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21 Jul 2018 12:33:53
I've heard Aspas of Celto Vigo is being tipped to come to the saints think this would be a great option for us.


1.) 21 Jul 2018 15:00:39
Now that Everton have signed richarlison (pants pulled down! Lol) I'd really like to see us go for lookman.

2.) 22 Jul 2018 22:21:07
Agree on both of these. Although I've not seen any mention of Aspas, and it seems really unlikely we'd be able to get him.



13 Mar 2018 16:55:45
Looks like it's going to be Hughes to takeover not really sure on that one considering he had just as good record with stoke. Someone has even reported they may just promote kelvin.


1.) 13 Mar 2018 22:51:21
*just as bad record

Personally I'd rather we promoted from within unless we can get someone really good. I think what this team needs is to be freed up and just told to go out and play; someone well liked and respected, who can create a more positive culture in the club, is almost more important than tactical nouse. Just my take on it, I'm sure people might disagree with that and can see why.

It's really not like me to advocate this kind of hire, but I'd actually love Le Tissier, even if only for the rest of the season. I think someone like that would just give some hope and energy back to the club.

2.) 14 Mar 2018 03:20:15
I’m pretty sure Kelvin will be in charge for the FA Cup game. I’m also pretty sure he has the players respect. Whether he has the tactical no how I’m not sure.

3.) 14 Mar 2018 11:25:57
In not sure about le tiss. if he took over or was even involved on the bench or as part of a coaching team if they didn't stay up would it be tainted. thinking back to Alan shearer for newcastle.

4.) 14 Mar 2018 18:27:42
He wouldn’t even fit into the training kit lol.



14 Feb 2018 14:49:43
Heard that mp is in a meeting with the board one can only hope.


1.) 14 Feb 2018 15:25:57
I hope your source for this is reliable.
I have been checking for news since last November that we have sacked him.
Can’t see it happeneing.

2.) 14 Feb 2018 17:27:06
Hope so. I heard Monday he will 100% still be in the job for the WBA FA cup game.

3.) 14 Feb 2018 17:57:03
Just seen interview with him on SSN saying how exciting he is finding the challenge of keeping us in the PL, he isn’t going anywhere. Sounded like he was doing a great job in a very hard league. Something very odd about all this he just didn’t seemed that concerned about our desperate position at all and that things can change very quickly . Anybody else just seen it did I see it wrong.?

4.) 14 Feb 2018 20:35:20
Just seen it. Doesn’t surprise me. All season he has had the arrogance about him that he knows he won’t be getting sacked. It’s utterly devastating, I feel relegation is inevitable. He clearly isn’t capable of getting enough points from the last 11 games to keep us up based on what he has achieved so far.

5.) 14 Feb 2018 21:13:03
MP aside, I’ve posted an article highlighted above with my end of season projections for the teams from 10 – 20 in the Premier League. Would be good to hear what you guys think about our run-in when compared with the other teams around us.

6.) 15 Feb 2018 09:13:54
I have read if Figo and a fine piece it is too. The only thing is our run in compared to others can't be compared as they are all improving and we are in an uncontrollable nosedive. Facts and figures are great but rarely ring true in real life. Just look at the governments predictions. I do appreciate the time and effort you put in but ultimately it is based on what ifs rather than actual fact. Keep up the good work though.

7.) 15 Feb 2018 10:54:18
Of course its all guess work. As I say, many things can effect results over the course of 11 games. If I could accurately predict the outcome of football matches, then I would be a very rich man.

The point of the exercise is for people to have a look at the respective run-ins for the teams in the bottom half and consider their own views on the end of season placings. Its very easy when you support a football team to view everything within the bubble of what is happening to that team. Looking at the run-ins for the other teams and considering where they may or may not pick up points can help put things into context and give a broader picture.

For example, because you’re unhappy about the Liverpool result and performance, you consider that Saints are in an uncontrollable nosedive, but just one game before, we beat West Brom and most posts on here were very positive. Also, we continue to collect points against the teams around us, albeit at a slower rate than any of us would like and have proved on our day we can pick up results. We just need to put a consistent run together and we have a good chance to that when the Prem restarts.

8.) 15 Feb 2018 11:17:32
Figo, whilst I agree, I think the reason people were positive after WBA is that the effort seemed there and the will to get out of trouble. With such momentum, fans hoped that the positivity would run into the next game. Had we of lost to Liverpool but had lots of heart and desire to win, the general feeling would have remained positive, however that second half performance was anything but. people say the fans drove out Puel, if this is the case and the board listen to us, they would have sacked MP.

