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Saints 2 Newcastle 0

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Daily Echo: Photograph of the Author

Gordon Simpson, Senior Sports Reporter

    Saints move out of the bottom three after 2-0 win
  • Nigel Adkins' team keep first clean sheet of season
  • Adam Lallana gave Saints a first-half lead
  • Gaston Ramirez doubled the advantage after 60mins
  • Alan Pardew returned to St Mary's for the first time since being sacked as Saints boss

Comments


Strasbourg Saint 1:10pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Well, here we go. The eight-day wait is over.

It's a good time to play them but, as Puppy said on the other thread, we can't expect them to roll over.

Have fun at the Joshua Tree. Wish I could be there with the little Strassies, it's about time Seedhouse bought us all a pint!

3-1 Saints but only if we play to our strengths.

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up saints 1:11pm Sun 25 Nov 12

same team and subs please

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Strasbourg Saint 1:20pm Sun 25 Nov 12

The vote is interesting. When I registered (WIN), I was probably first and it showed 100% for a win. In no time, there has been a swing towards LOSE. At the time of posting, if my maths are right, possibly 9 votes (64%) for WIN, 3 (21%) DRAW, 2 (14%) LOSE. So, the question is, of the first 14 votes, who clicked LOSE? I doubt if it's Saints fans believing they're being realistic or hedging their bets. So, if my hunch is true, how long have the two well-known skunts been salivating behind their PCs waiting for the thread to open so as to register LOSE?

I guess they just can't stay away.

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up saints 1:27pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Strasbourg Saint wrote…


The vote is interesting. When I registered (WIN), I was probably first and it showed 100% for a win. In no time, there has been a swing towards LOSE. At the time of posting, if my maths are right, possibly 9 votes (64%) for WIN, 3 (21%) DRAW, 2 (14%) LOSE. So, the question is, of the first 14 votes, who clicked LOSE? I doubt if it's Saints fans believing they're being realistic or hedging their bets. So, if my hunch is true, how long have the two well-known skunts been salivating behind their PCs waiting for the thread to open so as to register LOSE?

I guess they just can't stay away.

not coming on today celebrating there recent record played 8 lost 7 drawn 1

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Mason limerick 1:39pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Hi lads can anyone help me ? I'm a Southampton fan of over 30 years living in Limerick, Ireland. I was at the Uefa Cup match in Limerick in 1981 and have been to Southampton many times for games and
London a couple of times. I'm going to liverpool next week with 6 Liverpool fans and I wasn't able to get a ticket for the Southampton section as they were snapped up by season ticket holders. Any ideas on how I might get a ticket. I'd really appreciate any help. My email address if anyone has any ideas is jasoncurtin@eircom.n
et

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Norwegian Saint 1:44pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Signing in from Norge...
Heart says a win but head says a draw... As the song goes "listen to your heart"!
Come on Saints!!!

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bluewhiteandred 1:50pm Sun 25 Nov 12

up saints wrote…


Strasbourg Saint wrote…


The vote is interesting. When I registered (WIN), I was probably first and it showed 100% for a win. In no time, there has been a swing towards LOSE. At the time of posting, if my maths are right, possibly 9 votes (64%) for WIN, 3 (21%) DRAW, 2 (14%) LOSE. So, the question is, of the first 14 votes, who clicked LOSE? I doubt if it's Saints fans believing they're being realistic or hedging their bets. So, if my hunch is true, how long have the two well-known skunts been salivating behind their PCs waiting for the thread to open so as to register LOSE?

I guess they just can't stay away.
not coming on today celebrating there recent record played 8 lost 7 drawn 1

hello STRAS

You cant help your self in your sub conscience pompey chats to you all the time you try and fight it but you lose against all of pompey arguments you know in your self deluded world although pompey are on roller coaster sent by their disonest owners that the roller coater will return. we are light years ahead of your pointless non achieving club ! .

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St.Yorkie 1:51pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Just read on thread someone pulled up in training on Thursday - not sure who and how bad.
May mean changes to the team from last week.
Let's hope it's not Gaston or Rickie!

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up saints 1:54pm Sun 25 Nov 12

St.Yorkie wrote…


Just read on thread someone pulled up in training on Thursday - not sure who and how bad.
May mean changes to the team from last week.
Let's hope it's not Gaston or Rickie!

someone said fox not even in the squad suprised not bench

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mack chinnon 1:55pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Checking in from Esjberg.
COYR,s

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St.Yorkie 2:05pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Could be right - no worries probably Fox after all!

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up saints 2:06pm Sun 25 Nov 12

guly on the bench he will come on last 15 min just hope we are 4-0 up

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redandy10 2:07pm Sun 25 Nov 12

COYR! Team of the Gods!

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Strasbourg Saint 2:11pm Sun 25 Nov 12

up saints wrote…


Strasbourg Saint wrote…


The vote is interesting. When I registered (WIN), I was probably first and it showed 100% for a win. In no time, there has been a swing towards LOSE. At the time of posting, if my maths are right, possibly 9 votes (64%) for WIN, 3 (21%) DRAW, 2 (14%) LOSE. So, the question is, of the first 14 votes, who clicked LOSE? I doubt if it's Saints fans believing they're being realistic or hedging their bets. So, if my hunch is true, how long have the two well-known skunts been salivating behind their PCs waiting for the thread to open so as to register LOSE?

