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27 Feb 2019 15:12:45
Regardless of weather you agree with the transfer policy, the formation or players used. We must all agree that tonight is massive psychologically. A win is a must to put us above Cardiff.

lets get behind the boys COYS!




23 Nov 2018 17:03:17
may sound like a weird shout for a new manager but what about Vladimir Petkovic he is Switzerland National team coach.


1.) 25 Nov 2018 21:28:18
How about my gran? She couldn't do any worse than Hughes.

2.) 27 Nov 2018 09:49:32
Get them working like clockwork.

3.) 27 Nov 2018 12:34:36
Probably knit a few passes together.




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03 Sep 2019 07:58:17
So, this is the squad for the season what do we all think?
Angus Gunn Alex McCarthy
Jannik Vestergaard Jan Bednarek Jack Stephens Kevin Danso Maya Yoshida
Ryan Bertrand Sam McQueen Cedric Soares Yan Valery
Oriol Romeu James Ward-Prowse Pierre Hoibjerg Stuart Armstrong
Nathan Redmond Moussa Dejenpo Sofiane Boufal Danny Ings Shane Long Che Adams
Michael Obafemi

I would say Hasenhuttl has done a good job thinning the squad.
I would like to see us get rid of Stephens, McQueen and long in January and look to buy a new wing back and a new defensive midfielder.


1.) 03 Sep 2019 17:18:05
I seriously don't think we'll be getting rid of Shane Long, he has a year left on his contract. He's the exact player that RH wants to work with. I think he knows his place in the squad, a pair of fresh legs we can look to when we're up in a game that will chase down the ball and apply pressure.
Maybe we'll be able to loan out Stephens and McQueen in Jan. Can't see people wanting to buy them. Again though Stephens is good as a backup option.
I think it's the squad RH wanted, a good mix of youth and experience. I think we might also see a few academy players make the jump from the reserves to the first team: Will Smallbone, Jake Vokins, Dan N'Lundulu.

I can't see us wanting to spend any more money in Jan, we'll work with what we have and promote any academy players if they're good enough or if enough injuries occur.



09 Jul 2019 09:53:20
Happy with what Ralph is doing. i'd like to see two other signings (CB and WB) . Not saints related but looking at what Leicester are doing could they be a top 5 side? (with Man u and Arsenal a mess) .


1.) 09 Jul 2019 10:27:04
For sure - after their last escapade into the top six we were hearing ‘it’ll never happen again’ (anyone breaching the far superior top six) but with that much mismanagement (plus we don’t know how Lampard’s Chelsea will go) there’s definitely potential for them to burst through again.

And let’s not forget they’ve won the league more recently than United, Arsenal or Spurs so really would a European spot be that much of a surprise 😜.

2.) 09 Jul 2019 12:18:51
It'll be an interesting year this year after last season. I feel it'll be the shame at the top with no one able to touch City or Liverpool. Spurs will the closest outside, they still haven't sold any first team players and I haven't heard any rumours of anyone departing recently. As you've both said United and Chelsea don't seem to have that stability anymore. With them both giving loyal ex-players a chance who don't have great managerial records at the top level, I can't see them having great seasons. Arsenal have Emery serving a second term. However, they'll need to sign a few players to reach the level of the top 3.

Leicester and Wolves seem the most well-equipped sides to break into the top 6 and maybe even 4. It'll be interesting if both these clubs don't suffer from what we suffered when we were up there and keep their best players, you look at Maddison and Tielemans for Leicester another good season and I'd expect the big clubs chasing them. Similar stuff with Neves at Wolves.

What are your predictions for us this term? It seems like Ralph is trying to build a young sustainable squad. I think as long as he sorts out our defence we can expert a very good season.

3.) 09 Jul 2019 14:37:38
Im hoping we can give everyone a good game (like we did against Man u and Spurs at the end of last season) and we can stay in the to 10 most saints fans would be happy. Maybe a cheeky cup run.

4.) 09 Jul 2019 23:08:24
Would hope to be behind no more than the top six, plus Wolves, Leicester and maybe West Ham - bottom half wouldn’t be disastrous considering our last couple of seasons but I think Ralph is looking at top 8/ 10.

5.) 10 Jul 2019 10:27:25
I would be happy with a top ten finish and then hopefully give Ralph some more money to bring in a couple more quality players during summer 2020. I'd like to see us pushing for European football again within 2/ 3 years.



05 Mar 2019 20:57:31
Tadic anyone. Making Madrid look stupid.


1.) 05 Mar 2019 22:32:52
Amazing performance by him today but we will see if he can keep this up for 2 seasons. Played well similarly with us first season or 2 then dropped off.

2.) 06 Mar 2019 08:59:08
He's relishing the free roaming role he has in the Ajax squad, getting himself in all different positions in the final third of the pitch, and not relied on to track back and defend. You're really seeing a different player this season, 26 goals and 15 assists in all competitions are outstanding, goals against Bayern and Madrid really does show off his quality. I hope that him and Ajax can go even further in the champions league. I'd go as far as saying I hope Liverpool go through and he shows VVD the ropes like he did Madrid.

3.) 06 Mar 2019 14:35:18
Always rated Tadic. Don't think that some of our previous managers gave him a chance to play his natural game. Only downside was that he didn't track back but then I remember that we had a player similar to that before in a certain Matthew Le Tissier and he didn't do too bad for us.

4.) 06 Mar 2019 17:19:42
I mean, he wanted to leave and wasn't going to sign a new contract. Could've kept him and had half that player and then lost him on a free or made a few quid towards a replacement.



12 Feb 2019 14:24:56
i think it is one from six to get relegated (Huddersfield and Fulham are down) can we get more points that a least one of the others? i think so. we are playing better and we have a proper coach. Danny Ings is a huge miss but we are scoring goals.


