Under the ownership of the estate of Markus Leibherr and leadership of Nicola Cortese Saints have certainly not been afraid to throw the pennies around. Signing Rickie Lambert for £1 million mere months after coming out of administration raised many eyebrows. Gazzumping clubs for Jack Cork on re-entry to the championship raised a similar reaction in many quarters. Our Premier League status has now raised the bar further. £7 million for Jay Rodriguez, £12 million for Uruguayan International Gaston
Updated 07-01-2013 at 07:01 PM by Colinjb
The last few weeks have been extremely interesting for Saints fans. Fresh off the back of of a 6-0 thrashing of Oldham, and a run five consecutive league and cup victories, the team were suddenly held to a goalless draw against a defence minded Notts County side. The following away trip to Tranmere was even less successful; a two nil defeat courtesy of two errors from Kelvin Davis between the sticks, spelt a slip down to fourth spot.
As well as an evident lack of goals, there was
Updated 25-01-2011 at 11:20 PM by Beachcombers Windowsill