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13 Apr 2019 16:51:30
Surely that's us safe now! Huge win, thought we had a chance given how low Wolves must have felt after last weekend. Eight clear of Cardiff and Brighton dropping like a stone - their match on Tuesday is a bit of a Swansea-Saints last season I feel. Given who they both have to play, they aren't both catching.

Newcastle, Watford, West Ham, Bournemouth and Huddersfield left. We'll have plenty in the bank. We aren't going down. Now let's get a good replacement for Krueger in and start getting immersed into the scouting of summer recruits. Give Ralph everything that he wants! The man is a hero.

Here's to a great 2019/ 20 season. Onwards and upwards.

COYS.

SaintGGsy

1.) 14 Apr 2019 09:16:16
Hi giggsy,

Great performance from the whole team, I agree we are practically safe, let's just play out the last few games with the same spirit! I think the summer will be interesting, I am not predicting many players coming in as there are so many loan issues to be resolved. I raise a possible contentious issue, I am a great admirer of Danny Ings but I fear is he genuinely fit enough long term to commit £20m to buy him? We haven't had him fit for the whole season and I genuinely like him but we cannot afford to carry another potential injury worry. Anyone else with the same concerns? As always coyr. Regards vs.


2.) 14 Apr 2019 10:27:31
His transfer is mandatory if what I read at the time was correct, so we don't have a choice.

Either way, I'd say its worth it. He showed his quality again yesterday - players like that are hard to find. We need to find another as it is (I don't expect Austin to be here next year, or think that he should, and if Long stays it needs to be as our 3rd) .

I think a healthy Danny Ings has 20 goals in him playing in the side I saw play yesterday. There are questions over his ability to stay healthy, but I'll take that over whoever else we'd bring in, who'd likely have questions over their actual ability!


3.) 14 Apr 2019 10:44:10
I agree - he was fantastic yesterday. Hopefully Ralph can keep him fit but I think it’s an obligation to buy so we will have to see - given a long rest maybe he can fully recooperate.

No doubt that we need another RB, probably a CB, and a forward or two. We’ve already expressed interest in Maehle and Adams - hopefully those two for £15m, plus profits if we sell Clasie, Forster, maybe Lemina, and probably Boufal and Carrillo will balance the books to get in some more resources.

I think we could see some academy products begin to come through now - Klarer has been immense for the U23s (still only 19/ 20 I think), and he’s Austrian - maybe Ralph can work some magic there.

But regardless - give Ralph a ten year contract, give him as much money as you can find, let him mould his team - the groundwork has already been laid - and we can be next season’s Wolves (or a 2015/ 16 Saints if you will) - challenge for cups, give the top six teams a real go and see how far up the table we can get.


4.) 20 Apr 2019 19:17:29
Think we are still in danger. We probably need to win 1 game and draw 2 to be safe.


 

 

12 Apr 2019 11:58:07
Krueger has 'departed' the club.
People were calling for him, Hughes and Reed to go, now they have.
Wonder what's happening behind the scenes now then. Is the summer war chest being readied?

SaintGGsy

1.) 12 Apr 2019 15:39:37
I'd love to think Mitchell was being brought "home" and given the reigns but maybe that's a little optimistic.


2.) 13 Apr 2019 06:09:42
Would love to see Phil Giles of Brentford to come in some capacity.


 

 

10 Mar 2019 22:39:39
I think it's all down to us, Burnley and Cardiff - looking at run ins, Newcastle, Palace and Brighton will probably just about have enough, but Burnley and Cardiff have quite frankly vile finishes to the season compared to us.

Burnley have Leicester, Wolves, Bournemouth and Cardiff before they finish with Chelsea, City, Everton and Arsenal - they may well nick 2 or 3 points from those final four but from the next three only maybe 3 or 4 - that'll give them about 36 excluding the Cardiff home game.

Cardiff have Chelsea and City in their next two before Burnley, finishing with Liverpool, Fulham, Palace, Brighton and United - they'll probably beat Fulham and maybe Palace at home if that's do or die, which leaves them with 34 excluding the Burnley game.

That means 37 points minimum will grant safety - 38 for sure, 34 if Burnley beat Cardiff (GD is far superior), so we need 8 from 8 at worst, four at best. Brighton away will now be tough - if we turn up we win, if we don't we lose, anything in between and it'll probably be a draw. I'd love to give Liverpool a game, especially if it dents their title chances - VVD own goal would be lovely - but we will most likely not get anything.

