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    14-06-2019, 12:26 AM
    Nordic Saint replied to a thread Gao FT article in The Saints
    You probably didn't notice but he was forced to sell his main business, Lander Sports, which had been rapidly declining in value.
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    12-06-2019, 08:52 PM
    Nordic Saint replied to a thread Gao FT article in The Saints
    I think it's just wishful thinking. All available evidence indicates Gao is a poor owner by Premier League standards. Wolves got lucky or perhaps...
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    11-06-2019, 12:13 AM
    Our average position in the top flight is 12th, which matches our average home gate, so anything above that is good. But, most clubs of our size have...
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    11-06-2019, 12:02 AM
    We were strongly linked with van Dijk before Paul Mitchell left. He was the last off the Mitchell conveyor belt and he'd probably have taken him to...
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    10-06-2019, 01:46 AM
    Nordic Saint replied to a thread Gao FT article in The Saints
    You obviously haven't checked your facts. Tony Bloom not only paid for Brighton's stadium out of his own pocket, but if you look at the club's annual...
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    09-06-2019, 08:50 PM
    We have to buy at least one new central defender this summer. That is a top priority. Let's hope Ralph can find someone good enough because I'm not...
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    09-06-2019, 08:34 PM
    Nordic Saint replied to a thread Defectors Watch in The Saints
    He's captained his Lille team to the Champions League, with the the best defensive record in the French League and was voted the best central...
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    08-06-2019, 01:01 PM
    Nordic Saint replied to a thread Gao FT article in The Saints
    Lander was in decline for several years before he was forced to sell it, presumably because of the debt he had run up borrowing the money to pay Kat....
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    05-06-2019, 09:38 PM
    Nordic Saint replied to a thread Defectors Watch in The Saints
    Yes, and you seem to post a lot of it.
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    05-06-2019, 09:28 PM
    Nordic Saint replied to a thread Defectors Watch in The Saints
    Fonte is through to his second European final with Portugal and the Champions League with Lille. What a fantastic late career he's having. Surely he...
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    05-06-2019, 01:20 AM
    Nordic Saint replied to a thread Defectors Watch in The Saints
    The point is, there was never any of the rancour from our fans that there is today. Fans were working for their money and they knew that footballers...
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    04-06-2019, 04:26 PM
    Van Dijk was the last off the Paul Mitchell scouting conveyor belt. We were linked with him before Mitchell left although the signing took place...
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    04-06-2019, 04:22 PM
    He didn't play football but got into this line of work because his friend's dad asked him to write a report on a youth team match. He went up to Les...
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    03-06-2019, 09:48 AM
    Nordic Saint replied to a thread Charlie Austin in The Saints
    Good post, Jeff. The endless bitterness on here about players and managers who are leaving or who have already left for pastures new just like...
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    03-06-2019, 09:39 AM
    Nordic Saint replied to a thread Defectors Watch in The Saints
    The same manager that some said on here had no chance of getting Spurs into the top 4? He was a very good manager for us and he's achieved more at...
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    02-06-2019, 12:33 AM
    Nordic Saint replied to a thread Charlie Austin in The Saints
    Charlie Austin is a young bloke who gets p!ssed a lot and sometimes embarrasses himself. So f---ing what? He was a product our club bought and now is...
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    02-06-2019, 12:21 AM
    Nordic Saint replied to a thread Saints ultras? in The Saints
    WTF is wrong with teenagers wanting to support our club noisily???? Isn't that what some of us, at least, used to do? Good luck to them is what I...
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    02-06-2019, 12:18 AM
    Nordic Saint replied to a thread Defectors Watch in The Saints
    The whingeing ninnies on here who are jealous of just about every other club are starting to sound like Pompey fans. F--ing man up. Let's...
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    31-05-2019, 02:40 PM
    Nordic Saint replied to a thread Saints ultras? in The Saints
    Good idea.
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    29-05-2019, 12:28 AM
    No, an Eszett.
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    28-05-2019, 07:32 PM
    Ian Black was one of our best goalkeepers.
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    27-05-2019, 09:43 AM
    And he's never come out of his vault since. I wonder if he claims sickness benefit now with his bad back? Perhaps Watson can join him there.
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    26-05-2019, 12:25 PM
    Nordic Saint replied to a thread Wes Hoedt in The Saints
    Who do you think chose Hoedt and Elyounoussi and will the same person choose which players we buy this summer? Was it Les Reed's protégé, Ross...
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    26-05-2019, 12:16 PM
    They are the 16th best supported team in the J League: ...
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    25-05-2019, 10:34 PM
    A pulse?
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    21-05-2019, 05:03 PM
    Well, investment sounds so much better than debt. We have no issue with wealthy Chinese owners investing money in football: our problem is that...
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    21-05-2019, 12:53 PM
    Nordic Saint replied to a thread Defectors Watch in The Saints
    "Fonte's influence as well as his ability has given the team a watertight platform" ...
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    21-05-2019, 12:48 PM
    Nordic Saint replied to a thread Defectors Watch in The Saints
    And Fonte at Lille, who qualified for the Champions League, by finishing runners-up to PSG, with he best defensive record in the league.
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    16-05-2019, 06:18 PM
    Nordic Saint replied to a thread Guido Carrillo in The Saints
    I'm not sure they could afford one. They're a Greek league team. They get most of their players on free transfers or for a few hundred thousand. The...
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    16-05-2019, 11:49 AM
    Nordic Saint replied to a thread Guido Carrillo in The Saints
    We'll probably swap him for one of their Moroccan Norwegians. We're rumoured to be interested in Omar Elabdellaoui. The other one, Tarik Elyounoussi,...
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