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Southampton-The Return Of The Saints

Started on 15 April 2012 by edam22
Latest Reply on 6 October 2012 by edam22
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Breaking News


Young, unknown manager Adam Walker has just taken over npower Championship side Southampton after Nigel Adkins departed over a dispute with the chairman, Nicola Cortese.
In his press conference, Adam Walker stated that he would only be in the transfer market for the very best players available. He is rumored to be interested in young strikers Ched Evans and Jordan Rhodes who are both proven in League One.
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Pre-Season Update


Southampton's pre-season friendlies had plenty of twists and turns. Here are their results:

Southampton 2-1 Southampton Reserves
Tadanari Lee
Jason Puncheon

Sheffield Wednesday 0-0 Southampton

Sheffield United 0-3 Southampton
Richard Chaplow
Tadanari Lee (2)

Southampton 1-3 Hearts Of Mithalodean
Billy Sharp

Eastleigh 3-5 Southampton
Steve De Ridder
Rickie Lambert
Tadanari Lee (2)
Jack Stephens

Darlington 0-7 Southampton
Jack Cork (2)
Mike Green (o.g)
Ched Evans
Jordan Rhodes
Iago Falque
Guly Do Prado

Southampton 2-0 Atalanta
Rudi Skacel
Rickie Lambert
in your storie it's obvious your going in the right direction as your results get better and better btw i like the intro
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good start, i used the saints a while back, the budget you get when you promoted is excellent so thats something to look forward to!!
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Adam Walker Gets His First Taste Of Success


Southampton 2-0 Middlesbrough

A convincing win for Southampton with young CB Craig Dawson surprisingly getting both goals for the reds. This was young Adam Walkers first game in charge of Southampton and the young manager claimed he was delighted after Craig Dawsons first two goals for the club, either side of half-time.

Craig Dawson (2)
Craig Dawson

Southampton Ease Past Sorry Bristol Rovers


Southampton easily beat Bristol Rovers with two goals from debutante Billy Sharp in the first round of the Carling Cup. Southampton were clear favourites from the start and the scoreline should have been more considering the chances they had. Bristol Rovers didn't trouble goalkeeper Kelvin Davis all night and were overall poor. Rudi Skacel started his first game back in a Southampton shirt and Ched Evans also got his first game for the south coast club.

Billy Sharp (2)
Billy Sharp

Bristol City Hold Southampton to a Draw


Southampton and Bristol City came up level pegging in today's match at Ashton Gate after a 1-1 draw. Southampton went ahead due to a inch perfect finish from Jordan Rhodes from 25 yards out but Marvin Elliot equalised for the robins after Southampton failed to defend a corner fully. Southampton are now 5th in the league while Bristol City are currently lying in 18th position.

Jordan Rhodes (Southampton)
Marvin Elliot (Bristol City)
Marvin Elliot (Bristol City)

Southampton Hammer Palace To Continue Unbeaten Season


Crystal Palace succumbed to defeat as Southampton beat them 4-2 at St Mary's Stadium. Palace came back from a goal down twice but still lost as both Billy Sharp and Jordan Rhodes got two goals each. Sean Scannell and Chris Martin both scored for the Londoners but couldn't stop Sharp and Rhodes scoring again.

Billy Sharp (2) (Southampton)
Jordan Rhodes (2) (Southampton)
Sean Scannell (Crystal Palace)
Chris Martin (Crystal Palace)
Billy Sharp (Southampton)
The annoying thing is that I leak silly goals! Any tips for a good championship/decent prem cb/gk??

9-Man Southampton Edge Narrow Win Over Leicester


Southampton edged past Leicester at the King Power Stadium after going down to 9 men. Jack Cork confidently scored his first goal in a saints shirt with a tap-in minutes before half-time. Unfortunately for Southampton, young manager Adam Walker had already made all three substitutes when right back Fraser Richardson came off injured and then, to make matters worse, top scorer Jordan Rhodes also became injured following a dangerous tackle from Paul Konchesky. Southampton are now second in the league while Leicester lie in 20th place.

Jack Cork (Southampton)
Fraser Richardson (Southampton)
Jordan Rhodes (Southampton)
Dan Harding (Southampton)

Final Score: Leicester 0-1 Southampton

Youthful Southampton Beat Rampant Reading


Southampton today beat top of the league Reading in a league cup clash. Southampton fielded a young side and also played their youngest ever player, 16 year old Luke Shaw, who played at left-back. The tie could only be decided by a Ched Evans penalty in the dying minutes after Jem Karacan brought down Jose Fonte in the box.

Ched Evans (Southampton) (Penalty)
Kelvin Davis (Southampton)

Final Score: Reading 0-1 Southampton

Ward-Prowse Grabs First Goal For Saints As They Beat Hull


Young James Ward-Prowse scored his first ever senior goal as Southampton beat Hull City 1-0. Unfortunately, fortune went to failure for poor Ward-Prowse as he had to come off after getting injured after a clash with Kevin Kilbane. Southampton could have been two up but their goal was chalked off due to a foul on Kilbane by new signing Ched Evans.

James Ward-Prowse (Southampton)
James Ward-Prowse (Southampton)
Danny Fox (Southampton)

Final Score: Southampton 1-0 Hull City

Southampton Transfer Window Roundup


In:

Michail Antonio - Reading - £500k
Craig Dawson - West Brom - £1.4m
Djibril Sidibe - Free Transfer - Free
Rudi Skacel - Hearts - £450k
Ched Evans - Sheffield United - £2m
Jordan Rhodes - Huddersfield - £4m
Lilian Bochet - Free Transfer - Free
Jason Banton - Free Transfer - Free
Jason Lowe - Blackburn - Loan
Birger Maertens - Free Transfer - Free

Out:

Dean Hammond - Leeds - Loan
Jack Stephens - Hereford - Loan
Michail Antonio - Swindon - Loan
Lee Holmes - Bristol Rovers - Loan
Guly Do Prado - Genoa - £600k
Aaron Martin - Bury - Loan

Jason Puncheon Loaned Out To Crystal Palace


25 year old Southampton attacking-midfielder Jason Puncheon has been loaned out to Crystal Palace for £230k with the option of a buy for £700k. This deal expires on January 1st.
looking good, good deal with puncheon, i never really used him when i was The Saints but i just joined Saints on another save i have and hes a good player for them/me at the moment

IF you do get promoted to the prem, your board give you LOTS of cash... so look forward to that
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