Saints spend the least on agent fees in the Premier League

Saints spend the least on agent fees in the Premier League

Saints spend the least on agent fees in the Premier League

First published in Saints News Daily Echo: Photograph of the Author by , Digital Editor

SAINTS have spent the least amount of money of any of the 20 Premier League clubs when it comes to agent fees, it has been revealed.

The figures, released by the Premier League this evening, show that Southampton spent £646,106 on agents fees.

The next lowest was Norwich City, who spent almost double Saints' outlay with a bill of £1,248,725.

West Ham and Reading, who were promoted with Saints, have spent £4,436,992 and £2,167,833 respectively.

The biggest spenders were Manchester City, who made payments totalling £10,537,982.

In total, the 20 clubs spent £77,003,130. The fees cover the last two transfer windows - January 2012 and the summer just gone.

 

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6:30pm Fri 30 Nov 12

insane saint says...

way to go proves the club is being run correctly
way to go proves the club is being run correctly insane saint
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6:38pm Fri 30 Nov 12

Seedhouse the Unrepentant says...

We were one of the biggest spenders yet spent less than anyone else on agents, far less. Even Theborer would have to admit that is a great achievement by NC.
We were one of the biggest spenders yet spent less than anyone else on agents, far less. Even Theborer would have to admit that is a great achievement by NC. Seedhouse the Unrepentant
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6:40pm Fri 30 Nov 12

Velleity says...

Good financial management.

However, I do wonder if this is anything to do with the fact that a couple of summer targets got away. If you're an agent, you're motivated to send your clients to the customer who pays you the most, not necessarily the club offering the best overall package to a player.

So, put yourself in the shoes of Buttner's agent. Do you send him to Saints, who will screw your fees down, or to Man U, who will pay anything you ask from their bottomless pit of funds? The fact is that he's had 1 game in the league with Man U versus probably 13 with Saints if he'd come here. I wonder if the agent thought of that or just the agency fee when he was advising Buttner? Hmmm...difficult one
Good financial management. However, I do wonder if this is anything to do with the fact that a couple of summer targets got away. If you're an agent, you're motivated to send your clients to the customer who pays you the most, not necessarily the club offering the best overall package to a player. So, put yourself in the shoes of Buttner's agent. Do you send him to Saints, who will screw your fees down, or to Man U, who will pay anything you ask from their bottomless pit of funds? The fact is that he's had 1 game in the league with Man U versus probably 13 with Saints if he'd come here. I wonder if the agent thought of that or just the agency fee when he was advising Buttner? Hmmm...difficult one Velleity
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6:47pm Fri 30 Nov 12

saintkenny says...

Velleity wrote:
Good financial management.

However, I do wonder if this is anything to do with the fact that a couple of summer targets got away. If you're an agent, you're motivated to send your clients to the customer who pays you the most, not necessarily the club offering the best overall package to a player.

So, put yourself in the shoes of Buttner's agent. Do you send him to Saints, who will screw your fees down, or to Man U, who will pay anything you ask from their bottomless pit of funds? The fact is that he's had 1 game in the league with Man U versus probably 13 with Saints if he'd come here. I wonder if the agent thought of that or just the agency fee when he was advising Buttner? Hmmm...difficult one
think the player thought of money as well some do ,but you want players who will put on the shirt for your club and not for the money .id sooner he went to man utd in that case ,you cant balme the agent they get there money out of it there just snakes
[quote][p][bold]Velleity[/bold] wrote: Good financial management. However, I do wonder if this is anything to do with the fact that a couple of summer targets got away. If you're an agent, you're motivated to send your clients to the customer who pays you the most, not necessarily the club offering the best overall package to a player. So, put yourself in the shoes of Buttner's agent. Do you send him to Saints, who will screw your fees down, or to Man U, who will pay anything you ask from their bottomless pit of funds? The fact is that he's had 1 game in the league with Man U versus probably 13 with Saints if he'd come here. I wonder if the agent thought of that or just the agency fee when he was advising Buttner? Hmmm...difficult one[/p][/quote]think the player thought of money as well some do ,but you want players who will put on the shirt for your club and not for the money .id sooner he went to man utd in that case ,you cant balme the agent they get there money out of it there just snakes saintkenny
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6:51pm Fri 30 Nov 12

slugger says...

and that my friends is what nicola is good at ! .......... remarkable figures considering what we've spent eh terbourba ?
and that my friends is what nicola is good at ! .......... remarkable figures considering what we've spent eh terbourba ? slugger
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6:52pm Fri 30 Nov 12

Costa Baz says...

So that is 77 million that has gone out of football, which helps explain ticket prices.
So that is 77 million that has gone out of football, which helps explain ticket prices. Costa Baz
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7:26pm Fri 30 Nov 12

scooter75 says...

I did read somewhere that Gaston said his ambition was to play for saints in the premier league....cynical moi
I did read somewhere that Gaston said his ambition was to play for saints in the premier league....cynical moi scooter75
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7:41pm Fri 30 Nov 12

Puddletown Saint says...

Just a thought. Why does the player not pay his agent from his signing on fee..... or will that just mean larger signing on fees!!!!!!! But would read better. Good job if you can get it.
Just a thought. Why does the player not pay his agent from his signing on fee..... or will that just mean larger signing on fees!!!!!!! But would read better. Good job if you can get it. Puddletown Saint
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7:42pm Fri 30 Nov 12

More Glory says...

