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Saints 1 Swansea 1

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Daily Echo: Photograph of the Author

Gordon Simpson, Senior Sports Reporter

    Nathan Dyer rescues a point against his old club
  • Morgan Schneiderlin had headed Saints in front
  • Saints move up to 19th in the table
  • Luke Shaw became youngest ever Saint to start a Premier League game
  • Jack Cork returned to starting lineup after injury

Comments


MGRA 1:09pm Sat 10 Nov 12

4-2-3-1 please Nigel, and 3 points in the bag....

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magnette 1:15pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Gazza
clyne fonte(c) hooi yosh fox
ram davis punch
Mayuka lamb

please Nigel

They might only let in 1 goal with that lot!?!

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Norwegian Saint 1:16pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Signing in from Norge...
Please please please get 3 points, not just for Saints but for Nigel too.
I hope he stays but a poor result today just has to be the final nail in the bus tyre

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up saints 1:22pm Sat 10 Nov 12

magnette wrote…


Gazza
clyne fonte(c) hooi yosh fox
ram davis punch
Mayuka lamb

please Nigel

They might only let in 1 goal with that lot!?!

as long as they score 2 with that lot i be happy

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Velleity 1:33pm Sat 10 Nov 12

I'd expect Jack Cork to get a run. Suspect NA might start with him and sub him if he slows - same as with Gaston on Monday.

It'll be good to see him back.

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Velleity 1:34pm Sat 10 Nov 12

MGRA wrote…


4-2-3-1 please Nigel, and 3 points in the bag....

"Defender Chico Flores is, however, rated as 'very doubtful' as he continues to recover from a dead leg."

He'll be out till January, eh, MRSA?

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MGRA 1:40pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Velleity wrote…


MGRA wrote…


4-2-3-1 please Nigel, and 3 points in the bag....
"Defender Chico Flores is, however, rated as 'very doubtful' as he continues to recover from a dead leg."

He'll be out till January, eh, MRSA?

Velleity articulate debate rated as very doubtful as he continues to cope with a dead brain.

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magnette 1:44pm Sat 10 Nov 12

up saints wrote…


magnette wrote…


Gazza
clyne fonte(c) hooi yosh fox
ram davis punch
Mayuka lamb

please Nigel

They might only let in 1 goal with that lot!?!
as long as they score 2 with that lot i be happy

3 I reckon! :D

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ventnorsaint 1:47pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Probably Nigel's last game in charge of Saints if they lose today against Swansea.
NC never acted on my suggestions about trying to talk Steve Coppell in to joining Saints as co manager alongside NA, as far as I know anyway. A'h well.

I wonder if Mr Redknapp will be hovering at St Marys today?

UP THE SAINTS!

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7saint7 1:49pm Sat 10 Nov 12

very good news about cork being back . Hope he comes on as a sub and not guly. coyr

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JohnItaly 1:54pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Very surprised to see no comment re the article about Nicola Cortose in the Daily Mail. Whilst accepting the DM must be read with a huge hand-full of salt what I find worrying is put that article alongside other matters that have been aired and it does strike me that NC is little more than a despot who we all know tend to rule by fear. If NA does depart (sacked or resign) then it going to take a very strong character to stand upto NC and impose his will on the team. This will lead to further confrontations potentially effecting team performance. The next two games will I believe determine NA's future and our season. Here's hoping for 6 points.

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Rising_Son 1:54pm Sat 10 Nov 12

ventnorsaint wrote…


Probably Nigel's last game in charge of Saints if they lose today against Swansea.
NC never acted on my suggestions about trying to talk Steve Coppell in to joining Saints as co manager alongside NA, as far as I know anyway. A'h well.

I wonder if Mr Redknapp will be hovering at St Marys today?

UP THE SAINTS!

I'm not surprised NC never acts on your suggestions. Steve Coppell would probably reject them too.

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up saints 1:59pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Rising_Son wrote…


ventnorsaint wrote…


Probably Nigel's last game in charge of Saints if they lose today against Swansea.
NC never acted on my suggestions about trying to talk Steve Coppell in to joining Saints as co manager alongside NA, as far as I know anyway. A'h well.

I wonder if Mr Redknapp will be hovering at St Marys today?

UP THE SAINTS!
I'm not surprised NC never acts on your suggestions. Steve Coppell would probably reject them too.

bloddy redknapp not forgotton the last trip we had with him yet .ask me again in 20 years

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Rising_Son 2:00pm Sat 10 Nov 12

JohnItaly wrote…


Very surprised to see no comment re the article about Nicola Cortose in the Daily Mail. Whilst accepting the DM must be read with a huge hand-full of salt what I find worrying is put that article alongside other matters that have been aired and it does strike me that NC is little more than a despot who we all know tend to rule by fear. If NA does depart (sacked or resign) then it going to take a very strong character to stand upto NC and impose his will on the team. This will lead to further confrontations potentially effecting team performance. The next two games will I believe determine NA's future and our season. Here's hoping for 6 points.

And the evidence for your opinion about NC is the Daily Mail?

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vag 2:09pm Sat 10 Nov 12

We need to start scoring some goals and quickly. I reckon this will be 2-0 to Saints. COYR.

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up saints 2:09pm Sat 10 Nov 12

like the starting 11 now the subs please

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JohnItaly 2:15pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Rising_Son wrote…


JohnItaly wrote…


Very surprised to see no comment re the article about Nicola Cortose in the Daily Mail. Whilst accepting the DM must be read with a huge hand-full of salt what I find worrying is put that article alongside other matters that have been aired and it does strike me that NC is little more than a despot who we all know tend to rule by fear. If NA does depart (sacked or resign) then it going to take a very strong character to stand upto NC and impose his will on the team. This will lead to further confrontations potentially effecting team performance. The next two games will I believe determine NA's future and our season. Here's hoping for 6 points.
And the evidence for your opinion about NC is the Daily Mail?

