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    insane saint wrote:
    fritzer wrote:
    Got to wait till the 8th of November for Mogans big day, but hopefully there will be a lot more big days for him before then, a few more of those great goals like on Saturday will do us.
    What a fantastic player, we all should be happy that he has signed for another four years, it's about time that we had a chant/song for him also.
    a song for Morgan;

    short but sweet my son two years ago came up with this after watching the Simpsons.

    spider man, spider man,
    does does whatever a spider man does.
    can he score, a goal.
    yes he can 'cause he's spider man
    Can I have a go: SpiderMan SpiderMan does whatever a Spider-Man does can he score from 30 yards yes he can cause he's well ard look out here comes our SpiderMan"
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Battle of the birthday boys at St Mary's

Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino

First published in Sport
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It looks like many happy returns for one manager at St Mary’s on Saturday ... while the other could have the birthday blues.

Harry Redknapp’s first return to Saints since he left the club in the Championship, and a seemingly inevitable hot reception, doesn’t seem the happiest of ways for the former Pompey manager to celebrate his 66th birthday.

But, in an amazing twist, the man in the opposite technical area, current Saints boss Mauricio Pochettino, will also be blowing out the candles as he hits 41 on Saturday.

It’s a huge game for both sides as QPR drink in last chance saloon in terms of their chances of Premier League survival. Anything other than a win at St Mary’s will surely extinguish whatever hopes they have of avoiding relegation this season.

Saints sit in a far healthier position in the table but know they need to make the most of some good form by putting more wins on the board, and they barely get more winnable than a home game against a team win just two league victories all season.

There would be nerves still jangling around St Mary’s if Saints failed to collect the three points. If they do then they will be within touching distance of the superb achievement of securing a Premier League berth for next season, however.

Success for Pochettino and woe for Redknapp – it’s the birthday most Saints fans will be wishing on the managers.

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