Poch insists Saints deserved Everton win

Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino

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Mauricio Pochettino insists that Saints deserved their 2-0 win against Everton even though it came courtesy of two own goals.

Saints look to have derailed Everton’s Champions League charge after their victory at St Mary’s, which came courtesy of Antolin Alcaraz and Seamus Coleman putting into their own net.

However, Pochettino is adamant his side deserved the three points.

“It’s an anecdote that those two goals were own goals. I think we created the chances to make those own goals happen,” he said.

“I felt overall we had a great game.

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“I want to congratulate the players because they had an amazing game against a team that is trying to break into the Champions League and into the top four.

“Overall my team played a great game.”

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4:03pm Sat 26 Apr 14

boilerman says...

All the midfield were outstanding today, let's keep this group of players add a new forward , center back and keeper and we will push on next season.
Oh and keep Poch.
Lambert again proved what a great brain he has to go with superb passing, lets hope Roy thinks so as well.
well done today totally deserved victory
All the midfield were outstanding today, let's keep this group of players add a new forward , center back and keeper and we will push on next season. Oh and keep Poch. Lambert again proved what a great brain he has to go with superb passing, lets hope Roy thinks so as well. well done today totally deserved victory boilerman
  • Score: 55

4:29pm Sat 26 Apr 14

NC Fan4Life says...

I thought Jack Cork & Steven Davis were superb today, Victor & Cliney were good and Luke looked better than Barnes.
However we had the majority of possession yet again but didn't score ourselves. This must be sorted for next season and shows why we need a couple of forwards (Lukaku; Benteke; Bony &/or Danny Ings ??) Either one of these could have got at least two goals today.
Young Sam needs to toughen up, run and put himself about more. Intense stamina training and weight training for him in the close season, then could be useful next year.
My number one target would be Steven Caulker, only 22 but looks as good as any centreback in the Premiership.
Lets get the targets in early and before the World Cup
I thought Jack Cork & Steven Davis were superb today, Victor & Cliney were good and Luke looked better than Barnes. However we had the majority of possession yet again but didn't score ourselves. This must be sorted for next season and shows why we need a couple of forwards (Lukaku; Benteke; Bony &/or Danny Ings ??) Either one of these could have got at least two goals today. Young Sam needs to toughen up, run and put himself about more. Intense stamina training and weight training for him in the close season, then could be useful next year. My number one target would be Steven Caulker, only 22 but looks as good as any centreback in the Premiership. Lets get the targets in early and before the World Cup NC Fan4Life
  • Score: 25

4:39pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Cpt. Kirk's illegitimate love child says...

Enjoyed that one. Corkie had a superb game. Agree that Sam needs to toughen up a bit but that'll come. I remember watching Steve Fletcher's first game for Bournemouth a long time back. He was a big lad even then, but stood off too much and didn't put himself about nearly enough. I met him a few years ago when he was injured and told him what I remembered about that game and his reply was, "Bit different now though!" He soon learned it was ok to be more physical with the older more experienced players and Sam will too. Sam put in a good challenge on Baines towards the end and Baines went down like a sack of spuds. That should've given Sam a bit more confidence.
Enjoyed that one. Corkie had a superb game. Agree that Sam needs to toughen up a bit but that'll come. I remember watching Steve Fletcher's first game for Bournemouth a long time back. He was a big lad even then, but stood off too much and didn't put himself about nearly enough. I met him a few years ago when he was injured and told him what I remembered about that game and his reply was, "Bit different now though!" He soon learned it was ok to be more physical with the older more experienced players and Sam will too. Sam put in a good challenge on Baines towards the end and Baines went down like a sack of spuds. That should've given Sam a bit more confidence. Cpt. Kirk's illegitimate love child
  • Score: 17

4:41pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Bwana23 says...

Two of the best headed goals I have seen, but from defenders?? Well done for getting us in these positions. Safe now in 8th!! COYR
Two of the best headed goals I have seen, but from defenders?? Well done for getting us in these positions. Safe now in 8th!! COYR Bwana23
  • Score: 7

5:01pm Sat 26 Apr 14

miltonarcher says...

Ricky always seems to have so much time on the ball, didn't do his WC chances any harm today. Good midfield display, better from victor. We deserved the 3 points, how about 6 points from our last two games! COYR
Ricky always seems to have so much time on the ball, didn't do his WC chances any harm today. Good midfield display, better from victor. We deserved the 3 points, how about 6 points from our last two games! COYR miltonarcher
  • Score: 12

5:20pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Clever Dick says...

How often have Everton been so comprehensively outplayed for an entire game. Excellent performance from Victor today. Even better from Steve Davis and another masterclass from Jack. Defence did great but didn't have much to do. If we can just sharpen up our goal threat up front there won't be many sides looking forward to playing us next season. Great performance all round and some great humour from the Northam. I thought the away fans were a little quiet for some reason!!
How often have Everton been so comprehensively outplayed for an entire game. Excellent performance from Victor today. Even better from Steve Davis and another masterclass from Jack. Defence did great but didn't have much to do. If we can just sharpen up our goal threat up front there won't be many sides looking forward to playing us next season. Great performance all round and some great humour from the Northam. I thought the away fans were a little quiet for some reason!! Clever Dick
  • Score: 27

5:21pm Sat 26 Apr 14

SPIKEISLANDTRADER says...

EXCELLENT 100 % effort game by ALL , we did not score , but defended well and quality possession and attack gave us the RESULT . C O Y R
EXCELLENT 100 % effort game by ALL , we did not score , but defended well and quality possession and attack gave us the RESULT . C O Y R SPIKEISLANDTRADER
  • Score: 14

5:21pm Sat 26 Apr 14

singapore saint84 says...

And they said victor cant play along side cork.....both of them were just superb today
And they said victor cant play along side cork.....both of them were just superb today singapore saint84
  • Score: 36

5:25pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Clever Dick says...

Are we into double figures yet for the number of cast iron penalties not given?
Are we into double figures yet for the number of cast iron penalties not given? Clever Dick
  • Score: 17

5:26pm Sat 26 Apr 14

saintbobby says...

miltonarcher wrote:
Ricky always seems to have so much time on the ball, didn't do his WC chances any harm today. Good midfield display, better from victor. We deserved the 3 points, how about 6 points from our last two games! COYR
Agreed, well earned. Had to laugh when the BT commentator said he didn't know what was wrong with Everton today. I told him in one word - SOUTHAMPTON. Why do these guys think there is something wrong with the other team. You only play as well as the other team lets you. Amen!

Michael Owen made Clyne MoM. Not a bad choice, he played well and fast with it.

Something else upsets me today. All the chat about transfers and managers is dampened by The unusual Press conference by Les Reed, who says nothing is happening and that MP's contract will be discussed in the summer, something we knew.

But I could not see any report of his statement in the Daily Mail or the Daily Telegraph. Spoils their stories. Hope you have done enough Les - and while I'm at it, thank you for this . IT WAS NEEDED!
[quote][p][bold]miltonarcher[/bold] wrote: Ricky always seems to have so much time on the ball, didn't do his WC chances any harm today. Good midfield display, better from victor. We deserved the 3 points, how about 6 points from our last two games! COYR[/p][/quote]Agreed, well earned. Had to laugh when the BT commentator said he didn't know what was wrong with Everton today. I told him in one word - SOUTHAMPTON. Why do these guys think there is something wrong with the other team. You only play as well as the other team lets you. Amen! Michael Owen made Clyne MoM. Not a bad choice, he played well and fast with it. Something else upsets me today. All the chat about transfers and managers is dampened by The unusual Press conference by Les Reed, who says nothing is happening and that MP's contract will be discussed in the summer, something we knew. But I could not see any report of his statement in the Daily Mail or the Daily Telegraph. Spoils their stories. Hope you have done enough Les - and while I'm at it, thank you for this . IT WAS NEEDED! saintbobby
  • Score: 32

5:36pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Rank Xerox says...

What a game and what a performance. A joy to watch. Although I am not a fan of Wanyama, today he was outstanding along with evetybody else. My only gripe, I would have liked Guly to start instead of Sam andmaybe bring Sam on towards he end. Two good goals scored.
What a game and what a performance. A joy to watch. Although I am not a fan of Wanyama, today he was outstanding along with evetybody else. My only gripe, I would have liked Guly to start instead of Sam andmaybe bring Sam on towards he end. Two good goals scored. Rank Xerox
  • Score: 2

5:44pm Sat 26 Apr 14

DisplacedFan says...

As his first start,I thought Sam lacked energy and enthusiasm. If you can't do anything else you can run your legs off. His energy level does not match the team. Hope l see a different level from him next time if he wants to play in he first team. Prior to the summer and a possible new forward coming in, he has the perfect opportunity to earn his spot.
As his first start,I thought Sam lacked energy and enthusiasm. If you can't do anything else you can run your legs off. His energy level does not match the team. Hope l see a different level from him next time if he wants to play in he first team. Prior to the summer and a possible new forward coming in, he has the perfect opportunity to earn his spot. DisplacedFan
  • Score: 8

5:47pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Saintsteve7 says...

NC Fan4Life wrote:
I thought Jack Cork & Steven Davis were superb today, Victor & Cliney were good and Luke looked better than Barnes.
However we had the majority of possession yet again but didn't score ourselves. This must be sorted for next season and shows why we need a couple of forwards (Lukaku; Benteke; Bony &/or Danny Ings ??) Either one of these could have got at least two goals today.
Young Sam needs to toughen up, run and put himself about more. Intense stamina training and weight training for him in the close season, then could be useful next year.
My number one target would be Steven Caulker, only 22 but looks as good as any centreback in the Premiership.
Lets get the targets in early and before the World Cup
Not sure Lukaku is the answer from what I saw today!
[quote][p][bold]NC Fan4Life[/bold] wrote: I thought Jack Cork & Steven Davis were superb today, Victor & Cliney were good and Luke looked better than Barnes. However we had the majority of possession yet again but didn't score ourselves. This must be sorted for next season and shows why we need a couple of forwards (Lukaku; Benteke; Bony &/or Danny Ings ??) Either one of these could have got at least two goals today. Young Sam needs to toughen up, run and put himself about more. Intense stamina training and weight training for him in the close season, then could be useful next year. My number one target would be Steven Caulker, only 22 but looks as good as any centreback in the Premiership. Lets get the targets in early and before the World Cup[/p][/quote]Not sure Lukaku is the answer from what I saw today! Saintsteve7
  • Score: 12

6:09pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Saintsteve7 says...

Steven Davis impresses me more and every time I see him. Such a great compact little player who keeps the ball ticking over with ease. He's starting to turn into the type of player we'd really miss if he wasn't playing. How much did we pay in the end £800k? Bargain!
Steven Davis impresses me more and every time I see him. Such a great compact little player who keeps the ball ticking over with ease. He's starting to turn into the type of player we'd really miss if he wasn't playing. How much did we pay in the end £800k? Bargain! Saintsteve7
  • Score: 38

6:12pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Clever Dick says...

Saintsteve7 wrote:
NC Fan4Life wrote:
I thought Jack Cork & Steven Davis were superb today, Victor & Cliney were good and Luke looked better than Barnes.
However we had the majority of possession yet again but didn't score ourselves. This must be sorted for next season and shows why we need a couple of forwards (Lukaku; Benteke; Bony &/or Danny Ings ??) Either one of these could have got at least two goals today.
Young Sam needs to toughen up, run and put himself about more. Intense stamina training and weight training for him in the close season, then could be useful next year.
My number one target would be Steven Caulker, only 22 but looks as good as any centreback in the Premiership.
Lets get the targets in early and before the World Cup
Not sure Lukaku is the answer from what I saw today!
He didn't really get much service today. He's big and strong and has proven that he is a goalscorer. He wants Champions league though so that kind of rules him out of playing for Everton next season. He's a bit like Bendtner at Arse.Thinks he's better than he is. With our quality midfield though he would get a good few goals .
[quote][p][bold]Saintsteve7[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]NC Fan4Life[/bold] wrote: I thought Jack Cork & Steven Davis were superb today, Victor & Cliney were good and Luke looked better than Barnes. However we had the majority of possession yet again but didn't score ourselves. This must be sorted for next season and shows why we need a couple of forwards (Lukaku; Benteke; Bony &/or Danny Ings ??) Either one of these could have got at least two goals today. Young Sam needs to toughen up, run and put himself about more. Intense stamina training and weight training for him in the close season, then could be useful next year. My number one target would be Steven Caulker, only 22 but looks as good as any centreback in the Premiership. Lets get the targets in early and before the World Cup[/p][/quote]Not sure Lukaku is the answer from what I saw today![/p][/quote]He didn't really get much service today. He's big and strong and has proven that he is a goalscorer. He wants Champions league though so that kind of rules him out of playing for Everton next season. He's a bit like Bendtner at Arse.Thinks he's better than he is. With our quality midfield though he would get a good few goals . Clever Dick
  • Score: 5

6:22pm Sat 26 Apr 14

warrens 76 says...

Wanyama had a great game allowing others to play their game…
Cork and him can play handsomely together…Clyne also was superb..

Negatives…shoot..s
hoot …ffs.
Wanyama had a great game allowing others to play their game… Cork and him can play handsomely together…Clyne also was superb.. Negatives…shoot..s hoot …ffs. warrens 76
  • Score: 25

6:28pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Velleity says...

Well, that was nice. Not a single bad performance from anyone - thought Corky was awesome playing a little further up the pitch. Couple of great comedy moments from their "defence". I even met mack chinnon from here in the pub.

I wonder where the usual detractors are this evening. Be nice to read a post or two from them when we win... come on, Mental_Health_Issues
, let's hear your verdict.
Well, that was nice. Not a single bad performance from anyone - thought Corky was awesome playing a little further up the pitch. Couple of great comedy moments from their "defence". I even met mack chinnon from here in the pub. I wonder where the usual detractors are this evening. Be nice to read a post or two from them when we win... come on, Mental_Health_Issues , let's hear your verdict. Velleity
  • Score: 10

6:47pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Clever Dick says...

Velleity wrote:
Well, that was nice. Not a single bad performance from anyone - thought Corky was awesome playing a little further up the pitch. Couple of great comedy moments from their "defence". I even met mack chinnon from here in the pub.

I wonder where the usual detractors are this evening. Be nice to read a post or two from them when we win... come on, Mental_Health_Issues

, let's hear your verdict.
He's prob still recovering from the 8 goal thriller down in the bargain basement. Two huge clubs were involved as they've both won the FA cup twice. Why can't we be like them?
[quote][p][bold]Velleity[/bold] wrote: Well, that was nice. Not a single bad performance from anyone - thought Corky was awesome playing a little further up the pitch. Couple of great comedy moments from their "defence". I even met mack chinnon from here in the pub. I wonder where the usual detractors are this evening. Be nice to read a post or two from them when we win... come on, Mental_Health_Issues , let's hear your verdict.[/p][/quote]He's prob still recovering from the 8 goal thriller down in the bargain basement. Two huge clubs were involved as they've both won the FA cup twice. Why can't we be like them? Clever Dick
  • Score: 4

6:49pm Sat 26 Apr 14

FindAndDestroy says...

Just got home from the game, what an entertainment ...Like I have been saying the whole season... when our back 7 who played today and last game are well and fit, we are harder to score against....
it takes be back to them days of the beginning of season when we reached 3rd spot......

I think Clyne should go to the World cup in my opinion..
Just got home from the game, what an entertainment ...Like I have been saying the whole season... when our back 7 who played today and last game are well and fit, we are harder to score against.... it takes be back to them days of the beginning of season when we reached 3rd spot...... I think Clyne should go to the World cup in my opinion.. FindAndDestroy
  • Score: 18

7:23pm Sat 26 Apr 14

saintbobby says...

May not, but excellent game for him and as mentioned above, Michael Owen made him Man of the Match. Good choice as he knows more than a lot of us!

Still thinking, I do hope Les Reed is right about everything he said, in other words we want to sign a few!
May not, but excellent game for him and as mentioned above, Michael Owen made him Man of the Match. Good choice as he knows more than a lot of us! Still thinking, I do hope Les Reed is right about everything he said, in other words we want to sign a few! saintbobby
  • Score: 7

7:32pm Sat 26 Apr 14

AdamG10 says...

An excellent team performance today. He has been slated a lot this season but, Credit where it's due, Victor was superb today. So strong on the ball and fantastic at breaking up play. Corky just seems to keep getting better and better. Davis was a class act too. How long can Roy ignore Clyne for the England right back spot with a performance like that today. He was awesome. Great entertainment and a good win against a very good side. Up the Saints! Ps has Roy got a season ticket now???
An excellent team performance today. He has been slated a lot this season but, Credit where it's due, Victor was superb today. So strong on the ball and fantastic at breaking up play. Corky just seems to keep getting better and better. Davis was a class act too. How long can Roy ignore Clyne for the England right back spot with a performance like that today. He was awesome. Great entertainment and a good win against a very good side. Up the Saints! Ps has Roy got a season ticket now??? AdamG10
  • Score: 26

7:32pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Freddie Flowerpot says...

Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps !

Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?
Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps ! Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ? Freddie Flowerpot
  • Score: 1

7:35pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Golden_Salamander says...

Completed outclassed a side who where aiming for CL football. Brilliant "team football" from Saints.

I like Jack comments on Radio Solent..
".....everyone want to STAY HERE and play here..."
(are you listening Ralph and the Press)

And a great chant today
Who needs Rodriguez, we've got your back four".
.
Completed outclassed a side who where aiming for CL football. Brilliant "team football" from Saints. I like Jack comments on Radio Solent.. ".....everyone want to STAY HERE and play here..." (are you listening Ralph and the Press) And a great chant today Who needs Rodriguez, we've got your back four". . Golden_Salamander
  • Score: 20

7:37pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Baddesley Bill says...

If I'm honest, I thought we wouldn't have the heart to win the game today. Thankfully, I was 100% wrong. Cork superb, Clyne, Shaw and Davis too. MOM for me was the overall team ethic. Just superb.
If I'm honest, I thought we wouldn't have the heart to win the game today. Thankfully, I was 100% wrong. Cork superb, Clyne, Shaw and Davis too. MOM for me was the overall team ethic. Just superb. Baddesley Bill
  • Score: 12

7:38pm Sat 26 Apr 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps !

Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?
Probably the BT effects mikes aren't as good as the Radio Solent ones, there was plenty of background going on there, Everton were noisy up to the point of that Alcatraz jail breaker, then went rather silent, only got a bit raucous when Dejan went sliding through at a high rate of knots on his backside.
[quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps ! Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?[/p][/quote]Probably the BT effects mikes aren't as good as the Radio Solent ones, there was plenty of background going on there, Everton were noisy up to the point of that Alcatraz jail breaker, then went rather silent, only got a bit raucous when Dejan went sliding through at a high rate of knots on his backside. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: 3

7:49pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Freddie Flowerpot says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps !

Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?
Probably the BT effects mikes aren't as good as the Radio Solent ones, there was plenty of background going on there, Everton were noisy up to the point of that Alcatraz jail breaker, then went rather silent, only got a bit raucous when Dejan went sliding through at a high rate of knots on his backside.
Watching it on TV, and tuning into Radio Solent at the same time? Worth a try I guess - thanks!
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps ! Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?[/p][/quote]Probably the BT effects mikes aren't as good as the Radio Solent ones, there was plenty of background going on there, Everton were noisy up to the point of that Alcatraz jail breaker, then went rather silent, only got a bit raucous when Dejan went sliding through at a high rate of knots on his backside.[/p][/quote]Watching it on TV, and tuning into Radio Solent at the same time? Worth a try I guess - thanks! Freddie Flowerpot
  • Score: 1

7:58pm Sat 26 Apr 14

slugger says...

Did we win ........ Who cares who scored ?
Did we win ........ Who cares who scored ? slugger
  • Score: 9

8:04pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Clever Dick says...

AdamG10 wrote:
An excellent team performance today. He has been slated a lot this season but, Credit where it's due, Victor was superb today. So strong on the ball and fantastic at breaking up play. Corky just seems to keep getting better and better. Davis was a class act too. How long can Roy ignore Clyne for the England right back spot with a performance like that today. He was awesome. Great entertainment and a good win against a very good side. Up the Saints! Ps has Roy got a season ticket now???
He's getting in early so he doesn't have to pay the new prices next season!!
[quote][p][bold]AdamG10[/bold] wrote: An excellent team performance today. He has been slated a lot this season but, Credit where it's due, Victor was superb today. So strong on the ball and fantastic at breaking up play. Corky just seems to keep getting better and better. Davis was a class act too. How long can Roy ignore Clyne for the England right back spot with a performance like that today. He was awesome. Great entertainment and a good win against a very good side. Up the Saints! Ps has Roy got a season ticket now???[/p][/quote]He's getting in early so he doesn't have to pay the new prices next season!! Clever Dick
  • Score: 8

8:06pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Malcombe says...

I watched the game on BT Sport it was a fantastic, Commentator Ian Darke kept saying to Michael Owen it's not like Everton they do not seemed to be able to get there game going and never once said Everton are being outplayed by Southampton.

Michael Owen made Nathan Clyne man of the match but he could of named anyone of the 11, they were very determined not to lose and didn't need to score because Evertons finishing was world class, the Supporters were magnificent and put the Icing on the Cake when they chanted Who needs Jay Rod when we got your back 4 that is really rubbing the salt in but who cares, this game didn't have one dull moment and this Team and the Manager will be at the Club next season to prove they want to be even better and that is possible because it's onwards and upwards to the top .
I watched the game on BT Sport it was a fantastic, Commentator Ian Darke kept saying to Michael Owen it's not like Everton they do not seemed to be able to get there game going and never once said Everton are being outplayed by Southampton. Michael Owen made Nathan Clyne man of the match but he could of named anyone of the 11, they were very determined not to lose and didn't need to score because Evertons finishing was world class, the Supporters were magnificent and put the Icing on the Cake when they chanted Who needs Jay Rod when we got your back 4 that is really rubbing the salt in but who cares, this game didn't have one dull moment and this Team and the Manager will be at the Club next season to prove they want to be even better and that is possible because it's onwards and upwards to the top . Malcombe
  • Score: 14

8:11pm Sat 26 Apr 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps !

Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?
Probably the BT effects mikes aren't as good as the Radio Solent ones, there was plenty of background going on there, Everton were noisy up to the point of that Alcatraz jail breaker, then went rather silent, only got a bit raucous when Dejan went sliding through at a high rate of knots on his backside.
Watching it on TV, and tuning into Radio Solent at the same time? Worth a try I guess - thanks!
They tend not to be in sync though, could get confusing, BT seem to have a time lapse on their coverage, always a little bit behind the live action.
[quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps ! Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?[/p][/quote]Probably the BT effects mikes aren't as good as the Radio Solent ones, there was plenty of background going on there, Everton were noisy up to the point of that Alcatraz jail breaker, then went rather silent, only got a bit raucous when Dejan went sliding through at a high rate of knots on his backside.[/p][/quote]Watching it on TV, and tuning into Radio Solent at the same time? Worth a try I guess - thanks![/p][/quote]They tend not to be in sync though, could get confusing, BT seem to have a time lapse on their coverage, always a little bit behind the live action. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: 3

8:16pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Shrewdsaint says...

Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps !

Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?
Go to the game and shout?
[quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps ! Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?[/p][/quote]Go to the game and shout? Shrewdsaint
  • Score: 11

8:35pm Sat 26 Apr 14

FindAndDestroy says...

""Saints Need Physical and Mental Toughness"

has gone missing....LOL

has anyone seen him????
""Saints Need Physical and Mental Toughness" has gone missing....LOL has anyone seen him???? FindAndDestroy
  • Score: 5

8:41pm Sat 26 Apr 14

slugger says...

FindAndDestroy wrote:
""Saints Need Physical and Mental Toughness"

has gone missing....LOL

has anyone seen him????
Hello you ...... Are we positive ?
[quote][p][bold]FindAndDestroy[/bold] wrote: ""Saints Need Physical and Mental Toughness" has gone missing....LOL has anyone seen him????[/p][/quote]Hello you ...... Are we positive ? slugger
  • Score: 3

8:45pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Baddesley Bill says...

FindAndDestroy wrote:
""Saints Need Physical and Mental Toughness"

has gone missing....LOL

has anyone seen him????
Amazing how some posters go MIA when we win isn't it. Almost as if they were lowly skates pretending to be Saints innit!
[quote][p][bold]FindAndDestroy[/bold] wrote: ""Saints Need Physical and Mental Toughness" has gone missing....LOL has anyone seen him????[/p][/quote]Amazing how some posters go MIA when we win isn't it. Almost as if they were lowly skates pretending to be Saints innit! Baddesley Bill
  • Score: 9

8:46pm Sat 26 Apr 14

slugger says...

Anyone who was there would agree .......We deserved the win end of !
Anyone who was there would agree .......We deserved the win end of ! slugger
  • Score: 10

8:49pm Sat 26 Apr 14

FindAndDestroy says...

slugger wrote:
FindAndDestroy wrote:
""Saints Need Physical and Mental Toughness"

has gone missing....LOL

has anyone seen him????
Hello you ...... Are we positive ?
what that suppose to mean?
[quote][p][bold]slugger[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]FindAndDestroy[/bold] wrote: ""Saints Need Physical and Mental Toughness" has gone missing....LOL has anyone seen him????[/p][/quote]Hello you ...... Are we positive ?[/p][/quote]what that suppose to mean? FindAndDestroy
  • Score: 4

8:55pm Sat 26 Apr 14

florida saint says...

Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps !

Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?
hey fp, you shouldn't of got your Samsung from a car booty mate.
I could here the red and white army loud and proud over here in florida as I do every week. take your telly back and demand your tenner back. . u t s.
[quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps ! Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?[/p][/quote]hey fp, you shouldn't of got your Samsung from a car booty mate. I could here the red and white army loud and proud over here in florida as I do every week. take your telly back and demand your tenner back. . u t s. florida saint
  • Score: 3

9:03pm Sat 26 Apr 14

redandy10 says...

Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!!

Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.
Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!! Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs. redandy10
  • Score: -40

9:19pm Sat 26 Apr 14

saintbobby says...

Baddesley Bill wrote:
If I'm honest, I thought we wouldn't have the heart to win the game today. Thankfully, I was 100% wrong. Cork superb, Clyne, Shaw and Davis too. MOM for me was the overall team ethic. Just superb.
Bill, I had been worried that the team was very bothered with Jay's injury and all the newspaper chat (lies?). But am I kidding myself, but I really like to think that the serious way Les Reed put across the club's situation, was probably instrumental in heightening team spirit today.

Anyhow, I enjoyed the win, the performance, the brilliant touches and I 'm not worried about the 2 goals being OGs - they were caused by Saints' pressure.

MP's style of football had another team puzzled. Roy Hodgson must have enjoyed what he saw as much as we did.

Also, I thought the fans were great and we heard some proper Saints' Come Marching In. Loved it all. Love The Saints - forever!!
[quote][p][bold]Baddesley Bill[/bold] wrote: If I'm honest, I thought we wouldn't have the heart to win the game today. Thankfully, I was 100% wrong. Cork superb, Clyne, Shaw and Davis too. MOM for me was the overall team ethic. Just superb.[/p][/quote]Bill, I had been worried that the team was very bothered with Jay's injury and all the newspaper chat (lies?). But am I kidding myself, but I really like to think that the serious way Les Reed put across the club's situation, was probably instrumental in heightening team spirit today. Anyhow, I enjoyed the win, the performance, the brilliant touches and I 'm not worried about the 2 goals being OGs - they were caused by Saints' pressure. MP's style of football had another team puzzled. Roy Hodgson must have enjoyed what he saw as much as we did. Also, I thought the fans were great and we heard some proper Saints' Come Marching In. Loved it all. Love The Saints - forever!! saintbobby
  • Score: 7

9:20pm Sat 26 Apr 14

TPFKARTSNINZ says...

We were great from start to finish - really enjoyed that today!

From the look of the two teams today we are the Champions League chasers!

Funny how the brain dead WUMs disappear on these occasions.

COYR - WTFILN!
We were great from start to finish - really enjoyed that today! From the look of the two teams today we are the Champions League chasers! Funny how the brain dead WUMs disappear on these occasions. COYR - WTFILN! TPFKARTSNINZ
  • Score: 5

9:30pm Sat 26 Apr 14

St.Yorkie says...

It is strange how everyone interprets things in different ways. Farewell performances? I think this squad will be together for many years to come!
It is strange how everyone interprets things in different ways. Farewell performances? I think this squad will be together for many years to come! St.Yorkie
  • Score: 12

9:34pm Sat 26 Apr 14

slugger says...

redandy10 wrote:
Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!!

Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.
Do us a favour caughtredhandedandy.
..... you're fooling nobody.
[quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!! Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.[/p][/quote]Do us a favour caughtredhandedandy. ..... you're fooling nobody. slugger
  • Score: 18

9:54pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Meribelsaint says...

saintbobby wrote:
Baddesley Bill wrote:
If I'm honest, I thought we wouldn't have the heart to win the game today. Thankfully, I was 100% wrong. Cork superb, Clyne, Shaw and Davis too. MOM for me was the overall team ethic. Just superb.
Bill, I had been worried that the team was very bothered with Jay's injury and all the newspaper chat (lies?). But am I kidding myself, but I really like to think that the serious way Les Reed put across the club's situation, was probably instrumental in heightening team spirit today.

Anyhow, I enjoyed the win, the performance, the brilliant touches and I 'm not worried about the 2 goals being OGs - they were caused by Saints' pressure.

MP's style of football had another team puzzled. Roy Hodgson must have enjoyed what he saw as much as we did.

Also, I thought the fans were great and we heard some proper Saints' Come Marching In. Loved it all. Love The Saints - forever!!
I hope Roy Hodgson enjoyed Clyne's performance as much as I did. I thought he was back to his best today.
COYR
[quote][p][bold]saintbobby[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Baddesley Bill[/bold] wrote: If I'm honest, I thought we wouldn't have the heart to win the game today. Thankfully, I was 100% wrong. Cork superb, Clyne, Shaw and Davis too. MOM for me was the overall team ethic. Just superb.[/p][/quote]Bill, I had been worried that the team was very bothered with Jay's injury and all the newspaper chat (lies?). But am I kidding myself, but I really like to think that the serious way Les Reed put across the club's situation, was probably instrumental in heightening team spirit today. Anyhow, I enjoyed the win, the performance, the brilliant touches and I 'm not worried about the 2 goals being OGs - they were caused by Saints' pressure. MP's style of football had another team puzzled. Roy Hodgson must have enjoyed what he saw as much as we did. Also, I thought the fans were great and we heard some proper Saints' Come Marching In. Loved it all. Love The Saints - forever!![/p][/quote]I hope Roy Hodgson enjoyed Clyne's performance as much as I did. I thought he was back to his best today. COYR Meribelsaint
  • Score: 11

9:57pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Baddesley Bill says...

redandy10 wrote:
Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!!

Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.
There's one
[quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!! Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.[/p][/quote]There's one Baddesley Bill
  • Score: 6

9:58pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Malcombe says...

redandy10 I do not believe you are a Southampton Supporter, your comments are a death wish to SFC and I'm not surprised you have several thumbs down, it appears you are being cynical to wind the true Supporters up but don't waste precious moments go on the Club site you really do support and be positive in your life
redandy10 I do not believe you are a Southampton Supporter, your comments are a death wish to SFC and I'm not surprised you have several thumbs down, it appears you are being cynical to wind the true Supporters up but don't waste precious moments go on the Club site you really do support and be positive in your life Malcombe
  • Score: 12

9:58pm Sat 26 Apr 14

arfer phesache says...

redandy10 wrote:
Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!!

Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.
Awright ginge, are you going to the Man u game......; 0 )
[quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!! Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.[/p][/quote]Awright ginge, are you going to the Man u game......; 0 ) arfer phesache
  • Score: 3

10:05pm Sat 26 Apr 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

DisplacedFan wrote:
As his first start,I thought Sam lacked energy and enthusiasm. If you can't do anything else you can run your legs off. His energy level does not match the team. Hope l see a different level from him next time if he wants to play in he first team. Prior to the summer and a possible new forward coming in, he has the perfect opportunity to earn his spot.
Let us get real about Big Sam G, he is an 18 year old kid with absolutely no experience of leading a Premiership forward line, that doesn't happen overnight, he has much to learn yet, SRL will teach him the ropes but I don't expect him to be in a rush to do that!
[quote][p][bold]DisplacedFan[/bold] wrote: As his first start,I thought Sam lacked energy and enthusiasm. If you can't do anything else you can run your legs off. His energy level does not match the team. Hope l see a different level from him next time if he wants to play in he first team. Prior to the summer and a possible new forward coming in, he has the perfect opportunity to earn his spot.[/p][/quote]Let us get real about Big Sam G, he is an 18 year old kid with absolutely no experience of leading a Premiership forward line, that doesn't happen overnight, he has much to learn yet, SRL will teach him the ropes but I don't expect him to be in a rush to do that! OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: 6

10:08pm Sat 26 Apr 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

slugger wrote:
Anyone who was there would agree .......We deserved the win end of !
Fact!
[quote][p][bold]slugger[/bold] wrote: Anyone who was there would agree .......We deserved the win end of ![/p][/quote]Fact! OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: 6

10:17pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Seedhouse the Unrepentant says...

Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps !

Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?
Yep. You're a skate. Atmosphere matched the performance today. Outstanding.
[quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps ! Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?[/p][/quote]Yep. You're a skate. Atmosphere matched the performance today. Outstanding. Seedhouse the Unrepentant
  • Score: 10

10:42pm Sat 26 Apr 14

In search of the truth. says...

We ( Everton ) felt sorry for Southampton and in an effort to improve their position in the Premier League, let in a couple of own goals for them. You don't have to thank us but it would be nice if you remembered that you owe us one or two in future games.
We ( Everton ) felt sorry for Southampton and in an effort to improve their position in the Premier League, let in a couple of own goals for them. You don't have to thank us but it would be nice if you remembered that you owe us one or two in future games. In search of the truth.
  • Score: -16

10:49pm Sat 26 Apr 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

In search of the truth. wrote:
We ( Everton ) felt sorry for Southampton and in an effort to improve their position in the Premier League, let in a couple of own goals for them. You don't have to thank us but it would be nice if you remembered that you owe us one or two in future games.
We thank you from the hearts of our bottom.
[quote][p][bold]In search of the truth.[/bold] wrote: We ( Everton ) felt sorry for Southampton and in an effort to improve their position in the Premier League, let in a couple of own goals for them. You don't have to thank us but it would be nice if you remembered that you owe us one or two in future games.[/p][/quote]We thank you from the hearts of our bottom. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: 14

10:50pm Sat 26 Apr 14

arfer phesache says...

In search of the truth. wrote:
We ( Everton ) felt sorry for Southampton and in an effort to improve their position in the Premier League, let in a couple of own goals for them. You don't have to thank us but it would be nice if you remembered that you owe us one or two in future games.
awright ginge, you going to the Man u game.
[quote][p][bold]In search of the truth.[/bold] wrote: We ( Everton ) felt sorry for Southampton and in an effort to improve their position in the Premier League, let in a couple of own goals for them. You don't have to thank us but it would be nice if you remembered that you owe us one or two in future games.[/p][/quote]awright ginge, you going to the Man u game. arfer phesache
  • Score: 4

10:51pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Seedhouse the Unrepentant says...

In search of the truth. wrote:
We ( Everton ) felt sorry for Southampton and in an effort to improve their position in the Premier League, let in a couple of own goals for them. You don't have to thank us but it would be nice if you remembered that you owe us one or two in future games.
You already owed us big time.
[quote][p][bold]In search of the truth.[/bold] wrote: We ( Everton ) felt sorry for Southampton and in an effort to improve their position in the Premier League, let in a couple of own goals for them. You don't have to thank us but it would be nice if you remembered that you owe us one or two in future games.[/p][/quote]You already owed us big time. Seedhouse the Unrepentant
  • Score: 9

10:53pm Sat 26 Apr 14

In search of the truth. says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
In search of the truth. wrote:
We ( Everton ) felt sorry for Southampton and in an effort to improve their position in the Premier League, let in a couple of own goals for them. You don't have to thank us but it would be nice if you remembered that you owe us one or two in future games.
We thank you from the hearts of our bottom.
LOL Ha, Ha Ha
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]In search of the truth.[/bold] wrote: We ( Everton ) felt sorry for Southampton and in an effort to improve their position in the Premier League, let in a couple of own goals for them. You don't have to thank us but it would be nice if you remembered that you owe us one or two in future games.[/p][/quote]We thank you from the hearts of our bottom.[/p][/quote]LOL Ha, Ha Ha In search of the truth.
  • Score: -4

10:57pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Seedhouse the Unrepentant says...

I'm beginning to think that even if the opposition catch the ball in the box and hand it to the ref we still won't get a pen for handball.

What's with the fish in here btw?
I'm beginning to think that even if the opposition catch the ball in the box and hand it to the ref we still won't get a pen for handball. What's with the fish in here btw? Seedhouse the Unrepentant
  • Score: 8

11:10pm Sat 26 Apr 14

SaintSteve76 says...

I'll probably get a thumbs down for writing his but is it just me or were the pre and post match interviews with Lallana and Pochettino on BT Sport not very encouraging?
I'll probably get a thumbs down for writing his but is it just me or were the pre and post match interviews with Lallana and Pochettino on BT Sport not very encouraging? SaintSteve76
  • Score: -3

11:25pm Sat 26 Apr 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

SaintSteve76 wrote:
I'll probably get a thumbs down for writing his but is it just me or were the pre and post match interviews with Lallana and Pochettino on BT Sport not very encouraging?
I think they have been asked the same stupid questions so many times that they are just thoroughly hacked off with it all and were just saying anything that came into their heads just to give the hacks something to write about.
[quote][p][bold]SaintSteve76[/bold] wrote: I'll probably get a thumbs down for writing his but is it just me or were the pre and post match interviews with Lallana and Pochettino on BT Sport not very encouraging?[/p][/quote]I think they have been asked the same stupid questions so many times that they are just thoroughly hacked off with it all and were just saying anything that came into their heads just to give the hacks something to write about. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: 2

11:36pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Clever Dick says...

In search of the truth. wrote:
We ( Everton ) felt sorry for Southampton and in an effort to improve their position in the Premier League, let in a couple of own goals for them. You don't have to thank us but it would be nice if you remembered that you owe us one or two in future games.
I think you meant to say:-
We (Everton) were a very sorry side at Southampton and we were outplayed in every department. We were extremely lucky in our home game that idiot Clattenberg failed to to give you a certain penalty that would have resulted in us having two points less, which would have meant no chance of C/L qualification. After our abject display today we clearly don't deserve it anyway.
[quote][p][bold]In search of the truth.[/bold] wrote: We ( Everton ) felt sorry for Southampton and in an effort to improve their position in the Premier League, let in a couple of own goals for them. You don't have to thank us but it would be nice if you remembered that you owe us one or two in future games.[/p][/quote]I think you meant to say:- We (Everton) were a very sorry side at Southampton and we were outplayed in every department. We were extremely lucky in our home game that idiot Clattenberg failed to to give you a certain penalty that would have resulted in us having two points less, which would have meant no chance of C/L qualification. After our abject display today we clearly don't deserve it anyway. Clever Dick
  • Score: 15

12:03am Sun 27 Apr 14

el caballo santos101 says...

well we cant catch manure after they won today and if arsenil beat the toon on Monday then they can go level on points with on points but its doubtful they will go above us because of goal difference.
so 8th it is then, that's a 6 place improvement from last year? who wouldn't have taken that at the start of the season? that's a big jump up the prem in what could have been a difficult second season. do the same next year and the neggies will be moaning we didn't win the league!

after les reeds statement MP and the players seem to be answering questions about transfers by not answering them. Lallas comments today were not about him wanting to go it was all about what happens with MP, the players love him and the way he manages them, they want him to stay and continue to take our club further.
well we cant catch manure after they won today and if arsenil beat the toon on Monday then they can go level on points with on points but its doubtful they will go above us because of goal difference. so 8th it is then, that's a 6 place improvement from last year? who wouldn't have taken that at the start of the season? that's a big jump up the prem in what could have been a difficult second season. do the same next year and the neggies will be moaning we didn't win the league! after les reeds statement MP and the players seem to be answering questions about transfers by not answering them. Lallas comments today were not about him wanting to go it was all about what happens with MP, the players love him and the way he manages them, they want him to stay and continue to take our club further. el caballo santos101
  • Score: 10

12:04am Sun 27 Apr 14

el caballo santos101 says...

el caballo santos101 wrote:
well we cant catch manure after they won today and if arsenil beat the toon on Monday then they can go level on points with on points but its doubtful they will go above us because of goal difference.
so 8th it is then, that's a 6 place improvement from last year? who wouldn't have taken that at the start of the season? that's a big jump up the prem in what could have been a difficult second season. do the same next year and the neggies will be moaning we didn't win the league!

after les reeds statement MP and the players seem to be answering questions about transfers by not answering them. Lallas comments today were not about him wanting to go it was all about what happens with MP, the players love him and the way he manages them, they want him to stay and continue to take our club further.
"they can go level on points with us"
fecking alcohol!
[quote][p][bold]el caballo santos101[/bold] wrote: well we cant catch manure after they won today and if arsenil beat the toon on Monday then they can go level on points with on points but its doubtful they will go above us because of goal difference. so 8th it is then, that's a 6 place improvement from last year? who wouldn't have taken that at the start of the season? that's a big jump up the prem in what could have been a difficult second season. do the same next year and the neggies will be moaning we didn't win the league! after les reeds statement MP and the players seem to be answering questions about transfers by not answering them. Lallas comments today were not about him wanting to go it was all about what happens with MP, the players love him and the way he manages them, they want him to stay and continue to take our club further.[/p][/quote]"they can go level on points with us" fecking alcohol! el caballo santos101
  • Score: 4

12:07am Sun 27 Apr 14

DisplacedFan says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
slugger wrote:
Anyone who was there would agree .......We deserved the win end of !
Fact!
Clearly superior!
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]slugger[/bold] wrote: Anyone who was there would agree .......We deserved the win end of ![/p][/quote]Fact![/p][/quote]Clearly superior! DisplacedFan
  • Score: 3

12:07am Sun 27 Apr 14

In search of the truth. says...

Clever Dick wrote:
In search of the truth. wrote:
We ( Everton ) felt sorry for Southampton and in an effort to improve their position in the Premier League, let in a couple of own goals for them. You don't have to thank us but it would be nice if you remembered that you owe us one or two in future games.
I think you meant to say:-
We (Everton) were a very sorry side at Southampton and we were outplayed in every department. We were extremely lucky in our home game that idiot Clattenberg failed to to give you a certain penalty that would have resulted in us having two points less, which would have meant no chance of C/L qualification. After our abject display today we clearly don't deserve it anyway.
Well Clever Dick ( your not such a clever dick after all ), your wrong in thinking anything other than what i originally said.

We ( Everton ) felt sorry for Southampton and in an effort to improve their position in the Premier League, let in a couple of own goals for them. You don't have to thank us but it would be nice if you remembered that you owe us one or two in future games.
[quote][p][bold]Clever Dick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]In search of the truth.[/bold] wrote: We ( Everton ) felt sorry for Southampton and in an effort to improve their position in the Premier League, let in a couple of own goals for them. You don't have to thank us but it would be nice if you remembered that you owe us one or two in future games.[/p][/quote]I think you meant to say:- We (Everton) were a very sorry side at Southampton and we were outplayed in every department. We were extremely lucky in our home game that idiot Clattenberg failed to to give you a certain penalty that would have resulted in us having two points less, which would have meant no chance of C/L qualification. After our abject display today we clearly don't deserve it anyway.[/p][/quote]Well Clever Dick ( your not such a clever dick after all ), your wrong in thinking anything other than what i originally said. We ( Everton ) felt sorry for Southampton and in an effort to improve their position in the Premier League, let in a couple of own goals for them. You don't have to thank us but it would be nice if you remembered that you owe us one or two in future games. In search of the truth.
  • Score: -11

12:25am Sun 27 Apr 14

Positively4thStreet says...

Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps !

Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?
Probably the BT effects mikes aren't as good as the Radio Solent ones, there was plenty of background going on there, Everton were noisy up to the point of that Alcatraz jail breaker, then went rather silent, only got a bit raucous when Dejan went sliding through at a high rate of knots on his backside.
Watching it on TV, and tuning into Radio Solent at the same time? Worth a try I guess - thanks!
I tried that once,and the bonus is that because of the satellite delay,you always know a goal attempt,or a penalty,has been scored or not from Solent,before you actually see it on the screen.
[quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps ! Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?[/p][/quote]Probably the BT effects mikes aren't as good as the Radio Solent ones, there was plenty of background going on there, Everton were noisy up to the point of that Alcatraz jail breaker, then went rather silent, only got a bit raucous when Dejan went sliding through at a high rate of knots on his backside.[/p][/quote]Watching it on TV, and tuning into Radio Solent at the same time? Worth a try I guess - thanks![/p][/quote]I tried that once,and the bonus is that because of the satellite delay,you always know a goal attempt,or a penalty,has been scored or not from Solent,before you actually see it on the screen. Positively4thStreet
  • Score: 0

12:42am Sun 27 Apr 14

el caballo santos101 says...

In search of the truth. wrote:
Clever Dick wrote:
In search of the truth. wrote:
We ( Everton ) felt sorry for Southampton and in an effort to improve their position in the Premier League, let in a couple of own goals for them. You don't have to thank us but it would be nice if you remembered that you owe us one or two in future games.
I think you meant to say:-
We (Everton) were a very sorry side at Southampton and we were outplayed in every department. We were extremely lucky in our home game that idiot Clattenberg failed to to give you a certain penalty that would have resulted in us having two points less, which would have meant no chance of C/L qualification. After our abject display today we clearly don't deserve it anyway.
Well Clever Dick ( your not such a clever dick after all ), your wrong in thinking anything other than what i originally said.

We ( Everton ) felt sorry for Southampton and in an effort to improve their position in the Premier League, let in a couple of own goals for them. You don't have to thank us but it would be nice if you remembered that you owe us one or two in future games.
well we cant improve our position in the prem league so that's a stupid thing to say, or said by someone who doesn't look at the prem!
why would a team trying to get fourth and champs league qualification feel sorry for another team and deliberately let in 2 goals?
not only a stupid statement but its been reposted! whats that saying? "you cant teach stupid!"
[quote][p][bold]In search of the truth.[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Clever Dick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]In search of the truth.[/bold] wrote: We ( Everton ) felt sorry for Southampton and in an effort to improve their position in the Premier League, let in a couple of own goals for them. You don't have to thank us but it would be nice if you remembered that you owe us one or two in future games.[/p][/quote]I think you meant to say:- We (Everton) were a very sorry side at Southampton and we were outplayed in every department. We were extremely lucky in our home game that idiot Clattenberg failed to to give you a certain penalty that would have resulted in us having two points less, which would have meant no chance of C/L qualification. After our abject display today we clearly don't deserve it anyway.[/p][/quote]Well Clever Dick ( your not such a clever dick after all ), your wrong in thinking anything other than what i originally said. We ( Everton ) felt sorry for Southampton and in an effort to improve their position in the Premier League, let in a couple of own goals for them. You don't have to thank us but it would be nice if you remembered that you owe us one or two in future games.[/p][/quote]well we cant improve our position in the prem league so that's a stupid thing to say, or said by someone who doesn't look at the prem! why would a team trying to get fourth and champs league qualification feel sorry for another team and deliberately let in 2 goals? not only a stupid statement but its been reposted! whats that saying? "you cant teach stupid!" el caballo santos101
  • Score: 5

2:24am Sun 27 Apr 14

jasons odd says...

Any criticism of Gallagher is ridiculous . The lad is young and will improve. The last 2 games are meaningless ....I want to see Gallagher start both games ...and maybe Reed too.
Any criticism of Gallagher is ridiculous . The lad is young and will improve. The last 2 games are meaningless ....I want to see Gallagher start both games ...and maybe Reed too. jasons odd
  • Score: 11

8:12am Sun 27 Apr 14

Clever Dick says...

In search of the truth. wrote:
Clever Dick wrote:
In search of the truth. wrote:
We ( Everton ) felt sorry for Southampton and in an effort to improve their position in the Premier League, let in a couple of own goals for them. You don't have to thank us but it would be nice if you remembered that you owe us one or two in future games.
I think you meant to say:-
We (Everton) were a very sorry side at Southampton and we were outplayed in every department. We were extremely lucky in our home game that idiot Clattenberg failed to to give you a certain penalty that would have resulted in us having two points less, which would have meant no chance of C/L qualification. After our abject display today we clearly don't deserve it anyway.
Well Clever Dick ( your not such a clever dick after all ), your wrong in thinking anything other than what i originally said.

We ( Everton ) felt sorry for Southampton and in an effort to improve their position in the Premier League, let in a couple of own goals for them. You don't have to thank us but it would be nice if you remembered that you owe us one or two in future games.
What's the point of being "in search of the truth" if you can't accept it when it's pointed out to you? You were totally outplayed by a far superior side. Were you at the game? Just asking as I was wondering if there were any good books in the "library" where all the Everton fans were.
[quote][p][bold]In search of the truth.[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Clever Dick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]In search of the truth.[/bold] wrote: We ( Everton ) felt sorry for Southampton and in an effort to improve their position in the Premier League, let in a couple of own goals for them. You don't have to thank us but it would be nice if you remembered that you owe us one or two in future games.[/p][/quote]I think you meant to say:- We (Everton) were a very sorry side at Southampton and we were outplayed in every department. We were extremely lucky in our home game that idiot Clattenberg failed to to give you a certain penalty that would have resulted in us having two points less, which would have meant no chance of C/L qualification. After our abject display today we clearly don't deserve it anyway.[/p][/quote]Well Clever Dick ( your not such a clever dick after all ), your wrong in thinking anything other than what i originally said. We ( Everton ) felt sorry for Southampton and in an effort to improve their position in the Premier League, let in a couple of own goals for them. You don't have to thank us but it would be nice if you remembered that you owe us one or two in future games.[/p][/quote]What's the point of being "in search of the truth" if you can't accept it when it's pointed out to you? You were totally outplayed by a far superior side. Were you at the game? Just asking as I was wondering if there were any good books in the "library" where all the Everton fans were. Clever Dick
  • Score: 5

8:24am Sun 27 Apr 14

Freddie Flowerpot says...

Seedhouse the Unrepentant wrote:
Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps !

Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?
Yep. You're a skate. Atmosphere matched the performance today. Outstanding.
Bit weird for a 'skate' to be a season ticket holder at SMS don't you think ?

Engage brain before you post next time.
[quote][p][bold]Seedhouse the Unrepentant[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps ! Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?[/p][/quote]Yep. You're a skate. Atmosphere matched the performance today. Outstanding.[/p][/quote]Bit weird for a 'skate' to be a season ticket holder at SMS don't you think ? Engage brain before you post next time. Freddie Flowerpot
  • Score: -3

8:31am Sun 27 Apr 14

Littleton-Saint says...

jasons odd wrote:
Any criticism of Gallagher is ridiculous . The lad is young and will improve. The last 2 games are meaningless ....I want to see Gallagher start both games ...and maybe Reed too.
Reed was keen and effective when he came on; Gallagher was poor yesterday - I hope that he improves, but my gut feeling is that he hasn't got the talent at this level - time will tell. We will buy forwards in the summer, so Gallagher needs to man-up quick or his chances may evaporate come 2014/5.
[quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: Any criticism of Gallagher is ridiculous . The lad is young and will improve. The last 2 games are meaningless ....I want to see Gallagher start both games ...and maybe Reed too.[/p][/quote]Reed was keen and effective when he came on; Gallagher was poor yesterday - I hope that he improves, but my gut feeling is that he hasn't got the talent at this level - time will tell. We will buy forwards in the summer, so Gallagher needs to man-up quick or his chances may evaporate come 2014/5. Littleton-Saint
  • Score: 1

8:46am Sun 27 Apr 14

Sutton Saint says...

The new Gareth Bale.....he has the skill, speed, good shot and ability to beat opposition players so why not put Luke Shaw in a midfield position to enable him to run at the opposition. We all thought Bale was a fullback, but look what he has achieved. Luke deserves a chance to be not only a great midfielder, but someone who can scare the hell out of opposition defences.
The new Gareth Bale.....he has the skill, speed, good shot and ability to beat opposition players so why not put Luke Shaw in a midfield position to enable him to run at the opposition. We all thought Bale was a fullback, but look what he has achieved. Luke deserves a chance to be not only a great midfielder, but someone who can scare the hell out of opposition defences. Sutton Saint
  • Score: 6

8:52am Sun 27 Apr 14

Saintsayer II says...

redandy10 wrote:
Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!!

Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.
Why do you find it impossible to believe what Les Reed said on thursday?
[quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!! Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.[/p][/quote]Why do you find it impossible to believe what Les Reed said on thursday? Saintsayer II
  • Score: 5

9:18am Sun 27 Apr 14

SFCOLDBOY says...

Littleton-Saint wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
Any criticism of Gallagher is ridiculous . The lad is young and will improve. The last 2 games are meaningless ....I want to see Gallagher start both games ...and maybe Reed too.
Reed was keen and effective when he came on; Gallagher was poor yesterday - I hope that he improves, but my gut feeling is that he hasn't got the talent at this level - time will tell. We will buy forwards in the summer, so Gallagher needs to man-up quick or his chances may evaporate come 2014/5.
I made a point on here last season that Jay Rodrigues needs to do loads on the weights pre-season cos just about any reasonable defender was knocking him off the ball.
That happened,does the above happen now,------NO.
Sam Gallagher is 18, he has potentially 3 years of physical growing ahead.
T add to the above,Rickie Lambert rates this lad, his football can only improve, surrounded with the fantastic players around him and the great coaching the club has to offer.
COYS
[quote][p][bold]Littleton-Saint[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: Any criticism of Gallagher is ridiculous . The lad is young and will improve. The last 2 games are meaningless ....I want to see Gallagher start both games ...and maybe Reed too.[/p][/quote]Reed was keen and effective when he came on; Gallagher was poor yesterday - I hope that he improves, but my gut feeling is that he hasn't got the talent at this level - time will tell. We will buy forwards in the summer, so Gallagher needs to man-up quick or his chances may evaporate come 2014/5.[/p][/quote]I made a point on here last season that Jay Rodrigues needs to do loads on the weights pre-season cos just about any reasonable defender was knocking him off the ball. That happened,does the above happen now,------NO. Sam Gallagher is 18, he has potentially 3 years of physical growing ahead. T add to the above,Rickie Lambert rates this lad, his football can only improve, surrounded with the fantastic players around him and the great coaching the club has to offer. COYS SFCOLDBOY
  • Score: 4

9:25am Sun 27 Apr 14

Seedhouse the Unrepentant says...

Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
Seedhouse the Unrepentant wrote:
Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps !

Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?
Yep. You're a skate. Atmosphere matched the performance today. Outstanding.
Bit weird for a 'skate' to be a season ticket holder at SMS don't you think ?

Engage brain before you post next time.
Sorry. I didn't realise you'd taken your sofa and Samsung HD 46 incher to St Mary's. Silly me!
[quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Seedhouse the Unrepentant[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps ! Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?[/p][/quote]Yep. You're a skate. Atmosphere matched the performance today. Outstanding.[/p][/quote]Bit weird for a 'skate' to be a season ticket holder at SMS don't you think ? Engage brain before you post next time.[/p][/quote]Sorry. I didn't realise you'd taken your sofa and Samsung HD 46 incher to St Mary's. Silly me! Seedhouse the Unrepentant
  • Score: 11

9:37am Sun 27 Apr 14

BracknellSaint says...

Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
Seedhouse the Unrepentant wrote:
Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps !

Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?
Yep. You're a skate. Atmosphere matched the performance today. Outstanding.
Bit weird for a 'skate' to be a season ticket holder at SMS don't you think ?

Engage brain before you post next time.
Superb my little fishy friend!
The season ticket holder at SMS, who watches the games on TV instead of going to the stadium??!
Concern yourself more with your tiny club only managing to stay in the lowest tier( sorry, we Saints have no idea what that league feels like) of English footy, and only being a league away from Eastleigh!
[quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Seedhouse the Unrepentant[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps ! Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?[/p][/quote]Yep. You're a skate. Atmosphere matched the performance today. Outstanding.[/p][/quote]Bit weird for a 'skate' to be a season ticket holder at SMS don't you think ? Engage brain before you post next time.[/p][/quote]Superb my little fishy friend! The season ticket holder at SMS, who watches the games on TV instead of going to the stadium??! Concern yourself more with your tiny club only managing to stay in the lowest tier( sorry, we Saints have no idea what that league feels like) of English footy, and only being a league away from Eastleigh! BracknellSaint
  • Score: 5

10:31am Sun 27 Apr 14

dadofmy3sons says...

Still only 8th
atrocious!
Why do we bother supporting Saints?

Just thought I would bring some balance

Dreamland ! !
8th ?
Brilliant

Not a weak link in the team, what were we worrying about ?
Back to how we know we can play
Completely safe and an oppurtunity to give some time to the young players, much like we have done all season!
Still only 8th atrocious! Why do we bother supporting Saints? Just thought I would bring some balance Dreamland ! ! 8th ? Brilliant Not a weak link in the team, what were we worrying about ? Back to how we know we can play Completely safe and an oppurtunity to give some time to the young players, much like we have done all season! dadofmy3sons
  • Score: 3

10:52am Sun 27 Apr 14

Buddy SFC says...

The hardest thing being a Saints Fan is that every top side we play well against and Win or deserve to win , seem to have had a bad day ??? Worked it out yet ??? Saints have a top young side getting better and better , lets hope we can keep it together in the Summer with MoPo and Adam and next year they will be even more sides having a bad day !
The hardest thing being a Saints Fan is that every top side we play well against and Win or deserve to win , seem to have had a bad day ??? Worked it out yet ??? Saints have a top young side getting better and better , lets hope we can keep it together in the Summer with MoPo and Adam and next year they will be even more sides having a bad day ! Buddy SFC
  • Score: 4

11:07am Sun 27 Apr 14

warrens 76 says...

Were this pre premier league and ECL with such a financial gulf between top four and the rest I would say we are on the cusp of something very special…

Derby, Forest, Villa, QPR almost, us almost, are examples of how great management and disparate abilities could allow different clubs their day in the sun..

…my worry is that the money is so huge and the only chance to show your true talent on the big stage requires ECL football that we could lose players through no fault of our own or indeed their's…just corporatescale economics against medium sized income.

One thing is for sure as with the Fergie fledglings in the early 90's this crop of players all at the same time is as rare as rocking horse teeth…we have to build on it NOW and bridge the financial gap with continued footballing excellence which will generate a much larger following ….

Whilst the board are busy looking at international merchandising and partnerships a concerted effort with all Sout and south west schools via League and FA cup tickets, sponsorship, minibuses etc would not go amiss, I feel probably because of the restriceted size of the DELL we lost about 5000 potential permanent supporters…

My marketing vision would be this.. if you are from the South then you support Southampton end of.
Were this pre premier league and ECL with such a financial gulf between top four and the rest I would say we are on the cusp of something very special… Derby, Forest, Villa, QPR almost, us almost, are examples of how great management and disparate abilities could allow different clubs their day in the sun.. …my worry is that the money is so huge and the only chance to show your true talent on the big stage requires ECL football that we could lose players through no fault of our own or indeed their's…just corporatescale economics against medium sized income. One thing is for sure as with the Fergie fledglings in the early 90's this crop of players all at the same time is as rare as rocking horse teeth…we have to build on it NOW and bridge the financial gap with continued footballing excellence which will generate a much larger following …. Whilst the board are busy looking at international merchandising and partnerships a concerted effort with all Sout and south west schools via League and FA cup tickets, sponsorship, minibuses etc would not go amiss, I feel probably because of the restriceted size of the DELL we lost about 5000 potential permanent supporters… My marketing vision would be this.. if you are from the South then you support Southampton end of. warrens 76
  • Score: 4

11:21am Sun 27 Apr 14

Tony in Liberia says...

Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
Seedhouse the Unrepentant wrote:
Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps !

Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?
Yep. You're a skate. Atmosphere matched the performance today. Outstanding.
Bit weird for a 'skate' to be a season ticket holder at SMS don't you think ?

Engage brain before you post next time.
In which case, one wonders why you were watching it on our tv?
[quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Seedhouse the Unrepentant[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps ! Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?[/p][/quote]Yep. You're a skate. Atmosphere matched the performance today. Outstanding.[/p][/quote]Bit weird for a 'skate' to be a season ticket holder at SMS don't you think ? Engage brain before you post next time.[/p][/quote]In which case, one wonders why you were watching it on our tv? Tony in Liberia
  • Score: 2

11:21am Sun 27 Apr 14

Cpt. Kirk's illegitimate love child says...

el caballo santos101 wrote:
well we cant catch manure after they won today and if arsenil beat the toon on Monday then they can go level on points with on points but its doubtful they will go above us because of goal difference.
so 8th it is then, that's a 6 place improvement from last year? who wouldn't have taken that at the start of the season? that's a big jump up the prem in what could have been a difficult second season. do the same next year and the neggies will be moaning we didn't win the league!

after les reeds statement MP and the players seem to be answering questions about transfers by not answering them. Lallas comments today were not about him wanting to go it was all about what happens with MP, the players love him and the way he manages them, they want him to stay and continue to take our club further.
Yep, and I'll settle for a mere 4 place improvement next season instead of 6 like this year. Where will that take us? Oh yeah, Champions League!

What will it take to finish at least 4th next season? Poch signing a contract extension? A bigger, stronger squad given the impact injuries have had on us this season?

There will be a few out I guess (Osvaldo and maybe Guly and Mayuka) and hopefully at least two, maybe three quality players in, but the youngsters will have the experience of this season to know what this level is all about so hopefully they will continue to improve and help drive us on next season.

I can't wait for the club to announce Poch has signed. If he does then we all know this club is only headed in one direction: up...
[quote][p][bold]el caballo santos101[/bold] wrote: well we cant catch manure after they won today and if arsenil beat the toon on Monday then they can go level on points with on points but its doubtful they will go above us because of goal difference. so 8th it is then, that's a 6 place improvement from last year? who wouldn't have taken that at the start of the season? that's a big jump up the prem in what could have been a difficult second season. do the same next year and the neggies will be moaning we didn't win the league! after les reeds statement MP and the players seem to be answering questions about transfers by not answering them. Lallas comments today were not about him wanting to go it was all about what happens with MP, the players love him and the way he manages them, they want him to stay and continue to take our club further.[/p][/quote]Yep, and I'll settle for a mere 4 place improvement next season instead of 6 like this year. Where will that take us? Oh yeah, Champions League! What will it take to finish at least 4th next season? Poch signing a contract extension? A bigger, stronger squad given the impact injuries have had on us this season? There will be a few out I guess (Osvaldo and maybe Guly and Mayuka) and hopefully at least two, maybe three quality players in, but the youngsters will have the experience of this season to know what this level is all about so hopefully they will continue to improve and help drive us on next season. I can't wait for the club to announce Poch has signed. If he does then we all know this club is only headed in one direction: up... Cpt. Kirk's illegitimate love child
  • Score: 2

11:31am Sun 27 Apr 14

Seedhouse the Unrepentant says...

Eight is magnificent and continues the year on year growth which is so important. Maybe we should have settled for 13th so as not to make next year so hard! One place at a time now, 7th is only one place improvement but it's a lot more points.
Eight is magnificent and continues the year on year growth which is so important. Maybe we should have settled for 13th so as not to make next year so hard! One place at a time now, 7th is only one place improvement but it's a lot more points. Seedhouse the Unrepentant
  • Score: 2

11:33am Sun 27 Apr 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
Seedhouse the Unrepentant wrote:
Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps !

Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?
Yep. You're a skate. Atmosphere matched the performance today. Outstanding.
Bit weird for a 'skate' to be a season ticket holder at SMS don't you think ?

Engage brain before you post next time.
Give us the lowdown, are you Bill or are you Ben, did you marry Weed or smoke it?
[quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Seedhouse the Unrepentant[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps ! Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?[/p][/quote]Yep. You're a skate. Atmosphere matched the performance today. Outstanding.[/p][/quote]Bit weird for a 'skate' to be a season ticket holder at SMS don't you think ? Engage brain before you post next time.[/p][/quote]Give us the lowdown, are you Bill or are you Ben, did you marry Weed or smoke it? OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: 4

11:37am Sun 27 Apr 14

THE12THMAN says...

Just like to say that I thought the saints outplayed Everton in every department, Wanyama and Cork were superb together and Davis gets better every time I watch him COYR.
Just like to say that I thought the saints outplayed Everton in every department, Wanyama and Cork were superb together and Davis gets better every time I watch him COYR. THE12THMAN
  • Score: 5

11:48am Sun 27 Apr 14

Mush On The Beach says...

