A Tribute to Rickie Lambert: Thank you for bringing back my love of football

It never ceases to amaze me how much influence one player can have on a football club and its fans. Certain special players become icons, become talismans and are seen as the embodiment of the halcyon days of the team they represent. A month ago the retirement from football of one such player was announced …

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Review: Southampton vs. Manchester United

Saints were unfortunate to be overcome by one goal to nil by a slightly off colour Manchester United side last Saturday. In my preview I said that playing defensively and surrendering possession in favour of potentially being able to counter attack when United came at us would be the way to take something from the …

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Preview: Southampton vs. Manchester United

This weekend my beloved but goal shy Saints take on one of the early pace setters in Manchester United. The pain of our unfortunate and arguably unjust defeat in the EFL Cup final last season to the same opponents still lingers; so there will be hope that a yearning for revenge will breathe some life …

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