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Parking in Southend?
at 17:57 14 Oct 2019

My friends and I are looking to spend time in Southend from lunch time to probably into evening ( having a meal after the game before coming home. So I’ve Just been looking for parking . Seems very expensive ( via this parking on people’s driveways as no flat fee but hourly). Not sure what council car parks are , of if it’s possible for off road parking ( somehow doubt it ).

Any suggestions guys please? ...... Gatwick too far as is Southend Airport !
Motherwell fans singing Twist & Shout ..... lol
at 16:16 12 Oct 2019

We could, couldn’t we ?

Motherwell fans sing 'Twist and Shout' 👏

🎥 TW/BestChantsUK
A warm glow........
at 09:24 6 Oct 2019

Oh my God! 😮, is this really happening? Are Town REALLY 7 points clear, ( in the automatic promotion slots), with a game in hand, a quarter of the way through the season. We haven’t even got out of 2nd gear yet, from the games I’ve seen.

How things have changed since the Messiah, Paul Lambert took over less than a year ago. I now look forward to games, and walk to the ground with a spring in my step. Mind you , it’s been so long, so very long, in fact over 15years since Town fans have had anything to shout or get excited about, that even now, I still can’t allow myself to believe we will win when that whistle goes. It’s almost as if I’m a participant in wonderful dream, but if I turn over , the magic will evaporate, and I’ll wake up to find we still have the boring Mr McCarthy here at Portman Road, with the Yorkshireman’s ethos of , “we start wi a point, and il take that all day long”! Playing with 9 men behind the ball at home, rarely venturing over the half way line.

Under Paul Lambert, we now have glimpses of “ sexy” football ( McCarthy). We have wing backs that attack, we have Skuse showing his true Calibre, and 2 strikers terrorising defences. We have Chambers playing in a back three, showing that he is a good player, and leader. And we have a goal keeper that can finally catch and kick the ball! But best all of all, we have a manager that respects the fans, communicates with the fans, and engages with us, the like of which we haven’t seen since Bobby Robson’s days. The players are at one with the fans, and the fans are making THAT atmosphere happen again.

Of yes, it’s such a privilege to be a Town fan. We have our Club back in spades and Portman Road ROCKS again.

We are Ipswich.........are the “Town going UP”? If not, it’s going to be a helluva couple of teams that’s going stop us!
[Post edited 6 Oct 9:53]
at 17:14 5 Oct 2019



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