Fall out with Le Tissier and poor relations with Lawrie McMenemy and the DE. The cancellation of the annual fans' forum. That alone shows little or no thought for the supporters. I also have evidence, albeit it hearsay, that staff members refer to NC as "that b......d".

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up saints 2:15pm Sat 10 Nov 12

no guly on the bench either this in my opinion is the best team with subs we have put out all season

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SaintMark 2:15pm Sat 10 Nov 12

@officialsaints: Saints Team: Gazzaniga. Clyne, Yoshida, Schneiderlin, Fonte, Lambert, Ramirez, Cork, Lallana©, Shaw, Puncheon. #saintsfc. :)

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saintsupnorth 2:21pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Think we have a strong lineup for today, at work so not gonna be able to watch the match. Suddenly feeling very ill and might need to go home for some rest i think!.

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MGRA 2:24pm Sat 10 Nov 12

4-2-3-1 it is then.... cork and spiderman holding deeper positions, lalla, ramirez and punch across the middle and Sir Rickie up front..

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Red n White 2:24pm Sat 10 Nov 12

I think this is one of the strongest sides we've put out all season. Cork should strengthen the defence by giving more cover, the front 4 are all deadly. A strong bench with the ability to mix it up if things aren't working. Can see Mayuka coming on and tearing up Monk. Now let's get the 3 points!!

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TEBOURBA 2:28pm Sat 10 Nov 12

JohnItaly --- Cortese could publicly crucify NA on the SMS centre spot
and when the last nail is being hammered in, the Happy Clappers would still believe he's backing Nigel.
Of course, to them, the Daily Mail, the Echo, the Sun, MLT, Uncle Tom Cobley and all, are conspirators
There's none so blind as those who will not see.
All the time he was winning, Nigel was OK, with Cortese, it's when the chips are down, good managers like Nigel, need support and help from their chairman, not showdown meetings and ultimatums.
People's characters are best judged by how they deal with adversity not success.
Cortese's actions over the past couple of months, hanging out Nigel to dry without a public word of support says it all about him
The Happy Clappers should remember it was Markus and his money that saved Saints not Cortese.

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Norwegian Saint 2:31pm Sat 10 Nov 12

At last! No J-Rod!
He has been awful.
Lets hope this squad pull together and sink the Swans!

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ventnorsaint 2:31pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Rising_Son wrote…


JohnItaly wrote…


Very surprised to see no comment re the article about Nicola Cortose in the Daily Mail. Whilst accepting the DM must be read with a huge hand-full of salt what I find worrying is put that article alongside other matters that have been aired and it does strike me that NC is little more than a despot who we all know tend to rule by fear. If NA does depart (sacked or resign) then it going to take a very strong character to stand upto NC and impose his will on the team. This will lead to further confrontations potentially effecting team performance. The next two games will I believe determine NA's future and our season. Here's hoping for 6 points.
And the evidence for your opinion about NC is the Daily Mail?

Rising_Son seems to have all the opinions and no solutions.
How does he / she, know what Steve Coppell or Nigel Adkin might or might not do or think?
At least my suggestion was positive, practical and will save the sacking of a good man who perhaps just needs time, experienced help and support, until after the January window, when he can then strengthen at the back.

Up the Saints.

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Skating on thin ice 2:31pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Dyno-Rod dopped to the bench, it's clear to all that he is not Premier League standard and he will be on his way in January. £7 million wasted, no club will pay even half of that for him now.

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St.Yorkie 2:34pm Sat 10 Nov 12

The team has a balance about it today. Playing one out and out striker in Lambert and providing him with 3-avanues of supply - Lallana, Ramirez & Puncheon. Cork and Schneiderlin to sit deep infron to the back four - expect Clyne and Shaw to vwnture forward too. Should be the best team we have had out all season...most balanced between attack and defence!

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up saints 2:39pm Sat 10 Nov 12

good to see all positive comments that will all change when we get the invasion from down the road

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1965onwards 2:42pm Sat 10 Nov 12

After reading this morning that NA thought we could attain a place in europe
with this very limited bunch of players,no-one should be in any doubt why we are bottom of the league.Too many people buy into this yankee creed that a positive attitude enables people to defy the laws of physics.Well it don't.
If this truly was NA's thought process in the summer then he should have been sacked then.If he is still maintaining anywhere near this delusional claptrap,he should be sacked now.

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SaintMark 2:44pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Skating on thin ice wrote…


Dyno-Rod dopped to the bench, it's clear to all that he is not Premier League standard and he will be on his way in January. £7 million wasted, no club will pay even half of that for him now.

D**K

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GX Saint 2:54pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Luuuuuuuuuuuuke

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SaintJD 2:55pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Great line-up, v happy, Cork will make a difference and Shaw should give us energy and hunger on the left. Still going to be a tough game though, but as long as everyone realises that and sticks with them we should get a result. If we want to win though we'll still have to be at our very best all over the pitch.

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GX Saint 2:55pm Sat 10 Nov 12

GX Saint wrote…


Luuuuuuuuuuuuke

Better ring to it than Steeeeeeeeeeeeve

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Folkestone Saint 2:55pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Skating on thin ice wrote…


Dyno-Rod dopped to the bench, it's clear to all that he is not Premier League standard and he will be on his way in January. £7 million wasted, no club will pay even half of that for him now.

