Celtic desperate to keep Saints target Fraser Forster

Fraser Forster

Fraser Forster

First published in Sport

Celtic boss Ronny Deila hasstressed his desire to keep Saints target Fraser Forster at Celtic Park.

Celtic had reportedly rejected a bid from Southampton for the England international keeper who was mostly a spectatorhe as the Hoops cruised through to the Champions League third qualifying round with a 4-0 win over KR Reykjavik at the BT Murrayfield stadium in Edinburgh.

Doubles from defender Virgil van Dijk - a player who has previously been linked with Saints - and striker Teemu Pukki ensured the Scottish champions would be facing either St Patrick's Athletic or Legia Warsaw in the next round after sealing a 5-0 aggregate triumph.

After the match Hoops boss Deila revealed he had not felt the need to speak to his keeper, saying: "We want to keep Fraser. Of course we want to qualify for the Champions League so we want to keep him.

"He hasn't (indicated a desire to leave). He has done a good job since he has come to Celtic but Celtic have also been fantastic for him and I hope that will continue because we need our best players and he is a fantastic keeper.

"Something will happen in the end but if it happens now or in the winter or next summer, I don't know, we will see. But we have to keep on going.

"Things are happening around my players all the time but Fraser is an unbelievable professional and I know that he really wants to play in the Champions League."

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7:50am Wed 23 Jul 14

Seedhouse the Unrepentant says...

This will be a good test of Les's resolve. Oh dear :(
This will be a good test of Les's resolve. Oh dear :( Seedhouse the Unrepentant
  • Score: -7

7:54am Wed 23 Jul 14

John Smith34 says...

Like we were desperate to keep all our players! That's football these days I'm afraid....no doubting he's a good goalkeeper but we need more players and quickly. The season will be here before we know it....
Like we were desperate to keep all our players! That's football these days I'm afraid....no doubting he's a good goalkeeper but we need more players and quickly. The season will be here before we know it.... John Smith34
  • Score: 26

7:57am Wed 23 Jul 14

Saintsayer II says...

If we do get him and the Dutch centre half then I may start to think my ST was a good buy after all
If we do get him and the Dutch centre half then I may start to think my ST was a good buy after all Saintsayer II
  • Score: 16

8:06am Wed 23 Jul 14

saintbobby says...

This is a crucial test of the Board's resolve. If Fraser is really wanted it must be tied up swiftly and no poncing about.

It has been confirmed on BBC text that Caulker has joined QPR. So our plans for him are thwarted, though the glitz of London and Harry's wages might be the reason.

At the moment I am concerned that the slander that the club has no ambition, put about by our transferred players, may not be helping getting deals done. On the other hand, perhaps Caulker was never interested in coming to St. Mary's.

Some signings are urgent and would be very welcome!!
This is a crucial test of the Board's resolve. If Fraser is really wanted it must be tied up swiftly and no poncing about. It has been confirmed on BBC text that Caulker has joined QPR. So our plans for him are thwarted, though the glitz of London and Harry's wages might be the reason. At the moment I am concerned that the slander that the club has no ambition, put about by our transferred players, may not be helping getting deals done. On the other hand, perhaps Caulker was never interested in coming to St. Mary's. Some signings are urgent and would be very welcome!! saintbobby
  • Score: 17

8:14am Wed 23 Jul 14

AdamG10 says...

Celtic manager saying he knows Forster will leave eventually. I think this will happen still. I'm sure that on the surface not much appears to be happening with incoming transfers but, underneath Les's little legs are probably going crazy. We need to be patient.
Celtic manager saying he knows Forster will leave eventually. I think this will happen still. I'm sure that on the surface not much appears to be happening with incoming transfers but, underneath Les's little legs are probably going crazy. We need to be patient. AdamG10
  • Score: 7

8:18am Wed 23 Jul 14

The Rise of The Foot Soldier. says...

We are the MIGHTY SOUTHAMPTON.

WECOME TO FRASER FORSTER soon to be with the Number One Club in the South.

Who's up for brighton AWAY ..... COYR+WS
We are the MIGHTY SOUTHAMPTON. WECOME TO FRASER FORSTER soon to be with the Number One Club in the South. Who's up for brighton AWAY ..... COYR+WS The Rise of The Foot Soldier.
  • Score: -1

8:19am Wed 23 Jul 14

Clever Dick says...

Look, what's the point of us having a feeder club up in Scottishland if they are going to play hardball . But to be fair I guess they are only trying to screw us over the price. After all we've nicely stitched up Manure and Thievingskiverpool and hopefully will continue to do so when Brenda comes back in for Lovren.
Look, what's the point of us having a feeder club up in Scottishland if they are going to play hardball . But to be fair I guess they are only trying to screw us over the price. After all we've nicely stitched up Manure and Thievingskiverpool and hopefully will continue to do so when Brenda comes back in for Lovren. Clever Dick
  • Score: 12

8:23am Wed 23 Jul 14

Seedhouse the Unrepentant says...

saintbobby wrote:
This is a crucial test of the Board's resolve. If Fraser is really wanted it must be tied up swiftly and no poncing about.

It has been confirmed on BBC text that Caulker has joined QPR. So our plans for him are thwarted, though the glitz of London and Harry's wages might be the reason.

At the moment I am concerned that the slander that the club has no ambition, put about by our transferred players, may not be helping getting deals done. On the other hand, perhaps Caulker was never interested in coming to St. Mary's.

Some signings are urgent and would be very welcome!!
Slander? It has to be untrue to qualify as slander.
[quote][p][bold]saintbobby[/bold] wrote: This is a crucial test of the Board's resolve. If Fraser is really wanted it must be tied up swiftly and no poncing about. It has been confirmed on BBC text that Caulker has joined QPR. So our plans for him are thwarted, though the glitz of London and Harry's wages might be the reason. At the moment I am concerned that the slander that the club has no ambition, put about by our transferred players, may not be helping getting deals done. On the other hand, perhaps Caulker was never interested in coming to St. Mary's. Some signings are urgent and would be very welcome!![/p][/quote]Slander? It has to be untrue to qualify as slander. Seedhouse the Unrepentant
  • Score: 6

8:45am Wed 23 Jul 14

Mr. T says...

He may want Champions League football but after they get knocked out what's to look forward to in the SPL? Playing in a non competitive league that they will walk last the last few seasons - with the quality of opposition similar to League 1. Harsh but true.
He may want Champions League football but after they get knocked out what's to look forward to in the SPL? Playing in a non competitive league that they will walk last the last few seasons - with the quality of opposition similar to League 1. Harsh but true. Mr. T
  • Score: 21

8:49am Wed 23 Jul 14

Chipmonk1 says...

Seedhouse the Unrepentant wrote:
saintbobby wrote:
This is a crucial test of the Board's resolve. If Fraser is really wanted it must be tied up swiftly and no poncing about.

It has been confirmed on BBC text that Caulker has joined QPR. So our plans for him are thwarted, though the glitz of London and Harry's wages might be the reason.

At the moment I am concerned that the slander that the club has no ambition, put about by our transferred players, may not be helping getting deals done. On the other hand, perhaps Caulker was never interested in coming to St. Mary's.

Some signings are urgent and would be very welcome!!
Slander? It has to be untrue to qualify as slander.
Fair point but for some reason the sheep that call themselves journalists seem to want to join the saintsfc exodus story and not follow the numerous links with saints transfers in. I hope that the board pull their collective fingers out of their asreas and sign someone of note not just to settle some of the fans but also shut the bloooody media up.
[quote][p][bold]Seedhouse the Unrepentant[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]saintbobby[/bold] wrote: This is a crucial test of the Board's resolve. If Fraser is really wanted it must be tied up swiftly and no poncing about. It has been confirmed on BBC text that Caulker has joined QPR. So our plans for him are thwarted, though the glitz of London and Harry's wages might be the reason. At the moment I am concerned that the slander that the club has no ambition, put about by our transferred players, may not be helping getting deals done. On the other hand, perhaps Caulker was never interested in coming to St. Mary's. Some signings are urgent and would be very welcome!![/p][/quote]Slander? It has to be untrue to qualify as slander.[/p][/quote]Fair point but for some reason the sheep that call themselves journalists seem to want to join the saintsfc exodus story and not follow the numerous links with saints transfers in. I hope that the board pull their collective fingers out of their asreas and sign someone of note not just to settle some of the fans but also shut the bloooody media up. Chipmonk1
  • Score: 8

8:51am Wed 23 Jul 14

costa gaz says...

Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister.

He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war.

Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance.
They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots....
If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity. costa gaz
  • Score: 16

8:54am Wed 23 Jul 14

george chivers says...

saintbobby wrote:
This is a crucial test of the Board's resolve. If Fraser is really wanted it must be tied up swiftly and no poncing about.

It has been confirmed on BBC text that Caulker has joined QPR. So our plans for him are thwarted, though the glitz of London and Harry's wages might be the reason.

At the moment I am concerned that the slander that the club has no ambition, put about by our transferred players, may not be helping getting deals done. On the other hand, perhaps Caulker was never interested in coming to St. Mary's.

Some signings are urgent and would be very welcome!!
Also, and a big also, Caulker played for Harry at Spurs. Gave QPR a huge advantage over us.
[quote][p][bold]saintbobby[/bold] wrote: This is a crucial test of the Board's resolve. If Fraser is really wanted it must be tied up swiftly and no poncing about. It has been confirmed on BBC text that Caulker has joined QPR. So our plans for him are thwarted, though the glitz of London and Harry's wages might be the reason. At the moment I am concerned that the slander that the club has no ambition, put about by our transferred players, may not be helping getting deals done. On the other hand, perhaps Caulker was never interested in coming to St. Mary's. Some signings are urgent and would be very welcome!![/p][/quote]Also, and a big also, Caulker played for Harry at Spurs. Gave QPR a huge advantage over us. george chivers
  • Score: 11

8:57am Wed 23 Jul 14

costa gaz says...

george chivers wrote:
saintbobby wrote:
This is a crucial test of the Board's resolve. If Fraser is really wanted it must be tied up swiftly and no poncing about.

It has been confirmed on BBC text that Caulker has joined QPR. So our plans for him are thwarted, though the glitz of London and Harry's wages might be the reason.

At the moment I am concerned that the slander that the club has no ambition, put about by our transferred players, may not be helping getting deals done. On the other hand, perhaps Caulker was never interested in coming to St. Mary's.

Some signings are urgent and would be very welcome!!
Also, and a big also, Caulker played for Harry at Spurs. Gave QPR a huge advantage over us.
Sorry George, the very generous pay deal of a reported £90,000/week gave QPR the advantage.
[quote][p][bold]george chivers[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]saintbobby[/bold] wrote: This is a crucial test of the Board's resolve. If Fraser is really wanted it must be tied up swiftly and no poncing about. It has been confirmed on BBC text that Caulker has joined QPR. So our plans for him are thwarted, though the glitz of London and Harry's wages might be the reason. At the moment I am concerned that the slander that the club has no ambition, put about by our transferred players, may not be helping getting deals done. On the other hand, perhaps Caulker was never interested in coming to St. Mary's. Some signings are urgent and would be very welcome!![/p][/quote]Also, and a big also, Caulker played for Harry at Spurs. Gave QPR a huge advantage over us.[/p][/quote]Sorry George, the very generous pay deal of a reported £90,000/week gave QPR the advantage. costa gaz
  • Score: 14

9:06am Wed 23 Jul 14

wrypop says...

He will be here soon - Celtic have cover - just a bit of posturing! They need every penny they can get. SPL exists on crowds of 22,000 ! That's not at one game that's the TOTAL attendance if Celtic are not at home. Join the 3,000 at Kilmarnock or the 7,000 at Pittrodrie.
He will be here soon - Celtic have cover - just a bit of posturing! They need every penny they can get. SPL exists on crowds of 22,000 ! That's not at one game that's the TOTAL attendance if Celtic are not at home. Join the 3,000 at Kilmarnock or the 7,000 at Pittrodrie. wrypop
  • Score: 7

9:09am Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

Seedhouse the Unrepentant wrote:
saintbobby wrote:
This is a crucial test of the Board's resolve. If Fraser is really wanted it must be tied up swiftly and no poncing about.

It has been confirmed on BBC text that Caulker has joined QPR. So our plans for him are thwarted, though the glitz of London and Harry's wages might be the reason.

At the moment I am concerned that the slander that the club has no ambition, put about by our transferred players, may not be helping getting deals done. On the other hand, perhaps Caulker was never interested in coming to St. Mary's.

Some signings are urgent and would be very welcome!!
Slander? It has to be untrue to qualify as slander.
If it is in print it is libel anyway, I think he is referring to the neggies who claim that Kat is setting the Club up for a firesale and disposal, it doesn't make any sense so I dismiss this as total hogwash, the wish is father to the thought.
[quote][p][bold]Seedhouse the Unrepentant[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]saintbobby[/bold] wrote: This is a crucial test of the Board's resolve. If Fraser is really wanted it must be tied up swiftly and no poncing about. It has been confirmed on BBC text that Caulker has joined QPR. So our plans for him are thwarted, though the glitz of London and Harry's wages might be the reason. At the moment I am concerned that the slander that the club has no ambition, put about by our transferred players, may not be helping getting deals done. On the other hand, perhaps Caulker was never interested in coming to St. Mary's. Some signings are urgent and would be very welcome!![/p][/quote]Slander? It has to be untrue to qualify as slander.[/p][/quote]If it is in print it is libel anyway, I think he is referring to the neggies who claim that Kat is setting the Club up for a firesale and disposal, it doesn't make any sense so I dismiss this as total hogwash, the wish is father to the thought. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -6

9:15am Wed 23 Jul 14

The Rise of The Foot Soldier. says...

On this whole CL thing .... Mr T is right with his post.

NOTHING HAS CHANGED - SFC will always have the ambition with no limts of achieving EUROPEAN FOOTBALL.

We will not go hundreds of millions into DEBT to achieve this.

JUDAS (MP) was just not good enough to achieve Europa and left gaping holes in his strategy with not getting in an Additional Number 1 Keeper or would not buy a Striker in the January window - so vs everton we had to rely on pressing and two own goals.
On this whole CL thing .... Mr T is right with his post. NOTHING HAS CHANGED - SFC will always have the ambition with no limts of achieving EUROPEAN FOOTBALL. We will not go hundreds of millions into DEBT to achieve this. JUDAS (MP) was just not good enough to achieve Europa and left gaping holes in his strategy with not getting in an Additional Number 1 Keeper or would not buy a Striker in the January window - so vs everton we had to rely on pressing and two own goals. The Rise of The Foot Soldier.
  • Score: 4

9:15am Wed 23 Jul 14

Crossley Place Saint says...

Too bad Mr Deila, this is the sort of thing that happens when a much bigger club comes in for one of your unsettled players.
Too bad Mr Deila, this is the sort of thing that happens when a much bigger club comes in for one of your unsettled players. Crossley Place Saint
  • Score: 7

9:15am Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

costa gaz wrote:
Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister.

He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war.

Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance.
They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots....
If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Some of our neggies are sounding like "Chemical Ali" wanting to corrode every bit of positive thinking coming from the happy clappers.
[quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Some of our neggies are sounding like "Chemical Ali" wanting to corrode every bit of positive thinking coming from the happy clappers. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -1

9:15am Wed 23 Jul 14

batesieboy says...

I would have thought that adequate replacements farther up the pitch would have been more of a priority than having two good goalkeepers. But maybe that's just me with my 'ole neggie head...
I would have thought that adequate replacements farther up the pitch would have been more of a priority than having two good goalkeepers. But maybe that's just me with my 'ole neggie head... batesieboy
  • Score: 3

9:17am Wed 23 Jul 14

SPIKEISLANDTRADER says...

costa gaz wrote:
Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister.

He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war.

Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance.
They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots....
If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Belief in a team , and giving the new signings a CHANCE . We know its not going to be a picnic , but we have new blood and hopefully new direction , this needs THE SUPPORT of us all , until we can see in BLACK & WHITE that it is not working , this is when THE FAITH goes , not before a ball has been kicked .
[quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Belief in a team , and giving the new signings a CHANCE . We know its not going to be a picnic , but we have new blood and hopefully new direction , this needs THE SUPPORT of us all , until we can see in BLACK & WHITE that it is not working , this is when THE FAITH goes , not before a ball has been kicked . SPIKEISLANDTRADER
  • Score: 10

9:18am Wed 23 Jul 14

Crossley Place Saint says...

The Rise of The Foot Soldier. wrote:
On this whole CL thing .... Mr T is right with his post.

NOTHING HAS CHANGED - SFC will always have the ambition with no limts of achieving EUROPEAN FOOTBALL.

We will not go hundreds of millions into DEBT to achieve this.

JUDAS (MP) was just not good enough to achieve Europa and left gaping holes in his strategy with not getting in an Additional Number 1 Keeper or would not buy a Striker in the January window - so vs everton we had to rely on pressing and two own goals.
"SFC will always have the ambition with no limts of achieving EUROPEAN FOOTBALL."

Well that certainly wasn't the impression I got at the FA Cup game at Sunderland last season.
[quote][p][bold]The Rise of The Foot Soldier.[/bold] wrote: On this whole CL thing .... Mr T is right with his post. NOTHING HAS CHANGED - SFC will always have the ambition with no limts of achieving EUROPEAN FOOTBALL. We will not go hundreds of millions into DEBT to achieve this. JUDAS (MP) was just not good enough to achieve Europa and left gaping holes in his strategy with not getting in an Additional Number 1 Keeper or would not buy a Striker in the January window - so vs everton we had to rely on pressing and two own goals.[/p][/quote]"SFC will always have the ambition with no limts of achieving EUROPEAN FOOTBALL." Well that certainly wasn't the impression I got at the FA Cup game at Sunderland last season. Crossley Place Saint
  • Score: 5

9:20am Wed 23 Jul 14

jls217 says...

If I were a betting man (and I am not) I reckon we stand a chance of getting him. Celtic need cash - we've got cash, we need another keeper - Celtic has keeper = marriage made in heaven.
If I were a betting man (and I am not) I reckon we stand a chance of getting him. Celtic need cash - we've got cash, we need another keeper - Celtic has keeper = marriage made in heaven. jls217
  • Score: 1

9:21am Wed 23 Jul 14

Epsom Saint says...

costa gaz wrote:
Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
By all means question my sanity, but it would be good if you didn't do it quite so often!
[quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]By all means question my sanity, but it would be good if you didn't do it quite so often! Epsom Saint
  • Score: 3

9:24am Wed 23 Jul 14

Skating on thin ice says...

Crossley Place Saint wrote:
Too bad Mr Deila, this is the sort of thing that happens when a much bigger club comes in for one of your unsettled players.
Maybe Saints' England stars tapped Forster up while they were at the World Cup in Brazil?

Oh...
[quote][p][bold]Crossley Place Saint[/bold] wrote: Too bad Mr Deila, this is the sort of thing that happens when a much bigger club comes in for one of your unsettled players.[/p][/quote]Maybe Saints' England stars tapped Forster up while they were at the World Cup in Brazil? Oh... Skating on thin ice
  • Score: 5

9:30am Wed 23 Jul 14

The Rise of The Foot Soldier. says...

The FA CUP vs SUNDERLAND AWAY made Saints Fans sick to the core after we travelled to the game with the aim of progressing.

IT WAS A SICKENING DISGRACE.

A WEMBLEY APPEARANCE was on the cards ......

That Day Poch earned his name JUDAS - as he tried to feather his own nest with the League leaving SFC with mediocracy ... and left Jesus hanging out to dry with the Supporters and SFC.

MP sold the Club short by CHOKING in the Cup ....... and in the League by not strengthening in the January window - denying us Europe on two fronts.

HE MAY HIDE - but will be getting stick when we play Spuds Home and Away.
The FA CUP vs SUNDERLAND AWAY made Saints Fans sick to the core after we travelled to the game with the aim of progressing. IT WAS A SICKENING DISGRACE. A WEMBLEY APPEARANCE was on the cards ...... That Day Poch earned his name JUDAS - as he tried to feather his own nest with the League leaving SFC with mediocracy ... and left Jesus hanging out to dry with the Supporters and SFC. MP sold the Club short by CHOKING in the Cup ....... and in the League by not strengthening in the January window - denying us Europe on two fronts. HE MAY HIDE - but will be getting stick when we play Spuds Home and Away. The Rise of The Foot Soldier.
  • Score: 15

9:34am Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

Skating on thin ice wrote:
Crossley Place Saint wrote:
Too bad Mr Deila, this is the sort of thing that happens when a much bigger club comes in for one of your unsettled players.
Maybe Saints' England stars tapped Forster up while they were at the World Cup in Brazil?

Oh...
Well if they did it would only be to get him to go to Scouse would it not, what are trying to say exactly? I think you are confusing the issue with a poor attempt at WUMing, stick to what you are good at, find us some dirt on Kats finances, it's more your style.
[quote][p][bold]Skating on thin ice[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Crossley Place Saint[/bold] wrote: Too bad Mr Deila, this is the sort of thing that happens when a much bigger club comes in for one of your unsettled players.[/p][/quote]Maybe Saints' England stars tapped Forster up while they were at the World Cup in Brazil? Oh...[/p][/quote]Well if they did it would only be to get him to go to Scouse would it not, what are trying to say exactly? I think you are confusing the issue with a poor attempt at WUMing, stick to what you are good at, find us some dirt on Kats finances, it's more your style. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -4

9:40am Wed 23 Jul 14

Clever Dick says...

Skating on thin ice wrote:
Crossley Place Saint wrote:
Too bad Mr Deila, this is the sort of thing that happens when a much bigger club comes in for one of your unsettled players.
Maybe Saints' England stars tapped Forster up while they were at the World Cup in Brazil?

Oh...
Looks like tapping up has become the norm then. Apparently Skunt fc have been spotted down the local rec trying to do some tapping up themselves. So far it's failed to persuade anybody to take the step down though
[quote][p][bold]Skating on thin ice[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Crossley Place Saint[/bold] wrote: Too bad Mr Deila, this is the sort of thing that happens when a much bigger club comes in for one of your unsettled players.[/p][/quote]Maybe Saints' England stars tapped Forster up while they were at the World Cup in Brazil? Oh...[/p][/quote]Looks like tapping up has become the norm then. Apparently Skunt fc have been spotted down the local rec trying to do some tapping up themselves. So far it's failed to persuade anybody to take the step down though Clever Dick
  • Score: 7

9:45am Wed 23 Jul 14

Graham, North of Watford says...

I'll give you a clue.

Just pay Celtic the money and sign him up.

Who can ever forget the boost in confidence with Antii Niemi playing for us (Whoops, not so sure about the spelling).

It would make a statemnt to all our supporters.
I'll give you a clue. Just pay Celtic the money and sign him up. Who can ever forget the boost in confidence with Antii Niemi playing for us (Whoops, not so sure about the spelling). It would make a statemnt to all our supporters. Graham, North of Watford
  • Score: 7

9:47am Wed 23 Jul 14

Positively4thStreet says...

Somebody get One foot in the grave to cut and paste the article from the DE,and send it to the sports section on the Glasgow Herald,that'll make it happen.
Somebody get One foot in the grave to cut and paste the article from the DE,and send it to the sports section on the Glasgow Herald,that'll make it happen. Positively4thStreet
  • Score: 4

10:08am Wed 23 Jul 14

Confucious says...

Epsom Saint wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
By all means question my sanity, but it would be good if you didn't do it quite so often!
It's important to note that insane people always think they are fine and only if person claims to be insane can you be sure that person isn't.

I'm either suffering from lunacy or insanity - can't say which as they are separated by a very fine line.

I was diagnosed with this after explaining I am very interested in an eleven a side competitive game involving 90 minutes of kicking or heading but never handling a ball (except for one player per side within a prescribed area) and trying to get it into a big net.
[quote][p][bold]Epsom Saint[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]By all means question my sanity, but it would be good if you didn't do it quite so often![/p][/quote]It's important to note that insane people always think they are fine and only if person claims to be insane can you be sure that person isn't. I'm either suffering from lunacy or insanity - can't say which as they are separated by a very fine line. I was diagnosed with this after explaining I am very interested in an eleven a side competitive game involving 90 minutes of kicking or heading but never handling a ball (except for one player per side within a prescribed area) and trying to get it into a big net. Confucious
  • Score: 10

10:41am Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

Crossley Place Saint wrote:
The Rise of The Foot Soldier. wrote:
On this whole CL thing .... Mr T is right with his post.

NOTHING HAS CHANGED - SFC will always have the ambition with no limts of achieving EUROPEAN FOOTBALL.

We will not go hundreds of millions into DEBT to achieve this.

JUDAS (MP) was just not good enough to achieve Europa and left gaping holes in his strategy with not getting in an Additional Number 1 Keeper or would not buy a Striker in the January window - so vs everton we had to rely on pressing and two own goals.
"SFC will always have the ambition with no limts of achieving EUROPEAN FOOTBALL."

Well that certainly wasn't the impression I got at the FA Cup game at Sunderland last season.
Only Poch. can explain that one and he ain't telling.
[quote][p][bold]Crossley Place Saint[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Rise of The Foot Soldier.[/bold] wrote: On this whole CL thing .... Mr T is right with his post. NOTHING HAS CHANGED - SFC will always have the ambition with no limts of achieving EUROPEAN FOOTBALL. We will not go hundreds of millions into DEBT to achieve this. JUDAS (MP) was just not good enough to achieve Europa and left gaping holes in his strategy with not getting in an Additional Number 1 Keeper or would not buy a Striker in the January window - so vs everton we had to rely on pressing and two own goals.[/p][/quote]"SFC will always have the ambition with no limts of achieving EUROPEAN FOOTBALL." Well that certainly wasn't the impression I got at the FA Cup game at Sunderland last season.[/p][/quote]Only Poch. can explain that one and he ain't telling. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -2

10:41am Wed 23 Jul 14

hedge end bob says...

costa gaz wrote:
Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO .

By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN.
STID Mad or Not.
[quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not. hedge end bob
  • Score: 5

11:02am Wed 23 Jul 14

miltonarcher says...

Confucious wrote:
Epsom Saint wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
By all means question my sanity, but it would be good if you didn't do it quite so often!
It's important to note that insane people always think they are fine and only if person claims to be insane can you be sure that person isn't.

I'm either suffering from lunacy or insanity - can't say which as they are separated by a very fine line.

I was diagnosed with this after explaining I am very interested in an eleven a side competitive game involving 90 minutes of kicking or heading but never handling a ball (except for one player per side within a prescribed area) and trying to get it into a big net.
Handling, what about throw-ins, 90 mins, what about time added on, +4 mins usually, kicking or heading, what about chesting? These inaccuracies are not a problem for me, others yes perhaps, there is an odd character who checks spellings, I can sense his eyes boring in to me, via his screen or tablet or phone. Anyway the errors, I'm fine with them, I'm am NOT pedantic. Dribble.............
..................

