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    billythesaint wrote:
    Adkins positivity has become comical. We've slipped into the relegation zone today after throwing away a 2 goal lead against 10 man Stoke, unless I'm mistaken.
    Yes you are mistaken. We were 3 - 2 up when they went down to 10 men.
    What do you guys want - a negative manager? That would really help the players feel confident. If you guys ever watch any other results instead of Pompey's you would know that Stoke put Liverpool to the sword after conceding the first goal. We have only lost 2 of the last 9. Two months ago we would have lost that match. Have a sense of perspective for heaven's sake. Maybe some of you need to stop posting so much and get some sunshine. Maybe even go to the occasional match ? Just an idea..."
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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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