Not really a surprise is it. Your club has taken a massive risk here - and without the couple of good results this week, you could have been already buried in tems of points and confidence. Yes - Agents are cack, and are greedy limpets - but are now part of the furniture and if you want to move up the table and play with the bigger boys, you need to play with a few more agents as well; but to a controlled degree.
Not really a surprise is it. Your club has taken a massive risk here - and without the couple of good results this week, you could have been already buried in tems of points and confidence. Yes - Agents are cack, and are greedy limpets - but are now part of the furniture and if you want to move up the table and play with the bigger boys, you need to play with a few more agents as well; but to a controlled degree. More Glory
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7:47pm Fri 30 Nov 12

SFCSaint says...

what is gaston thinking! stoking the fire for a move in januray thats all we need! http://www1.skysport
s.com/football/news/
12691/8296628/Gaston
-Ramirez-would-move-
back-to-Italy
what is gaston thinking! stoking the fire for a move in januray thats all we need! http://www1.skysport s.com/football/news/ 12691/8296628/Gaston -Ramirez-would-move- back-to-Italy SFCSaint
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7:53pm Fri 30 Nov 12

pompey in spain says...

you didnt pay any agents because you didnt get any decent players!!!! you should get them on loan like us!!! oh have i left myself open to the odd negative comment!!
you didnt pay any agents because you didnt get any decent players!!!! you should get them on loan like us!!! oh have i left myself open to the odd negative comment!! pompey in spain
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7:58pm Fri 30 Nov 12

White and red till dead says...

Gaston's own thoughts or what his agent thinks he should say to the media, perhaps?
Gaston's own thoughts or what his agent thinks he should say to the media, perhaps? White and red till dead
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8:13pm Fri 30 Nov 12

franiow says...

Wouldn't worry about it...Gaston basically said I like being at Southampton, but may return to Italy someday (remember he was asked the question by an Italian interviewer...hardly likely to say never was he?).
Wouldn't worry about it...Gaston basically said I like being at Southampton, but may return to Italy someday (remember he was asked the question by an Italian interviewer...hardly likely to say never was he?). franiow
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8:13pm Fri 30 Nov 12

puppy saint says...

I love jealous people. They have to keep mentioning it. COYR!
I love jealous people. They have to keep mentioning it. COYR! puppy saint
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8:16pm Fri 30 Nov 12

slugger says...

puppy saint wrote:
I love jealous people. They have to keep mentioning it. COYR!
especially jealous skates , sends a warm shiver up my spine ....... another beer anyone ?
[quote][p][bold]puppy saint[/bold] wrote: I love jealous people. They have to keep mentioning it. COYR![/p][/quote]especially jealous skates , sends a warm shiver up my spine ....... another beer anyone ? slugger
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8:27pm Fri 30 Nov 12

JCSaint says...

Why do we have to put up with all these Skates on here, or have they already shut down their forum? I would say forums but you know most of them are not computer literate, or any type of literate really!!!
Why do we have to put up with all these Skates on here, or have they already shut down their forum? I would say forums but you know most of them are not computer literate, or any type of literate really!!! JCSaint
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8:27pm Fri 30 Nov 12

puppy saint says...

slugger wrote:
puppy saint wrote:
I love jealous people. They have to keep mentioning it. COYR!
especially jealous skates , sends a warm shiver up my spine ....... another beer anyone ?
I've purchased Bill a special pie eating poncho. I hope he likes it.
[quote][p][bold]slugger[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]puppy saint[/bold] wrote: I love jealous people. They have to keep mentioning it. COYR![/p][/quote]especially jealous skates , sends a warm shiver up my spine ....... another beer anyone ?[/p][/quote]I've purchased Bill a special pie eating poncho. I hope he likes it. puppy saint
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8:27pm Fri 30 Nov 12

Seedhouse the Unrepentant says...

Puddletown Saint wrote:
Just a thought. Why does the player not pay his agent from his signing on fee..... or will that just mean larger signing on fees!!!!!!! But would read better. Good job if you can get it.
This is something I don't understand either. In life we represent ourselves but from time to time we may bring someone in to advise us be it lawyer, accountant or agent. They are working for us and representing us and we pay them ourselves. If they have helped us secure a better deal then their fees are worthwhile. I have no idea why the club pays an agent representing someone else.

I have also heard of cases of a single agent representing the selling club, the player and the buying club. In any other walk of life this is seen as a conflict of interest and would be illegal. Surely it is a conflict of interest - how can you claim to have represented your client to the best of your ability if in fact you have three clients all involved in the same deal?!?
[quote][p][bold]Puddletown Saint[/bold] wrote: Just a thought. Why does the player not pay his agent from his signing on fee..... or will that just mean larger signing on fees!!!!!!! But would read better. Good job if you can get it.[/p][/quote]This is something I don't understand either. In life we represent ourselves but from time to time we may bring someone in to advise us be it lawyer, accountant or agent. They are working for us and representing us and we pay them ourselves. If they have helped us secure a better deal then their fees are worthwhile. I have no idea why the club pays an agent representing someone else. I have also heard of cases of a single agent representing the selling club, the player and the buying club. In any other walk of life this is seen as a conflict of interest and would be illegal. Surely it is a conflict of interest - how can you claim to have represented your client to the best of your ability if in fact you have three clients all involved in the same deal?!? Seedhouse the Unrepentant
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8:35pm Fri 30 Nov 12

slugger says...

