contract? Are the players and staff being paid on time? Are there any loan deals in the pipeline? Is Sturrock happy with the quality and quantity of...
  15. widdrington

    Does anybody know why widdrington went to the directors box during the second half of saturdays game. He seemed to be talking to Ron Martin, but we were in the west stand, and couldn't actually see who he was talking too. seemed to be there for a good few minutes.
  16. Napster

    Tommy happy with win

    TOMMY HAPPY TO REGISTER FIRST WIN Posted on: Sat 31 Jul 2010 Assistant manager Tommy Widdrington was happy to register his first victory since moving to Southend United at the start of July on Saturday. Bilel Mohsni's 26th minute header was enough to claim a 1-0 victory against Eastbourne...
  17. Ricky Otto

    Tommy Widdrington fireworks?

    I play football with the sons of Gary Hill, former dagenham and rushden manager. Whenever I see him I ask about what's going on as he is good friends with Tilly and often has a few interesting tit bits. I didn't get anything on Tilly but Gary isn't the biggest fan of our new assistant manager, a...
  18. Smiffy

    Latest Rumours Sturrock & Widdrington/Players...

    Latest from the transfer rumours site. Obviously to be taken with a pinch of salt... 15 Jul 2010 13:22:50 New Southend United management duo, Paul Sturrock and Tommy Widdrington, are to seek urgent talks with Chairman, Ron Martin, on his return from his Cypriot holiday to seek immediate...
  19. KrustyTheKray

    My view on the last few days...

    Big welcome must go to Sturrock, & Widdrington on coming to the club, lets hope they can bring some much needed stability and success to our beloved club. I feel quite positive about them coming in as our new management duo, liking the positivity and the willingness to get stuck in to...
  20. Good News From The Training Ground.

    Just got back from the training ground. Started off badly with hearing about basic things the club could not afford and that they have to pay up front in cash if they really need something as no credit is given to them now, and everyone is chasing them for money. But I ended up coming away much...