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Memory Lane New Book on Southend United


The PL League Boss⭐
Apr 28, 2006
PL Headquarters Hullbridge
If you have enjoyed the series of articles on Shrimperzone or in the programmes on the Southend United at the Kursaal you may be interested to know that the book has now been released.

The Forgotten Years of the Kursaal -
The Home of Southend United 1919-1934

By Peter William Baker
Published by Dave Goody and Peter Miles’s - Shrimper Publishing Ltd.

The book is 390 pages long and contains match reports of 630 league matches, nearly as many reserve games, 30 odd cup games plus benefit games, pre season trial match etc,. It also contains Supporters Club notes, travel arrangements, letters to the papers, crowd disturbance reports, ground improvements etc. It also contains pictures, cartoons, programme covers, tables etc. And it also includes items on local non-football Southend news and events during this period. The book has taken over a year to complete and gives a more complete record of this fifteen year period than has ever been published before, and is hopefully clear enough that the reader can re-live and understand this forgotten but important period of Southend United history, in a book which can be browsed or read cover to cover.

This time may be gone but the passion and enthusiasm for Southend United was the same then as now and this fifteen year diary of the club hopefully clearly demonstrates this.

The Book is available at Waterstone’s Southend High Street or Waterstones on-line

or on-line at Shrimper Publishing Ltd, http://www.shrimperpublishing.co.uk/index.php?page=shop&shop_cat_id=19606

or the Shrimpers Trust either in the Shrimpers Club before games or on-line as below

or on-line Amazon

or for City Workers it is available from
"Bob's Book Exchange"
11 Devonshire Row (almost opposite the Bull Pub)

Shop open Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 19.00 pm

Priced £14.99

If anyone buys the book I hope you enjoy it, I have loved every minute of researching and writing it, any feedback is always welcome.

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