puppy saint wrote:
slugger wrote:
puppy saint wrote:
I love jealous people. They have to keep mentioning it. COYR!
especially jealous skates , sends a warm shiver up my spine ....... another beer anyone ?
I've purchased Bill a special pie eating poncho. I hope he likes it.
is it balti proof and large ?
[quote][p][bold]puppy saint[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]slugger[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]puppy saint[/bold] wrote: I love jealous people. They have to keep mentioning it. COYR![/p][/quote]especially jealous skates , sends a warm shiver up my spine ....... another beer anyone ?[/p][/quote]I've purchased Bill a special pie eating poncho. I hope he likes it.[/p][/quote]is it balti proof and large ? slugger
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8:38pm Fri 30 Nov 12

More Glory says...

puppy saint wrote:
slugger wrote:
puppy saint wrote: I love jealous people. They have to keep mentioning it. COYR!
especially jealous skates , sends a warm shiver up my spine ....... another beer anyone ?
I've purchased Bill a special pie eating poncho. I hope he likes it.
Is Bill the good one or the ugly one?
[quote][p][bold]puppy saint[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]slugger[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]puppy saint[/bold] wrote: I love jealous people. They have to keep mentioning it. COYR![/p][/quote]especially jealous skates , sends a warm shiver up my spine ....... another beer anyone ?[/p][/quote]I've purchased Bill a special pie eating poncho. I hope he likes it.[/p][/quote]Is Bill the good one or the ugly one? More Glory
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8:38pm Fri 30 Nov 12

puppy saint says...

Doubtful and yes.
Doubtful and yes. puppy saint
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8:40pm Fri 30 Nov 12

OSPREYSAINT says...

Theborer will be telling us that NC is a profligate, spendthrift, tight fisted, spendaholic, in order to get something right.
Theborer will be telling us that NC is a profligate, spendthrift, tight fisted, spendaholic, in order to get something right. OSPREYSAINT
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8:40pm Fri 30 Nov 12

slugger says...

he'll love it ! ........... did someone squeak ?
he'll love it ! ........... did someone squeak ? slugger
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8:40pm Fri 30 Nov 12

puppy saint says...

Jealous and desperate. Even better x
Jealous and desperate. Even better x puppy saint
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8:41pm Fri 30 Nov 12

TEBOURBA says...

IMO most agents would give Mr Cortese a wide berth knowing that Solent Interiors, due to be paid what Agents would call a chicken feed, measly, £60k, in May were still awaiting payment in November despite two Court cases.
PS Has Solent Interiors been paid yet??
IMO most agents would give Mr Cortese a wide berth knowing that Solent Interiors, due to be paid what Agents would call a chicken feed, measly, £60k, in May were still awaiting payment in November despite two Court cases. PS Has Solent Interiors been paid yet?? TEBOURBA
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8:45pm Fri 30 Nov 12

OSPREYSAINT says...

My fault I woke the numbnut up! A one trick pony on a lonely road.
My fault I woke the numbnut up! A one trick pony on a lonely road. OSPREYSAINT
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8:51pm Fri 30 Nov 12

More Glory says...

slugger wrote:
he'll love it ! ........... did someone squeak ?
cos Seed is obviously the Bad, and its either you or Bill who is Ugly. Ehhm. Maybe Bill is ugly cos he is a fatty, or maybe its you who is just really really ugly. Ahh ahh Wah wah wahh - who ate all the pies x 2, Fatty Fatty Billy did x2, who ate all the pies
[quote][p][bold]slugger[/bold] wrote: he'll love it ! ........... did someone squeak ?[/p][/quote]cos Seed is obviously the Bad, and its either you or Bill who is Ugly. Ehhm. Maybe Bill is ugly cos he is a fatty, or maybe its you who is just really really ugly. Ahh ahh Wah wah wahh - who ate all the pies x 2, Fatty Fatty Billy did x2, who ate all the pies More Glory
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8:51pm Fri 30 Nov 12

slugger says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
My fault I woke the numbnut up! A one trick pony on a lonely road.
not your fault at all , iv'e been waiting for him .
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: My fault I woke the numbnut up! A one trick pony on a lonely road.[/p][/quote]not your fault at all , iv'e been waiting for him . slugger
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8:51pm Fri 30 Nov 12

Buddy SFC says...

In line with the whole ethos of paying more upfront for young players with real potential but on a manageble wage ........ Not the standard PL ''stars'' on massive wages with no heart and agents on massive fee's , look at QPR ...........Well run club playing in the best League in the world getting better and better !!
In line with the whole ethos of paying more upfront for young players with real potential but on a manageble wage ........ Not the standard PL ''stars'' on massive wages with no heart and agents on massive fee's , look at QPR ...........Well run club playing in the best League in the world getting better and better !! Buddy SFC
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8:53pm Fri 30 Nov 12

Buddy SFC says...

And as for the Blue Ones , don't worry ........... The only reason their on here is because their 'Closet Reds' waiting for their new Red Shirts with little white stripes for Xmas after the 14th .......... (Do Saints sell their kit on Credit ??????)