I guess they just can't stay away.
not coming on today celebrating there recent record played 8 lost 7 drawn 1

See, bluewhiteandinbred is already here.

Shhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!

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Little Hitler 2:11pm Sun 25 Nov 12

COYR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!1

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Norwegian Saint 2:13pm Sun 25 Nov 12

mack chinnon wrote…


Checking in from Esjberg.
COYR,s

Unchanged starting line up! :-)

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Norwegian Saint 2:15pm Sun 25 Nov 12

The only change I wanted to see was in the goalkeeping department, but in NA we trust.

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bluewhiteandred 2:22pm Sun 25 Nov 12

IM off now pleased your talking saints for a change and not all pompey makes a change! . I get fed up reading stupid pointless posts on Pompey.

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mack chinnon 2:23pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Norwegian Saint wrote…


mack chinnon wrote…


Checking in from Esjberg.
COYR,s
Unchanged starting line up! :-)

Yep,good.We looked solid last week.

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St.Yorkie 2:23pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Norwegian Saint wrote…


The only change I wanted to see was in the goalkeeping department, but in NA we trust.

The future is Gazzanigga - he has to get experience. He can't get that on the bench behind Davis or Boruc. Look what happened to Bart - we don't want the same thing to happen with Gazza!

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up saints 2:27pm Sun 25 Nov 12

St.Yorkie wrote…


Norwegian Saint wrote…


The only change I wanted to see was in the goalkeeping department, but in NA we trust.
The future is Gazzanigga - he has to get experience. He can't get that on the bench behind Davis or Boruc. Look what happened to Bart - we don't want the same thing to happen with Gazza!

i do agree gazza for me

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Norwegian Saint 2:29pm Sun 25 Nov 12

St.Yorkie wrote…


Norwegian Saint wrote…


The only change I wanted to see was in the goalkeeping department, but in NA we trust.
The future is Gazzanigga - he has to get experience. He can't get that on the bench behind Davis or Boruc. Look what happened to Bart - we don't want the same thing to happen with Gazza!

Yeah... I know he needs experience but at what cost? We seem to be a goal down every time he plays.
But I am behind him (for now) and wish him and the team a clean sheet.
Together as one!

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mack chinnon 2:30pm Sun 25 Nov 12

St.Yorkie wrote…


Norwegian Saint wrote…


The only change I wanted to see was in the goalkeeping department, but in NA we trust.
The future is Gazzanigga - he has to get experience. He can't get that on the bench behind Davis or Boruc. Look what happened to Bart - we don't want the same thing to happen with Gazza!

Gazza enjoyed himself last weekend.

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Norwegian Saint 2:35pm Sun 25 Nov 12

mack chinnon wrote…


St.Yorkie wrote…


Norwegian Saint wrote…


The only change I wanted to see was in the goalkeeping department, but in NA we trust.
The future is Gazzanigga - he has to get experience. He can't get that on the bench behind Davis or Boruc. Look what happened to Bart - we don't want the same thing to happen with Gazza!
Gazza enjoyed himself last weekend.

Yeah... He went on holiday for 10 mins of the 2nd half :-D
I soooo hope he has a quiet game but with Ba and Cisse it could be tough.

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saintsupnorth 2:35pm Sun 25 Nov 12

mack chinnon wrote…


St.Yorkie wrote…


Norwegian Saint wrote…


The only change I wanted to see was in the goalkeeping department, but in NA we trust.
The future is Gazzanigga - he has to get experience. He can't get that on the bench behind Davis or Boruc. Look what happened to Bart - we don't want the same thing to happen with Gazza!
Gazza enjoyed himself last weekend.

Gazza part of the Future of the club, so we have to give him time. Think he has done well so far considering his age and the amount of pressure he is under. Has to be one of the youngest goalies in the prem who get's regular starts. Only concern i have is our defenders passing back to him, puts him in a awkward position sometimes.

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TEBOURBA 2:37pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Interesting words from Alan about Mr Cortese, of course that's his censored, polite, opinion of the man.
I hope the Geordies' depleted side stuff Cortese, for Alan, MLT, Solent Interiors, the ex programme sellers and all the other decent people Cortese has sh*t on!

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Strasbourg Saint 2:41pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Norwegian Saint wrote…


mack chinnon wrote…


Checking in from Esjberg.
COYR,s
Unchanged starting line up! :-)

We're so international on here. Denmark, Norway, Ireland (good luck with the Liverpool tickets, Jason) and the Far East and Australasia haven't arrived yet.

United as One! COYR!

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Rising_Son 2:48pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Evenin` all. Nervously optimistic about today's match. COYR.

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Norwegian Saint 2:49pm Sun 25 Nov 12

TEBOURBA wrote…


Interesting words from Alan about Mr Cortese, of course that's his censored, polite, opinion of the man.
I hope the Geordies' depleted side stuff Cortese, for Alan, MLT, Solent Interiors, the ex programme sellers and all the other decent people Cortese has sh*t on!

And here comes the Muppet show!
Just can't stay away, bless.
Well done with that 93min point, what's that now... Ummm.... 1 point from 24?

