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    slugger wrote:
    Southampton boy wrote:
    I agree with must of the comments about NA sub selection this is a massive lost of 2 points that should have been 3 and we keep doing it back in the bottom 3 not a place to start the new year in game in hand and we all know who and where that cant see us gettng any thing form that game.
    We need defenders and I am starting to think may be new manager
    So , if Stokes' 3rd goal hadn't have happend (excellent strike out of the blue) would we all be celebrating nigels tactical genius ? ..... I suspect we would !
    so right mate when i saw subs were being used i knew we were not going to win the game atkins should be a poloticion as he has an excuse for everything"
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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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