Super Alan Pardew's acquistion of Frazer Richardson is not turning out quite as hoped. The Southampton manager is not yodelling with joy after Richardson dislocated his shoulder in the Saints' pre-season training camp in Switzerland. The right back returned to England immediately for an operation: Richardson
Grant Basey had a 45-minute run out in Aberdeen's 3-1 defeat at Fraserburgh. Apparently the left-back has done well in training, but is one of two options being considered for the left-back slot.