COYR
[quote][p][bold]Confucious[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Epsom Saint[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]By all means question my sanity, but it would be good if you didn't do it quite so often![/p][/quote]It's important to note that insane people always think they are fine and only if person claims to be insane can you be sure that person isn't. I'm either suffering from lunacy or insanity - can't say which as they are separated by a very fine line. I was diagnosed with this after explaining I am very interested in an eleven a side competitive game involving 90 minutes of kicking or heading but never handling a ball (except for one player per side within a prescribed area) and trying to get it into a big net.[/p][/quote]Handling, what about throw-ins, 90 mins, what about time added on, +4 mins usually, kicking or heading, what about chesting? These inaccuracies are not a problem for me, others yes perhaps, there is an odd character who checks spellings, I can sense his eyes boring in to me, via his screen or tablet or phone. Anyway the errors, I'm fine with them, I'm am NOT pedantic. Dribble............. .................. COYR miltonarcher
  • Score: 2

11:07am Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

Clever Dick wrote:
Skating on thin ice wrote:
Crossley Place Saint wrote:
Too bad Mr Deila, this is the sort of thing that happens when a much bigger club comes in for one of your unsettled players.
Maybe Saints' England stars tapped Forster up while they were at the World Cup in Brazil?

Oh...
Looks like tapping up has become the norm then. Apparently Skunt fc have been spotted down the local rec trying to do some tapping up themselves. So far it's failed to persuade anybody to take the step down though
If you are referring to the guys in grubby macs watching the kids playing I think you will find that is normal behaviour for that area.
[quote][p][bold]Clever Dick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Skating on thin ice[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Crossley Place Saint[/bold] wrote: Too bad Mr Deila, this is the sort of thing that happens when a much bigger club comes in for one of your unsettled players.[/p][/quote]Maybe Saints' England stars tapped Forster up while they were at the World Cup in Brazil? Oh...[/p][/quote]Looks like tapping up has become the norm then. Apparently Skunt fc have been spotted down the local rec trying to do some tapping up themselves. So far it's failed to persuade anybody to take the step down though[/p][/quote]If you are referring to the guys in grubby macs watching the kids playing I think you will find that is normal behaviour for that area. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -3

11:12am Wed 23 Jul 14

redandy10 says...

costa gaz wrote:
Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister.

He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war.

Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance.
They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots....
If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
IMO if Ron gets the right amount of funding I believe he could do a GREAT job for us. So I'm optimistic with him at the helm, IF he is given a healthy war chest.

But the fact still remains that the club's years of talk of AMBITION has been completely undermined and destroyed by this summers events. The repercussions of which will effect our ability to BUY and RETAIN quality players in the future.

We talked a good game about ambition, but when push came to shove the decision to strip NC of his autonomy has cost us dearly and will continue to!!!
[quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]IMO if Ron gets the right amount of funding I believe he could do a GREAT job for us. So I'm optimistic with him at the helm, IF he is given a healthy war chest. But the fact still remains that the club's years of talk of AMBITION has been completely undermined and destroyed by this summers events. The repercussions of which will effect our ability to BUY and RETAIN quality players in the future. We talked a good game about ambition, but when push came to shove the decision to strip NC of his autonomy has cost us dearly and will continue to!!! redandy10
  • Score: 10

11:36am Wed 23 Jul 14

St Van Roetford says...

Crikey, it genuinely is like groundhog day on here at the moment. The threads have been literally identical every day for the past two months now.

Who fancies a bit of #goaliechat? I'm of the opinion that David Marshall is better than Forser and I think I'd prefer him. What do YOU think?

Failing that, what are you having for lunch?
Crikey, it genuinely is like groundhog day on here at the moment. The threads have been literally identical every day for the past two months now. Who fancies a bit of #goaliechat? I'm of the opinion that David Marshall is better than Forser and I think I'd prefer him. What do YOU think? Failing that, what are you having for lunch? St Van Roetford
  • Score: 4

11:45am Wed 23 Jul 14

redandy10 says...

I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago.

Good stuff! Keep it up folks!
I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago. Good stuff! Keep it up folks! redandy10
  • Score: 12

11:49am Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

redandy10 wrote:
I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago.

Good stuff! Keep it up folks!
.... attack other posters? What are you on about I have never attacked another poster in my life, well may be verbally perhaps, but it I have never really hurt anything/anyone other than their jumped up egos.....
[quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago. Good stuff! Keep it up folks![/p][/quote].... attack other posters? What are you on about I have never attacked another poster in my life, well may be verbally perhaps, but it I have never really hurt anything/anyone other than their jumped up egos..... OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -12

11:50am Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

St Van Roetford wrote:
Crikey, it genuinely is like groundhog day on here at the moment. The threads have been literally identical every day for the past two months now.

Who fancies a bit of #goaliechat? I'm of the opinion that David Marshall is better than Forser and I think I'd prefer him. What do YOU think?

Failing that, what are you having for lunch?
Crikey, it genuinely is like groundhog day on here at the moment. The threads have been literally identical every day for the past two months now.
[quote][p][bold]St Van Roetford[/bold] wrote: Crikey, it genuinely is like groundhog day on here at the moment. The threads have been literally identical every day for the past two months now. Who fancies a bit of #goaliechat? I'm of the opinion that David Marshall is better than Forser and I think I'd prefer him. What do YOU think? Failing that, what are you having for lunch?[/p][/quote]Crikey, it genuinely is like groundhog day on here at the moment. The threads have been literally identical every day for the past two months now. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -4

11:53am Wed 23 Jul 14

costa gaz says...

hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO .

By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN.
STID Mad or Not.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.
[quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers. costa gaz
  • Score: 6

12:13pm Wed 23 Jul 14

Beer Monster says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
St Van Roetford wrote:
Crikey, it genuinely is like groundhog day on here at the moment. The threads have been literally identical every day for the past two months now.

Who fancies a bit of #goaliechat? I'm of the opinion that David Marshall is better than Forser and I think I'd prefer him. What do YOU think?

Failing that, what are you having for lunch?
Crikey, it genuinely is like groundhog day on here at the moment. The threads have been literally identical every day for the past two months now.
CAT: So, what is it?
KRYTEN: I've never seen one before -- no one has -- but I'm guessing it's
a white hole.
RIMMER: A _white_ hole?
KRYTEN: Every action has an equal and opposite reaction. A black hole
sucks time and matter out of the universe: a white hole returns it.
LISTER: So, that thing's spewing time back into the universe? (He dons
his fur-lined hat.)
KRYTEN: Precisely. That's why we're experiencing these curious time
phenomena on board.
CAT: So, what is it?
KRYTEN: I've never seen one before -- no one has -- but I'm guessing it's
a white hole.
RIMMER: A _white_ hole?
KRYTEN: Every action has an equal and opposite reaction. A black hole
sucks time and matter out of the universe: a white hole returns it.
LISTER: (Minus the hat.) So, that thing's spewing time back into the
universe? (He dons his fur-lined hat, again.)
KRYTEN: Precisely. That's why we're experiencing these curious time
phenomena on board.
LISTER: What time phenomena?
KRYTEN: Like just then, when time repeated itself.
CAT: So, what is it?
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]St Van Roetford[/bold] wrote: Crikey, it genuinely is like groundhog day on here at the moment. The threads have been literally identical every day for the past two months now. Who fancies a bit of #goaliechat? I'm of the opinion that David Marshall is better than Forser and I think I'd prefer him. What do YOU think? Failing that, what are you having for lunch?[/p][/quote]Crikey, it genuinely is like groundhog day on here at the moment. The threads have been literally identical every day for the past two months now.[/p][/quote]CAT: So, what is it? KRYTEN: I've never seen one before -- no one has -- but I'm guessing it's a white hole. RIMMER: A _white_ hole? KRYTEN: Every action has an equal and opposite reaction. A black hole sucks time and matter out of the universe: a white hole returns it. LISTER: So, that thing's spewing time back into the universe? (He dons his fur-lined hat.) KRYTEN: Precisely. That's why we're experiencing these curious time phenomena on board. CAT: So, what is it? KRYTEN: I've never seen one before -- no one has -- but I'm guessing it's a white hole. RIMMER: A _white_ hole? KRYTEN: Every action has an equal and opposite reaction. A black hole sucks time and matter out of the universe: a white hole returns it. LISTER: (Minus the hat.) So, that thing's spewing time back into the universe? (He dons his fur-lined hat, again.) KRYTEN: Precisely. That's why we're experiencing these curious time phenomena on board. LISTER: What time phenomena? KRYTEN: Like just then, when time repeated itself. CAT: So, what is it? Beer Monster
  • Score: 6

12:14pm Wed 23 Jul 14

Chapperall says...

I think this is likely to happen as Celtic can't compete with PL player wages. This type of signing will hopefully stop all the negatives on this site and start getting behind the manager and the team. RK is an experienced manager and he is now rebuilding the team following all the prima donas leaving! This won't be a five minute process and ad long as we are not in a relegation fight next season I will be happy. Settle down the side, rebuild and start looking at Europe in 15/16 season
I think this is likely to happen as Celtic can't compete with PL player wages. This type of signing will hopefully stop all the negatives on this site and start getting behind the manager and the team. RK is an experienced manager and he is now rebuilding the team following all the prima donas leaving! This won't be a five minute process and ad long as we are not in a relegation fight next season I will be happy. Settle down the side, rebuild and start looking at Europe in 15/16 season Chapperall
  • Score: 5

12:19pm Wed 23 Jul 14

Confucious says...

miltonarcher wrote:
Confucious wrote:
Epsom Saint wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
By all means question my sanity, but it would be good if you didn't do it quite so often!
It's important to note that insane people always think they are fine and only if person claims to be insane can you be sure that person isn't.

I'm either suffering from lunacy or insanity - can't say which as they are separated by a very fine line.

I was diagnosed with this after explaining I am very interested in an eleven a side competitive game involving 90 minutes of kicking or heading but never handling a ball (except for one player per side within a prescribed area) and trying to get it into a big net.
Handling, what about throw-ins, 90 mins, what about time added on, +4 mins usually, kicking or heading, what about chesting? These inaccuracies are not a problem for me, others yes perhaps, there is an odd character who checks spellings, I can sense his eyes boring in to me, via his screen or tablet or phone. Anyway the errors, I'm fine with them, I'm am NOT pedantic. Dribble.............

..................

COYR
I didn't mention that - or the off side rule - in case I am deemed to be nuts. I've discovered that denial is far cheaper than therapy.

Mind you, this particular closed season is like being desperate for a cup of tea and having to watch the kettle come to a boil, agonisingly slowly, for six weeks.

Anyhow, must dash.....off to eat six pork chops while wearing a Mexican hat and carrying two gates.
[quote][p][bold]miltonarcher[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Confucious[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Epsom Saint[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]By all means question my sanity, but it would be good if you didn't do it quite so often![/p][/quote]It's important to note that insane people always think they are fine and only if person claims to be insane can you be sure that person isn't. I'm either suffering from lunacy or insanity - can't say which as they are separated by a very fine line. I was diagnosed with this after explaining I am very interested in an eleven a side competitive game involving 90 minutes of kicking or heading but never handling a ball (except for one player per side within a prescribed area) and trying to get it into a big net.[/p][/quote]Handling, what about throw-ins, 90 mins, what about time added on, +4 mins usually, kicking or heading, what about chesting? These inaccuracies are not a problem for me, others yes perhaps, there is an odd character who checks spellings, I can sense his eyes boring in to me, via his screen or tablet or phone. Anyway the errors, I'm fine with them, I'm am NOT pedantic. Dribble............. .................. COYR[/p][/quote]I didn't mention that - or the off side rule - in case I am deemed to be nuts. I've discovered that denial is far cheaper than therapy. Mind you, this particular closed season is like being desperate for a cup of tea and having to watch the kettle come to a boil, agonisingly slowly, for six weeks. Anyhow, must dash.....off to eat six pork chops while wearing a Mexican hat and carrying two gates. Confucious
  • Score: 3

12:20pm Wed 23 Jul 14

Ozmosis says...

St Van Roetford wrote:
Crikey, it genuinely is like groundhog day on here at the moment. The threads have been literally identical every day for the past two months now.

Who fancies a bit of #goaliechat? I'm of the opinion that David Marshall is better than Forser and I think I'd prefer him. What do YOU think?

Failing that, what are you having for lunch?
Prawn sandwich and soup - not sure what flavour yet... ;-)
[quote][p][bold]St Van Roetford[/bold] wrote: Crikey, it genuinely is like groundhog day on here at the moment. The threads have been literally identical every day for the past two months now. Who fancies a bit of #goaliechat? I'm of the opinion that David Marshall is better than Forser and I think I'd prefer him. What do YOU think? Failing that, what are you having for lunch?[/p][/quote]Prawn sandwich and soup - not sure what flavour yet... ;-) Ozmosis
  • Score: 2

12:24pm Wed 23 Jul 14

SaintJD says...

hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO .

By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN.
STID Mad or Not.
Questioning decisions and being vocal when you think our club is making bad choices is easily interpreted by some as a lack of loyalty.

Far from it. Caring passionately about what happens to your club is more of a sign of passion in my book, so, yes, I care about my team and I will be negative at times because I don't like to see thing I care about get torn apart.

That doesn't make me any less loyal than someone who takes your view and is happy to see our best players leave and hope for the best.

In these matters you can sometimes turn to innocence to get the real sane answer - an answer not based on previous experience of following the Saints.

So I'll leave you with what my seven year old son's view, after he'd been collecting stickers of Lallana, Lambert, Lovren and Shaw for his world cup collection and after he'd lovingly decided to follow Saints rather than Chelsea, Man City , Man Utd and Liverpool as his friends do.

"Why are Saints selling all there best players daddy?"

It's a good question.
[quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Questioning decisions and being vocal when you think our club is making bad choices is easily interpreted by some as a lack of loyalty. Far from it. Caring passionately about what happens to your club is more of a sign of passion in my book, so, yes, I care about my team and I will be negative at times because I don't like to see thing I care about get torn apart. That doesn't make me any less loyal than someone who takes your view and is happy to see our best players leave and hope for the best. In these matters you can sometimes turn to innocence to get the real sane answer - an answer not based on previous experience of following the Saints. So I'll leave you with what my seven year old son's view, after he'd been collecting stickers of Lallana, Lambert, Lovren and Shaw for his world cup collection and after he'd lovingly decided to follow Saints rather than Chelsea, Man City , Man Utd and Liverpool as his friends do. "Why are Saints selling all there best players daddy?" It's a good question. SaintJD
  • Score: 11

12:29pm Wed 23 Jul 14

hedge end bob says...

costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.
Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.
[quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.[/p][/quote]Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN. hedge end bob
  • Score: 4

12:30pm Wed 23 Jul 14

miltonnroad76 says...

heaven help us if we start with hooveldt and dont sign a striker before its too late...Cant understand why RK hasnt bought another striker if we start with two untried prem forwards it will be a season of struggle...and will need all of RKs skill to keep us up...we need a proven goalscorer NOW!
heaven help us if we start with hooveldt and dont sign a striker before its too late...Cant understand why RK hasnt bought another striker if we start with two untried prem forwards it will be a season of struggle...and will need all of RKs skill to keep us up...we need a proven goalscorer NOW! miltonnroad76
  • Score: -1

12:31pm Wed 23 Jul 14

St Van Roetford says...

Ozmosis wrote:
St Van Roetford wrote:
Crikey, it genuinely is like groundhog day on here at the moment. The threads have been literally identical every day for the past two months now.

Who fancies a bit of #goaliechat? I'm of the opinion that David Marshall is better than Forser and I think I'd prefer him. What do YOU think?

Failing that, what are you having for lunch?
Prawn sandwich and soup - not sure what flavour yet... ;-)
Sandwich AND soup? That's quite the banquet.
[quote][p][bold]Ozmosis[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]St Van Roetford[/bold] wrote: Crikey, it genuinely is like groundhog day on here at the moment. The threads have been literally identical every day for the past two months now. Who fancies a bit of #goaliechat? I'm of the opinion that David Marshall is better than Forser and I think I'd prefer him. What do YOU think? Failing that, what are you having for lunch?[/p][/quote]Prawn sandwich and soup - not sure what flavour yet... ;-)[/p][/quote]Sandwich AND soup? That's quite the banquet. St Van Roetford
  • Score: 1

12:35pm Wed 23 Jul 14

hdsaint says...

Voting down any comments that put down Scottish football. No need for it. I support Saints and a Scottish team so leave it out.

We'll get Forster. The first bid always gets rejected. But we'll get him. Relax.
Voting down any comments that put down Scottish football. No need for it. I support Saints and a Scottish team so leave it out. We'll get Forster. The first bid always gets rejected. But we'll get him. Relax. hdsaint
  • Score: 6

12:44pm Wed 23 Jul 14

Saint Clements says...

The boot, metaphorically at least, is now on the other foot. And just as we were desperate to keep Adam and Luke, Celtic are understandably desperate to keep Fraser.

He looks a cracking keeper, so let's hope their resolve north of the border is as erodible as ours...
The boot, metaphorically at least, is now on the other foot. And just as we were desperate to keep Adam and Luke, Celtic are understandably desperate to keep Fraser. He looks a cracking keeper, so let's hope their resolve north of the border is as erodible as ours... Saint Clements
  • Score: 8

12:51pm Wed 23 Jul 14

hedge end bob says...

SaintJD wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.
Questioning decisions and being vocal when you think our club is making bad choices is easily interpreted by some as a lack of loyalty. Far from it. Caring passionately about what happens to your club is more of a sign of passion in my book, so, yes, I care about my team and I will be negative at times because I don't like to see thing I care about get torn apart. That doesn't make me any less loyal than someone who takes your view and is happy to see our best players leave and hope for the best. In these matters you can sometimes turn to innocence to get the real sane answer - an answer not based on previous experience of following the Saints. So I'll leave you with what my seven year old son's view, after he'd been collecting stickers of Lallana, Lambert, Lovren and Shaw for his world cup collection and after he'd lovingly decided to follow Saints rather than Chelsea, Man City , Man Utd and Liverpool as his friends do. "Why are Saints selling all there best players daddy?" It's a good question.
Yes it is a good question, Just tell him , because the players do not love the club like you and Hedge end bob and so they are leaving to get paid more money
As for myself , i would of loved to have kepted all the players that have left and will leave. I do care what happens to our club but i am prepared to give the new manager and the players he will bring to our club a chance . Did we not think the sacking of Pardew and Nigel was wrong at the time ? but time proved me wrong. That is the reason i have not jumped on the band wagon and run our club down. Lets wait and see when we reach January and then if all is not well ,UNITE AND TELL THE CLUB SO.
[quote][p][bold]SaintJD[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Questioning decisions and being vocal when you think our club is making bad choices is easily interpreted by some as a lack of loyalty. Far from it. Caring passionately about what happens to your club is more of a sign of passion in my book, so, yes, I care about my team and I will be negative at times because I don't like to see thing I care about get torn apart. That doesn't make me any less loyal than someone who takes your view and is happy to see our best players leave and hope for the best. In these matters you can sometimes turn to innocence to get the real sane answer - an answer not based on previous experience of following the Saints. So I'll leave you with what my seven year old son's view, after he'd been collecting stickers of Lallana, Lambert, Lovren and Shaw for his world cup collection and after he'd lovingly decided to follow Saints rather than Chelsea, Man City , Man Utd and Liverpool as his friends do. "Why are Saints selling all there best players daddy?" It's a good question.[/p][/quote]Yes it is a good question, Just tell him , because the players do not love the club like you and Hedge end bob and so they are leaving to get paid more money As for myself , i would of loved to have kepted all the players that have left and will leave. I do care what happens to our club but i am prepared to give the new manager and the players he will bring to our club a chance . Did we not think the sacking of Pardew and Nigel was wrong at the time ? but time proved me wrong. That is the reason i have not jumped on the band wagon and run our club down. Lets wait and see when we reach January and then if all is not well ,UNITE AND TELL THE CLUB SO. hedge end bob
  • Score: 1

12:54pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

With all these evil goings on, is it not time to bring back Cerridwen 'Dragonoak' Connelly to do her thing, and get us some good luck for once?
With all these evil goings on, is it not time to bring back Cerridwen 'Dragonoak' Connelly to do her thing, and get us some good luck for once? OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -7

1:07pm Wed 23 Jul 14

hedge end bob says...

SaintJD wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.
Questioning decisions and being vocal when you think our club is making bad choices is easily interpreted by some as a lack of loyalty. Far from it. Caring passionately about what happens to your club is more of a sign of passion in my book, so, yes, I care about my team and I will be negative at times because I don't like to see thing I care about get torn apart. That doesn't make me any less loyal than someone who takes your view and is happy to see our best players leave and hope for the best. In these matters you can sometimes turn to innocence to get the real sane answer - an answer not based on previous experience of following the Saints. So I'll leave you with what my seven year old son's view, after he'd been collecting stickers of Lallana, Lambert, Lovren and Shaw for his world cup collection and after he'd lovingly decided to follow Saints rather than Chelsea, Man City , Man Utd and Liverpool as his friends do. "Why are Saints selling all there best players daddy?" It's a good question.
I did write you a long reply but the grandaughter clered it before i could post. all it said in basics was tel your little boy they left for more money and they did not love the club like him and myself . I not like too see players leave also but we must wait and give the new manager and players a chance. I was wrong about the sackings of Pardew and Nigel and so i will wait before speaking out again. Hope your little boy will collect the stickers of any new players the club will buy.
[quote][p][bold]SaintJD[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Questioning decisions and being vocal when you think our club is making bad choices is easily interpreted by some as a lack of loyalty. Far from it. Caring passionately about what happens to your club is more of a sign of passion in my book, so, yes, I care about my team and I will be negative at times because I don't like to see thing I care about get torn apart. That doesn't make me any less loyal than someone who takes your view and is happy to see our best players leave and hope for the best. In these matters you can sometimes turn to innocence to get the real sane answer - an answer not based on previous experience of following the Saints. So I'll leave you with what my seven year old son's view, after he'd been collecting stickers of Lallana, Lambert, Lovren and Shaw for his world cup collection and after he'd lovingly decided to follow Saints rather than Chelsea, Man City , Man Utd and Liverpool as his friends do. "Why are Saints selling all there best players daddy?" It's a good question.[/p][/quote]I did write you a long reply but the grandaughter clered it before i could post. all it said in basics was tel your little boy they left for more money and they did not love the club like him and myself . I not like too see players leave also but we must wait and give the new manager and players a chance. I was wrong about the sackings of Pardew and Nigel and so i will wait before speaking out again. Hope your little boy will collect the stickers of any new players the club will buy. hedge end bob
  • Score: 0

1:08pm Wed 23 Jul 14

costa gaz says...

hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.
Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.
*****************

I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC.

Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit.
Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in.

Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel.

The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us.
I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior.
That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best.

Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining.

Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.
[quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.[/p][/quote]Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.[/p][/quote]***************** I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC. Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit. Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in. Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel. The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us. I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior. That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best. Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining. Anyway, enjoying the footie chat. costa gaz
  • Score: 13

1:13pm Wed 23 Jul 14

SaintJD says...

hedge end bob wrote:
SaintJD wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.
Questioning decisions and being vocal when you think our club is making bad choices is easily interpreted by some as a lack of loyalty. Far from it. Caring passionately about what happens to your club is more of a sign of passion in my book, so, yes, I care about my team and I will be negative at times because I don't like to see thing I care about get torn apart. That doesn't make me any less loyal than someone who takes your view and is happy to see our best players leave and hope for the best. In these matters you can sometimes turn to innocence to get the real sane answer - an answer not based on previous experience of following the Saints. So I'll leave you with what my seven year old son's view, after he'd been collecting stickers of Lallana, Lambert, Lovren and Shaw for his world cup collection and after he'd lovingly decided to follow Saints rather than Chelsea, Man City , Man Utd and Liverpool as his friends do. "Why are Saints selling all there best players daddy?" It's a good question.
Yes it is a good question, Just tell him , because the players do not love the club like you and Hedge end bob and so they are leaving to get paid more money
As for myself , i would of loved to have kepted all the players that have left and will leave. I do care what happens to our club but i am prepared to give the new manager and the players he will bring to our club a chance . Did we not think the sacking of Pardew and Nigel was wrong at the time ? but time proved me wrong. That is the reason i have not jumped on the band wagon and run our club down. Lets wait and see when we reach January and then if all is not well ,UNITE AND TELL THE CLUB SO.
Totally agree with you in that obviously I will be giving the team my full and complete support throughout the season no matter what and, to be honest, I think they need time - not just even half a season - if we are to rebuild and stick to that rebuilding strategy, Panicking when the season starts, booing the team or the board at matches is nonsense and benefits nobody - in fact it guarantees poor, scared performances.

Thankfully Saints fans showed incredible maturity when Nigel was sacked and (even though the immediately strong performances helped) the support for Mo Po was united and a credit to us. I hope we duplicate that mentality this August because this is another 'us against the world' moment where I hope we can throw it back at the press, pundits, rival fans and former players and managers.

With transfer windows as they are though, I do think we need to get a few pieces in place as early as we can though, because I hope Ronald is being advised that the likes of Hoover, though they may look OK to him in pre-season, has been tried and tested already.

That is going to require decisive action from the board and Les in signing some players in a measured, controlled way. Hopefully that is happening behind the scenes and any outgoings will be handled with us in control as well, so we aren't bullied on the final week of the window.
[quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]SaintJD[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Questioning decisions and being vocal when you think our club is making bad choices is easily interpreted by some as a lack of loyalty. Far from it. Caring passionately about what happens to your club is more of a sign of passion in my book, so, yes, I care about my team and I will be negative at times because I don't like to see thing I care about get torn apart. That doesn't make me any less loyal than someone who takes your view and is happy to see our best players leave and hope for the best. In these matters you can sometimes turn to innocence to get the real sane answer - an answer not based on previous experience of following the Saints. So I'll leave you with what my seven year old son's view, after he'd been collecting stickers of Lallana, Lambert, Lovren and Shaw for his world cup collection and after he'd lovingly decided to follow Saints rather than Chelsea, Man City , Man Utd and Liverpool as his friends do. "Why are Saints selling all there best players daddy?" It's a good question.[/p][/quote]Yes it is a good question, Just tell him , because the players do not love the club like you and Hedge end bob and so they are leaving to get paid more money As for myself , i would of loved to have kepted all the players that have left and will leave. I do care what happens to our club but i am prepared to give the new manager and the players he will bring to our club a chance . Did we not think the sacking of Pardew and Nigel was wrong at the time ? but time proved me wrong. That is the reason i have not jumped on the band wagon and run our club down. Lets wait and see when we reach January and then if all is not well ,UNITE AND TELL THE CLUB SO.[/p][/quote]Totally agree with you in that obviously I will be giving the team my full and complete support throughout the season no matter what and, to be honest, I think they need time - not just even half a season - if we are to rebuild and stick to that rebuilding strategy, Panicking when the season starts, booing the team or the board at matches is nonsense and benefits nobody - in fact it guarantees poor, scared performances. Thankfully Saints fans showed incredible maturity when Nigel was sacked and (even though the immediately strong performances helped) the support for Mo Po was united and a credit to us. I hope we duplicate that mentality this August because this is another 'us against the world' moment where I hope we can throw it back at the press, pundits, rival fans and former players and managers. With transfer windows as they are though, I do think we need to get a few pieces in place as early as we can though, because I hope Ronald is being advised that the likes of Hoover, though they may look OK to him in pre-season, has been tried and tested already. That is going to require decisive action from the board and Les in signing some players in a measured, controlled way. Hopefully that is happening behind the scenes and any outgoings will be handled with us in control as well, so we aren't bullied on the final week of the window. SaintJD
  • Score: 15

2:04pm Wed 23 Jul 14

jasons odd says...

redandy10 wrote:
I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago.

Good stuff! Keep it up folks!
Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc .

Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish !
[quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago. Good stuff! Keep it up folks![/p][/quote]Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc . Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish ! jasons odd
  • Score: 6

2:06pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.
Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.
*****************

I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC.

Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit.
Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in.

Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel.

The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us.
I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior.
That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best.

Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining.

Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.
There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets.
Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.
[quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.[/p][/quote]Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.[/p][/quote]***************** I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC. Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit. Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in. Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel. The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us. I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior. That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best. Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining. Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.[/p][/quote]There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets. Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -5

2:17pm Wed 23 Jul 14

St Mark says...

Mr. T wrote:
He may want Champions League football but after they get knocked out what's to look forward to in the SPL? Playing in a non competitive league that they will walk last the last few seasons - with the quality of opposition similar to League 1. Harsh but true.
... or rather NOT playing in a non-competitive league - just sitting on a bench up there!
[quote][p][bold]Mr. T[/bold] wrote: He may want Champions League football but after they get knocked out what's to look forward to in the SPL? Playing in a non competitive league that they will walk last the last few seasons - with the quality of opposition similar to League 1. Harsh but true.[/p][/quote]... or rather NOT playing in a non-competitive league - just sitting on a bench up there! St Mark
  • Score: 0

2:19pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

jasons odd wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago.

Good stuff! Keep it up folks!
Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc .

Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish !
Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways.
As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play?
Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%?
[quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago. Good stuff! Keep it up folks![/p][/quote]Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc . Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish ![/p][/quote]Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways. As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play? Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%? OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -9

2:21pm Wed 23 Jul 14

george chivers says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.
Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.
*****************

I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC.

Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit.
Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in.

Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel.

The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us.
I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior.
That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best.

Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining.

Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.
There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets.
Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.
What's your definition of the difference between a Neggie and a realist?
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.[/p][/quote]Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.[/p][/quote]***************** I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC. Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit. Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in. Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel. The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us. I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior. That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best. Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining. Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.[/p][/quote]There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets. Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.[/p][/quote]What's your definition of the difference between a Neggie and a realist? george chivers
  • Score: 9

2:22pm Wed 23 Jul 14

jasons odd says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago.

Good stuff! Keep it up folks!
Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc .

Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish !
Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways.
As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play?
Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%?
Yawn

Your not interesting or annoying ....Your just **** BORING
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago. Good stuff! Keep it up folks![/p][/quote]Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc . Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish ![/p][/quote]Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways. As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play? Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%?[/p][/quote]Yawn Your not interesting or annoying ....Your just **** BORING jasons odd
  • Score: 10

2:32pm Wed 23 Jul 14

de Heiligen paard 101 says...

costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.
Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.
*****************

I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC.

Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit.
Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in.

Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel.

The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us.
I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior.
That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best.

Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining.

Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.
for god sake keep it short gaz I almost dropped off ;0)

you don't run the club down? how many times have you criticised the management, les reed and ralph? they are the club, criticise all you like I don't care but don't you say you haven`t!
"Seems like our offer was derisory and no where near the reported £7.5m
still it got us lot excited for a few hours ..again.

I don't even think we are actually trying to sign these players, we are putting in very low, cheeky bids, knowing they will be rejected, just to appease us fans."
you also seem to just be criticising the fans as well! making stupid comments about `happy clappers`. oh and your obvious delight in telling us that `you told us so`. really you think your the only one who saw those players leaving? just because people are not wiling to be miserable barstewards and are trying to be positive doesn't mean they are wrong! you want to try being more positive once in a while, you might actually enjoy it!
[quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.[/p][/quote]Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.[/p][/quote]***************** I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC. Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit. Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in. Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel. The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us. I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior. That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best. Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining. Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.[/p][/quote]for god sake keep it short gaz I almost dropped off ;0) you don't run the club down? how many times have you criticised the management, les reed and ralph? they are the club, criticise all you like I don't care but don't you say you haven`t! "Seems like our offer was derisory and no where near the reported £7.5m still it got us lot excited for a few hours ..again. I don't even think we are actually trying to sign these players, we are putting in very low, cheeky bids, knowing they will be rejected, just to appease us fans." you also seem to just be criticising the fans as well! making stupid comments about `happy clappers`. oh and your obvious delight in telling us that `you told us so`. really you think your the only one who saw those players leaving? just because people are not wiling to be miserable barstewards and are trying to be positive doesn't mean they are wrong! you want to try being more positive once in a while, you might actually enjoy it! de Heiligen paard 101
  • Score: -13

2:38pm Wed 23 Jul 14

de Heiligen paard 101 says...

St Van Roetford wrote:
Ozmosis wrote:
St Van Roetford wrote:
Crikey, it genuinely is like groundhog day on here at the moment. The threads have been literally identical every day for the past two months now.

Who fancies a bit of #goaliechat? I'm of the opinion that David Marshall is better than Forser and I think I'd prefer him. What do YOU think?

Failing that, what are you having for lunch?
Prawn sandwich and soup - not sure what flavour yet... ;-)
Sandwich AND soup? That's quite the banquet.
well as I popped over to get my new shirt today, which I must say looks very well made and looks like ralph hasn't missed a stich! I stopped off at the depot in nursling for a lovely bacon burger, with onions off course, and finished it off with a top notch cup of English tea.
whilst in the west quay store I also brought a new saints dog bowl for our new puppy. and a drinks bottle for my little girl to take to school.
went in last years shirt, came back in this years! happy days.
[quote][p][bold]St Van Roetford[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Ozmosis[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]St Van Roetford[/bold] wrote: Crikey, it genuinely is like groundhog day on here at the moment. The threads have been literally identical every day for the past two months now. Who fancies a bit of #goaliechat? I'm of the opinion that David Marshall is better than Forser and I think I'd prefer him. What do YOU think? Failing that, what are you having for lunch?[/p][/quote]Prawn sandwich and soup - not sure what flavour yet... ;-)[/p][/quote]Sandwich AND soup? That's quite the banquet.[/p][/quote]well as I popped over to get my new shirt today, which I must say looks very well made and looks like ralph hasn't missed a stich! I stopped off at the depot in nursling for a lovely bacon burger, with onions off course, and finished it off with a top notch cup of English tea. whilst in the west quay store I also brought a new saints dog bowl for our new puppy. and a drinks bottle for my little girl to take to school. went in last years shirt, came back in this years! happy days. de Heiligen paard 101
  • Score: -4

2:48pm Wed 23 Jul 14

redandy10 says...

jasons odd wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago.

Good stuff! Keep it up folks!
Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc .

Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish !
Yes, but who takes them seriously? They got everything WRONG yet again! If there are two weather forecasters, WF1 keeps getting his forecasts wrong, whereas WF2 is usually pretty spot on, which of the two is going to be taken seriously and which is going to be seen as a source of amusement?

They have to keep chanting the same tired mantra of "everything's ok" because to cease doing so would be to admit they got things awfully wrong, which they aren't big enough to do.

It would be entertaining to revisit some of the bold claims they made back in May, most of which were tinged with a fair amount of smugness and knowingness. Who are the ones feeling smug now?
[quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago. Good stuff! Keep it up folks![/p][/quote]Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc . Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish ![/p][/quote]Yes, but who takes them seriously? They got everything WRONG yet again! If there are two weather forecasters, WF1 keeps getting his forecasts wrong, whereas WF2 is usually pretty spot on, which of the two is going to be taken seriously and which is going to be seen as a source of amusement? They have to keep chanting the same tired mantra of "everything's ok" because to cease doing so would be to admit they got things awfully wrong, which they aren't big enough to do. It would be entertaining to revisit some of the bold claims they made back in May, most of which were tinged with a fair amount of smugness and knowingness. Who are the ones feeling smug now? redandy10
  • Score: 9

2:48pm Wed 23 Jul 14

lowe esteem says...

miltonnroad76 wrote:
heaven help us if we start with hooveldt and dont sign a striker before its too late...Cant understand why RK hasnt bought another striker if we start with two untried prem forwards it will be a season of struggle...and will need all of RKs skill to keep us up...we need a proven goalscorer NOW!
Rodriguez and Lambert weren't 'proven prem forwards were they?
[quote][p][bold]miltonnroad76[/bold] wrote: heaven help us if we start with hooveldt and dont sign a striker before its too late...Cant understand why RK hasnt bought another striker if we start with two untried prem forwards it will be a season of struggle...and will need all of RKs skill to keep us up...we need a proven goalscorer NOW![/p][/quote]Rodriguez and Lambert weren't 'proven prem forwards were they? lowe esteem
  • Score: 5

2:54pm Wed 23 Jul 14

peregrine73 says...

Its becoming clearer that many prospective signings are not going to happen.
Its difficult to attract class players when the overall impression given off by the club is "lack of drive,poor communication and inflated statements of cash available". The club seemed to be trying to appease the fans by giving statements like they don't have to sell anybody,money wil be used for additional players etc. The club are offering rediculous offers for players e.g. Foster valued at 8-9 mill,we offer widely reported 4 mill,again a hoodwinking action to try to disguise the fact that most of the money revieved from sells has gone to the owner.
Its time for fans to same up and realise that we will not be getting anybody else in before the start of the season.After that we will be into panic buying
To shore up a vastly depleted team.
Its becoming clearer that many prospective signings are not going to happen. Its difficult to attract class players when the overall impression given off by the club is "lack of drive,poor communication and inflated statements of cash available". The club seemed to be trying to appease the fans by giving statements like they don't have to sell anybody,money wil be used for additional players etc. The club are offering rediculous offers for players e.g. Foster valued at 8-9 mill,we offer widely reported 4 mill,again a hoodwinking action to try to disguise the fact that most of the money revieved from sells has gone to the owner. Its time for fans to same up and realise that we will not be getting anybody else in before the start of the season.After that we will be into panic buying To shore up a vastly depleted team. peregrine73
  • Score: 8

2:57pm Wed 23 Jul 14

michael67 says...

Celtic are an okay team in a mickey mouse league. They would probably always finish outside the CL places in the premiere league.
Celtic are an okay team in a mickey mouse league. They would probably always finish outside the CL places in the premiere league. michael67
  • Score: 5

3:02pm Wed 23 Jul 14

redandy10 says...

SaintJD wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO .

By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN.
STID Mad or Not.
Questioning decisions and being vocal when you think our club is making bad choices is easily interpreted by some as a lack of loyalty.

Far from it. Caring passionately about what happens to your club is more of a sign of passion in my book, so, yes, I care about my team and I will be negative at times because I don't like to see thing I care about get torn apart.

That doesn't make me any less loyal than someone who takes your view and is happy to see our best players leave and hope for the best.

In these matters you can sometimes turn to innocence to get the real sane answer - an answer not based on previous experience of following the Saints.

So I'll leave you with what my seven year old son's view, after he'd been collecting stickers of Lallana, Lambert, Lovren and Shaw for his world cup collection and after he'd lovingly decided to follow Saints rather than Chelsea, Man City , Man Utd and Liverpool as his friends do.

"Why are Saints selling all there best players daddy?"

It's a good question.
As usual JD you speak a lot of sense and do it in a sensible and as ever classy way. It's always worth reading your posts!
[quote][p][bold]SaintJD[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Questioning decisions and being vocal when you think our club is making bad choices is easily interpreted by some as a lack of loyalty. Far from it. Caring passionately about what happens to your club is more of a sign of passion in my book, so, yes, I care about my team and I will be negative at times because I don't like to see thing I care about get torn apart. That doesn't make me any less loyal than someone who takes your view and is happy to see our best players leave and hope for the best. In these matters you can sometimes turn to innocence to get the real sane answer - an answer not based on previous experience of following the Saints. So I'll leave you with what my seven year old son's view, after he'd been collecting stickers of Lallana, Lambert, Lovren and Shaw for his world cup collection and after he'd lovingly decided to follow Saints rather than Chelsea, Man City , Man Utd and Liverpool as his friends do. "Why are Saints selling all there best players daddy?" It's a good question.[/p][/quote]As usual JD you speak a lot of sense and do it in a sensible and as ever classy way. It's always worth reading your posts! redandy10
  • Score: 12

3:09pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

peregrine73 wrote:
Its becoming clearer that many prospective signings are not going to happen.
Its difficult to attract class players when the overall impression given off by the club is "lack of drive,poor communication and inflated statements of cash available". The club seemed to be trying to appease the fans by giving statements like they don't have to sell anybody,money wil be used for additional players etc. The club are offering rediculous offers for players e.g. Foster valued at 8-9 mill,we offer widely reported 4 mill,again a hoodwinking action to try to disguise the fact that most of the money revieved from sells has gone to the owner.
Its time for fans to same up and realise that we will not be getting anybody else in before the start of the season.After that we will be into panic buying
To shore up a vastly depleted team.
Why do I always feel the need to shout "bulwarks" every time I read another of your tedious down beat monologues?
[quote][p][bold]peregrine73[/bold] wrote: Its becoming clearer that many prospective signings are not going to happen. Its difficult to attract class players when the overall impression given off by the club is "lack of drive,poor communication and inflated statements of cash available". The club seemed to be trying to appease the fans by giving statements like they don't have to sell anybody,money wil be used for additional players etc. The club are offering rediculous offers for players e.g. Foster valued at 8-9 mill,we offer widely reported 4 mill,again a hoodwinking action to try to disguise the fact that most of the money revieved from sells has gone to the owner. Its time for fans to same up and realise that we will not be getting anybody else in before the start of the season.After that we will be into panic buying To shore up a vastly depleted team.[/p][/quote]Why do I always feel the need to shout "bulwarks" every time I read another of your tedious down beat monologues? OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -7

3:11pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

jasons odd wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago.

Good stuff! Keep it up folks!
Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc .

Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish !
Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways.
As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play?
Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%?
Yawn

Your not interesting or annoying ....Your just **** BORING
You are not the first to tell me that, I am a Saints fan I say what I want.
[quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago. Good stuff! Keep it up folks![/p][/quote]Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc . Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish ![/p][/quote]Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways. As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play? Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%?[/p][/quote]Yawn Your not interesting or annoying ....Your just **** BORING[/p][/quote]You are not the first to tell me that, I am a Saints fan I say what I want. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -7

3:13pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

redandy10 wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago.

Good stuff! Keep it up folks!
Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc .

Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish !
Yes, but who takes them seriously? They got everything WRONG yet again! If there are two weather forecasters, WF1 keeps getting his forecasts wrong, whereas WF2 is usually pretty spot on, which of the two is going to be taken seriously and which is going to be seen as a source of amusement?

They have to keep chanting the same tired mantra of "everything's ok" because to cease doing so would be to admit they got things awfully wrong, which they aren't big enough to do.

It would be entertaining to revisit some of the bold claims they made back in May, most of which were tinged with a fair amount of smugness and knowingness. Who are the ones feeling smug now?
Michael Fish was a very good weather forecaster, he never got it wrong did he?
[quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago. Good stuff! Keep it up folks![/p][/quote]Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc . Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish ![/p][/quote]Yes, but who takes them seriously? They got everything WRONG yet again! If there are two weather forecasters, WF1 keeps getting his forecasts wrong, whereas WF2 is usually pretty spot on, which of the two is going to be taken seriously and which is going to be seen as a source of amusement? They have to keep chanting the same tired mantra of "everything's ok" because to cease doing so would be to admit they got things awfully wrong, which they aren't big enough to do. It would be entertaining to revisit some of the bold claims they made back in May, most of which were tinged with a fair amount of smugness and knowingness. Who are the ones feeling smug now?[/p][/quote]Michael Fish was a very good weather forecaster, he never got it wrong did he? OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: 0

3:18pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

george chivers wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.
Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.
*****************

I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC.

Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit.
Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in.

Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel.

The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us.
I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior.
That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best.

Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining.

Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.
There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets.
Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.
What's your definition of the difference between a Neggie and a realist?
The same as the difference between an Optimistic Pessimist and a Pessimistic Optimist I guess. One hopes for the best but always expects the worse, the other always fears the worst but hopes for the best, but there are always variations on the intensity felt for each attitude. Which are you?
[quote][p][bold]george chivers[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.[/p][/quote]Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.[/p][/quote]***************** I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC. Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit. Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in. Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel. The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us. I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior. That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best. Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining. Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.[/p][/quote]There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets. Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.[/p][/quote]What's your definition of the difference between a Neggie and a realist?[/p][/quote]The same as the difference between an Optimistic Pessimist and a Pessimistic Optimist I guess. One hopes for the best but always expects the worse, the other always fears the worst but hopes for the best, but there are always variations on the intensity felt for each attitude. Which are you? OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -8

3:20pm Wed 23 Jul 14

de Heiligen paard 101 says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago.

Good stuff! Keep it up folks!
Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc .

Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish !
Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways.
As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play?
Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%?
Yawn

Your not interesting or annoying ....Your just **** BORING
You are not the first to tell me that, I am a Saints fan I say what I want.
osprey these new logins are trying to bore the old guard away from the site, don't care what they say i have been here years and will continue to be here, god willing, for a few more years to come!
the definition of a realist is someone who basses their opinions on fact.
the definition of a neggie is someone who looks at fact and ignores them and basses their opinion on the worst case scenario and guess work!
`we wont sign any new players` `we will be relegated` `asset stripping` `no ambition` `the board are useless` need I go on, nothing real there just opinion based on pure guess work. so what will you say when we do sign more players? `they are rubbish` `not good as our old players` `mercenaries ` again I don't need to go on!
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago. Good stuff! Keep it up folks![/p][/quote]Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc . Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish ![/p][/quote]Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways. As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play? Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%?[/p][/quote]Yawn Your not interesting or annoying ....Your just **** BORING[/p][/quote]You are not the first to tell me that, I am a Saints fan I say what I want.[/p][/quote]osprey these new logins are trying to bore the old guard away from the site, don't care what they say i have been here years and will continue to be here, god willing, for a few more years to come! the definition of a realist is someone who basses their opinions on fact. the definition of a neggie is someone who looks at fact and ignores them and basses their opinion on the worst case scenario and guess work! `we wont sign any new players` `we will be relegated` `asset stripping` `no ambition` `the board are useless` need I go on, nothing real there just opinion based on pure guess work. so what will you say when we do sign more players? `they are rubbish` `not good as our old players` `mercenaries ` again I don't need to go on! de Heiligen paard 101
  • Score: -9

3:20pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

jasons odd wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago.

Good stuff! Keep it up folks!
Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc .

Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish !
Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways.
As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play?
Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%?
Yawn

Your not interesting or annoying ....Your just **** BORING
Will you ever answer a straight question without resorting to abuse?
[quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago. Good stuff! Keep it up folks![/p][/quote]Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc . Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish ![/p][/quote]Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways. As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play? Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%?[/p][/quote]Yawn Your not interesting or annoying ....Your just **** BORING[/p][/quote]Will you ever answer a straight question without resorting to abuse? OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -5

3:24pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

de Heiligen paard 101 wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago.

Good stuff! Keep it up folks!
Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc .

Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish !
Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways.
As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play?
Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%?
Yawn

Your not interesting or annoying ....Your just **** BORING
You are not the first to tell me that, I am a Saints fan I say what I want.
osprey these new logins are trying to bore the old guard away from the site, don't care what they say i have been here years and will continue to be here, god willing, for a few more years to come!
the definition of a realist is someone who basses their opinions on fact.
the definition of a neggie is someone who looks at fact and ignores them and basses their opinion on the worst case scenario and guess work!
`we wont sign any new players` `we will be relegated` `asset stripping` `no ambition` `the board are useless` need I go on, nothing real there just opinion based on pure guess work. so what will you say when we do sign more players? `they are rubbish` `not good as our old players` `mercenaries ` again I don't need to go on!
Ha, ha, good point, well put. I am of the opinion that these "new" sign-ons are far from being newbies, their raison d'etre doesn't change despite the name changes.
[quote][p][bold]de Heiligen paard 101[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago. Good stuff! Keep it up folks![/p][/quote]Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc . Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish ![/p][/quote]Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways. As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play? Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%?[/p][/quote]Yawn Your not interesting or annoying ....Your just **** BORING[/p][/quote]You are not the first to tell me that, I am a Saints fan I say what I want.[/p][/quote]osprey these new logins are trying to bore the old guard away from the site, don't care what they say i have been here years and will continue to be here, god willing, for a few more years to come! the definition of a realist is someone who basses their opinions on fact. the definition of a neggie is someone who looks at fact and ignores them and basses their opinion on the worst case scenario and guess work! `we wont sign any new players` `we will be relegated` `asset stripping` `no ambition` `the board are useless` need I go on, nothing real there just opinion based on pure guess work. so what will you say when we do sign more players? `they are rubbish` `not good as our old players` `mercenaries ` again I don't need to go on![/p][/quote]Ha, ha, good point, well put. I am of the opinion that these "new" sign-ons are far from being newbies, their raison d'etre doesn't change despite the name changes. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -7

3:26pm Wed 23 Jul 14

costa gaz says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago.

Good stuff! Keep it up folks!
Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc .

Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish !
Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways.
As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play?
Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%?
Yawn

Your not interesting or annoying ....Your just **** BORING
Will you ever answer a straight question without resorting to abuse?
**************
""" my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude""" from osprey today, and he call me hypocritical lol

Pot and kettle Osprey

p.s. stop giving your own posts thumbs up.
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago. Good stuff! Keep it up folks![/p][/quote]Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc . Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish ![/p][/quote]Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways. As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play? Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%?[/p][/quote]Yawn Your not interesting or annoying ....Your just **** BORING[/p][/quote]Will you ever answer a straight question without resorting to abuse?[/p][/quote]************** """ my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude""" from osprey today, and he call me hypocritical lol Pot and kettle Osprey p.s. stop giving your own posts thumbs up. costa gaz
  • Score: 5

3:27pm Wed 23 Jul 14

jasons odd says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago.

Good stuff! Keep it up folks!
Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc .

Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish !
Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways.
As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play?
Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%?
Yawn

Your not interesting or annoying ....Your just **** BORING
Will you ever answer a straight question without resorting to abuse?
...Still boring everyone ? What you are osprey saint is a troll . This sites biggest troll . You constantly come on here to insult and abuse people , simply because they dont share your opinions .

I did not resort to abuse , i used the word d amn . There is nothing wrong with d amn
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago. Good stuff! Keep it up folks![/p][/quote]Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc . Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish ![/p][/quote]Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways. As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play? Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%?[/p][/quote]Yawn Your not interesting or annoying ....Your just **** BORING[/p][/quote]Will you ever answer a straight question without resorting to abuse?[/p][/quote]...Still boring everyone ? What you are osprey saint is a troll . This sites biggest troll . You constantly come on here to insult and abuse people , simply because they dont share your opinions . I did not resort to abuse , i used the word d amn . There is nothing wrong with d amn jasons odd
  • Score: 8

3:37pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

jasons odd wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago.

Good stuff! Keep it up folks!
Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc .

Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish !
Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways.
As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play?
Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%?
Yawn

Your not interesting or annoying ....Your just **** BORING
Will you ever answer a straight question without resorting to abuse?
...Still boring everyone ? What you are osprey saint is a troll . This sites biggest troll . You constantly come on here to insult and abuse people , simply because they dont share your opinions .

I did not resort to abuse , i used the word d amn . There is nothing wrong with d amn
Am I a troll? Or is it just because I say things straight as I see them, and I get up your nose, if you can't take it, don't dish it. Explain to me why you spell it dam n, is it because the site regards it as an unacceptable word, why do you think that is? You can say anything you like on here, if it is correct I will praise you, if I disagree I will oppose you, I am not in any way a judge or jury, just someone with an opinion. I try to amuse, but if that is boring then I apologise.
[quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago. Good stuff! Keep it up folks![/p][/quote]Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc . Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish ![/p][/quote]Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways. As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play? Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%?[/p][/quote]Yawn Your not interesting or annoying ....Your just **** BORING[/p][/quote]Will you ever answer a straight question without resorting to abuse?[/p][/quote]...Still boring everyone ? What you are osprey saint is a troll . This sites biggest troll . You constantly come on here to insult and abuse people , simply because they dont share your opinions . I did not resort to abuse , i used the word d amn . There is nothing wrong with d amn[/p][/quote]Am I a troll? Or is it just because I say things straight as I see them, and I get up your nose, if you can't take it, don't dish it. Explain to me why you spell it dam n, is it because the site regards it as an unacceptable word, why do you think that is? You can say anything you like on here, if it is correct I will praise you, if I disagree I will oppose you, I am not in any way a judge or jury, just someone with an opinion. I try to amuse, but if that is boring then I apologise. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -7

3:40pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

costa gaz wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago.

Good stuff! Keep it up folks!
Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc .

Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish !
Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways.
As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play?
Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%?
Yawn

Your not interesting or annoying ....Your just **** BORING
Will you ever answer a straight question without resorting to abuse?
**************
""" my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude""" from osprey today, and he call me hypocritical lol

Pot and kettle Osprey

p.s. stop giving your own posts thumbs up.
Well someone has to, nobody likes me anymore, I didn't know it was a crime, someone gives me a TD just because I post, I just cancel it out with a TU of my own childish isn't it?
[quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago. Good stuff! Keep it up folks![/p][/quote]Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc . Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish ![/p][/quote]Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways. As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play? Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%?[/p][/quote]Yawn Your not interesting or annoying ....Your just **** BORING[/p][/quote]Will you ever answer a straight question without resorting to abuse?[/p][/quote]************** """ my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude""" from osprey today, and he call me hypocritical lol Pot and kettle Osprey p.s. stop giving your own posts thumbs up.[/p][/quote]Well someone has to, nobody likes me anymore, I didn't know it was a crime, someone gives me a TD just because I post, I just cancel it out with a TU of my own childish isn't it? OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -6

3:40pm Wed 23 Jul 14

jasons odd says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago.

Good stuff! Keep it up folks!
Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc .

Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish !
Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways.
As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play?
Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%?
Yawn

Your not interesting or annoying ....Your just **** BORING
Will you ever answer a straight question without resorting to abuse?
...Still boring everyone ? What you are osprey saint is a troll . This sites biggest troll . You constantly come on here to insult and abuse people , simply because they dont share your opinions .

I did not resort to abuse , i used the word d amn . There is nothing wrong with d amn
Am I a troll? Or is it just because I say things straight as I see them, and I get up your nose, if you can't take it, don't dish it. Explain to me why you spell it dam n, is it because the site regards it as an unacceptable word, why do you think that is? You can say anything you like on here, if it is correct I will praise you, if I disagree I will oppose you, I am not in any way a judge or jury, just someone with an opinion. I try to amuse, but if that is boring then I apologise.
As i said , you dont get up my nose ....You just bore . Apology accepted .

Happy trolling !!!
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago. Good stuff! Keep it up folks![/p][/quote]Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc . Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish ![/p][/quote]Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways. As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play? Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%?[/p][/quote]Yawn Your not interesting or annoying ....Your just **** BORING[/p][/quote]Will you ever answer a straight question without resorting to abuse?[/p][/quote]...Still boring everyone ? What you are osprey saint is a troll . This sites biggest troll . You constantly come on here to insult and abuse people , simply because they dont share your opinions . I did not resort to abuse , i used the word d amn . There is nothing wrong with d amn[/p][/quote]Am I a troll? Or is it just because I say things straight as I see them, and I get up your nose, if you can't take it, don't dish it. Explain to me why you spell it dam n, is it because the site regards it as an unacceptable word, why do you think that is? You can say anything you like on here, if it is correct I will praise you, if I disagree I will oppose you, I am not in any way a judge or jury, just someone with an opinion. I try to amuse, but if that is boring then I apologise.[/p][/quote]As i said , you dont get up my nose ....You just bore . Apology accepted . Happy trolling !!! jasons odd
  • Score: 6

3:43pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

jasons odd wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago.