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mack chinnon 2:51pm Sun 25 Nov 12

saintsupnorth wrote…


mack chinnon wrote…


St.Yorkie wrote…


Norwegian Saint wrote…


The only change I wanted to see was in the goalkeeping department, but in NA we trust.
The future is Gazzanigga - he has to get experience. He can't get that on the bench behind Davis or Boruc. Look what happened to Bart - we don't want the same thing to happen with Gazza!
Gazza enjoyed himself last weekend.
Gazza part of the Future of the club, so we have to give him time. Think he has done well so far considering his age and the amount of pressure he is under. Has to be one of the youngest goalies in the prem who get's regular starts. Only concern i have is our defenders passing back to him, puts him in a awkward position sometimes.

Agree. I also think his distribution is superior to Kelvin.Havent seen Boruc so am not able to say.
Stick with him he will be our no 1.
Shame about the rats tail though.

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up saints 2:51pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Rising_Son wrote…


Evenin` all. Nervously optimistic about today's match. COYR.

same here fsi football streaming showing 4 lnks if anyone intrested enjoy the game all

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Rising_Son 2:54pm Sun 25 Nov 12

TEBOURBA wrote…


Interesting words from Alan about Mr Cortese, of course that's his censored, polite, opinion of the man.
I hope the Geordies' depleted side stuff Cortese, for Alan, MLT, Solent Interiors, the ex programme sellers and all the other decent people Cortese has sh*t on!

You seem to have stronger feelings for NC than you do for Saints. Not much of a Saints supporter, are you?

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saintsupnorth 2:55pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Best stream i have found so far:

http://sportsembed.c
om/channels/channel-
1/stream-1.php

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Rising_Son 2:55pm Sun 25 Nov 12

up saints wrote…


Rising_Son wrote…


Evenin` all. Nervously optimistic about today's match. COYR.
same here fsi football streaming showing 4 lnks if anyone intrested enjoy the game all

We've got it live on satellite.

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Saints + Wigan fan II 2:56pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Anyone got any live feeds for me??

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saintsupnorth 2:58pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Saints + Wigan fan II wrote…


Anyone got any live feeds for me??

http://sportsembed.c
om/channels/channel-
1/stream-1.php

Try this one

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Tirau Dan 2:59pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Rising_Son wrote…


Evenin` all. Nervously optimistic about today's match. COYR.

3-1 Saints please... is it raining then? haha toon will have an excuse for hoof ball then.

COYR

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PTID1898 3:02pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Come on the toon

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Strasbourg Saint 3:02pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Shhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!

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Saints + Wigan fan II 3:13pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Looks like that feed is down I got one me. Looking good COYR.

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Skating on thin ice 3:15pm Sun 25 Nov 12

It's not often that bookmakers give money away, but the odds of nearly 3/1 available on a Toon win are a real gift. Get in now!! Probably something wrong with their software, they have based the odds on the delusional poll on this webpage instead of on real probabilities.

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Norwegian Saint 3:15pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Steady Gazza... Steady!

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saintsupnorth 3:17pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Another Stupid pass back!!!!

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Norwegian Saint 3:32pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Close by Punchy!

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Tirau Dan 3:32pm Sun 25 Nov 12

This refs going to have it off with Jose... once again no favours going our way.. 3-0 Ref - toons loving him.

Rickie is looking slow... way behind Punch and Adam on the break.. laugh though watching Saints playing passing football today they are a million miles from that hoof ball team that drew all those dirt track games in L1 COYR

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Norwegian Saint 3:35pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Lallanaaaaaaaaa!!!!!
!!!!!!!
Yes!!!!!!!

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Tirau Dan 3:36pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Had to come... Saints are at least 3 better than this crap toon side... Real Football from Saints under Nigel.. Merrington etc with thier criticism of Nigel over Pards can do one!!!


COYR.. Nigel Adkins Red and White Army.... lots to go lads.. up you get..

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Beer Monster 3:36pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Get in there my son!

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Little Hitler 3:37pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Shhhhhhhhhhhh!

Hang on....



YESSSSSSSS11111!!!!!
!!!!!

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mack chinnon 3:40pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Good boy Adam.

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Tirau Dan 3:41pm Sun 25 Nov 12

I swear Punchie has Energizers up his jacksie today

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Stroppy_gramps 3:43pm Sun 25 Nov 12

get.

in.

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Norwegian Saint 3:47pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Seriously could have been 4-0, excellent 1st half... Please don't throw it away this time!

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SaintMax 3:50pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Looking good! Gaston, Puncheon, Rickie, Adam all looking threatening.

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Rising_Son 3:51pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Tirau Dan wrote…


I swear Punchie has Energizers up his jacksie today

He's been brilliant.I just wish his finishing was more consistently deadly.

Mind you, it's been a good performance all round.

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Little Hitler 3:52pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Gaston described as diminutive on the BBC website? He's 6ft FFS!

Excellent half, clean sheet essential today.

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GX Saint 3:54pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Sticking with 3-0

We are easily capable based on that showing. Gazza still worries me but he did a decent punch that half and the crowd gave him a decent response.

First clean sheet today.

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Strasbourg Saint 3:55pm Sun 25 Nov 12

It's as one-sided as the match at Coventry yesterday. I hope we are not as complacent as the sky blues.

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saintsupnorth 3:56pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Little Hitler wrote…


Gaston described as diminutive on the BBC website? He's 6ft FFS!

