UK time is: 19:48:38
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Nigel Hails Players' Perseverance And Spirit

Talking after the game on Saints Player he said, "We have come here with a game plan because Chelsea are a good side and if you give them space then they are going to hurt you,"

Chelsea scored half way through the first half and dealt what could have been a killer blow on the stroke of half time.

Nigel continued by explaining, "That could have been a real sucker blow - as it was in the FA Cup when they scored against us right before half time - but the players showed great character to come out in the second half and stick to the game plan.'

The team persisted with the plan and Nigel explained that it had always been the plan to bring on Rickie Lambert with around 30 minutes to go.

Nigel explained, "We came with a game plan and that was to utilize the pace of Jay Rodriguez on the counter-attack and look to the impact of Rickie coming off the bench.

The plan worked a treat and the mood in the camp must have been given a huge lift with the second half manner that the players went about their business.

After praising Rickie and Jason for their valued strikes Nigel took time to heap praise on 17yo Luke Shaw. This lad is going to be some player.

All in all a great night for the club and the fans.



Join Vital Saints

It's easy to register , simply click the link and enjoy getting involved (you can even win prizes!)

Message Board To visit the message board, click here. Get involved

This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Saints.






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: SFC Forever Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday January 17 2013

Time: 12:46AM

Your Comments

So Nigel is now beginning to earn his money now. Glad he is finally learning his job. After all he is paid to do it.
VSrednwhite
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Southampton Articles

Sinclair Out On Loan (Monday September 1 2014)

Transfer Deadline Day Live Blog (Monday September 1 2014)

Koeman - We Showed Great Character (Sunday August 31 2014)

Schneiderlin & Fonte Post West Ham (Saturday August 30 2014)

Stats: West Ham v Southampton (Saturday August 30 2014)

Koeman - Now For First League Win (Thursday August 28 2014)

Trip To The Emirates In Third Round (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Koeman Satisfied With Second Half (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Stats: Millwall v Southampton (Tuesday August 26 2014)

Archived Southampton Articles

List All Vital Saints Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
West Ham 1 - 3 Southampton
Southampton 0 - 0 WBA
Liverpool 2 - 1 Southampton

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Liverpool 3 2 0 1 2 6
6. Spurs 3 2 0 1 2 6
7. Arsenal 3 1 2 0 1 5
8. Southampton 3 1 1 1 1 4
9. Hull City 3 1 1 1 0 4
10. Stoke 3 1 1 1 0 4
11. West Ham 3 1 0 2 -1 3

Breaking League News

Black Cats Sign Argentine Winger
Sunderland : 01/09/2014 19:42:00
Coates Joins Sunderland After Medical
Sunderland : 01/09/2014 19:23:00
Diame Next Through The Door
Hull City : 01/09/2014 19:15:00
1 Out, 1 In, 1 New Link For Leicester
Leicester City : 01/09/2014 18:41:00
Stoke target Man City's Nastasic
Stoke : 01/09/2014 18:04:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

West Ham MotM
Suggested By:  Vital Saint
Forster 0%
Clyne 0%
Yoshida 0%
Fonte 0%
Bertrand 0%
Schneiderlin 90%
Ward-Prowse 10%
S Davis 0%
Tadic 0%
Pelle 0%
Long 0%
Sub - Ramirez 0%
Sub - Cork 0%