Good stuff! Keep it up folks!
Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc .

Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish !
Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways.
As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play?
Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%?
Yawn

Your not interesting or annoying ....Your just **** BORING
Will you ever answer a straight question without resorting to abuse?
...Still boring everyone ? What you are osprey saint is a troll . This sites biggest troll . You constantly come on here to insult and abuse people , simply because they dont share your opinions .

I did not resort to abuse , i used the word d amn . There is nothing wrong with d amn
Am I a troll? Or is it just because I say things straight as I see them, and I get up your nose, if you can't take it, don't dish it. Explain to me why you spell it dam n, is it because the site regards it as an unacceptable word, why do you think that is? You can say anything you like on here, if it is correct I will praise you, if I disagree I will oppose you, I am not in any way a judge or jury, just someone with an opinion. I try to amuse, but if that is boring then I apologise.
As i said , you dont get up my nose ....You just bore . Apology accepted .

Happy trolling !!!
I will stick to happy clapping and posting positives, trolling is for WUMs.
[quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago. Good stuff! Keep it up folks![/p][/quote]Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc . Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish ![/p][/quote]Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways. As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play? Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%?[/p][/quote]Yawn Your not interesting or annoying ....Your just **** BORING[/p][/quote]Will you ever answer a straight question without resorting to abuse?[/p][/quote]...Still boring everyone ? What you are osprey saint is a troll . This sites biggest troll . You constantly come on here to insult and abuse people , simply because they dont share your opinions . I did not resort to abuse , i used the word d amn . There is nothing wrong with d amn[/p][/quote]Am I a troll? Or is it just because I say things straight as I see them, and I get up your nose, if you can't take it, don't dish it. Explain to me why you spell it dam n, is it because the site regards it as an unacceptable word, why do you think that is? You can say anything you like on here, if it is correct I will praise you, if I disagree I will oppose you, I am not in any way a judge or jury, just someone with an opinion. I try to amuse, but if that is boring then I apologise.[/p][/quote]As i said , you dont get up my nose ....You just bore . Apology accepted . Happy trolling !!![/p][/quote]I will stick to happy clapping and posting positives, trolling is for WUMs. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -6

3:44pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

jasons odd wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago.

Good stuff! Keep it up folks!
Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc .

Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish !
Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways.
As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play?
Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%?
Yawn

Your not interesting or annoying ....Your just **** BORING
Will you ever answer a straight question without resorting to abuse?
...Still boring everyone ? What you are osprey saint is a troll . This sites biggest troll . You constantly come on here to insult and abuse people , simply because they dont share your opinions .

I did not resort to abuse , i used the word d amn . There is nothing wrong with d amn
By the way I didn't actually name any names when I criticised the swearing, did you have a guilty conscience?
[quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago. Good stuff! Keep it up folks![/p][/quote]Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc . Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish ![/p][/quote]Yes my lad, we are very much still around and we are going to haunt you for evermore unless you change your ways. As for Tadic, how will we know how good he is until we actually see him play? Of course any players that we sign, will be better players for us than those that have left, as once they have gone they are absolutely useless to us if they are playing for someone else. I hope you follow the careers of our former players, it will be much better for you than following the Saints whose future is already doomed and destruction will surely follow in quick time, I don't think you and a few others will have the bottle to see it through to the bitter end. Best if you stay away it won't be a pretty sight, if all the neggies prediction prove to be correct, do you think they have got it 100%?[/p][/quote]Yawn Your not interesting or annoying ....Your just **** BORING[/p][/quote]Will you ever answer a straight question without resorting to abuse?[/p][/quote]...Still boring everyone ? What you are osprey saint is a troll . This sites biggest troll . You constantly come on here to insult and abuse people , simply because they dont share your opinions . I did not resort to abuse , i used the word d amn . There is nothing wrong with d amn[/p][/quote]By the way I didn't actually name any names when I criticised the swearing, did you have a guilty conscience? OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -1

3:55pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

george chivers wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.
Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.
*****************

I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC.

Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit.
Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in.

Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel.

The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us.
I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior.
That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best.

Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining.

Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.
There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets.
Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.
What's your definition of the difference between a Neggie and a realist?
To put it another way, a neggie takes everything from everywhere and puts a negative spin on it, then posts it to upset the happy clappers, irrespective of there being a grain of truth in it.
A realist takes in everything looks for the positives, looks for the negatives, balances it all up and making sure of the facts, posts an honest opinion, hoping that it will be discussed sensibly.
Big difference.
[quote][p][bold]george chivers[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.[/p][/quote]Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.[/p][/quote]***************** I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC. Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit. Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in. Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel. The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us. I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior. That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best. Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining. Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.[/p][/quote]There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets. Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.[/p][/quote]What's your definition of the difference between a Neggie and a realist?[/p][/quote]To put it another way, a neggie takes everything from everywhere and puts a negative spin on it, then posts it to upset the happy clappers, irrespective of there being a grain of truth in it. A realist takes in everything looks for the positives, looks for the negatives, balances it all up and making sure of the facts, posts an honest opinion, hoping that it will be discussed sensibly. Big difference. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -7

4:05pm Wed 23 Jul 14

Buddy SFC says...

costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.
Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.
*****************

I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC.

Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit.
Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in.

Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel.

The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us.
I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior.
That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best.

Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining.

Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.
Errrrrrrr confused : The players went because they wanted top wages , Yes ?

Then why is it the clubs fault and they are quote '**** on our Heads' ? Read your comment ....................
....

Unless you really do want us to be the next P'muff !
[quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.[/p][/quote]Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.[/p][/quote]***************** I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC. Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit. Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in. Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel. The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us. I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior. That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best. Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining. Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.[/p][/quote]Errrrrrrr confused : The players went because they wanted top wages , Yes ? Then why is it the clubs fault and they are quote '**** on our Heads' ? Read your comment .................... .... Unless you really do want us to be the next P'muff ! Buddy SFC
  • Score: 2

4:08pm Wed 23 Jul 14

Positively4thStreet says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.
Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.
*****************

I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC.

Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit.
Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in.

Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel.

The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us.
I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior.
That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best.

Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining.

Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.
There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets.
Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.
The problem is Osprey is everyone follows their own football club,in the hope that it will one day achieve their ultimate dreams for them,even if that is just winning a division championship or such like.
What it appears has upset a lot of people this time, is that the club had all our dreams in the palm of its hands at the end of last season,so close to achieving, that you could almost taste it,and for some inexplicable reason,known only to themselves,seem to have needlessly dropped the dream,when from the position they were in,it would have been easier to achieved the dream this season(bearing in mind,we all had our own personal idea of what the dream was..top 4 finish,a cup,or whatever).
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.[/p][/quote]Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.[/p][/quote]***************** I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC. Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit. Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in. Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel. The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us. I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior. That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best. Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining. Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.[/p][/quote]There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets. Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.[/p][/quote]The problem is Osprey is everyone follows their own football club,in the hope that it will one day achieve their ultimate dreams for them,even if that is just winning a division championship or such like. What it appears has upset a lot of people this time, is that the club had all our dreams in the palm of its hands at the end of last season,so close to achieving, that you could almost taste it,and for some inexplicable reason,known only to themselves,seem to have needlessly dropped the dream,when from the position they were in,it would have been easier to achieved the dream this season(bearing in mind,we all had our own personal idea of what the dream was..top 4 finish,a cup,or whatever). Positively4thStreet
  • Score: 11

4:41pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

Positively4thStreet wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.
Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.
*****************

I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC.

Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit.
Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in.

Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel.

The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us.
I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior.
That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best.

Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining.

Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.
There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets.
Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.
The problem is Osprey is everyone follows their own football club,in the hope that it will one day achieve their ultimate dreams for them,even if that is just winning a division championship or such like.
What it appears has upset a lot of people this time, is that the club had all our dreams in the palm of its hands at the end of last season,so close to achieving, that you could almost taste it,and for some inexplicable reason,known only to themselves,seem to have needlessly dropped the dream,when from the position they were in,it would have been easier to achieved the dream this season(bearing in mind,we all had our own personal idea of what the dream was..top 4 finish,a cup,or whatever).
When we finished eight last Season, I thought it was too good to be true and that we were going to advance from there, a couple of astute signings was all that it was going take I thought.
Then a total horror story erupted around us. As I see it, the World Cup was more of a disaster for us than it was for most, has there ever been a Club that had 3 Players going to play for England before it started and by the time it was over had none. The Chairman responsible for most of the success sloped off in a fit of pique, for reasons we will probably never know. The Manager falsely gave the impression he was staying, we believed out of loyalty, wrong he was lining up his own future, he didn't give a toss about us.
Thankfully our owner decided we were worth looking after, She could have sold up and walked away and who would have blamed her?
A new era has begun, too many fans wanted success overnight, that was unrealistic. We haven't fallen that far in reality, but the two new signings are nowhere near enough. If we are not to be involved in a relegation dogfight, I reckon we need four or five additions of good quality or we will struggle to survive. Only the next few weeks will reveal whether there is the ambition to succeed. The main thing is that the humble and loyal fans, can, apart from expressing our views do absolutely nothing about it.
Although I can see why people continue to vent their spleens and trot out negativity, I see that there absolutely nothing that this can achieve.
[quote][p][bold]Positively4thStreet[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.[/p][/quote]Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.[/p][/quote]***************** I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC. Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit. Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in. Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel. The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us. I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior. That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best. Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining. Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.[/p][/quote]There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets. Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.[/p][/quote]The problem is Osprey is everyone follows their own football club,in the hope that it will one day achieve their ultimate dreams for them,even if that is just winning a division championship or such like. What it appears has upset a lot of people this time, is that the club had all our dreams in the palm of its hands at the end of last season,so close to achieving, that you could almost taste it,and for some inexplicable reason,known only to themselves,seem to have needlessly dropped the dream,when from the position they were in,it would have been easier to achieved the dream this season(bearing in mind,we all had our own personal idea of what the dream was..top 4 finish,a cup,or whatever).[/p][/quote]When we finished eight last Season, I thought it was too good to be true and that we were going to advance from there, a couple of astute signings was all that it was going take I thought. Then a total horror story erupted around us. As I see it, the World Cup was more of a disaster for us than it was for most, has there ever been a Club that had 3 Players going to play for England before it started and by the time it was over had none. The Chairman responsible for most of the success sloped off in a fit of pique, for reasons we will probably never know. The Manager falsely gave the impression he was staying, we believed out of loyalty, wrong he was lining up his own future, he didn't give a toss about us. Thankfully our owner decided we were worth looking after, She could have sold up and walked away and who would have blamed her? A new era has begun, too many fans wanted success overnight, that was unrealistic. We haven't fallen that far in reality, but the two new signings are nowhere near enough. If we are not to be involved in a relegation dogfight, I reckon we need four or five additions of good quality or we will struggle to survive. Only the next few weeks will reveal whether there is the ambition to succeed. The main thing is that the humble and loyal fans, can, apart from expressing our views do absolutely nothing about it. Although I can see why people continue to vent their spleens and trot out negativity, I see that there absolutely nothing that this can achieve. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -5

5:02pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
Positively4thStreet wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.
Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.
*****************

I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC.

Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit.
Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in.

Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel.

The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us.
I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior.
That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best.

Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining.

Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.
There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets.
Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.
The problem is Osprey is everyone follows their own football club,in the hope that it will one day achieve their ultimate dreams for them,even if that is just winning a division championship or such like.
What it appears has upset a lot of people this time, is that the club had all our dreams in the palm of its hands at the end of last season,so close to achieving, that you could almost taste it,and for some inexplicable reason,known only to themselves,seem to have needlessly dropped the dream,when from the position they were in,it would have been easier to achieved the dream this season(bearing in mind,we all had our own personal idea of what the dream was..top 4 finish,a cup,or whatever).
When we finished eight last Season, I thought it was too good to be true and that we were going to advance from there, a couple of astute signings was all that it was going take I thought.
Then a total horror story erupted around us. As I see it, the World Cup was more of a disaster for us than it was for most, has there ever been a Club that had 3 Players going to play for England before it started and by the time it was over had none. The Chairman responsible for most of the success sloped off in a fit of pique, for reasons we will probably never know. The Manager falsely gave the impression he was staying, we believed out of loyalty, wrong he was lining up his own future, he didn't give a toss about us.
Thankfully our owner decided we were worth looking after, She could have sold up and walked away and who would have blamed her?
A new era has begun, too many fans wanted success overnight, that was unrealistic. We haven't fallen that far in reality, but the two new signings are nowhere near enough. If we are not to be involved in a relegation dogfight, I reckon we need four or five additions of good quality or we will struggle to survive. Only the next few weeks will reveal whether there is the ambition to succeed. The main thing is that the humble and loyal fans, can, apart from expressing our views do absolutely nothing about it.
Although I can see why people continue to vent their spleens and trot out negativity, I see that there absolutely nothing that this can achieve.
You idiot you can't press the TD button quick enough, should have been up to double figures by now if you were any good.
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Positively4thStreet[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.[/p][/quote]Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.[/p][/quote]***************** I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC. Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit. Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in. Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel. The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us. I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior. That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best. Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining. Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.[/p][/quote]There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets. Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.[/p][/quote]The problem is Osprey is everyone follows their own football club,in the hope that it will one day achieve their ultimate dreams for them,even if that is just winning a division championship or such like. What it appears has upset a lot of people this time, is that the club had all our dreams in the palm of its hands at the end of last season,so close to achieving, that you could almost taste it,and for some inexplicable reason,known only to themselves,seem to have needlessly dropped the dream,when from the position they were in,it would have been easier to achieved the dream this season(bearing in mind,we all had our own personal idea of what the dream was..top 4 finish,a cup,or whatever).[/p][/quote]When we finished eight last Season, I thought it was too good to be true and that we were going to advance from there, a couple of astute signings was all that it was going take I thought. Then a total horror story erupted around us. As I see it, the World Cup was more of a disaster for us than it was for most, has there ever been a Club that had 3 Players going to play for England before it started and by the time it was over had none. The Chairman responsible for most of the success sloped off in a fit of pique, for reasons we will probably never know. The Manager falsely gave the impression he was staying, we believed out of loyalty, wrong he was lining up his own future, he didn't give a toss about us. Thankfully our owner decided we were worth looking after, She could have sold up and walked away and who would have blamed her? A new era has begun, too many fans wanted success overnight, that was unrealistic. We haven't fallen that far in reality, but the two new signings are nowhere near enough. If we are not to be involved in a relegation dogfight, I reckon we need four or five additions of good quality or we will struggle to survive. Only the next few weeks will reveal whether there is the ambition to succeed. The main thing is that the humble and loyal fans, can, apart from expressing our views do absolutely nothing about it. Although I can see why people continue to vent their spleens and trot out negativity, I see that there absolutely nothing that this can achieve.[/p][/quote]You idiot you can't press the TD button quick enough, should have been up to double figures by now if you were any good. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -7

5:08pm Wed 23 Jul 14

Beer Monster says...

hdsaint wrote:
Voting down any comments that put down Scottish football. No need for it. I support Saints and a Scottish team so leave it out.

We'll get Forster. The first bid always gets rejected. But we'll get him. Relax.
Who's your Scottish team hd? Mine's the Jambos (Hearts to the rest of you)... it's going to be an interesting season in the Scottish Championship with Rangers and both Edinburgh teams in the mix.

I'm off drinking in Glasgow tonight, I've heard there's something going on...
[quote][p][bold]hdsaint[/bold] wrote: Voting down any comments that put down Scottish football. No need for it. I support Saints and a Scottish team so leave it out. We'll get Forster. The first bid always gets rejected. But we'll get him. Relax.[/p][/quote]Who's your Scottish team hd? Mine's the Jambos (Hearts to the rest of you)... it's going to be an interesting season in the Scottish Championship with Rangers and both Edinburgh teams in the mix. I'm off drinking in Glasgow tonight, I've heard there's something going on... Beer Monster
  • Score: 2

5:14pm Wed 23 Jul 14

buckie says...

I agree with Osprey i get really down with the way the players have behaved the only player that deserves the fans respect is Rickie the other two (sorry forgot there names) taking out a full page advert that is some gall but and this is a big but in my opinion if your born a saints supporter you die a saints supporter i question the board over training young England internationals then selling them seems like first big money offers that come along as i can see i posted this a few week s ago i just do not want cheap foreign imports but will any self respecting young English prospect stay loyal to the club and fans as the fans stay loyal to the said player i still want and hope for the best i just do NOT want or require a statement from Les Reed or Ralph for that matter i have trouble believing either of them COYS
I agree with Osprey i get really down with the way the players have behaved the only player that deserves the fans respect is Rickie the other two (sorry forgot there names) taking out a full page advert that is some gall but and this is a big but in my opinion if your born a saints supporter you die a saints supporter i question the board over training young England internationals then selling them seems like first big money offers that come along as i can see i posted this a few week s ago i just do not want cheap foreign imports but will any self respecting young English prospect stay loyal to the club and fans as the fans stay loyal to the said player i still want and hope for the best i just do NOT want or require a statement from Les Reed or Ralph for that matter i have trouble believing either of them COYS buckie
  • Score: 6

5:27pm Wed 23 Jul 14

bbb001 says...

I cant believe how many people are being so nagative before a ball has even been kicked. We are all disappointed by the players who have left or angling for a move, but as we have been through this season after season.

Remember Chivers, Keegan, williams, wallace, Walcott, the Ox, Bale, Bridge and even the legend Mick Channon. Players leave but the club will always be here.
I don't want to be taken over by some Russian or Qutari billionaire who will rip the soul out the club and buy foriegn players with money being their main motivator. Look at Chelsea now Lampard and Cole have left, that only leaves Terry and Cahill as there only British players. Yes we might win things but not with any players with an association with the club, how many players graduate from the academys of Chelsea Man City, Utd etc? Lets give the board the time they need to repair the financial damage left by Nicola Cortese once this is done then hopefully we will be in a stronger position to buy and retain players, especially our youth players.
I cant believe how many people are being so nagative before a ball has even been kicked. We are all disappointed by the players who have left or angling for a move, but as we have been through this season after season. Remember Chivers, Keegan, williams, wallace, Walcott, the Ox, Bale, Bridge and even the legend Mick Channon. Players leave but the club will always be here. I don't want to be taken over by some Russian or Qutari billionaire who will rip the soul out the club and buy foriegn players with money being their main motivator. Look at Chelsea now Lampard and Cole have left, that only leaves Terry and Cahill as there only British players. Yes we might win things but not with any players with an association with the club, how many players graduate from the academys of Chelsea Man City, Utd etc? Lets give the board the time they need to repair the financial damage left by Nicola Cortese once this is done then hopefully we will be in a stronger position to buy and retain players, especially our youth players. bbb001
  • Score: -4

5:38pm Wed 23 Jul 14

de Heiligen paard 101 says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
Positively4thStreet wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.
Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.
*****************

I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC.

Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit.
Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in.

Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel.

The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us.
I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior.
That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best.

Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining.

Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.
There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets.
Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.
The problem is Osprey is everyone follows their own football club,in the hope that it will one day achieve their ultimate dreams for them,even if that is just winning a division championship or such like.
What it appears has upset a lot of people this time, is that the club had all our dreams in the palm of its hands at the end of last season,so close to achieving, that you could almost taste it,and for some inexplicable reason,known only to themselves,seem to have needlessly dropped the dream,when from the position they were in,it would have been easier to achieved the dream this season(bearing in mind,we all had our own personal idea of what the dream was..top 4 finish,a cup,or whatever).
When we finished eight last Season, I thought it was too good to be true and that we were going to advance from there, a couple of astute signings was all that it was going take I thought.
Then a total horror story erupted around us. As I see it, the World Cup was more of a disaster for us than it was for most, has there ever been a Club that had 3 Players going to play for England before it started and by the time it was over had none. The Chairman responsible for most of the success sloped off in a fit of pique, for reasons we will probably never know. The Manager falsely gave the impression he was staying, we believed out of loyalty, wrong he was lining up his own future, he didn't give a toss about us.
Thankfully our owner decided we were worth looking after, She could have sold up and walked away and who would have blamed her?
A new era has begun, too many fans wanted success overnight, that was unrealistic. We haven't fallen that far in reality, but the two new signings are nowhere near enough. If we are not to be involved in a relegation dogfight, I reckon we need four or five additions of good quality or we will struggle to survive. Only the next few weeks will reveal whether there is the ambition to succeed. The main thing is that the humble and loyal fans, can, apart from expressing our views do absolutely nothing about it.
Although I can see why people continue to vent their spleens and trot out negativity, I see that there absolutely nothing that this can achieve.
You idiot you can't press the TD button quick enough, should have been up to double figures by now if you were any good.
Osprey, the main culprit is not around at the moment. We all know who he is and what hes doing and we've even told him we know, but he continues to do it like some demented fool. He must get some sort of kick out of doing so let him carry on, makes no difference to me.
The others click before they've even bothered to read, probably because we aren't spouting the same doom and gloom they are. Again there are some decent ones but they have got mixed in with the WUMs.
I love getting all those thumbs down because I know what I'm saying goes against their version of 'truth' funny thing that isn't it, why they think their opinions are always right and so must be 'realistic'. Cue the many thumbs down
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Positively4thStreet[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.[/p][/quote]Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.[/p][/quote]***************** I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC. Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit. Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in. Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel. The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us. I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior. That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best. Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining. Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.[/p][/quote]There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets. Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.[/p][/quote]The problem is Osprey is everyone follows their own football club,in the hope that it will one day achieve their ultimate dreams for them,even if that is just winning a division championship or such like. What it appears has upset a lot of people this time, is that the club had all our dreams in the palm of its hands at the end of last season,so close to achieving, that you could almost taste it,and for some inexplicable reason,known only to themselves,seem to have needlessly dropped the dream,when from the position they were in,it would have been easier to achieved the dream this season(bearing in mind,we all had our own personal idea of what the dream was..top 4 finish,a cup,or whatever).[/p][/quote]When we finished eight last Season, I thought it was too good to be true and that we were going to advance from there, a couple of astute signings was all that it was going take I thought. Then a total horror story erupted around us. As I see it, the World Cup was more of a disaster for us than it was for most, has there ever been a Club that had 3 Players going to play for England before it started and by the time it was over had none. The Chairman responsible for most of the success sloped off in a fit of pique, for reasons we will probably never know. The Manager falsely gave the impression he was staying, we believed out of loyalty, wrong he was lining up his own future, he didn't give a toss about us. Thankfully our owner decided we were worth looking after, She could have sold up and walked away and who would have blamed her? A new era has begun, too many fans wanted success overnight, that was unrealistic. We haven't fallen that far in reality, but the two new signings are nowhere near enough. If we are not to be involved in a relegation dogfight, I reckon we need four or five additions of good quality or we will struggle to survive. Only the next few weeks will reveal whether there is the ambition to succeed. The main thing is that the humble and loyal fans, can, apart from expressing our views do absolutely nothing about it. Although I can see why people continue to vent their spleens and trot out negativity, I see that there absolutely nothing that this can achieve.[/p][/quote]You idiot you can't press the TD button quick enough, should have been up to double figures by now if you were any good.[/p][/quote]Osprey, the main culprit is not around at the moment. We all know who he is and what hes doing and we've even told him we know, but he continues to do it like some demented fool. He must get some sort of kick out of doing so let him carry on, makes no difference to me. The others click before they've even bothered to read, probably because we aren't spouting the same doom and gloom they are. Again there are some decent ones but they have got mixed in with the WUMs. I love getting all those thumbs down because I know what I'm saying goes against their version of 'truth' funny thing that isn't it, why they think their opinions are always right and so must be 'realistic'. Cue the many thumbs down de Heiligen paard 101
  • Score: -13

5:38pm Wed 23 Jul 14

de Heiligen paard 101 says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
Positively4thStreet wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.
Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.
*****************

I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC.

Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit.
Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in.

Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel.

The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us.
I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior.
That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best.

Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining.

Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.
There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets.
Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.
The problem is Osprey is everyone follows their own football club,in the hope that it will one day achieve their ultimate dreams for them,even if that is just winning a division championship or such like.
What it appears has upset a lot of people this time, is that the club had all our dreams in the palm of its hands at the end of last season,so close to achieving, that you could almost taste it,and for some inexplicable reason,known only to themselves,seem to have needlessly dropped the dream,when from the position they were in,it would have been easier to achieved the dream this season(bearing in mind,we all had our own personal idea of what the dream was..top 4 finish,a cup,or whatever).
When we finished eight last Season, I thought it was too good to be true and that we were going to advance from there, a couple of astute signings was all that it was going take I thought.
Then a total horror story erupted around us. As I see it, the World Cup was more of a disaster for us than it was for most, has there ever been a Club that had 3 Players going to play for England before it started and by the time it was over had none. The Chairman responsible for most of the success sloped off in a fit of pique, for reasons we will probably never know. The Manager falsely gave the impression he was staying, we believed out of loyalty, wrong he was lining up his own future, he didn't give a toss about us.
Thankfully our owner decided we were worth looking after, She could have sold up and walked away and who would have blamed her?
A new era has begun, too many fans wanted success overnight, that was unrealistic. We haven't fallen that far in reality, but the two new signings are nowhere near enough. If we are not to be involved in a relegation dogfight, I reckon we need four or five additions of good quality or we will struggle to survive. Only the next few weeks will reveal whether there is the ambition to succeed. The main thing is that the humble and loyal fans, can, apart from expressing our views do absolutely nothing about it.
Although I can see why people continue to vent their spleens and trot out negativity, I see that there absolutely nothing that this can achieve.
You idiot you can't press the TD button quick enough, should have been up to double figures by now if you were any good.
Osprey, the main culprit is not around at the moment. We all know who he is and what hes doing and we've even told him we know, but he continues to do it like some demented fool. He must get some sort of kick out of doing so let him carry on, makes no difference to me.
The others click before they've even bothered to read, probably because we aren't spouting the same doom and gloom they are. Again there are some decent ones but they have got mixed in with the WUMs.
I love getting all those thumbs down because I know what I'm saying goes against their version of 'truth' funny thing that isn't it, why they think their opinions are always right and so must be 'realistic'. Cue the many thumbs down
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Positively4thStreet[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.[/p][/quote]Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.[/p][/quote]***************** I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC. Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit. Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in. Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel. The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us. I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior. That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best. Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining. Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.[/p][/quote]There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets. Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.[/p][/quote]The problem is Osprey is everyone follows their own football club,in the hope that it will one day achieve their ultimate dreams for them,even if that is just winning a division championship or such like. What it appears has upset a lot of people this time, is that the club had all our dreams in the palm of its hands at the end of last season,so close to achieving, that you could almost taste it,and for some inexplicable reason,known only to themselves,seem to have needlessly dropped the dream,when from the position they were in,it would have been easier to achieved the dream this season(bearing in mind,we all had our own personal idea of what the dream was..top 4 finish,a cup,or whatever).[/p][/quote]When we finished eight last Season, I thought it was too good to be true and that we were going to advance from there, a couple of astute signings was all that it was going take I thought. Then a total horror story erupted around us. As I see it, the World Cup was more of a disaster for us than it was for most, has there ever been a Club that had 3 Players going to play for England before it started and by the time it was over had none. The Chairman responsible for most of the success sloped off in a fit of pique, for reasons we will probably never know. The Manager falsely gave the impression he was staying, we believed out of loyalty, wrong he was lining up his own future, he didn't give a toss about us. Thankfully our owner decided we were worth looking after, She could have sold up and walked away and who would have blamed her? A new era has begun, too many fans wanted success overnight, that was unrealistic. We haven't fallen that far in reality, but the two new signings are nowhere near enough. If we are not to be involved in a relegation dogfight, I reckon we need four or five additions of good quality or we will struggle to survive. Only the next few weeks will reveal whether there is the ambition to succeed. The main thing is that the humble and loyal fans, can, apart from expressing our views do absolutely nothing about it. Although I can see why people continue to vent their spleens and trot out negativity, I see that there absolutely nothing that this can achieve.[/p][/quote]You idiot you can't press the TD button quick enough, should have been up to double figures by now if you were any good.[/p][/quote]Osprey, the main culprit is not around at the moment. We all know who he is and what hes doing and we've even told him we know, but he continues to do it like some demented fool. He must get some sort of kick out of doing so let him carry on, makes no difference to me. The others click before they've even bothered to read, probably because we aren't spouting the same doom and gloom they are. Again there are some decent ones but they have got mixed in with the WUMs. I love getting all those thumbs down because I know what I'm saying goes against their version of 'truth' funny thing that isn't it, why they think their opinions are always right and so must be 'realistic'. Cue the many thumbs down de Heiligen paard 101
  • Score: -8

5:46pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

de Heiligen paard 101 wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
Positively4thStreet wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.
Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.
*****************

I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC.

Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit.
Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in.

Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel.

The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us.
I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior.
That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best.

Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining.

Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.
There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets.
Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.
The problem is Osprey is everyone follows their own football club,in the hope that it will one day achieve their ultimate dreams for them,even if that is just winning a division championship or such like.
What it appears has upset a lot of people this time, is that the club had all our dreams in the palm of its hands at the end of last season,so close to achieving, that you could almost taste it,and for some inexplicable reason,known only to themselves,seem to have needlessly dropped the dream,when from the position they were in,it would have been easier to achieved the dream this season(bearing in mind,we all had our own personal idea of what the dream was..top 4 finish,a cup,or whatever).
When we finished eight last Season, I thought it was too good to be true and that we were going to advance from there, a couple of astute signings was all that it was going take I thought.
Then a total horror story erupted around us. As I see it, the World Cup was more of a disaster for us than it was for most, has there ever been a Club that had 3 Players going to play for England before it started and by the time it was over had none. The Chairman responsible for most of the success sloped off in a fit of pique, for reasons we will probably never know. The Manager falsely gave the impression he was staying, we believed out of loyalty, wrong he was lining up his own future, he didn't give a toss about us.
Thankfully our owner decided we were worth looking after, She could have sold up and walked away and who would have blamed her?
A new era has begun, too many fans wanted success overnight, that was unrealistic. We haven't fallen that far in reality, but the two new signings are nowhere near enough. If we are not to be involved in a relegation dogfight, I reckon we need four or five additions of good quality or we will struggle to survive. Only the next few weeks will reveal whether there is the ambition to succeed. The main thing is that the humble and loyal fans, can, apart from expressing our views do absolutely nothing about it.
Although I can see why people continue to vent their spleens and trot out negativity, I see that there absolutely nothing that this can achieve.
You idiot you can't press the TD button quick enough, should have been up to double figures by now if you were any good.
Osprey, the main culprit is not around at the moment. We all know who he is and what hes doing and we've even told him we know, but he continues to do it like some demented fool. He must get some sort of kick out of doing so let him carry on, makes no difference to me.
The others click before they've even bothered to read, probably because we aren't spouting the same doom and gloom they are. Again there are some decent ones but they have got mixed in with the WUMs.
I love getting all those thumbs down because I know what I'm saying goes against their version of 'truth' funny thing that isn't it, why they think their opinions are always right and so must be 'realistic'. Cue the many thumbs down
Sammy should be along shortly, looking forward to his words of wisdom, at least he doesn't resort to personal abuse! Problem is he usually brings gormless along with him I don't know if that is a coincidence or what?
[quote][p][bold]de Heiligen paard 101[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Positively4thStreet[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.[/p][/quote]Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.[/p][/quote]***************** I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC. Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit. Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in. Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel. The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us. I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior. That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best. Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining. Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.[/p][/quote]There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets. Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.[/p][/quote]The problem is Osprey is everyone follows their own football club,in the hope that it will one day achieve their ultimate dreams for them,even if that is just winning a division championship or such like. What it appears has upset a lot of people this time, is that the club had all our dreams in the palm of its hands at the end of last season,so close to achieving, that you could almost taste it,and for some inexplicable reason,known only to themselves,seem to have needlessly dropped the dream,when from the position they were in,it would have been easier to achieved the dream this season(bearing in mind,we all had our own personal idea of what the dream was..top 4 finish,a cup,or whatever).[/p][/quote]When we finished eight last Season, I thought it was too good to be true and that we were going to advance from there, a couple of astute signings was all that it was going take I thought. Then a total horror story erupted around us. As I see it, the World Cup was more of a disaster for us than it was for most, has there ever been a Club that had 3 Players going to play for England before it started and by the time it was over had none. The Chairman responsible for most of the success sloped off in a fit of pique, for reasons we will probably never know. The Manager falsely gave the impression he was staying, we believed out of loyalty, wrong he was lining up his own future, he didn't give a toss about us. Thankfully our owner decided we were worth looking after, She could have sold up and walked away and who would have blamed her? A new era has begun, too many fans wanted success overnight, that was unrealistic. We haven't fallen that far in reality, but the two new signings are nowhere near enough. If we are not to be involved in a relegation dogfight, I reckon we need four or five additions of good quality or we will struggle to survive. Only the next few weeks will reveal whether there is the ambition to succeed. The main thing is that the humble and loyal fans, can, apart from expressing our views do absolutely nothing about it. Although I can see why people continue to vent their spleens and trot out negativity, I see that there absolutely nothing that this can achieve.[/p][/quote]You idiot you can't press the TD button quick enough, should have been up to double figures by now if you were any good.[/p][/quote]Osprey, the main culprit is not around at the moment. We all know who he is and what hes doing and we've even told him we know, but he continues to do it like some demented fool. He must get some sort of kick out of doing so let him carry on, makes no difference to me. The others click before they've even bothered to read, probably because we aren't spouting the same doom and gloom they are. Again there are some decent ones but they have got mixed in with the WUMs. I love getting all those thumbs down because I know what I'm saying goes against their version of 'truth' funny thing that isn't it, why they think their opinions are always right and so must be 'realistic'. Cue the many thumbs down[/p][/quote]Sammy should be along shortly, looking forward to his words of wisdom, at least he doesn't resort to personal abuse! Problem is he usually brings gormless along with him I don't know if that is a coincidence or what? OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -9

5:47pm Wed 23 Jul 14

The Rise of The Foot Soldier. says...

Think we should SACK paul lambert off and get VLAAR ..... and then get the Feyenoord Centre Half STEFAN DE VRIJ ...

SELL OSVALDO - SELL LOVREN ...

GET FORSTER - REDMOND - to complete the shopping list.

COYR+WS
Think we should SACK paul lambert off and get VLAAR ..... and then get the Feyenoord Centre Half STEFAN DE VRIJ ... SELL OSVALDO - SELL LOVREN ... GET FORSTER - REDMOND - to complete the shopping list. COYR+WS The Rise of The Foot Soldier.
  • Score: 2

5:49pm Wed 23 Jul 14

The Rise of The Foot Soldier. says...

COVER FOR TOP STRIKER - Raid the Burnley Boys ....

WE DO WHAT WE WANT - WE ARE THE MIGHTY SOUTHAMPTON.
COYR+WS
COVER FOR TOP STRIKER - Raid the Burnley Boys .... WE DO WHAT WE WANT - WE ARE THE MIGHTY SOUTHAMPTON. COYR+WS The Rise of The Foot Soldier.
  • Score: 1

6:05pm Wed 23 Jul 14

Mosschops says...

SaintJD wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO .

By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN.
STID Mad or Not.
Questioning decisions and being vocal when you think our club is making bad choices is easily interpreted by some as a lack of loyalty.

Far from it. Caring passionately about what happens to your club is more of a sign of passion in my book, so, yes, I care about my team and I will be negative at times because I don't like to see thing I care about get torn apart.

That doesn't make me any less loyal than someone who takes your view and is happy to see our best players leave and hope for the best.

In these matters you can sometimes turn to innocence to get the real sane answer - an answer not based on previous experience of following the Saints.

So I'll leave you with what my seven year old son's view, after he'd been collecting stickers of Lallana, Lambert, Lovren and Shaw for his world cup collection and after he'd lovingly decided to follow Saints rather than Chelsea, Man City , Man Utd and Liverpool as his friends do.

"Why are Saints selling all there best players daddy?"

It's a good question.
And the answer is very complicated but can be boiled down to "because all your mates support big teams". That's the simple truth of it and the reason why Man Utd just signed a shirt deal worth £3/4billion and why we can never compete financially to keep our star players. It's sad, gutting, wrong but it's what it is. But you know the pleasure your son will get from supporting a club he actually belongs to far outweighs the meaningless association his mates have. My next door neighbours boys wore Spain and Argentina tops in June while my boy had his England shirt. They asked him why? England are rubbish. Honestly, where do you start?
[quote][p][bold]SaintJD[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Questioning decisions and being vocal when you think our club is making bad choices is easily interpreted by some as a lack of loyalty. Far from it. Caring passionately about what happens to your club is more of a sign of passion in my book, so, yes, I care about my team and I will be negative at times because I don't like to see thing I care about get torn apart. That doesn't make me any less loyal than someone who takes your view and is happy to see our best players leave and hope for the best. In these matters you can sometimes turn to innocence to get the real sane answer - an answer not based on previous experience of following the Saints. So I'll leave you with what my seven year old son's view, after he'd been collecting stickers of Lallana, Lambert, Lovren and Shaw for his world cup collection and after he'd lovingly decided to follow Saints rather than Chelsea, Man City , Man Utd and Liverpool as his friends do. "Why are Saints selling all there best players daddy?" It's a good question.[/p][/quote]And the answer is very complicated but can be boiled down to "because all your mates support big teams". That's the simple truth of it and the reason why Man Utd just signed a shirt deal worth £3/4billion and why we can never compete financially to keep our star players. It's sad, gutting, wrong but it's what it is. But you know the pleasure your son will get from supporting a club he actually belongs to far outweighs the meaningless association his mates have. My next door neighbours boys wore Spain and Argentina tops in June while my boy had his England shirt. They asked him why? England are rubbish. Honestly, where do you start? Mosschops
  • Score: 0

6:11pm Wed 23 Jul 14

Mosschops says...

Yeah that's just ridiculous. That's as daft as saying Tadic is no where near as good as Lallana when no one as yet knows. These people making knee jerk conclusions are bonkers aren't they?
Yeah that's just ridiculous. That's as daft as saying Tadic is no where near as good as Lallana when no one as yet knows. These people making knee jerk conclusions are bonkers aren't they? Mosschops
  • Score: -4

6:23pm Wed 23 Jul 14

peregrine73 says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
peregrine73 wrote:
Its becoming clearer that many prospective signings are not going to happen.
Its difficult to attract class players when the overall impression given off by the club is "lack of drive,poor communication and inflated statements of cash available". The club seemed to be trying to appease the fans by giving statements like they don't have to sell anybody,money wil be used for additional players etc. The club are offering rediculous offers for players e.g. Foster valued at 8-9 mill,we offer widely reported 4 mill,again a hoodwinking action to try to disguise the fact that most of the money revieved from sells has gone to the owner.
Its time for fans to same up and realise that we will not be getting anybody else in before the start of the season.After that we will be into panic buying
To shore up a vastly depleted team.
Why do I always feel the need to shout "bulwarks" every time I read another of your tedious down beat monologues?
When you reply to posts,plead try to be constructive with your comments,in earlier posts. you.refered to insulting comments made to you by contributors ,yet you use a substitute word for a swear word directly at me.Please be more consistant and acknowledge that a lot of fans are worried about recent events with Saints.
Oh and notice that I have refrained from attacking your character,you might score some thumbs up if you took heed!
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]peregrine73[/bold] wrote: Its becoming clearer that many prospective signings are not going to happen. Its difficult to attract class players when the overall impression given off by the club is "lack of drive,poor communication and inflated statements of cash available". The club seemed to be trying to appease the fans by giving statements like they don't have to sell anybody,money wil be used for additional players etc. The club are offering rediculous offers for players e.g. Foster valued at 8-9 mill,we offer widely reported 4 mill,again a hoodwinking action to try to disguise the fact that most of the money revieved from sells has gone to the owner. Its time for fans to same up and realise that we will not be getting anybody else in before the start of the season.After that we will be into panic buying To shore up a vastly depleted team.[/p][/quote]Why do I always feel the need to shout "bulwarks" every time I read another of your tedious down beat monologues?[/p][/quote]When you reply to posts,plead try to be constructive with your comments,in earlier posts. you.refered to insulting comments made to you by contributors ,yet you use a substitute word for a swear word directly at me.Please be more consistant and acknowledge that a lot of fans are worried about recent events with Saints. Oh and notice that I have refrained from attacking your character,you might score some thumbs up if you took heed! peregrine73
  • Score: 8

6:27pm Wed 23 Jul 14

Little Hitler says...

Very grumpy tonight :-(

My new home shirt turned up tonight (medium size) but it's waaaaaaaaay too small.

Who qualifies for medium these days? I'd have to stop eating for a year to fit into it.

Anyone else having the same problem or have I just let myself go since last season?
Very grumpy tonight :-( My new home shirt turned up tonight (medium size) but it's waaaaaaaaay too small. Who qualifies for medium these days? I'd have to stop eating for a year to fit into it. Anyone else having the same problem or have I just let myself go since last season? Little Hitler
  • Score: 1

6:30pm Wed 23 Jul 14

Mosschops says...

redandy10 wrote:
jasons odd wrote:
redandy10 wrote:
I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago.

Good stuff! Keep it up folks!
Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc .

Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish !
Yes, but who takes them seriously? They got everything WRONG yet again! If there are two weather forecasters, WF1 keeps getting his forecasts wrong, whereas WF2 is usually pretty spot on, which of the two is going to be taken seriously and which is going to be seen as a source of amusement?

They have to keep chanting the same tired mantra of "everything's ok" because to cease doing so would be to admit they got things awfully wrong, which they aren't big enough to do.

It would be entertaining to revisit some of the bold claims they made back in May, most of which were tinged with a fair amount of smugness and knowingness. Who are the ones feeling smug now?
And that's just it isn't it. You want to right so you can be smug. You seriously think you were the only one who thought saints would lose players?
What about the first game v Liverpool. The likelihood of that game is Liverpool win but as a Saint I will be cautiously optimistic and hope we can win or draw. You would not only predict we will lose but say we will definitely lose. If it happens you will rejoice in smugness that you told us so as if predicting what was likely rather than having biased optimism somehow makes you more intelligent. You're not.
[quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jasons odd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]redandy10[/bold] wrote: I must say, the thread is really going from strength to strength. A lot of those happy clapping posters who would come on and attack other posters have all but disappeared. And those who remain aren't taken seriously anymore, now that their ludicrous May predictions have been proved incorrect. The debate has become more honest and less rose-tinted. This is exactly how I envisaged the thread being when I first started posting a couple of years ago. Good stuff! Keep it up folks![/p][/quote]Dont hold your breath , they are still around . Im sure when we sign a couple more players they will be on telling us how much better they are than Lovren , Lambert etc . Ive already seen clowns saying tadic is better than lallana , and Lovren , Shaw etc are rubbish ![/p][/quote]Yes, but who takes them seriously? They got everything WRONG yet again! If there are two weather forecasters, WF1 keeps getting his forecasts wrong, whereas WF2 is usually pretty spot on, which of the two is going to be taken seriously and which is going to be seen as a source of amusement? They have to keep chanting the same tired mantra of "everything's ok" because to cease doing so would be to admit they got things awfully wrong, which they aren't big enough to do. It would be entertaining to revisit some of the bold claims they made back in May, most of which were tinged with a fair amount of smugness and knowingness. Who are the ones feeling smug now?[/p][/quote]And that's just it isn't it. You want to right so you can be smug. You seriously think you were the only one who thought saints would lose players? What about the first game v Liverpool. The likelihood of that game is Liverpool win but as a Saint I will be cautiously optimistic and hope we can win or draw. You would not only predict we will lose but say we will definitely lose. If it happens you will rejoice in smugness that you told us so as if predicting what was likely rather than having biased optimism somehow makes you more intelligent. You're not. Mosschops
  • Score: -5

6:33pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

Little Hitler wrote:
Very grumpy tonight :-(

My new home shirt turned up tonight (medium size) but it's waaaaaaaaay too small.

Who qualifies for medium these days? I'd have to stop eating for a year to fit into it.

Anyone else having the same problem or have I just let myself go since last season?
To be honest it was quite widely reported that you needed to check before you buy, I put a warning on a thread some time ago.
[quote][p][bold]Little Hitler[/bold] wrote: Very grumpy tonight :-( My new home shirt turned up tonight (medium size) but it's waaaaaaaaay too small. Who qualifies for medium these days? I'd have to stop eating for a year to fit into it. Anyone else having the same problem or have I just let myself go since last season?[/p][/quote]To be honest it was quite widely reported that you needed to check before you buy, I put a warning on a thread some time ago. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -4

6:45pm Wed 23 Jul 14

Little Hitler says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
Little Hitler wrote:
Very grumpy tonight :-(

My new home shirt turned up tonight (medium size) but it's waaaaaaaaay too small.

Who qualifies for medium these days? I'd have to stop eating for a year to fit into it.

Anyone else having the same problem or have I just let myself go since last season?
To be honest it was quite widely reported that you needed to check before you buy, I put a warning on a thread some time ago.
Must have missed the warnings (not been online much lately), thanks though.

Oh well, excuse to go to the Leverkusan game now I guess. Bloomin annoying how the sizes vary!
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Little Hitler[/bold] wrote: Very grumpy tonight :-( My new home shirt turned up tonight (medium size) but it's waaaaaaaaay too small. Who qualifies for medium these days? I'd have to stop eating for a year to fit into it. Anyone else having the same problem or have I just let myself go since last season?[/p][/quote]To be honest it was quite widely reported that you needed to check before you buy, I put a warning on a thread some time ago.[/p][/quote]Must have missed the warnings (not been online much lately), thanks though. Oh well, excuse to go to the Leverkusan game now I guess. Bloomin annoying how the sizes vary! Little Hitler
  • Score: 0

7:11pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

Little Hitler wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
Little Hitler wrote:
Very grumpy tonight :-(

My new home shirt turned up tonight (medium size) but it's waaaaaaaaay too small.

Who qualifies for medium these days? I'd have to stop eating for a year to fit into it.

Anyone else having the same problem or have I just let myself go since last season?
To be honest it was quite widely reported that you needed to check before you buy, I put a warning on a thread some time ago.
Must have missed the warnings (not been online much lately), thanks though.

Oh well, excuse to go to the Leverkusan game now I guess. Bloomin annoying how the sizes vary!
Yes, they didn't match the Adidas e.t.c. measurements, but another standard was used which had led to a lot of confusion. Try before you buy, but that isn't much good for postal orders!
[quote][p][bold]Little Hitler[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Little Hitler[/bold] wrote: Very grumpy tonight :-( My new home shirt turned up tonight (medium size) but it's waaaaaaaaay too small. Who qualifies for medium these days? I'd have to stop eating for a year to fit into it. Anyone else having the same problem or have I just let myself go since last season?[/p][/quote]To be honest it was quite widely reported that you needed to check before you buy, I put a warning on a thread some time ago.[/p][/quote]Must have missed the warnings (not been online much lately), thanks though. Oh well, excuse to go to the Leverkusan game now I guess. Bloomin annoying how the sizes vary![/p][/quote]Yes, they didn't match the Adidas e.t.c. measurements, but another standard was used which had led to a lot of confusion. Try before you buy, but that isn't much good for postal orders! OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -7

7:16pm Wed 23 Jul 14

de Heiligen paard 101 says...

Little Hitler wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
Little Hitler wrote:
Very grumpy tonight :-(

My new home shirt turned up tonight (medium size) but it's waaaaaaaaay too small.

Who qualifies for medium these days? I'd have to stop eating for a year to fit into it.

Anyone else having the same problem or have I just let myself go since last season?
To be honest it was quite widely reported that you needed to check before you buy, I put a warning on a thread some time ago.
Must have missed the warnings (not been online much lately), thanks though.

Oh well, excuse to go to the Leverkusan game now I guess. Bloomin annoying how the sizes vary!
i went to the west quay store to get mine today and had to go up 2 sizes to `super fat barsteward` size (not saying how many x`s) I like a baggy shirt anyway so always tend to go a size or 2 bigger.
what did you think of the quality though? seeing as its not a brand make and we were told by a few on here that it would be terrible and bad for the players, I thought it was very good quality and its made in the EU in Portugal so we know that theres no sweatshop involved.
[quote][p][bold]Little Hitler[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Little Hitler[/bold] wrote: Very grumpy tonight :-( My new home shirt turned up tonight (medium size) but it's waaaaaaaaay too small. Who qualifies for medium these days? I'd have to stop eating for a year to fit into it. Anyone else having the same problem or have I just let myself go since last season?[/p][/quote]To be honest it was quite widely reported that you needed to check before you buy, I put a warning on a thread some time ago.[/p][/quote]Must have missed the warnings (not been online much lately), thanks though. Oh well, excuse to go to the Leverkusan game now I guess. Bloomin annoying how the sizes vary![/p][/quote]i went to the west quay store to get mine today and had to go up 2 sizes to `super fat barsteward` size (not saying how many x`s) I like a baggy shirt anyway so always tend to go a size or 2 bigger. what did you think of the quality though? seeing as its not a brand make and we were told by a few on here that it would be terrible and bad for the players, I thought it was very good quality and its made in the EU in Portugal so we know that theres no sweatshop involved. de Heiligen paard 101
  • Score: -13

7:18pm Wed 23 Jul 14

slugger says...

The lunatics have taken over the asylum .....Since when was supporting your team a thing to be sneered at ? . redandy (or caughtredhandedandy as I know him) is a Pompey Wum Fact , i'll bet that he is at least 6 logins on here ........... COYR ! ...... Ps, keep up the good work Ospreysaint and don't ever let anyone say you're not a top fan !
The lunatics have taken over the asylum .....Since when was supporting your team a thing to be sneered at ? . redandy (or caughtredhandedandy as I know him) is a Pompey Wum Fact , i'll bet that he is at least 6 logins on here ........... COYR ! ...... Ps, keep up the good work Ospreysaint and don't ever let anyone say you're not a top fan ! slugger
  • Score: -7

7:24pm Wed 23 Jul 14

Little Hitler says...

Yes, the quality of the shirt looks good. Very frustrating living remotely and paying the prices they charge to get something that a child would struggle to fit into.

I'm average BMI so surely medium should be my size, not XL!
Yes, the quality of the shirt looks good. Very frustrating living remotely and paying the prices they charge to get something that a child would struggle to fit into. I'm average BMI so surely medium should be my size, not XL! Little Hitler
  • Score: 2

7:36pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

de Heiligen paard 101 wrote:
Little Hitler wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
Little Hitler wrote:
Very grumpy tonight :-(

My new home shirt turned up tonight (medium size) but it's waaaaaaaaay too small.

Who qualifies for medium these days? I'd have to stop eating for a year to fit into it.

Anyone else having the same problem or have I just let myself go since last season?
To be honest it was quite widely reported that you needed to check before you buy, I put a warning on a thread some time ago.
Must have missed the warnings (not been online much lately), thanks though.

Oh well, excuse to go to the Leverkusan game now I guess. Bloomin annoying how the sizes vary!
i went to the west quay store to get mine today and had to go up 2 sizes to `super fat barsteward` size (not saying how many x`s) I like a baggy shirt anyway so always tend to go a size or 2 bigger.
what did you think of the quality though? seeing as its not a brand make and we were told by a few on here that it would be terrible and bad for the players, I thought it was very good quality and its made in the EU in Portugal so we know that theres no sweatshop involved.
Nobody has said yet what happens when they get mistakenly put in a washing machine, I guess a shrinking performance!
[quote][p][bold]de Heiligen paard 101[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Little Hitler[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Little Hitler[/bold] wrote: Very grumpy tonight :-( My new home shirt turned up tonight (medium size) but it's waaaaaaaaay too small. Who qualifies for medium these days? I'd have to stop eating for a year to fit into it. Anyone else having the same problem or have I just let myself go since last season?[/p][/quote]To be honest it was quite widely reported that you needed to check before you buy, I put a warning on a thread some time ago.[/p][/quote]Must have missed the warnings (not been online much lately), thanks though. Oh well, excuse to go to the Leverkusan game now I guess. Bloomin annoying how the sizes vary![/p][/quote]i went to the west quay store to get mine today and had to go up 2 sizes to `super fat barsteward` size (not saying how many x`s) I like a baggy shirt anyway so always tend to go a size or 2 bigger. what did you think of the quality though? seeing as its not a brand make and we were told by a few on here that it would be terrible and bad for the players, I thought it was very good quality and its made in the EU in Portugal so we know that theres no sweatshop involved.[/p][/quote]Nobody has said yet what happens when they get mistakenly put in a washing machine, I guess a shrinking performance! OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -6

7:43pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

slugger wrote:
The lunatics have taken over the asylum .....Since when was supporting your team a thing to be sneered at ? . redandy (or caughtredhandedandy as I know him) is a Pompey Wum Fact , i'll bet that he is at least 6 logins on here ........... COYR ! ...... Ps, keep up the good work Ospreysaint and don't ever let anyone say you're not a top fan !
Thanks slug, if you see or speak to Seed, pleas tender my apologies for taking the p out of his fishing plans on the other thread!
[quote][p][bold]slugger[/bold] wrote: The lunatics have taken over the asylum .....Since when was supporting your team a thing to be sneered at ? . redandy (or caughtredhandedandy as I know him) is a Pompey Wum Fact , i'll bet that he is at least 6 logins on here ........... COYR ! ...... Ps, keep up the good work Ospreysaint and don't ever let anyone say you're not a top fan ![/p][/quote]Thanks slug, if you see or speak to Seed, pleas tender my apologies for taking the p out of his fishing plans on the other thread! OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -7

7:56pm Wed 23 Jul 14

slugger says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
slugger wrote:
The lunatics have taken over the asylum .....Since when was supporting your team a thing to be sneered at ? . redandy (or caughtredhandedandy as I know him) is a Pompey Wum Fact , i'll bet that he is at least 6 logins on here ........... COYR ! ...... Ps, keep up the good work Ospreysaint and don't ever let anyone say you're not a top fan !
Thanks slug, if you see or speak to Seed, pleas tender my apologies for taking the p out of his fishing plans on the other thread!
He's a big boy and I'm sure it's cool .
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]slugger[/bold] wrote: The lunatics have taken over the asylum .....Since when was supporting your team a thing to be sneered at ? . redandy (or caughtredhandedandy as I know him) is a Pompey Wum Fact , i'll bet that he is at least 6 logins on here ........... COYR ! ...... Ps, keep up the good work Ospreysaint and don't ever let anyone say you're not a top fan ![/p][/quote]Thanks slug, if you see or speak to Seed, pleas tender my apologies for taking the p out of his fishing plans on the other thread![/p][/quote]He's a big boy and I'm sure it's cool . slugger
  • Score: -5

7:59pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

Copied and pasted from a Transfer Rumour site
Compiled by a sign-on called Alton Saint

Southampton In:
Dusan Tadic - FC Twente (Done)
Graziano Pelle - Feyenoord (Done)
Nathan Redmond - Norwich City (Undisclosed)
Fraser Forster - Celtic (Undisclosed)
Jordy Clasie - Feyenoord (Undisclosed)
Ron Vlaar - Aston Villa (Undisclosed)
Terence Kongolo - Feyenoord (Undisclosed)
Marco Rojo - Sporting Lisbon (Undisclosed)

Sources:
- Vlaar, Redmond & Forster (Various British articles)
- Clasie & Kongolo (Dutch Press - reliable)
- Rojo (Various)

I haven't the faintest idea about whether any of these will happen but the fact that we are in for any of these is interesting to say the least.
Copied and pasted from a Transfer Rumour site Compiled by a sign-on called Alton Saint Southampton In: Dusan Tadic - FC Twente (Done) Graziano Pelle - Feyenoord (Done) Nathan Redmond - Norwich City (Undisclosed) Fraser Forster - Celtic (Undisclosed) Jordy Clasie - Feyenoord (Undisclosed) Ron Vlaar - Aston Villa (Undisclosed) Terence Kongolo - Feyenoord (Undisclosed) Marco Rojo - Sporting Lisbon (Undisclosed) Sources: - Vlaar, Redmond & Forster (Various British articles) - Clasie & Kongolo (Dutch Press - reliable) - Rojo (Various) I haven't the faintest idea about whether any of these will happen but the fact that we are in for any of these is interesting to say the least. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -5

8:45pm Wed 23 Jul 14

Sammy2sheds says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.
Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.
*****************

I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC.

Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit.
Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in.

Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel.

The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us.
I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior.
That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best.

Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining.

Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.
There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets.
Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.
"Let's face it we were spoilt last year" that is exactly the opposite of what us neggies are saying.what are you saying? Don't bother dreaming,don't bother trying we are only little soton.this attitude is the problem and one that cortese tried to change.we were spoilt? You seem to set your limits pretty low and your expectations for the club are low,hence you will always be happy.
I want more for the club and I expect greater things,hence I will always be disappointed.
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.[/p][/quote]Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.[/p][/quote]***************** I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC. Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit. Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in. Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel. The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us. I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior. That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best. Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining. Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.[/p][/quote]There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets. Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.[/p][/quote]"Let's face it we were spoilt last year" that is exactly the opposite of what us neggies are saying.what are you saying? Don't bother dreaming,don't bother trying we are only little soton.this attitude is the problem and one that cortese tried to change.we were spoilt? You seem to set your limits pretty low and your expectations for the club are low,hence you will always be happy. I want more for the club and I expect greater things,hence I will always be disappointed. Sammy2sheds
  • Score: 3

8:58pm Wed 23 Jul 14

slugger says...

Sammy2sheds wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.
Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.
*****************

I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC.

Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit.
Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in.

Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel.

The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us.
I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior.
That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best.

Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining.

Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.
There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets.
Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.
"Let's face it we were spoilt last year" that is exactly the opposite of what us neggies are saying.what are you saying? Don't bother dreaming,don't bother trying we are only little soton.this attitude is the problem and one that cortese tried to change.we were spoilt? You seem to set your limits pretty low and your expectations for the club are low,hence you will always be happy.
I want more for the club and I expect greater things,hence I will always be disappointed.
Hello Gormless/redandy/sam
my2sheds (shall I go on ?).......... How's life on your septic isle?
[quote][p][bold]Sammy2sheds[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.[/p][/quote]Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.[/p][/quote]***************** I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC. Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit. Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in. Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel. The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us. I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior. That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best. Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining. Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.[/p][/quote]There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets. Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.[/p][/quote]"Let's face it we were spoilt last year" that is exactly the opposite of what us neggies are saying.what are you saying? Don't bother dreaming,don't bother trying we are only little soton.this attitude is the problem and one that cortese tried to change.we were spoilt? You seem to set your limits pretty low and your expectations for the club are low,hence you will always be happy. I want more for the club and I expect greater things,hence I will always be disappointed.[/p][/quote]Hello Gormless/redandy/sam my2sheds (shall I go on ?).......... How's life on your septic isle? slugger
  • Score: -7

9:00pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

Sammy2sheds wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.
Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.
*****************

I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC.

Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit.
Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in.

Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel.

The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us.
I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior.
That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best.

Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining.

Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.
There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets.
Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.
"Let's face it we were spoilt last year" that is exactly the opposite of what us neggies are saying.what are you saying? Don't bother dreaming,don't bother trying we are only little soton.this attitude is the problem and one that cortese tried to change.we were spoilt? You seem to set your limits pretty low and your expectations for the club are low,hence you will always be happy.
I want more for the club and I expect greater things,hence I will always be disappointed.
You almost hit the nail on the head, but no cigar. I have always set myself low standards in most things and mostly failed to reach them, but I am still happy. It is a sort reverse psychology thing, if you start with low expectations and then, when the reality becomes far better, you get more satisfaction, even with a modicum of mediocrity.
I like to set a higher standard from posters on this site but am frequently disappointed by the poor quality of the posts, but I am still happy.
If you don't have a dream, how you gonna have a dream come true?

We are back to being little old Southampton again after being on the verge of greatness, that should give us the incentive to try it again and this time with a bit of luck and less outside interference, we can do a little better, but be realistic, be a bit patient, it will take a little while.
[quote][p][bold]Sammy2sheds[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.[/p][/quote]Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.[/p][/quote]***************** I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC. Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit. Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in. Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel. The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us. I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior. That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best. Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining. Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.[/p][/quote]There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets. Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.[/p][/quote]"Let's face it we were spoilt last year" that is exactly the opposite of what us neggies are saying.what are you saying? Don't bother dreaming,don't bother trying we are only little soton.this attitude is the problem and one that cortese tried to change.we were spoilt? You seem to set your limits pretty low and your expectations for the club are low,hence you will always be happy. I want more for the club and I expect greater things,hence I will always be disappointed.[/p][/quote]You almost hit the nail on the head, but no cigar. I have always set myself low standards in most things and mostly failed to reach them, but I am still happy. It is a sort reverse psychology thing, if you start with low expectations and then, when the reality becomes far better, you get more satisfaction, even with a modicum of mediocrity. I like to set a higher standard from posters on this site but am frequently disappointed by the poor quality of the posts, but I am still happy. If you don't have a dream, how you gonna have a dream come true? We are back to being little old Southampton again after being on the verge of greatness, that should give us the incentive to try it again and this time with a bit of luck and less outside interference, we can do a little better, but be realistic, be a bit patient, it will take a little while. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -10

9:04pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

slugger wrote:
Sammy2sheds wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.
Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.
*****************

I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC.

Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit.
Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in.

Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel.

The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us.
I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior.
That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best.

Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining.

Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.
There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets.
Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.
"Let's face it we were spoilt last year" that is exactly the opposite of what us neggies are saying.what are you saying? Don't bother dreaming,don't bother trying we are only little soton.this attitude is the problem and one that cortese tried to change.we were spoilt? You seem to set your limits pretty low and your expectations for the club are low,hence you will always be happy.
I want more for the club and I expect greater things,hence I will always be disappointed.
Hello Gormless/redandy/sam

my2sheds (shall I go on ?).......... How's life on your septic isle?
Snigger, guffaw..........
[quote][p][bold]slugger[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Sammy2sheds[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.[/p][/quote]Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.[/p][/quote]***************** I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC. Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit. Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in. Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel. The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us. I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior. That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best. Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining. Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.[/p][/quote]There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets. Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.[/p][/quote]"Let's face it we were spoilt last year" that is exactly the opposite of what us neggies are saying.what are you saying? Don't bother dreaming,don't bother trying we are only little soton.this attitude is the problem and one that cortese tried to change.we were spoilt? You seem to set your limits pretty low and your expectations for the club are low,hence you will always be happy. I want more for the club and I expect greater things,hence I will always be disappointed.[/p][/quote]Hello Gormless/redandy/sam my2sheds (shall I go on ?).......... How's life on your septic isle?[/p][/quote]Snigger, guffaw.......... OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -7

9:19pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

peregrine73 wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
peregrine73 wrote:
Its becoming clearer that many prospective signings are not going to happen.
Its difficult to attract class players when the overall impression given off by the club is "lack of drive,poor communication and inflated statements of cash available". The club seemed to be trying to appease the fans by giving statements like they don't have to sell anybody,money wil be used for additional players etc. The club are offering rediculous offers for players e.g. Foster valued at 8-9 mill,we offer widely reported 4 mill,again a hoodwinking action to try to disguise the fact that most of the money revieved from sells has gone to the owner.
Its time for fans to same up and realise that we will not be getting anybody else in before the start of the season.After that we will be into panic buying
To shore up a vastly depleted team.
Why do I always feel the need to shout "bulwarks" every time I read another of your tedious down beat monologues?
When you reply to posts,plead try to be constructive with your comments,in earlier posts. you.refered to insulting comments made to you by contributors ,yet you use a substitute word for a swear word directly at me.Please be more consistant and acknowledge that a lot of fans are worried about recent events with Saints.
Oh and notice that I have refrained from attacking your character,you might score some thumbs up if you took heed!
Bet those fans aren't as worried as I have been, as Norge said our boys have taken a hell of a beating, we are all a bit shell shocked, truce please, as I believe you care too, but you must admit, you express it differently, try to see it my way, we can work it out...........
I don't need that silly thumbs up, I think it is flawed because it can be corrupted far too easily and I haven't got an ego to feed anyway.
That swear spelling was pure tease as I guess you may have worked out by now.
[quote][p][bold]peregrine73[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]peregrine73[/bold] wrote: Its becoming clearer that many prospective signings are not going to happen. Its difficult to attract class players when the overall impression given off by the club is "lack of drive,poor communication and inflated statements of cash available". The club seemed to be trying to appease the fans by giving statements like they don't have to sell anybody,money wil be used for additional players etc. The club are offering rediculous offers for players e.g. Foster valued at 8-9 mill,we offer widely reported 4 mill,again a hoodwinking action to try to disguise the fact that most of the money revieved from sells has gone to the owner. Its time for fans to same up and realise that we will not be getting anybody else in before the start of the season.After that we will be into panic buying To shore up a vastly depleted team.[/p][/quote]Why do I always feel the need to shout "bulwarks" every time I read another of your tedious down beat monologues?[/p][/quote]When you reply to posts,plead try to be constructive with your comments,in earlier posts. you.refered to insulting comments made to you by contributors ,yet you use a substitute word for a swear word directly at me.Please be more consistant and acknowledge that a lot of fans are worried about recent events with Saints. Oh and notice that I have refrained from attacking your character,you might score some thumbs up if you took heed![/p][/quote]Bet those fans aren't as worried as I have been, as Norge said our boys have taken a hell of a beating, we are all a bit shell shocked, truce please, as I believe you care too, but you must admit, you express it differently, try to see it my way, we can work it out........... I don't need that silly thumbs up, I think it is flawed because it can be corrupted far too easily and I haven't got an ego to feed anyway. That swear spelling was pure tease as I guess you may have worked out by now. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -9

9:31pm Wed 23 Jul 14

jls217 says...

Confucious wrote:
Epsom Saint wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
By all means question my sanity, but it would be good if you didn't do it quite so often!
It's important to note that insane people always think they are fine and only if person claims to be insane can you be sure that person isn't.

I'm either suffering from lunacy or insanity - can't say which as they are separated by a very fine line.

I was diagnosed with this after explaining I am very interested in an eleven a side competitive game involving 90 minutes of kicking or heading but never handling a ball (except for one player per side within a prescribed area) and trying to get it into a big net.
Drop it Confucious - it's a lame, silly, childish, puerile and petty pastime and I can't see it ever catching on. Ever thought about hitting a ball with a bit of wood - now that sounds like it might have legs.
[quote][p][bold]Confucious[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Epsom Saint[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]By all means question my sanity, but it would be good if you didn't do it quite so often![/p][/quote]It's important to note that insane people always think they are fine and only if person claims to be insane can you be sure that person isn't. I'm either suffering from lunacy or insanity - can't say which as they are separated by a very fine line. I was diagnosed with this after explaining I am very interested in an eleven a side competitive game involving 90 minutes of kicking or heading but never handling a ball (except for one player per side within a prescribed area) and trying to get it into a big net.[/p][/quote]Drop it Confucious - it's a lame, silly, childish, puerile and petty pastime and I can't see it ever catching on. Ever thought about hitting a ball with a bit of wood - now that sounds like it might have legs. jls217
  • Score: -1

9:32pm Wed 23 Jul 14

slugger says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
peregrine73 wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
peregrine73 wrote:
Its becoming clearer that many prospective signings are not going to happen.
Its difficult to attract class players when the overall impression given off by the club is "lack of drive,poor communication and inflated statements of cash available". The club seemed to be trying to appease the fans by giving statements like they don't have to sell anybody,money wil be used for additional players etc. The club are offering rediculous offers for players e.g. Foster valued at 8-9 mill,we offer widely reported 4 mill,again a hoodwinking action to try to disguise the fact that most of the money revieved from sells has gone to the owner.
Its time for fans to same up and realise that we will not be getting anybody else in before the start of the season.After that we will be into panic buying
To shore up a vastly depleted team.
Why do I always feel the need to shout "bulwarks" every time I read another of your tedious down beat monologues?
When you reply to posts,plead try to be constructive with your comments,in earlier posts. you.refered to insulting comments made to you by contributors ,yet you use a substitute word for a swear word directly at me.Please be more consistant and acknowledge that a lot of fans are worried about recent events with Saints.
Oh and notice that I have refrained from attacking your character,you might score some thumbs up if you took heed!
Bet those fans aren't as worried as I have been, as Norge said our boys have taken a hell of a beating, we are all a bit shell shocked, truce please, as I believe you care too, but you must admit, you express it differently, try to see it my way, we can work it out...........
I don't need that silly thumbs up, I think it is flawed because it can be corrupted far too easily and I haven't got an ego to feed anyway.
That swear spelling was pure tease as I guess you may have worked out by now.
Osprey , He's clutching at straws by failing to see the funny side on purpose , ignore is my advice .... Is it just me or is typing on here a proper headache ?
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]peregrine73[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]peregrine73[/bold] wrote: Its becoming clearer that many prospective signings are not going to happen. Its difficult to attract class players when the overall impression given off by the club is "lack of drive,poor communication and inflated statements of cash available". The club seemed to be trying to appease the fans by giving statements like they don't have to sell anybody,money wil be used for additional players etc. The club are offering rediculous offers for players e.g. Foster valued at 8-9 mill,we offer widely reported 4 mill,again a hoodwinking action to try to disguise the fact that most of the money revieved from sells has gone to the owner. Its time for fans to same up and realise that we will not be getting anybody else in before the start of the season.After that we will be into panic buying To shore up a vastly depleted team.[/p][/quote]Why do I always feel the need to shout "bulwarks" every time I read another of your tedious down beat monologues?[/p][/quote]When you reply to posts,plead try to be constructive with your comments,in earlier posts. you.refered to insulting comments made to you by contributors ,yet you use a substitute word for a swear word directly at me.Please be more consistant and acknowledge that a lot of fans are worried about recent events with Saints. Oh and notice that I have refrained from attacking your character,you might score some thumbs up if you took heed![/p][/quote]Bet those fans aren't as worried as I have been, as Norge said our boys have taken a hell of a beating, we are all a bit shell shocked, truce please, as I believe you care too, but you must admit, you express it differently, try to see it my way, we can work it out........... I don't need that silly thumbs up, I think it is flawed because it can be corrupted far too easily and I haven't got an ego to feed anyway. That swear spelling was pure tease as I guess you may have worked out by now.[/p][/quote]Osprey , He's clutching at straws by failing to see the funny side on purpose , ignore is my advice .... Is it just me or is typing on here a proper headache ? slugger
  • Score: -8

9:38pm Wed 23 Jul 14

de Heiligen paard 101 says...

slugger wrote:
Sammy2sheds wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.
Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.
*****************

I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC.

Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit.
Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in.

Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel.

The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us.
I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior.
That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best.

Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining.

Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.
There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets.
Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.
"Let's face it we were spoilt last year" that is exactly the opposite of what us neggies are saying.what are you saying? Don't bother dreaming,don't bother trying we are only little soton.this attitude is the problem and one that cortese tried to change.we were spoilt? You seem to set your limits pretty low and your expectations for the club are low,hence you will always be happy.
I want more for the club and I expect greater things,hence I will always be disappointed.
Hello Gormless/redandy/sam

my2sheds (shall I go on ?).......... How's life on your septic isle?
for those interested 8:45pm would be 5:45 in Melbourne or 3:45 in perth. what time it is in the emerald city I don't know!

ooooooppppsssss look for the thumbs down ;0)
[quote][p][bold]slugger[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Sammy2sheds[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.[/p][/quote]Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.[/p][/quote]***************** I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC. Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit. Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in. Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel. The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us. I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior. That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best. Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining. Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.[/p][/quote]There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets. Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.[/p][/quote]"Let's face it we were spoilt last year" that is exactly the opposite of what us neggies are saying.what are you saying? Don't bother dreaming,don't bother trying we are only little soton.this attitude is the problem and one that cortese tried to change.we were spoilt? You seem to set your limits pretty low and your expectations for the club are low,hence you will always be happy. I want more for the club and I expect greater things,hence I will always be disappointed.[/p][/quote]Hello Gormless/redandy/sam my2sheds (shall I go on ?).......... How's life on your septic isle?[/p][/quote]for those interested 8:45pm would be 5:45 in Melbourne or 3:45 in perth. what time it is in the emerald city I don't know! ooooooppppsssss look for the thumbs down ;0) de Heiligen paard 101
  • Score: -8

9:39pm Wed 23 Jul 14

peregrine73 says...

Of course I care,or I woudnt be on this forum!.Tease I think is the wrong word,please practice what you preach regarding insults etc.
I will continue to say what I feel is valid comment regarding Saints predicament, which I regard is seriously threatening there premiership status.Let's leave it here and continue to hope for some good news for the Saints soon.
Of course I care,or I woudnt be on this forum!.Tease I think is the wrong word,please practice what you preach regarding insults etc. I will continue to say what I feel is valid comment regarding Saints predicament, which I regard is seriously threatening there premiership status.Let's leave it here and continue to hope for some good news for the Saints soon. peregrine73
  • Score: 7

9:43pm Wed 23 Jul 14

hedge end bob says...

Positively4thStreet wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.
Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.
*****************

I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC.

Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit.
Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in.

Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel.

The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us.
I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior.
That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best.

Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining.

Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.
There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets.
Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.
The problem is Osprey is everyone follows their own football club,in the hope that it will one day achieve their ultimate dreams for them,even if that is just winning a division championship or such like.
What it appears has upset a lot of people this time, is that the club had all our dreams in the palm of its hands at the end of last season,so close to achieving, that you could almost taste it,and for some inexplicable reason,known only to themselves,seem to have needlessly dropped the dream,when from the position they were in,it would have been easier to achieved the dream this season(bearing in mind,we all had our own personal idea of what the dream was..top 4 finish,a cup,or whatever).
Agree about the dream but not all members of the club held that dream. We had players and a manager that clearly did not share it long before last was over which has become very clear to many fans today. The club and the board are not faultless in this mess but without really knowing all the facts I don,t feel I can honestly say as a fan that the club is pizzing all over our heads. So at this moment in time I can only wait and hope R K can ignite the dream once more.
[quote][p][bold]Positively4thStreet[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.[/p][/quote]Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.[/p][/quote]***************** I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC. Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit. Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in. Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel. The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us. I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior. That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best. Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining. Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.[/p][/quote]There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets. Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.[/p][/quote]The problem is Osprey is everyone follows their own football club,in the hope that it will one day achieve their ultimate dreams for them,even if that is just winning a division championship or such like. What it appears has upset a lot of people this time, is that the club had all our dreams in the palm of its hands at the end of last season,so close to achieving, that you could almost taste it,and for some inexplicable reason,known only to themselves,seem to have needlessly dropped the dream,when from the position they were in,it would have been easier to achieved the dream this season(bearing in mind,we all had our own personal idea of what the dream was..top 4 finish,a cup,or whatever).[/p][/quote]Agree about the dream but not all members of the club held that dream. We had players and a manager that clearly did not share it long before last was over which has become very clear to many fans today. The club and the board are not faultless in this mess but without really knowing all the facts I don,t feel I can honestly say as a fan that the club is pizzing all over our heads. So at this moment in time I can only wait and hope R K can ignite the dream once more. hedge end bob
  • Score: 5

9:50pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

peregrine73 wrote:
Of course I care,or I woudnt be on this forum!.Tease I think is the wrong word,please practice what you preach regarding insults etc.
I will continue to say what I feel is valid comment regarding Saints predicament, which I regard is seriously threatening there premiership status.Let's leave it here and continue to hope for some good news for the Saints soon.
The problem here was that we have had a continuous stream of disingenuous posters on here, that are saying the virtually the same things that you did, except they were neither Saints fans or even football followers and what they were doing was done just to wind up us decent supporters, you appear to be a victim of their nonsense, as shell shocked fans we were getting cheesed off at being bombarded with same old misguided, negative, unfounded and often false claptrap and we were fighting back with the only weapon we have got, happy clapping, try it it can be fun.
[quote][p][bold]peregrine73[/bold] wrote: Of course I care,or I woudnt be on this forum!.Tease I think is the wrong word,please practice what you preach regarding insults etc. I will continue to say what I feel is valid comment regarding Saints predicament, which I regard is seriously threatening there premiership status.Let's leave it here and continue to hope for some good news for the Saints soon.[/p][/quote]The problem here was that we have had a continuous stream of disingenuous posters on here, that are saying the virtually the same things that you did, except they were neither Saints fans or even football followers and what they were doing was done just to wind up us decent supporters, you appear to be a victim of their nonsense, as shell shocked fans we were getting cheesed off at being bombarded with same old misguided, negative, unfounded and often false claptrap and we were fighting back with the only weapon we have got, happy clapping, try it it can be fun. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -8

9:57pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

slugger wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
peregrine73 wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
peregrine73 wrote:
Its becoming clearer that many prospective signings are not going to happen.
Its difficult to attract class players when the overall impression given off by the club is "lack of drive,poor communication and inflated statements of cash available". The club seemed to be trying to appease the fans by giving statements like they don't have to sell anybody,money wil be used for additional players etc. The club are offering rediculous offers for players e.g. Foster valued at 8-9 mill,we offer widely reported 4 mill,again a hoodwinking action to try to disguise the fact that most of the money revieved from sells has gone to the owner.
Its time for fans to same up and realise that we will not be getting anybody else in before the start of the season.After that we will be into panic buying
To shore up a vastly depleted team.
Why do I always feel the need to shout "bulwarks" every time I read another of your tedious down beat monologues?
When you reply to posts,plead try to be constructive with your comments,in earlier posts. you.refered to insulting comments made to you by contributors ,yet you use a substitute word for a swear word directly at me.Please be more consistant and acknowledge that a lot of fans are worried about recent events with Saints.
Oh and notice that I have refrained from attacking your character,you might score some thumbs up if you took heed!
Bet those fans aren't as worried as I have been, as Norge said our boys have taken a hell of a beating, we are all a bit shell shocked, truce please, as I believe you care too, but you must admit, you express it differently, try to see it my way, we can work it out...........
I don't need that silly thumbs up, I think it is flawed because it can be corrupted far too easily and I haven't got an ego to feed anyway.
That swear spelling was pure tease as I guess you may have worked out by now.
Osprey , He's clutching at straws by failing to see the funny side on purpose , ignore is my advice .... Is it just me or is typing on here a proper headache ?
Typing on this site, on an ordinary keyboard is bad enough, it must be murder on a smart phone. Watching letters fade as you type them in is quite fascinating at times I think it is something to do with cookies and things banging away in the background but I am not techy enough to understand it. As for predictive text don't you just lowe at.
[quote][p][bold]slugger[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]peregrine73[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]peregrine73[/bold] wrote: Its becoming clearer that many prospective signings are not going to happen. Its difficult to attract class players when the overall impression given off by the club is "lack of drive,poor communication and inflated statements of cash available". The club seemed to be trying to appease the fans by giving statements like they don't have to sell anybody,money wil be used for additional players etc. The club are offering rediculous offers for players e.g. Foster valued at 8-9 mill,we offer widely reported 4 mill,again a hoodwinking action to try to disguise the fact that most of the money revieved from sells has gone to the owner. Its time for fans to same up and realise that we will not be getting anybody else in before the start of the season.After that we will be into panic buying To shore up a vastly depleted team.[/p][/quote]Why do I always feel the need to shout "bulwarks" every time I read another of your tedious down beat monologues?[/p][/quote]When you reply to posts,plead try to be constructive with your comments,in earlier posts. you.refered to insulting comments made to you by contributors ,yet you use a substitute word for a swear word directly at me.Please be more consistant and acknowledge that a lot of fans are worried about recent events with Saints. Oh and notice that I have refrained from attacking your character,you might score some thumbs up if you took heed![/p][/quote]Bet those fans aren't as worried as I have been, as Norge said our boys have taken a hell of a beating, we are all a bit shell shocked, truce please, as I believe you care too, but you must admit, you express it differently, try to see it my way, we can work it out........... I don't need that silly thumbs up, I think it is flawed because it can be corrupted far too easily and I haven't got an ego to feed anyway. That swear spelling was pure tease as I guess you may have worked out by now.[/p][/quote]Osprey , He's clutching at straws by failing to see the funny side on purpose , ignore is my advice .... Is it just me or is typing on here a proper headache ?[/p][/quote]Typing on this site, on an ordinary keyboard is bad enough, it must be murder on a smart phone. Watching letters fade as you type them in is quite fascinating at times I think it is something to do with cookies and things banging away in the background but I am not techy enough to understand it. As for predictive text don't you just lowe at. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -5

10:00pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

de Heiligen paard 101 wrote:
slugger wrote:
Sammy2sheds wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote:
hedge end bob wrote:
costa gaz wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.
Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.
Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.
*****************

I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC.

Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit.
Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in.

Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel.

The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us.
I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior.
That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best.

Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining.

Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.
There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets.
Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.
"Let's face it we were spoilt last year" that is exactly the opposite of what us neggies are saying.what are you saying? Don't bother dreaming,don't bother trying we are only little soton.this attitude is the problem and one that cortese tried to change.we were spoilt? You seem to set your limits pretty low and your expectations for the club are low,hence you will always be happy.
I want more for the club and I expect greater things,hence I will always be disappointed.
Hello Gormless/redandy/sam


my2sheds (shall I go on ?).......... How's life on your septic isle?
for those interested 8:45pm would be 5:45 in Melbourne or 3:45 in perth. what time it is in the emerald city I don't know!

ooooooppppsssss look for the thumbs down ;0)
Last time I made a joke about the Wizard of Oz, he just lost the plot.
[quote][p][bold]de Heiligen paard 101[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]slugger[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Sammy2sheds[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hedge end bob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]costa gaz[/bold] wrote: Some of our happy clappers are beginning to sound a bit like Comical Ali, you remember, Saddam Hussain's information minister. He was completely in denial and tried telling the world that the infidels were being slaughtered and Iraq was winning the war. Wake up guys, what is happening is very real, the press got almost everything right... much to your annoyance. They were not trying to unsettle our club, no one got at our players from world cup bases, the players and their agents are the ones that call the shots.... If anyone seriously thinks we will be as good a team as last season, then I have to question your sanity.[/p][/quote]Hi SAINTS fan ( well ) , as you are so good at forecasting the future ? , could tell me those six little numbers that's going to win tonights lottery ?. Out of the winnings i will buy you a season ticket so you coud be at every home game to shout out at the end of every game . I TOLD YOU SO . By the way becase i am prepared to wait until the season starts before stating we have no chance i have given myself a thumbs down , well what else can an insane person do?? . I'm off to ST MARY'S friday too get my new shirt printed up HEGE END BOB ....... 1........ LOYAL FAN. STID Mad or Not.[/p][/quote]Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to give you tonight's winning numbers.[/p][/quote]Then don't bother too keep running our club down either. To say i am disappointed don't even scratch the surface. You are always so sure what is going to happen that i thought i was on a winner..THUMBS DOWN FOR ME AGAIN.[/p][/quote]***************** I don't run the club down, I want the very best for SFC. Last season I was on such a high, could not wait for August, just knew that we had what it took to give the big boys a run for their money, injuries and lack of depth in our squad prevented us from reaching our summit. Who knows where we might have finished if we'd had top players to step in. Then our ship was badly rocked by certain individuals and we had the exodus, we recruited the dutch lad to put his finger in the dyke, but the pressure was too much and we lost more personnel. The exodus, it seems, is still ongoing with no sign of slowing down, no matter what ever anyone at the club tells us. I understand that the club cannot/will not pay top wages and the players will leave solely for financial reasons, so I have no gripe with any of our departing stars, but I get miffed when I hear that all of our ex saints were complete rubbish and their replacements will be far superior. That don't happen, to replace a £25m footballer, you have to spend £25m, not just one third of that and hope for the best. Bob, I admire your un-dying support for our club, but surely there must come a time when even you and Osprey realise the the club is pi$$ing on your head and telling you it's raining. Anyway, enjoying the footie chat.[/p][/quote]There will never be a time when I think the Club is doing anything untowards to me, blinkered? Well, may be, I will still keep my hope and trust that it will come right, and I am sure it eventually will, my opinion of you is that you rate high on the hypocritical sh!t meter with your current attitude, let's face it we were spoilt last year, after five terrific years coming from the absolute depths of despair it was obvious it couldn't last for ever, that is what it's always like to be in the SFC crowd, there will ups and downs on our roller coaster, just enjoy the ride take the bad times like a man and enjoy the good times when they return. Rule One of being a Happy Clapper, no regrets. Rule One of a neggie, always look for bad news first.[/p][/quote]"Let's face it we were spoilt last year" that is exactly the opposite of what us neggies are saying.what are you saying? Don't bother dreaming,don't bother trying we are only little soton.this attitude is the problem and one that cortese tried to change.we were spoilt? You seem to set your limits pretty low and your expectations for the club are low,hence you will always be happy. I want more for the club and I expect greater things,hence I will always be disappointed.[/p][/quote]Hello Gormless/redandy/sam my2sheds (shall I go on ?).......... How's life on your septic isle?[/p][/quote]for those interested 8:45pm would be 5:45 in Melbourne or 3:45 in perth. what time it is in the emerald city I don't know! ooooooppppsssss look for the thumbs down ;0)[/p][/quote]Last time I made a joke about the Wizard of Oz, he just lost the plot. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -3

10:03pm Wed 23 Jul 14

de Heiligen paard 101 says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
slugger wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
peregrine73 wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
peregrine73 wrote:
Its becoming clearer that many prospective signings are not going to happen.
Its difficult to attract class players when the overall impression given off by the club is "lack of drive,poor communication and inflated statements of cash available". The club seemed to be trying to appease the fans by giving statements like they don't have to sell anybody,money wil be used for additional players etc. The club are offering rediculous offers for players e.g. Foster valued at 8-9 mill,we offer widely reported 4 mill,again a hoodwinking action to try to disguise the fact that most of the money revieved from sells has gone to the owner.
Its time for fans to same up and realise that we will not be getting anybody else in before the start of the season.After that we will be into panic buying
To shore up a vastly depleted team.
Why do I always feel the need to shout "bulwarks" every time I read another of your tedious down beat monologues?
When you reply to posts,plead try to be constructive with your comments,in earlier posts. you.refered to insulting comments made to you by contributors ,yet you use a substitute word for a swear word directly at me.Please be more consistant and acknowledge that a lot of fans are worried about recent events with Saints.
Oh and notice that I have refrained from attacking your character,you might score some thumbs up if you took heed!
Bet those fans aren't as worried as I have been, as Norge said our boys have taken a hell of a beating, we are all a bit shell shocked, truce please, as I believe you care too, but you must admit, you express it differently, try to see it my way, we can work it out...........
I don't need that silly thumbs up, I think it is flawed because it can be corrupted far too easily and I haven't got an ego to feed anyway.
That swear spelling was pure tease as I guess you may have worked out by now.
Osprey , He's clutching at straws by failing to see the funny side on purpose , ignore is my advice .... Is it just me or is typing on here a proper headache ?
Typing on this site, on an ordinary keyboard is bad enough, it must be murder on a smart phone. Watching letters fade as you type them in is quite fascinating at times I think it is something to do with cookies and things banging away in the background but I am not techy enough to understand it. As for predictive text don't you just lowe at.
its actually a hell of a lot better on my (smart)phone and tablet then on my PC, its more to do with, long running scripts, and the mobile site doesn't have them. this site was a pig this morning with have y posts completely dissap
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]slugger[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]peregrine73[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]peregrine73[/bold] wrote: Its becoming clearer that many prospective signings are not going to happen. Its difficult to attract class players when the overall impression given off by the club is "lack of drive,poor communication and inflated statements of cash available". The club seemed to be trying to appease the fans by giving statements like they don't have to sell anybody,money wil be used for additional players etc. The club are offering rediculous offers for players e.g. Foster valued at 8-9 mill,we offer widely reported 4 mill,again a hoodwinking action to try to disguise the fact that most of the money revieved from sells has gone to the owner. Its time for fans to same up and realise that we will not be getting anybody else in before the start of the season.After that we will be into panic buying To shore up a vastly depleted team.[/p][/quote]Why do I always feel the need to shout "bulwarks" every time I read another of your tedious down beat monologues?[/p][/quote]When you reply to posts,plead try to be constructive with your comments,in earlier posts. you.refered to insulting comments made to you by contributors ,yet you use a substitute word for a swear word directly at me.Please be more consistant and acknowledge that a lot of fans are worried about recent events with Saints. Oh and notice that I have refrained from attacking your character,you might score some thumbs up if you took heed![/p][/quote]Bet those fans aren't as worried as I have been, as Norge said our boys have taken a hell of a beating, we are all a bit shell shocked, truce please, as I believe you care too, but you must admit, you express it differently, try to see it my way, we can work it out........... I don't need that silly thumbs up, I think it is flawed because it can be corrupted far too easily and I haven't got an ego to feed anyway. That swear spelling was pure tease as I guess you may have worked out by now.[/p][/quote]Osprey , He's clutching at straws by failing to see the funny side on purpose , ignore is my advice .... Is it just me or is typing on here a proper headache ?[/p][/quote]Typing on this site, on an ordinary keyboard is bad enough, it must be murder on a smart phone. Watching letters fade as you type them in is quite fascinating at times I think it is something to do with cookies and things banging away in the background but I am not techy enough to understand it. As for predictive text don't you just lowe at.[/p][/quote]its actually a hell of a lot better on my (smart)phone and tablet then on my PC, its more to do with, long running scripts, and the mobile site doesn't have them. this site was a pig this morning with have y posts completely dissap de Heiligen paard 101
  • Score: -4

10:12pm Wed 23 Jul 14

Baddesley Bill says...

Seems to me that a minority doom n gloomers and skates have attempted to choke this forum with nothing but negativity and bile.

An old boss of mine once said "don't come to me with problems...come to me with solutions". I stopped whining after that and got on with the job in hand with some kind of positivity. It worked tbf.

BTW he also said "Pompey FOAD!" on a regular basis.

...he was a wise old fella my old boss. :O)
Seems to me that a minority doom n gloomers and skates have attempted to choke this forum with nothing but negativity and bile. An old boss of mine once said "don't come to me with problems...come to me with solutions". I stopped whining after that and got on with the job in hand with some kind of positivity. It worked tbf. BTW he also said "Pompey FOAD!" on a regular basis. ...he was a wise old fella my old boss. :O) Baddesley Bill
  • Score: -7

10:19pm Wed 23 Jul 14

one in the crowd says...

Quote headline ,,,,,,,,,

Celtic desperate to keep Saints target Fraser Forster.

------

It looks like Celtic are as desperate as Saint's to hold onto their players, but it's ok in this case because Saint's want Celtic's goal keeper.

Makes Saint's look rather hypocritical really as you are slagging off Liverpool for trying to do similar with your players.
Quote headline ,,,,,,,,, Celtic desperate to keep Saints target Fraser Forster. ------ It looks like Celtic are as desperate as Saint's to hold onto their players, but it's ok in this case because Saint's want Celtic's goal keeper. Makes Saint's look rather hypocritical really as you are slagging off Liverpool for trying to do similar with your players. one in the crowd
  • Score: 2

10:21pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

one in the crowd wrote:
Quote headline ,,,,,,,,,

Celtic desperate to keep Saints target Fraser Forster.

------

It looks like Celtic are as desperate as Saint's to hold onto their players, but it's ok in this case because Saint's want Celtic's goal keeper.

Makes Saint's look rather hypocritical really as you are slagging off Liverpool for trying to do similar with your players.
They started it, we are just jumping on the bandwagon, do you disapprove of us invading one of our minor colonies for an Englishman?
[quote][p][bold]one in the crowd[/bold] wrote: Quote headline ,,,,,,,,, Celtic desperate to keep Saints target Fraser Forster. ------ It looks like Celtic are as desperate as Saint's to hold onto their players, but it's ok in this case because Saint's want Celtic's goal keeper. Makes Saint's look rather hypocritical really as you are slagging off Liverpool for trying to do similar with your players.[/p][/quote]They started it, we are just jumping on the bandwagon, do you disapprove of us invading one of our minor colonies for an Englishman? OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -6

10:48pm Wed 23 Jul 14

slugger says...

A good site that has been allowed to be ruined, It's a great shame that the wums have been able to do this , I'll continue to point them out but you need to be with me ....... Up to you lot really .
A good site that has been allowed to be ruined, It's a great shame that the wums have been able to do this , I'll continue to point them out but you need to be with me ....... Up to you lot really . slugger
  • Score: -3

10:51pm Wed 23 Jul 14

This is Southampton and we are the Saints says...

peregrine73 wrote:
Its becoming clearer that many prospective signings are not going to happen.
Its difficult to attract class players when the overall impression given off by the club is "lack of drive,poor communication and inflated statements of cash available". The club seemed to be trying to appease the fans by giving statements like they don't have to sell anybody,money wil be used for additional players etc. The club are offering rediculous offers for players e.g. Foster valued at 8-9 mill,we offer widely reported 4 mill,again a hoodwinking action to try to disguise the fact that most of the money revieved from sells has gone to the owner.
Its time for fans to same up and realise that we will not be getting anybody else in before the start of the season.After that we will be into panic buying
To shore up a vastly depleted team.
Spot on! Happy clappers are slowly waking up to that fact! Aswell!
[quote][p][bold]peregrine73[/bold] wrote: Its becoming clearer that many prospective signings are not going to happen. Its difficult to attract class players when the overall impression given off by the club is "lack of drive,poor communication and inflated statements of cash available". The club seemed to be trying to appease the fans by giving statements like they don't have to sell anybody,money wil be used for additional players etc. The club are offering rediculous offers for players e.g. Foster valued at 8-9 mill,we offer widely reported 4 mill,again a hoodwinking action to try to disguise the fact that most of the money revieved from sells has gone to the owner. Its time for fans to same up and realise that we will not be getting anybody else in before the start of the season.After that we will be into panic buying To shore up a vastly depleted team.[/p][/quote]Spot on! Happy clappers are slowly waking up to that fact! Aswell! This is Southampton and we are the Saints
  • Score: 5

10:52pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

slugger wrote:
A good site that has been allowed to be ruined, It's a great shame that the wums have been able to do this , I'll continue to point them out but you need to be with me ....... Up to you lot really .
Say it as you see it, I try to give as much as I get, it's probably not the best policy, but the old shh campaign doesn't seem to work on a few of them.
[quote][p][bold]slugger[/bold] wrote: A good site that has been allowed to be ruined, It's a great shame that the wums have been able to do this , I'll continue to point them out but you need to be with me ....... Up to you lot really .[/p][/quote]Say it as you see it, I try to give as much as I get, it's probably not the best policy, but the old shh campaign doesn't seem to work on a few of them. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -6

10:54pm Wed 23 Jul 14

slugger says...

This is Southampton and we are the Saints wrote:
peregrine73 wrote:
Its becoming clearer that many prospective signings are not going to happen.
Its difficult to attract class players when the overall impression given off by the club is "lack of drive,poor communication and inflated statements of cash available". The club seemed to be trying to appease the fans by giving statements like they don't have to sell anybody,money wil be used for additional players etc. The club are offering rediculous offers for players e.g. Foster valued at 8-9 mill,we offer widely reported 4 mill,again a hoodwinking action to try to disguise the fact that most of the money revieved from sells has gone to the owner.
Its time for fans to same up and realise that we will not be getting anybody else in before the start of the season.After that we will be into panic buying
To shore up a vastly depleted team.
Spot on! Happy clappers are slowly waking up to that fact! Aswell!
Skates !
[quote][p][bold]This is Southampton and we are the Saints[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]peregrine73[/bold] wrote: Its becoming clearer that many prospective signings are not going to happen. Its difficult to attract class players when the overall impression given off by the club is "lack of drive,poor communication and inflated statements of cash available". The club seemed to be trying to appease the fans by giving statements like they don't have to sell anybody,money wil be used for additional players etc. The club are offering rediculous offers for players e.g. Foster valued at 8-9 mill,we offer widely reported 4 mill,again a hoodwinking action to try to disguise the fact that most of the money revieved from sells has gone to the owner. Its time for fans to same up and realise that we will not be getting anybody else in before the start of the season.After that we will be into panic buying To shore up a vastly depleted team.[/p][/quote]Spot on! Happy clappers are slowly waking up to that fact! Aswell![/p][/quote]Skates ! slugger
  • Score: -5

10:55pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

one in the crowd wrote:
Rickie Lambert: Time to look beyond sentiment and get down to business

Jul 22, 2014 22:22

Boyhood Red returning to Reds 17 years after his dreams were crushed

It has undoubtedly been the romantic tale of the summer.
Rickie Lambert, the boyhood Red with the Liver Bird tattooed on his shoulder, returning to Liverpool FC 17 years after his dreams were crushed by Academy director Steve Heighway.
However, for the 32-year-old from Kirkby there is no longer any room for sentiment.
Lambert has his business head on at the club's Boston training camp as he looks to demonstrate exactly why Brendan Rodgers decided to pay Southampton £4million for his services.
The England international wasn't brought to Anfield because of his emotional ties to the place but because the manager believes the big frontman can be a vital part of the club's attacking armoury.
“It’s a good story and I’m happy talking about it but I think the time has gone past that now,” Lambert said.
“Everyone knows how much it means to me and how a lot of Liverpool fans will like the idea of signing a Scouser and a Liverpudlian but it was the simple fact that he (Rodgers) thought I was good enough to be a Liverpool player.
“It had no sentiment in it. Football has no place for sentimental things. As soon as you hold on to sentimental things it gets knocked out of you straight away.
“It’s about what I do on the pitch, it’s as simple as that and I’m happy with that.
“The first game of the season is coming and believe me when I say it that is all I am focusing on.
“I want to get myself in the best shape possible. I know when I am fully fit that is when you will see the best of me.
“There are more signings to come, which is great for the club, but there is already a great squad here. You see the depth and quality and with a couple more signings, we are only going to be stronger.”
Luis Suarez may have left for Barcelona but with Loic Remy on the brink of completing a £8.5million move from Queens Park Rangers there is no shortage of striking competition.
Whatever Lambert's role is over the coming season you won't find him banging on Rodgers' office door. He simply wants what he's always wanted – Liverpool Football Club to be successful.
“I know it’s a long season coming up and a hell of a lot of games so it’s whatever is in Brendan’s idea of pushing this club on to the next level,” he said.
“I’ll be happy with whatever role he has for me. If that’s a starting role or coming off the bench, it's one I’m getting ready for.
“I’m 32 so the days of just being happy when I’m playing have gone. I’m looking at the bigger picture.
“When I was at Southampton people were saying ‘you’re unhappy at being on the bench’ but I wasn’t.
“I started 32 games and it would have been nice maybe not to have started so many and had a fellow striker there to help push the club forward. It’s whatever is best for the club.
“Of course I don’t want to be on the bench and not play games but as long as I can see the manager appreciates me and my ability then I’m happy to do whatever.”
That appreciation was clear back in August 13 when following his England debut against Scotland, Lambert received a fax from Rodgers congratulating him on his achievement.
However, that still didn't stop Lambert from fearing it was a wind-up when he took a call from his agent in May saying Liverpool wanted to sign him.
“It was a great touch for Brendan to send that fax and I really appreciated it at the time,” he said.
“I think he could see I still followed Liverpool a lot and the club was still close to my heart.
“But I wasn't thinking any thoughts about Brendan wanting to sign me. It was just a nice touch for him to recognise a big moment in my career.
“The first I knew of Liverpool's interest was five days before I signed. We had the weekend off with England and my wife woke me up to say there was a phone call from my agent.
“My first reaction was something along the lines of 'tell them to get lost'. I didn't believe him at first. When I got out of bed properly and listened I realised it was genuine.”
Returning to Melwood was a surreal experience for Lambert, who hadn't been back since being released at the age of 15.
“To say it was completely different would be an under statement. The building is on the opposite side of Melwood to where it used to be,” he said.
“The facilities now are top drawer which you would expect from a club like Liverpool. From the moment I walked in everyone has been superb for me and my family.”
Lambert, who was in the same Liverpool age group as Kevin Nolan and Stephen Warnock, never expected to walk back through those doors.
His hopes of representing the club lay in tatters as a teenager and he embarked on a remarkable journey through the lower leagues with spells at Blackpool, Macclesfield, Stockport, Rochdale, Bristol Rovers and Southampton.
“I remember getting called into the office by Steve Heighway with my dad and him basically saying I had no future at Liverpool,” he said.
“I just don't think I did enough to prove that I was good enough to make the next step which they were looking for the under-16s to under-18s. They could tell early doors that I wasn't going to make that so instead of dragging it out until I was 16 they let me go.
“It wasn’t a shock. I wasn’t one of the better ones in my group. I had only just been kept on six months earlier.
“When I look back, it was probably silly how much it hurt me because I was absolutely devastated. I was 15 and it felt like the end of the world.
“I never had any resentment towards the club. I had total respect for Steve Heighway and I still do. It was his decision. But I always wanted to prove people wrong who have let me go in the past. That has driven me on. But it was never towards the club.”
The call Lambert made to his mum Maureen to tell her he was returning to Merseyside was something he will always treasure.
“My mum always thought that I was the best player and couldn’t understand why I had been let go by Liverpool in the first place,” he added.
“She always believed in me and thought I could be a Premier League player. To tell her I was coming home, out of everyone on the planet, was special because I knew how much it would mean to my parents.
"I've been on some journey in my career but you have to let that go because it’s all about what I do now. I have to get picked, progress with the club and and impress the manager. That’s what matters."
Lambert backs Lallana to be big hit on Merseyside
Rickie Lambert believes fellow new boy Adam Lallana will prove to be a big hit at Liverpool.
The England midfielder followed Lambert to Anfield earlier this summer for £23million.
“When Adam told me Liverpool were interested I knew straight away he could fit in because he plays so many different positions across the line,” Lambert said.
“Even then I was thinking ‘what a great signing’ he will be for Liverpool. That was a while back so it’s a great signing. I would say that if I was a Liverpool player or not. “I’d be really excited about it. It’s early days but I can see how he has fitted in straight away.
“He is a top player. Obviously it’s really disappointing for Southampton to lose a player like that but amazing for Liverpool.”
Lambert and Lallana are set to make their competitive Liverpool debuts against their former club on the opening weekend of the new Premier League season next month.
Lambert added: “That was always going to happen wasn’t it!
“I can’t believe it. It’s going to be emotional enough as it is without playing against a club so close to my heart as Southampton.”
I hope your lot can give Rickie as much respect as we did, he deserves every bit of your support as you can give him. Mess him about and you will get a lot of wrath, not only from Saints supporters.
[quote][p][bold]one in the crowd[/bold] wrote: Rickie Lambert: Time to look beyond sentiment and get down to business Jul 22, 2014 22:22 Boyhood Red returning to Reds 17 years after his dreams were crushed It has undoubtedly been the romantic tale of the summer. Rickie Lambert, the boyhood Red with the Liver Bird tattooed on his shoulder, returning to Liverpool FC 17 years after his dreams were crushed by Academy director Steve Heighway. However, for the 32-year-old from Kirkby there is no longer any room for sentiment. Lambert has his business head on at the club's Boston training camp as he looks to demonstrate exactly why Brendan Rodgers decided to pay Southampton £4million for his services. The England international wasn't brought to Anfield because of his emotional ties to the place but because the manager believes the big frontman can be a vital part of the club's attacking armoury. “It’s a good story and I’m happy talking about it but I think the time has gone past that now,” Lambert said. “Everyone knows how much it means to me and how a lot of Liverpool fans will like the idea of signing a Scouser and a Liverpudlian but it was the simple fact that he (Rodgers) thought I was good enough to be a Liverpool player. “It had no sentiment in it. Football has no place for sentimental things. As soon as you hold on to sentimental things it gets knocked out of you straight away. “It’s about what I do on the pitch, it’s as simple as that and I’m happy with that. “The first game of the season is coming and believe me when I say it that is all I am focusing on. “I want to get myself in the best shape possible. I know when I am fully fit that is when you will see the best of me. “There are more signings to come, which is great for the club, but there is already a great squad here. You see the depth and quality and with a couple more signings, we are only going to be stronger.” Luis Suarez may have left for Barcelona but with Loic Remy on the brink of completing a £8.5million move from Queens Park Rangers there is no shortage of striking competition. Whatever Lambert's role is over the coming season you won't find him banging on Rodgers' office door. He simply wants what he's always wanted – Liverpool Football Club to be successful. “I know it’s a long season coming up and a hell of a lot of games so it’s whatever is in Brendan’s idea of pushing this club on to the next level,” he said. “I’ll be happy with whatever role he has for me. If that’s a starting role or coming off the bench, it's one I’m getting ready for. “I’m 32 so the days of just being happy when I’m playing have gone. I’m looking at the bigger picture. “When I was at Southampton people were saying ‘you’re unhappy at being on the bench’ but I wasn’t. “I started 32 games and it would have been nice maybe not to have started so many and had a fellow striker there to help push the club forward. It’s whatever is best for the club. “Of course I don’t want to be on the bench and not play games but as long as I can see the manager appreciates me and my ability then I’m happy to do whatever.” That appreciation was clear back in August 13 when following his England debut against Scotland, Lambert received a fax from Rodgers congratulating him on his achievement. However, that still didn't stop Lambert from fearing it was a wind-up when he took a call from his agent in May saying Liverpool wanted to sign him. “It was a great touch for Brendan to send that fax and I really appreciated it at the time,” he said. “I think he could see I still followed Liverpool a lot and the club was still close to my heart. “But I wasn't thinking any thoughts about Brendan wanting to sign me. It was just a nice touch for him to recognise a big moment in my career. “The first I knew of Liverpool's interest was five days before I signed. We had the weekend off with England and my wife woke me up to say there was a phone call from my agent. “My first reaction was something along the lines of 'tell them to get lost'. I didn't believe him at first. When I got out of bed properly and listened I realised it was genuine.” Returning to Melwood was a surreal experience for Lambert, who hadn't been back since being released at the age of 15. “To say it was completely different would be an under statement. The building is on the opposite side of Melwood to where it used to be,” he said. “The facilities now are top drawer which you would expect from a club like Liverpool. From the moment I walked in everyone has been superb for me and my family.” Lambert, who was in the same Liverpool age group as Kevin Nolan and Stephen Warnock, never expected to walk back through those doors. His hopes of representing the club lay in tatters as a teenager and he embarked on a remarkable journey through the lower leagues with spells at Blackpool, Macclesfield, Stockport, Rochdale, Bristol Rovers and Southampton. “I remember getting called into the office by Steve Heighway with my dad and him basically saying I had no future at Liverpool,” he said. “I just don't think I did enough to prove that I was good enough to make the next step which they were looking for the under-16s to under-18s. They could tell early doors that I wasn't going to make that so instead of dragging it out until I was 16 they let me go. “It wasn’t a shock. I wasn’t one of the better ones in my group. I had only just been kept on six months earlier. “When I look back, it was probably silly how much it hurt me because I was absolutely devastated. I was 15 and it felt like the end of the world. “I never had any resentment towards the club. I had total respect for Steve Heighway and I still do. It was his decision. But I always wanted to prove people wrong who have let me go in the past. That has driven me on. But it was never towards the club.” The call Lambert made to his mum Maureen to tell her he was returning to Merseyside was something he will always treasure. “My mum always thought that I was the best player and couldn’t understand why I had been let go by Liverpool in the first place,” he added. “She always believed in me and thought I could be a Premier League player. To tell her I was coming home, out of everyone on the planet, was special because I knew how much it would mean to my parents. "I've been on some journey in my career but you have to let that go because it’s all about what I do now. I have to get picked, progress with the club and and impress the manager. That’s what matters." Lambert backs Lallana to be big hit on Merseyside Rickie Lambert believes fellow new boy Adam Lallana will prove to be a big hit at Liverpool. The England midfielder followed Lambert to Anfield earlier this summer for £23million. “When Adam told me Liverpool were interested I knew straight away he could fit in because he plays so many different positions across the line,” Lambert said. “Even then I was thinking ‘what a great signing’ he will be for Liverpool. That was a while back so it’s a great signing. I would say that if I was a Liverpool player or not. “I’d be really excited about it. It’s early days but I can see how he has fitted in straight away. “He is a top player. Obviously it’s really disappointing for Southampton to lose a player like that but amazing for Liverpool.” Lambert and Lallana are set to make their competitive Liverpool debuts against their former club on the opening weekend of the new Premier League season next month. Lambert added: “That was always going to happen wasn’t it! “I can’t believe it. It’s going to be emotional enough as it is without playing against a club so close to my heart as Southampton.”[/p][/quote]I hope your lot can give Rickie as much respect as we did, he deserves every bit of your support as you can give him. Mess him about and you will get a lot of wrath, not only from Saints supporters. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: 0

