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Saints stars walking disciplinary tightrope
7:00am Friday 2nd November 2012 in Sport
Jos Hooiveld is walking a disciplinary tightrope as Saints head into a potentially make or break month in their season.
The big centre half is one of two Saints players to have already picked up three yellow cards during the campaign, meaning he is just two bookings away from a ban that Saints could scarcely afford.
Dan Seaborne is the only other back-up, but he has thus far only been used in the Capital One Cup.
There is so little cover at centre half that any ban would be particularly tough for Saints, especially if it came this month During the month Saints face West Brom, Newcastle and Swansea as well as crucial games against fellow early season strugglers QPR and Norwich.
The good news for Adkins is that only one other player has reached the three yellow card mark.
That man is central midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin.
Full story in today's Daily Echo