Excellent half, clean sheet essential today.

That would make Clyne a Midget then!!!

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up saints 3:57pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Norwegian Saint wrote…


Seriously could have been 4-0, excellent 1st half... Please don't throw it away this time!

all will be ok if my mate stays on the bench

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Strasbourg Saint 3:57pm Sun 25 Nov 12

GX Saint wrote…


Sticking with 3-0

We are easily capable based on that showing. Gazza still worries me but he did a decent punch that half and the crowd gave him a decent response.

First clean sheet today.

What, for Saints or Kunt141?

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mack chinnon 4:00pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Strasbourg Saint wrote…


GX Saint wrote…


Sticking with 3-0

We are easily capable based on that showing. Gazza still worries me but he did a decent punch that half and the crowd gave him a decent response.

First clean sheet today.
What, for Saints or Kunt141?

Naughty.

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GX Saint 4:01pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Strasbourg Saint wrote…


GX Saint wrote…

Sticking with 3-0 We are easily capable based on that showing. Gazza still worries me but he did a decent punch that half and the crowd gave him a decent response. First clean sheet today.
What, for Saints or Kunt141?

Ha Ha

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Saints + Wigan fan II 4:03pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Positive first half . Dare I say a clean sheet today ? 3-0 win COYR

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saintsupnorth 4:03pm Sun 25 Nov 12

expecting Newcastle to go for it for the first 15mins so hope we can keep playing the way we have been.

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Tirau Dan 4:16pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Champaign stuff... 2-0 footy lessons!!!

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GX Saint 4:16pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Gazza looking more confident. Great save from Anita (dodgy name).
Gaston 2-0. Top Uruguayan

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GX Saint 4:18pm Sun 25 Nov 12

It's all going to plan. Even Vettel is in trouble at Interlagos

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Stroppy_gramps 4:19pm Sun 25 Nov 12

GET IN

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saintsupnorth 4:20pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Get in!!!...looks like we are swimming to victory literally.

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Little Hitler 4:21pm Sun 25 Nov 12

COME ON :-)

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Little Hitler 4:22pm Sun 25 Nov 12

He's playing quite well for a £12m "flop".

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Tirau Dan 4:26pm Sun 25 Nov 12

anyone wanna apologise to Nigel yet!!!
I think its due from all the boo brigade

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Little Hitler 4:27pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Tirau Dan wrote…


anyone wanna apologise to Nigel yet!!!
I think its due from all the boo brigade

I'd prefer if they just stayed away.

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GX Saint 4:29pm Sun 25 Nov 12

£12m was a snip. He's got all the little South American tricks, clever blind side push just ahead of Punchy hitting the post

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JohnItaly 4:29pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Tirau Dan wrote…


anyone wanna apologise to Nigel yet!!!
I think its due from all the boo brigade

Please let's wait for a victory before we start passing comments like that - it makes me even more nervous that this will attract the gremlins.

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Stroppy_gramps 4:31pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Leave no comment for the doubters.

1) They are entitled to their opinion (no matter how much you disagree with it)
2) Keep up the Shhhhhh campaign
3) League position is all that matters and speaks more eloquently than anything you or I could say

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GX Saint 4:37pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Cannot believe we haven't had a 3rd. Woodwork 3 times now.

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Tirau Dan 4:39pm Sun 25 Nov 12

JohnItaly wrote…


Tirau Dan wrote…


anyone wanna apologise to Nigel yet!!!
I think its due from all the boo brigade
Please let's wait for a victory before we start passing comments like that - it makes me even more nervous that this will attract the gremlins.

grow some balls and have faith... lol people that boo and rant for dumping managers have no place in my heart.. Saints have been the better side in several top games this year and today it's showing.. Was Nigel first for the sack? no, second? no - that 20% can b off for all I care... just ain't Saintly..

COYR win lose or draw today great game all of ya - Proud of you.

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Saints + Wigan fan II 4:41pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Well played gazza. Had a great game and a world class save. All skates here us sing. Who the fu*k is laughing now!

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mack chinnon 4:41pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Tirau Dan wrote…


JohnItaly wrote…


Tirau Dan wrote…


anyone wanna apologise to Nigel yet!!!
I think its due from all the boo brigade
Please let's wait for a victory before we start passing comments like that - it makes me even more nervous that this will attract the gremlins.
grow some balls and have faith... lol people that boo and rant for dumping managers have no place in my heart.. Saints have been the better side in several top games this year and today it's showing.. Was Nigel first for the sack? no, second? no - that 20% can b off for all I care... just ain't Saintly..

COYR win lose or draw today great game all of ya - Proud of you.

Well said Dan. Nigel is our king.

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Little Hitler 4:44pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Come on lads, let's see this through.

Clean sheet worth as much as the 3 points IMO!

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saintand266 4:45pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Just got back to hotel in Berlin to see the score , absolutely brilliant only down side is since I been here we have not lost a game ha ha guess I better phone the missus and tell her I'm not coming home in two weeks time .

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saintand266 4:45pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Just got back to hotel in Berlin to see the score , absolutely brilliant only down side is since I been here we have not lost a game ha ha guess I better phone the missus and tell her I'm not coming home in two weeks time .

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mack chinnon 4:45pm Sun 25 Nov 12

That woodwork is a little bit annoying.

