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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.



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

Comments

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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