I'm loving it !”
And as for the Blue Ones , don't worry ........... The only reason their on here is because their 'Closet Reds' waiting for their new Red Shirts with little white stripes for Xmas after the 14th .......... (Do Saints sell their kit on Credit ??????) I'm loving it !” Buddy SFC
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8:57pm Fri 30 Nov 12

Seedhouse the Unrepentant says...

TEBOURBA wrote:
IMO most agents would give Mr Cortese a wide berth knowing that Solent Interiors, due to be paid what Agents would call a chicken feed, measly, £60k, in May were still awaiting payment in November despite two Court cases.
PS Has Solent Interiors been paid yet??
I hope not. They're a skunt company and should go bust.
[quote][p][bold]TEBOURBA[/bold] wrote: IMO most agents would give Mr Cortese a wide berth knowing that Solent Interiors, due to be paid what Agents would call a chicken feed, measly, £60k, in May were still awaiting payment in November despite two Court cases. PS Has Solent Interiors been paid yet??[/p][/quote]I hope not. They're a skunt company and should go bust. Seedhouse the Unrepentant
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8:59pm Fri 30 Nov 12

slugger says...

TEBOURBA wrote:
IMO most agents would give Mr Cortese a wide berth knowing that Solent Interiors, due to be paid what Agents would call a chicken feed, measly, £60k, in May were still awaiting payment in November despite two Court cases.
PS Has Solent Interiors been paid yet??
do you think that we should have spent more on agents fees ? ....... one word answer please .
[quote][p][bold]TEBOURBA[/bold] wrote: IMO most agents would give Mr Cortese a wide berth knowing that Solent Interiors, due to be paid what Agents would call a chicken feed, measly, £60k, in May were still awaiting payment in November despite two Court cases. PS Has Solent Interiors been paid yet??[/p][/quote]do you think that we should have spent more on agents fees ? ....... one word answer please . slugger
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9:00pm Fri 30 Nov 12

promised land says...

TEBOURBA wrote:
IMO most agents would give Mr Cortese a wide berth knowing that Solent Interiors, due to be paid what Agents would call a chicken feed, measly, £60k, in May were still awaiting payment in November despite two Court cases.
PS Has Solent Interiors been paid yet??
Yes Solent interiors have been paid ! I paid them to stop you repeating over and over again, like a 5 year old spoilt brat.
[quote][p][bold]TEBOURBA[/bold] wrote: IMO most agents would give Mr Cortese a wide berth knowing that Solent Interiors, due to be paid what Agents would call a chicken feed, measly, £60k, in May were still awaiting payment in November despite two Court cases. PS Has Solent Interiors been paid yet??[/p][/quote]Yes Solent interiors have been paid ! I paid them to stop you repeating over and over again, like a 5 year old spoilt brat. promised land
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9:05pm Fri 30 Nov 12

slugger says...

promised land wrote:
TEBOURBA wrote:
IMO most agents would give Mr Cortese a wide berth knowing that Solent Interiors, due to be paid what Agents would call a chicken feed, measly, £60k, in May were still awaiting payment in November despite two Court cases.
PS Has Solent Interiors been paid yet??
Yes Solent interiors have been paid ! I paid them to stop you repeating over and over again, like a 5 year old spoilt brat.
i think you'll find he's 7 , sorry to be pedantic .
[quote][p][bold]promised land[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]TEBOURBA[/bold] wrote: IMO most agents would give Mr Cortese a wide berth knowing that Solent Interiors, due to be paid what Agents would call a chicken feed, measly, £60k, in May were still awaiting payment in November despite two Court cases. PS Has Solent Interiors been paid yet??[/p][/quote]Yes Solent interiors have been paid ! I paid them to stop you repeating over and over again, like a 5 year old spoilt brat.[/p][/quote]i think you'll find he's 7 , sorry to be pedantic . slugger
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9:13pm Fri 30 Nov 12

OSPREYSAINT says...

slugger wrote:
TEBOURBA wrote:
IMO most agents would give Mr Cortese a wide berth knowing that Solent Interiors, due to be paid what Agents would call a chicken feed, measly, £60k, in May were still awaiting payment in November despite two Court cases.
PS Has Solent Interiors been paid yet??
do you think that we should have spent more on agents fees ? ....... one word answer please .
Possibly!
[quote][p][bold]slugger[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]TEBOURBA[/bold] wrote: IMO most agents would give Mr Cortese a wide berth knowing that Solent Interiors, due to be paid what Agents would call a chicken feed, measly, £60k, in May were still awaiting payment in November despite two Court cases. PS Has Solent Interiors been paid yet??[/p][/quote]do you think that we should have spent more on agents fees ? ....... one word answer please .[/p][/quote]Possibly! OSPREYSAINT
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9:19pm Fri 30 Nov 12

OSPREYSAINT says...

