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Ralph Hasenhuttl
at 08:31 10 Jun 2021

For years we've been needing a manager who sees Saints as a long term project. We finally have one in Ralph and there's people on here who want him out because we had a poor second half of the season.
What exactly do these people expect the manager to do with this squad and investment.
With an investment record only slightly better than Norwich, somehow Ralph got us to top of the league, for a time in the top 6 and a semi final.
Our bench and first team was regularly filled with inexperienced youth team players and we had no back up for crucial positions.
Yet we still competed and finished 2 points behind 12th place. There were few games where we lost and played badly. A lot of defeats could have been victories if we'd taken our chances.
Yet some people on here think a cup semi final, occupying top spot for the first time in 32 years and mid table finish wasn't good enough with this squad. Unbelievable.
Ralph needs the backing of the owner and the supporters and maybe he can build something we all want.
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Next season
at 23:53 3 Jun 2021

Looking at our likely transfer business, if Ralph steers us anywhere out of the bottom 5 he should be nominated as manager of the season

With Ings and Vestergaard Looking likely to join Bertrand leaving the club and a £10m cap per player on new signings we will be struggling to replace current first teamers when we should be building squad depth

It's going to be a long season
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Players in?
at 19:17 12 May 2021

Rumours in Holland that Saints are interested in Giorgos Giakoumakis

Giakoumakis is likely to be relegated with VVV Venlo who site 2nd bottom with Ajax tomorrow and a relegation 6 pointer on Sunday with Emmen. Yet he is top scorer in the Eredivisie with 25 goals from 29 appearances. Okay it's easier to score in the Eredivisie but Pelle scored 23 in 28 for Feyenoord the season we bought him and Feyenoord finished 2nd top not second bottom

Venlo are cash strapped and will probably let him go for 5-7m€. That's a no brainer


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Forster
at 20:16 8 May 2021

In for McCarthy. Think Ralph is saying he needs a new keeper
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VAR
at 21:00 30 Apr 2021

The official line was Vestergaard was sent off for denying a goal-scoring opportunity, not for serious foul play.

If that's right then the VAR decision is wrong because Vestergaard had cleared the ball out of Vardy’s reach before the supposed foul

This is BS
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VAR
at 12:30 20 Mar 2021

Ridiculous decision again
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Are the bed wetters
at 22:04 1 Mar 2021

w***ing themselves to a frenzy?

Let's face facts. We competed with a team that cost £400m and brought on 3 youth team players having played a CB at right back

We should be 2nd from bottom. Unless we get a new owner unfortunately the bed wetters will get their wish and Ralph will be gone because he'll end up walking
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Cue the bed wetters
at 19:48 23 Feb 2021

Fact is we can't compete with no investment. You can blame Ralph if you want but let's face facts its squarely at the feet of Fat Kat and Gao
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VAR
at 19:01 23 Feb 2021

When are we going to get one go in our favour? Okay I think both decisions were correct tonight but what the F***s that got to do with it.
How many incorrect VAR decisions have gone against us?
We can't compete against 15 men every game
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Mike Dean
at 14:27 3 Feb 2021

Apart from the obvious VAR howlers and refereeing decisions last night and Saturday did anyone notice the yellow card for Jack Stephens for not retreating far enough at a free kick. He was stood in the wall and presumably had his foot over the sprayed line.
Think that shows Dean up as the arrogant, pompous self-important tw*t that he is
He could just have asked Stephens to step back
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Before any of the bed wetters jump on Solskjaer observation
at 11:31 3 Feb 2021

That we have an injury crisis due to our style of play it's b***ocks just like everything else that comes out of Solskjaers mouth.
Every team has a high press and don't get the injuries we've had. Leeds high press is more energetic than ours and Liverpool is the same.
It's the midfielders and forwards who excert the high press so that doesn't account for Vestergaard and KWP being injured. It's just a run of bad luck we're going through
We'll come out of this and finish strong
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VAR
at 21:33 2 Feb 2021

Is doing for us again. Ridiculous
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Inevitable
at 21:07 2 Feb 2021

We can't compete in this division with no investment.
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Prediction
at 08:48 31 Jan 2021

I predict one more defeat before the usual bed wetters start calling for Ralph's head
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My nomination of Dick head of the week
at 21:14 6 Nov 2020

Alan Smith
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Streaming link
at 22:16 31 Oct 2020

Any for tomorrow?
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Butland
at 22:52 5 Oct 2020

Any news?
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Joey Veerman
at 23:03 28 Sep 2020

We are being linked with a move for Joey Veerman of SC Heerenveen. Very talented player. Predominantly defensive midfielder but good going forward and can use both feet.

We'd pick him up for £10m
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Bed wetters
at 20:33 27 Sep 2020

Certain bed wetters are far less vocal when we win.
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Takeover
at 08:24 24 Sep 2020

Looks like Kat Leibherr could veto the DaGrosa takeover. Personally I hope she does

DaGrosa's takeover depends on massive loans so we'd be in the same position as we are now. The other problem is Yanks see sports clubs as a purely money making concern. We'll be bled dry just as much if not more than we are now
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