And what would you lot know about PAYING half let alone 1% of a bill.
WTFILN

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Saintsnumbers 2:56pm Sat 10 Nov 12

How great would it be if this is the day we get our first clean sheet?! Alas, can't quite see it. I predict we grind out a nerve-biting 2-1. And may have to come from behind.

Great team lineup. COYR!

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angelsaint 3:03pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Has any one found any live feeds for today's game?

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Little Hitler 3:07pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Come on guys, today's the day!

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PTID1898 3:07pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Afternoon all.....
Come on the swans!!!!!!!

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GX Saint 3:22pm Sat 10 Nov 12

PTID1898 wrote…


Afternoon all..... Come on the swans!!!!!!!

Not surprised you're on here and not following progress at Bury

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SaintMark 3:23pm Sat 10 Nov 12

PTID1898 wrote…


Afternoon all.....
Come on the swans!!!!!!!

Bury 1-0 Skunts Haha!!

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PTID1898 3:26pm Sat 10 Nov 12

GX Saint wrote…


PTID1898 wrote…


Afternoon all..... Come on the swans!!!!!!!
Not surprised you're on here and not following progress at Bury

Yes I'm following the mighty blue army at the same time as laughing at you!!

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GX Saint 3:31pm Sat 10 Nov 12

PTID1898 wrote…


GX Saint wrote…

PTID1898 wrote…

Afternoon all..... Come on the swans!!!!!!!
Not surprised you're on here and not following progress at Bury
Yes I'm following the mighty blue army at the same time as laughing at you!!

Oh, well no wonder you're a bit subdued this afternoon. 1-0 flatters you - respectable scoreline at that level if you can hang on.

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Little Hitler 3:42pm Sat 10 Nov 12

I predict a clean sheet come 5:00.

Bloody cat pee'd all over it this morning but it's in the wash as we speak :-)

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Red n White 3:48pm Sat 10 Nov 12

angelsaint wrote…


Has any one found any live feeds for today's game?

try first row sports. the links weren't working too well for me, and one showed qpr game instead, but the other links might have been down to my poor internet connection.

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Little Hitler 3:49pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Sounds like a good first half, a few chances and solid at the back.

Bury 1 Portsheath 0

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St.Yorkie 3:53pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Fairly even first half - not heard much of Cork - but I guess that's because he is doing his job?
Gaston to score winner in 87th minute!

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saintshorse101 3:57pm Sat 10 Nov 12

St.Yorkie wrote…


Fairly even first half - not heard much of Cork - but I guess that's because he is doing his job? Gaston to score winner in 87th minute!

i would take that! sounds like shaw`s having a solid game as well

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DisplacedFan 3:59pm Sat 10 Nov 12

SaintMark wrote…


PTID1898 wrote…


Afternoon all.....
Come on the swans!!!!!!!
Bury 1-0 Skunts Haha!!

And no shots on goal,

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White and red till dead 3:59pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Anyone else having Player problems?

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Rising_Son 3:59pm Sat 10 Nov 12

ventnorsaint wrote…


Rising_Son wrote…


JohnItaly wrote…


Very surprised to see no comment re the article about Nicola Cortose in the Daily Mail. Whilst accepting the DM must be read with a huge hand-full of salt what I find worrying is put that article alongside other matters that have been aired and it does strike me that NC is little more than a despot who we all know tend to rule by fear. If NA does depart (sacked or resign) then it going to take a very strong character to stand upto NC and impose his will on the team. This will lead to further confrontations potentially effecting team performance. The next two games will I believe determine NA's future and our season. Here's hoping for 6 points.
And the evidence for your opinion about NC is the Daily Mail?
Rising_Son seems to have all the opinions and no solutions.
How does he / she, know what Steve Coppell or Nigel Adkin might or might not do or think?
At least my suggestion was positive, practical and will save the sacking of a good man who perhaps just needs time, experienced help and support, until after the January window, when he can then strengthen at the back.

Up the Saints.

I don't know and neither do you. Your opinion is neither positive nor negative. It is simply one of many opinions about what is best for Saints. My solution is to let those who know better than you and me decide. Do you have a better solution than that?

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Norwegian Saint 4:03pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Come on you Saints!!!!

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saintsupnorth 4:10pm Sat 10 Nov 12

PTID1898 wrote…


GX Saint wrote…


PTID1898 wrote…


Afternoon all..... Come on the swans!!!!!!!
Not surprised you're on here and not following progress at Bury
Yes I'm following the mighty blue army at the same time as laughing at you!!

Everton is a good team!!

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JohnItaly 4:10pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Rising_Son wrote…


ventnorsaint wrote…


Rising_Son wrote…


JohnItaly wrote…


Very surprised to see no comment re the article about Nicola Cortose in the Daily Mail. Whilst accepting the DM must be read with a huge hand-full of salt what I find worrying is put that article alongside other matters that have been aired and it does strike me that NC is little more than a despot who we all know tend to rule by fear. If NA does depart (sacked or resign) then it going to take a very strong character to stand upto NC and impose his will on the team. This will lead to further confrontations potentially effecting team performance. The next two games will I believe determine NA's future and our season. Here's hoping for 6 points.
And the evidence for your opinion about NC is the Daily Mail?
Rising_Son seems to have all the opinions and no solutions.
How does he / she, know what Steve Coppell or Nigel Adkin might or might not do or think?
At least my suggestion was positive, practical and will save the sacking of a good man who perhaps just needs time, experienced help and support, until after the January window, when he can then strengthen at the back.