TEBOURBA wrote:
IMO most agents would give Mr Cortese a wide berth knowing that Solent Interiors, due to be paid what Agents would call a chicken feed, measly, £60k, in May were still awaiting payment in November despite two Court cases.
PS Has Solent Interiors been paid yet??
If you really want to know why don't you ring them up and ask them. 023 9255 4400
[quote][p][bold]TEBOURBA[/bold] wrote: IMO most agents would give Mr Cortese a wide berth knowing that Solent Interiors, due to be paid what Agents would call a chicken feed, measly, £60k, in May were still awaiting payment in November despite two Court cases. PS Has Solent Interiors been paid yet??[/p][/quote]If you really want to know why don't you ring them up and ask them. 023 9255 4400 OSPREYSAINT
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9:24pm Fri 30 Nov 12

More Glory says...

Buddy SFC wrote:
And as for the Blue Ones , don't worry ........... The only reason their on here is because their 'Closet Reds' waiting for their new Red Shirts with little white stripes for Xmas after the 14th .......... (Do Saints sell their kit on Credit ??????) I'm loving it !”
I was given a Liverpool shirt from the
eighties, so I don't need another one. I do like trophy shirts as well - sorry.

Do you mean - "reason they're on here"?
[quote][p][bold]Buddy SFC[/bold] wrote: And as for the Blue Ones , don't worry ........... The only reason their on here is because their 'Closet Reds' waiting for their new Red Shirts with little white stripes for Xmas after the 14th .......... (Do Saints sell their kit on Credit ??????) I'm loving it !”[/p][/quote]I was given a Liverpool shirt from the eighties, so I don't need another one. I do like trophy shirts as well - sorry. Do you mean - "reason they're on here"? More Glory
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9:40pm Fri 30 Nov 12

Baddesley Bill says...

I guess NC is good at ignoring worms too. Good work NC. Good work fellow posters.

ps I like the idea of a pie poncho Puppy...should save on the laundry bill for you and me both! :O)
I guess NC is good at ignoring worms too. Good work NC. Good work fellow posters. ps I like the idea of a pie poncho Puppy...should save on the laundry bill for you and me both! :O) Baddesley Bill
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9:52pm Fri 30 Nov 12

slugger says...

so it would appear that one can sign 33 million pounds worth of players whilst only paying 600k out in agents' fees .....less than 2% is not bad at all ........ fair play nicola !
so it would appear that one can sign 33 million pounds worth of players whilst only paying 600k out in agents' fees .....less than 2% is not bad at all ........ fair play nicola ! slugger
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9:52pm Fri 30 Nov 12

Baddesley Bill says...

puppy saint wrote:
Doubtful and yes.
Harsh but fair :O)
[quote][p][bold]puppy saint[/bold] wrote: Doubtful and yes.[/p][/quote]Harsh but fair :O) Baddesley Bill
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9:59pm Fri 30 Nov 12

angus mc coatup says...

I wonder If the blue few pay agents fees.
I wonder If the blue few pay agents fees. angus mc coatup
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9:59pm Fri 30 Nov 12

One Heart....One Vision says...

slugger wrote:
so it would appear that one can sign 33 million pounds worth of players whilst only paying 600k out in agents' fees .....less than 2% is not bad at all ........ fair play nicola !
well said that man.....whoever you are!!!
[quote][p][bold]slugger[/bold] wrote: so it would appear that one can sign 33 million pounds worth of players whilst only paying 600k out in agents' fees .....less than 2% is not bad at all ........ fair play nicola ![/p][/quote]well said that man.....whoever you are!!! One Heart....One Vision
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10:06pm Fri 30 Nov 12

Baddesley Bill says...

angus mc coatup wrote:
I wonder If the blue few pay agents fees.
They have yet to come to terms with administrators fees ffs.
[quote][p][bold]angus mc coatup[/bold] wrote: I wonder If the blue few pay agents fees.[/p][/quote]They have yet to come to terms with administrators fees ffs. Baddesley Bill
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10:09pm Fri 30 Nov 12

One Heart....One Vision says...

I'd like to thank DK for posting this story. What an positive, interesting, feel good and good read article to start this weekend. Like they say "Good news sells papers".

Credit must go to our Nicola and his team for their stirling work in running our Club with such professionalism. The agent fees will be lesser in the future with all the young talent we have coming through the system.
I'd like to thank DK for posting this story. What an positive, interesting, feel good and good read article to start this weekend. Like they say "Good news sells papers". Credit must go to our Nicola and his team for their stirling work in running our Club with such professionalism. The agent fees will be lesser in the future with all the young talent we have coming through the system. One Heart....One Vision
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10:10pm Fri 30 Nov 12

angus mc coatup says...

Baddesley Bill wrote:
angus mc coatup wrote:
I wonder If the blue few pay agents fees.
They have yet to come to terms with administrators fees ffs.
could be estate agents fees soon.
[quote][p][bold]Baddesley Bill[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]angus mc coatup[/bold] wrote: I wonder If the blue few pay agents fees.[/p][/quote]They have yet to come to terms with administrators fees ffs.[/p][/quote]could be estate agents fees soon. angus mc coatup
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10:13pm Fri 30 Nov 12

slugger says...

One Heart....One Vision wrote:
I'd like to thank DK for posting this story. What an positive, interesting, feel good and good read article to start this weekend. Like they say "Good news sells papers".

