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  • "i watched the game on nutjob and thought we were gifted 2 gaols and where lucky to be up at ht but nigel's tactics were obviously working as we were winning and it was about time we had some luck, the 2nd half we should of shut them out, when they went down to 10 men should we not of reverted to our passing game and retained possesion? instead of hoofing it and giving them back possesion, we really need some prem experience at the back and sorry kelv a keeper
    i an keeping the faith but it's hard and thats what being a Saints fan is all about!!"
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Adkins hails "fantastic point"

Nigel Adkins at Stoke today.

Nigel Adkins at Stoke today.

First published in Sport

Nigel Adkins hailed Saints’ draw at Stoke as “a fantastic point.”

The boss was delighted with a 3-3 draw at the Britannia Stadium despite seeing his side lose a 3-1 lead against ten men.

He said: “It’s a fantastic point away from home.

“You look at Stoke and the Britannia Stadium and they had only conceded three goals at home this season and we’ve scored three and could have scored more.

“It’s always a difficult place to come to, our supporters were great and first half it was only us you could hear because our game management was spot on.

“We came away from home and changed a few of the players around because we knew we’d have to deal with an aerial bombardment that would probably come and the players have been top drawer. We scored some really good goals.”

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