Up the Saints.
I don't know and neither do you. Your opinion is neither positive nor negative. It is simply one of many opinions about what is best for Saints. My solution is to let those who know better than you and me decide. Do you have a better solution than that?

So your solution is based on the assumption "those" who know better (assuming they actually do know better)should be allowed to "get on with it". I was naive enough to believe that the bankers knew what they were doing.

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GX Saint 4:15pm Sat 10 Nov 12

2-0 Bury, ... oh dear

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Little Hitler 4:15pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Bury 2 Portsworth 0

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GX Saint 4:16pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Dyer's on. Come on Luke, introduce yourself

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Little Hitler 4:21pm Sat 10 Nov 12

YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS
SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS
SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS
SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS
S$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
$$$$$$$$$$$$$!!!

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Rising_Son 4:22pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Yessssssss.

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GX Saint 4:22pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Morgan !!!!

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SaintRachel 4:23pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Love the spiderman!

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MGRA 4:26pm Sat 10 Nov 12

4-2-3-1 ......or as its now called four-TWO-three-one , get in spiderman !

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Little Hitler 4:30pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Not again FFS!

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GX Saint 4:30pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Shambles

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circa 66 saint 4:33pm Sat 10 Nov 12

bury v pompey live commentary

Comment From Kent
Radio Bury (or whoever) were saying about 50 Pompey fans walked out at half time - is it really that dire



did that many go?

and of course it's dire it's pompey

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Skating on thin ice 4:33pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Ha ha ha Nathan Dyer picked your pocket there OK

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Little Hitler 4:34pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Skating on thin ice wrote…


Ha ha ha Nathan Dyer picked your pocket there OK

At least we're not being 'Buried' Skunt!

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MGRA 4:35pm Sat 10 Nov 12

the goal keeper that was pretty much our ever-present during back-to-back promotions sits on the bench... meanwhile one of the three new goal keepers that is clearly not as good as him has just binned our lead...

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Little Hitler 4:37pm Sat 10 Nov 12

A clean sheet was as important as winning if you ask me. Let's hope we can still get the 3 points.

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Saintsnumbers 4:39pm Sat 10 Nov 12

c'mon saints, you can still do this. on the balance of play, you're by far the better team...

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Little Hitler 4:54pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Totally gutted TBH, thought this was the day. Morale must be so low after that!

Thank God for the Skates, always there to cheer us up when times are bad.

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saintsupnorth 4:55pm Sat 10 Nov 12

draw better than a loss, a lot of positives i think

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Norwegian Saint 4:56pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Gazza has given away 2 points... Why didn't he just hoof it... Just why?!
We should've won with that performance, simple as that, Gazza has not really done anything for us... Can anyone remember him saving a shot?
We should've had a penalty and we never deserved to lose or draw.
Punch was my man of the match.

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Rising_Son 4:58pm Sat 10 Nov 12

JohnItaly wrote…


Rising_Son wrote…


ventnorsaint wrote…


Rising_Son wrote…


JohnItaly wrote…


Very surprised to see no comment re the article about Nicola Cortose in the Daily Mail. Whilst accepting the DM must be read with a huge hand-full of salt what I find worrying is put that article alongside other matters that have been aired and it does strike me that NC is little more than a despot who we all know tend to rule by fear. If NA does depart (sacked or resign) then it going to take a very strong character to stand upto NC and impose his will on the team. This will lead to further confrontations potentially effecting team performance. The next two games will I believe determine NA's future and our season. Here's hoping for 6 points.
And the evidence for your opinion about NC is the Daily Mail?
Rising_Son seems to have all the opinions and no solutions.
How does he / she, know what Steve Coppell or Nigel Adkin might or might not do or think?
At least my suggestion was positive, practical and will save the sacking of a good man who perhaps just needs time, experienced help and support, until after the January window, when he can then strengthen at the back.

Up the Saints.
I don't know and neither do you. Your opinion is neither positive nor negative. It is simply one of many opinions about what is best for Saints. My solution is to let those who know better than you and me decide. Do you have a better solution than that?
So your solution is based on the assumption "those" who know better (assuming they actually do know better)should be allowed to "get on with it". I was naive enough to believe that the bankers knew what they were doing.

So, you were naive to believe the bankers knew what they were doing. Why do think you might not be equally naive in this case too?

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saintand266 5:02pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Just walking back to my car wondering how we didn't win . Still I suppose a point is better than nothing , a lot of positives today just a shame another error cost us

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saintand266 5:02pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Just walking back to my car wondering how we didn't win . Still I suppose a point is better than nothing , a lot of positives today just a shame another error cost us

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olddellsaint 5:03pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Dear Mr Chairman,

Please get your wallet out for the January sales, a whole new defence wouldn't go a miss.

Many Thanks, Mary Xmas

unhappy Saints fan

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saintand266 5:06pm Sat 10 Nov 12

And I see the blue few are more concerned about our result than their own . Shame about all those great bestest poopey fans leaving at half time too .

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Norwegian Saint 5:06pm Sat 10 Nov 12

How many goals have we given away by defensive errors?
Next week...
SURVIVAL OF THE MANAGERS!

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up saints 5:07pm Sat 10 Nov 12

2 points gifted away but better ballanced performance

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Rising_Son 5:07pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Should've won that. Stupid mistakes!

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saintsupnorth 5:09pm Sat 10 Nov 12

We all wanted to start climbing the table from today, and i think that was the focus. And that's what we are doing, no longer sat at the bottom. I am pleased with todays performance, but again mistakes cost us. But at least we are now moving in the right direction.

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wagster 5:09pm Sat 10 Nov 12

please buy shay given!!!!!

