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  1. Which League New Salamis play???I thought there a Parma Ham and Mozzarella League once!!! Lol
  2. I hope they have sorted out that door that takes from the changing rooms to the club house. Last time we played there our Nigerian international Churchill Titor Addingi had his wrist watch and jumper nicked!!!
  3. Hullbridge Sports Football Club are an English football club based in Hullbridge, Essex. The club are currently members of theEssex Senior League and play at Lower Road. ==History Hullbridge Sports Football Club are an English football club based in Hullbridge, Essex. The club are currently members of the Essex Senior League and play at Lower Road. records show that Hullbridge United Football Club was formed by a group of local men,fronted by the then proprietor of the Anchor Inn,a Mr.A.W.Moss.He owed a room behind the pub known as Buff's Hall.This was where the club held its first meeting.A Mr Brown generously allowed the club to play on his land,on the corner of Pooles Lane and Long Lane. Hullbridge United's first colours were green and gold quartered shirts,white shorts and green socks,which by an amazing coincidence,were the same colours as those on the flag flying outside the Anchor Inn!Affiliating to the Essex County FA in 1947,Hullbridge United entered the Southend & District League for the upcoming 1947-48 season.1950-51 saw Hullbridge United reach their first Cup finals.In the section 'C'final of the Southend Charity Competition,United beat MaxwellSports 4-1.Four weeks later,in the Southend and District League's French Cup,Hullbridge faced Rochford Athletic but,somehow unluckily,lost the Final by three goals to four.After six seasons of Second Division football,1951-52 saw Hullbridge finally gain promotion - and they did it in style, winning both the championship and the French Cup. In the final, Hullbridge defeated the reserves of Great Wakering Rovers by three goals to nil. In all, the club played 28 matches that season, scoring an amazing 141 goals. The summer of 1953 saw the club change name to Hullbridge Sports. After a few poor seasons, times improved for the club when they won the 1956-57 Third Division Championship and the League's Shaw Cup. They finished five points clear of Canvey Island Sports in the league and saw off Victory Athletic reserves 3-2 after extra time in the Cup Final. Suffering relegation at the end of the 1958-59 season, Sports' stay in the Third Division lasted but four seasons as, in 1962-63, 'Bridge won promotion as runner-up in the newly named Second Division with a dramatic final day victory to ensure promotion on goal average. Drawing 4-4 at home to Southwick Rover, 'Bridge scored three goals in the final fifteen minutes to gain a 7-4 victory and promotion. Another double was achieved during 1965-66 season when Hullbridge won the First Division Championship and Section 'C' of the Southend Charity Competition beating Southchurch Rovers 3-0 in a re-play after a 2-2 draw. A respectable fifth place finish was achieved in the Premier Division the following season, along with being French Cup finalists. 1968-69 saw Hullbridge finish bottom of the Premier Division but just three seasons later the club regained their Premier Division status, finishing runner-up to Canvey Island Amateur FC at the end of the 1971-72 season. Good cup runs that year saw the club reach the semi-final of the Ramuz Cup and the Fourth Round of the Essex Junior Cup. In the late 1970's the club decided it wanted it's own ground. Negotiations with Rochford Council proved successful and the club took control of 16 and a half acres of farmland in Lower Road (at the top of Coventry Hill), with the club moving in during 1980. Transformation of the site was slow, with the clubhouse not offically opened until 1983. The end of 1979-80, Sports put six goals past the Southend Estuary 'keeper to win Section 'B' of the Southend Charity Competition. A move up to the newly-formed Southend and District Alliance in 1982 found the club wanting. Finishes of sixth and eighth and First Round knock-outs in the League Cup wasn't exactly what the club had hoped for. The only bright spot was reaching the 1982-83 Southend Charity Shield Final, although they lost 0-4 Rayleigh Town. Nevertheless, again looking for a higher standard of football,Sports then joined the Esex Olympian League for the 1984-85 season. They immediately won promotion after finishing third in the Second Division. At the end of the weather-hit 1987-88 season,Hullbridge (now in the Second Division again)brought home the Essex Intermediate League Cup, beating first Division Benfleet in the Final, held at the old New writtle Street ground of Chelmsford City FC. After a 1-1 extra time draw, courtesy of a Mark Wood goal, Sports went into the re-play 12 days later having played five league matches in between! However after a goal-less 120 minutes, Sports won 5-4 on penalties. Looking for a further climb up the non-league ladder, Hullbridge made improvements to the ground during 1989 so that it passed the grade for senior football. 