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GX Saint 4:48pm Sun 25 Nov 12

hey, Norwegian Saint, get your list of Geordies ready

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JohnItaly 4:49pm Sun 25 Nov 12

That's what worries me the fact Saints have played some excellent football, been on top in several game but came second. Reading the various match reports and posts it appears that good fortune has not favoured us. I for one feel that has changed and whats more we have earned what good fortune comes our way.

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Stroppy_gramps 4:50pm Sun 25 Nov 12

don't suppose some fans with a plane could stage a pitch invasion and quietly have off a few shavings from that woodwork?

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mack chinnon 4:52pm Sun 25 Nov 12

JohnItaly wrote…


That's what worries me the fact Saints have played some excellent football, been on top in several game but came second. Reading the various match reports and posts it appears that good fortune has not favoured us. I for one feel that has changed and whats more we have earned what good fortune comes our way.

Youve cheered up.

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Tirau Dan 4:52pm Sun 25 Nov 12

saintand266 wrote…


Just got back to hotel in Berlin to see the score , absolutely brilliant only down side is since I been here we have not lost a game ha ha guess I better phone the missus and tell her I'm not coming home in two weeks time .

Stay the week.... 6 more points to come!! Fantastic - well played Saints you are on the March and looking great.

Champers Footy mates!! yee ha COYR.

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mack chinnon 4:53pm Sun 25 Nov 12

EIEIEIO
UP THE PREMIER LEAGUE WE GO
AND WHEN WE GET TO 17TH
THIS IS WHAT WELL SING
WERE SOUTHAMPTON
WERE SOUTHAMPTON
NIGEL IS OUR KING.

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DisplacedFan 4:53pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Well done lads! Watched the game online. Could have been more. Dominant performance. On our way up!!

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GX Saint 4:53pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Apart from the 3 woodwork hits, the incorrectly disallowed goal and the numerous chances we created, it was additionally a wonderful defensive performance and, barring one minor blip, an excellent performance by Gazza.
Bring on Narg

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SaintMax 4:54pm Sun 25 Nov 12

2... Nil!!

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Norwegian Saint 4:54pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Bobby Robson...
Sting...
Brian Johnson (AC/DC)...
Donna Air...
Cwis Eubank...
Robson Green...
Ant & Dec...
Tony ficking Blair...
...
...
...
Your boys took a hell of a beating... one HELLLLLL of a beating!!!!!!

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Stroppy_gramps 4:57pm Sun 25 Nov 12

JohnItaly wrote…


That's what worries me the fact Saints have played some excellent football, been on top in several game but came second. Reading the various match reports and posts it appears that good fortune has not favoured us. I for one feel that has changed and whats more we have earned what good fortune comes our way.

tbh a sensible, objective look at the fixture list when it came out would have benefitted alot of people.

It was widely regarded and commented upon that Saints had a really tough fixture list for the start of the season. It's been a rough ride, but we are now playing the teams that we have a real chance of beating.
Personally, given how we have played I think we've done bloody well.
Ok so the final results haven't been great up until recently, however when you look at how we've played in those defeats you realise that this is a great squad with great potential.
I don't think we will finish high up the table this season, however I do believe that we will stay up.

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skiptonsaint 4:58pm Sun 25 Nov 12

watched online as well
brilliant display

woodwork 3 times and a good goal ruled out so could of been 6 0 and the toon couldn't of complained

defence looked very calm....

this is getting very interesting now.

the problems at the start of the season
looking a way away now

coyr

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St.Yorkie 4:59pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Good performance and a clean sheet!
Gazza pulled off a blinding save in the 2nd half - and we looked in control.
Can't believe we hit the woodwork 3-times and had a good goal disallowed!
Sha-la-la-la WTFILN!!!!
Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
hhhhhhh!

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Norwegian Saint 5:01pm Sun 25 Nov 12

skiptonsaint wrote…


watched online as well
brilliant display

woodwork 3 times and a good goal ruled out so could of been 6 0 and the toon couldn't of complained

defence looked very calm....

this is getting very interesting now.

the problems at the start of the season
looking a way away now

coyr

Skip, you forgot the 2 stonewall penalties... 8-0!!!

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Norwegian Saint 5:04pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Hats off to Gazza for two fine saves.
I thought it was a dubious decision but VERY happy to be proved wrong!
Man of the Match...?
Lallana for me... But great team performance!

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up saints 5:05pm Sun 25 Nov 12

St.Yorkie wrote…


Good performance and a clean sheet!
Gazza pulled off a blinding save in the 2nd half - and we looked in control.
Can't believe we hit the woodwork 3-times and had a good goal disallowed!
Sha-la-la-la WTFILN!!!!
Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

hhhhhhh!

perfect who said gazza should be dopped j rod deserved the goal.

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Scarborosaint 5:05pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Well done lads , 2 goals , could of been more, clean sheet, 3 points and out of the relegation zone , top performance , can go to work for my night shift with a big smile on my face and working with a Geordie to boot !!! Coyr

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west wales saint 5:05pm Sun 25 Nov 12

watched online, fantastic performance should have won by more. To quote Yazz and the plastic population( no not the skunts) THE ONLY WAY IS UP!!!!!!