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Rising_Son 5:10pm Sat 10 Nov 12

saintand266 wrote…


And I see the blue few are more concerned about our result than their own . Shame about all those great bestest poopey fans leaving at half time too .

They've no reason to be concerned about their results. Their future is Chanrai or liquidation.

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Little Hitler 5:12pm Sat 10 Nov 12

saintsupnorth wrote…


We all wanted to start climbing the table from today, and i think that was the focus. And that's what we are doing, no longer sat at the bottom. I am pleased with todays performance, but again mistakes cost us. But at least we are now moving in the right direction.

A good point, we're now above QPR who we face next weekend. Hopefully we can use that to our advantage and look towards a win.

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Demarkation 5:14pm Sat 10 Nov 12

I don't think they're are any positives to take unfortunately. Once again we have proven that if the opponents don't create a chance, we will create one for them. What's the point in completely dominating a game if you're gonna **** around with the ball at the back and gift them a goal? Take nothing away from the finish from Dyer, excellent shot and 80% of the time he will pull it wide.

In my opinion, once we got the goal, we were complacent at the back - we thought all of a sudden we had good defenders. I fear this game has cost Adkins his job - well done Gazza

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Demarkation 5:17pm Sat 10 Nov 12

I'd love to see the stats but we must be the team with most pass backs to our keeper, most of them are completely unneccesary and just put us under pressure.
Has anyone else noticed the constant backpassing?

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Norwegian Saint 5:18pm Sat 10 Nov 12

saintsupnorth wrote…


We all wanted to start climbing the table from today, and i think that was the focus. And that's what we are doing, no longer sat at the bottom. I am pleased with todays performance, but again mistakes cost us. But at least we are now moving in the right direction.

There was only one direction we could go! ;-)
The biggest game of the season next week, lose and we are doomed... unless we have a bit of luck! And the way our luck is just not happening for us... Deflected goals, in off a post, own goals... It surely has to change.
If we were on deal or no deal we would have the penny!
Saints forever!

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Storm Shadow 5:19pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Swansea end a run of three successive away defeats.

35 points from 27 games required, need to win at home to stand any chance of staying up.

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JohnItaly 5:19pm Sat 10 Nov 12

saintand266 wrote…


Just walking back to my car wondering how we didn't win . Still I suppose a point is better than nothing , a lot of positives today just a shame another error cost us

Sad to say but there is only one positive I am now prepared to accept - that is a victory AND a clean sheet.

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saintsupnorth 5:22pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Think we should change the saints anthem to ' The only way is up '!!. Makes a change to comment after a match, and have positives to say rather than reading endless negatives.

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Scarborosaint 5:24pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Couldn't make it today but much better balanced shape by the sound of it, Paul Merson seemed to think we should of had a penalty ? Sloppy goal against it would seem , individual mistakes are killing us , how did young shaw do and could he be the answer to the left back problem ? Great to see corky back

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Rising_Son 5:30pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Scarborosaint wrote…


Couldn't make it today but much better balanced shape by the sound of it, Paul Merson seemed to think we should of had a penalty ? Sloppy goal against it would seem , individual mistakes are killing us , how did young shaw do and could he be the answer to the left back problem ? Great to see corky back

Much better shape today. Not one penalty but two and possibly three. Shaw did well and looks promising. Cork made a difference. Poor clearance from Gazzaniga, poor control by Yoshida and two points lost. Silly, really.

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JohnItaly 5:32pm Sat 10 Nov 12

I expect NC will be blaming the DE for publishing an article about ex Saints scoring against us. I know I am.

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billythesaint 5:32pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Adkins got us promoted from the 3rd and 2nd division with a team that had millions invested in it. Millions. Premier League? Totally inept, out of his depth and exposed as pretty much clueless. He got Scunthorpe promoted twice. Twice? Yes because he got them relegated once. Still want Adkins as manager? You are a disgrace if you do. Whenever the opposition change things or score he does...nothing. Sick to death of this.
Man City batter us but we somehow only lose 3-2.
Wigan, yes, Wigan roll us over at home 2-0 and he does nothing.
Man Utd bring on world class Scholes when we are 2-1 up. He does nothing, we lose.
Arsenal batter us 6-1.
Aston Villa got 1-0 up, lose their best player and we roll them over. Clap clap.
Everton start to demolish us in the space of 10 minutes, he does nothing, we lose 3-1.
Fulham are awful but we only draw.
West Ham batter us 4-1.
Spurs batter us first half and then totally take their foot off the gas second half and still beat us.
West Brom go 2-0 up after 56 minutes, 20 minutes later he makes a sub, we lose.
Swansea equalize and we do....nothing.
"Call yourself a fan?"
Yeah, I do, and an ex pro footballer, which is why I want him out pronto.
Off to get sh!tfaced in town.

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joelster 5:38pm Sat 10 Nov 12

billythesaint wrote…


Adkins got us promoted from the 3rd and 2nd division with a team that had millions invested in it. Millions. Premier League? Totally inept, out of his depth and exposed as pretty much clueless. He got Scunthorpe promoted twice. Twice? Yes because he got them relegated once. Still want Adkins as manager? You are a disgrace if you do. Whenever the opposition change things or score he does...nothing. Sick to death of this.
Man City batter us but we somehow only lose 3-2.
Wigan, yes, Wigan roll us over at home 2-0 and he does nothing.
Man Utd bring on world class Scholes when we are 2-1 up. He does nothing, we lose.
Arsenal batter us 6-1.
Aston Villa got 1-0 up, lose their best player and we roll them over. Clap clap.
Everton start to demolish us in the space of 10 minutes, he does nothing, we lose 3-1.
Fulham are awful but we only draw.
West Ham batter us 4-1.
Spurs batter us first half and then totally take their foot off the gas second half and still beat us.
West Brom go 2-0 up after 56 minutes, 20 minutes later he makes a sub, we lose.
Swansea equalize and we do....nothing.
"Call yourself a fan?"
Yeah, I do, and an ex pro footballer, which is why I want him out pronto.
Off to get sh!tfaced in town.

oh go fly a kite!