Credit must go to our Nicola and his team for their stirling work in running our Club with such professionalism. The agent fees will be lesser in the future with all the young talent we have coming through the system.
could deffo be worse eh ? .............. the future is bright ect .......
[quote][p][bold]One Heart....One Vision[/bold] wrote: I'd like to thank DK for posting this story. What an positive, interesting, feel good and good read article to start this weekend. Like they say "Good news sells papers". Credit must go to our Nicola and his team for their stirling work in running our Club with such professionalism. The agent fees will be lesser in the future with all the young talent we have coming through the system.[/p][/quote]could deffo be worse eh ? .............. the future is bright ect ....... slugger
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10:21pm Fri 30 Nov 12

One Heart....One Vision says...

Baddesley Bill wrote:
angus mc coatup wrote: I wonder If the blue few pay agents fees.
They have yet to come to terms with administrators fees ffs.
How they've kept a float (excuse the fishy connection) is beyond me.
[quote][p][bold]Baddesley Bill[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]angus mc coatup[/bold] wrote: I wonder If the blue few pay agents fees.[/p][/quote]They have yet to come to terms with administrators fees ffs.[/p][/quote]How they've kept a float (excuse the fishy connection) is beyond me. One Heart....One Vision
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10:22pm Fri 30 Nov 12

Baddesley Bill says...

angus mc coatup wrote:
Baddesley Bill wrote:
angus mc coatup wrote:
I wonder If the blue few pay agents fees.
They have yet to come to terms with administrators fees ffs.
could be estate agents fees soon.
...Aldi will cover those.
[quote][p][bold]angus mc coatup[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Baddesley Bill[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]angus mc coatup[/bold] wrote: I wonder If the blue few pay agents fees.[/p][/quote]They have yet to come to terms with administrators fees ffs.[/p][/quote]could be estate agents fees soon.[/p][/quote]...Aldi will cover those. Baddesley Bill
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10:23pm Fri 30 Nov 12

Seedhouse the Unrepentant says...

angus mc coatup wrote:
Baddesley Bill wrote:
angus mc coatup wrote:
I wonder If the blue few pay agents fees.
They have yet to come to terms with administrators fees ffs.
could be estate agents fees soon.
They didn't pay players wages, local businesses or charities but they paid the agents.
[quote][p][bold]angus mc coatup[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Baddesley Bill[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]angus mc coatup[/bold] wrote: I wonder If the blue few pay agents fees.[/p][/quote]They have yet to come to terms with administrators fees ffs.[/p][/quote]could be estate agents fees soon.[/p][/quote]They didn't pay players wages, local businesses or charities but they paid the agents. Seedhouse the Unrepentant
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10:39pm Fri 30 Nov 12

Baddesley Bill says...

Seedhouse the Unrepentant wrote:
angus mc coatup wrote:
Baddesley Bill wrote:
angus mc coatup wrote:
I wonder If the blue few pay agents fees.
They have yet to come to terms with administrators fees ffs.
could be estate agents fees soon.
They didn't pay players wages, local businesses or charities but they paid the agents.
Seed...that isn't big news. The headline news (for those that like to clutch onto straws) is that our manager has a suntan after his well deserved apres promotion holiday.

I've booked myself in for a holiday to celebrate a landmark event as well.....


14/12/12 :O)
[quote][p][bold]Seedhouse the Unrepentant[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]angus mc coatup[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Baddesley Bill[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]angus mc coatup[/bold] wrote: I wonder If the blue few pay agents fees.[/p][/quote]They have yet to come to terms with administrators fees ffs.[/p][/quote]could be estate agents fees soon.[/p][/quote]They didn't pay players wages, local businesses or charities but they paid the agents.[/p][/quote]Seed...that isn't big news. The headline news (for those that like to clutch onto straws) is that our manager has a suntan after his well deserved apres promotion holiday. I've booked myself in for a holiday to celebrate a landmark event as well..... 14/12/12 :O) Baddesley Bill
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11:15pm Fri 30 Nov 12

promised land says...

Baddesley Bill wrote:
angus mc coatup wrote:
Baddesley Bill wrote:
angus mc coatup wrote:
I wonder If the blue few pay agents fees.
They have yet to come to terms with administrators fees ffs.
could be estate agents fees soon.
...Aldi will cover those.
Aldi ? That's a little bit upmarket for that area. Pound shop more like !
[quote][p][bold]Baddesley Bill[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]angus mc coatup[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Baddesley Bill[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]angus mc coatup[/bold] wrote: I wonder If the blue few pay agents fees.[/p][/quote]They have yet to come to terms with administrators fees ffs.[/p][/quote]could be estate agents fees soon.[/p][/quote]...Aldi will cover those.[/p][/quote]Aldi ? That's a little bit upmarket for that area. Pound shop more like ! promised land
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12:43am Sat 1 Dec 12

SaintinCanada says...

TEBOURBA wrote:

"I have a rather small willie, I heard that Solent Interiors do willie-jobs.

Does anyone know if they take payment only after the work is done to my satisfaction?

I know this is off-topic, but my little willie is important to me."
TEBOURBA wrote: "I have a rather small willie, I heard that Solent Interiors do willie-jobs. Does anyone know if they take payment only after the work is done to my satisfaction? I know this is off-topic, but my little willie is important to me." SaintinCanada
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1:22am Sat 1 Dec 12

AmsterdamSaint says...

