After a turbulent summer Southampton have begun the season in an almighty fashion, but now the real test comes for Saints, writes Oli Coates…
The loss of manager Mauricio Pochettino and several key first team players ought to have plummeted Southampton towards the wrong end of the Premier League table, yet the reality has been the exact opposite. Ronald Koeman has regrouped the club and led them to second in the table, and it is with...More
Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin has hinted he could leave to play for a “big club” at the end of the season after a move failed to materialise to the likes of Tottenham and Arsenal this summer, Sky Sports is reporting.
Despite huge upheaval that saw as many as seven star players leave St Mary’s and eight new faces arrive, the Frenchman was the only one the club would not allow to be sold – much to the disappointment of the...More
Sadio Mane believes Southampton can maintain their storming start to the season and win a place in the Champions League by the end of the campaign, the Daily Star has reported.
The Saints are second after 11 games, four points behind unbeaten leaders Chelsea, four clear of defending Premier League champions Manchester City and seven ahead of fifth-place Swansea City. Ronald Koeman’s side beat Leicester City on Saturday, their fourth-...More
Southampton full-back Ryan Bertrand hasn’t given up hope of returning to the England squad despite being overlooked by Roy Hodgson for the group to play Slovenia and Scotland, the Daily Mail has reported.
Bertrand moved to the south coast over the summer, on loan from Chelsea with a view to a permanent move. The 25-year-old has two senior England caps, both won under Hodgson in 2012, but Leighton Baines and Kieran Gibbs are the two l...More
Southampton have the opportunity to make it eight wins out of nine Premier League matches when they take on out-of-form Leicester City on Saturday.
A trip to Hull City looked a very difficult game on paper, but a superb piece of opportunism from Victor Wanyama in the second minute was enough to see the Saints earn all three points to stay only four points behind leaders Chelsea.
Once again, the most impressive aspect of their succe...More
Southampton manager Ronald Koeman has claimed that the upheaval at the club throughout the summer transfer window has helped his new-look side make a strong start to this season, reports the Independent.
A succession of key players left the South coast over the close season along with former boss Mauricio Pochettino - all of whom had guided the club to its highest number of points in the Premier League era.
Adam Lallana, Rickie Lam...More
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