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JPT Final or Promotion?


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shrimperjon

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Is the thought of Wembley considered just a day out, or more important to you than that?

For me its the one sporting dream that remains in my catalogue. I have done FA cup Finals, Ive been to the Wrold Cup, attended many England games at the new and old stadium, Ive seen Essex in Lords finals, England at many grounds etc. I have been very fortunate to be able to do this. BUT, one thing remains and that is to see Southend walk out at Wembley.

We have come close on a few occasions and yes the Cardiff trips were great in their own right, but it wasnt Wembley. Im amazed by some on here who would rather risk players fitness to win a league game than get to Wembley.

When you support a lower league team such as ours, the opportunity to get to a final and everything that comes with it, occasionally makes it worth while. For us, beating Man Utd or drawing at Chelsea etc have been the big events in recent years and they are to be cherished but nothing will ever match the thought of travelling up to Wembley knowing that it is our team that is playing there. I would love to see us in the Prmier league, infact any league higher than we are, but realistically the Prem is out of reach, Championship possible, as proven before and League one a strong possibilty, but i would love to say just once that i saw Southend United play at Wembley.

I love this club, you have to, its not about glory, its not about trophies, but i can afford to go, i can afford to take my kids and we all love it, whether its League Two or League One. I dont care about the Premier League and all the circus that surrounds it, but i bet if you ask the fans of Stoke, Wigan, West Brom etc they would love a trip to Wembley....and as much as we would...just once, thats all!!!
 
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