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Scarborosaint 5:40pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Rising_Son wrote…


Scarborosaint wrote…


Couldn't make it today but much better balanced shape by the sound of it, Paul Merson seemed to think we should of had a penalty ? Sloppy goal against it would seem , individual mistakes are killing us , how did young shaw do and could he be the answer to the left back problem ? Great to see corky back
Much better shape today. Not one penalty but two and possibly three. Shaw did well and looks promising. Cork made a difference. Poor clearance from Gazzaniga, poor control by Yoshida and two points lost. Silly, really.

Thanks mate you can try and overplay some times , lots of positives by the sound of things , I am sure the NA out brigade will be out in in force but nothing will be achieved by panicking or making knee jerk reactions , like what he has had to say this week tried to stay positive and we need a confidence boosting win from somewhere a deflection , mis kick , keep the faith those fans of little faith , things have been worse than this in the past coyr

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Rising_Son 5:43pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Scarborosaint wrote…


Rising_Son wrote…


Scarborosaint wrote…


Couldn't make it today but much better balanced shape by the sound of it, Paul Merson seemed to think we should of had a penalty ? Sloppy goal against it would seem , individual mistakes are killing us , how did young shaw do and could he be the answer to the left back problem ? Great to see corky back
Much better shape today. Not one penalty but two and possibly three. Shaw did well and looks promising. Cork made a difference. Poor clearance from Gazzaniga, poor control by Yoshida and two points lost. Silly, really.
Thanks mate you can try and overplay some times , lots of positives by the sound of things , I am sure the NA out brigade will be out in in force but nothing will be achieved by panicking or making knee jerk reactions , like what he has had to say this week tried to stay positive and we need a confidence boosting win from somewhere a deflection , mis kick , keep the faith those fans of little faith , things have been worse than this in the past coyr

We should have won today. I think that's a positive.

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Norwegian Saint 5:47pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Scarborosaint wrote…


Couldn't make it today but much better balanced shape by the sound of it, Paul Merson seemed to think we should of had a penalty ? Sloppy goal against it would seem , individual mistakes are killing us , how did young shaw do and could he be the answer to the left back problem ? Great to see corky back

Luuuuuke was close to being my man of the match but that had to go to Punchy.
Lallana was also class but Gazza... oh Gazza just why oh why didn't you hoof it? WHY?
Still... history now... Our season starts next week!

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JohnItaly 5:50pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Rising_Son wrote…


Scarborosaint wrote…


Rising_Son wrote…


Scarborosaint wrote…


Couldn't make it today but much better balanced shape by the sound of it, Paul Merson seemed to think we should of had a penalty ? Sloppy goal against it would seem , individual mistakes are killing us , how did young shaw do and could he be the answer to the left back problem ? Great to see corky back
Much better shape today. Not one penalty but two and possibly three. Shaw did well and looks promising. Cork made a difference. Poor clearance from Gazzaniga, poor control by Yoshida and two points lost. Silly, really.
Thanks mate you can try and overplay some times , lots of positives by the sound of things , I am sure the NA out brigade will be out in in force but nothing will be achieved by panicking or making knee jerk reactions , like what he has had to say this week tried to stay positive and we need a confidence boosting win from somewhere a deflection , mis kick , keep the faith those fans of little faith , things have been worse than this in the past coyr
We should have won today. I think that's a positive.

But the whole point is we didn't.

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OSPREYSAINT 6:01pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Rising_Son wrote…


Scarborosaint wrote…


Couldn't make it today but much better balanced shape by the sound of it, Paul Merson seemed to think we should of had a penalty ? Sloppy goal against it would seem , individual mistakes are killing us , how did young shaw do and could he be the answer to the left back problem ? Great to see corky back
Much better shape today. Not one penalty but two and possibly three. Shaw did well and looks promising. Cork made a difference. Poor clearance from Gazzaniga, poor control by Yoshida and two points lost. Silly, really.

Lots of teams make lots of mistakes and get away with it, we make one and get punished, that's what happens when you down on your luck, I cannot recall a single break in our favour and for me the juries out on the penalty shouts, not given so nowt we can do about it.
Progress, this XI if kept together for a few matches could be the answer as long as the don't give possession away in the wrong areas.

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Rising_Son 6:01pm Sat 10 Nov 12

JohnItaly wrote…


Rising_Son wrote…


Scarborosaint wrote…


Rising_Son wrote…


Scarborosaint wrote…


Couldn't make it today but much better balanced shape by the sound of it, Paul Merson seemed to think we should of had a penalty ? Sloppy goal against it would seem , individual mistakes are killing us , how did young shaw do and could he be the answer to the left back problem ? Great to see corky back
Much better shape today. Not one penalty but two and possibly three. Shaw did well and looks promising. Cork made a difference. Poor clearance from Gazzaniga, poor control by Yoshida and two points lost. Silly, really.
Thanks mate you can try and overplay some times , lots of positives by the sound of things , I am sure the NA out brigade will be out in in force but nothing will be achieved by panicking or making knee jerk reactions , like what he has had to say this week tried to stay positive and we need a confidence boosting win from somewhere a deflection , mis kick , keep the faith those fans of little faith , things have been worse than this in the past coyr
We should have won today. I think that's a positive.
But the whole point is we didn't.