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Tirau Dan 5:06pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Nigels Saints 433 TWO

Alans Toon and three officials 442 NIL

Luv it

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SPIKEISLANDTRADER 5:06pm Sun 25 Nov 12

EXCELLENT MATCH
the rain came down , but we played a sweet sweet game , Well done ALL 11 and a big thumbs up to N. A. the faith stays with you .

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JohnItaly 5:07pm Sun 25 Nov 12

mack chinnon wrote…


JohnItaly wrote…


That's what worries me the fact Saints have played some excellent football, been on top in several game but came second. Reading the various match reports and posts it appears that good fortune has not favoured us. I for one feel that has changed and whats more we have earned what good fortune comes our way.
Youve cheered up.

Absolutely!!

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Tye-Dye pt2 5:07pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Ramirez & Lallana, be afraid the rest of ya be VERY afraid!!!! Cracking performance Saints, it should have been a cricket score we were that over them & that's not being arrogant to the Toon. On our way up now! Oh and SSSSHHHHHHHHHHHH, no truly SSSSSSHHHHHHH!!!!!!!
!!!

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Rising_Son 5:09pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Norwegian Saint wrote…


skiptonsaint wrote…


watched online as well
brilliant display

woodwork 3 times and a good goal ruled out so could of been 6 0 and the toon couldn't of complained

defence looked very calm....

this is getting very interesting now.

the problems at the start of the season
looking a way away now

coyr
Skip, you forgot the 2 stonewall penalties... 8-0!!!

Yep. Our results are going to be awesome when the refereeing improves.

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Oldfan 5:09pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Good job done today although out form and a depleted side thay are no mugs and a dominating performance was all we could do and - above all - it was expected.

Now looking forward to Wednesday where in form Norwich will pose a bigger challenge. But it this type of home game we must win to survive Bad luck apart there can be no excuses - confidence must be way up.

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Puddletown Saint 5:15pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Just fantastic Glad that NA has started listening to us fans 442 (4411) is what we all said Norwich will be a big a test on Wednesday

Was Rickie sub just tactical - if so then same team please.

So that is 1st team U21 U18 all winners
The future is bright. It is red and white.

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Strasbourg Saint 5:18pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Annihilation! And we beat the woodwork and officials.

Still, the WUMs know better don't they?

Nigel's out of his depth, the defence is no better than an average Championship defence, the midfield is too slow and our strikers waste too many chances.

OR .........

Now they've started to settle in, Gazza looks promising (and made a world-class save), the centre backs were fantastic (Fonte has proved me wrong), the fullbacks look like they've played at this level all their lives. (Did you see how Clyne headed away all the balls coming across the box? So much better than when Bale blew him away.), Cork has made a huge difference, Spiderman grows by the game, Punch is a revelation, Rickie makes something happen every game, even when he's not at his best (brilliant ball through to Punch which led to the first), Lallana is back to his best and Ramirez is starting to settle.

Credit for much of this goes to the management team. I wonder if we would have played and won this well (and last week) if the boo boys had had their way and replaced Nigel.

I just wish refs could be 'retrained' after an abysmal performance like that.

Oh, and I wish I was in the Joshua Tree right now.

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Norwegian Saint 5:21pm Sun 25 Nov 12

PTID1898 wrote…


Come on the toon

Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear....
How sick you must be feeling!
WTFILN?.... I know your a little "thik" in Poopey so I will be kind and give you the answer is....
US!!!
Shhhhhhhhh

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mack chinnon 5:24pm Sun 25 Nov 12

mack chinnon wrote…


St.Yorkie wrote…


Norwegian Saint wrote…


The only change I wanted to see was in the goalkeeping department, but in NA we trust.
The future is Gazzanigga - he has to get experience. He can't get that on the bench behind Davis or Boruc. Look what happened to Bart - we don't want the same thing to happen with Gazza!
Gazza enjoyed himself last weekend.

Bet Gazza enjoyed that one.

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Strasbourg Saint 5:26pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Puddletown Saint wrote…


Just fantastic Glad that NA has started listening to us fans 442 (4411) is what we all said Norwich will be a big a test on Wednesday

Was Rickie sub just tactical - if so then same team please.

So that is 1st team U21 U18 all winners
The future is bright. It is red and white.

WOT? 4-4-1-1, yes, but that ISN'T 4-4-2 and I for one never said we should play 4-4-2 (not at the start of a match, at least).

But, anyway, as you say, all winners this weekend.

Btw, is PUDDLETOWN living up to its name this weekend? I gather it's all a bit wet over there.

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Strasbourg Saint 5:29pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Norgie, Shhhhhhhhhhffs!!!!

Anyone at the Joshua Tree reading this thread? Has Seed got the drinks in yet?

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mack chinnon 5:31pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Strasbourg Saint wrote…


Annihilation! And we beat the woodwork and officials.

Still, the WUMs know better don't they?

Nigel's out of his depth, the defence is no better than an average Championship defence, the midfield is too slow and our strikers waste too many chances.

OR .........

Now they've started to settle in, Gazza looks promising (and made a world-class save), the centre backs were fantastic (Fonte has proved me wrong), the fullbacks look like they've played at this level all their lives. (Did you see how Clyne headed away all the balls coming across the box? So much better than when Bale blew him away.), Cork has made a huge difference, Spiderman grows by the game, Punch is a revelation, Rickie makes something happen every game, even when he's not at his best (brilliant ball through to Punch which led to the first), Lallana is back to his best and Ramirez is starting to settle.

