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


My condolences to all concerned. Rivalries pale into insignificance at times like this.
11/08/2010 21:03:00
Shocked to read this. Sorry for all those close to him
11/08/2010 21:48:00
Thanks guys you have shown that fans can unite at times like these.
SFC Forever
11/08/2010 22:03:00
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
Real shame, rivalries aside it is another kick for football in the South
11/08/2010 22:30:00
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
Best wishes to his family , friends and everyone connected to Southampton FC.
11/08/2010 23:08:00
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
11/08/2010 23:27:00
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.
12/08/2010 10:27:00
Thank you for saving our club you were our hero R.I.P. we won't forget you Tasha
12/08/2010 11:06:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Frampton Fight Upgraded

Recent Southampton Articles

Midfielder Ruled Out Of International Clash

Steven Davis has given Saints a boost by choosing to stay in Southampton to help increase his fitness levels.

Leicester Game Rearranged

The outstanding tie against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium has now received a new date.

Striker Hoping To Change Southampton's Form

Charlie Austin has declared himself fit and raring to go as he returns to first team training this week after three months on the sidelines with injury.

Possible Summer Transfer Targets For Southampton

With Southampton's future remaining in doubt in terms of which division we will be in for the 2018/19 campaign, KRAZYB ponders potential summer transfer...

Southampton Archived Articles

Vital Saints articles from

Site Journalists

Vital Saint
Editor email

Current Poll (see more polls)

FA - Wigan
Suggested By: Site Staff
Sub - Redmond4%
Sub - Long4%
Sub - Romeu0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Southampton Results (view all)

Southampton Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

2.Vital Saint24
The Vital Football Members League