Seedhouse the Unrepentant wrote:
Puddletown Saint wrote:
Just a thought. Why does the player not pay his agent from his signing on fee..... or will that just mean larger signing on fees!!!!!!! But would read better. Good job if you can get it.
This is something I don't understand either. In life we represent ourselves but from time to time we may bring someone in to advise us be it lawyer, accountant or agent. They are working for us and representing us and we pay them ourselves. If they have helped us secure a better deal then their fees are worthwhile. I have no idea why the club pays an agent representing someone else.

I have also heard of cases of a single agent representing the selling club, the player and the buying club. In any other walk of life this is seen as a conflict of interest and would be illegal. Surely it is a conflict of interest - how can you claim to have represented your client to the best of your ability if in fact you have three clients all involved in the same deal?!?
Yeah. When I was a kid (70's), the agent got 10% of the transfer fee, paid by the club that sold them. That Newcastle lad bought in january, Ba? Or was it Cisse? Went for 7 million, 3.5 going to his agent. 50% to the agent ? Good grief, we are well out of that. Good on you N.C. And keep N.A. while you are at it. I would rather go down with him at the helm playing great football than getting rid, and scraping survival.
[quote][p][bold]Seedhouse the Unrepentant[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Puddletown Saint[/bold] wrote: Just a thought. Why does the player not pay his agent from his signing on fee..... or will that just mean larger signing on fees!!!!!!! But would read better. Good job if you can get it.[/p][/quote]This is something I don't understand either. In life we represent ourselves but from time to time we may bring someone in to advise us be it lawyer, accountant or agent. They are working for us and representing us and we pay them ourselves. If they have helped us secure a better deal then their fees are worthwhile. I have no idea why the club pays an agent representing someone else. I have also heard of cases of a single agent representing the selling club, the player and the buying club. In any other walk of life this is seen as a conflict of interest and would be illegal. Surely it is a conflict of interest - how can you claim to have represented your client to the best of your ability if in fact you have three clients all involved in the same deal?!?[/p][/quote]Yeah. When I was a kid (70's), the agent got 10% of the transfer fee, paid by the club that sold them. That Newcastle lad bought in january, Ba? Or was it Cisse? Went for 7 million, 3.5 going to his agent. 50% to the agent ? Good grief, we are well out of that. Good on you N.C. And keep N.A. while you are at it. I would rather go down with him at the helm playing great football than getting rid, and scraping survival. AmsterdamSaint
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1:39am Sat 1 Dec 12

batesieboy says...

This factual information and data should now shut up those people who criticise NC's wages based on their opinion...clearly he earns his money as an agent of Southampton FC.
This factual information and data should now shut up those people who criticise NC's wages based on their opinion...clearly he earns his money as an agent of Southampton FC. batesieboy
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2:23am Sat 1 Dec 12

TEBOURBA says...

On learning that Saints weren't paying their creditors a measly £60k,the wheeler dealer agents showed they wouldn't be caught out, they were too sharp for Mr Cortese, that's why they gave him a wide berth.
Cortese found his match, they were a lot tougher than the programme sellers and painters and decorators that have been sh*t on and wouldn't stand for it.
Happy Clappers may think Cortese has done a good job, in my book quite the reverse
Pay peanuts in agents' fees and get monkeys ---- not one of the allegedly £33m pounds worth of talent has yet to prove themselves worthy of the transfer fee paid by Cortese.
Maybe that's the reason why Saints are second from bottom.
On learning that Saints weren't paying their creditors a measly £60k,the wheeler dealer agents showed they wouldn't be caught out, they were too sharp for Mr Cortese, that's why they gave him a wide berth. Cortese found his match, they were a lot tougher than the programme sellers and painters and decorators that have been sh*t on and wouldn't stand for it. Happy Clappers may think Cortese has done a good job, in my book quite the reverse Pay peanuts in agents' fees and get monkeys ---- not one of the allegedly £33m pounds worth of talent has yet to prove themselves worthy of the transfer fee paid by Cortese. Maybe that's the reason why Saints are second from bottom. TEBOURBA
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2:44am Sat 1 Dec 12

SaintinCanada says...

TEBOURBA wrote:
On learning that Saints weren't paying their creditors a measly £60k,the wheeler dealer agents showed they wouldn't be caught out, they were too sharp for Mr Cortese, that's why they gave him a wide berth.
Cortese found his match, they were a lot tougher than the programme sellers and painters and decorators that have been sh*t on and wouldn't stand for it.
Happy Clappers may think Cortese has done a good job, in my book quite the reverse
Pay peanuts in agents' fees and get monkeys ---- not one of the allegedly £33m pounds worth of talent has yet to prove themselves worthy of the transfer fee paid by Cortese.
Maybe that's the reason why Saints are second from bottom.
Ok TEBOURBA - you win!

Explain where you get a figure of 33Million that you continue to spout. You seem to 'ave all night, early evenng here.

Let me start:
amirez 12M
JayRod 7M....that's 19M....

.....please fill us in with the other 14M.

It important to hearit from UOU first.