Credit for much of this goes to the management team. I wonder if we would have played and won this well (and last week) if the boo boys had had their way and replaced Nigel.

I just wish refs could be 'retrained' after an abysmal performance like that.

Oh, and I wish I was in the Joshua Tree right now.

And me.

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Bungy53 5:31pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Just got back from the game.Fantastic play by Saints, Newcastle were hardly in it. Good game almost spoilt by totally inept referreing the linesma on the Kingsland side. Worse referee I have seen in the Premiere

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Rising_Son 5:35pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Strasbourg Saint wrote…


Puddletown Saint wrote…


Just fantastic Glad that NA has started listening to us fans 442 (4411) is what we all said Norwich will be a big a test on Wednesday

Was Rickie sub just tactical - if so then same team please.

So that is 1st team U21 U18 all winners
The future is bright. It is red and white.
WOT? 4-4-1-1, yes, but that ISN'T 4-4-2 and I for one never said we should play 4-4-2 (not at the start of a match, at least).

But, anyway, as you say, all winners this weekend.

Btw, is PUDDLETOWN living up to its name this weekend? I gather it's all a bit wet over there.

I thought it was more like 4-2-2-1, but then I'm a long way away and shortsighted too.

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Rising_Son 5:39pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Rising_Son wrote…


Strasbourg Saint wrote…


Puddletown Saint wrote…


Just fantastic Glad that NA has started listening to us fans 442 (4411) is what we all said Norwich will be a big a test on Wednesday

Was Rickie sub just tactical - if so then same team please.

So that is 1st team U21 U18 all winners
The future is bright. It is red and white.
WOT? 4-4-1-1, yes, but that ISN'T 4-4-2 and I for one never said we should play 4-4-2 (not at the start of a match, at least).

But, anyway, as you say, all winners this weekend.

Btw, is PUDDLETOWN living up to its name this weekend? I gather it's all a bit wet over there.
I thought it was more like 4-2-2-1, but then I'm a long way away and shortsighted too.

Um, I meant 4-3-2-1.

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saintand266 5:40pm Sun 25 Nov 12

TEBOURBA wrote…


Interesting words from Alan about Mr Cortese, of course that's his censored, polite, opinion of the man.
I hope the Geordies' depleted side stuff Cortese, for Alan, MLT, Solent Interiors, the ex programme sellers and all the other decent people Cortese has sh*t on!

Glad to see you Have shown your true colours with this post , now you can not bang on about being a saints fan when all along most of have smelt the stench of fish from you for a long time , now you should leave our chairman and manager alone and spend more time on the news site worrying about YOUR,E team and its lack of a chairman and a manager and also its lack of a future !

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seventh-junction 6:04pm Sun 25 Nov 12

sha la la la la la la la , Sha la la la la la la la, Sha la la la la la la la la.....Who the f@ck is laughing now...COYR FOADP

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seventh-junction 6:06pm Sun 25 Nov 12

saintand266 wrote…


TEBOURBA wrote…


Interesting words from Alan about Mr Cortese, of course that's his censored, polite, opinion of the man.
I hope the Geordies' depleted side stuff Cortese, for Alan, MLT, Solent Interiors, the ex programme sellers and all the other decent people Cortese has sh*t on!
Glad to see you Have shown your true colours with this post , now you can not bang on about being a saints fan when all along most of have smelt the stench of fish from you for a long time , now you should leave our chairman and manager alone and spend more time on the news site worrying about YOUR,E team and its lack of a chairman and a manager and also its lack of a future !

Agree.......FOADT

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saintkenny 6:10pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Rising_Son wrote…


TEBOURBA wrote…


Interesting words from Alan about Mr Cortese, of course that's his censored, polite, opinion of the man.
I hope the Geordies' depleted side stuff Cortese, for Alan, MLT, Solent Interiors, the ex programme sellers and all the other decent people Cortese has sh*t on!
You seem to have stronger feelings for NC than you do for Saints. Not much of a Saints supporter, are you?

no he is a skate we have ignor policy .please adhere

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RingSaint 6:15pm Sun 25 Nov 12

skiptonsaint wrote…


watched online as well
brilliant display

woodwork 3 times and a good goal ruled out so could of been 6 0 and the toon couldn't of complained

defence looked very calm....

this is getting very interesting now.

the problems at the start of the season
looking a way away now

coyr

lol I wonder how many laughed when Vaccines singer Justin Young made his prediction for this match

http://www.bbc.co.uk
/sport/0/football/20
443753

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warrens 76 6:23pm Sun 25 Nov 12

seventh-junction wrote…


saintand266 wrote…


TEBOURBA wrote…


Interesting words from Alan about Mr Cortese, of course that's his censored, polite, opinion of the man.
I hope the Geordies' depleted side stuff Cortese, for Alan, MLT, Solent Interiors, the ex programme sellers and all the other decent people Cortese has sh*t on!
Glad to see you Have shown your true colours with this post , now you can not bang on about being a saints fan when all along most of have smelt the stench of fish from you for a long time , now you should leave our chairman and manager alone and spend more time on the news site worrying about YOUR,E team and its lack of a chairman and a manager and also its lack of a future !
Agree.......FOADT

I should not reply and encourage a clearly sick man, however Trebor mint is locked in some warped nightmare he cannot escape from...i try and picture the sad man...

