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Date with destiny

Date with destiny

Come ten to three this afternoon, we will all know if Southampton will face another year in the Championship, or they could be just 180 minutes from a Wembley Playoff final.

I'm sure you all know what is needed. A Southampton win over Southend, with Stoke preferably drawing or losing, if not, their win needs to be by less goals than ours.

Complicated yes, but that is the situation we find ourselves in. We need to match the result at the QPR V Stoke game.

But even if we fail to do that, we still have a chance of making the playoffs, provided that Wolves don't beat Leicester or West Brom beat Barnsley.

Despite it being tight, it is in our own hands and a sold out SMS will hopefully roar the Saints onto a win against relegated Southend.

It won't be for the faint hearted though, so don't start chewing your finger nails until the second half!

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

Date:Sunday May 6 2007
Time: 8:35AM

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