“One thing I would say to the Saints players now is ‘win’.”
The wait is almost over!
— Southampton FC (@SouthamptonFC) September 23, 2019
No player knows how much the South Coast Derby means to Southampton than former Saint Rickie Lambert, and the club legend has given a few words to the team ahead of tonight’s must-win game.
A video released on the club’s official Twitter account sees the now-retired striker hype up both supporters and players for the match against Portsmouth tonight, and fans on social media were more than happy with what they heard.
Here is what some fans had to say on Twitter…
Sir Rickie knows! Just get the job done!
— Ewan Legg (@ewanlegg) September 23, 2019
Would love to have lambert in the team for tomorrow….legend
— glen (@glen86942539) September 23, 2019
Announce Ricky Lambert 1 day contract #saintsfc
— Šäm (@ftblsam__) September 23, 2019
Just love the guy
— Julian Hood (@harvey_hood) September 23, 2019
— Rob Barber (@robbarber1) September 23, 2019
Well said by the Legend Rickie Lambert always a
— Dominica (Nicky)King (@footiechick68) September 23, 2019
I love this man.
— Scott. (@ChxlkSFC) September 23, 2019
God I love that man!!! pic.twitter.com/H12ZyYhw6R
— Paul Biscombe (@Bubba_74) September 24, 2019
Southampton fans will be hoping for a win tonight to bounce back from a defeat last Friday to Bournemouth.