Buddy SFC wrote:
The hardest thing being a Saints Fan is that every top side we play well against and Win or deserve to win , seem to have had a bad day ??? Worked it out yet ??? Saints have a top young side getting better and better , lets hope we can keep it together in the Summer with MoPo and Adam and next year they will be even more sides having a bad day !
Yep, so many bad days out for our opponents. To be fair most football fans are not mugs and I can tell you from my experience we have a lot of respect for what we are producing on and off the pitch.
I thought the game was a good contest by 2 great sides and our class and effort gave us the result we deserved. It will be a shame when the season is over but I guess the World Cup will soon fill the void.
[quote][p][bold]Buddy SFC[/bold] wrote: The hardest thing being a Saints Fan is that every top side we play well against and Win or deserve to win , seem to have had a bad day ??? Worked it out yet ??? Saints have a top young side getting better and better , lets hope we can keep it together in the Summer with MoPo and Adam and next year they will be even more sides having a bad day ![/p][/quote]Yep, so many bad days out for our opponents. To be fair most football fans are not mugs and I can tell you from my experience we have a lot of respect for what we are producing on and off the pitch. I thought the game was a good contest by 2 great sides and our class and effort gave us the result we deserved. It will be a shame when the season is over but I guess the World Cup will soon fill the void. Mush On The Beach
  • Score: 3

11:54am Sun 27 Apr 14

dadofmy3sons says...

Daily Mail gives a brilliant write up on the game and praises Saints throughout.

Then they ruin it all with a comment that we will have to sell because of finances.

They just don't get it do they?
We are a severely rich club with fantastic backers who want to suceed, but would rather do it the senssible and business like way.
Building for the future.
Daily Mail gives a brilliant write up on the game and praises Saints throughout. Then they ruin it all with a comment that we will have to sell because of finances. They just don't get it do they? We are a severely rich club with fantastic backers who want to suceed, but would rather do it the senssible and business like way. Building for the future. dadofmy3sons
  • Score: 7

12:18pm Sun 27 Apr 14

SnapperSaint says...

The match yesterday was the antidote for the match against Cardiff, so enjoyed the Everton game...the atmosphere was electric and the support was outstanding, anyone tells you differently was either not there or is not a Southampton supporter!
So wish Davis has scored with that shot, his play on day really deserved it, but then I could say that about the whole team.
I even watched the recorded match end to end again on BT Sport when I got home, it was worth enjoying a second time it was so good!
Like others have posted, I did get fed up with the commentary focussing on how badly Everton were playing and not how they were so comprehensively outplayed by Southampton they were made to look ordinary...Ah well, when we have had more or two more seasons like this one in the PL, perhaps they will talk about us in the same way!
The match yesterday was the antidote for the match against Cardiff, so enjoyed the Everton game...the atmosphere was electric and the support was outstanding, anyone tells you differently was either not there or is not a Southampton supporter! So wish Davis has scored with that shot, his play on day really deserved it, but then I could say that about the whole team. I even watched the recorded match end to end again on BT Sport when I got home, it was worth enjoying a second time it was so good! Like others have posted, I did get fed up with the commentary focussing on how badly Everton were playing and not how they were so comprehensively outplayed by Southampton they were made to look ordinary...Ah well, when we have had more or two more seasons like this one in the PL, perhaps they will talk about us in the same way! SnapperSaint
  • Score: 3

12:41pm Sun 27 Apr 14

bigfella777 says...

Come on Gus
Come on Gus bigfella777
  • Score: -3

12:53pm Sun 27 Apr 14

Mush On The Beach says...

bigfella777 wrote:
Come on Gus
You’ve hopped on the wrong bus.
[quote][p][bold]bigfella777[/bold] wrote: Come on Gus[/p][/quote]You’ve hopped on the wrong bus. Mush On The Beach
  • Score: 4

1:27pm Sun 27 Apr 14

redandy10 says...

Saintsayer II wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!!

Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.
Why do you find it impossible to believe what Les Reed said on thursday?
Les Reed's little statement means about as much as the paper it was written on. Unless Adam and Luke are in shackles, with Les clutching the key in his mitt, them lads are free to leave. From a financial standpoint, of course we DON'T need to sell any players, even if the Daily Mail would have us believe differently, but can we limit a player's ambition to play for a world famous club? NO! This whole will they won't they debate will come down to the players themselves. The club wants to sell season tickets and quite rightly they are saying all the right things to maximise those sells. But at the end of the day, If a player wants out, the club is powerless, even with a legally binding contract!
[quote][p][bold]Saintsayer II[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!! Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.[/p][/quote]Why do you find it impossible to believe what Les Reed said on thursday?[/p][/quote]Les Reed's little statement means about as much as the paper it was written on. Unless Adam and Luke are in shackles, with Les clutching the key in his mitt, them lads are free to leave. From a financial standpoint, of course we DON'T need to sell any players, even if the Daily Mail would have us believe differently, but can we limit a player's ambition to play for a world famous club? NO! This whole will they won't they debate will come down to the players themselves. The club wants to sell season tickets and quite rightly they are saying all the right things to maximise those sells. But at the end of the day, If a player wants out, the club is powerless, even with a legally binding contract! redandy10
  • Score: -1

1:42pm Sun 27 Apr 14

bigfella777 says...

Lallana couldn't have been a more faithful servant to the team after going down the leagues and obviously taking pay cuts when he didn't need to, this must have cost him financially in a limited career. if he see's the chance to permanently provide for his family in a big money move I think he has earned that right and best of luck to him, plenty more quality players coming through probably the best academy in the country.
Lallana couldn't have been a more faithful servant to the team after going down the leagues and obviously taking pay cuts when he didn't need to, this must have cost him financially in a limited career. if he see's the chance to permanently provide for his family in a big money move I think he has earned that right and best of luck to him, plenty more quality players coming through probably the best academy in the country. bigfella777
  • Score: -4

1:49pm Sun 27 Apr 14

Mush On The Beach says...

redandy10 wrote:
Saintsayer II wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!!

Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.
Why do you find it impossible to believe what Les Reed said on thursday?
Les Reed's little statement means about as much as the paper it was written on. Unless Adam and Luke are in shackles, with Les clutching the key in his mitt, them lads are free to leave. From a financial standpoint, of course we DON'T need to sell any players, even if the Daily Mail would have us believe differently, but can we limit a player's ambition to play for a world famous club? NO! This whole will they won't they debate will come down to the players themselves. The club wants to sell season tickets and quite rightly they are saying all the right things to maximise those sells. But at the end of the day, If a player wants out, the club is powerless, even with a legally binding contract!
History says that you may be right, after all Neville Chamberlain looked a bit daft with his little bit of bit of paper signed by Adolf. I think the intentions of the board are honourable but the balance of power in the game changed after the Bosman Ruling. If the player and his agent want to secure a move, it’s very hard to stop it.
Let’s hope the players, manager and board are motivated to continue the excellence of what is being built here, because it is genuinely special.
[quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Saintsayer II[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!! Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.[/p][/quote]Why do you find it impossible to believe what Les Reed said on thursday?[/p][/quote]Les Reed's little statement means about as much as the paper it was written on. Unless Adam and Luke are in shackles, with Les clutching the key in his mitt, them lads are free to leave. From a financial standpoint, of course we DON'T need to sell any players, even if the Daily Mail would have us believe differently, but can we limit a player's ambition to play for a world famous club? NO! This whole will they won't they debate will come down to the players themselves. The club wants to sell season tickets and quite rightly they are saying all the right things to maximise those sells. But at the end of the day, If a player wants out, the club is powerless, even with a legally binding contract![/p][/quote]History says that you may be right, after all Neville Chamberlain looked a bit daft with his little bit of bit of paper signed by Adolf. I think the intentions of the board are honourable but the balance of power in the game changed after the Bosman Ruling. If the player and his agent want to secure a move, it’s very hard to stop it. Let’s hope the players, manager and board are motivated to continue the excellence of what is being built here, because it is genuinely special. Mush On The Beach
  • Score: 0

2:07pm Sun 27 Apr 14

redandy10 says...

Mush On The Beach wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Saintsayer II wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!!

Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.
Why do you find it impossible to believe what Les Reed said on thursday?
Les Reed's little statement means about as much as the paper it was written on. Unless Adam and Luke are in shackles, with Les clutching the key in his mitt, them lads are free to leave. From a financial standpoint, of course we DON'T need to sell any players, even if the Daily Mail would have us believe differently, but can we limit a player's ambition to play for a world famous club? NO! This whole will they won't they debate will come down to the players themselves. The club wants to sell season tickets and quite rightly they are saying all the right things to maximise those sells. But at the end of the day, If a player wants out, the club is powerless, even with a legally binding contract!
History says that you may be right, after all Neville Chamberlain looked a bit daft with his little bit of bit of paper signed by Adolf. I think the intentions of the board are honourable but the balance of power in the game changed after the Bosman Ruling. If the player and his agent want to secure a move, it’s very hard to stop it.
Let’s hope the players, manager and board are motivated to continue the excellence of what is being built here, because it is genuinely special.
Really well said Mush! We all want them to stay, but history isn't on our side. What you say about what's going on being special, i couldn't agree more. We have never been in a better position to break into that group of top Premiership sides, wouldn't it be such a shame if we didn't take those last few steps.

For me the only way of keeping Poch and the lads is to show our ambition in the transfer market. Expanding St Marys would also help. We are so close to really doing something incredible, but we are also close to seeing it all slip away.
[quote][p][bold]Mush On The Beach[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Saintsayer II[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!! Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.[/p][/quote]Why do you find it impossible to believe what Les Reed said on thursday?[/p][/quote]Les Reed's little statement means about as much as the paper it was written on. Unless Adam and Luke are in shackles, with Les clutching the key in his mitt, them lads are free to leave. From a financial standpoint, of course we DON'T need to sell any players, even if the Daily Mail would have us believe differently, but can we limit a player's ambition to play for a world famous club? NO! This whole will they won't they debate will come down to the players themselves. The club wants to sell season tickets and quite rightly they are saying all the right things to maximise those sells. But at the end of the day, If a player wants out, the club is powerless, even with a legally binding contract![/p][/quote]History says that you may be right, after all Neville Chamberlain looked a bit daft with his little bit of bit of paper signed by Adolf. I think the intentions of the board are honourable but the balance of power in the game changed after the Bosman Ruling. If the player and his agent want to secure a move, it’s very hard to stop it. Let’s hope the players, manager and board are motivated to continue the excellence of what is being built here, because it is genuinely special.[/p][/quote]Really well said Mush! We all want them to stay, but history isn't on our side. What you say about what's going on being special, i couldn't agree more. We have never been in a better position to break into that group of top Premiership sides, wouldn't it be such a shame if we didn't take those last few steps. For me the only way of keeping Poch and the lads is to show our ambition in the transfer market. Expanding St Marys would also help. We are so close to really doing something incredible, but we are also close to seeing it all slip away. redandy10
  • Score: 0

2:41pm Sun 27 Apr 14

Malcombe says...

redandy10 Now that's more like positivity for Southampton, your earlier comment seemed very anti Southampton and had many of us fooled me included, a good tip is think about what you intend to comment and take your time, read it through because you can always edit, punctuate check spelling etc before you post your comment, if you truly are a Saints supporter you'll also have friends for life on here, this comments from me is without prejudice
redandy10 Now that's more like positivity for Southampton, your earlier comment seemed very anti Southampton and had many of us fooled me included, a good tip is think about what you intend to comment and take your time, read it through because you can always edit, punctuate check spelling etc before you post your comment, if you truly are a Saints supporter you'll also have friends for life on here, this comments from me is without prejudice Malcombe
  • Score: 1

3:31pm Sun 27 Apr 14

Freddie Flowerpot says...

BracknellSaint wrote:
Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
Seedhouse the Unrepentant wrote:
Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps !

Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?
Yep. You're a skate. Atmosphere matched the performance today. Outstanding.
Bit weird for a 'skate' to be a season ticket holder at SMS don't you think ?

Engage brain before you post next time.
Superb my little fishy friend!
The season ticket holder at SMS, who watches the games on TV instead of going to the stadium??!
Concern yourself more with your tiny club only managing to stay in the lowest tier( sorry, we Saints have no idea what that league feels like) of English footy, and only being a league away from Eastleigh!
What an embarrassment you are, I expect I've supported Saints far longer than you have, going all the way back to the Lawrie Mac days.

Being a season ticket holder does not compel me to attend every match, if you were one yourself you'd know.
[quote][p][bold]BracknellSaint[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Seedhouse the Unrepentant[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps ! Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?[/p][/quote]Yep. You're a skate. Atmosphere matched the performance today. Outstanding.[/p][/quote]Bit weird for a 'skate' to be a season ticket holder at SMS don't you think ? Engage brain before you post next time.[/p][/quote]Superb my little fishy friend! The season ticket holder at SMS, who watches the games on TV instead of going to the stadium??! Concern yourself more with your tiny club only managing to stay in the lowest tier( sorry, we Saints have no idea what that league feels like) of English footy, and only being a league away from Eastleigh![/p][/quote]What an embarrassment you are, I expect I've supported Saints far longer than you have, going all the way back to the Lawrie Mac days. Being a season ticket holder does not compel me to attend every match, if you were one yourself you'd know. Freddie Flowerpot
  • Score: -4

3:41pm Sun 27 Apr 14

redandy10 says...

Malcombe wrote:
redandy10 Now that's more like positivity for Southampton, your earlier comment seemed very anti Southampton and had many of us fooled me included, a good tip is think about what you intend to comment and take your time, read it through because you can always edit, punctuate check spelling etc before you post your comment, if you truly are a Saints supporter you'll also have friends for life on here, this comments from me is without prejudice
Food for thought Malcombe! I'll certainly spend the next couple of nights slumped over the kitchen table, deep in thought ruminating on your wise words. As for the friends for life part, I'll take a rain check on that one if it's all same with you. Having the Stepford Wives as firm friends wouldn't be something to crow about. But let's talk footie Mal. A nice tidy performance yesterday. Yes Everton gave us a couple of goals, but the lads closed out the game in a business like manner. Well done chaps!

Be in no doubt Mal, we are on the precipice of greatness, but the flip side is retaining our plucky little Southampton reputation. Cute, I grant you, but hardly exciting. Flash hit the nail on the head when he stressed the importance of this summer. It really is make or break for our journey. The question facing Kat and Mr NHL is do we want to spit out that figurative piece of straw, and sit at the big table? To do this it will take cold, hard, cash, AND PLENTY OF IT MALC.

The trouble is my red and white heart says YES, but my rather big brain says NO. Let's go back to last summer shall we, and the impasse between NC and Kat. When ultimatums were issued by NC and Poch, it was fair to say that the writing was on the wall. Pretending there was little chance of it happening was pure folly, whilst comforting, it was wholly unrealistic. The same goes for Adam and Luke packing up their match day toiletry bags and ambling off to Old Trafford. The odds are not in our favour, as MUSH concurred.

My big concern remains Poch and Lovren slopping off. Those Liverpool rumours surrounding Dejan worry me greatly. Do they worry you Mal? Of course if by some chance we keep Adam and Luke for another season, we can probably look forward to European qualification. Add to this the likelihood of cementing ourselves as one of the main Premiership players, our pulling power in the transfer market would increase and hey presto, we will have arrived. Like the chap with the tach and shinny head used to say, Saint, football's a funny old game, init!!!

Thanks again for the pep talk Malcombe. Btw what's with the "b" in your name, did you have a blocked nose when you registered?
[quote][p][bold]Malcombe[/bold] wrote: redandy10 Now that's more like positivity for Southampton, your earlier comment seemed very anti Southampton and had many of us fooled me included, a good tip is think about what you intend to comment and take your time, read it through because you can always edit, punctuate check spelling etc before you post your comment, if you truly are a Saints supporter you'll also have friends for life on here, this comments from me is without prejudice[/p][/quote]Food for thought Malcombe! I'll certainly spend the next couple of nights slumped over the kitchen table, deep in thought ruminating on your wise words. As for the friends for life part, I'll take a rain check on that one if it's all same with you. Having the Stepford Wives as firm friends wouldn't be something to crow about. But let's talk footie Mal. A nice tidy performance yesterday. Yes Everton gave us a couple of goals, but the lads closed out the game in a business like manner. Well done chaps! Be in no doubt Mal, we are on the precipice of greatness, but the flip side is retaining our plucky little Southampton reputation. Cute, I grant you, but hardly exciting. Flash hit the nail on the head when he stressed the importance of this summer. It really is make or break for our journey. The question facing Kat and Mr NHL is do we want to spit out that figurative piece of straw, and sit at the big table? To do this it will take cold, hard, cash, AND PLENTY OF IT MALC. The trouble is my red and white heart says YES, but my rather big brain says NO. Let's go back to last summer shall we, and the impasse between NC and Kat. When ultimatums were issued by NC and Poch, it was fair to say that the writing was on the wall. Pretending there was little chance of it happening was pure folly, whilst comforting, it was wholly unrealistic. The same goes for Adam and Luke packing up their match day toiletry bags and ambling off to Old Trafford. The odds are not in our favour, as MUSH concurred. My big concern remains Poch and Lovren slopping off. Those Liverpool rumours surrounding Dejan worry me greatly. Do they worry you Mal? Of course if by some chance we keep Adam and Luke for another season, we can probably look forward to European qualification. Add to this the likelihood of cementing ourselves as one of the main Premiership players, our pulling power in the transfer market would increase and hey presto, we will have arrived. Like the chap with the tach and shinny head used to say, Saint, football's a funny old game, init!!! Thanks again for the pep talk Malcombe. Btw what's with the "b" in your name, did you have a blocked nose when you registered? redandy10
  • Score: 0

3:50pm Sun 27 Apr 14

Freddie Flowerpot says...

redandy10 wrote:
Malcombe wrote:
redandy10 Now that's more like positivity for Southampton, your earlier comment seemed very anti Southampton and had many of us fooled me included, a good tip is think about what you intend to comment and take your time, read it through because you can always edit, punctuate check spelling etc before you post your comment, if you truly are a Saints supporter you'll also have friends for life on here, this comments from me is without prejudice
Food for thought Malcombe! I'll certainly spend the next couple of nights slumped over the kitchen table, deep in thought ruminating on your wise words. As for the friends for life part, I'll take a rain check on that one if it's all same with you. Having the Stepford Wives as firm friends wouldn't be something to crow about. But let's talk footie Mal. A nice tidy performance yesterday. Yes Everton gave us a couple of goals, but the lads closed out the game in a business like manner. Well done chaps!

Be in no doubt Mal, we are on the precipice of greatness, but the flip side is retaining our plucky little Southampton reputation. Cute, I grant you, but hardly exciting. Flash hit the nail on the head when he stressed the importance of this summer. It really is make or break for our journey. The question facing Kat and Mr NHL is do we want to spit out that figurative piece of straw, and sit at the big table? To do this it will take cold, hard, cash, AND PLENTY OF IT MALC.

The trouble is my red and white heart says YES, but my rather big brain says NO. Let's go back to last summer shall we, and the impasse between NC and Kat. When ultimatums were issued by NC and Poch, it was fair to say that the writing was on the wall. Pretending there was little chance of it happening was pure folly, whilst comforting, it was wholly unrealistic. The same goes for Adam and Luke packing up their match day toiletry bags and ambling off to Old Trafford. The odds are not in our favour, as MUSH concurred.

My big concern remains Poch and Lovren slopping off. Those Liverpool rumours surrounding Dejan worry me greatly. Do they worry you Mal? Of course if by some chance we keep Adam and Luke for another season, we can probably look forward to European qualification. Add to this the likelihood of cementing ourselves as one of the main Premiership players, our pulling power in the transfer market would increase and hey presto, we will have arrived. Like the chap with the tach and shinny head used to say, Saint, football's a funny old game, init!!!

Thanks again for the pep talk Malcombe. Btw what's with the "b" in your name, did you have a blocked nose when you registered?
Good to see you learnt your lesson ! only positive comments are allowed on this site by the 'happy clappers' on here,any dissention will see you accused of being a Skate wihiin minutes.
[quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Malcombe[/bold] wrote: redandy10 Now that's more like positivity for Southampton, your earlier comment seemed very anti Southampton and had many of us fooled me included, a good tip is think about what you intend to comment and take your time, read it through because you can always edit, punctuate check spelling etc before you post your comment, if you truly are a Saints supporter you'll also have friends for life on here, this comments from me is without prejudice[/p][/quote]Food for thought Malcombe! I'll certainly spend the next couple of nights slumped over the kitchen table, deep in thought ruminating on your wise words. As for the friends for life part, I'll take a rain check on that one if it's all same with you. Having the Stepford Wives as firm friends wouldn't be something to crow about. But let's talk footie Mal. A nice tidy performance yesterday. Yes Everton gave us a couple of goals, but the lads closed out the game in a business like manner. Well done chaps! Be in no doubt Mal, we are on the precipice of greatness, but the flip side is retaining our plucky little Southampton reputation. Cute, I grant you, but hardly exciting. Flash hit the nail on the head when he stressed the importance of this summer. It really is make or break for our journey. The question facing Kat and Mr NHL is do we want to spit out that figurative piece of straw, and sit at the big table? To do this it will take cold, hard, cash, AND PLENTY OF IT MALC. The trouble is my red and white heart says YES, but my rather big brain says NO. Let's go back to last summer shall we, and the impasse between NC and Kat. When ultimatums were issued by NC and Poch, it was fair to say that the writing was on the wall. Pretending there was little chance of it happening was pure folly, whilst comforting, it was wholly unrealistic. The same goes for Adam and Luke packing up their match day toiletry bags and ambling off to Old Trafford. The odds are not in our favour, as MUSH concurred. My big concern remains Poch and Lovren slopping off. Those Liverpool rumours surrounding Dejan worry me greatly. Do they worry you Mal? Of course if by some chance we keep Adam and Luke for another season, we can probably look forward to European qualification. Add to this the likelihood of cementing ourselves as one of the main Premiership players, our pulling power in the transfer market would increase and hey presto, we will have arrived. Like the chap with the tach and shinny head used to say, Saint, football's a funny old game, init!!! Thanks again for the pep talk Malcombe. Btw what's with the "b" in your name, did you have a blocked nose when you registered?[/p][/quote]Good to see you learnt your lesson ! only positive comments are allowed on this site by the 'happy clappers' on here,any dissention will see you accused of being a Skate wihiin minutes. Freddie Flowerpot
  • Score: -1

3:53pm Sun 27 Apr 14

redandy10 says...

Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Malcombe wrote:
redandy10 Now that's more like positivity for Southampton, your earlier comment seemed very anti Southampton and had many of us fooled me included, a good tip is think about what you intend to comment and take your time, read it through because you can always edit, punctuate check spelling etc before you post your comment, if you truly are a Saints supporter you'll also have friends for life on here, this comments from me is without prejudice
Food for thought Malcombe! I'll certainly spend the next couple of nights slumped over the kitchen table, deep in thought ruminating on your wise words. As for the friends for life part, I'll take a rain check on that one if it's all same with you. Having the Stepford Wives as firm friends wouldn't be something to crow about. But let's talk footie Mal. A nice tidy performance yesterday. Yes Everton gave us a couple of goals, but the lads closed out the game in a business like manner. Well done chaps!

Be in no doubt Mal, we are on the precipice of greatness, but the flip side is retaining our plucky little Southampton reputation. Cute, I grant you, but hardly exciting. Flash hit the nail on the head when he stressed the importance of this summer. It really is make or break for our journey. The question facing Kat and Mr NHL is do we want to spit out that figurative piece of straw, and sit at the big table? To do this it will take cold, hard, cash, AND PLENTY OF IT MALC.

The trouble is my red and white heart says YES, but my rather big brain says NO. Let's go back to last summer shall we, and the impasse between NC and Kat. When ultimatums were issued by NC and Poch, it was fair to say that the writing was on the wall. Pretending there was little chance of it happening was pure folly, whilst comforting, it was wholly unrealistic. The same goes for Adam and Luke packing up their match day toiletry bags and ambling off to Old Trafford. The odds are not in our favour, as MUSH concurred.

My big concern remains Poch and Lovren slopping off. Those Liverpool rumours surrounding Dejan worry me greatly. Do they worry you Mal? Of course if by some chance we keep Adam and Luke for another season, we can probably look forward to European qualification. Add to this the likelihood of cementing ourselves as one of the main Premiership players, our pulling power in the transfer market would increase and hey presto, we will have arrived. Like the chap with the tach and shinny head used to say, Saint, football's a funny old game, init!!!

Thanks again for the pep talk Malcombe. Btw what's with the "b" in your name, did you have a blocked nose when you registered?
Good to see you learnt your lesson ! only positive comments are allowed on this site by the 'happy clappers' on here,any dissention will see you accused of being a Skate wihiin minutes.
The difference between me and you Kent is you are a Skate. And not all posters on here are mindless happy clappers, some actually know their stuff.
[quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Malcombe[/bold] wrote: redandy10 Now that's more like positivity for Southampton, your earlier comment seemed very anti Southampton and had many of us fooled me included, a good tip is think about what you intend to comment and take your time, read it through because you can always edit, punctuate check spelling etc before you post your comment, if you truly are a Saints supporter you'll also have friends for life on here, this comments from me is without prejudice[/p][/quote]Food for thought Malcombe! I'll certainly spend the next couple of nights slumped over the kitchen table, deep in thought ruminating on your wise words. As for the friends for life part, I'll take a rain check on that one if it's all same with you. Having the Stepford Wives as firm friends wouldn't be something to crow about. But let's talk footie Mal. A nice tidy performance yesterday. Yes Everton gave us a couple of goals, but the lads closed out the game in a business like manner. Well done chaps! Be in no doubt Mal, we are on the precipice of greatness, but the flip side is retaining our plucky little Southampton reputation. Cute, I grant you, but hardly exciting. Flash hit the nail on the head when he stressed the importance of this summer. It really is make or break for our journey. The question facing Kat and Mr NHL is do we want to spit out that figurative piece of straw, and sit at the big table? To do this it will take cold, hard, cash, AND PLENTY OF IT MALC. The trouble is my red and white heart says YES, but my rather big brain says NO. Let's go back to last summer shall we, and the impasse between NC and Kat. When ultimatums were issued by NC and Poch, it was fair to say that the writing was on the wall. Pretending there was little chance of it happening was pure folly, whilst comforting, it was wholly unrealistic. The same goes for Adam and Luke packing up their match day toiletry bags and ambling off to Old Trafford. The odds are not in our favour, as MUSH concurred. My big concern remains Poch and Lovren slopping off. Those Liverpool rumours surrounding Dejan worry me greatly. Do they worry you Mal? Of course if by some chance we keep Adam and Luke for another season, we can probably look forward to European qualification. Add to this the likelihood of cementing ourselves as one of the main Premiership players, our pulling power in the transfer market would increase and hey presto, we will have arrived. Like the chap with the tach and shinny head used to say, Saint, football's a funny old game, init!!! Thanks again for the pep talk Malcombe. Btw what's with the "b" in your name, did you have a blocked nose when you registered?[/p][/quote]Good to see you learnt your lesson ! only positive comments are allowed on this site by the 'happy clappers' on here,any dissention will see you accused of being a Skate wihiin minutes.[/p][/quote]The difference between me and you Kent is you are a Skate. And not all posters on here are mindless happy clappers, some actually know their stuff. redandy10
  • Score: 1

4:02pm Sun 27 Apr 14

Velleity says...

bigfella777 wrote:
Come on Gus
I smell seagulls.
[quote][p][bold]bigfella777[/bold] wrote: Come on Gus[/p][/quote]I smell seagulls. Velleity
  • Score: 1

4:04pm Sun 27 Apr 14

Velleity says...

Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
BracknellSaint wrote:
Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
Seedhouse the Unrepentant wrote:
Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps !

Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?
Yep. You're a skate. Atmosphere matched the performance today. Outstanding.
Bit weird for a 'skate' to be a season ticket holder at SMS don't you think ?

Engage brain before you post next time.
Superb my little fishy friend!
The season ticket holder at SMS, who watches the games on TV instead of going to the stadium??!
Concern yourself more with your tiny club only managing to stay in the lowest tier( sorry, we Saints have no idea what that league feels like) of English footy, and only being a league away from Eastleigh!
What an embarrassment you are, I expect I've supported Saints far longer than you have, going all the way back to the Lawrie Mac days.

Being a season ticket holder does not compel me to attend every match, if you were one yourself you'd know.
Hmmm:


Freddie Flowerpot says...
5:46pm Wed 16 Apr 14
I stopped being a season ticket holder when we were relegated from the PL in 2005


Hmmm.
[quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]BracknellSaint[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Seedhouse the Unrepentant[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps ! Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?[/p][/quote]Yep. You're a skate. Atmosphere matched the performance today. Outstanding.[/p][/quote]Bit weird for a 'skate' to be a season ticket holder at SMS don't you think ? Engage brain before you post next time.[/p][/quote]Superb my little fishy friend! The season ticket holder at SMS, who watches the games on TV instead of going to the stadium??! Concern yourself more with your tiny club only managing to stay in the lowest tier( sorry, we Saints have no idea what that league feels like) of English footy, and only being a league away from Eastleigh![/p][/quote]What an embarrassment you are, I expect I've supported Saints far longer than you have, going all the way back to the Lawrie Mac days. Being a season ticket holder does not compel me to attend every match, if you were one yourself you'd know.[/p][/quote]Hmmm: Freddie Flowerpot says... 5:46pm Wed 16 Apr 14 I stopped being a season ticket holder when we were relegated from the PL in 2005 Hmmm. Velleity
  • Score: 7

4:18pm Sun 27 Apr 14

Mush On The Beach says...

Just watched the Liverpool vs Chelski game, you have to begrudgingly hand it to Mourinho, he is the antithesis of sexy football, but he gets the job done.

redandy10, you are a card, well done for livening it all up on here.
Just watched the Liverpool vs Chelski game, you have to begrudgingly hand it to Mourinho, he is the antithesis of sexy football, but he gets the job done. redandy10, you are a card, well done for livening it all up on here. Mush On The Beach
  • Score: 1

4:27pm Sun 27 Apr 14

Mush On The Beach says...

The pitch looked funky yesterday, if there was a European spot for most innovative groundsmen I think we would be in with a shout.
The pitch looked funky yesterday, if there was a European spot for most innovative groundsmen I think we would be in with a shout. Mush On The Beach
  • Score: 2

4:41pm Sun 27 Apr 14

redandy10 says...

Mush On The Beach wrote:
Just watched the Liverpool vs Chelski game, you have to begrudgingly hand it to Mourinho, he is the antithesis of sexy football, but he gets the job done.

redandy10, you are a card, well done for livening it all up on here.
Thank you Mush for your kind sentiments.
Jose did it again!
[quote][p][bold]Mush On The Beach[/bold] wrote: Just watched the Liverpool vs Chelski game, you have to begrudgingly hand it to Mourinho, he is the antithesis of sexy football, but he gets the job done. redandy10, you are a card, well done for livening it all up on here.[/p][/quote]Thank you Mush for your kind sentiments. Jose did it again! redandy10
  • Score: 0

5:04pm Sun 27 Apr 14

arfer phesache says...

redandy10 wrote:
Mush On The Beach wrote:
Just watched the Liverpool vs Chelski game, you have to begrudgingly hand it to Mourinho, he is the antithesis of sexy football, but he gets the job done.

redandy10, you are a card, well done for livening it all up on here.
Thank you Mush for your kind sentiments.
Jose did it again!
Awright Ginge, you going to the Man U game ;o )
[quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mush On The Beach[/bold] wrote: Just watched the Liverpool vs Chelski game, you have to begrudgingly hand it to Mourinho, he is the antithesis of sexy football, but he gets the job done. redandy10, you are a card, well done for livening it all up on here.[/p][/quote]Thank you Mush for your kind sentiments. Jose did it again![/p][/quote]Awright Ginge, you going to the Man U game ;o ) arfer phesache
  • Score: 1

5:32pm Sun 27 Apr 14

Rising_Son says...

Andy (or should that be Branfoot?), I think it needs to be pointed out that there is no correlation between human brain size and intelligence. If your brain is significantly bigger than normal, then it could be because of swelling, which might indicate a serious physical problem, and you should get it checked as soon as possible.
Andy (or should that be Branfoot?), I think it needs to be pointed out that there is no correlation between human brain size and intelligence. If your brain is significantly bigger than normal, then it could be because of swelling, which might indicate a serious physical problem, and you should get it checked as soon as possible. Rising_Son
  • Score: 2

5:47pm Sun 27 Apr 14

redandy10 says...

Rising_Son wrote:
Andy (or should that be Branfoot?), I think it needs to be pointed out that there is no correlation between human brain size and intelligence. If your brain is significantly bigger than normal, then it could be because of swelling, which might indicate a serious physical problem, and you should get it checked as soon as possible.
Really Rising? Really? Should I really go and get it checked out ASAP?

Hey Rising, I predicted NC would leave last summer and we know what happened. Let's hope I'm wrong about Luke and Adam sauntering down Sir Matt Busby Way. Hilarious comebacks aside, do you agree with me and my swollen brain?

And please try to answer WITHOUT using a question mark.
[quote][p][bold]Rising_Son[/bold] wrote: Andy (or should that be Branfoot?), I think it needs to be pointed out that there is no correlation between human brain size and intelligence. If your brain is significantly bigger than normal, then it could be because of swelling, which might indicate a serious physical problem, and you should get it checked as soon as possible.[/p][/quote]Really Rising? Really? Should I really go and get it checked out ASAP? Hey Rising, I predicted NC would leave last summer and we know what happened. Let's hope I'm wrong about Luke and Adam sauntering down Sir Matt Busby Way. Hilarious comebacks aside, do you agree with me and my swollen brain? And please try to answer WITHOUT using a question mark. redandy10
  • Score: -2

5:49pm Sun 27 Apr 14

Baddesley Bill says...

Velleity wrote:
Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
BracknellSaint wrote:
Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
Seedhouse the Unrepentant wrote:
Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps !

Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?
Yep. You're a skate. Atmosphere matched the performance today. Outstanding.
Bit weird for a 'skate' to be a season ticket holder at SMS don't you think ?

Engage brain before you post next time.
Superb my little fishy friend!
The season ticket holder at SMS, who watches the games on TV instead of going to the stadium??!
Concern yourself more with your tiny club only managing to stay in the lowest tier( sorry, we Saints have no idea what that league feels like) of English footy, and only being a league away from Eastleigh!
What an embarrassment you are, I expect I've supported Saints far longer than you have, going all the way back to the Lawrie Mac days.

Being a season ticket holder does not compel me to attend every match, if you were one yourself you'd know.
Hmmm:


Freddie Flowerpot says...
5:46pm Wed 16 Apr 14
I stopped being a season ticket holder when we were relegated from the PL in 2005


Hmmm.
You have to give a bloke the benefit of the doubt. Maybe he renewed his season ticket the same day he subscribed to BT and bought his 46 inch flat screen telly which is sooooo much better than actually turning up to games and soaking up the atmosphere of our best PL season in a decade.

Either that or he actually is a filthy skate who is pretending to be a Saint on a Saints forum..

...which would be incredibly sad to be fair.
[quote][p][bold]Velleity[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]BracknellSaint[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Seedhouse the Unrepentant[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps ! Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?[/p][/quote]Yep. You're a skate. Atmosphere matched the performance today. Outstanding.[/p][/quote]Bit weird for a 'skate' to be a season ticket holder at SMS don't you think ? Engage brain before you post next time.[/p][/quote]Superb my little fishy friend! The season ticket holder at SMS, who watches the games on TV instead of going to the stadium??! Concern yourself more with your tiny club only managing to stay in the lowest tier( sorry, we Saints have no idea what that league feels like) of English footy, and only being a league away from Eastleigh![/p][/quote]What an embarrassment you are, I expect I've supported Saints far longer than you have, going all the way back to the Lawrie Mac days. Being a season ticket holder does not compel me to attend every match, if you were one yourself you'd know.[/p][/quote]Hmmm: Freddie Flowerpot says... 5:46pm Wed 16 Apr 14 I stopped being a season ticket holder when we were relegated from the PL in 2005 Hmmm.[/p][/quote]You have to give a bloke the benefit of the doubt. Maybe he renewed his season ticket the same day he subscribed to BT and bought his 46 inch flat screen telly which is sooooo much better than actually turning up to games and soaking up the atmosphere of our best PL season in a decade. Either that or he actually is a filthy skate who is pretending to be a Saint on a Saints forum.. ...which would be incredibly sad to be fair. Baddesley Bill
  • Score: 5

5:49pm Sun 27 Apr 14

el caballo santos101 says...

redandy10 wrote:
Mush On The Beach wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Saintsayer II wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!!

Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.
Why do you find it impossible to believe what Les Reed said on thursday?
Les Reed's little statement means about as much as the paper it was written on. Unless Adam and Luke are in shackles, with Les clutching the key in his mitt, them lads are free to leave. From a financial standpoint, of course we DON'T need to sell any players, even if the Daily Mail would have us believe differently, but can we limit a player's ambition to play for a world famous club? NO! This whole will they won't they debate will come down to the players themselves. The club wants to sell season tickets and quite rightly they are saying all the right things to maximise those sells. But at the end of the day, If a player wants out, the club is powerless, even with a legally binding contract!
History says that you may be right, after all Neville Chamberlain looked a bit daft with his little bit of bit of paper signed by Adolf. I think the intentions of the board are honourable but the balance of power in the game changed after the Bosman Ruling. If the player and his agent want to secure a move, it’s very hard to stop it.
Let’s hope the players, manager and board are motivated to continue the excellence of what is being built here, because it is genuinely special.
Really well said Mush! We all want them to stay, but history isn't on our side. What you say about what's going on being special, i couldn't agree more. We have never been in a better position to break into that group of top Premiership sides, wouldn't it be such a shame if we didn't take those last few steps.

For me the only way of keeping Poch and the lads is to show our ambition in the transfer market. Expanding St Marys would also help. We are so close to really doing something incredible, but we are also close to seeing it all slip away.
What history isn't on our side? saints history or football history?
saints history changed when St Markus brought the club, we went from being a club with little or no financial backing to a club with very strong financial backing. the only recent player that I can remember who wanted out was the ox, he left just after we were promoted to the championship and his move was instigated by his dad, the same dad who couldn't be bothered to stay awake to watch him score for England! being a newly promoted champ side we didn't have much hope of keeping a young player like ox but still got a decent price for him. other than ox I cant remember any of our players in the post takeover period wanting out and getting a move.
football history is also a mixed bag, some players can force a move, RVP to manure but some cant Shrek put in a transfer request which was turned down and suarez wanted away from diverpool but they just said no you signed a contract.
saints aren't a struggling bottom of the prem team anymore and aren't in any financial problems, so the board can easily say no it just depends on how much thy want to keep the players. on the other hand if a team come in with a outrageously high offer I wouldn't blame the board for thinking about it.
you can see the difficult situation the board are in, it wouldn't take a huge investment (nowhere near as big as some think) to get us into the top 6, 2 or 3 top quality players with a total spend of £30-£40mill should be enough for this summers transfer market, as long as the manager and players stay.
if the board decide to let a player or 2 go (lalla or shaw) then a lot more money would need to be invested. we cant just pick a decent LB from a tree, and players like lalla don't come round that often. to weaken the team to build the squad is the wrong way to advance the club. spuds thought they would be a lot stronger this season after spending all of their bale money, it didn't work and they have struggled for a club that has spent as much as they did.
lets keep the team and manager together and see how much higher we can get next season!
[quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mush On The Beach[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Saintsayer II[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!! Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.[/p][/quote]Why do you find it impossible to believe what Les Reed said on thursday?[/p][/quote]Les Reed's little statement means about as much as the paper it was written on. Unless Adam and Luke are in shackles, with Les clutching the key in his mitt, them lads are free to leave. From a financial standpoint, of course we DON'T need to sell any players, even if the Daily Mail would have us believe differently, but can we limit a player's ambition to play for a world famous club? NO! This whole will they won't they debate will come down to the players themselves. The club wants to sell season tickets and quite rightly they are saying all the right things to maximise those sells. But at the end of the day, If a player wants out, the club is powerless, even with a legally binding contract![/p][/quote]History says that you may be right, after all Neville Chamberlain looked a bit daft with his little bit of bit of paper signed by Adolf. I think the intentions of the board are honourable but the balance of power in the game changed after the Bosman Ruling. If the player and his agent want to secure a move, it’s very hard to stop it. Let’s hope the players, manager and board are motivated to continue the excellence of what is being built here, because it is genuinely special.[/p][/quote]Really well said Mush! We all want them to stay, but history isn't on our side. What you say about what's going on being special, i couldn't agree more. We have never been in a better position to break into that group of top Premiership sides, wouldn't it be such a shame if we didn't take those last few steps. For me the only way of keeping Poch and the lads is to show our ambition in the transfer market. Expanding St Marys would also help. We are so close to really doing something incredible, but we are also close to seeing it all slip away.[/p][/quote]What history isn't on our side? saints history or football history? saints history changed when St Markus brought the club, we went from being a club with little or no financial backing to a club with very strong financial backing. the only recent player that I can remember who wanted out was the ox, he left just after we were promoted to the championship and his move was instigated by his dad, the same dad who couldn't be bothered to stay awake to watch him score for England! being a newly promoted champ side we didn't have much hope of keeping a young player like ox but still got a decent price for him. other than ox I cant remember any of our players in the post takeover period wanting out and getting a move. football history is also a mixed bag, some players can force a move, RVP to manure but some cant Shrek put in a transfer request which was turned down and suarez wanted away from diverpool but they just said no you signed a contract. saints aren't a struggling bottom of the prem team anymore and aren't in any financial problems, so the board can easily say no it just depends on how much thy want to keep the players. on the other hand if a team come in with a outrageously high offer I wouldn't blame the board for thinking about it. you can see the difficult situation the board are in, it wouldn't take a huge investment (nowhere near as big as some think) to get us into the top 6, 2 or 3 top quality players with a total spend of £30-£40mill should be enough for this summers transfer market, as long as the manager and players stay. if the board decide to let a player or 2 go (lalla or shaw) then a lot more money would need to be invested. we cant just pick a decent LB from a tree, and players like lalla don't come round that often. to weaken the team to build the squad is the wrong way to advance the club. spuds thought they would be a lot stronger this season after spending all of their bale money, it didn't work and they have struggled for a club that has spent as much as they did. lets keep the team and manager together and see how much higher we can get next season! el caballo santos101
  • Score: 2

6:12pm Sun 27 Apr 14

redandy10 says...

el caballo santos101 wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Mush On The Beach wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Saintsayer II wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!!

Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.
Why do you find it impossible to believe what Les Reed said on thursday?
Les Reed's little statement means about as much as the paper it was written on. Unless Adam and Luke are in shackles, with Les clutching the key in his mitt, them lads are free to leave. From a financial standpoint, of course we DON'T need to sell any players, even if the Daily Mail would have us believe differently, but can we limit a player's ambition to play for a world famous club? NO! This whole will they won't they debate will come down to the players themselves. The club wants to sell season tickets and quite rightly they are saying all the right things to maximise those sells. But at the end of the day, If a player wants out, the club is powerless, even with a legally binding contract!
History says that you may be right, after all Neville Chamberlain looked a bit daft with his little bit of bit of paper signed by Adolf. I think the intentions of the board are honourable but the balance of power in the game changed after the Bosman Ruling. If the player and his agent want to secure a move, it’s very hard to stop it.
Let’s hope the players, manager and board are motivated to continue the excellence of what is being built here, because it is genuinely special.
Really well said Mush! We all want them to stay, but history isn't on our side. What you say about what's going on being special, i couldn't agree more. We have never been in a better position to break into that group of top Premiership sides, wouldn't it be such a shame if we didn't take those last few steps.

