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    OSPREYSAINT wrote:
    City Saint wrote:
    OSPREYSAINT wrote:
    Scarborosaint wrote: Does that mean cortese is not on the coaching staff or is his title chairmen who likes to interfere in team affairs instead of sticking to what he knows
    Cynical and unwarranted, you don't know anything, so stop stirring the mire, or drop the saint from your sign on, you ain't any more Saintly than NAs dismissal was.
    Osprey, I notice you've advised a few people to drop "saint" from their login.

    Given your enthusiastic backing for an executive who has been roundly condemned for how he has behaved, and how quickly you've put the knife into Nigel, perhaps you ought to spend some time looking in the mirror mate.
    Well, you have got me wrong there then. On both counts, I only want what is best for Southampton FC, don't you? Keeping Nigel would have been my choice, it hasn't happened, I can't change that, I have to accept the facts and move on, at the same time asking you to do the same. How many times do have to say it? I am not saying I am 100% correct, I got the sacking terribly wrong, saying it couldn't happen, so my judgement is somewhat flawed. What I don't have is a pathological hatred of the one man above all that saved my football club from oblivion at the last moment. Why can you not grasp that?
    Have been a saints fan as long as I can remember went to my first game as in 1974 as a 6 year old , I have seen all the highs and the lows and just because NA has been in my eyes disgracefully sacked I will continue to support my team for as long as I live , but don't kid yourself that chairmen don't stick there noses into team affairs , having played under a dozen managers and numerous chairmen I can name half of those managers , where there was outside interference on team matters from the chairmen, that's not to say they picked the team but pressure put on to play certain players or not play others .
    NA liked to do things his way which makes you unpopular with some supporters, players and the chairmen which puts a strain on chairmen/ manager relationship .
    If cortese is brave enough to make the decision to sack NA he should be brave enough to leave MP to do things his own way .
    COYR"
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Saints confirm backroom staff

Saints confirm backroom staff

Saints confirm backroom staff

First published in Saints News
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Saints have confirmed the appointments of new manager Mauricio Pochettino's backroom staff.

Jesús Pérez, who worked as a technical coach under Pochettino at Espanyol, is the assistant boss.

The 41-year-old started at the Spanish side as a first-team analyst in 2010, before working his way up.

Miguel D'Agostino, 41, takes over as a first-team coach, while former Spanish international Toni Jiménez, 42, is the goalkeeping coach.

Like Pérez, they also worked under Pochettino at Espanyol, with Jiménez having served as his number two at the Spanish club.

The trio will be assisted by technical support coach Fran Alonso.

Nigel Adkins' backroom staff - Andy Crosby, Dean Wilkins and Jim Stannard - had all been relieved of their duties following the dismissal of the previous boss last week.

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