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Following on from the A to Z of World Cup Memories (here), an A to Z of Shrimpin' Memories.

A - Angell's goal against West Ham
B - Benjy putting the ball in the Bury net
C - Champions under Tilson and Brush
D - Drewe's goal against Col U to take us to Wembley
E -
F - Freddy's goal versus Manchester United
G - Goalkeeper switch by Sturrock with Bentley coming on for the JPT penalties against Oxford
H - Hails away at Middlesboro
I -
J - "Jupp! Take a touch, Jupp! Take a..... GOAL!!!!!" :-D
K - Friendly Karen Brady chants: "There's a circus in the town"
L - Liverpool, Champions of Europe, held to a 0-0 against Southend in the snow
M - McDonough scores against Shilton
N - Newcastle 4-0 to go top of the league
O -
p - Peter Clarke's last minute equaliser at Chelsea
Q -
R - Ricky Otto's inflatable hammer
S - Sir Stanley Collymore!
T - Timlin's open head wound in the play-offs versus Stevenage
U -
V -
W - Wycombe at Wembley - "One half of Wembley erupts!"
X - X-Rated tackle by Pat Scully at Bury
Y -
Z - Zaboub because 'find a better one'
 
A - April 7th. 1993. Southend United 1 (Angell) West Ham 0. Tell me boys, how does THAT feel.
B - Benjy putting the ball in the Bury net
C - Champions under Tilson and Brush
D - Derek Payne spanking David Speedie in front of the East
E -
F - Freddy's goal versus Manchester United
G - Goalkeeper switch by Sturrock with Bentley coming on for the JPT penalties against Oxford
H -
I -
J - "Jupp! Take a touch, Jupp! Take a..... GOAL!!!!!" :-D
K - Friendly Karen Brady chants: "There's a circus in the town"
L -
M -
N -
O - Old Blue Lady
p -
Q -
R - Ricky Otto's inflatable hammer
S - Sunderland at Roots Hall in the fog and the goal the away fans didn't see
T - Timlin's open wound at Stevenage
U -
V -
W - Wycombe at Wembley - "One half of Wembley erupts!"
X - x-rated tackle by Pat Scully at Bury
Y -
Z -
 
Lol, I was going to suggest "One half of Wembley erupts!" for "O", but quite grateful for the mention instead! :blush:

L - for Liverpool, Champions of Europe held to a 0-0 draw in the snow
 
P - Pete Clarke last minute equaliser at Stamford Bridge
T - Tes "The cat" Bramble in goal
N - Neville Southalls's save at Goodison Park
 
Stan Collymore needs to be in there somewhere. The most exciting few months of football I've had the pleasure to watch at Roots Hall
 
Q - Queens Park Rangers F.A Cup 3rd Rd Jan 75 at Roots Hall. They were top or 2nd in old First Division, & had a team full of household names, including Dave Webb.
We were 0-1 at half time, they scored again in 2nd half, then we scored twice at North Bank end within a few minutes. There was nearly a mini Ibrox disaster as 100's surged down to the wall.
QPR were lucky to hang on for a draw that day.
 
Z - Zaaboub for the simple reason that no other memory will start with Z, unless you opt for my wife who swore never to go to a game again after a bitterly cold Februrary game Vs Donny (I think) where we entertained Toellandback at a terminally dull 0-0 draw. :hilarious:
 
Don’t know where it fits in but Scott Forbes goal against Canvey Island in the FA cup.
 
Following on from the A to Z of World Cup Memories (here), an A to Z of Shrimpin' Memories.

A -
B - Benjy putting the ball in the Bury net
C - Champions under Tilson and Brush
D -
E -
F - Freddy's goal versus Manchester United
G - Goalkeeper switch by Sturrock with Bentley coming on for the JPT penalties against Oxford
H -
I -
J - "Jupp! Take a touch, Jupp! Take a..... GOAL!!!!!" :-D
K - Friendly Karen Brady chants: "There's a circus in the town"
L -
M -
N - Newcastle at home 4-0 we are top of the league
O -
p -
Q -
R - Ricky Otto's inflatable hammer
S - Sunderland at Roots Hall in the fog and the goal the away fans didn't see
T -
U -
V -
W - Wycombe at Wembley - "One half of Wembley erupts!"
X -
Y - Yeovil (huish bloody cold away end)
Z -
 
Aldershot floodlights!

Hawaiian shirts for the Goat's farewell.

Lenny's track back against Bury.
 
O , One off King Billy Best was a one off player the likes that will never be seen at Roots Hall again :Worthy::Worthy::Worthy:.
 
Some good shouts so far. Can't get them all in.

A - Angell's goal against West Ham
B - Bentley's heroics at Wembley
C - Champions under Tilson and Brush
D - Drewe's goal against Col U to take us to Wembley
E - Evening kick-offs on Friday nights
F - Freddy's goal versus Manchester United and the double against Swansea
G - Goalkeeper switch by Sturrock with Bentley coming on for the JPT penalties against Oxford
H - Hails away at Middlesboro
I - Ian Benjamin putting the ball in the Bury net
J - "Jupp! Take a touch, Jupp! Take a..... GOAL!!!!!" :-D
K - Friendly Karen Brady chants: "There's a circus in the town"
L - Liverpool, Champions of Europe, held to a 0-0 against Southend in the snow
M - McDonough scores against Shilton
N - Newcastle 4-0 to go top of the league
O - Orient for the two - legged victory in 2013 that took us to a Wembley cup final
p - Peter Clarke's last minute equaliser at Chelsea
Q - Quickest debut goal - 7 seconds by Freddy v Swansea
R - Ricky Otto's inflatable hammer
S - Sir Stanley Collymore!
T - Timlin's open head wound in the play-offs versus Stevenage
U - Undefeated against Manchester United
V - Victory at Colchester's new ground 21/2/09
W - Wycombe at Wembley - "One half of Wembley erupts!"
X - X-Rated tackle by Pat Scully at Bury
Y -
Z - Zaboub because 'find a better one'
 
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E-Evening KO on a Friday night
I- Injury time in extra time.
 
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