...i see a sad and lonely individual on medication desperately trying to make sense of the world, one were the greatest fans and club in the world disappear up his own bottom whilst nasty villain Cortese ruins everything else with his terrible bill paying antics....

...of course portsmuffs cold blooded 120 million debt does not enter his mind...sad, sad man, my sympathy Tebourba, I hope you get well one day.

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mack chinnon 6:39pm Sun 25 Nov 12

warrens 76 wrote…


seventh-junction wrote…


saintand266 wrote…


TEBOURBA wrote…


Interesting words from Alan about Mr Cortese, of course that's his censored, polite, opinion of the man.
I hope the Geordies' depleted side stuff Cortese, for Alan, MLT, Solent Interiors, the ex programme sellers and all the other decent people Cortese has sh*t on!
Glad to see you Have shown your true colours with this post , now you can not bang on about being a saints fan when all along most of have smelt the stench of fish from you for a long time , now you should leave our chairman and manager alone and spend more time on the news site worrying about YOUR,E team and its lack of a chairman and a manager and also its lack of a future !
Agree.......FOADT
I should not reply and encourage a clearly sick man, however Trebor mint is locked in some warped nightmare he cannot escape from...i try and picture the sad man...

...i see a sad and lonely individual on medication desperately trying to make sense of the world, one were the greatest fans and club in the world disappear up his own bottom whilst nasty villain Cortese ruins everything else with his terrible bill paying antics....

...of course portsmuffs cold blooded 120 million debt does not enter his mind...sad, sad man, my sympathy Tebourba, I hope you get well one day.

fcuk him.He,s a tw@t.

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OSPREYSAINT 6:48pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Norwegian Saint wrote…


Bobby Robson...
Sting...
Brian Johnson (AC/DC)...
Donna Air...
Cwis Eubank...
Robson Green...
Ant & Dec...
Tony ficking Blair...
...
...
...
Your boys took a hell of a beating... one HELLLLLL of a beating!!!!!!

I can't believe you missed out Alan Shearer and Malcolm McDonald!

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OSPREYSAINT 6:51pm Sun 25 Nov 12

mack chinnon wrote…


Strasbourg Saint wrote…


Annihilation! And we beat the woodwork and officials.

Still, the WUMs know better don't they?

Nigel's out of his depth, the defence is no better than an average Championship defence, the midfield is too slow and our strikers waste too many chances.

OR .........

Now they've started to settle in, Gazza looks promising (and made a world-class save), the centre backs were fantastic (Fonte has proved me wrong), the fullbacks look like they've played at this level all their lives. (Did you see how Clyne headed away all the balls coming across the box? So much better than when Bale blew him away.), Cork has made a huge difference, Spiderman grows by the game, Punch is a revelation, Rickie makes something happen every game, even when he's not at his best (brilliant ball through to Punch which led to the first), Lallana is back to his best and Ramirez is starting to settle.

Credit for much of this goes to the management team. I wonder if we would have played and won this well (and last week) if the boo boys had had their way and replaced Nigel.

I just wish refs could be 'retrained' after an abysmal performance like that.

Oh, and I wish I was in the Joshua Tree right now.
And me.

..... and me! Took ages to get home, no one mentioned the road works in Bevois Valley! I could murder a pint, never mind got some Speckled Hen in the fridge.

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OSPREYSAINT 6:52pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Norwegian Saint wrote…


PTID1898 wrote…


Come on the toon
Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear....
How sick you must be feeling!
WTFILN?.... I know your a little "thik" in Poopey so I will be kind and give you the answer is....
US!!!
Shhhhhhhhh

Noughty Norry

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OSPREYSAINT 6:56pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Puddletown Saint wrote…


Just fantastic Glad that NA has started listening to us fans 442 (4411) is what we all said Norwich will be a big a test on Wednesday

Was Rickie sub just tactical - if so then same team please.

So that is 1st team U21 U18 all winners
The future is bright. It is red and white.

Rickie picked up a knock just after half time, NA said he didn't know how bad yet but was having ice treatment, but didn't sound too positive about him playing Wednesday. Fingers crossed, the only other one that I saw take a knock was Spider who was caught by tackle from behind and may have had a dead leg, but played on regardless.

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Beer Monster 11:38pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Norwegian Saint wrote…


Bobby Robson...
Sting...
Brian Johnson (AC/DC)...
Donna Air...
Cwis Eubank...
Robson Green...
Ant & Dec...
Tony ficking Blair...
...
...
...
Your boys took a hell of a beating... one HELLLLLL of a beating!!!!!!

I've missed this recently, cheers Norge!

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PTID1898 6:15am Mon 26 Nov 12

Ha ha ha you lot make me laugh three games unbeaten and you think you can stay up, don't forget agent Harry is back in the mix now and he will send you down again..... Pup

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seventh-junction 8:44am Mon 26 Nov 12

Ssshhhuuussshhh.....
.just FOAD

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Stroppy_gramps 8:47am Mon 26 Nov 12

so then, Norwich to look forward to.
I settle for a draw since they are in form at the moment.

~However another 3 points would be lovely please

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