Vital Football

Latest Southampton FC News

Wembley 2010

Wembley 2010

Southampton and Carlisle fans will be heading to London excited at the prospect of seeing the new Wembley Stadium. Southampton fans will be at Wembley in their numbers with 44,000 tickets sold.

After this game we will then have the two FA Cup semi-finals. Aston Villa v Chelsea on April 10th and Portsmouth v Tottenham on April 11th.

Both of these matches have some significance. Aston Villa have already been to Wembley this season having lost to Manchester United in the Carling Cup final. Chelsea have been knocked out of the Champions League and have faltered slightly in the hunt for the Premier League title.

Portsmouth as winners over Southampton are flying the flag for the South Coast. They are heading remorsefully towards relegation and are in administration. They also have old manager, Harry Redknapp, in opposition. Harry Redknapp is not popular with Pompey fans and he has returned to take some of his old players to Spurs.

To make matters even more interesting. Chelsea are in the first semi-final and Pompey fans would love the chance to gain some revenge for the game played at Fratton Park on Wednesday.

So at the moment we have three games ahead of us and all are of significance to the fans involved. Southampton and Carlisle have both been close to disappearing. Both sets of fans will be there to enjoy themselves. Winning will be a bonus.

Aston Villa and Chelsea fans will both be there desperate to see their clubs win to take them to the final. Villa hoping to forget Manchester United and Chelsea hoping not to lose everything that they have gone for.

Pompey and Spurs fans will be slightly different. Spurs fans will expect to win whilst Pompey fans will be hoping to put one across HR and his team. Pompey fans might also be there prepared to sing there songs even if the game is going against them. Something that they do well.

I myself am hoping for some good games that the neutral fan can enjoy. So for all who are making the trip to Wembley, have a good day and enjoy your game. May the best team win with no need for an inquest afterwards.

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

Writer:SFC Forever
Date:Friday March 26 2010
Time: 11:36AM

Comments

0
There are a lot of fans who will enjoy the experience. I hope that all that go have a good day when they have their turn.
VSrednwhite
26/03/2010 18:34:00
0
Won't see much of me tomorrow. I expect to see a good game and hope it is us that will lift the cup.
sfc4ghg
27/03/2010 13:52:00
0
Hope people who go to Wembley on sunday to watch saints play against carlisle have a fun time
VSgirlT
28/03/2010 12:06:00
0
I was disappointed to see some Carlisle supporters leaving before the game ended. Their team kept fighting and got their goal in the 84th minute to a rousing cheer.
VSrednwhite
28/03/2010 20:43:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Southampton Articles

Duo Debut + Late Call Up For Sims

Nathan Redmond and James Ward-Prowse made their senior England debuts as substitutes in last night's friendly against Germany and youngster Josh Sims has received a late...

Pied's Training Return Delight

Right back Jeremy Pied has been speaking about his delight at returning to the Southampton training pitches following his seven months out with an injury.

Improved Takeover Offer For Southampton?

Yesterday it was being reported that Chinese firm Lander Sports Development had submitted an increased final fee offer for Southampton.

Romeu Relishing April Return

With the March international break upon Southampton, midfielder Oriol Romey has said he's relishing the hectic April period the fixture list has in store for us.

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)

Tottenham MotM
Suggested By:
Forster1%
Soares0%
Stephens9%
Romeu27%
Yoshida0%
Davis0%
Bertrand0%
Ward-Prowse45%
Tadic0%
Redmond0%
Gabbiadini9%
Sub-Long0%
Sub-Boufal9%
Sub-Rodriguez0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 28 22 3 3 69 38
2 Spurs 28 17 8 3 59 34
3 Man City 28 17 6 5 57 24
4 Liverpool 29 16 8 5 56 25
5 Man Utd 27 14 10 3 52 19
6 Arsenal 27 15 5 7 50 22
7 Everton 29 14 8 7 50 21
8 WBA 29 12 7 10 43 1
9 Stoke 29 9 9 11 36 -9
10 Southampton 27 9 6 12 33 -3
11 AFC Bournemouth 29 9 6 14 33 -12
12 West Ham 29 9 6 14 33 -12
13 Burnley 29 9 5 15 32 -11
14 Watford 28 8 7 13 31 -15
15 Leicester City 28 8 6 14 30 -14
16 Crystal Palace 28 8 4 16 28 -10
17 Swansea 29 8 3 18 27 -27
18 Hull City 29 6 6 17 24 -32
19 Middlesbrough 28 4 10 14 22 -13
20 Sunderland 28 5 5 18 20 -26
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Southampton Results (view all)

Southampton Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 5:30PM : AFC Bournemouth (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 5 2017 7:45PM : Crystal Palace (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : West Bromwich Albion (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 15 2017 5:30PM : Manchester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 25 2017 7:45PM : Chelsea (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Hull City (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Vital Saint1
2.Bob Knox1
Vital Football Comment