Wolves home and Newcastle away are games we can quite easily win or lose, but it'd expect our next four form guide to be DLDL. Thankfully after that we play four teams with nothing to play for - BOU h, WAT a, WHU a and HUD h - could win all four, I'd expect us to win the home games, and probably nick a draw somewhere, which is 39 and safety.

I think Ralph will see us home - I think we will win at least two of our last four home games and WAT a, WHU a, BHA a and NEW a are games we should be looking to get something from. The last ten days have been huge - 6pts from 3 games without Danny, and seeing how we're playing I don't see us being relegated now.

And if that is the case, I am so excited about next season - if Ralph gets the players he wants, I think it could be us, Wolves and maybe Leicester challenging for potentially a Europa league spot, and maybe another cup run to boot.

Also delighted to see the pages so quiet the last couple weeks - that can only mean we're playing well and aren't baying for blood!

SaintGGsy

1.) 11 Mar 2019 09:57:17
I don't really want to predict our results anymore. After we only took 2 points from Palace, Burnley and Cardiff. 3 results that could have defined our season. I don't want it to be like last season where other teams results define our fate. I think the result on Saturday was brilliant. I'm hoping we can get more results like this, I wouldn't be surprised if RH keeps the same team that scored the two goals against Spurs for the next run of games. We don't have an out and out striker anymore to rely on goals and it's going to be risky relying on JWP to score most of our goals forward, we just need good moves and someone at the end of it, i. e. Valery on Saturday.

We play best against the top teams that want to come and play football and control the game. Leaving our midfield to press and win the balls in good positions on the field and then break from there. Teams that sit back with players in numbers are the teams that we struggle against hence why we only took a couple of points from the teams around us.


2.) 11 Mar 2019 11:01:52
I still think that we can hit the magic 40 points. 3 wins and a draw from our last 8 games is more than possible. Huddersfield and Fulham already have one foot in the championship so it's down to one of 4 in my opinion as I still think that Brighton could slip up. If we keep playing like we did against United and second half against Spurs I'm sure that we'll be OK.


3.) 11 Mar 2019 15:25:11
I agree - that’s why I’m happy with our fixtures Jay. Hopefully midtable teams running out the season will have a bit of a hung ho attitude to go and try and play attractive football instead of hanging back, that’s where we could prosper - especially at West Ham and Watford to come.


4.) 13 Mar 2019 23:19:43
I think we'll cock up against Brighton; they always see us as the "South Coast Derby" and in comparison, we like to hug them as they are miles away and really don't know what a derby is! 0 points in my opinion.


 

 

28 Feb 2019 10:37:47
Absolutely immense performance last night. HUGE win. Granted Fulham were poor and the fans lost it when Cairney was subbed off I thought we took full advantage and managed the game perfectly.

Bertrand was brilliant down the left teaming up with Redmond - very pleased with their link up play. All three CBs were awesome - Ings back in when fit and that should be our team for the run in.

Thought Valery was brilliant as well, the midfield three were superb and Austin was definitely the odd man outfitness wise but he did a job, caused problems and that's why I wanted him to play - even just having a forward to get amongst the opposition defence caused them problems and if he can give a few 50/ 60 min performances hopefully that will all the void Ings has left.

I must say Long was pretty dire when he came on but Fulham never looked like scoring and we never really gave them a chance. If we could nick a draw in either of our next two to set up Brighton away that should put us in a good place.

Out of the bottom 3, let's keep it that way now. If we could beat Brighton that'd well and truly suck them into it as well.

SaintGGsy

1.) 01 Mar 2019 08:02:00
To anyone at the game, And also the eds, what is your opinion of cairney? He seemed to be one of there best players last season in getting promoted but hasn't done a lot this season. has he been misused or is he just not up to premier league standard? I always thought he was the type of creative midfielder that we lacked, having seen a lot of championship highlights of Fulham last year. any info would be great.