9.) 15 Feb 2018 11:32:15
Figo I don't think you quite understand my take on all this. When I say we are nosediving to the Championship I am taking in to perspective certain reasonable performances and the reasons why they were. The style of play adopted by MP seems to consist of keeping the ball at all costs with very little imagination going forward . Twice we have adopted a different style against Watford and West Brom and looked a good side which I believe we are. Once in control of a game he changes the plan to try to strangle the game but mistakes are made and we end up hanging on. He then makes inexplicable substitutions that end up increasing the pressure. I have said many times before that we have an excellent squad but a poor coach with no formula to change the game. I still think we can survive but being realistic we only have 10 games left given we are playing Man City in the final game. I know they will be champions and maybe take their foot off the gas but I doubt it. They will probably be up for a record points total and let's face it Pep is not the type to accept second best from any team he has ever managed.

10.) 15 Feb 2018 15:41:19
Sometimes, this site is like banging your head against a brick wall with rusty nails sticking out of it. Please can someone look at the article in the spirit in which it is intended and post something other than that you think MP is rubbish and is going to relegate us no matter what happens to us or other teams over the next 11 games. That is exactly the type of focus I am trying to steer people away from. Its pointless. It really is. You may as well just copy and paste each post to save time otherwise.

Gregg, I do get that. The second half performance against Liverpool was poor but if you look at the story of the game as a whole, we did play with fight and spirit in the first half but conceded two goals, not because the team played badly but due to individual errors. The team understandably came out and was anxious not to concede any more rather than believing they should carry on taking the game to Liverpool. No one wants to lose 4 or 5 nil. It would arguably do more harm to confidence if the team gave everything going forward, failed to score and got hammered.

Chris, I do entirely understand where you are coming from as you have made clear from your posts throughout the season. I get it. You don’t rate MP and think the team is better than their league placing. But that is entirely beside the point and so frankly, I do not care. I am not seeking to encourage anymore boring posts about how dreadful MP is, how much of a conman Les Reed is or any such benign nonsense. Agree with them or not, we have no control over those things so posting about them endlessly achieves little.

Instead, if people read the article and look at our run in as being 11 games and not just the next game, then they may form an opinion on how many points might see us safe, they may look at the games we have and think x amount of points from this run and y from that run could see us to safety. Then, rather than feeling such despair after every game that doesn’t go our way, posters may still carry some hope forward to the next match. And imagine the elation some may feel if the team exceeds their guestimate points total.

We cold post our projections and see whose come closest and discuss things in this forum in the context of the games we have ahead, rather than reading the same old posts after every game.

If you feel the exercise is a waste of time, fine. No-one is being forced to do it. But for me, and I hope for many other posters, the exercise may help, even as just a bit of fun and a new focus to people’s posts. None of us are happy to be in this position but I see no reason why we cannot look at the positive performances this season and see them as an example of what the team is capable of against the teams around us. Most of our games in the run in are against teams we could get points from if we play to our best and with a string of good performances, confidence could return. For everyone.

11.) 15 Feb 2018 22:37:16
Really well said Figo. The big point I'd like to add is that the team receive nothing from the fans at home. It's all well and good, and your right, to be negative on here. But please, if you're going to call yourself a Southampton fan, do not boo the team after 20 minutes of a game ever again. That's when teams need the fans to give them a boost. When every safe pass draws a groan, it's difficult to have the confidence to play well.

I'm not saying the team don't deserve blame for their subpar performances this season, but it's time we accept that we need to help rather than hinder. I think if there's one thing that gives the teams around us an edge, it's that their fans support them when they're down and create an atmosphere. It comes across as if some people almost want us to go down at this stage. You refuse to see the positive that much. (The conspiracy theories have actually gone beyond making things up about our transfer dealings or Les Reed to bs about our owner having a dodgy bet on us going down. Someone really said that. )

Say what you want on here, and I do see why you find it hard to be positive at the moment, but when you're at the game back the team.

12.) 16 Feb 2018 07:17:30
Of course MP is not worried about being sacked; he has a contract for 3 years: if the board sack him then he can safely sit on his arse for 27 (? ) months receiving his pay check and we have to bring in a more expensive replacement. I can go back to the early 70's when Saints appointed a certain Lawrie McMenemy to replace Ted Bates, LM received the same abuse, same demands for his sacking - Yes, we did go down - unluckily on an FA rule change made the previous season. But look where he took us in the next 10 years. I firmly believe that the problems now are leftovers from the previous season and were inevitable whoever replaced Puel.

