Vital Football

Latest Southampton FC News

Europe Is The Aim For Adkins

Europe Is The Aim For Adkins

Nigel Adkins has said the overall aim for Southampton is world domination and European qualification.

Speaking to breakingnews the manager confirmed that he wasn't just focusing on Premiership survival, he wants to see us grow into the league and be challenging at the very top of it, and whilst he doesn't naturally expect that this season, he doesn't see why it still can't be an aim.

'It's a very positive future ahead. Nicola Cortese set the dream out and the vision to me to be in the Premier League within five years, since he has been here, they've done it in three with back to back promotions and we're very, very ambitious. What we've got to do is make sure we're ambitious in the Premier League and not just go there and think 'oh well if we can just get enough points to stay up then that will be successful'. We've got to drive on, strive to be the best and Europe is obviously the goal. You have to be realistic, but you've got to reach for the top.'

I'd very much doubt we'll see those ambitions coming true for a couple of seasons yet, but with further growth and sensible investment in the playing staff it most certainly should be the overall aim of the club.

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:Friday July 13 2012
Time: 5:33PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Southampton Articles

Van Dijk Is Not For Sale - Krueger

Southampton Chairman Ralph Krueger has repeated that Virgil van Dijk is not available for transfer this window and he said he'd be welcomed back to the club...

Transfer Windows To End Early?

The Premier League and the EFL will both be seeking thoughts from member clubs on whether or not to close the summer transfer window before the season kicks off in coming years.

Long Gets Republic Of Ireland Call (14/8/17)

Shane Long has been called up by Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill for the coming international break.

Goalkeeper Rose Joins Southampton

Former West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper Jack Rose has now signed on at St Mary's and penned a deal with Southampton.

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)

Swansea MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Forster1%
Soares0%
Stephens33%
Yoshida11%
Bertrand0%
Davis0%
Romeu33%
Ward-Prowse0%
Tadic0%
Redmond0%
Gabbiadini0%
Sub - Austin11%
Sub - Boufal11%
Sub - McQueen0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
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)

Vital Football Comment