{Ed001's Note - he missed a chunk with injury mate. He is only just getting going but has been one of their better players.}


2.) 01 Mar 2019 09:24:28
Ranieri played him on the right and the Fulham fans weren’t happy. I think they see him as their creative spark but I can’t remember seeing him play at CAM (favoured position) at all this season.
I don’t think it’s helped that their defence has been so poor - after Jokanovic’s misgivings Ranieri tried to shore up defence by playing a very defensive 4-3-3 to stop shafting goals but that’s just restrained the attack - they had about three meaningful attempts all game.
If Fulham go down he’s definitely someone I think we could be looking at - he has the quality when played in the right position and fits our mould. Don’t think he’s been given the best opportunities this season.


3.) 01 Mar 2019 17:12:06
Cheers ED.
Ggsy they're definitely going down, so maybe he'd be available at a decent price. Would add creativity in the middle/ number 10. I'd take him, 2 new cbs a striker and a pacy left footed winger.

{Ed001's Note - very welcome MS.}


4.) 01 Mar 2019 20:15:12
May be getting a bit ahead of myself but if we could stay up there’d be decent signings to be made out of Fulham - they’d have to sell given their exploits in the summer. Cairney, Seri, Mitrovic, Sessegnon. Not saying they’d necessarily suit us but would be available at discount prices and would want PL football. maybe something to look into.


5.) 01 Mar 2019 20:48:04
I don't know if mitrovic would suit our style or not but I do like him. I'm not bothered about sessegnon, think he would still cost mental money. Seri hasn't really done a lot and still cost 25 million so I would pass on him. I think they look worse than average and overpaid on players, some of which we were in for but made the right decision not to get involved with for the moment quoted.


6.) 01 Mar 2019 20:48:15
*money quoted.


7.) 01 Mar 2019 22:34:26
I'd take Mitrovic over Austin or Ings but I don't think anyone else in Fulham's squad is better than we already have. Surely the idea is to purchase players better than those you have and it looks like this Fulham squad is going down so not too many top players there.


8.) 04 Mar 2019 08:00:32
Sessengnon would be awesome - maybe the fact that he's failed to set the PL alight would give us a shot at getting him. Still likely to cost more than we'd spend, though.

Cairney would definitely be worth a look, as would Mitrovic. Can't decide if Mitro would fit our play though; we've lacked a strong presence up top since Pelle but I sense Hassenhutl would prefer pace and work rate up top.


 

 

25 Feb 2019 12:32:49
Think the next two days will define our future. If Cardiff better our result we're pretty much done for. If we win and Cardiff don't I hope the mental boost of being outside the bottom three will help us to potentially nab something against Tottenham and United (whose injury list is a pleasant bonus) .

After that we face Liverpool and Wolves at home and have six more fixtures against the 'others' - all of these are matches we should be looking to get something from.

I don't think anyone can deny that having only taken 3 points from 12 against HUD, FUL and CAR this far, Wednesday is a must must must win. This would be my XI in a 3-4-1-2 (I can't see Ralph now going to 4 at the back so I'd hope we play a back THREE as opposed to a FIVE and be more positive;

Gunn; Vestergaard Bednarek Yoshida; JWP Romeu Højbjerg Bertrand; Armstrong; Redmond Austin

Yes Austin hasn't been in the best of form and isn't Ralph's cup of tea but we need to play a proper striker against a weak Fulham defence and he is the best option we have. And he has a knack for scoring big goals. I don't want Valery playing against Fulham's wide men which is their strength right now and I think JWP can do a job there in such an important game. He'll also give his all.

Stephens can't be near the side after his recent performances and Yosh has to come back in. He played so well in the Asian cup. I'd then have Sims, Gallagher and Targett to potentially come off the bench for Armstrong, Austin and Bertrand which would potentially give us flexibility to move to a 4-3-3 if we need it.

It'll be my first home game of the Ralph era and I've never seen Saints lose to anyone except Liverpool or Utd in 47 attempts so here's hoping the good luck continues 🤞.

SaintGGsy

1.) 26 Feb 2019 04:59:10
Just my opinion, but Bertrand has done pretty much nothing during last two years. Valery and Targett should definitely start to me. So, Valery and Targett for Bertrand and Austin. Subs: McCarthy, Stephens, Sims, Johnson, N'Lundulu, Austin, Slattery. I can't imagine situation, where we'd need Long, Bertrand or Moi in this game.