For me the only way of keeping Poch and the lads is to show our ambition in the transfer market. Expanding St Marys would also help. We are so close to really doing something incredible, but we are also close to seeing it all slip away.
What history isn't on our side? saints history or football history?
saints history changed when St Markus brought the club, we went from being a club with little or no financial backing to a club with very strong financial backing. the only recent player that I can remember who wanted out was the ox, he left just after we were promoted to the championship and his move was instigated by his dad, the same dad who couldn't be bothered to stay awake to watch him score for England! being a newly promoted champ side we didn't have much hope of keeping a young player like ox but still got a decent price for him. other than ox I cant remember any of our players in the post takeover period wanting out and getting a move.
football history is also a mixed bag, some players can force a move, RVP to manure but some cant Shrek put in a transfer request which was turned down and suarez wanted away from diverpool but they just said no you signed a contract.
saints aren't a struggling bottom of the prem team anymore and aren't in any financial problems, so the board can easily say no it just depends on how much thy want to keep the players. on the other hand if a team come in with a outrageously high offer I wouldn't blame the board for thinking about it.
you can see the difficult situation the board are in, it wouldn't take a huge investment (nowhere near as big as some think) to get us into the top 6, 2 or 3 top quality players with a total spend of £30-£40mill should be enough for this summers transfer market, as long as the manager and players stay.
if the board decide to let a player or 2 go (lalla or shaw) then a lot more money would need to be invested. we cant just pick a decent LB from a tree, and players like lalla don't come round that often. to weaken the team to build the squad is the wrong way to advance the club. spuds thought they would be a lot stronger this season after spending all of their bale money, it didn't work and they have struggled for a club that has spent as much as they did.
lets keep the team and manager together and see how much higher we can get next season!
Both Saint's and football history. For us, the Wallace brothers, Shearer, Bridgie, Wallcott and the rest. I agree with your £30-40 mill estimate for what is needed to get us in the top 6, but that is if the lads don't leave. But can you honestly see Shaw and Adam staying? Say they leave, they need to be replaced, not easy. Could we attract players of their calibre? Will Kat be willing to stump up about £80 odd mill to replace them and get the additional players we need? Yes we will have the received transfer fees in our hands, but following the talk of belt tightening can you see her putting that amount in the expenditure column?

Cab, I don't think we are a selling club by choice. We have ambition, but with these big clubs and the salaries and Champions league football they can offer it would be an almighty feather in our cap if we could keep these lads.

Your final line says is spot on, but how do we do it? For me our only option is to Push the boat out in the transfer market, but not waste like Spurs. Show Poch and the lads that for the third straight year we are willing to spend to achieve our ambition.
[quote][p][bold]el caballo santos101[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mush On The Beach[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Saintsayer II[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!! Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.[/p][/quote]Why do you find it impossible to believe what Les Reed said on thursday?[/p][/quote]Les Reed's little statement means about as much as the paper it was written on. Unless Adam and Luke are in shackles, with Les clutching the key in his mitt, them lads are free to leave. From a financial standpoint, of course we DON'T need to sell any players, even if the Daily Mail would have us believe differently, but can we limit a player's ambition to play for a world famous club? NO! This whole will they won't they debate will come down to the players themselves. The club wants to sell season tickets and quite rightly they are saying all the right things to maximise those sells. But at the end of the day, If a player wants out, the club is powerless, even with a legally binding contract![/p][/quote]History says that you may be right, after all Neville Chamberlain looked a bit daft with his little bit of bit of paper signed by Adolf. I think the intentions of the board are honourable but the balance of power in the game changed after the Bosman Ruling. If the player and his agent want to secure a move, it’s very hard to stop it. Let’s hope the players, manager and board are motivated to continue the excellence of what is being built here, because it is genuinely special.[/p][/quote]Really well said Mush! We all want them to stay, but history isn't on our side. What you say about what's going on being special, i couldn't agree more. We have never been in a better position to break into that group of top Premiership sides, wouldn't it be such a shame if we didn't take those last few steps. For me the only way of keeping Poch and the lads is to show our ambition in the transfer market. Expanding St Marys would also help. We are so close to really doing something incredible, but we are also close to seeing it all slip away.[/p][/quote]What history isn't on our side? saints history or football history? saints history changed when St Markus brought the club, we went from being a club with little or no financial backing to a club with very strong financial backing. the only recent player that I can remember who wanted out was the ox, he left just after we were promoted to the championship and his move was instigated by his dad, the same dad who couldn't be bothered to stay awake to watch him score for England! being a newly promoted champ side we didn't have much hope of keeping a young player like ox but still got a decent price for him. other than ox I cant remember any of our players in the post takeover period wanting out and getting a move. football history is also a mixed bag, some players can force a move, RVP to manure but some cant Shrek put in a transfer request which was turned down and suarez wanted away from diverpool but they just said no you signed a contract. saints aren't a struggling bottom of the prem team anymore and aren't in any financial problems, so the board can easily say no it just depends on how much thy want to keep the players. on the other hand if a team come in with a outrageously high offer I wouldn't blame the board for thinking about it. you can see the difficult situation the board are in, it wouldn't take a huge investment (nowhere near as big as some think) to get us into the top 6, 2 or 3 top quality players with a total spend of £30-£40mill should be enough for this summers transfer market, as long as the manager and players stay. if the board decide to let a player or 2 go (lalla or shaw) then a lot more money would need to be invested. we cant just pick a decent LB from a tree, and players like lalla don't come round that often. to weaken the team to build the squad is the wrong way to advance the club. spuds thought they would be a lot stronger this season after spending all of their bale money, it didn't work and they have struggled for a club that has spent as much as they did. lets keep the team and manager together and see how much higher we can get next season![/p][/quote]Both Saint's and football history. For us, the Wallace brothers, Shearer, Bridgie, Wallcott and the rest. I agree with your £30-40 mill estimate for what is needed to get us in the top 6, but that is if the lads don't leave. But can you honestly see Shaw and Adam staying? Say they leave, they need to be replaced, not easy. Could we attract players of their calibre? Will Kat be willing to stump up about £80 odd mill to replace them and get the additional players we need? Yes we will have the received transfer fees in our hands, but following the talk of belt tightening can you see her putting that amount in the expenditure column? Cab, I don't think we are a selling club by choice. We have ambition, but with these big clubs and the salaries and Champions league football they can offer it would be an almighty feather in our cap if we could keep these lads. Your final line says is spot on, but how do we do it? For me our only option is to Push the boat out in the transfer market, but not waste like Spurs. Show Poch and the lads that for the third straight year we are willing to spend to achieve our ambition. redandy10
  • Score: 0

6:27pm Sun 27 Apr 14

Clever Dick says...

Mush On The Beach wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Saintsayer II wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!!

Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.
Why do you find it impossible to believe what Les Reed said on thursday?
Les Reed's little statement means about as much as the paper it was written on. Unless Adam and Luke are in shackles, with Les clutching the key in his mitt, them lads are free to leave. From a financial standpoint, of course we DON'T need to sell any players, even if the Daily Mail would have us believe differently, but can we limit a player's ambition to play for a world famous club? NO! This whole will they won't they debate will come down to the players themselves. The club wants to sell season tickets and quite rightly they are saying all the right things to maximise those sells. But at the end of the day, If a player wants out, the club is powerless, even with a legally binding contract!
History says that you may be right, after all Neville Chamberlain looked a bit daft with his little bit of bit of paper signed by Adolf. I think the intentions of the board are honourable but the balance of power in the game changed after the Bosman Ruling. If the player and his agent want to secure a move, it’s very hard to stop it.
Let’s hope the players, manager and board are motivated to continue the excellence of what is being built here, because it is genuinely special.
Actually the Bosman ruling is exactly why we can hold on to any contracted player we wish to. The ruling was that clubs could not receive a transfer fee after a player contract had run out. That's why the bigger clubs try to secure their better players long term by offering longer contracts. It's also why fees are so much lower when a contract has only a short period left to run. And it's also why clubs continually extend contracts if they can. While there is obviously a decision to be made as to whether a player will perform if he wants a move the fact is that if he has signed a contract he is bound by it. Most players will continue giving their best because most enjoy playing the game. If they opt to be stupid and the club plays hardball they don't even get aplace on the bench until they realise that it is in their own best interest to keep themselves in the spotlight.
[quote][p][bold]Mush On The Beach[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Saintsayer II[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!! Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.[/p][/quote]Why do you find it impossible to believe what Les Reed said on thursday?[/p][/quote]Les Reed's little statement means about as much as the paper it was written on. Unless Adam and Luke are in shackles, with Les clutching the key in his mitt, them lads are free to leave. From a financial standpoint, of course we DON'T need to sell any players, even if the Daily Mail would have us believe differently, but can we limit a player's ambition to play for a world famous club? NO! This whole will they won't they debate will come down to the players themselves. The club wants to sell season tickets and quite rightly they are saying all the right things to maximise those sells. But at the end of the day, If a player wants out, the club is powerless, even with a legally binding contract![/p][/quote]History says that you may be right, after all Neville Chamberlain looked a bit daft with his little bit of bit of paper signed by Adolf. I think the intentions of the board are honourable but the balance of power in the game changed after the Bosman Ruling. If the player and his agent want to secure a move, it’s very hard to stop it. Let’s hope the players, manager and board are motivated to continue the excellence of what is being built here, because it is genuinely special.[/p][/quote]Actually the Bosman ruling is exactly why we can hold on to any contracted player we wish to. The ruling was that clubs could not receive a transfer fee after a player contract had run out. That's why the bigger clubs try to secure their better players long term by offering longer contracts. It's also why fees are so much lower when a contract has only a short period left to run. And it's also why clubs continually extend contracts if they can. While there is obviously a decision to be made as to whether a player will perform if he wants a move the fact is that if he has signed a contract he is bound by it. Most players will continue giving their best because most enjoy playing the game. If they opt to be stupid and the club plays hardball they don't even get aplace on the bench until they realise that it is in their own best interest to keep themselves in the spotlight. Clever Dick
  • Score: 0

7:01pm Sun 27 Apr 14

el caballo santos101 says...

redandy10 wrote:
el caballo santos101 wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Mush On The Beach wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Saintsayer II wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!!

Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.
Why do you find it impossible to believe what Les Reed said on thursday?
Les Reed's little statement means about as much as the paper it was written on. Unless Adam and Luke are in shackles, with Les clutching the key in his mitt, them lads are free to leave. From a financial standpoint, of course we DON'T need to sell any players, even if the Daily Mail would have us believe differently, but can we limit a player's ambition to play for a world famous club? NO! This whole will they won't they debate will come down to the players themselves. The club wants to sell season tickets and quite rightly they are saying all the right things to maximise those sells. But at the end of the day, If a player wants out, the club is powerless, even with a legally binding contract!
History says that you may be right, after all Neville Chamberlain looked a bit daft with his little bit of bit of paper signed by Adolf. I think the intentions of the board are honourable but the balance of power in the game changed after the Bosman Ruling. If the player and his agent want to secure a move, it’s very hard to stop it.
Let’s hope the players, manager and board are motivated to continue the excellence of what is being built here, because it is genuinely special.
Really well said Mush! We all want them to stay, but history isn't on our side. What you say about what's going on being special, i couldn't agree more. We have never been in a better position to break into that group of top Premiership sides, wouldn't it be such a shame if we didn't take those last few steps.

For me the only way of keeping Poch and the lads is to show our ambition in the transfer market. Expanding St Marys would also help. We are so close to really doing something incredible, but we are also close to seeing it all slip away.
What history isn't on our side? saints history or football history?
saints history changed when St Markus brought the club, we went from being a club with little or no financial backing to a club with very strong financial backing. the only recent player that I can remember who wanted out was the ox, he left just after we were promoted to the championship and his move was instigated by his dad, the same dad who couldn't be bothered to stay awake to watch him score for England! being a newly promoted champ side we didn't have much hope of keeping a young player like ox but still got a decent price for him. other than ox I cant remember any of our players in the post takeover period wanting out and getting a move.
football history is also a mixed bag, some players can force a move, RVP to manure but some cant Shrek put in a transfer request which was turned down and suarez wanted away from diverpool but they just said no you signed a contract.
saints aren't a struggling bottom of the prem team anymore and aren't in any financial problems, so the board can easily say no it just depends on how much thy want to keep the players. on the other hand if a team come in with a outrageously high offer I wouldn't blame the board for thinking about it.
you can see the difficult situation the board are in, it wouldn't take a huge investment (nowhere near as big as some think) to get us into the top 6, 2 or 3 top quality players with a total spend of £30-£40mill should be enough for this summers transfer market, as long as the manager and players stay.
if the board decide to let a player or 2 go (lalla or shaw) then a lot more money would need to be invested. we cant just pick a decent LB from a tree, and players like lalla don't come round that often. to weaken the team to build the squad is the wrong way to advance the club. spuds thought they would be a lot stronger this season after spending all of their bale money, it didn't work and they have struggled for a club that has spent as much as they did.
lets keep the team and manager together and see how much higher we can get next season!
Both Saint's and football history. For us, the Wallace brothers, Shearer, Bridgie, Wallcott and the rest. I agree with your £30-40 mill estimate for what is needed to get us in the top 6, but that is if the lads don't leave. But can you honestly see Shaw and Adam staying? Say they leave, they need to be replaced, not easy. Could we attract players of their calibre? Will Kat be willing to stump up about £80 odd mill to replace them and get the additional players we need? Yes we will have the received transfer fees in our hands, but following the talk of belt tightening can you see her putting that amount in the expenditure column?

Cab, I don't think we are a selling club by choice. We have ambition, but with these big clubs and the salaries and Champions league football they can offer it would be an almighty feather in our cap if we could keep these lads.

Your final line says is spot on, but how do we do it? For me our only option is to Push the boat out in the transfer market, but not waste like Spurs. Show Poch and the lads that for the third straight year we are willing to spend to achieve our ambition.
its ok saying that the `big boys` are going to come in and offer £millions for the players and £millions in wages but its not as simple as that. Man City have failed the eufa FFP whilst Manure, Chelski and diverpool are very close to failing. these teams might not want to take the risk of being excluded from European football, though not likely, or being hit with a transfer ban of fine or have prize money withdrawn.
the fail sees the FFP as the reason we will have to sell our players, though they are desperate for us to sell our players just so they can be proven correct, it could be though the reason why we can keep our players. stories of the next manure manager having £150mill to spend may be well off the mark. the glazers are looking to sell, the club is around £1billion in debt and they might not even have Europa league football next year (wouldn't it be good if we could stop them qualifying!), manure haven't got many/if any players to sell as most are over rated or leaving.

we can keep our players by just saying no, its that simple, just no! its not a hard word to say but could make a huge difference. so what if the players want to leave, what are they going to do? is luke going to say `unless I move I wont play`? he would be fined all his wages and after a season of no one seeing him he isn't going to command the high wages they are talking about this season. lalla also has a long contract and he wouldn't want to do the same as luke, the players would have to try and try hard every game or the `big clubs` would lose interest, so would England! saints spent hardly anything on them so they don't need the huge transfer fees.
if we were to sell lalla we would instantly lose 25% of the fee to allmouth so we wouldn't have all the fee to reinvest.
the players were happy to sign long contracts and take the money on offer so lets hold them to it. and in a couple of years we might be in the champs league anyway!
[quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]el caballo santos101[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mush On The Beach[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Saintsayer II[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!! Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.[/p][/quote]Why do you find it impossible to believe what Les Reed said on thursday?[/p][/quote]Les Reed's little statement means about as much as the paper it was written on. Unless Adam and Luke are in shackles, with Les clutching the key in his mitt, them lads are free to leave. From a financial standpoint, of course we DON'T need to sell any players, even if the Daily Mail would have us believe differently, but can we limit a player's ambition to play for a world famous club? NO! This whole will they won't they debate will come down to the players themselves. The club wants to sell season tickets and quite rightly they are saying all the right things to maximise those sells. But at the end of the day, If a player wants out, the club is powerless, even with a legally binding contract![/p][/quote]History says that you may be right, after all Neville Chamberlain looked a bit daft with his little bit of bit of paper signed by Adolf. I think the intentions of the board are honourable but the balance of power in the game changed after the Bosman Ruling. If the player and his agent want to secure a move, it’s very hard to stop it. Let’s hope the players, manager and board are motivated to continue the excellence of what is being built here, because it is genuinely special.[/p][/quote]Really well said Mush! We all want them to stay, but history isn't on our side. What you say about what's going on being special, i couldn't agree more. We have never been in a better position to break into that group of top Premiership sides, wouldn't it be such a shame if we didn't take those last few steps. For me the only way of keeping Poch and the lads is to show our ambition in the transfer market. Expanding St Marys would also help. We are so close to really doing something incredible, but we are also close to seeing it all slip away.[/p][/quote]What history isn't on our side? saints history or football history? saints history changed when St Markus brought the club, we went from being a club with little or no financial backing to a club with very strong financial backing. the only recent player that I can remember who wanted out was the ox, he left just after we were promoted to the championship and his move was instigated by his dad, the same dad who couldn't be bothered to stay awake to watch him score for England! being a newly promoted champ side we didn't have much hope of keeping a young player like ox but still got a decent price for him. other than ox I cant remember any of our players in the post takeover period wanting out and getting a move. football history is also a mixed bag, some players can force a move, RVP to manure but some cant Shrek put in a transfer request which was turned down and suarez wanted away from diverpool but they just said no you signed a contract. saints aren't a struggling bottom of the prem team anymore and aren't in any financial problems, so the board can easily say no it just depends on how much thy want to keep the players. on the other hand if a team come in with a outrageously high offer I wouldn't blame the board for thinking about it. you can see the difficult situation the board are in, it wouldn't take a huge investment (nowhere near as big as some think) to get us into the top 6, 2 or 3 top quality players with a total spend of £30-£40mill should be enough for this summers transfer market, as long as the manager and players stay. if the board decide to let a player or 2 go (lalla or shaw) then a lot more money would need to be invested. we cant just pick a decent LB from a tree, and players like lalla don't come round that often. to weaken the team to build the squad is the wrong way to advance the club. spuds thought they would be a lot stronger this season after spending all of their bale money, it didn't work and they have struggled for a club that has spent as much as they did. lets keep the team and manager together and see how much higher we can get next season![/p][/quote]Both Saint's and football history. For us, the Wallace brothers, Shearer, Bridgie, Wallcott and the rest. I agree with your £30-40 mill estimate for what is needed to get us in the top 6, but that is if the lads don't leave. But can you honestly see Shaw and Adam staying? Say they leave, they need to be replaced, not easy. Could we attract players of their calibre? Will Kat be willing to stump up about £80 odd mill to replace them and get the additional players we need? Yes we will have the received transfer fees in our hands, but following the talk of belt tightening can you see her putting that amount in the expenditure column? Cab, I don't think we are a selling club by choice. We have ambition, but with these big clubs and the salaries and Champions league football they can offer it would be an almighty feather in our cap if we could keep these lads. Your final line says is spot on, but how do we do it? For me our only option is to Push the boat out in the transfer market, but not waste like Spurs. Show Poch and the lads that for the third straight year we are willing to spend to achieve our ambition.[/p][/quote]its ok saying that the `big boys` are going to come in and offer £millions for the players and £millions in wages but its not as simple as that. Man City have failed the eufa FFP whilst Manure, Chelski and diverpool are very close to failing. these teams might not want to take the risk of being excluded from European football, though not likely, or being hit with a transfer ban of fine or have prize money withdrawn. the fail sees the FFP as the reason we will have to sell our players, though they are desperate for us to sell our players just so they can be proven correct, it could be though the reason why we can keep our players. stories of the next manure manager having £150mill to spend may be well off the mark. the glazers are looking to sell, the club is around £1billion in debt and they might not even have Europa league football next year (wouldn't it be good if we could stop them qualifying!), manure haven't got many/if any players to sell as most are over rated or leaving. we can keep our players by just saying no, its that simple, just no! its not a hard word to say but could make a huge difference. so what if the players want to leave, what are they going to do? is luke going to say `unless I move I wont play`? he would be fined all his wages and after a season of no one seeing him he isn't going to command the high wages they are talking about this season. lalla also has a long contract and he wouldn't want to do the same as luke, the players would have to try and try hard every game or the `big clubs` would lose interest, so would England! saints spent hardly anything on them so they don't need the huge transfer fees. if we were to sell lalla we would instantly lose 25% of the fee to allmouth so we wouldn't have all the fee to reinvest. the players were happy to sign long contracts and take the money on offer so lets hold them to it. and in a couple of years we might be in the champs league anyway! el caballo santos101
  • Score: 1

8:49pm Sun 27 Apr 14

Clever Dick says...

el caballo santos101 wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
el caballo santos101 wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Mush On The Beach wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Saintsayer II wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!!

Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.
Why do you find it impossible to believe what Les Reed said on thursday?
Les Reed's little statement means about as much as the paper it was written on. Unless Adam and Luke are in shackles, with Les clutching the key in his mitt, them lads are free to leave. From a financial standpoint, of course we DON'T need to sell any players, even if the Daily Mail would have us believe differently, but can we limit a player's ambition to play for a world famous club? NO! This whole will they won't they debate will come down to the players themselves. The club wants to sell season tickets and quite rightly they are saying all the right things to maximise those sells. But at the end of the day, If a player wants out, the club is powerless, even with a legally binding contract!
History says that you may be right, after all Neville Chamberlain looked a bit daft with his little bit of bit of paper signed by Adolf. I think the intentions of the board are honourable but the balance of power in the game changed after the Bosman Ruling. If the player and his agent want to secure a move, it’s very hard to stop it.
Let’s hope the players, manager and board are motivated to continue the excellence of what is being built here, because it is genuinely special.
Really well said Mush! We all want them to stay, but history isn't on our side. What you say about what's going on being special, i couldn't agree more. We have never been in a better position to break into that group of top Premiership sides, wouldn't it be such a shame if we didn't take those last few steps.

