Vital Football

Latest Southampton FC News

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Alex in coming on for the final 10 minutes against Huddersfiels has gone down in Saints history. The youngster is extremely highly rated by all at the club and is now officially the second youngest graduate to play for the first team.

The midfielder's rapid developement this season has reminded Stewart Henderson of how Gareth Bale made rapid progress in 2005-6.'Alex has always looked good but this year he has come on in leaps and bounds' said Henderson

Last year the worry was about Alex having enough pace and athleticism. This year he has grown and gained in pace and athleticism. He has very good ball control and has looked really good.

Henderson continued 'I saw him a couple of times last year for the under 16's when there were certain things he now has in his locker that were missing.'

It sounds as though this young lad has what it takes to make a big impression. It will be a big bonus if we can add to our team from the academy players that we are bringing forward. This is hopefully the first of many more.



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

Writer:SFC Forever
Date:Sunday March 7 2010
Time: 5:35PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Tyson Fury Will Be Back!

Comments

0
Keep it up Alex. You are going to be a star for us if you can keep making progress. Good luck for the future and I hopr it is with us.
VS sparkle
07/03/2010 17:57:00
0
This young man has had a lot of good things said about him. Hopefully he can keep his feet on the ground as he learns his trade. He is knocking on the door and next season could see him actually get a few games as he continues his developement.
VSrednwhite
07/03/2010 18:03:00
0
Be good if he can make it. Helps the rest of the boys realise that it is possible if they keep trying. Good luck Alex and keep the dream alive.
VSgirlT
07/03/2010 20:36:00
0
if this young man makes it we will have saved a small fortune on a big transfer purchase. Going by the reports seen from some of his games he is going to be as good as we have had. I hope so because it is good news for the academy.
stellarnw
07/03/2010 21:49:00
0
Why are we so bothered by a 16yo who may or may not make it at Saints? Right now as the season draws to a close I want to know where we are going next. Who we are going to bring in to stop us losing so many points to lower teams than us.
sfc4ghg
07/03/2010 23:13:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Southampton Articles

Stats: Hapoel Be'er Sheva v Southampton

All the stats from Hapoel Be'er Sheva (0) vs (0) Southampton, Yaakov Turner Toto Stadium, 29/9/16 Att:

Hapoel Be'er Sheva v Southampton - Team Sheets

Hapoel Be'er Sheva are at the Yaakov Turner Toto Stadium with Southampton the visitors today, this is a 6pm kick-off - the line-ups have been confirmed.

Match Day Officials v Leicester (2/10/16)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Leicester City this Sunday.

Which Manager Has Spent The Most?

The modern game tells us that the club who spends the most money wins. So does the manager who spends the most money win the most also?

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)

EL - Hapoel Be'er Sheva MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Forster0%
Martina0%
Yoshida0%
van Dijk100%
Targett0%
Romeu0%
Clasie0%
Ward-Prowse0%
Hesketh0%
Long0%
Redmond0%
Sub - Tadic0%
Sub - Hojbjerg0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 6 6 0 0 18 13
2 Spurs 6 4 2 0 14 7
3 Arsenal 6 4 1 1 13 8
4 Liverpool 6 4 1 1 13 7
5 Everton 6 4 1 1 13 6
6 Man Utd 6 4 0 2 12 5
7 Crystal Palace 6 3 1 2 10 3
8 Chelsea 6 3 1 2 10 1
9 Southampton 6 2 2 2 8 1
10 WBA 6 2 2 2 8 1
11 Watford 6 2 1 3 7 -1
12 Leicester City 6 2 1 3 7 -3
13 Burnley 6 2 1 3 7 -3
14 Hull City 6 2 1 3 7 -5
15 AFC Bournemouth 6 2 1 3 7 -5
16 Middlesbrough 6 1 2 3 5 -3
17 Swansea 6 1 1 4 4 -5
18 West Ham 6 1 0 5 3 -9
19 Stoke 6 0 2 4 2 -11
20 Sunderland 6 0 1 5 1 -7
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Southampton Results (view all)

Southampton Fixtures (view all)

Oct 2 2016 2:15PM : Leicester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 16 2016 4:00PM : Burnley (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 23 2016 1:30PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 26 2016 7:45PM : Sunderland (H)
Capital One Cup
Oct 30 2016 4:00PM : Chelsea (H)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 6 2016 2:15PM : Hull City (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.SFC_Alex1
2.Andrew Purkiss1