2.) 26 Feb 2019 18:34:09
We have to go 4-2-2-2 this game, surely. Get Austin up with Redmond. Armstrong and jwp behind. Hojbjerg and romeu in front of a back 4 with valery-bednarek-vestergaard-targett. High line, Gunn in goal to sweep. We HAVE to take the game to Fulham, we probably HAVE to score more than once, and we HAVE to win. No other result will do.


3.) 26 Feb 2019 20:23:15
I would love love LOVE to see that side played. It’s just whether Ralph has the cojones to go for it. I think if we see that team put out the crowd will be right up for it. The management, the team and the fans need to be positive, I think Cardiff everyone was too timid from the off, we need to be right up for it from the get go. Here’s hoping Everton do us a favour tonight but only a win will do.


 

 

 

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05 Apr 2019 23:05:43
It's a cruel, cruel game. We were superb in the first half hour, deserved our lead. Long missed a sitter but I'm amazed he scored one anyway. Ralph got the tactics spot on in the first half - their goal was offside but only in the first phase (apparently VAR wouldn't have ruled that out anyway), and we were hanging on by half time.

Second half again superb, countering and pressing with high energy and pace - Redmond, Hojbjerg and Romeu were immense. Then to get caught on the counter from a corner is just sloppy - two go in for the same ball and suddenly it's 4 on 3 and Salah showed his quality with a great finish. The third just comes from turning off and trying to push the game.

Liverpool in the end showed the mettle of a championship chasing side - my dad (Liverpool fan) was incredibly relieved to see the full time whistle go and thought we deserved something.

I think we will be absolutely fine if we continue to play like that - no more games against top six sides and we're definitely going to win another game, and I can't see Cardiff winning three more. Fancy BOU H and a draw with WAT or WOL, one of whom will be coming off an FA cup semi final defeat.

Also good to see us lose such an attacking threat with only Long up top - I think Ralph will begin putting together a very good side this summer - a few quality additions will see us back to the Koeman days hopefully.

A painful night but onwards and upwards.

SaintGGsy

1.) 06 Apr 2019 09:32:29
Thought we played really well. First half hour Liverpool were scared of us. Our counter attacking was superb, with neat interchanges and speed bursting forward. We just lacked a little bit of. quality up top. Long did ok, but his first touch is obviously shocking and he should have made it 2-0 really.
In all though I can't fault us. did think it was a bit reckless leaving only Bertrand back on our corner and then sims losing the ball. Lack of experience there, he should have just shot or played it wide. Bertrand did well to hold salah up and prevent the ball to. firmino. in the end Liverpool JUST had a little more about them than us, but I am hugely impressed with how we played.
Ings back and hopefully gets a full run of games till the end of the of the season. We will be fine. Hopefully build in the summer with a few additions but not much more needed in my opinion. We need to sell more than we need to buy.


2.) 06 Apr 2019 17:18:05
Definitely think an experienced defender such as Bertie would have tried to block Salahs shot for the second goal. He was literally right there. Even his leg hairs probably would have been enough.


3.) 08 Apr 2019 14:54:40
I think it is a bit harsh to blame Bertrand for the goal. Firmino made a great run on the outside and would have been through if Bertrand had tried to tackle Salah. It was a great break from winning the ball back on the edge of their own area. one day Ralph will have us playing the same way! So much better to be going for the win in the last 10 minutes and getting caught than trying to park the bus and losing in extra time!


 

 

30 Mar 2019 17:14:24
WAHOOOOOOOO

AWESOME! Can we never sell PEH and never sack Ralph. Immense immense performance - away clean sheet, and now we've dragged several teams back into it if Cardiff nick a result in the next week.

Five clear and six to go, I think we only need 5 more points and with Huddersfield on the final day there's a nice safety blanket.

GET IN!
COYS.

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14 Mar 2019 18:27:36
Great to see Yan get a contract extension. Happy to have been proven wrong in entrusting him with the R. B. role for the remainder of the season - thoroughly well deserved!

Filling the three week void I've been doing some digging on the state of our squad. Only a handful of players are out of contract in 2020 (none this summer), and a few like Redmond/ Højbjerg/ Romeu have a couple years left - hopefully they'll be signed up until 2025/ 6 if/ when we stay up.

