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  1. Calculated Risk?

    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 06:01 PM by Colinjb

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    Saints , Transfers , The Boardroom
  2. Playing for the shirt, not the pay packet

    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 10:20 PM by Beachcombers Windowsill

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    Saints , Transfers