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Help Ron!

Saints fans will no doubt need to come together and dig deep, this time for club legend Ron Davies.

Ron Davies played for saints 240 times and scored 130 goals.

So why does Ron need out help? He needs a hip replacement, costing thousands of pounds.

The Campaign called Give it to Ron aims to Raise £10,000 so the saints legend can avoid being in a wheelchair.

Rons 'Spring healed leap' no doubt took a toll on his hips, many of his 130 saints goals where towering headers.

Saints fans can help out the 65 year old legend by buying a Programme on sunday against Cardiff, the price has been raised to £3.50 to give the extra 50p to the funds.

Donations can also be made, Anyone who would like to post a donation please make the cheque payable to: Sarah Luker, Give it to Ron, St.Marys Stadium, Britannia Road, Southampton, Hampshire SO14 5PF. Or hand in a donation at the Clubs megastore or West Quay store.

Saints rallyed well to fund the Ted Bates Statue and should all rally again to help someone who will always have a place in the clubs heart.

All fans who make a donation will be entered into a draw to win a famous Le Tissier picture drawn by Ron Davies himself, there are 277 prints to be given away.

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Writer: Saint Aaron Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday October 20 2007

Time: 8:37AM

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Good Luck To Him.....But He Could Get A Hip Op On The National Health Service....!!
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02/11/2007 17:53:00

Good luck, It would be nice if you can raise the money for one of your old players.
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04/11/2007 19:10:00

your boys took one hell of a beating. up v owls
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11/11/2007 18:33:00

Big Ron also played for Pompey so it's sad to see a good footballer fall on hard times. My question is who helps the poor people with the same problem, the Government I suppose.
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15/11/2007 12:42:00

good luck to him...shame that he is in this position but brilliant that the club and the fans are doing all they can to help him.....
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26/11/2007 12:43:00

the town will trash you tomorrow!!!
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26/11/2007 16:43:00

Hope you raise enough for Big Ron
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27/11/2007 18:43:00

A true Saints great. Hope everything works out for him!
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02/12/2007 23:00:00

Mickowl and townsam are both very sad, this is about a player who needs a helping hand from the fans. The fans of clubs like Southampton would have a whip round and help out a great player for the club. The reason why he can't get a hip on the NHS is because he is retired over in America, although he often writes and draws for the local paper down here.
saint spud
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05/12/2007 19:45:00

cud any1 tell me how ifil is playin?
stephen mchugh
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17/12/2007 12:31:00

you lot want to be getting a campaign up to pay for your players you have nows' wages, before you lose a few more. LOL
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31/12/2007 11:49:00

Ifil is playing fine and is now back at Spurs. and Blueape you are a really sad person, its a campaign for a retired player who needs fans help. Jeeeez are we the only club that would do this??
saint spud
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31/12/2007 17:24:00

spud we did the same for Mick Kennedy not so long ago, wind your neck in
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01/01/2008 17:20:00

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02/01/2008 12:53:00

I'll ave you blue ape!
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11/01/2008 12:56:00

woooooo, sainty sl kicking off.
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11/01/2008 13:03:00

me and blue ape will double team you mo fo
ronnie redknapp
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11/01/2008 13:04:00

Yeah , ronnie, throw a fish at him
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11/01/2008 13:05:00

don't threaten me with a dead fish ya pikeys
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11/01/2008 14:34:00

only money can save a club now days and then you need investment to buy up a team to get winning we know
ozanne park rangers
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11/01/2008 19:13:00

I am a younger saints fan who didnt have the privallage of seeing Ron play. I have seen the interview of and I personally found it quite moving to see someone that cared so much for a club that gave so little by modern standards. He should be held up as an example to the young players that leave saints at the earliest opertunity. It would be nice if players past and present showed their gratitude and, having done better out of their relationship with saints, passed a little to ron.
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13/01/2008 19:08:00

i,m no 1 jesus. i am top of the league , i am top of the league.
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14/01/2008 12:41:00

LOL saintssl
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16/01/2008 19:58:00 of the league...all 78 pts you have...sorry, i couldnt help it...
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17/01/2008 17:42:00

I hope LINGER RON gets the help he needs, but I am still wondering if my last employer is going to help me in a time of need. Ron should have put money away for a rainy day. I bet he lived it up like many footballers and was financially uneducated. One side of me says help the old buggar with the other saying why ?
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20/01/2008 01:12:00

He was in Fairness passed his sell by date when he played for us, but we swapped him for George Graham with Man utd and he was seen on MOTD the weekend after, any GG was ny all that good for us either so we swapped him for David Kemp who fantastic. we then went on to slip down and down in to old 4th Division and nearly went bust several times where as you stripey scum bags went on to three cup final and good standard of football---but NOW ITS ALL CHANGED AND YOU ARE ON THE SLIPPY SLIDE. ENJOY YOUR DERBY'S WITH ALDERSHOT.
plymouth graham
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21/01/2008 23:37:00

Perhaps even H and W ?
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22/01/2008 05:20:00

come on you Hawks
plymouth graham
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22/01/2008 12:15:00


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