UK time is: 08:14:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Another Depressing Monday!

REDROBIN sends in his views of the latest goings on (or lack of) at SMS:

I see worry has got to the author of 'All Gone Quiet'. I sympathise.

Of course, the blasted rain doesn't help, but far worse is the growing drip, drip of bad news from St Mary's. Grey clouds include Baird wanting to go (not entirely unexpected but seemingly not well handled), and the uncertainties surrounding Cranie, Saganowski and Best.

Now the mini storm of failing to permanently sign Guthrie. This was a player who brought an added dimension to Saint's play with his energy and mobility.

In my opinion, these are players we should be looking to retain. Not only did they all perform well but also gained priceless experience of going for promotion. Now is the time to build on that, not to be forced into numerous squad changes.

In the background and looming over everything is the deepening depression of the supposed buyout.

It is now 59 days since the Board issued its notice that it had received an approach and there has been no further news. It can't take too long to review a football club's books so why no positive news?

Guesses are:

-the potential buyer is not of substance.

-there are some problems with the Saint's finances.

-no deal was made to acquire the 17% shareholding of the ousted Board members and they are being difficult.

Whatever the reason, you don't get the impression that any billionaire is involved.

When will the sun come out?


Article suggestion from member REDROBIN



It's easy to join Vital Saints

Simply register with Vital Saints and enjoy getting involved! (you can even win prizes just by having your say on the articles, polls and forums.)

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 Saint.




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:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday June 25 2007

Time: 9:18AM

Your Comments

Thing is, it's happening at all clubs. Col U, for example. And Liverpool last week felt that they had to issue a statement to prove that stuff was happening. Rain? It'll all come out in the wash!
Matt_Us
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Southampton Articles

Koeman Delighted With Second Stoke Win (Thursday October 30 2014)

Sheffield United In The Quarter Finals (Thursday October 30 2014)

Stats: Stoke v Southampton (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Koeman Expects Stoke Response (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Players Respond To Stoke Win (Sunday October 26 2014)

Battling Quality Pleases Koeman (Sunday October 26 2014)

Stats: Southampton v Stoke (Saturday October 25 2014)

Krueger - A Special Day We Will Remember (Wednesday October 22 2014)

A Look Back to A Saintly Beginning (Monday October 20 2014)

Archived Southampton Articles

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

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 9 7 2 0 +15 23
2. Southampton 9 6 1 2 +15 19
3. Man City 9 5 2 2 +9 17
4. West Ham 9 5 1 3 +5 16
5. Arsenal 9 3 5 1 +4 14
6. Swansea 9 4 2 3 +3 14
7. Liverpool 9 4 2 3 +1 14

Breaking League News

Everton V Swansea City Match Preview
Everton : 01/11/2014 08:11:00
Team News: Hull v Southampton
Hull City : 01/11/2014 08:00:00
Rooney's Fit!
Man Utd : 31/10/2014 20:41:00
Moyes In Demand!
Man Utd : 31/10/2014 20:39:00
Falcao Deal Agreed
Man Utd : 31/10/2014 20:38:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

COC - Stoke MotM
Suggested By:  Vital Saint
Forster 0%
Clyne 0%
Gardos 0%
Fonte 0%
Targett 0%
Schneiderlin 100%
S Davis 0%
Wanyama 0%
Long 0%
Pelle 0%
Tadic 0%
Sub - Cork 0%
Sub - Alderweireld 0%