Nigel Adkins admitted he would enjoy a glass of bubbly after guiding his Southampton side to "something special" - promotion to the Barclays Premier League.
The Saints boss praised the character and professionalism of his players - and the faith of the fans.
Southampton have sealed promotion, meaning they join Reading in the Premier League next season.
Southampton are celebrating promotion back to the Premier League after a seven-year absence dominated by adversity and, at times, tragedy.
Southampton FC know a win over Coventry will see them promoted to the Premier League.