Vital Football

Latest Southampton FC News

Adkins sets Saints a target for promotion

Adkins sets Saints a target for promotion

Nigel Adkins has insisted that Southampton need to continue to average over two points a game if they are to reach the Premier League.

The Saints manager has seen his side make a perfect start at St. Mary's this season - with the 4-0 win over Watford making it Southampton's 14th consecutive league home win.

A brace from Rickie Lambert, followed by goals from Guly Do Prado and Lee Holmes gave the south coast outfit a two point lead over Middlesbrough in second place.

And the former Scunthorpe boss is aware that his side need to maintain their great start to the season if they are to join the elite in the top flight.

Speaking to the Daily Echo, he said: "Psychologically it`s good," he said of the international break.

"One, in respect that we sit top of the league on 22 points after ten games.

"So that`s averaging more than two points a game, and that`s what we need to do."



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

Writer:Abe Hawken
Date:Tuesday October 4 2011
Time: 6:50PM

Comments

0
Be nice if we can keep getting the points average up.
stellarnw
08/10/2011 09:27:00
0
I know mate - we've got three tough games coming up... it will be interesting to see how we got on against Derby, West Ham and Reading.
abesaint
08/10/2011 22:05:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Southampton Articles

McCarthy Loaned To Walsall

Academy graduate Jason McCarthy has today made the loan switch out to League One side Walsall.

Saints Confirm Mane Departure

Earlier today Southampton confirmed that Sadio Mane had completed his expected move to Liverpool.

Are Players Set For A Football Exit?

With the country narrowly voting to leave the European Union in Thursday's Referendum, there are certainly plenty of real questions that have to be addressed in terms...

Liverpool Do Get Their Mane?

It's being reported today that Liverpool have agreed a fee with Southampton for Sadio Mane.

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)

Palace MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Forster10%
Martina1%
Fonte2%
van Dijk8%
Bertrand4%
Wanyama2%
Romeu2%
Mane6%
Davis35%
Tadic21%
Long4%
Sub - Pelle2%
Sub - Ward-Prowse1%
Sub - Austin2%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Southampton Results (view all)

Southampton Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Mark Clutterbrook3