So, you think the whole point is that we didn't win. It's important I agree but I don't think it's the whole point. I think it is also very important that we played better than in the last couple of matches and deserved to win.

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OSPREYSAINT 6:03pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Didn't lose though, progress.

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ramptonfromsouthampton 6:09pm Sat 10 Nov 12

billythesaint wrote…


Adkins got us promoted from the 3rd and 2nd division with a team that had millions invested in it. Millions. Premier League? Totally inept, out of his depth and exposed as pretty much clueless. He got Scunthorpe promoted twice. Twice? Yes because he got them relegated once. Still want Adkins as manager? You are a disgrace if you do. Whenever the opposition change things or score he does...nothing. Sick to death of this.
Man City batter us but we somehow only lose 3-2.
Wigan, yes, Wigan roll us over at home 2-0 and he does nothing.
Man Utd bring on world class Scholes when we are 2-1 up. He does nothing, we lose.
Arsenal batter us 6-1.
Aston Villa got 1-0 up, lose their best player and we roll them over. Clap clap.
Everton start to demolish us in the space of 10 minutes, he does nothing, we lose 3-1.
Fulham are awful but we only draw.
West Ham batter us 4-1.
Spurs batter us first half and then totally take their foot off the gas second half and still beat us.
West Brom go 2-0 up after 56 minutes, 20 minutes later he makes a sub, we lose.
Swansea equalize and we do....nothing.
"Call yourself a fan?"
Yeah, I do, and an ex pro footballer, which is why I want him out pronto.
Off to get sh!tfaced in town.

Enjoy getting shitfaced 'ex-pro player', try not to do anything disgraceful eh? Wouldn't want to shatter that illusion that having been in the game, you know better than the rest of us.

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hates the skates 6:20pm Sat 10 Nov 12

every point counts. were in this together

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Scarborosaint 6:20pm Sat 10 Nov 12

ramptonfromsouthampt
on
wrote…


billythesaint wrote…


Adkins got us promoted from the 3rd and 2nd division with a team that had millions invested in it. Millions. Premier League? Totally inept, out of his depth and exposed as pretty much clueless. He got Scunthorpe promoted twice. Twice? Yes because he got them relegated once. Still want Adkins as manager? You are a disgrace if you do. Whenever the opposition change things or score he does...nothing. Sick to death of this.
Man City batter us but we somehow only lose 3-2.
Wigan, yes, Wigan roll us over at home 2-0 and he does nothing.
Man Utd bring on world class Scholes when we are 2-1 up. He does nothing, we lose.
Arsenal batter us 6-1.
Aston Villa got 1-0 up, lose their best player and we roll them over. Clap clap.
Everton start to demolish us in the space of 10 minutes, he does nothing, we lose 3-1.
Fulham are awful but we only draw.
West Ham batter us 4-1.
Spurs batter us first half and then totally take their foot off the gas second half and still beat us.
West Brom go 2-0 up after 56 minutes, 20 minutes later he makes a sub, we lose.
Swansea equalize and we do....nothing.
"Call yourself a fan?"
Yeah, I do, and an ex pro footballer, which is why I want him out pronto.
Off to get sh!tfaced in town.
Enjoy getting shitfaced 'ex-pro player', try not to do anything disgraceful eh? Wouldn't want to shatter that illusion that having been in the game, you know better than the rest of us.

He has never played professional football , otherwise he would that the manager picks the team once they cross the line he can't legislate for mistakes , a couple of the substitutiond have been strange granted but every body makes the wrong call or mistake it's human nature, I never played in the premiership but made a living in the lower divisions but everything you do wrong is under the microscope nowadays and the higher up you play , the better players take advantages of any weaknesses or mistakes

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warrens 76 7:07pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Lallana has had two stone cold penalties ignored in two games running, why?

It is true that for the bigger clubs decisions even out over the season amongst themselves....howeve
r the proffessional cunning for us is lacking, indeed an element of integrity and not complaining and cheating unfortunately is costing us....

I believe that when every sport can have video replays except football it is because it will prevent matches being influenced, SAF, Platini, Sepp Blatter and others like the ability to have this "influence" in the game.

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willygetaway 7:12pm Sat 10 Nov 12

warrens 76 wrote…


Lallana has had two stone cold penalties ignored in two games running, why?

It is true that for the bigger clubs decisions even out over the season amongst themselves....howeve

r the proffessional cunning for us is lacking, indeed an element of integrity and not complaining and cheating unfortunately is costing us....

I believe that when every sport can have video replays except football it is because it will prevent matches being influenced, SAF, Platini, Sepp Blatter and others like the ability to have this "influence" in the game.

you would have been happier at todays match bro

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OSPREYSAINT 7:46pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Look on the bright side we gained a point on Sunderland and Villa today

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saintlysoul 7:58pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Red n White wrote…


I think this is one of the strongest sides we've put out all season. Cork should strengthen the defence by giving more cover, the front 4 are all deadly. A strong bench with the ability to mix it up if things aren't working. Can see Mayuka coming on and tearing up Monk. Now let's get the 3 points!!

Rubbish quote!!!!!

