Southampton - Saints Vs Palace
UK time is: 07:34:21
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Southampton vs. Crystal Palace

St.Marys stadium. Southampton



Saints Vs Palace

Saints look to get the new season underway! Lets hope with 3 points against Crystal Palace.

Vital Quotes:

'Playing centre-back is nothing new to me, I have done it before and had a few games there is pre-season to get back into it' Chris Makin on Southamptons official website

Southampton Team News:

Burleys defence will be very make-shift! A midfield player at right back, and a full back in the middle. Chris Makin will be vital for saints as he will play in that troubled centre back area. But he's done it before, but not in a while!

Bartosz Bialkowski should keep his place in goal, Jermaine Wright to play at right back, Makin plays centre back, debuts for Vignal, Hammill and Safri. Saints have the 3 best strikers in the league to choose the front two!

Player to watch: Kenwyne Jones

This could be his last game for saints, he is the dangerman! He can turn defence into attack in one ball for saints! He will be missed if he moves on.

Crystal Palace Team News:

Ifill and Fletcher out, Kennedy a doubt for Palace.

Player to watch: Julian Speroni

The dodgey keeper! Well he has had bad moments. But looks to start with Kiraly moving to Burnley

Match Facts & Stats

Saints took 4 points from Palace last season.

A win at Selhurst thanks to goals from jones and Rasiak. Saints should have won at St.Marys, A dubious red card for Jones and keeper Flinders should have been sent off for handball but ref Beeby didn't know what he was doing!

Ref Watch:

Lee Probert. (Wilts)

Match Prediction:

Saints should win this one 3-1, the defence aren't the finished article but saints should still bang home goals infront of about 26000 at St.Marys!

Next Fixtures:

Saints then play the Posh in the cup, on monday! This game is live on Sky!

The Journalist

Writer: Saint Aaron Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday August 10 2007

Time: 6:56PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Couldn't Beat The Palarse......Shame On You....!
Report Abuse
11/08/2007 20:06:00

Scummers 1 Palace 4.....cracking result eh lads!! (wot goes round and all that eh vitalsaint??)
Report Abuse
11/08/2007 21:41:00

Scummers! You are absolute faeces! Bottom of the table already. Atleast your starting as you mean to go on!
Report Abuse
12/08/2007 23:27:00

I don't think you lot have anything to boast about....a draw against one of the favourites to be relegated!!! Tut, tut skates, doesn't look good for Wednesday nights fixture against Utd.
Report Abuse
13/08/2007 18:50:00

Well home to Man Utd beats any fixture you'll have. So what if we get stuffed, nothing compares to your current embarrasments.
Report Abuse
13/08/2007 19:34:00

Yeah fair comment, but rumour has it we're playing Barcelona at home soon
Report Abuse
14/08/2007 21:03:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Southampton Articles

Koeman On Manchester City Defeat (Monday November 30 2015)

Long On City & Retaining Place (Monday November 30 2015)

Match Day Officials v Liverpool (Sunday November 29 2015)

Stats: Manchester City v Southampton (Saturday November 28 2015)

Davis Wants To Close The Gap On City (Friday November 27 2015)

Koeman On Manchester City Test (Friday November 27 2015)

JRod's Surgery A Success (Friday November 27 2015)

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
7. Crystal Palace 14 7 1 6 5 22
8. West Ham 14 6 4 4 4 22
9. Everton 14 5 6 3 8 21
10. Southampton 14 5 5 4 3 20
11. Watford 14 5 4 5 -1 19
12. Stoke 14 5 4 5 -3 19
13. WBA 14 5 3 6 -5 18

Southampton Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Sam Wants Shock Wins In December
» Sunderland : 30/11/2015 19:38:00
Strange But True - Leicester (a)
» Man Utd : 30/11/2015 19:02:01
Praise For Bridcutt From Leeds Manager
» Sunderland : 30/11/2015 18:57:01
Ivanovic Says Costa Will Be Back
» Chelsea : 30/11/2015 18:47:01
More Hammers Injury Woe
» West Ham : 30/11/2015 18:33:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man City MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Stekelenburg 1%
Yoshida 33%
Fonte 16%
van Dijk 0%
Bertrand 0%
Wanyama 0%
Romeu 0%
Mané 50%
Ward-Prowse 0%
Davis 0%
Long 0%
Sub:-Caulker 0%
Sub:-Tadic 0%
Sub:-Juanmi 0%