11:00pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

This is Southampton and we are the Saints wrote:
peregrine73 wrote:
Its becoming clearer that many prospective signings are not going to happen.
Its difficult to attract class players when the overall impression given off by the club is "lack of drive,poor communication and inflated statements of cash available". The club seemed to be trying to appease the fans by giving statements like they don't have to sell anybody,money wil be used for additional players etc. The club are offering rediculous offers for players e.g. Foster valued at 8-9 mill,we offer widely reported 4 mill,again a hoodwinking action to try to disguise the fact that most of the money revieved from sells has gone to the owner.
Its time for fans to same up and realise that we will not be getting anybody else in before the start of the season.After that we will be into panic buying
To shore up a vastly depleted team.
Spot on! Happy clappers are slowly waking up to that fact! Aswell!
Wrong! We are well ahead of the neggies, you underestimate us at your peril. Peregrine I am afraid is talking complete rubbish as you will find out shortly.
[quote][p][bold]This is Southampton and we are the Saints[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]peregrine73[/bold] wrote: Its becoming clearer that many prospective signings are not going to happen. Its difficult to attract class players when the overall impression given off by the club is "lack of drive,poor communication and inflated statements of cash available". The club seemed to be trying to appease the fans by giving statements like they don't have to sell anybody,money wil be used for additional players etc. The club are offering rediculous offers for players e.g. Foster valued at 8-9 mill,we offer widely reported 4 mill,again a hoodwinking action to try to disguise the fact that most of the money revieved from sells has gone to the owner. Its time for fans to same up and realise that we will not be getting anybody else in before the start of the season.After that we will be into panic buying To shore up a vastly depleted team.[/p][/quote]Spot on! Happy clappers are slowly waking up to that fact! Aswell![/p][/quote]Wrong! We are well ahead of the neggies, you underestimate us at your peril. Peregrine I am afraid is talking complete rubbish as you will find out shortly. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -5

11:17pm Wed 23 Jul 14

one in the crowd says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
This is Southampton and we are the Saints wrote:
peregrine73 wrote:
Its becoming clearer that many prospective signings are not going to happen.
Its difficult to attract class players when the overall impression given off by the club is "lack of drive,poor communication and inflated statements of cash available". The club seemed to be trying to appease the fans by giving statements like they don't have to sell anybody,money wil be used for additional players etc. The club are offering rediculous offers for players e.g. Foster valued at 8-9 mill,we offer widely reported 4 mill,again a hoodwinking action to try to disguise the fact that most of the money revieved from sells has gone to the owner.
Its time for fans to same up and realise that we will not be getting anybody else in before the start of the season.After that we will be into panic buying
To shore up a vastly depleted team.
Spot on! Happy clappers are slowly waking up to that fact! Aswell!
Wrong! We are well ahead of the neggies, you underestimate us at your peril. Peregrine I am afraid is talking complete rubbish as you will find out shortly.
If you don't start being successful in your transfer bids signing new players soon, your going to start the new season a few men down, unless of coarse you use your manager as a player / manager supplemented with other player / coaching staff.
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]This is Southampton and we are the Saints[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]peregrine73[/bold] wrote: Its becoming clearer that many prospective signings are not going to happen. Its difficult to attract class players when the overall impression given off by the club is "lack of drive,poor communication and inflated statements of cash available". The club seemed to be trying to appease the fans by giving statements like they don't have to sell anybody,money wil be used for additional players etc. The club are offering rediculous offers for players e.g. Foster valued at 8-9 mill,we offer widely reported 4 mill,again a hoodwinking action to try to disguise the fact that most of the money revieved from sells has gone to the owner. Its time for fans to same up and realise that we will not be getting anybody else in before the start of the season.After that we will be into panic buying To shore up a vastly depleted team.[/p][/quote]Spot on! Happy clappers are slowly waking up to that fact! Aswell![/p][/quote]Wrong! We are well ahead of the neggies, you underestimate us at your peril. Peregrine I am afraid is talking complete rubbish as you will find out shortly.[/p][/quote]If you don't start being successful in your transfer bids signing new players soon, your going to start the new season a few men down, unless of coarse you use your manager as a player / manager supplemented with other player / coaching staff. one in the crowd
  • Score: -3

11:19pm Wed 23 Jul 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

one in the crowd wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
This is Southampton and we are the Saints wrote:
peregrine73 wrote:
Its becoming clearer that many prospective signings are not going to happen.
Its difficult to attract class players when the overall impression given off by the club is "lack of drive,poor communication and inflated statements of cash available". The club seemed to be trying to appease the fans by giving statements like they don't have to sell anybody,money wil be used for additional players etc. The club are offering rediculous offers for players e.g. Foster valued at 8-9 mill,we offer widely reported 4 mill,again a hoodwinking action to try to disguise the fact that most of the money revieved from sells has gone to the owner.
Its time for fans to same up and realise that we will not be getting anybody else in before the start of the season.After that we will be into panic buying
To shore up a vastly depleted team.
Spot on! Happy clappers are slowly waking up to that fact! Aswell!
Wrong! We are well ahead of the neggies, you underestimate us at your peril. Peregrine I am afraid is talking complete rubbish as you will find out shortly.
If you don't start being successful in your transfer bids signing new players soon, your going to start the new season a few men down, unless of coarse you use your manager as a player / manager supplemented with other player / coaching staff.
You have suddenly become an expert on Southampton have you? Wait and see.
[quote][p][bold]one in the crowd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]This is Southampton and we are the Saints[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]peregrine73[/bold] wrote: Its becoming clearer that many prospective signings are not going to happen. Its difficult to attract class players when the overall impression given off by the club is "lack of drive,poor communication and inflated statements of cash available". The club seemed to be trying to appease the fans by giving statements like they don't have to sell anybody,money wil be used for additional players etc. The club are offering rediculous offers for players e.g. Foster valued at 8-9 mill,we offer widely reported 4 mill,again a hoodwinking action to try to disguise the fact that most of the money revieved from sells has gone to the owner. Its time for fans to same up and realise that we will not be getting anybody else in before the start of the season.After that we will be into panic buying To shore up a vastly depleted team.[/p][/quote]Spot on! Happy clappers are slowly waking up to that fact! Aswell![/p][/quote]Wrong! We are well ahead of the neggies, you underestimate us at your peril. Peregrine I am afraid is talking complete rubbish as you will find out shortly.[/p][/quote]If you don't start being successful in your transfer bids signing new players soon, your going to start the new season a few men down, unless of coarse you use your manager as a player / manager supplemented with other player / coaching staff.[/p][/quote]You have suddenly become an expert on Southampton have you? Wait and see. OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: -3

12:32am Thu 24 Jul 14

nomorerumours says...

I simply cannot believe the gross negativity on this site in the last few days. Some of you should be totally ashamed of yourselves. I've supported Saints for over 50 years. I feel that the board and RK are doing a great job in the most difficult circumstances. They are trying to hold the team together and I believe they are being really active in the transfer market. Ignore the rumours in the press and let them go about their business. Be patient - we will have another 5 or 6 quality signings done and dusted before the window closes. Probably, 2 or 3 of them in the next 2 weeks. There are a few decent posters on here, like Ospreysaint but the rest of you are giving them a really hard time. It seems that this site s now sabotaged with thumbs down marking just for the sake of it. I am completly sane and I sincerely believe that RK will mould our new team very quickly into a highly competetive outfit and get the very best out of all of them with another top 10 finish. I also believe that RK will at least see his 3 year contract out and we will not see a repeat of this summer's exodus. With the shrewd purchases and more academy players coming on stream, the otlook for our club has never been brighter. Now, let's stop all this in fighting and let the management get on with their job and we can all focus on the various qualities of prospective new players.
I simply cannot believe the gross negativity on this site in the last few days. Some of you should be totally ashamed of yourselves. I've supported Saints for over 50 years. I feel that the board and RK are doing a great job in the most difficult circumstances. They are trying to hold the team together and I believe they are being really active in the transfer market. Ignore the rumours in the press and let them go about their business. Be patient - we will have another 5 or 6 quality signings done and dusted before the window closes. Probably, 2 or 3 of them in the next 2 weeks. There are a few decent posters on here, like Ospreysaint but the rest of you are giving them a really hard time. It seems that this site s now sabotaged with thumbs down marking just for the sake of it. I am completly sane and I sincerely believe that RK will mould our new team very quickly into a highly competetive outfit and get the very best out of all of them with another top 10 finish. I also believe that RK will at least see his 3 year contract out and we will not see a repeat of this summer's exodus. With the shrewd purchases and more academy players coming on stream, the otlook for our club has never been brighter. Now, let's stop all this in fighting and let the management get on with their job and we can all focus on the various qualities of prospective new players. nomorerumours
  • Score: -2

6:10am Thu 24 Jul 14

Sammy2sheds says...

Baddesley Bill wrote:
Seems to me that a minority doom n gloomers and skates have attempted to choke this forum with nothing but negativity and bile.

An old boss of mine once said "don't come to me with problems...come to me with solutions". I stopped whining after that and got on with the job in hand with some kind of positivity. It worked tbf.

BTW he also said "Pompey FOAD!" on a regular basis.

...he was a wise old fella my old boss. :O)
So your boss was Napoleon? How old are you bill?
[quote][p][bold]Baddesley Bill[/bold] wrote: Seems to me that a minority doom n gloomers and skates have attempted to choke this forum with nothing but negativity and bile. An old boss of mine once said "don't come to me with problems...come to me with solutions". I stopped whining after that and got on with the job in hand with some kind of positivity. It worked tbf. BTW he also said "Pompey FOAD!" on a regular basis. ...he was a wise old fella my old boss. :O)[/p][/quote]So your boss was Napoleon? How old are you bill? Sammy2sheds
  • Score: 1

7:47am Thu 24 Jul 14

Rising_Son says...

Sammy2sheds wrote:
Baddesley Bill wrote:
Seems to me that a minority doom n gloomers and skates have attempted to choke this forum with nothing but negativity and bile.

An old boss of mine once said "don't come to me with problems...come to me with solutions". I stopped whining after that and got on with the job in hand with some kind of positivity. It worked tbf.

BTW he also said "Pompey FOAD!" on a regular basis.

...he was a wise old fella my old boss. :O)
So your boss was Napoleon? How old are you bill?
What is your evidence that his boss was Napoleon?
[quote][p][bold]Sammy2sheds[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Baddesley Bill[/bold] wrote: Seems to me that a minority doom n gloomers and skates have attempted to choke this forum with nothing but negativity and bile. An old boss of mine once said "don't come to me with problems...come to me with solutions". I stopped whining after that and got on with the job in hand with some kind of positivity. It worked tbf. BTW he also said "Pompey FOAD!" on a regular basis. ...he was a wise old fella my old boss. :O)[/p][/quote]So your boss was Napoleon? How old are you bill?[/p][/quote]What is your evidence that his boss was Napoleon? Rising_Son
  • Score: 0

8:29am Thu 24 Jul 14

jls217 says...

one in the crowd wrote:
Rodgers insists Liverpool will not be held to ransom with their transfer targets

Jul 23, 2014 22:30

Even after sale of Luis Suarez to Barcelona for £75million

Brendan Rodgers has warned rival clubs that Liverpool FC won't pay over the odds for talent this summer.
The manager's transfer kitty has been swelled by the sale of Luis Suarez to Barcelona for £75million.
However, Rodgers insists despite that windfall the club's approach to deals remains the same – they place a value on a target and won't exceed that figure in negotiations.
Loic Remy, who has linked up with the squad in Boston, will become the Reds' fifth summer signing in a £8.5million move from Queens Park Rangers after they triggered his release clause.
But Liverpool have been frustrated in their attempts to land other targets such as left-back Alberto Moreno with Sevilla having repeatedly upped their demands for the Spain international.
“If clubs sense there is an opportunity to get more out of us it won’t happen,” Rodgers said.
“We are very unified in how we work in that way. We have a value for a player and most clubs have been sensible.
“There has been a lot of work. There's hardly been a break for the staff over the off season, flying through Europe, speaking with players and looking at targets.
“But generally the prices we've paid was the value we put on them. I would not want the club to pay more than a value just to get someone in.”
Buying Remy will take Liverpool's summer spending past the £65million mark following the acquisition of Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana, Emre Can and Lazar Markovic.
Lazar Markovic
It was always going to be a busy window for the Reds as Rodgers looks to assemble a squad capable of coping with the demands of Champions League football.
But the exit of Suarez has vastly increased the amount of cash available for signings. With that unprecedented war chest for a Liverpool manager comes great responsibility to ensure it's spent wisely.
“I have always said at every club I’ve been at that the club’s money is my money. I work for the club,” Rodgers said.
“I’m there to serve the club and run it the best I possibly can on the field and work with the owners off it. They know I push to get the best players to come in and they gain the trust with how we work.
“There is money available but we know that spending money does not always guarantee success.
“Last January everyone was crying out that we needed more signings. We never signed anyone. Okay, we might have done with one or two but it was not a major factor in us not winning the title.
“You only spend the money if the players are there. The great thing with the owners is the money is there if the right players are available. What we can’t do is spend for the sake of it.
“The players we’ve brought in were players we wanted anyway. It was well documented that our squad last year was too thin so we needed to bring in a number of players to get that level and depth up.”
With Liverpool hopeful of wrapping up a £20million deal for Southampton centre-back Dejan Lovren and Rodgers still trying to strengthen his full-back options, it promises to be a busy few weeks.
There is a school of thought that the Reds need a 'marquee' signing to truly fill the void left by Suarez but the manager has a plan and won't deviate from it.
“Our signings are strategic signings. They are not just names,” he said.
“They must all fit into the purpose of the team, but of course we want them to make a contribution. If that means we do not spend all the money or the net spend is the same then so be it.
“The character is important. It is not just about the player, but the right type of person. I want players that are committed to the cause to make Liverpool the best they can be.
“I want players resting when they should be resting, training hard and working hard and focusing on their life as footballers.
“The types we have brought in are those types, as well as those we already have in the squad who have been brilliant. It is footballing qualities and also human qualities we want.”
Eyebrows were raised at the size of the fee Liverpool handed over to Southampton for Lallana.
Rodgers admits there is a premium to be paid for English talent but he has no doubts that it will prove to be £23million well spent.
“For British players across the board there is always that,” he said. “We paid what we thought he was worth. We would not go higher than we thought he was worth.
“I spoke to enough people about him and have seen enough of him, and know enough people who had seen him and played with him to know he would be a great signing for us.
“I have no qualms about it. The value of British players is always pushed up because of the home grown rule.
“Adam is a great boy. The types of players we bring in will have the profile of what we want so the transition should be smooth.
“Of course it is is going to be strange for them at times coming into a new team, but you see it with him straight away he presses for the ball when he does not have it and he has got beautiful balance.
“He can score goals and create goals. He is a wonderful footballer. I have been impressed by his mentality and character.
“We are bringing in players who I believe will really contribute for us.
“Emre Can has the pace and the power. He has played in the Champions League and has good experience for a young player.
“Markovic – the talent is there with him. He will contribute as will Lallana and Lambert.
“When we play in the Champions League in the week I need to know I have players who I can put in and they will contribute.”
Yeah thanks for that so grindingly, mindumbingly interesting I might read it again sometime in the distant future.
[quote][p][bold]one in the crowd[/bold] wrote: Rodgers insists Liverpool will not be held to ransom with their transfer targets Jul 23, 2014 22:30 Even after sale of Luis Suarez to Barcelona for £75million Brendan Rodgers has warned rival clubs that Liverpool FC won't pay over the odds for talent this summer. The manager's transfer kitty has been swelled by the sale of Luis Suarez to Barcelona for £75million. However, Rodgers insists despite that windfall the club's approach to deals remains the same – they place a value on a target and won't exceed that figure in negotiations. Loic Remy, who has linked up with the squad in Boston, will become the Reds' fifth summer signing in a £8.5million move from Queens Park Rangers after they triggered his release clause. But Liverpool have been frustrated in their attempts to land other targets such as left-back Alberto Moreno with Sevilla having repeatedly upped their demands for the Spain international. “If clubs sense there is an opportunity to get more out of us it won’t happen,” Rodgers said. “We are very unified in how we work in that way. We have a value for a player and most clubs have been sensible. “There has been a lot of work. There's hardly been a break for the staff over the off season, flying through Europe, speaking with players and looking at targets. “But generally the prices we've paid was the value we put on them. I would not want the club to pay more than a value just to get someone in.” Buying Remy will take Liverpool's summer spending past the £65million mark following the acquisition of Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana, Emre Can and Lazar Markovic. Lazar Markovic It was always going to be a busy window for the Reds as Rodgers looks to assemble a squad capable of coping with the demands of Champions League football. But the exit of Suarez has vastly increased the amount of cash available for signings. With that unprecedented war chest for a Liverpool manager comes great responsibility to ensure it's spent wisely. “I have always said at every club I’ve been at that the club’s money is my money. I work for the club,” Rodgers said. “I’m there to serve the club and run it the best I possibly can on the field and work with the owners off it. They know I push to get the best players to come in and they gain the trust with how we work. “There is money available but we know that spending money does not always guarantee success. “Last January everyone was crying out that we needed more signings. We never signed anyone. Okay, we might have done with one or two but it was not a major factor in us not winning the title. “You only spend the money if the players are there. The great thing with the owners is the money is there if the right players are available. What we can’t do is spend for the sake of it. “The players we’ve brought in were players we wanted anyway. It was well documented that our squad last year was too thin so we needed to bring in a number of players to get that level and depth up.” With Liverpool hopeful of wrapping up a £20million deal for Southampton centre-back Dejan Lovren and Rodgers still trying to strengthen his full-back options, it promises to be a busy few weeks. There is a school of thought that the Reds need a 'marquee' signing to truly fill the void left by Suarez but the manager has a plan and won't deviate from it. “Our signings are strategic signings. They are not just names,” he said. “They must all fit into the purpose of the team, but of course we want them to make a contribution. If that means we do not spend all the money or the net spend is the same then so be it. “The character is important. It is not just about the player, but the right type of person. I want players that are committed to the cause to make Liverpool the best they can be. “I want players resting when they should be resting, training hard and working hard and focusing on their life as footballers. “The types we have brought in are those types, as well as those we already have in the squad who have been brilliant. It is footballing qualities and also human qualities we want.” Eyebrows were raised at the size of the fee Liverpool handed over to Southampton for Lallana. Rodgers admits there is a premium to be paid for English talent but he has no doubts that it will prove to be £23million well spent. “For British players across the board there is always that,” he said. “We paid what we thought he was worth. We would not go higher than we thought he was worth. “I spoke to enough people about him and have seen enough of him, and know enough people who had seen him and played with him to know he would be a great signing for us. “I have no qualms about it. The value of British players is always pushed up because of the home grown rule. “Adam is a great boy. The types of players we bring in will have the profile of what we want so the transition should be smooth. “Of course it is is going to be strange for them at times coming into a new team, but you see it with him straight away he presses for the ball when he does not have it and he has got beautiful balance. “He can score goals and create goals. He is a wonderful footballer. I have been impressed by his mentality and character. “We are bringing in players who I believe will really contribute for us. “Emre Can has the pace and the power. He has played in the Champions League and has good experience for a young player. “Markovic – the talent is there with him. He will contribute as will Lallana and Lambert. “When we play in the Champions League in the week I need to know I have players who I can put in and they will contribute.”[/p][/quote]Yeah thanks for that so grindingly, mindumbingly interesting I might read it again sometime in the distant future. jls217
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8:54am Thu 24 Jul 14

Clever Dick says...

one in the crowd wrote:
Rodgers insists Liverpool will not be held to ransom with their transfer targets

Jul 23, 2014 22:30

Even after sale of Luis Suarez to Barcelona for £75million

Brendan Rodgers has warned rival clubs that Liverpool FC won't pay over the odds for talent this summer.
The manager's transfer kitty has been swelled by the sale of Luis Suarez to Barcelona for £75million.
However, Rodgers insists despite that windfall the club's approach to deals remains the same – they place a value on a target and won't exceed that figure in negotiations.
Loic Remy, who has linked up with the squad in Boston, will become the Reds' fifth summer signing in a £8.5million move from Queens Park Rangers after they triggered his release clause.
But Liverpool have been frustrated in their attempts to land other targets such as left-back Alberto Moreno with Sevilla having repeatedly upped their demands for the Spain international.
“If clubs sense there is an opportunity to get more out of us it won’t happen,” Rodgers said.
“We are very unified in how we work in that way. We have a value for a player and most clubs have been sensible.
“There has been a lot of work. There's hardly been a break for the staff over the off season, flying through Europe, speaking with players and looking at targets.
“But generally the prices we've paid was the value we put on them. I would not want the club to pay more than a value just to get someone in.”
Buying Remy will take Liverpool's summer spending past the £65million mark following the acquisition of Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana, Emre Can and Lazar Markovic.
Lazar Markovic
It was always going to be a busy window for the Reds as Rodgers looks to assemble a squad capable of coping with the demands of Champions League football.
But the exit of Suarez has vastly increased the amount of cash available for signings. With that unprecedented war chest for a Liverpool manager comes great responsibility to ensure it's spent wisely.
“I have always said at every club I’ve been at that the club’s money is my money. I work for the club,” Rodgers said.
“I’m there to serve the club and run it the best I possibly can on the field and work with the owners off it. They know I push to get the best players to come in and they gain the trust with how we work.
“There is money available but we know that spending money does not always guarantee success.
“Last January everyone was crying out that we needed more signings. We never signed anyone. Okay, we might have done with one or two but it was not a major factor in us not winning the title.
“You only spend the money if the players are there. The great thing with the owners is the money is there if the right players are available. What we can’t do is spend for the sake of it.
“The players we’ve brought in were players we wanted anyway. It was well documented that our squad last year was too thin so we needed to bring in a number of players to get that level and depth up.”
With Liverpool hopeful of wrapping up a £20million deal for Southampton centre-back Dejan Lovren and Rodgers still trying to strengthen his full-back options, it promises to be a busy few weeks.
There is a school of thought that the Reds need a 'marquee' signing to truly fill the void left by Suarez but the manager has a plan and won't deviate from it.
“Our signings are strategic signings. They are not just names,” he said.
“They must all fit into the purpose of the team, but of course we want them to make a contribution. If that means we do not spend all the money or the net spend is the same then so be it.
“The character is important. It is not just about the player, but the right type of person. I want players that are committed to the cause to make Liverpool the best they can be.
“I want players resting when they should be resting, training hard and working hard and focusing on their life as footballers.
“The types we have brought in are those types, as well as those we already have in the squad who have been brilliant. It is footballing qualities and also human qualities we want.”
Eyebrows were raised at the size of the fee Liverpool handed over to Southampton for Lallana.
Rodgers admits there is a premium to be paid for English talent but he has no doubts that it will prove to be £23million well spent.
“For British players across the board there is always that,” he said. “We paid what we thought he was worth. We would not go higher than we thought he was worth.
“I spoke to enough people about him and have seen enough of him, and know enough people who had seen him and played with him to know he would be a great signing for us.
“I have no qualms about it. The value of British players is always pushed up because of the home grown rule.
“Adam is a great boy. The types of players we bring in will have the profile of what we want so the transition should be smooth.
“Of course it is is going to be strange for them at times coming into a new team, but you see it with him straight away he presses for the ball when he does not have it and he has got beautiful balance.
“He can score goals and create goals. He is a wonderful footballer. I have been impressed by his mentality and character.
“We are bringing in players who I believe will really contribute for us.
“Emre Can has the pace and the power. He has played in the Champions League and has good experience for a young player.
“Markovic – the talent is there with him. He will contribute as will Lallana and Lambert.
“When we play in the Champions League in the week I need to know I have players who I can put in and they will contribute.”
Looking forward to you getting the sack Brenda after spending all the Bugs Bunny cash and not gettng anybody in to get you the goals and assists he did.
[quote][p][bold]one in the crowd[/bold] wrote: Rodgers insists Liverpool will not be held to ransom with their transfer targets Jul 23, 2014 22:30 Even after sale of Luis Suarez to Barcelona for £75million Brendan Rodgers has warned rival clubs that Liverpool FC won't pay over the odds for talent this summer. The manager's transfer kitty has been swelled by the sale of Luis Suarez to Barcelona for £75million. However, Rodgers insists despite that windfall the club's approach to deals remains the same – they place a value on a target and won't exceed that figure in negotiations. Loic Remy, who has linked up with the squad in Boston, will become the Reds' fifth summer signing in a £8.5million move from Queens Park Rangers after they triggered his release clause. But Liverpool have been frustrated in their attempts to land other targets such as left-back Alberto Moreno with Sevilla having repeatedly upped their demands for the Spain international. “If clubs sense there is an opportunity to get more out of us it won’t happen,” Rodgers said. “We are very unified in how we work in that way. We have a value for a player and most clubs have been sensible. “There has been a lot of work. There's hardly been a break for the staff over the off season, flying through Europe, speaking with players and looking at targets. “But generally the prices we've paid was the value we put on them. I would not want the club to pay more than a value just to get someone in.” Buying Remy will take Liverpool's summer spending past the £65million mark following the acquisition of Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana, Emre Can and Lazar Markovic. Lazar Markovic It was always going to be a busy window for the Reds as Rodgers looks to assemble a squad capable of coping with the demands of Champions League football. But the exit of Suarez has vastly increased the amount of cash available for signings. With that unprecedented war chest for a Liverpool manager comes great responsibility to ensure it's spent wisely. “I have always said at every club I’ve been at that the club’s money is my money. I work for the club,” Rodgers said. “I’m there to serve the club and run it the best I possibly can on the field and work with the owners off it. They know I push to get the best players to come in and they gain the trust with how we work. “There is money available but we know that spending money does not always guarantee success. “Last January everyone was crying out that we needed more signings. We never signed anyone. Okay, we might have done with one or two but it was not a major factor in us not winning the title. “You only spend the money if the players are there. The great thing with the owners is the money is there if the right players are available. What we can’t do is spend for the sake of it. “The players we’ve brought in were players we wanted anyway. It was well documented that our squad last year was too thin so we needed to bring in a number of players to get that level and depth up.” With Liverpool hopeful of wrapping up a £20million deal for Southampton centre-back Dejan Lovren and Rodgers still trying to strengthen his full-back options, it promises to be a busy few weeks. There is a school of thought that the Reds need a 'marquee' signing to truly fill the void left by Suarez but the manager has a plan and won't deviate from it. “Our signings are strategic signings. They are not just names,” he said. “They must all fit into the purpose of the team, but of course we want them to make a contribution. If that means we do not spend all the money or the net spend is the same then so be it. “The character is important. It is not just about the player, but the right type of person. I want players that are committed to the cause to make Liverpool the best they can be. “I want players resting when they should be resting, training hard and working hard and focusing on their life as footballers. “The types we have brought in are those types, as well as those we already have in the squad who have been brilliant. It is footballing qualities and also human qualities we want.” Eyebrows were raised at the size of the fee Liverpool handed over to Southampton for Lallana. Rodgers admits there is a premium to be paid for English talent but he has no doubts that it will prove to be £23million well spent. “For British players across the board there is always that,” he said. “We paid what we thought he was worth. We would not go higher than we thought he was worth. “I spoke to enough people about him and have seen enough of him, and know enough people who had seen him and played with him to know he would be a great signing for us. “I have no qualms about it. The value of British players is always pushed up because of the home grown rule. “Adam is a great boy. The types of players we bring in will have the profile of what we want so the transition should be smooth. “Of course it is is going to be strange for them at times coming into a new team, but you see it with him straight away he presses for the ball when he does not have it and he has got beautiful balance. “He can score goals and create goals. He is a wonderful footballer. I have been impressed by his mentality and character. “We are bringing in players who I believe will really contribute for us. “Emre Can has the pace and the power. He has played in the Champions League and has good experience for a young player. “Markovic – the talent is there with him. He will contribute as will Lallana and Lambert. “When we play in the Champions League in the week I need to know I have players who I can put in and they will contribute.”[/p][/quote]Looking forward to you getting the sack Brenda after spending all the Bugs Bunny cash and not gettng anybody in to get you the goals and assists he did. Clever Dick
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