Vital Football

Latest Southampton FC News

Poortvliet Slams Concentration And Professionalism

Poortvliet Slams Concentration And Professionalism

Jan Poortvliet was furious with his players following the 3-0 defeat against Watford at St Mary's on Saturday.

The Southampton manager has laid into his players for a lack of concentration and professionalism and was more than a little disappointed with mistakes made and the two missed penalties: 'I'm very disappointed. There were a lot of mistakes and when you go through a game with no concentration and no professionalism, it is not nice to see,' Poortvliet told BBC Sport. 'You should really be scoring penalties but I do not want to use that as an excuse and the players know they should have done better all around.

'It is all about confidence and we have to pick ourselves up, learn from this and go on to the next game.'

Do you agree with Jan Poortvliet, does he have every right to be as angry as he appears?

Vital Football are currently looking for a site editor for this site.

Have you got the passion for your club? Are you over 18? Do you have experience in writing news and match reports? Or have you got a site that you want to move over to this exciting new network with free hosting and a content managed system on offer? If so you could be just what we are looking for!

Apply via the advert under the banner or by Clicking Here.

You don't have to be a site editor to contribute, if you have something to say on your club, simply submit it via the suggest an article link in the right hand side column.

To join our Championship Fantasy Football game in partnership with 442 and the Telegraph: Click Here.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Monday October 20 2008
Time: 5:01PM

Comments

0
A good side that play nice football - but like Donny too open for this league!
Boxer
20/10/2008 18:42:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Southampton Articles

Southampton Release Four Players

Four Southampton players have now been released following the natural expiry of their contracts this summer.

Southampton Duo Get England Call (26/5/17)

Southampton duo Fraser Forster and Ryan Bertrand have been called up by England manager Gareth Southgate for the coming international games.

More International Calls For Southampton

Martin Caceres, Cedric Soares and Maya Yoshida have all been called up by their countries for this summer's games.

International Calls For Duo

Sofiane Boufal and Dusan Tadic have both been called into their respective Morocco and Serbia squads for the coming international rounds of games.

Archived Vital Saints Articles

Vital Saints articles from

Site Journalists

SFC Forever
no email
Profile
Vital Saint
Editor email
Profile
Matt Gardner
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Stoke MotM
Suggested By:
Forster2%
Soares0%
Stephens23%
Yoshida0%
Bertrand0%
Davis0%
Romeu7%
Tadic0%
Ward-Prowse0%
Redmond46%
Austin15%
Sub - Boufal0%
Sub - Gabbiadini0%
Sub - Pied7%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Chelsea 38 30 3 5 93 52
2 Spurs 38 26 8 4 86 60
3 Man City 38 23 9 6 78 41
4 Liverpool 38 22 10 6 76 36
5 Arsenal 38 23 6 9 75 33
6 Man Utd 38 18 15 5 69 25
7 Everton 38 17 10 11 61 18
8 Southampton 38 12 10 16 46 -7
9 AFC Bournemouth 38 12 10 16 46 -12
10 WBA 38 12 9 17 45 -8
11 West Ham 38 12 9 17 45 -17
12 Leicester City 38 12 8 18 44 -15
13 Stoke 38 11 11 16 44 -15
14 Crystal Palace 38 12 5 21 41 -13
15 Swansea 38 12 5 21 41 -25
16 Burnley 38 11 7 20 40 -16
17 Watford 38 11 7 20 40 -28
R Hull City 38 9 7 22 34 -43
R Middlesbrough 38 5 13 20 28 -26
R Sunderland 38 6 6 26 24 -40
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Southampton Results (view all)

Southampton Fixtures (view all)

The Vital Football Members League