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|Doughnuts to No44 . |
at 20:56 3 Nov 2019
World champion for the sixth time, congrats to Lewis Hamilton, who always fly the flag.
|Swing low sweet chariot .|
at 18:39 1 Nov 2019
Best wishes to the England Rugby guys, bring the Webb Ellis Trophy back home tomorrow please.
Remember being in the LB limo to somewhere when we last won in 2003, so looked it up.
Most definitely grottiest hostery visited in our travels and a 4-0 away defeat ... Where?
A moment in sport when you remember your location .
|Match of the Week.|
at 18:57 25 Oct 2019
Happy Birthday to Anglia TV sixty years old this weekend.
Gerry Harrison, Stuart Jarrold and many U's games on Sunday afternoon .
Stand out memories, Brentford keeper Chic Brodie being bitten by the dog .
|TV snippet |
at 06:51 22 Oct 2019
U's feature on the TV snippet on BBC regards Jeff Astle and the connection between dementia / football career.
For those without black and white the U's are not in the stripes !!
Black and white clip shows Bobby Cram beaten to the cross which Jeff Astle headers onto the upright, leaving goalie Graham Smith floundering . Close up of Jeff Astle then shows Eric Burgess (with large sideburns )in the foreground.
One thing to note the old club / borough badge .
|The walk off .|
at 07:50 19 Oct 2019
Now away from the full glare of international football, I wonder how many walk off will be triggered by racism in the domestic programme.
Heart say none, head says some .
|Kemi joins the Regency|
at 06:14 16 Oct 2019
Former U's favourite Kemi Izzet has been installed has the new manager of Brightlingsea Recent .
|War of the WAG's|
at 06:32 10 Oct 2019
Finally some proper football news .
at 19:04 12 Sep 2019
Notice that Rotherham have swapped round home and away dug outs due to superstition and trying to change there luck .
Any one superstitious ?
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|Tottenham Xi - Yesteryear ! |
at 20:51 5 Sep 2019
Brindley Eastman Wynter KVY
Massey Gilbey Moncur Garvan Ambrose
Subs Briggs & Kent .
at 17:05 5 Sep 2019
U's make another signing in previous loanee, Callum Harriott .
|Hoarding . |
at 18:10 15 Aug 2019
With the eminent departure of KVY, it will now look unlikely that the scouts will be flocking down to JsCS for future investments, at least for the next couple seasons has time is required for any new blood to establish themselves .
Only Senior would be on anyone's radar, no hoarding here though, the cupboard is pretty much bare thereafter.
|Centenary Debutants |
at 18:20 5 Aug 2019
900th player up.
100: Robert Brown v Swindon Town (reserves), 23rd February 1946
200: Cliff Birch v Swindon Town, 21st August 1954
300: Ken O'Rourke v Chesham United, 16th November 1968
400: Allan Hunter v Crewe Alexandra, 15th May 1982
500: Mike Masters v Wycombe Wanderers, 24th November 1990
600: Lomana Tresor Lua Lua v Chesterfield, 9th January 1999
700: Matt Connolly v Sheffield United, 11th August 2007
800: Cian Bolger v Peterborough United, 26th October 2013
900: Andre Hasnally v Port Vale, 3rd August 2019
at 17:51 25 Jul 2019
Released striker Mikael Mandron has signed for Gillingham.
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|A Millers Tale |
at 08:40 21 Jul 2019
Youngest debutant for the U's, Todd Miller has signed for the Seagulls.
U's Director of Football Tony Humes had mixed feelings about the news, explaining: "I'm torn between being delighted for Todd and disappointed we won't see more of him in a U's shirt."
"The element of disappointment is there because we want to develop our players and see them progress into the first team here in north Essex, that's the main aim of the Academy."
"But when a young player gets an opportunity to be at a Premier League side and feels that step is best for him, there's no way we would stand in his way and we all wish him the best of luck.
Could this become a worrying trend of academy players to jump first team football for a better step in development at PL level .
No detail of the transfer, do we get extras, upon appearances etc .
Was he just better than the rest within the club ?
|Fifty years on .|
at 08:02 20 Jul 2019
Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon .
James Burke on the TV .
Where were you, on the potty or down the pub ( places at end of every street ).
|Needham need him . |
at 06:24 19 Jun 2019
Academy coach / manager Kevin Horlock has left the club to run the Needham Market academy . He swapped roles with Wayne Brown in the last few seasons in managing Maldon and Tiptree and U's U23 .
|Nations League Final. |
at 17:16 6 Jun 2019
Notice the Chuckaturd Trophy has gone international.
The Portuguese think it's all over .. It is now !!
Cheer up Cristiano, oh what can it mean .
Book that open top bus for (?) Burton .
Lets hope it is a precursor for bigger prizes in a otherwise bare cabinet, apart from the Rous Cup .
at 12:15 2 Jun 2019
Oh dear. Not a good advert for the PL. Between both goals looked very much like a exhibition game between two PL sides who got to play during a winter break ( because it did not snow ), or somewhere just has a public relations exercise to gain extra finance .
Or was it to much to expect after the semi's ?
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|Our DNA .|
at 17:32 28 May 2019
It's all in our DNA , according to Mcmanager .
Well looking at the Pyrex test tube, two separated colours, obviously blue and white . Needs to be shaken vigorously every other week, otherwise falls flat. Occasionally gets very excited and gets good results when tested , does not like being in the cup !
All those days watching Magnus Pike finally paid off !!
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