Writer: SFC Forever
Date:Friday October 1 2010
He says he is going to savour the local game atmosphere inside St Mary's and that the Saints are fully focused on going for the three points against local rivals Bournemouth.
He told the Saints Player, 'I can't wait for it, derby days are special days. It will be the first opportunity for myself to experience a derby at Southampton.'
He added, 'I know Portsmouth are considered the proper derby, but Bournemouth are in our division at the moment. It's a local team so it's going to be special and I'm well aware of how much it's going to mean to our supporters.'
Carrying on Nigel said that he hasd experienced local derbies as a player and as a manager. At Scunthorpe the biggest game for the locals was the one against Hull.
He knows that the players can feel the way the supporters are looking forward to this game and will be ready for the test they face against the team currently in 2nd place in the league.
Nigel said that the players always give 100% and if the supporters see the team playing to their maximum they will push them on as they get behind them.
Nigel also said that with players being excited about this game it is important that though they give their all they must remain focused and keep their discipline.
He knows that the atmosphere will be electric and insisted that though the team wants to win it is important to play the right way and to try and keep the ball moving around between the players with a modicum of speed.
In his rallying call he reminded us of what we want. We have history and we want to win the league he insisted. Stressing that we must take one game at a time and the next game is always important.
He said that we need to get a consistency in our play and once we can do that we will start to rise towards the teams we are chasing.
The more I hear from him the more I like what I hear. Let us give the team the roaring passion that will lift us against the Cherries and give us the points we so desperately need.
Date:Friday October 1 2010
Boruc Leaves On Loan (Friday September 19 2014)
Mane Gets International Clearance (Thursday September 18 2014)
Koeman - Maintain Our Principles (Thursday September 18 2014)
Koeman Pleased With Aggression (Monday September 15 2014)
Stats: Southampton v Newcastle (Saturday September 13 2014)
Koeman Looking For Third Win (Friday September 12 2014)
Schneiderlin Remains Professional (Tuesday September 9 2014)
All About The Alderweireld (Sunday September 7 2014)
Willard Signs First Pro Deal (Friday September 5 2014)
White Hart Lane Trip Moved (Friday September 5 2014)
|2. Aston Villa||4||3||1||0||3||10|
|5. Man City||4||2||1||1||3||7|
|We Need To Manage Games Better
» Swansea : 19/09/2014 20:26:00
|Liverpool: Lawro Predicts 2014-15 - West Ham (A)
» Liverpool : 19/09/2014 18:33:00
|El Cashico - Manchester City vs Chelsea
» Chelsea : 19/09/2014 18:23:00
|One to Watch - Mame Biram Diouf
» Q.P.R. : 19/09/2014 18:09:00
|Give Chelsea No Quarter
» Man City : 19/09/2014 17:48:00