Vital Football

Latest Southampton FC News

Southampton Mourn Loss Of Markus Liebherr

Southampton Mourn Loss Of Markus Liebherr

The death of our new owner will leave many questions on fans lips as they try to come to terms with the sudden loss.

The club in it's statement has tried to ease our fears by saying that the club will continue as is. The one wish of Markus was to see us return to the Premier League and the five year plan is still in place.

To all Saints fans Markus was our saviour. He rescued us from possible termination and will forever be held in the highest regard by us.

The club has also declared that a book of condolence will be open at the club for all fans and members of the public to sign.

To read the statement from the club,

click here




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

Writer:SFC Forever
Date:Wednesday August 11 2010
Time: 7:07PM

Comments

0
My condolences to all concerned. Rivalries pale into insignificance at times like this.
Lemmi
11/08/2010 21:03:00
0
Shocked to read this. Sorry for all those close to him
thepompeypaul
11/08/2010 21:48:00
0
Thanks guys you have shown that fans can unite at times like these.
SFC Forever
11/08/2010 22:03:00
0
I've realised how much of a fool I've been getting engrossed in stupid rivalries. Banter is just that, and to be honest who here actually has any links to the bloody docking strikes? thanks for the comments Lemmi and Pompeypaul. R.I.P Liebherr.
Red army comrade
11/08/2010 22:18:00
0
Real shame, rivalries aside it is another kick for football in the South
paultsmouth
11/08/2010 22:30:00
0
His death has brought fans together Paul, and maybe if our clubs fans would finally put the vile hatred to rest (the minority of hooligans), it would be a tribute to people from both clubs who have paid the ultimate price.
Red army comrade
11/08/2010 22:36:00
0
Best wishes to his family , friends and everyone connected to Southampton FC.
diggerman
11/08/2010 23:08:00
0
Puts things into perspective,rivalries and bad feelings are pushed firmly aside,am sorry for the loss of a charismatic man,my condolences to the Lieber family and all saints fans. There is no joy whatsoever in writing this comment on vital saints. R I P
JASON R
11/08/2010 23:27:00
0
One of the nicest things to remember in this very sad situation is to remember just how much enjoyment Markus got from his last year with the club. I've never seen a picture of him where he didn't seem genuinely pleased to be here. My condolences to all his family, friends and the club. Football needs more like him at the moment...not just financially but in his example of the warm commitment he showed to the community.
mox888
12/08/2010 10:27:00
0
Thank you for saving our club you were our hero R.I.P. we won't forget you Tasha
VSgirlT
12/08/2010 11:06:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Southampton Articles

FA Cup Third Round - Full Draw (5/12/16)

The draw for the third round of the FA Cup took place earlier this evening.

Vital Preview - EFL Trophy, Round Two

These fixtures will be spread over a period of weeks! The first tie will involve Wolves and Sunderland on Monday with the final game of the round not played until the New Year.

Forster & Cedric On Palace Loss

Goalkeeper Fraser Forster and Cedric Soares have both given their reactions to Saturday's loss to Crystal Palace.

Puel On Palace Loss - Hapoel Next

Manager Claude Puel has admitted the first half performance cost Southampton in our loss on Saturday to Crystal Palace.

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)

Crystal Palace MotM
Suggested By:
Forster50%
Cedric0%
van Dijk50%
Fonte0%
Bertrand0%
Ward-Prowse0%
Romeu0%
Hojbjerg0%
Redmond0%
Austin0%
Boufal0%
Sub - Sims0%
Sub - McQueen0%
Sub - Long0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 14 11 1 2 34 21
2 Arsenal 14 9 4 1 31 19
3 Liverpool 14 9 3 2 30 17
4 Man City 14 9 3 2 30 15
5 Spurs 14 7 6 1 27 14
6 Man Utd 14 5 6 3 21 3
7 WBA 14 5 5 4 20 3
8 Everton 14 5 5 4 20 1
9 Stoke 14 5 4 5 19 -3
10 AFC Bournemouth 14 5 3 6 18 -3
11 Watford 14 5 3 6 18 -6
12 Southampton 14 4 5 5 17 -2
13 Crystal Palace 14 4 2 8 14 -2
14 Burnley 14 4 2 8 14 -11
15 Leicester City 14 3 4 7 13 -7
16 Middlesbrough 13 2 6 5 12 -3
17 West Ham 14 3 3 8 12 -14
18 Sunderland 14 3 2 9 11 -10
19 Hull City 13 3 2 8 11 -17
20 Swansea 14 2 3 9 9 -15
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)

Dec 11 2016 2:15PM : Middlesbrough (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 14 2016 8:00PM : Stoke City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 18 2016 1:30PM : AFC Bournemouth (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 28 2016 7:45PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : West Bromwich Albion (H)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Everton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Vital Football Comment