For me the only way of keeping Poch and the lads is to show our ambition in the transfer market. Expanding St Marys would also help. We are so close to really doing something incredible, but we are also close to seeing it all slip away.
What history isn't on our side? saints history or football history?
saints history changed when St Markus brought the club, we went from being a club with little or no financial backing to a club with very strong financial backing. the only recent player that I can remember who wanted out was the ox, he left just after we were promoted to the championship and his move was instigated by his dad, the same dad who couldn't be bothered to stay awake to watch him score for England! being a newly promoted champ side we didn't have much hope of keeping a young player like ox but still got a decent price for him. other than ox I cant remember any of our players in the post takeover period wanting out and getting a move.
football history is also a mixed bag, some players can force a move, RVP to manure but some cant Shrek put in a transfer request which was turned down and suarez wanted away from diverpool but they just said no you signed a contract.
saints aren't a struggling bottom of the prem team anymore and aren't in any financial problems, so the board can easily say no it just depends on how much thy want to keep the players. on the other hand if a team come in with a outrageously high offer I wouldn't blame the board for thinking about it.
you can see the difficult situation the board are in, it wouldn't take a huge investment (nowhere near as big as some think) to get us into the top 6, 2 or 3 top quality players with a total spend of £30-£40mill should be enough for this summers transfer market, as long as the manager and players stay.
if the board decide to let a player or 2 go (lalla or shaw) then a lot more money would need to be invested. we cant just pick a decent LB from a tree, and players like lalla don't come round that often. to weaken the team to build the squad is the wrong way to advance the club. spuds thought they would be a lot stronger this season after spending all of their bale money, it didn't work and they have struggled for a club that has spent as much as they did.
lets keep the team and manager together and see how much higher we can get next season!
Both Saint's and football history. For us, the Wallace brothers, Shearer, Bridgie, Wallcott and the rest. I agree with your £30-40 mill estimate for what is needed to get us in the top 6, but that is if the lads don't leave. But can you honestly see Shaw and Adam staying? Say they leave, they need to be replaced, not easy. Could we attract players of their calibre? Will Kat be willing to stump up about £80 odd mill to replace them and get the additional players we need? Yes we will have the received transfer fees in our hands, but following the talk of belt tightening can you see her putting that amount in the expenditure column?

Cab, I don't think we are a selling club by choice. We have ambition, but with these big clubs and the salaries and Champions league football they can offer it would be an almighty feather in our cap if we could keep these lads.

Your final line says is spot on, but how do we do it? For me our only option is to Push the boat out in the transfer market, but not waste like Spurs. Show Poch and the lads that for the third straight year we are willing to spend to achieve our ambition.
its ok saying that the `big boys` are going to come in and offer £millions for the players and £millions in wages but its not as simple as that. Man City have failed the eufa FFP whilst Manure, Chelski and diverpool are very close to failing. these teams might not want to take the risk of being excluded from European football, though not likely, or being hit with a transfer ban of fine or have prize money withdrawn.
the fail sees the FFP as the reason we will have to sell our players, though they are desperate for us to sell our players just so they can be proven correct, it could be though the reason why we can keep our players. stories of the next manure manager having £150mill to spend may be well off the mark. the glazers are looking to sell, the club is around £1billion in debt and they might not even have Europa league football next year (wouldn't it be good if we could stop them qualifying!), manure haven't got many/if any players to sell as most are over rated or leaving.

we can keep our players by just saying no, its that simple, just no! its not a hard word to say but could make a huge difference. so what if the players want to leave, what are they going to do? is luke going to say `unless I move I wont play`? he would be fined all his wages and after a season of no one seeing him he isn't going to command the high wages they are talking about this season. lalla also has a long contract and he wouldn't want to do the same as luke, the players would have to try and try hard every game or the `big clubs` would lose interest, so would England! saints spent hardly anything on them so they don't need the huge transfer fees.
if we were to sell lalla we would instantly lose 25% of the fee to allmouth so we wouldn't have all the fee to reinvest.
the players were happy to sign long contracts and take the money on offer so lets hold them to it. and in a couple of years we might be in the champs league anyway!
That is absolutely correct. As Led Reed said we have received no offers and (probably) would not give anybody permission to speak to any of our players. So there is a slight get out there which I would imagine would be if silly offers were received. As we all know there is a price for every player. Yes we might have to put up with some tantrums and some agents crying over their lost commissions but if the club is absolutely determined to hold players to their contracts then they really do have to just say no and batten down the matches till the window closes.
[quote][p][bold]el caballo santos101[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]el caballo santos101[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mush On The Beach[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Saintsayer II[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!! Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.[/p][/quote]Why do you find it impossible to believe what Les Reed said on thursday?[/p][/quote]Les Reed's little statement means about as much as the paper it was written on. Unless Adam and Luke are in shackles, with Les clutching the key in his mitt, them lads are free to leave. From a financial standpoint, of course we DON'T need to sell any players, even if the Daily Mail would have us believe differently, but can we limit a player's ambition to play for a world famous club? NO! This whole will they won't they debate will come down to the players themselves. The club wants to sell season tickets and quite rightly they are saying all the right things to maximise those sells. But at the end of the day, If a player wants out, the club is powerless, even with a legally binding contract![/p][/quote]History says that you may be right, after all Neville Chamberlain looked a bit daft with his little bit of bit of paper signed by Adolf. I think the intentions of the board are honourable but the balance of power in the game changed after the Bosman Ruling. If the player and his agent want to secure a move, it’s very hard to stop it. Let’s hope the players, manager and board are motivated to continue the excellence of what is being built here, because it is genuinely special.[/p][/quote]Really well said Mush! We all want them to stay, but history isn't on our side. What you say about what's going on being special, i couldn't agree more. We have never been in a better position to break into that group of top Premiership sides, wouldn't it be such a shame if we didn't take those last few steps. For me the only way of keeping Poch and the lads is to show our ambition in the transfer market. Expanding St Marys would also help. We are so close to really doing something incredible, but we are also close to seeing it all slip away.[/p][/quote]What history isn't on our side? saints history or football history? saints history changed when St Markus brought the club, we went from being a club with little or no financial backing to a club with very strong financial backing. the only recent player that I can remember who wanted out was the ox, he left just after we were promoted to the championship and his move was instigated by his dad, the same dad who couldn't be bothered to stay awake to watch him score for England! being a newly promoted champ side we didn't have much hope of keeping a young player like ox but still got a decent price for him. other than ox I cant remember any of our players in the post takeover period wanting out and getting a move. football history is also a mixed bag, some players can force a move, RVP to manure but some cant Shrek put in a transfer request which was turned down and suarez wanted away from diverpool but they just said no you signed a contract. saints aren't a struggling bottom of the prem team anymore and aren't in any financial problems, so the board can easily say no it just depends on how much thy want to keep the players. on the other hand if a team come in with a outrageously high offer I wouldn't blame the board for thinking about it. you can see the difficult situation the board are in, it wouldn't take a huge investment (nowhere near as big as some think) to get us into the top 6, 2 or 3 top quality players with a total spend of £30-£40mill should be enough for this summers transfer market, as long as the manager and players stay. if the board decide to let a player or 2 go (lalla or shaw) then a lot more money would need to be invested. we cant just pick a decent LB from a tree, and players like lalla don't come round that often. to weaken the team to build the squad is the wrong way to advance the club. spuds thought they would be a lot stronger this season after spending all of their bale money, it didn't work and they have struggled for a club that has spent as much as they did. lets keep the team and manager together and see how much higher we can get next season![/p][/quote]Both Saint's and football history. For us, the Wallace brothers, Shearer, Bridgie, Wallcott and the rest. I agree with your £30-40 mill estimate for what is needed to get us in the top 6, but that is if the lads don't leave. But can you honestly see Shaw and Adam staying? Say they leave, they need to be replaced, not easy. Could we attract players of their calibre? Will Kat be willing to stump up about £80 odd mill to replace them and get the additional players we need? Yes we will have the received transfer fees in our hands, but following the talk of belt tightening can you see her putting that amount in the expenditure column? Cab, I don't think we are a selling club by choice. We have ambition, but with these big clubs and the salaries and Champions league football they can offer it would be an almighty feather in our cap if we could keep these lads. Your final line says is spot on, but how do we do it? For me our only option is to Push the boat out in the transfer market, but not waste like Spurs. Show Poch and the lads that for the third straight year we are willing to spend to achieve our ambition.[/p][/quote]its ok saying that the `big boys` are going to come in and offer £millions for the players and £millions in wages but its not as simple as that. Man City have failed the eufa FFP whilst Manure, Chelski and diverpool are very close to failing. these teams might not want to take the risk of being excluded from European football, though not likely, or being hit with a transfer ban of fine or have prize money withdrawn. the fail sees the FFP as the reason we will have to sell our players, though they are desperate for us to sell our players just so they can be proven correct, it could be though the reason why we can keep our players. stories of the next manure manager having £150mill to spend may be well off the mark. the glazers are looking to sell, the club is around £1billion in debt and they might not even have Europa league football next year (wouldn't it be good if we could stop them qualifying!), manure haven't got many/if any players to sell as most are over rated or leaving. we can keep our players by just saying no, its that simple, just no! its not a hard word to say but could make a huge difference. so what if the players want to leave, what are they going to do? is luke going to say `unless I move I wont play`? he would be fined all his wages and after a season of no one seeing him he isn't going to command the high wages they are talking about this season. lalla also has a long contract and he wouldn't want to do the same as luke, the players would have to try and try hard every game or the `big clubs` would lose interest, so would England! saints spent hardly anything on them so they don't need the huge transfer fees. if we were to sell lalla we would instantly lose 25% of the fee to allmouth so we wouldn't have all the fee to reinvest. the players were happy to sign long contracts and take the money on offer so lets hold them to it. and in a couple of years we might be in the champs league anyway![/p][/quote]That is absolutely correct. As Led Reed said we have received no offers and (probably) would not give anybody permission to speak to any of our players. So there is a slight get out there which I would imagine would be if silly offers were received. As we all know there is a price for every player. Yes we might have to put up with some tantrums and some agents crying over their lost commissions but if the club is absolutely determined to hold players to their contracts then they really do have to just say no and batten down the matches till the window closes. Clever Dick
  • Score: 2

8:52pm Sun 27 Apr 14

Clever Dick says...

Clever Dick wrote:
el caballo santos101 wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
el caballo santos101 wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Mush On The Beach wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Saintsayer II wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!!

Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.
Why do you find it impossible to believe what Les Reed said on thursday?
Les Reed's little statement means about as much as the paper it was written on. Unless Adam and Luke are in shackles, with Les clutching the key in his mitt, them lads are free to leave. From a financial standpoint, of course we DON'T need to sell any players, even if the Daily Mail would have us believe differently, but can we limit a player's ambition to play for a world famous club? NO! This whole will they won't they debate will come down to the players themselves. The club wants to sell season tickets and quite rightly they are saying all the right things to maximise those sells. But at the end of the day, If a player wants out, the club is powerless, even with a legally binding contract!
History says that you may be right, after all Neville Chamberlain looked a bit daft with his little bit of bit of paper signed by Adolf. I think the intentions of the board are honourable but the balance of power in the game changed after the Bosman Ruling. If the player and his agent want to secure a move, it’s very hard to stop it.
Let’s hope the players, manager and board are motivated to continue the excellence of what is being built here, because it is genuinely special.
Really well said Mush! We all want them to stay, but history isn't on our side. What you say about what's going on being special, i couldn't agree more. We have never been in a better position to break into that group of top Premiership sides, wouldn't it be such a shame if we didn't take those last few steps.

For me the only way of keeping Poch and the lads is to show our ambition in the transfer market. Expanding St Marys would also help. We are so close to really doing something incredible, but we are also close to seeing it all slip away.
What history isn't on our side? saints history or football history?
saints history changed when St Markus brought the club, we went from being a club with little or no financial backing to a club with very strong financial backing. the only recent player that I can remember who wanted out was the ox, he left just after we were promoted to the championship and his move was instigated by his dad, the same dad who couldn't be bothered to stay awake to watch him score for England! being a newly promoted champ side we didn't have much hope of keeping a young player like ox but still got a decent price for him. other than ox I cant remember any of our players in the post takeover period wanting out and getting a move.
football history is also a mixed bag, some players can force a move, RVP to manure but some cant Shrek put in a transfer request which was turned down and suarez wanted away from diverpool but they just said no you signed a contract.
saints aren't a struggling bottom of the prem team anymore and aren't in any financial problems, so the board can easily say no it just depends on how much thy want to keep the players. on the other hand if a team come in with a outrageously high offer I wouldn't blame the board for thinking about it.
you can see the difficult situation the board are in, it wouldn't take a huge investment (nowhere near as big as some think) to get us into the top 6, 2 or 3 top quality players with a total spend of £30-£40mill should be enough for this summers transfer market, as long as the manager and players stay.
if the board decide to let a player or 2 go (lalla or shaw) then a lot more money would need to be invested. we cant just pick a decent LB from a tree, and players like lalla don't come round that often. to weaken the team to build the squad is the wrong way to advance the club. spuds thought they would be a lot stronger this season after spending all of their bale money, it didn't work and they have struggled for a club that has spent as much as they did.
lets keep the team and manager together and see how much higher we can get next season!
Both Saint's and football history. For us, the Wallace brothers, Shearer, Bridgie, Wallcott and the rest. I agree with your £30-40 mill estimate for what is needed to get us in the top 6, but that is if the lads don't leave. But can you honestly see Shaw and Adam staying? Say they leave, they need to be replaced, not easy. Could we attract players of their calibre? Will Kat be willing to stump up about £80 odd mill to replace them and get the additional players we need? Yes we will have the received transfer fees in our hands, but following the talk of belt tightening can you see her putting that amount in the expenditure column?

Cab, I don't think we are a selling club by choice. We have ambition, but with these big clubs and the salaries and Champions league football they can offer it would be an almighty feather in our cap if we could keep these lads.

Your final line says is spot on, but how do we do it? For me our only option is to Push the boat out in the transfer market, but not waste like Spurs. Show Poch and the lads that for the third straight year we are willing to spend to achieve our ambition.
its ok saying that the `big boys` are going to come in and offer £millions for the players and £millions in wages but its not as simple as that. Man City have failed the eufa FFP whilst Manure, Chelski and diverpool are very close to failing. these teams might not want to take the risk of being excluded from European football, though not likely, or being hit with a transfer ban of fine or have prize money withdrawn.
the fail sees the FFP as the reason we will have to sell our players, though they are desperate for us to sell our players just so they can be proven correct, it could be though the reason why we can keep our players. stories of the next manure manager having £150mill to spend may be well off the mark. the glazers are looking to sell, the club is around £1billion in debt and they might not even have Europa league football next year (wouldn't it be good if we could stop them qualifying!), manure haven't got many/if any players to sell as most are over rated or leaving.

we can keep our players by just saying no, its that simple, just no! its not a hard word to say but could make a huge difference. so what if the players want to leave, what are they going to do? is luke going to say `unless I move I wont play`? he would be fined all his wages and after a season of no one seeing him he isn't going to command the high wages they are talking about this season. lalla also has a long contract and he wouldn't want to do the same as luke, the players would have to try and try hard every game or the `big clubs` would lose interest, so would England! saints spent hardly anything on them so they don't need the huge transfer fees.
if we were to sell lalla we would instantly lose 25% of the fee to allmouth so we wouldn't have all the fee to reinvest.
the players were happy to sign long contracts and take the money on offer so lets hold them to it. and in a couple of years we might be in the champs league anyway!
That is absolutely correct. As Led Reed said we have received no offers and (probably) would not give anybody permission to speak to any of our players. So there is a slight get out there which I would imagine would be if silly offers were received. As we all know there is a price for every player. Yes we might have to put up with some tantrums and some agents crying over their lost commissions but if the club is absolutely determined to hold players to their contracts then they really do have to just say no and batten down the matches till the window closes.
Or even batten down the hatches!
[quote][p][bold]Clever Dick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]el caballo santos101[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]el caballo santos101[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mush On The Beach[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Saintsayer II[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: Luke Shaw, quite wisely I may add, won't agree to Man Utd move till a manager is appointed, I wonder if Adam is being advised as well. Great win but let's be honest, every game now feels almost like a farewell to some of the lads. Let's hope that doesn't apply to Poch. With every win the number of his suitors will increase, as well as their appetite to snare him from us!!! Luke and Adam to go in the summer, if Poch is not allowed to buy big he'll be gone within a year, with Lovren being the next target for the big clubs.[/p][/quote]Why do you find it impossible to believe what Les Reed said on thursday?[/p][/quote]Les Reed's little statement means about as much as the paper it was written on. Unless Adam and Luke are in shackles, with Les clutching the key in his mitt, them lads are free to leave. From a financial standpoint, of course we DON'T need to sell any players, even if the Daily Mail would have us believe differently, but can we limit a player's ambition to play for a world famous club? NO! This whole will they won't they debate will come down to the players themselves. The club wants to sell season tickets and quite rightly they are saying all the right things to maximise those sells. But at the end of the day, If a player wants out, the club is powerless, even with a legally binding contract![/p][/quote]History says that you may be right, after all Neville Chamberlain looked a bit daft with his little bit of bit of paper signed by Adolf. I think the intentions of the board are honourable but the balance of power in the game changed after the Bosman Ruling. If the player and his agent want to secure a move, it’s very hard to stop it. Let’s hope the players, manager and board are motivated to continue the excellence of what is being built here, because it is genuinely special.[/p][/quote]Really well said Mush! We all want them to stay, but history isn't on our side. What you say about what's going on being special, i couldn't agree more. We have never been in a better position to break into that group of top Premiership sides, wouldn't it be such a shame if we didn't take those last few steps. For me the only way of keeping Poch and the lads is to show our ambition in the transfer market. Expanding St Marys would also help. We are so close to really doing something incredible, but we are also close to seeing it all slip away.[/p][/quote]What history isn't on our side? saints history or football history? saints history changed when St Markus brought the club, we went from being a club with little or no financial backing to a club with very strong financial backing. the only recent player that I can remember who wanted out was the ox, he left just after we were promoted to the championship and his move was instigated by his dad, the same dad who couldn't be bothered to stay awake to watch him score for England! being a newly promoted champ side we didn't have much hope of keeping a young player like ox but still got a decent price for him. other than ox I cant remember any of our players in the post takeover period wanting out and getting a move. football history is also a mixed bag, some players can force a move, RVP to manure but some cant Shrek put in a transfer request which was turned down and suarez wanted away from diverpool but they just said no you signed a contract. saints aren't a struggling bottom of the prem team anymore and aren't in any financial problems, so the board can easily say no it just depends on how much thy want to keep the players. on the other hand if a team come in with a outrageously high offer I wouldn't blame the board for thinking about it. you can see the difficult situation the board are in, it wouldn't take a huge investment (nowhere near as big as some think) to get us into the top 6, 2 or 3 top quality players with a total spend of £30-£40mill should be enough for this summers transfer market, as long as the manager and players stay. if the board decide to let a player or 2 go (lalla or shaw) then a lot more money would need to be invested. we cant just pick a decent LB from a tree, and players like lalla don't come round that often. to weaken the team to build the squad is the wrong way to advance the club. spuds thought they would be a lot stronger this season after spending all of their bale money, it didn't work and they have struggled for a club that has spent as much as they did. lets keep the team and manager together and see how much higher we can get next season![/p][/quote]Both Saint's and football history. For us, the Wallace brothers, Shearer, Bridgie, Wallcott and the rest. I agree with your £30-40 mill estimate for what is needed to get us in the top 6, but that is if the lads don't leave. But can you honestly see Shaw and Adam staying? Say they leave, they need to be replaced, not easy. Could we attract players of their calibre? Will Kat be willing to stump up about £80 odd mill to replace them and get the additional players we need? Yes we will have the received transfer fees in our hands, but following the talk of belt tightening can you see her putting that amount in the expenditure column? Cab, I don't think we are a selling club by choice. We have ambition, but with these big clubs and the salaries and Champions league football they can offer it would be an almighty feather in our cap if we could keep these lads. Your final line says is spot on, but how do we do it? For me our only option is to Push the boat out in the transfer market, but not waste like Spurs. Show Poch and the lads that for the third straight year we are willing to spend to achieve our ambition.[/p][/quote]its ok saying that the `big boys` are going to come in and offer £millions for the players and £millions in wages but its not as simple as that. Man City have failed the eufa FFP whilst Manure, Chelski and diverpool are very close to failing. these teams might not want to take the risk of being excluded from European football, though not likely, or being hit with a transfer ban of fine or have prize money withdrawn. the fail sees the FFP as the reason we will have to sell our players, though they are desperate for us to sell our players just so they can be proven correct, it could be though the reason why we can keep our players. stories of the next manure manager having £150mill to spend may be well off the mark. the glazers are looking to sell, the club is around £1billion in debt and they might not even have Europa league football next year (wouldn't it be good if we could stop them qualifying!), manure haven't got many/if any players to sell as most are over rated or leaving. we can keep our players by just saying no, its that simple, just no! its not a hard word to say but could make a huge difference. so what if the players want to leave, what are they going to do? is luke going to say `unless I move I wont play`? he would be fined all his wages and after a season of no one seeing him he isn't going to command the high wages they are talking about this season. lalla also has a long contract and he wouldn't want to do the same as luke, the players would have to try and try hard every game or the `big clubs` would lose interest, so would England! saints spent hardly anything on them so they don't need the huge transfer fees. if we were to sell lalla we would instantly lose 25% of the fee to allmouth so we wouldn't have all the fee to reinvest. the players were happy to sign long contracts and take the money on offer so lets hold them to it. and in a couple of years we might be in the champs league anyway![/p][/quote]That is absolutely correct. As Led Reed said we have received no offers and (probably) would not give anybody permission to speak to any of our players. So there is a slight get out there which I would imagine would be if silly offers were received. As we all know there is a price for every player. Yes we might have to put up with some tantrums and some agents crying over their lost commissions but if the club is absolutely determined to hold players to their contracts then they really do have to just say no and batten down the matches till the window closes.[/p][/quote]Or even batten down the hatches! Clever Dick
  • Score: 1

9:24pm Sun 27 Apr 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

redandy10 wrote:
Rising_Son wrote:
Andy (or should that be Branfoot?), I think it needs to be pointed out that there is no correlation between human brain size and intelligence. If your brain is significantly bigger than normal, then it could be because of swelling, which might indicate a serious physical problem, and you should get it checked as soon as possible.
Really Rising? Really? Should I really go and get it checked out ASAP?

