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Handy Summer guide for new fans!

In this ever modernising age, Saints have become a club with a far bigger catchment area than just Hampshire/the South Coast of England. As well as a significant rise in Southampton fandom internationally, recent successes have perhaps even persuaded local Southern kids to ditch any ill conceived ideas of supporting a bigger club from further afield.

To that end, it struck me that every Summer we will have new fans arriving in our midst, fresh faced and buoyant with unparalleled levels of optimism. We have to stamp that out. First and foremost being a Saints fan carries huge responsibility. Sure, enjoy the good times, but make absolutely certain you show your worst self at the ‘bad’ (chortle) times.

To help with that, we here at gwc.com have come up with a handy flow chart for new supporters which simply explains how to react to any Saints based news over the Summer! Hope this helps!

Please enjoy this free cut out and keep brown paper bag for when it all becomes too much!

Keep the faith!

Chris

Latest transfer speculation proves that Saints have people rattled!

It sounds like a summer blockbuster, the sequel to last August’s thriller on the South Coast. Exodus 2: The Awakening.

If the British press get their way this time will be bigger and better than the first.

The national press revelled in the exits of Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana, Luke Shaw, Dejan Lovren and Calum Chambers in the last close season, predicting doom and gloom on the team that had offended them so much with their non-English speaking manager and their ideas above their station; and they have started the ball rolling on the misery all over again.

Pick up any of today’s newspapers and you will find Morgan Schneiderlin, Nathaniel Clyne, Toby Alderweireld and Jay Rodriguez all being linked to their ‘dream moves’ to the likes of Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester United and Spurs. This campaign is still 10 games away…

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Saints: A Year in Review Part One

Another year almost gone, and another one that has been more than just a ‘roller coaster’ ride for Southampton Football Club.

I thought I would review it in the laziest and most modern way possible, via tweets! Apologies in advance if anyone is made to feel foolish by their historic comments!

January

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February

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To be continued……