Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

Skoorb Meets The Saints

Skoorb Meets The Saints

In the lastest of this season's series, VMC's intrepid Skoorb heads out into enemy territory for an exchange of views with the opposition. Southampton, YOU are next...

Vital Saints SFC Forever takes the hot-seat...

1. Who is your favourite Southampton player of all time and why?

'This is difficult, Ron Davies, Terry Paine, Mick Channon, MLT. The first favourite was Ron Davies for his power in the air. Paine for his skill on the right wing and then as a midfield player. Mick Channon I think would be my first choice though even if he did leave us for a couple of years.'

2. What brought you to follow Southampton?

'Born 1946 near bottom of the Avenue which was less than a mile from the 'Dell'.'

3. Is there anything you miss about The Dell?

'The atmosphere was much better with the crowd being much closer to the pitch.'

4. What is the general feeling amongst Saints fans about the recent managerial change with sacking of Nigel Adkins and replacement by Mauricio Pochettino?

'Surprise, then disbelief, then grudging acceptance and now a feeling that yet again our chairman has pulled a master stroke. Though the latter will have to be proven. Overall though a feeling of sadness that we didn't get to hear any thanks to Nigel for the work he did for us.'

5. If there was one player in the your club's squad that you would want to keep above all others who would it be and why?

'Luke Shaw. Only 17 years old but he is going to be as good as Gareth Bale if not better.'

6. If you could pick one player from the Manchester City squad who would it be and why?

'Yaya Toure has to be my pick. His power would be a massive boost for our team and his goals a bonus.'

The Time Machine - If you could go back in time and change anything in Southampton FC's past what would it be?

'I would change the date that Ron Davies was born. That way he could play now and we would see his unbelievable power in the air all over again.'

7. The cruise ship you are on is sinking but you have made it onto a lifeboat. You can take one more person in the boat without risking it tipping over. Two other survivors swim up to the lifeboat desperate to be saved. One is wearing a Portsmouth shirt the other is Sir Alex Ferguson. Who gets to be saved?

'I would offer the Pompey shirt wearer the offer of wearing a Saints kit and having our badge tattooed on his chest, for his life. Alex would be told to wear the Pompey shirt and then hand over his wallet which had his bank details and card in it. Then he would be left behind.'

8. Who do you think will score first at St Mary's?

'Man City through Sergio Aguero.'

Very many thanks and respect to SFC Forever and the team at Vital Saints.

UPCOMING FIXTURES:
all times East Manchester

Sa 09Feb 17h30 Southampton, St Mary's, PL
Su 17Feb 14h00 Leeds United, The Etihad, FAC5
Su 24Feb 13h30 Chelsea, The Etihad, PL
Mo 04Mar 20h00 Aston Villa, Villa Park, PL
Sa 09Mar 15h00 Wigan, The Etihad, PL
Sa 16Mar 12h45 Everton, Goodison Park, PL
Sa 30Mar 15h00 Newcastle, The Etihad, PL




Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Skoorb
Date:Thursday February 7 2013
Time: 11:06AM

Comments

0
I see you were tactful skoorb and didn't ask for a prediction.loved question 7. for a City fan it would be a no brainer.
buzz lightyear
07/02/2013 12:35:00
0
Thanks for the invite and totally enjoyed the change instyle of your questions.
SFC Forever
07/02/2013 12:53:00
0
Great stuff! Stay tuned for the VMC Preview with classic Saints v City footage at The Dell starring the likes of Niall Quinn!
Johnny Baguette
07/02/2013 13:22:00
0
Just hope that Soton get relegated for the way they treated Sergio when he got injured in the 1st. match of the season. That and the classless way they treated Nigel Adkins.
jackblue
07/02/2013 14:27:00
0
you can't blame the fans for the sacking of the manager
buzz lightyear
07/02/2013 19:07:00
0
Have to agree about Ron Davies, he could score with power from the edge of the box with his scon. We have to put them away and score early, Yaya needs a goal.
johnkelv
08/02/2013 02:07:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

Manchester City 1 Chelsea 3 - Johnny On The Spot

Thirty-six minutes of madness...

Highlights: Manchester City 1-3 Chelsea

Manchester City went into halftime one up following a Gary Cahill own goal but come the end of the second 45 and by the time referee Taylor had blown well into the 6th added minute..

Stats: Manchester City v Chelsea

All the stats from Manchester City (1) vs (3) Chelsea, The Etihad Stadium, 3/12/16 12h30 GMT Att: 54,457

FA Cup Ball Numbers Known (3/12/16)

With FA Cup second round ties taking place this weekend, the ball numbers for the third round draw of the competition have now been allocated.

Archived VMC Articles

VMC articles from

Site Journalists

Tudor (VMC Editor)
Editor email
Profile
Johnny Baguette
no email
Profile
Pedmachine
no email
Profile
Skoorb
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Two City players were sent off against Chelsea but did they deserve it?
Suggested By: Tudor
Aguero deserved red22%
Fernandinho deserved red0%
Both deserved to be sent off78%
Neither deserved being shown red0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 14 11 1 2 34 21
2 Arsenal 14 9 4 1 31 19
3 Liverpool 13 9 3 1 30 18
4 Man City 14 9 3 2 30 15
5 Spurs 14 7 6 1 27 14
6 WBA 14 5 5 4 20 3
7 Man Utd 13 5 5 3 20 3
8 Everton 13 5 4 4 19 1
9 Stoke 14 5 4 5 19 -3
10 Watford 14 5 3 6 18 -6
11 Southampton 14 4 5 5 17 -2
12 AFC Bournemouth 13 4 3 6 15 -4
13 Crystal Palace 14 4 2 8 14 -2
14 Burnley 14 4 2 8 14 -11
15 Leicester City 14 3 4 7 13 -7
16 Middlesbrough 13 2 6 5 12 -3
17 West Ham 14 3 3 8 12 -14
18 Sunderland 14 3 2 9 11 -10
19 Hull City 13 3 2 8 11 -17
20 Swansea 14 2 3 9 9 -15
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 5:30PM : Leicester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 14 2016 8:00PM : Watford (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 18 2016 4:00PM : Arsenal (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 26 2016 5:15PM : Hull City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 31 2016 5:30PM : Liverpool (a)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Burnley (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Buzz Lightyear103
2.Skoorb90
3.Johnny Baguette80
4.Colin Is The King52
5.Tudor32
6.Bluedub29
7.Rising18
8.OziMan16
9.kennyclementstache10
10.johnkelv8
Vital Football Comment