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Southampton vs. Carlisle

St Mary's Stadium

Sat 12th Feb 2011


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Southampton have their first home match since the game against Manchester United. With less home games remaining than away, it is more important than ever that we get a winning run going.

A good sized gate is expected and with a noisy support it is a game that we have a reasonable chance of winning.

Vital Quotes:

Southampton Team News:

Both Adam Lallana and David Connolly have resumed full training and may be available.

lex Oxlade-Chamberlain has returned after his game with the England under 21's.

Player to watch: Oxlade-Chamberlain

Alex is a talent that everybody is learning about and will now have to remain fully aware that he will be getting special treatment. He can still use his speed and quick thinking to advantage.

Carlisle Team News:

Carlisle could still be without Thirlwell, Dudgeon and Cooper.

en Marshall has a fractured hand but is expected to play. Rory Loy is expected to keep his place.

ary Borrowdale could make his first league appearance.

Player to watch: Ben Marshall

Striker could make his presence felt as he recovers from the damage to his hand.

Match Facts & Stats

At home Saints hold a narrow advantage over Carlisle. Saints have 3 wins, 2 draws and a solitary defeat.

Ref Watch:

Mr Robert Lewis Officiates Mr A Bennett & Mr B Huxtable assist. Mr A Davies is 4th official

Match Prediction:

With a fair sized crowd I select Saints to win 3-1.

Next Fixtures:

Tuesday 15th February

Oldham v Carlisle 7.45pm

Sat 19th February

ochdale v Saints 3pm

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Date:Thursday February 10 2011

Time: 2:03PM

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Time now for us to show that we are serious contenders. Only a win will be good enough and one that is with a performance of power as well.
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