Over to you for the other 14M......
[quote][p][bold]TEBOURBA[/bold] wrote: On learning that Saints weren't paying their creditors a measly £60k,the wheeler dealer agents showed they wouldn't be caught out, they were too sharp for Mr Cortese, that's why they gave him a wide berth. Cortese found his match, they were a lot tougher than the programme sellers and painters and decorators that have been sh*t on and wouldn't stand for it. Happy Clappers may think Cortese has done a good job, in my book quite the reverse Pay peanuts in agents' fees and get monkeys ---- not one of the allegedly £33m pounds worth of talent has yet to prove themselves worthy of the transfer fee paid by Cortese. Maybe that's the reason why Saints are second from bottom.[/p][/quote]Ok TEBOURBA - you win! Explain where you get a figure of 33Million that you continue to spout. You seem to 'ave all night, early evenng here. Let me start: amirez 12M JayRod 7M....that's 19M.... .....please fill us in with the other 14M. It important to hearit from UOU first. Over to you for the other 14M...... SaintinCanada
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8:35am Sat 1 Dec 12

warrens 76 says...

TEBOURBA wrote:
IMO most agents would give Mr Cortese a wide berth knowing that Solent Interiors, due to be paid what Agents would call a chicken feed, measly, £60k, in May were still awaiting payment in November despite two Court cases.
PS Has Solent Interiors been paid yet??
No medication today then?
[quote][p][bold]TEBOURBA[/bold] wrote: IMO most agents would give Mr Cortese a wide berth knowing that Solent Interiors, due to be paid what Agents would call a chicken feed, measly, £60k, in May were still awaiting payment in November despite two Court cases. PS Has Solent Interiors been paid yet??[/p][/quote]No medication today then? warrens 76
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10:22am Sat 1 Dec 12

Velleity says...

pompey in spain wrote:
you didnt pay any agents because you didnt get any decent players!!!! you should get them on loan like us!!! oh have i left myself open to the odd negative comment!!
I may be part of the "ssshhhh" campaign but every so often in the darkness of the mine of Pompey supporters' comments we come across a gleam of light that does, in fact, turn out to be a diamond.

I do have to let you know that this post made me (in a vernacular phrase much misused but literal in this case) lol.

Thank you for brightening up my day. If the banter could be like this we'd all be much happier.
[quote][p][bold]pompey in spain[/bold] wrote: you didnt pay any agents because you didnt get any decent players!!!! you should get them on loan like us!!! oh have i left myself open to the odd negative comment!![/p][/quote]I may be part of the "ssshhhh" campaign but every so often in the darkness of the mine of Pompey supporters' comments we come across a gleam of light that does, in fact, turn out to be a diamond. I do have to let you know that this post made me (in a vernacular phrase much misused but literal in this case) lol. Thank you for brightening up my day. If the banter could be like this we'd all be much happier. Velleity
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12:03pm Sat 1 Dec 12

Saint. says...

Seedhouse the Unrepentant wrote:
We were one of the biggest spenders yet spent less than anyone else on agents, far less. Even Theborer would have to admit that is a great achievement by NC.
Spot on!

Well done NC!

Looking after our club interest and not allowing agents to rob us blind! Now NC knockers can see in balancing the books NC has worked his magic, and kept Southampton FC with a healthy future.

Give NC a year or two more time and I would say much more is to come in where the club stands finacially, quality of players, and success with the team!

Bottom line NC is not talking the talk like other clubs, his actions speak louder than words, and he is quitely changing the image the club is seen in the media, he is standing up to the bigger clubs, he is building the club from grass roots to the first team and with a plan to actually make this work (again action, not just words), and the result is and will be respect for Southampton FC, which plays good attractive attacking football and will soon sit up there in the top six on soundly run foootballing merit!
[quote][p][bold]Seedhouse the Unrepentant[/bold] wrote: We were one of the biggest spenders yet spent less than anyone else on agents, far less. Even Theborer would have to admit that is a great achievement by NC.[/p][/quote]Spot on! Well done NC! Looking after our club interest and not allowing agents to rob us blind! Now NC knockers can see in balancing the books NC has worked his magic, and kept Southampton FC with a healthy future. Give NC a year or two more time and I would say much more is to come in where the club stands finacially, quality of players, and success with the team! Bottom line NC is not talking the talk like other clubs, his actions speak louder than words, and he is quitely changing the image the club is seen in the media, he is standing up to the bigger clubs, he is building the club from grass roots to the first team and with a plan to actually make this work (again action, not just words), and the result is and will be respect for Southampton FC, which plays good attractive attacking football and will soon sit up there in the top six on soundly run foootballing merit! Saint.
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1:00pm Sat 1 Dec 12

CB FRY LIVES says...

More Glory wrote:
Not really a surprise is it. Your club has taken a massive risk here - and without the couple of good results this week, you could have been already buried in tems of points and confidence. Yes - Agents are cack, and are greedy limpets - but are now part of the furniture and if you want to move up the table and play with the bigger boys, you need to play with a few more agents as well; but to a controlled degree.
at poirpoisemouth they can't afford to pay the players a decent wage let alone pay any parasitical agents.
[quote][p][bold]More Glory[/bold] wrote: Not really a surprise is it. Your club has taken a massive risk here - and without the couple of good results this week, you could have been already buried in tems of points and confidence. Yes - Agents are cack, and are greedy limpets - but are now part of the furniture and if you want to move up the table and play with the bigger boys, you need to play with a few more agents as well; but to a controlled degree.[/p][/quote]at poirpoisemouth they can't afford to pay the players a decent wage let alone pay any parasitical agents. CB FRY LIVES
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