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|At last |
at 20:06 26 Oct 2021
After a few e mails and lots of delay hopefully this post will come up with my new user name
Goodbye gsy163 hello Madeira163
I wish the post Brexit red tape here was as quick
5 weeks on container with my motorcycles still in UK
Every office I go to here costs money
However very acceptable lunch with a few drinks 23€
Spare room available to col u fans
at 22:31 27 Sep 2021
I’ve relocated to Madeira at last
I’ve had permission to change my name to Madeira163
|You don’t want to be me !!!!|
at 14:41 11 Mar 2021
If watching Colchester hasn’t been bad enough over the last 3 months and the appointment of another manager with no league experience.
Spare a thought my other team Maritimo currently sit slap bang bottom of the Portuguese Liga , other than an amazing victory in Porto it’s been like watching Colchester in Portuguese!!!
Like Mr Cowling the president sacked the manger and today the new manager unveiled a Julio Velázquez
Having googled him he has been a manager for 20 years and managed 20 clubs WTF
It’s enough to drive one to drink !!!!!!
Non league and segunda liga for me next year
at 22:31 23 Feb 2021
Colchester United can confirm that Steve Ball has left his role as U's Head Coach.
Owner and Chairman Robbie Cowling said: "Following the game tonight and a discussion I had with Steve, it was decided that the best way forward was for him to leave his position as Head Coach."
"Steve has been with the club in different capacities for a long time and I would like it placed on record our thanks to him for his hard work and dedication."
"The club will make no further comment at this time."
|And you thought watching Col Utd was stressful |
at 17:43 28 Jan 2021
As you know, and by my account picture I also follow Maritimo from Madeira in the Portuguese Liga
Last night 1/4 final Portuguese cup v Estoril from division below.
Having been taken to extra time by a forth tier team two rounds ago upset always on the card
But having beaten Sporting last round !!!
1-0 up at 90 mins 7 min added time concede a penalty in the 10th yes 10th minute of extra time !!
Then lost 1-3 in extra time
I think I’ll start watching netball !!
at 12:01 19 Dec 2020
Nice 2 page write up about Jevani in the Sun this morning.
Although as usual factually wrong.
Apparently he signed for us in the Summer after having been loaned to FCR by Cambridge.
No mention of Spurs Pananka penalty lol
|Cheltenham away 1/9|
at 13:27 30 Jul 2018
My daughter is currently doing a PHD in Cardiff
Phoned the other day , gran bought me a car it’s in Guernsey, I’m coming to collect it but nervous about driving in Uk for first time , would I go with her and fly back , obviously I agreed as a good father. Tickets booked for 31/8 , I’ll find something to do on Saturday Dad , ok I said , then looked at fixtures !!!! I think Cardiff to Cheltenham good motorway experience , I take it Wessex you’ll be there ???? Be good to meet at last
at 13:06 6 Mar 2018
About to depart Guernsey for Clacton to bury my bestie , spent many many hours together at Layer Road and beyond .
Also many beers sunk at British Grennie and Bricklayers.
He was 63 he had issues in his rear end he did nothing for three years. Went to GP a couple months ago , saw him 6/2 he had full diagnosis 8/2 dead 10 days later.
Gentlemen, please please check places you maybe embarrassed checking if in doubt see your doctor , don’t ignore it. If caught early 90% curable , in Guernsey bowel cancer 3rd most frequent cancer.
Check your poo check your balls
at 15:46 19 Aug 2017
So how many people tried it out.
I'm watching my second game , quite impressed , compared with £40 a year just to listen thought £110 not a bad deal.
Only issue would appear to be a few second delay on sound so you hear the groans of another wasted change after the event. But overall quite happy , and £110 cheaper than one flight from Guernsey
|Shock news received in Gsy|
at 19:11 4 Jul 2017
I hear news that Fred and Hazel (Host and Hostess) at the Bricklayers are off at the end of month. Sad news always a very agreeable pint.
|My Layer Road|
at 18:29 7 Jan 2017
You will be aware of the fantastic book outlining the history of Layer Road written and compiled by Matt Hudson and Jim French.
When the book was first released I was bought a copy by my daughter , what a brilliant read.
However since then my sister has also bought it as a birthday present and for Christmas this year guess what my son bought me , yes copy number 3
I have had them on E Bay but no takers
I would love to let someone who loves Col U get a bargain
The book retails at £25/26 but happy to let my two spare copies go at £18 including post costs a saving of a tenner.
Any interest please inbox me
PS please don't share this post on official forum my sisters husband is on there and I haven't had the heart to tell any of them I already had the book
at 13:44 9 Sep 2016
Can someone who is going to the game on Saturday do me a favour.
Mrs A is getting jumpy as only 107 sleeps till Santa arrives !!
I like watches, I know the club shop has a watch , however no image on the website.
I have put it up on the OMB and Matt promised to speak to the shop but nothing.
I have called and e mailed shop but never a had a call back or reply.
So if someone could pop in shop take a snap and post it on here I would be every so grateful.
at 13:43 8 Feb 2015
In the Sun (so it must be true) Luke refusing to sign his new contract, due to still being 3rd in pecking order at Everton. Don't think he'd drop down to the third (or 4th) tier permanently, but happy to see him back till end of season when he becomes free agent
|Techno heads/ Sat|
at 11:22 3 Dec 2014
Living in back of beyond where BT doesn't play, not having Sky everything and Pub landlords who will only be showing Premier league dross on Sunday.
Where my computer buffs will the best place to find it on the interweb ??????
at 18:48 19 Nov 2014
The Guernsey FC bubble seems to have well and truly burst, 3 points off the drop zone , 10 defeats and worst defensive record in Ryman South.
Ross Allen not played much , were they really a one man team !!!
Last night set new record 8-0 defeat
at 16:55 13 Sep 2014
Slow start for the green lions
Ross Allen the prolific scorer declined to take part in pre season so stuttered start
Lost in FA Cup Qualifier against Worthing
in the last week 2 games 2 wins
the last being a 8-1 victory over Three Bridges(Allen 3)
Sorry for lack of updates
at 15:20 9 Aug 2014
My wife dragged me into this century and bought an I Phone 4S
Is it possible to listen to U's Player on it
I tried got signed in but no sound ????
at 15:13 20 Feb 2014
So the Swansea Manager has likened playing Napoli in the Europa league to playing Colchester in the paint pot trophy.
Have we ever played them in the trophy and if so did we win ????
at 14:30 13 Sep 2013
Just bought ticket for Bristol away
Who else going and where would one head to for pre match ale ???
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