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    batesieboy wrote:
    ghk230743 wrote:
    ghk230473 wrote:
    Baddesley Bill wrote:
    GHK...in one comment you demand premiership class players....in the very next you suggest the STH concessions should be better. I tend to sympathise that some of us will be paying a lot more due to policy changes ..but my over-riding thought is that you can't have it both ways...you seem to want your cake...and eat it.
    There's plenty out there without breaking the bank. We haven't spent for a long while and delap is still a record signing!
    I would like to get signings done sooner rather than later, and others out. That way the can bond and gel in pre-season matches instead of early season games. Qpr left it late and stayed up by the skin of their teeth. Adkins is back on trial and something tells me the don is not known for his patience
    In fact, when it comes to Adkins, "I predict adkins will be gone before end of the year. I do not see adkins as manager in 2013"

    As I said after the Burnley game last year.

    I'm seeing it again; despite it now being the 5th June, he hasn't yet signed all the players I'd like him to sign, so I now feel that NC will be considering the sack for him.
    Because the players YOU want to sign have not been, NC will sack him. GHK you are a nut case.
    Batsie you've been mugged off, look closer at who posts"
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Saints make Butland enquiry

Saints have enquired after England goalkeeper Jack Butland – but are likely to have to offer first team football to land him.

The 19-year-old was a shock call-up for Roy Hodgson’s Euro 2012 squad, despite having not yet played a single club game for Birmingham.

Saints will sign a new keeper this summer after releasing Bartosz Bialkowski, leaving only the unfancied Tommy Forecast, who has not made a single appearance for the club in four years at St Mary’s, as the only back-up for Kelvin Davis.

The Daily Echo can confirm that Saints have enquired after the young stopper, rated at around £3m, but are one of a number of Premier League clubs to do so with Newcastle, Liverpool, Everton, Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal and Tottenham also interested.

It is understood that Butland, who is contracted to Birmingham until 2015, is only interested in a move away from St Andrew’s if he can be guaranteed some first team football.

He is likely to get that at Birmingham next season with the Blues expected to cash in on Ben Foster this summer.

For Nigel Adkins that would mean having drop Championship keeper of the year Davis or somehow change Butland’s mind to convince him he will be the long term replacement for Davis who turns 36 in September.

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