1.) 13 Feb 2019 13:13:18
Right now I can’t see Burnley or Palace going down. I have a feeling Rafa will see Newcastle over the line. Cardiff are in inspired form however they have a difficult run in. But Brighton are dropping like a stone - right now they’re our best bet. They have a huge March where they play all four teams around them, much like our February, so if they don’t win any of those I think they’ll be gone.
Even so I think we should just about find enough and will finish 15th. Cardiff or Brighton to join the other two.

2.) 13 Feb 2019 13:27:56
I think that it could go down to the last couple of games. In the past Saints have had players with pride and passion for the club and they've shown some backbone when in a dogfight at the end of the season but I don't see many of those type of players in our team now. Hopefully RH can get them firing during their break.

3.) 14 feb 2019 18:29:53
so how many points do you think we need to stay up?

4.) 14 Feb 2019 22:40:56
I think that Huddersfield and Fulham are down but with Cardiff, Newcastle and Burnley picking up points it's imperative that we start to string a few good results together. At the moment I'm thinking that we'll need 38 points to stay up. Hopefully Brighton keep dropping points as they are now within touching distance.

5.) 14 Feb 2019 23:44:27
I can see ourselves scrambling our way to 38. The good news is if it’s in our hands on the final day I’d think Huddersfield at home SHOULD be a banker.
Looking at other run ins I’d give around the following;

Brighton 41
Burnley 41
Palace 40
Newcastle 39
Saints 38
Cardiff 36

That however is being fairly biased towards home wins between the teams in question, and all of the bottom eight still pretty much all have to play each other so if any one of those teams begins to capitulate at home I think they’ll be gone. We can’t afford to lose another home game against a non ‘Big 6’ side, but I think our best hope is that either Cardiff or Brighton go completely off the boil in March.

Good thing for us is aside Liverpool we don’t really play anyone with anything to play for in our last 7/ 8 games which should be a help (WHU, BOU, WAT, HUD etc) . I think if one team (like Burnley) get on a roll and end up with 48, that’ll be great for us if they can plough through Brighton, Newcastle and Cardiff.

Ultimately I think we need 4 wins from 12 - Fulham Bournemouth Wolves and Huddersfield at home are our best bet, else a squeaky 1-0 at Newcastle or Brighton. I’m still quite confident but if we don’t beat Fulham I’ll begin to be quite concerned.



09 Oct 2018 12:09:43
Anyone else feeling that if we loose to Bournemouth at the weekend that we should be getting rid of MH? We could do with a young energetic manager or someone who loves the club. Maybe promote from within? Jaidi anyone?


1.) 09 Oct 2018 20:53:06
I think we need to change sooner rather than later to give the new man enough time to get to know the players and decide what he wants in the transfer window.

2.) 10 Oct 2018 10:00:25
I don't think Jaïdi is or ready to manage in the PL, from what I have seen he's been struggling to manage his teams since he came in, but this year he's taken on a better generation - Slattery, Obafemi, Vokins, Ramsay etc. Craig Fleming however seems to have worked well and got a promotion from U18s to U23s assistant, so I'd rate him above anyone.

3.) 10 Oct 2018 10:03:21
Yep I agree with both comments there. i'd like to see Jaidi given a chance, he's clearly doing well with the u23s. I feel that Hughes only kept us up because he has a lot of grit, and injected belief into the players. However he does not seem to have any tactical nous, and planning for a whole season, and then individual games, seems way to much for him. I would like to see Gabbiadini start more but also armstrong. The current formation does not really allow them both to start. I like the two striker thing, especially ings, but in order to get armstrong in i'd like to see this:
Cedric Bednarek Vestergaard, Bertrand
Lemina Hojbjerg
Elyounoussi, Armstrong, Redmond
The problem with this is no second striker, but it would be nice to see more goals from wingers, especially redmond on the form he's in. Also can we please get rid of Long?

4.) 11 Oct 2018 17:25:20
Jaidi? Have you lot gone insane? Lol.

5.) 11 Oct 2018 19:41:09
any better ideas MilkySaint?

6.) 12 Oct 2018 19:46:12
Not off the top of my head, no. I don't know who is available or a realistic appointment. But jaidi? That is some serious straw clutching. May as well appoint Steve wigley.

7.) 13 Oct 2018 19:46:11
I think that we should go all out for Brendon Rodgers. I'm sure he wants a challenge.

8.) 13 Oct 2018 22:32:10
BR would like a challenge but I don't think he would be any different than MH honestly. Don't rate either manager. As for replacements Jardim might be interesting or maybe a zidane (even though I think he'd be similar to our past coaching staff at first) .

9.) 16 Oct 2018 07:26:11
you think Jardim or Zidane want to manage saints? Think we would be looking at a manager from somewhere else in Europe. If we loose to Bournemouth will MH get the boot? I think not but hope so.




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24 Jan 2020 18:20:37
I hope for a strong team. Maby a few changes to stop injuries. My team would be. Gunn Vokins Danso Yoshida Valery Armstrong Smallbone Dejepo Boufal Ings Adams.




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16 Sep 2019 12:09:02
I was thinking that teejaysaint Hello anybody out there?




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09 Jul 2019 14:37:38
Im hoping we can give everyone a good game (like we did against Man u and Spurs at the end of last season) and we can stay in the to 10 most saints fans would be happy. Maybe a cheeky cup run.




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14 feb 2019 18:29:53
so how many points do you think we need to stay up?




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12 Nov 2018 11:21:58
Makes good sense but is very scary as it maybe to late to get the right manager once Reed is replaced.