Even if Saints had employed Pep we would have been in the same situation unless we went out and spent 200million+.

The blame, if any, should remain fairly and squarely with the commercial management and the board.

13.) 16 Feb 2018 10:01:15
Totally agree about booing, that’s why it is more productive to vent on forums such as this.

Figo, to reiterate I actually agreed with the majority of your post (s) . It is just that on current points to game ratio, we will finish with 36 points, personally I am not convinced this will be enough.

14.) 16 Feb 2018 10:12:46
Thanks for bringing us back to topic Gregg. I've started a new thread above for those who want to talk about the run in and how they see us fairing compared to other teams.

15.) 17 Feb 2018 10:20:35
Figo, agree with everything u said. I was working on Sunday, had to listen to game on the radio, right from the off, all I could hear was the Liverpool fans, even the commentators said about it . so maybe blame the manager or the players (that's easy) . or for those in the stadium, at home to Liverpool, maybe take some Blame yourself. It was home to Liverpool for christ sake.
And please don't reply with "The team need to give us something to sing about" . Its your Team . Try giving the players something to play for, encourage when they are down and things are not going right.
I have an apprentice at work, I don't Boo him if He makes a mistake, I encorage him!

16.) 17 Feb 2018 15:23:28
I tryed to get tickets late one time so had to sit behind dug out in stead of where the support comes from and I stood cheered and sang for the team
And the only thing the clappers do is look at u as if u shouldn't
80% of stadium claps don't sing no wonder why other fans out sing us

And in turms of us saving ourselfs
Normally when team is fireing we lose angaist the so called winnable ones and get good results of top teams
We are losing agaist top teams in such a way its a joke
And we are struggle for a point from so called winnable games
Writing was on wall from last season
Wot in truth most could see.

17.) 17 Feb 2018 15:29:12
You should start booing him whenever he screws up. would be funny! But when it's your football team, no need to boo. it's not even just the booing, it's the constant groans and general attitude which just kills the team.




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14 May 2018 11:28:43
What about shaw coming back he out of contract, most the palace squad is up for frees.




16 Apr 2018 13:16:51
Championship is a def next season now, should of least drawn that game not thrown it away, still lack of confidence Austin should of been on earlier and Shane long got run into the ground as well as kicked all over it. Nice touch from long though the last player on the pitch saying thanks to the fans also looked gutted sat on the floor after whistle.


1.) 16 Apr 2018 17:19:22
Should head to the bookies if that sure!



14 Mar 2018 22:43:27
Don't feel confident with that news could of got a better manager.


1.) 14 Mar 2018 22:58:21
Guardiola, Mourinho and Pochettino wouldn’t have been available, Sir Alex Ferguson is still retired, so I think we’ve done well

The deal for Sparky is until the end of the season. Makes good sense for both parties.

Come On Sparky’s Saints!
“With Hughes We Won’t Lose! ”

I’m very positive and optimistic. Onwards and upwards. Sparky’s Red n White Army!

2.) 15 Mar 2018 05:44:38
Love the spirit Saint Etienne! We need more, more positive fans I think.



12 Mar 2018 21:18:52
Ancelotti Is out of a job he could save us before going onto a big club in the summer be worth spending the money.


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1.) 12 Mar 2018 21:23:09
Agree with the Ed.

2.) 13 Mar 2018 23:08:43
I know it's just not going to happen, but Ed could you explain why it wouldn't be plausible for us to offer him huge bonuses to keep us in the PL. We could surely afford to offer him x million/ win, whatever makes sense, and he might jump at such a lucrative 2 months work while he figures out his next move.

It would also potentially have a great impact on the club going into next season to have a couple of months under a manager like that.



12 Mar 2018 21:10:27
Best news I've heard all day.





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14 Mar 2018 18:27:42
He wouldn’t even fit into the training kit lol.





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14 May 2018 11:23:40
How about looking at non league worked with Vardy.




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14 May 2018 11:22:37
Who have Tadic and Yoshi been linked with?




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09 May 2018 13:14:39
Surly carlio has to be the biggest wast of money we have spent going to take some doing to sell in summer and get at least half the money back thoughts!




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14 Mar 2018 12:25:38
Think all 3 would be a great asset to a manager coming in to save the season then sort everything out in summer Jaidi help with tactical tiss and Kevin can hopefully bring in some belief and passion and tiss experience of fighting for relegation he is Mr Southampton and the players should know that and take note.