1990 saw the Essex County FA grant the club senior status and so the club joined the Essex Senior League for the 1990-91. Matt Petre had the honour of scoring the club's first goal in senior football when, on 25th August 1990, in the club's first match of the Essex Senior League season, he scored Sports' only goal in a 1-3 defeat by visitors Stansted, in front of a 163 crowd. At the end of their first season, the club finished in a respectable 12th place. Since gaining senior status in 1990, success has been hard to come by for the first eleven; in fact only seasons 1996-97 (7th place) and 1997-98 (6th) have seen the club finish in the top half of the table. The new floodlights were put to good use during the 1999-2000 season when, after seven cup ties, the youth team reached the Third Round (last 64) of the FA Youth Cup. Visitors Blackburn Rovers won the tie 6-0 in front of a crowd of 800+. Since taking over the managers hot seat during February 2006, Enrico Tiritera has overseen a gradual improvement in the club's fortunes on the pitch. 2008-09 saw one of the best seasons for the club since gaining senior status. They attained their highest number of points (41) over a 30 match programme and reached the Quarter-finals of the East Anglian Cup for the first time. Season (2009-10) Hullbridge reached the Quarter-finals of the Essex Senior Cup, again for the first time,before losing narrowly to Football League side Dagenham & Redbridge (0-1) Finally in the 2010-11 Hullbridge Sports FC reached their first cup final as a senior club, the Country FA's Tolleshunt D'Arcy Memorial Cup. Unfortunately Sports were beaten 1-2 by Braintree Town.On December 19th 2012 Hullbridge played Southend United in the Essex Senior Cup at Lower Road in front of 280 fans(senior attendance record for an official first team game) and lost 5-0 with 4 second half goals from Freddy Eastwood and co after an impressive first half. Records FA Cup best performance: Preliminary round in 1999-00, 2000–01, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2006–07, 2008–09 FA Vase best performance: Second round in 2010–11
  4. After 7 years being loyal to the same club and working ever so hard with zilch resources to establish it a solid mid table team I hope you will understand that its human if that poor Coachie shows some ambition and will to test himself for another challenge.I think I have earned it.In a football word where a manager lasts an average 18 months or less at a club I think you should take your hat off to someone like myself.Longest serving manager in the Esl wants to do the same as a lot of his players over the years and that mean moving up.If that is with Hullbridge or another club is yet to be seen but please allow me that.Being a sentimentalist I might probably stay another seven seasons or just following my kids in football but please show a bit of respect.
  5. I mean 7 years of thin cows and 7 years fat cows like in Joseph dream
  6. Oh well I will have to start looking for a job then.I knew things never last forever.Mind you if Keith leaves the Burnham job will be available.Ryman facilities,good club no bad no bad.In truth I would like to step up if not as a manager then as a coach.As I said before after 7 years of vacche magre there must follow a period of 7 years of vacche grasse.It's in the Bible!!
  7. He was at bowers back in August so he only played once v manor.there are as many chances as Cavani going to Arsenal...Manor is not a step forward actually is one backwards.lol Of the four you mentioned I would only take Baldwin but he is injured so ...Anyway good try but your e-mail unfortunately has been binned.Actually sort out that defence in the transfer market or you won't even finish top five.lol I didn't know you had 46 points and rememBer to take those decorations off after Christmas.Say hello to Paterson I heard he had a good night at Mayhem the other week...
  8. I looked at that e-mail and I nearly pissed myself off.Craig has had so many clubs asking for his services but has shown tremendous loyalty to Colin and that in football has no price.after refusing Ryman prem offers how on hearth an Esl side like Southend Manor has wasted a silly e-mail and precious time of their secretary in putting a 7 dayer in.It's clearly a Christmas wind up from our neighbours but frankly doesn't surprise me.If you think it does make sense....We have the 2nd best attack in the Esl and since Pato left it's the first time we scored 44 goals before Christmas.Prior to that with Pato we scored 44 in an entire season!!first time ever in 21 seasons that we have 2 strikers in the top goal scoring chart with another 2 midfielders knocking on the door.As Craig said he is playing with team mates that are ready to go to any length to help each other and they appreciate the good qualities that Craig has football and character wise.He is a leader and rightly so but nobody at Hullbridge is jealous of him.We showed to everyone that managed Craig before how to get the best out of him.All the crap or stories I have heard about him before coming to Hullbridge is a load of ballons.We have seen a player that works hard for the team.scored goals and is the best assist man in the league.if there is a Ryman club that wants a player like him we wouldn't stand in his way but frankly Southend Manor let's not kid ourselves lads.Colin has been like a father figure to him and as I said you can't buy that.
