Southampton - Adkins Up For The Cup
UK time is: 03:39:42
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Adkins Up For The Cup

Nigel Adkins is looking for a 'special day' at St Mary's this weekend as we take on reigning FA Cup Champions Chelsea.

Speaking to saintsfc Adkins said he was looking forward to trying to get us on an FA Cup run this season as the team grow in confidence and belief following our improvements in the league.

'All the lads are looking forward to playing the current cup holders on Saturday. We want to win the game, we want to go on a cup run - it's the famous FA Cup and we're taking it seriously. We've only lost two games in the last ten, so we've got a good run of form about ourselves.'

It's likely Adkins may rotate the pack somewhat and it's expected Nathaniel Clyne will be passed fit in time for the game, but Adam Lallana will remain missing through injury.

'We've got a few little knocks but I'm sure everyone is going to put themselves forward for the game. We've got a group of players who have worked extremely hard over the last few weeks when the games have been coming thick and fast. That will come into consideration for the team selection, but we want to win the game, you do have to rotate the players because that's what they're there for.'

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!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Vital Saint Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday January 3 2013

Time: 7:10PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Don't matter much how up for it we are if Chelsea are as well. They have enough to hurt us. Just look at their bench on Saturday.
sfc4ghg
Report Abuse
03/01/2013 21:19:00

As long as we turn up and fight, putting in a performance we are capable of, I won't mind to be fair as the league is the priority but I fancy a little cup run to help build confidence more. We certainly don't want them to hand us our backsides though!
Vital Saint
Report Abuse
03/01/2013 21:24:00

I can accept that as well.Hoping obviously that somehow we can keep the Mata's etc quiet for long enough to have a chance of what by most would be classed a surprise win. Main thing for me is to continue to show improvement.
SFC Forever
Report Abuse
03/01/2013 22:27:00

Rather be up for the visit to Stamford Bridge.
sfc4ghg
Report Abuse
04/01/2013 16:26:00

League is definitely more important but this could be a good confidence bouy.
Vital Saint
Report Abuse
05/01/2013 00:02:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Southampton Articles

Chambers Bid Fails - Mayuka Out (Monday July 27 2015)

Gardos Injury Blow (Friday July 24 2015)

Vitesse Gets BT Sport Treatment (Friday July 24 2015)

Yoshida Reveals Goal Secret (Friday July 24 2015)

Friendly - KVV Quick 0-10 Southampton (Wednesday July 22 2015)

Fonte Pleased With Groningen Goal (Wednesday July 22 2015)

McQueen Loving Saints Pre Season (Wednesday July 22 2015)

Archived Southampton Articles

List All Vital Saints Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Vital Saint 39
2. Rex Vulgaris 2
3. WillT 2
4. JackReed 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0
14. Spurs 0 0 0 0 0 0
15. Stoke 0 0 0 0 0 0
16. Sunderland 0 0 0 0 0 0

Southampton Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Hammers Interested in Turkish Based Striker?
West Ham : 28/07/2015 18:24:00
Hammers Rival Leicester for Midfielder
West Ham : 28/07/2015 17:53:00
Liverpool: Wisdom To Join Norwich On Loan
Liverpool : 28/07/2015 17:51:00
Bachmann moves to Ross County on loan
Stoke : 28/07/2015 17:45:00
An (Jose) ANGEL (Crespo) Descends On AVFC
Aston Villa : 28/07/2015 17:21:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man C MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
K Davis 47%
Clyne 3%
Fonte 3%
Alderweireld 6%
Bertrand 3%
Wanyama 18%
S Davis 1%
Long 1%
Djuricic 1%
Mane 5%
Pelle 1%
Sub - Ward-Prowse 1%
Sub - Elia 10%