• Welcome to the ShrimperZone forums.
    You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which only gives you limited access.

    Existing Users:.
    Please log-in using your existing username and password. If you have any problems, please see below.

    New Users:
    Join our free community now and gain access to post topics, communicate privately with other members, respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and free. Click here to join.

    Fans from other clubs
    We welcome and appreciate supporters from other clubs who wish to engage in sensible discussion. Please feel free to join as above but understand that this is a moderated site and those who cannot play nicely will be quickly removed.

    Assistance Required
    For help with the registration process or accessing your account, please send a note using the Contact us link in the footer, please include your account name. We can then provide you with a new password and verification to get you on the site.

Question Wot are you looking forward to this Summer?

Mar 6, 2004
Suffolk 'em all
For me, a few obvious things, others a bit more unique. In no particular order:

1. The World Cup, watching every key game (and most of the others) where poss with a beer in hand. Might be a bit challenging at times, for the USA game I am helping out at junior school camp at a sloping field miles from anywhere with no electricity but plans afoot to set up water slide to keep the kids amused whilst all the adults crowd round a portable TV run off a car battery by the camp fire.

2. Watching Moyet in Ipswich's Christchurch Park on a Sat eve in late July (as side-kick to Jools Holland). Can't wait for this one, a hopefully warm sunny evening, a beer or two (theme starting to develop here), and the SS Flag will be flying high to remind her of the Shrimpers amongst all those three-thumbed Tractor folk.

3. Thursday 17 June when the new fixtures are announced. Away day trips planned to Accrington, Stevenage, Bury, Rotherham (if don't go up), Shrewsbury (brand new), Chesterfield (brand new), Morecambe (if don't go up, brand new), Lincon, Burton, Macclesfield, Bradford and maybe York to bring me up to about 80 grounds.

4. A Summer trip to Southend to watch Ron digging the first sod at FF.

5. Watching Steve Harley & ****ney Rebel at Ipswich in June.

6. A racing night at Newmarket...........with Spandau Ballet too!

And a few other things too. I won't miss watching the frustrating defeats of a paper thin squad from the last ten months, well, maybe I will, but not yet.

Here's to a great Summer!