  9. I'm the quietest fella on the planet.Don'get in trouble with the referees and have an immaculate record.As they say the proof is in the pudding.Anyway tell that Eol plonker that Hullbridge is enough to beat an Olimpics rep side let alone an Esl rep.
  10. For the proof that step 7 alias Olympics league is crap you only have to look at the top goalscorers,players that were no less than outcasts at some Esl clubs scoring for fun. I have seen better games in the Sceptre League on Sunday morning.Gillam is good enough to play Ryman Prem and turned few clubs down since he has been with us.last year we played Stambridge that is top of div 3 and we trashed them 9-1 such was the difference between the two teams.latest 7 dayer last night for Craig from those noisy neighbours!!!!they thought it was April fools day!! Pmsl
  11. It's called having a family life.the e-mail was basically saying that according mr Flanagan we were one of the two possible destination for Browny and informed us about him being de-registered and available for Gbt but Cup tied in the other cupsI found the e-mail really hilarious because at the time we didn't even know we would have signed him and usually is the new club that enquires about the player being cup tied.I guess your mate is over keen or zealous.I just ignored it.
  12. It will be a cosmic rise like that newly founded sect in Basildon! Lol
  13. That Flanagan of yours even sent an e-mail to us that when I read it nearly pmsl.that was a week before we signed him!!! It's a sign of the times.Won't be long with the new sheiks in charge Hullbridge will become the Manchester City of the Esl!!
  14. Travelling to redbridge is not the same thing that travelling to hullbridge from Basildon.also Hullbridge has more appeal than a metropolitan side.many scouts are always watching our players at Lower Road and notoriously Bridge is a breading ground for promising youngsters.facts as Rafa would say.he also picked Hullbridge ahead of Bowers due to the deficitary league position of our neighbours.Hullbridge has always been fighting for a Europa league place and the prospect of playing alongside the legend Gillam couldn't be turned down.
  15. Ha ha ha if Hullbridge had a budget you would have to hand us that title in August!he is enjoying his football again and to mehe is best young gk locally that I have seen recently.
  16. I had seven that played 100 games for me and one more than two hundred(Paterson,Hepburn,Phillips,brown,Oakley,lane,hodgson on and Daves on 200.)Just ask them they still have their hullbridge medals.when I came to Hullbridge in February 2006 we managed 20 points in the last 10 games lifting them 3 positions off the bottom.proof of it it's in Wikipedia.lol
  17. no mention on Centre Spot but there were some guidelines on which authority should be entitled to call games off.
  18. I can barely remember an Hullbridge player going to Basildon.We swapped them with Southend Manor(we had Wheatstone,Stanley,Baker,Webster,Read and so on)but can't remember anyone going to Basildon.
  19. Larke has brought 4 basildon players that played against you in a bridge 3-1 away win at the hive.he could have kept them because in my opinion the ones that brought in ain't better than them 4.Only an opinion anyway...
  20. you see Rich... Woodsy promised to bring players from Ryman teams and all that but nothing materialized and results showed it's getting worse.Only statistics anyway but usually don't lie.
  21. Don't forget Jenko was pointing out what a poor performance that ref had.He also praised the previous ones he had in the games before Saturday.Remember this criticism comes from a team that won 2-0 away.The referee(if is really the ref)showed how touchy he can be and should never forget that in football and as a ref as well you have to learn to take constructive criticism.Coming on here(again if he is the real one)forgot that basic rule.Managers take criticism right left and centre and they still know how to handle and personally when I made a mistake of judgement on a player or else I have been the first one to put my hands up and learn from it.As far as I'm concerned the REF could be anyone from Manor the same as STOP WHINGING.Same problem again....cowards hiding behind usernames because they haven't got the balls to tell who they are.this is the reason this forum is slowly dying.No worthy chipping in there are better and safe forums out there.Cheerio. ps:on a proper forum STOP WHINGING would have been banned for what he posted.Thats the difference...
  22. Basildon with larke won 3 draw 4 lost 10 for 22 against 41.basildon without larke won 1 draw 1 lost 10 for 12 against 37.i noticed a great improvement.who we are gonna make a scapegoat now? The pope? Lol
  23. Where I have heard this before?all old news to me Jenko.nothing surprises me anymore....
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