Rose, Sims, Long, Austin and Yoshida are out of contract next summer. Rose is developing well with the U21s and Sims was immense on Saturday so they will surely be signed up soon.

Austin and Long I can't see signing on, so will go this summer for £3/ 4m a piece. Even though he'll be 31 next summer, I'd like us to sign Yoshi on to a two-year deal and see out the rest of his peak career with us.

He may not be the fittest or quickest option, but is a great squad player and can fill in even when well down the pecking order. Hopefully he heads back home for his retirement with his head held high.

Pleasantly surprised by the state of our squad contract wise - despite 2 years if mismanagement on the pitch, I'm glad we haven't been caught out off it in case any big boys start fishing around.

SaintGGsy

1.) 17 Mar 2019 22:48:35
Austin will go but I reckon Ralph will keep long and just let him go on a free the following year. That's what I think we should do anyway.
I think sims is. gping to have to really earn a contract. I'd happily offer yoshida a 12 month extension. anymore than that I'm not So sure. I think Stephens has to go this summer. He's not cut out for this league. Bednarek, vestergaard, yoshida and a top class new cb.


 

 

09 Mar 2019 16:56:14
AWESOME! ABSOLUTELY AWESOME!
Dunno what Ralph's done to Yan and JWP but don't stop!
After that first half I thought it was a case of how many, but that's a great case of a half time team talk turning the match around. Ralph's just said go for it, it's there for the taking and we've done just that. Any of our last three managers would have set up for 0-1 and hoped to nick a goal - this is the manager we need.
Seeing Cardiff win that makes the result even more massive - it's also brought everyone up to 13th right back into it - after MUN and TOT collecting 3 points and with a kind run to come, I BELIEVE.
We also now have three weeks off - get Danny back, get everyone in tip top condition and put the foot down for the last 8.
Also great to see JWP finally get the rewards for his set piece prowess.
UTS 😇.

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02 Mar 2019 17:29:04
Looks like we've turned a corner after Arsenal. Settled side, two great performances, and to be gutted to not come away with something from Old Trafford again a bang in form United side shows our progress recently.

Two great goals, and those two goal scorers have been superb under Ralph - we should now be looking to get something from TOT H and BHA A.

Debatable refereeing, think we could have had a penalty or two, and they weren't dissimilar appeals to the penalty United were awarded, but I think with Danny back fit and Cardiff's recent form we look very good.

Would have helped if Brighton didn't win but Burnley are now coming back to us with some tricky fixtures coming up and Newcastle have a tough run. Proud of the boys today, great performance nonetheless.

SaintGGsy

1.) 02 Mar 2019 19:00:13
Cracking game today. I thought that we deserved a point. Need to keep going now until the end of the season.


 

 

 

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20 Apr 2019 00:41:04
Fancy a return to the transfer days of old. One day we’ll see a tweet announcing someone we haven’t been linked with and hardly anyone has heard of, and he’ll fly.

Not sure why but I could see Ralph bringing in a Dzeko-type (not Dzeko, too expensive) - a proven goal scorer who’s a bit older but has the experience and nous to mould with the young vibrancy of our attackers which could complement each other nicely. Someone like Modeste of Köln - 31 but averaging 15 goals a season. Or Lewandowski or Müller.

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14 Apr 2019 10:44:10
I agree - he was fantastic yesterday. Hopefully Ralph can keep him fit but I think it’s an obligation to buy so we will have to see - given a long rest maybe he can fully recooperate.

No doubt that we need another RB, probably a CB, and a forward or two. We’ve already expressed interest in Maehle and Adams - hopefully those two for £15m, plus profits if we sell Clasie, Forster, maybe Lemina, and probably Boufal and Carrillo will balance the books to get in some more resources.

I think we could see some academy products begin to come through now - Klarer has been immense for the U23s (still only 19/ 20 I think), and he’s Austrian - maybe Ralph can work some magic there.

But regardless - give Ralph a ten year contract, give him as much money as you can find, let him mould his team - the groundwork has already been laid - and we can be next season’s Wolves (or a 2015/ 16 Saints if you will) - challenge for cups, give the top six teams a real go and see how far up the table we can get.

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02 Apr 2019 16:36:37
Don’t really want us to splash mega cash - no big money signings have ever worked for us. Buy several young players for £6-10m, who can prove themselves and show off to the rest of the world in a Saints shirt.

