Vital Football

Latest Southampton FC News

Adkins Delighted With Prem Start

Adkins Delighted With Prem Start

Nigel Adkins has said he is delighted to see us start the campaign against some of the top sides in the league describing it as a 'tantalising prospect'.

Speaking to saintsfc as he gave his reaction to us being drawn against Manchester City, Manchester United, Everton and Arsenal in the first six games of the new season, Adkins said.

'It's great for us, absolutely fantastic. It's been a long summer already and we've been working hard behind the scenes, now we've got the fixtures the reality is here. Man City away is our first game, and Man United, Wigan, Everton, Arsenal...great fixtures aren't they.'

Admittedly Adkins has just upset the owners of Vital Football by not listing Aston Villa, who we face before Everton, but I think most of us will just smile at that!

Adkins has a fantastic mentality to the games though, and he continues.

'We go to Manchester City and I don't think we'll be expected to win up there so it's all to gain, isn't it? We'll go and be positive. We're in the league on merit, we've earned the right to be there. We've got to be positive in everything we do and go with the mentality to win them.'

Attractive, attacking football from newly promoted teams seems to win them fans - I imagine Adkins will be oft talked about next season!

Vital Saints on: facebook

Vital Saints on: twitter

Join Vital Saints

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!

Apply To Be A Site Editor



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

Writer:Vital Saint
Date:Monday June 18 2012
Time: 7:30PM

Comments

0
You wait till JF sees that! I'm sure we'll be memorable for Adkins when we visit! :-)
mike_field
18/06/2012 20:36:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Southampton Articles

Baltimore In July For Southampton

Following the announcement of the return to Holland the other day, Southampton have now confirmed that the first team will be heading to Baltimore for a pre season training...

Saints Retain Category 1 Academy Status

Southampton have today been awarded a new three year Category One licence for our Academy set up.

Wanyama Completes Tottenham Switch

Southampton have today confirmed the expected move of midfielder Victor Wanyama to Tottenham Hotspur.

Pellegrini Ruled Out Of Saints Job

It's being reported today that former potential favourite, ex Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini, will not be taking the job on at St Mary's.

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%
Davis36%
Tadic20%
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 Clutterbrook2