The Premier League Thread

Discussion in 'Southampton' started by TheSecondStain, Jun 28, 2016.

  1. RSS

    RSS Well-Known Member

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    Are you saying you were speaking to the Qataris suggesting Southampton as the team they should buy into and suggested to them about teaming up with said ex of ours. That they were both up for it until our ex decided against it, and I could guess as to why that was/is. Why would the Qataris only have been interested in us if teaming up too with our ex? That could have been a wild ride! Is our ex part of any Qatari takeover regardless of club? I.e will he turn up at Newcastle now if that goes through?
    I understand if you can’t or don’t want to answer any of those questions. Just interested. I could also be barking up the wrong tree with my supposition.
     
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    So obvious now. <laugh>
     
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    Not part of it now as far as I understand it. He was part of the package I was proposing to the Qataris.

    There’s all sorts of land/stadium development questions etc that they will be interested in them purchasing a club. Not just a vanity position. I was of the opinion that the person that would know the answers best to these questions was an ex of ours. Remember, this was a time when we had Les, Hughes etc at the helm. It made most sense with his drive and ambition on board, but then our stability as a PL club at that point was very questionable, and had we been relegated it would have been suddenly a lot cheaper. Some might say it was the start of a ripple that created a wave of changes for the better.
     
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  4. TheSecondStain

    TheSecondStain Needs an early night

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    Sherlock Holmes couldn't have done better.
     
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  5. The Ides of March

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    Welcome back Aston Villa. It will be interesting to see how far up the PL this momentum will take them. I certainly cannot see them lucking anywhere near the relegation places once into their stride but they may well need to go out and get a striker if Abraham returns to Chelsea.

    Certainly, it is shot in the arm for the West Midlands to have two teams back in the top tier. I am sure Wolves fans are looking forward to locking horns with them again.

    As for the manager, Dean Smith, he seems a very inspiring choice for them.
     
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    I wish it had been Derby. That Aston Villa squad is incredibly boring. Lots of the same old faces.

    But fair play.
     
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    While it is good for the PL to have Villa back, it is a loss to the Championship to lose the club that pulled the highest attendances. With Villa, Sheffied United and Norwich all promoted, and Spurs settled in again at their new stadium, PL attendances may well hit a new high next season. Only 5 clubs cannot accommodate 30,000+.
     
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  8. Libby

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    Bournemouth, Palace, Watford and?

    Edit - Norwich <doh>
     
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    You beat me to it!! Double edit: We forgot Burnley.
     
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    So we did! Knew there was one more from this season <whistle>
     
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    Perhaps you should invite Amanda Stavley to dinner By the sounds of things, she has a wad of cash, burning a hole in her purse. :)
     
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    Any brains IF found probably located below the belt.
     
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    Reminds me of the excitement waiting for the PL fixtures after our promotion...not quite got the same excitement. I reckon we will play every other team twice. I may rush to the end to see who we've got should we be fighting relegation :bandit:

    Gets coat and handbag. :)
     
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    I wonder how many of those fixtures will feature Daniel William John Ings?
     
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    There’s still something about fixtures day!
     
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    Spurs away please.
     
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    We must be away last game of the season this time!
     
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