Southend United Football Club database
Sammy Shrimper
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Gigg Lane
Records vs Southend   Friendlies are excluded
Biggest win:2 goals: 13 Mar 1976   2-0
Heaviest defeat:4 goals: 29 Aug 1959   0-4
Highest score:13 Sep 1958   3-2
Biggest crowd:12,973 29 Aug 1959 at Southend
Smallest crowd:1,670 24 Feb 2004 at Bury FC
Matches vs Southend
Pl W D L F A %
FA Cup202022
League Cup0000
Other Cups0000
Transfers and Loans
Left to join Southend
Fee Date Name
-3 Mar 2012Cameron Belford
-6 Jun 2003Jamie Stuart
-25 Mar 1999Mark Patterson
-1 Aug 1947Jack Robinson
Joined from Southend
Fee Date Name
-17 May 2012Cameron Belford
Head to Head - League and Cup   40 games
Date Type   F A Att
21 Apr 2015 L2 A 1 0 8,396
25 Oct 2014 L2 H 1 1 5,174
15 Mar 2014 L2 H 0 0 5,680
21 Sep 2013 L2 A 1 1 2,895
11 Dec 2012 FAC2r H 1 1 3,043
1 Dec 2012 FAC2 A 1 1 2,391
21 Jan 2011 L2 H 1 1 5,175
23 Oct 2010 L2 A 0 1 3,841
26 Feb 2005 L2 H 1 0 5,553
11 Dec 2004 L2 A 1 0 2,522
24 Feb 2004 D3 A 1 1 1,670
30 Aug 2003 D3 H 1 0 3,054
26 Apr 2003 D3 H 1 2 4,707
5 Oct 2002 D3 A 3 1 3,301
4 May 1991 D3 A 1 0 4,254
27 Oct 1990 D3 H 2 1 4,001
28 Feb 1989 D3 H 1 1 2,479
25 Oct 1988 D3 A 1 3 2,419
20 Feb 1988 D3 H 1 0 3,003
15 Aug 1987 D3 A 2 2 1,937
23 Mar 1985 D4 H 3 3 1,984
6 Oct 1984 D4 A 0 2 2,647
15 Nov 1980 D4 H 1 0 4,312
16 Aug 1980 D4 A 2 1 2,647
14 Mar 1980 D3 H 0 0 3,798
6 Oct 1979 D3 A 1 1 2,495
24 Mar 1979 D3 H 0 0 5,831
22 Aug 1978 D3 A 3 3 3,243
13 Mar 1976 D3 H 2 0 3,844
11 Oct 1975 D3 A 0 1 6,211
21 Apr 1975 D3 H 1 0 4,294
24 Aug 1974 D3 A 1 0 5,871
18 Dec 1971 D4 A 0 2 3,077
4 Sep 1971 D4 H 0 0 5,222
21 Mar 1961 D3 A 0 2 11,819
20 Aug 1960 D3 H 0 3 11,538
2 Jan 1960 D3 A 0 3 12,049
29 Aug 1959 D3 H 0 4 12,973
31 Jan 1959 D3 H 1 0 10,885
13 Sep 1958 D3 A 3 2 11,505
Head to Head - Friendlies   0 games
Date Type   F A Att

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My sincere thanks go to the many people who willingly or unwittingly have contributed to these pages especially Jeff Hughes who's excellent SUFC site was my initial inspiration, the members of the SUFC Mailing List past and present who provide me with most of the up to date news and perhaps mainly Dave Goody the Club's unofficial historian whose contribution to 'Southend United The Official History of the Blues', 'The Official PFA Factfile', 'Potted Shrimps', Endsleigh + Ultimate Football Year books + the Club's Programmes is truly brilliant + without whom I would be sunk.

Peter Miles, Keith Roe and Peter Mason have all produced books on the Shimpers that I constantly use for reference. Soccernet from ESPN, the tremendous reports and tweets from Chris Philips of the Evening Echo and the stunningly comprehensive information from Tony Brown and the team at ENFA are other excellent sources of information. Thanks must also go to John Walton for allowing me to publish his extremely descriptive match reports.

Finally, although the chances of this being read by any of the contributors to is virtually nil I still would like to place on record my debt to them when it comes to advice on the creation of this website.


A fan's story

My Dad was an Arsenal fan, but his boss supported Southend and sometimes offered him free stand tickets to Roots Hall, so on Saturday 11 March 1961 I was taken to watch Southend play QPR and saw a forgettable 0-0 draw. Two more 0-0 draws, two defeats and one win spread over the next three years did nothing to inspire so, with one exception which was also a defeat, I gave up all real interest in football for the next 7 years.

However on Friday 29 October 1971 encouraged by the Shrimpers good home form that season I went to watch them beat Barrow 1-0 with a Terry Johnson goal, next home game Exeter were beaten 3-0, then Villa 1-0 in the FA Cup and it was as simple as that, I was hooked.

Moving 100 miles from Roots Hall in 1988 did not stop me attending most matches home and away and I have seen 1,992 Southend first team matches and watched them play at 182 grounds since that Barrow win.

Inspired by other fans sites in the mid 90's I decided to produce a site primarily intended to provide statistical and historical information on the Shrimpers from 1971 to the present day. The first site went on line on 1 June 1997, three makeovers followed in reasonably quick succession, until in 2004 I decided to learn PHP web programming and write a bespoke interactive site which certainly went some way beyond the brief I originally set myself.

Although rather proud of my efforts the world of the internet and computers moved on rapidly. Mobile phones and tablets became a common way of accessing information and monitor screen sizes grew substantially wider than the 800 pixels common in 2005. Web technologies changed too so I decided in 2010 to rewrite the site's interface completely and at the same time check and update the database. Three years of quite intensive effort which included spending ages trying to fix things that just weren't working as well as they should produced this site which went live on 15 June 2013.


Known issues

Please note that this site is continually evolving and has new historic as well as current information added on a regular basis, but I try to ensure that everything published is correct and note if it is not complete.

I'm aware of the following errors / problems which I am working to resolve.

If you receive any error notices, find links don't work, or can help by providing photos / articles for the site I'd be really grateful. Please email me.

Robin Michel
January 2014