Get rid of the six or seven pieces of deadwood and replace them with five young, fit, energetic players who will fit Ralph’s style, and we could push Wolves for seventh and potentially Europe next season.

Also feel like Ralph could win a cup if he’s with us for two more years.

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11 Mar 2019 15:25:11
I agree - that’s why I’m happy with our fixtures Jay. Hopefully midtable teams running out the season will have a bit of a hung ho attitude to go and try and play attractive football instead of hanging back, that’s where we could prosper - especially at West Ham and Watford to come.

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01 Mar 2019 20:15:12
May be getting a bit ahead of myself but if we could stay up there’d be decent signings to be made out of Fulham - they’d have to sell given their exploits in the summer. Cairney, Seri, Mitrovic, Sessegnon. Not saying they’d necessarily suit us but would be available at discount prices and would want PL football. maybe something to look into.

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19 Apr 2019 00:32:59
That’s the kind of positivity I like to see 😎. Finishing unbeaten from here would be great, and I guess is something we should be expecting to do next season, so why not start now!

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18 Apr 2019 10:08:54
At best, Brighton are getting 4 - even that’s ridiculously unlikely. Cardiff could get 4/ 6, and I personally would love them to stay up - they’ve had a difficult year, not had the rub of the green especially against Chelsea, and I find Warnock quite entertaining - would love to see him argue against VAR next season. Also I hope that next season they’d be an easy 6 points.

At worst we need a win, I reckon we’re going to get 7 more points, hopefully finish 13/ 14th with momentum into next season.

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14 Apr 2019 13:32:21
Agree with all of that - I’d maybe add Long and Stephens to the outgoings list, and would like about £75-80m for that lot (£25-30m for Lemina if PSG/ RM are gullible enough to pay that much) .

Would be happy with Maehle at RB, he fits the mould. I remember Upamecano being mentioned but I think he might be a bit out of our league. Still fancy Ralph to uncover some rough diamonds in Germany a la PEH.

I do love Vestergaard - he was one of my dream signings I’d make for Saints on FIFA! But I do think we need back up there. And hopefully we can bring some academy products through as well.

I think Lookman has potential, haven’t seen much from him recently but with the right management I think he could do a job. Also like the look of Herrmann at Mönchengladbach, I believe he’s out of contract in the summer so would be a steal. Can play RW or CF and he’s a hard worker.

Finding the goal scorer is always going to be the big one. Ings can get 12-15 factoring in injuries. Defence will add 5, midfield and subs about 15 and wingers another 10. So we still lack that 20+ goal machine like Rickie to propel us up the table. I do like Origi, just wonder whether Liverpool will give us both their peripheral forwards.

Sturridge is also on the wings and I think also out of contract - much like Ings if he stays fit he is a goal scorer, but againa big if. Other than that there’s Adams we’ve been linked with, maybe Maupay of Brentford? But they aren’t exactly household names in the striker business. I trust us to find someone, and I trust that they have also highlighted these areas given their silence in January.

Expecting 4-2-2-2 for the season, my side would be;

Gunn; Bertrand Bednarek Vestergaard/ New Maehle/ Valery; PEH Romeu; JWP Redmond/ New; Ings New
Bench: Macca Sims Vester/ CB Obafemi Sims Armstrong RB.

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19 Mar 2019 09:54:29
I was ah we’d have seen more of him like he was at Anfield and Wembley in our cup run, full of passion. His post match interviews were always a bit dour but I didn’t mind too much.

I think the main problem was the inconsistency in results down to his style of play. Able to beat Chelsea away, City at home this season, but then lose at home to a saints side with 10 men and against a poor Cardiff side - I think fans would rather beat lesser teams and give the top sides a good game, than keep losing to relegation threatened sides for no apparent reason.

I do think we didn’t do him justice though, and maybe Leicester will eventually follow suit in dropping down the table, but I definitely wouldn’t class him as a poor PL manager. I think in a less competitive league like France his methods work just fine, and they did. maybe in his native tongue he was more effervescent in his post match interviews as well 😜.

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14 Mar 2019 18:07:40
Also nice (awful) to see two saints prodigies scoring Liverpool’s goals at the Allianz arena! Hopefully we have some clauses relating to that 🤣.

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