Hey Rising, I predicted NC would leave last summer and we know what happened. Let's hope I'm wrong about Luke and Adam sauntering down Sir Matt Busby Way. Hilarious comebacks aside, do you agree with me and my swollen brain?

And please try to answer WITHOUT using a question mark.
If you predict enough negative things, every now and again you will get one right. Let's hope you are wrong about all of the other "predictions" and later we will come back and haunt you, if we can work out what your new sign is then.
[quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Rising_Son[/bold] wrote: Andy (or should that be Branfoot?), I think it needs to be pointed out that there is no correlation between human brain size and intelligence. If your brain is significantly bigger than normal, then it could be because of swelling, which might indicate a serious physical problem, and you should get it checked as soon as possible.[/p][/quote]Really Rising? Really? Should I really go and get it checked out ASAP? Hey Rising, I predicted NC would leave last summer and we know what happened. Let's hope I'm wrong about Luke and Adam sauntering down Sir Matt Busby Way. Hilarious comebacks aside, do you agree with me and my swollen brain? And please try to answer WITHOUT using a question mark.[/p][/quote]If you predict enough negative things, every now and again you will get one right. Let's hope you are wrong about all of the other "predictions" and later we will come back and haunt you, if we can work out what your new sign is then. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: 1

9:48pm Sun 27 Apr 14

Baddesley Bill says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Rising_Son wrote:
Andy (or should that be Branfoot?), I think it needs to be pointed out that there is no correlation between human brain size and intelligence. If your brain is significantly bigger than normal, then it could be because of swelling, which might indicate a serious physical problem, and you should get it checked as soon as possible.
Really Rising? Really? Should I really go and get it checked out ASAP?

Hey Rising, I predicted NC would leave last summer and we know what happened. Let's hope I'm wrong about Luke and Adam sauntering down Sir Matt Busby Way. Hilarious comebacks aside, do you agree with me and my swollen brain?

And please try to answer WITHOUT using a question mark.
If you predict enough negative things, every now and again you will get one right. Let's hope you are wrong about all of the other "predictions" and later we will come back and haunt you, if we can work out what your new sign is then.
Spot on Osprey. I predict that MP will leave us....as will all our current players...and Katharina will sell our Club.....

....one day.

Predictions like that really easy to make....even for a pillock like this one.
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Rising_Son[/bold] wrote: Andy (or should that be Branfoot?), I think it needs to be pointed out that there is no correlation between human brain size and intelligence. If your brain is significantly bigger than normal, then it could be because of swelling, which might indicate a serious physical problem, and you should get it checked as soon as possible.[/p][/quote]Really Rising? Really? Should I really go and get it checked out ASAP? Hey Rising, I predicted NC would leave last summer and we know what happened. Let's hope I'm wrong about Luke and Adam sauntering down Sir Matt Busby Way. Hilarious comebacks aside, do you agree with me and my swollen brain? And please try to answer WITHOUT using a question mark.[/p][/quote]If you predict enough negative things, every now and again you will get one right. Let's hope you are wrong about all of the other "predictions" and later we will come back and haunt you, if we can work out what your new sign is then.[/p][/quote]Spot on Osprey. I predict that MP will leave us....as will all our current players...and Katharina will sell our Club..... ....one day. Predictions like that really easy to make....even for a pillock like this one. Baddesley Bill
  • Score: 8

4:30am Mon 28 Apr 14

Rising_Son says...

redandy10 wrote:
Rising_Son wrote:
Andy (or should that be Branfoot?), I think it needs to be pointed out that there is no correlation between human brain size and intelligence. If your brain is significantly bigger than normal, then it could be because of swelling, which might indicate a serious physical problem, and you should get it checked as soon as possible.
Really Rising? Really? Should I really go and get it checked out ASAP?

Hey Rising, I predicted NC would leave last summer and we know what happened. Let's hope I'm wrong about Luke and Adam sauntering down Sir Matt Busby Way. Hilarious comebacks aside, do you agree with me and my swollen brain?

And please try to answer WITHOUT using a question mark.
I'm not sure what you are asking me to agree with? I will try anyway.

I have no memory of someone calling themselves redandy10 predicting NC would leave last summer. If my memory is correct it was predicted/guessed correctly by SaintlySoul and Bring back Branfoot. If you're one (or both) of them, I will agree that you guessed correctly. I also have no trouble agreeing that "we know what happened."

I really don't care whether Luke and Adam saunter down Sir Matt Busby Way. I sauntered down that road many years ago, before it was renamed. It wasn't the most attractive of roads if I remember correctly.
[quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Rising_Son[/bold] wrote: Andy (or should that be Branfoot?), I think it needs to be pointed out that there is no correlation between human brain size and intelligence. If your brain is significantly bigger than normal, then it could be because of swelling, which might indicate a serious physical problem, and you should get it checked as soon as possible.[/p][/quote]Really Rising? Really? Should I really go and get it checked out ASAP? Hey Rising, I predicted NC would leave last summer and we know what happened. Let's hope I'm wrong about Luke and Adam sauntering down Sir Matt Busby Way. Hilarious comebacks aside, do you agree with me and my swollen brain? And please try to answer WITHOUT using a question mark.[/p][/quote]I'm not sure what you are asking me to agree with? I will try anyway. I have no memory of someone calling themselves redandy10 predicting NC would leave last summer. If my memory is correct it was predicted/guessed correctly by SaintlySoul and Bring back Branfoot. If you're one (or both) of them, I will agree that you guessed correctly. I also have no trouble agreeing that "we know what happened." I really don't care whether Luke and Adam saunter down Sir Matt Busby Way. I sauntered down that road many years ago, before it was renamed. It wasn't the most attractive of roads if I remember correctly. Rising_Son
  • Score: 0

5:02am Mon 28 Apr 14

redandy10 says...

Baddesley Bill wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Rising_Son wrote:
Andy (or should that be Branfoot?), I think it needs to be pointed out that there is no correlation between human brain size and intelligence. If your brain is significantly bigger than normal, then it could be because of swelling, which might indicate a serious physical problem, and you should get it checked as soon as possible.
Really Rising? Really? Should I really go and get it checked out ASAP?

Hey Rising, I predicted NC would leave last summer and we know what happened. Let's hope I'm wrong about Luke and Adam sauntering down Sir Matt Busby Way. Hilarious comebacks aside, do you agree with me and my swollen brain?

And please try to answer WITHOUT using a question mark.
If you predict enough negative things, every now and again you will get one right. Let's hope you are wrong about all of the other "predictions" and later we will come back and haunt you, if we can work out what your new sign is then.
Spot on Osprey. I predict that MP will leave us....as will all our current players...and Katharina will sell our Club.....

....one day.

Predictions like that really easy to make....even for a pillock like this one.
Have a look it's one of the Stepford Wives. I see you posts are still as boring as ever pleb!
[quote][p][bold]Baddesley Bill[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Rising_Son[/bold] wrote: Andy (or should that be Branfoot?), I think it needs to be pointed out that there is no correlation between human brain size and intelligence. If your brain is significantly bigger than normal, then it could be because of swelling, which might indicate a serious physical problem, and you should get it checked as soon as possible.[/p][/quote]Really Rising? Really? Should I really go and get it checked out ASAP? Hey Rising, I predicted NC would leave last summer and we know what happened. Let's hope I'm wrong about Luke and Adam sauntering down Sir Matt Busby Way. Hilarious comebacks aside, do you agree with me and my swollen brain? And please try to answer WITHOUT using a question mark.[/p][/quote]If you predict enough negative things, every now and again you will get one right. Let's hope you are wrong about all of the other "predictions" and later we will come back and haunt you, if we can work out what your new sign is then.[/p][/quote]Spot on Osprey. I predict that MP will leave us....as will all our current players...and Katharina will sell our Club..... ....one day. Predictions like that really easy to make....even for a pillock like this one.[/p][/quote]Have a look it's one of the Stepford Wives. I see you posts are still as boring as ever pleb! redandy10
  • Score: -1

5:05am Mon 28 Apr 14

redandy10 says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Rising_Son wrote:
Andy (or should that be Branfoot?), I think it needs to be pointed out that there is no correlation between human brain size and intelligence. If your brain is significantly bigger than normal, then it could be because of swelling, which might indicate a serious physical problem, and you should get it checked as soon as possible.
Really Rising? Really? Should I really go and get it checked out ASAP?

Hey Rising, I predicted NC would leave last summer and we know what happened. Let's hope I'm wrong about Luke and Adam sauntering down Sir Matt Busby Way. Hilarious comebacks aside, do you agree with me and my swollen brain?

And please try to answer WITHOUT using a question mark.
If you predict enough negative things, every now and again you will get one right. Let's hope you are wrong about all of the other "predictions" and later we will come back and haunt you, if we can work out what your new sign is then.
Maybe you could help me, I hear you have numerous ones. That is if you have the time between your score updates and spelling corrections. Something's never change zzzzzzz
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Rising_Son[/bold] wrote: Andy (or should that be Branfoot?), I think it needs to be pointed out that there is no correlation between human brain size and intelligence. If your brain is significantly bigger than normal, then it could be because of swelling, which might indicate a serious physical problem, and you should get it checked as soon as possible.[/p][/quote]Really Rising? Really? Should I really go and get it checked out ASAP? Hey Rising, I predicted NC would leave last summer and we know what happened. Let's hope I'm wrong about Luke and Adam sauntering down Sir Matt Busby Way. Hilarious comebacks aside, do you agree with me and my swollen brain? And please try to answer WITHOUT using a question mark.[/p][/quote]If you predict enough negative things, every now and again you will get one right. Let's hope you are wrong about all of the other "predictions" and later we will come back and haunt you, if we can work out what your new sign is then.[/p][/quote]Maybe you could help me, I hear you have numerous ones. That is if you have the time between your score updates and spelling corrections. Something's never change zzzzzzz redandy10
  • Score: -1

5:08am Mon 28 Apr 14

redandy10 says...

Rising_Son wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Rising_Son wrote:
Andy (or should that be Branfoot?), I think it needs to be pointed out that there is no correlation between human brain size and intelligence. If your brain is significantly bigger than normal, then it could be because of swelling, which might indicate a serious physical problem, and you should get it checked as soon as possible.
Really Rising? Really? Should I really go and get it checked out ASAP?

Hey Rising, I predicted NC would leave last summer and we know what happened. Let's hope I'm wrong about Luke and Adam sauntering down Sir Matt Busby Way. Hilarious comebacks aside, do you agree with me and my swollen brain?

And please try to answer WITHOUT using a question mark.
I'm not sure what you are asking me to agree with? I will try anyway.

I have no memory of someone calling themselves redandy10 predicting NC would leave last summer. If my memory is correct it was predicted/guessed correctly by SaintlySoul and Bring back Branfoot. If you're one (or both) of them, I will agree that you guessed correctly. I also have no trouble agreeing that "we know what happened."

I really don't care whether Luke and Adam saunter down Sir Matt Busby Way. I sauntered down that road many years ago, before it was renamed. It wasn't the most attractive of roads if I remember correctly.
Yet again you failed to answer a question!!! Your handy with the questions, but answering them you struggle. Are you really a Saint fan?
[quote][p][bold]Rising_Son[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Rising_Son[/bold] wrote: Andy (or should that be Branfoot?), I think it needs to be pointed out that there is no correlation between human brain size and intelligence. If your brain is significantly bigger than normal, then it could be because of swelling, which might indicate a serious physical problem, and you should get it checked as soon as possible.[/p][/quote]Really Rising? Really? Should I really go and get it checked out ASAP? Hey Rising, I predicted NC would leave last summer and we know what happened. Let's hope I'm wrong about Luke and Adam sauntering down Sir Matt Busby Way. Hilarious comebacks aside, do you agree with me and my swollen brain? And please try to answer WITHOUT using a question mark.[/p][/quote]I'm not sure what you are asking me to agree with? I will try anyway. I have no memory of someone calling themselves redandy10 predicting NC would leave last summer. If my memory is correct it was predicted/guessed correctly by SaintlySoul and Bring back Branfoot. If you're one (or both) of them, I will agree that you guessed correctly. I also have no trouble agreeing that "we know what happened." I really don't care whether Luke and Adam saunter down Sir Matt Busby Way. I sauntered down that road many years ago, before it was renamed. It wasn't the most attractive of roads if I remember correctly.[/p][/quote]Yet again you failed to answer a question!!! Your handy with the questions, but answering them you struggle. Are you really a Saint fan? redandy10
  • Score: -1

6:33am Mon 28 Apr 14

Rising_Son says...

redandy10 wrote:
Rising_Son wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Rising_Son wrote:
Andy (or should that be Branfoot?), I think it needs to be pointed out that there is no correlation between human brain size and intelligence. If your brain is significantly bigger than normal, then it could be because of swelling, which might indicate a serious physical problem, and you should get it checked as soon as possible.
Really Rising? Really? Should I really go and get it checked out ASAP?

Hey Rising, I predicted NC would leave last summer and we know what happened. Let's hope I'm wrong about Luke and Adam sauntering down Sir Matt Busby Way. Hilarious comebacks aside, do you agree with me and my swollen brain?

And please try to answer WITHOUT using a question mark.
I'm not sure what you are asking me to agree with? I will try anyway.

I have no memory of someone calling themselves redandy10 predicting NC would leave last summer. If my memory is correct it was predicted/guessed correctly by SaintlySoul and Bring back Branfoot. If you're one (or both) of them, I will agree that you guessed correctly. I also have no trouble agreeing that "we know what happened."

I really don't care whether Luke and Adam saunter down Sir Matt Busby Way. I sauntered down that road many years ago, before it was renamed. It wasn't the most attractive of roads if I remember correctly.
Yet again you failed to answer a question!!! Your handy with the questions, but answering them you struggle. Are you really a Saint fan?
It seems to you didn't bother to read the reply.
[quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Rising_Son[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Rising_Son[/bold] wrote: Andy (or should that be Branfoot?), I think it needs to be pointed out that there is no correlation between human brain size and intelligence. If your brain is significantly bigger than normal, then it could be because of swelling, which might indicate a serious physical problem, and you should get it checked as soon as possible.[/p][/quote]Really Rising? Really? Should I really go and get it checked out ASAP? Hey Rising, I predicted NC would leave last summer and we know what happened. Let's hope I'm wrong about Luke and Adam sauntering down Sir Matt Busby Way. Hilarious comebacks aside, do you agree with me and my swollen brain? And please try to answer WITHOUT using a question mark.[/p][/quote]I'm not sure what you are asking me to agree with? I will try anyway. I have no memory of someone calling themselves redandy10 predicting NC would leave last summer. If my memory is correct it was predicted/guessed correctly by SaintlySoul and Bring back Branfoot. If you're one (or both) of them, I will agree that you guessed correctly. I also have no trouble agreeing that "we know what happened." I really don't care whether Luke and Adam saunter down Sir Matt Busby Way. I sauntered down that road many years ago, before it was renamed. It wasn't the most attractive of roads if I remember correctly.[/p][/quote]Yet again you failed to answer a question!!! Your handy with the questions, but answering them you struggle. Are you really a Saint fan?[/p][/quote]It seems to you didn't bother to read the reply. Rising_Son
  • Score: 1

6:34am Mon 28 Apr 14

Rising_Son says...

Andy, You ask if I am a Saints fan? I think the answer's very obviously yes. What have I said that makes you doubt it?
Andy, You ask if I am a Saints fan? I think the answer's very obviously yes. What have I said that makes you doubt it? Rising_Son
  • Score: 1

1:16pm Mon 28 Apr 14

lowe esteem says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
Seedhouse the Unrepentant wrote:
Freddie Flowerpot wrote:
Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps !

Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?
Yep. You're a skate. Atmosphere matched the performance today. Outstanding.
Bit weird for a 'skate' to be a season ticket holder at SMS don't you think ?

Engage brain before you post next time.
Give us the lowdown, are you Bill or are you Ben, did you marry Weed or smoke it?
Is this a case of the Kettle calling the Pot black?

I suggest that our Stay At Home ST holder,
(that ST's not Season Ticket, by the way.) tries the Jamaica Inn test on his
flash new telly, I further suggest that it's got crap speakers. I also suggest he go along to St Mary's before passing comment on the crowd noise.
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Seedhouse the Unrepentant[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Freddie Flowerpot[/bold] wrote: Good solid performance from the lads today, enjoyed watching it from the comfort of my sofa in front of my new Samsung HD 46 incher LOL!! The wife and kids had gone shopping in West Quay so no distractions. Enjoyed the goals, though it would have been nice to have seen someone in a red shirt hit the net, but hey every little helps ! Only downside is I thought the fans were a bit quiet and not really giving it max passion today, I even switched the sound settings around to increase the noise level, but didn't work as well as expected. Anyone got any ideas ?[/p][/quote]Yep. You're a skate. Atmosphere matched the performance today. Outstanding.[/p][/quote]Bit weird for a 'skate' to be a season ticket holder at SMS don't you think ? Engage brain before you post next time.[/p][/quote]Give us the lowdown, are you Bill or are you Ben, did you marry Weed or smoke it?[/p][/quote]Is this a case of the Kettle calling the Pot black? I suggest that our Stay At Home ST holder, (that ST's not Season Ticket, by the way.) tries the Jamaica Inn test on his flash new telly, I further suggest that it's got crap speakers. I also suggest he go along to St Mary's before passing comment on the crowd noise. lowe esteem
  • Score: 1

3:40pm Mon 28 Apr 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

redandy10 wrote:
Baddesley Bill wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
Rising_Son wrote:
Andy (or should that be Branfoot?), I think it needs to be pointed out that there is no correlation between human brain size and intelligence. If your brain is significantly bigger than normal, then it could be because of swelling, which might indicate a serious physical problem, and you should get it checked as soon as possible.
Really Rising? Really? Should I really go and get it checked out ASAP?

Hey Rising, I predicted NC would leave last summer and we know what happened. Let's hope I'm wrong about Luke and Adam sauntering down Sir Matt Busby Way. Hilarious comebacks aside, do you agree with me and my swollen brain?

And please try to answer WITHOUT using a question mark.
If you predict enough negative things, every now and again you will get one right. Let's hope you are wrong about all of the other "predictions" and later we will come back and haunt you, if we can work out what your new sign is then.
Spot on Osprey. I predict that MP will leave us....as will all our current players...and Katharina will sell our Club.....

....one day.

Predictions like that really easy to make....even for a pillock like this one.
Have a look it's one of the Stepford Wives. I see you posts are still as boring as ever pleb!
.. and your replies are as ever abusive, far too easy easy to wind up.
[quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Baddesley Bill[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Rising_Son[/bold] wrote: Andy (or should that be Branfoot?), I think it needs to be pointed out that there is no correlation between human brain size and intelligence. If your brain is significantly bigger than normal, then it could be because of swelling, which might indicate a serious physical problem, and you should get it checked as soon as possible.[/p][/quote]Really Rising? Really? Should I really go and get it checked out ASAP? Hey Rising, I predicted NC would leave last summer and we know what happened. Let's hope I'm wrong about Luke and Adam sauntering down Sir Matt Busby Way. Hilarious comebacks aside, do you agree with me and my swollen brain? And please try to answer WITHOUT using a question mark.[/p][/quote]If you predict enough negative things, every now and again you will get one right. Let's hope you are wrong about all of the other "predictions" and later we will come back and haunt you, if we can work out what your new sign is then.[/p][/quote]Spot on Osprey. I predict that MP will leave us....as will all our current players...and Katharina will sell our Club..... ....one day. Predictions like that really easy to make....even for a pillock like this one.[/p][/quote]Have a look it's one of the Stepford Wives. I see you posts are still as boring as ever pleb![/p][/quote].. and your replies are as ever abusive, far too easy easy to wind up. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: 0

3:41pm Mon 28 Apr 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

Rising_Son wrote:
Andy, You ask if I am a Saints fan? I think the answer's very obviously yes. What have I said that makes you doubt it?
I don't think he would know a genuine fan if he met one and him looking in a mirror wouldn't do it either.
[quote][p][bold]Rising_Son[/bold] wrote: Andy, You ask if I am a Saints fan? I think the answer's very obviously yes. What have I said that makes you doubt it?[/p][/quote]I don't think he would know a genuine fan if he met one and him looking in a mirror wouldn't do it either. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: 0

3:48pm Mon 28 Apr 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

Rising_Son wrote:
Andy, You ask if I am a Saints fan? I think the answer's very obviously yes. What have I said that makes you doubt it?
If, you are, as alleged, not a genuine Saints fan, all I can say is that you do a mighty good job of imitating one.
[quote][p][bold]Rising_Son[/bold] wrote: Andy, You ask if I am a Saints fan? I think the answer's very obviously yes. What have I said that makes you doubt it?[/p][/quote]If, you are, as alleged, not a genuine Saints fan, all I can say is that you do a mighty good job of imitating one. OSPREYSAINT
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5:47pm Thu 1 May 14

Baybrit says...

I got up at 4am to watch that game. This is what happens when a hard, skilled, attacking team worries their opponents defenders, they panic. Couple that with your own solid defence at the other end and you're just as likely to win as if you actually put the ball in their net yourself. It's not just what you do as a team, it what you force the other team to do.
I got up at 4am to watch that game. This is what happens when a hard, skilled, attacking team worries their opponents defenders, they panic. Couple that with your own solid defence at the other end and you're just as likely to win as if you actually put the ball in their net yourself. It's not just what you do as a team, it what you force the other team to do. Baybrit
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