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saintlysoul 8:00pm Sat 10 Nov 12

Scarborosaint wrote…


ramptonfromsouthampt

on
wrote…


billythesaint wrote…


Adkins got us promoted from the 3rd and 2nd division with a team that had millions invested in it. Millions. Premier League? Totally inept, out of his depth and exposed as pretty much clueless. He got Scunthorpe promoted twice. Twice? Yes because he got them relegated once. Still want Adkins as manager? You are a disgrace if you do. Whenever the opposition change things or score he does...nothing. Sick to death of this.
Man City batter us but we somehow only lose 3-2.
Wigan, yes, Wigan roll us over at home 2-0 and he does nothing.
Man Utd bring on world class Scholes when we are 2-1 up. He does nothing, we lose.
Arsenal batter us 6-1.
Aston Villa got 1-0 up, lose their best player and we roll them over. Clap clap.
Everton start to demolish us in the space of 10 minutes, he does nothing, we lose 3-1.
Fulham are awful but we only draw.
West Ham batter us 4-1.
Spurs batter us first half and then totally take their foot off the gas second half and still beat us.
West Brom go 2-0 up after 56 minutes, 20 minutes later he makes a sub, we lose.
Swansea equalize and we do....nothing.
"Call yourself a fan?"
Yeah, I do, and an ex pro footballer, which is why I want him out pronto.
Off to get sh!tfaced in town.
Enjoy getting shitfaced 'ex-pro player', try not to do anything disgraceful eh? Wouldn't want to shatter that illusion that having been in the game, you know better than the rest of us.
He has never played professional football , otherwise he would that the manager picks the team once they cross the line he can't legislate for mistakes , a couple of the substitutiond have been strange granted but every body makes the wrong call or mistake it's human nature, I never played in the premiership but made a living in the lower divisions but everything you do wrong is under the microscope nowadays and the higher up you play , the better players take advantages of any weaknesses or mistakes

This is very insightful and totally unarguable very informative - thank you to someone who clearly knows what he's talking about!!!!!!!

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saintlysoul 8:01pm Sat 10 Nov 12

OSPREYSAINT wrote…


Rising_Son wrote…


Scarborosaint wrote…


Couldn't make it today but much better balanced shape by the sound of it, Paul Merson seemed to think we should of had a penalty ? Sloppy goal against it would seem , individual mistakes are killing us , how did young shaw do and could he be the answer to the left back problem ? Great to see corky back
Much better shape today. Not one penalty but two and possibly three. Shaw did well and looks promising. Cork made a difference. Poor clearance from Gazzaniga, poor control by Yoshida and two points lost. Silly, really.
Lots of teams make lots of mistakes and get away with it, we make one and get punished, that's what happens when you down on your luck, I cannot recall a single break in our favour and for me the juries out on the penalty shouts, not given so nowt we can do about it.
Progress, this XI if kept together for a few matches could be the answer as long as the don't give possession away in the wrong areas.

Idiot!

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saintlysoul 8:01pm Sat 10 Nov 12

OSPREYSAINT wrote…


Rising_Son wrote…


Scarborosaint wrote…


Couldn't make it today but much better balanced shape by the sound of it, Paul Merson seemed to think we should of had a penalty ? Sloppy goal against it would seem , individual mistakes are killing us , how did young shaw do and could he be the answer to the left back problem ? Great to see corky back
Much better shape today. Not one penalty but two and possibly three. Shaw did well and looks promising. Cork made a difference. Poor clearance from Gazzaniga, poor control by Yoshida and two points lost. Silly, really.
Lots of teams make lots of mistakes and get away with it, we make one and get punished, that's what happens when you down on your luck, I cannot recall a single break in our favour and for me the juries out on the penalty shouts, not given so nowt we can do about it.
Progress, this XI if kept together for a few matches could be the answer as long as the don't give possession away in the wrong areas.

Idiot!

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OSPREYSAINT 9:07pm Sat 10 Nov 12

saintlysoul wrote…


OSPREYSAINT wrote…


Rising_Son wrote…


Scarborosaint wrote…


Couldn't make it today but much better balanced shape by the sound of it, Paul Merson seemed to think we should of had a penalty ? Sloppy goal against it would seem , individual mistakes are killing us , how did young shaw do and could he be the answer to the left back problem ? Great to see corky back
Much better shape today. Not one penalty but two and possibly three. Shaw did well and looks promising. Cork made a difference. Poor clearance from Gazzaniga, poor control by Yoshida and two points lost. Silly, really.
Lots of teams make lots of mistakes and get away with it, we make one and get punished, that's what happens when you down on your luck, I cannot recall a single break in our favour and for me the juries out on the penalty shouts, not given so nowt we can do about it.
Progress, this XI if kept together for a few matches could be the answer as long as the don't give possession away in the wrong areas.
Idiot!

I resemble that remark.

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OSPREYSAINT 9:09pm Sat 10 Nov 12

saintlysoul wrote…


Red n White wrote…


I think this is one of the strongest sides we've put out all season. Cork should strengthen the defence by giving more cover, the front 4 are all deadly. A strong bench with the ability to mix it up if things aren't working. Can see Mayuka coming on and tearing up Monk. Now let's get the 3 points!!
Rubbish quote!!!!!

Are you kent141 in disguise? Or one of our other WUM/trolls?

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OSPREYSAINT 9:12pm Sat 10 Nov 12

MGRA wrote…


the goal keeper that was pretty much our ever-present during back-to-back promotions sits on the bench... meanwhile one of the three new goal keepers that is clearly not as good as him has just binned our lead...

Says the man who wants to get rid of the bus I use to get to St Marys, but that's on another thread!

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st1halo 4:52am Sun 11 Nov 12

saintsupnorth wrote…


draw better than a loss, a lot of positives i think

True!
One main positive for me today !!

No danger of Guly being brought on!!

STID

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