Premier League grades so far: Man United's top marks, Arsenal flop

Relive the top strikes from Week 3 the 2017/18 EPL season. Charlie Daniels scored Bournemouth's first-ever Prem goal against Man City, ending that drought with a thunderbolt of a finish. The guys at Exploding Heads take an alternative look at Arsenal's continued demise following their 4-0 defeat at Liverpool. The FC panel respond to your

By | 2017-08-29T04:25:00+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Categories: RSS, Southampton|0 Comments

Five things for Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino to sort out first

Steve Nicol believes Mauricio Pellegrino's open, attack-minded style of football will suit Southampton. Southampton unveiled Mauricio Pellegrino as their third manager in as many seasons on Friday. Pellegrino, 45, won the race to replace the sacked Claude Puel ahead of Dutch legend Frank de Boer as Saints chiefs were impressed with how the Argentine guided

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Manolo Gabbiadini has his cake and can't eat it

Southampton striker Manolo Gabbiadini used the off-season to get married to his long-term partner Martina Rubini, with the pair getting hitched in the parish church of Sasso Marconi, Bologna. As well as the usual flowers and finery, the ceremony also boasted what is quite possibly the biggest wedding cake we've ever seen. 17.06.2017 A post

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Bertrand and Forster star in Southampton's snazzy kit reveal

To help launch their 2017-18 kits, Southampton have created a cartoon series in which a gang of their players help to unveil the new designs. The mini-series stars Ryan Bertrand, Fraser Forster, Maya Yoshida and Manolo Gabbiadini as a crime-fighting quartet tasked with retrieving the strips after they were stolen by an as-yet unnamed foe.

By | 2017-06-20T15:48:33+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Categories: RSS, Southampton|Comments Off on Bertrand and Forster star in Southampton's snazzy kit reveal

Southampton grew tired of dour Claude Puel and had to act decisively

Claude Puel has been sacked as Southampton manager. Southampton executive director Les Reed has rightly been applauded for the way he has guided the club out of troubled waters to become one of the Premier League's most upwardly mobile clubs.After all, there are not many sides who could have recovered from losing two managers of

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I was tapped up: What happens and why clubs risk it for transfer targets

Shaka Hislop is befuddled by the news of Liverpool's approach. Tapping up, the practice of one club courting a player of another without permission, is football's worst kept secret. And it is one that the general public only ever hear about when a club or player get caught. The rest of the time, hidden in

By | 2017-06-20T17:06:30+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Categories: RSS, Southampton|Comments Off on I was tapped up: What happens and why clubs risk it for transfer targets

'Tapping up' Q and A: Southampton's accusations at Liverpool over Van Dijk

As Virgil van Dijk's transfer saga took a strange twist today, Shaka Hislop doesn't understand Liverpool's odd statement. Liverpool have abandoned their hopes of signing Virgil van Dijk and apologised to Southampton for "any misunderstanding" over their interest after they were accused of "tapping up" the player. But what is "tapping up"? The most famous

By | 2017-06-08T02:01:00+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Categories: RSS, Southampton|Comments Off on 'Tapping up' Q and A: Southampton's accusations at Liverpool over Van Dijk

Trending: Liverpool facing investigation over Van Dijk approach

Steve Nicol expresses concern Virgil Van Dijk would go the way of Dejan Lovren if he left Southampton for Liverpool. Tuesday's latest stories from the world of football in ESPN FC's What's Trending... LIVERPOOL: Southampton have asked the Premier League to investigate an alleged illegal approach from Liverpool for Virgil van Dijk, Press Association Sport reports.

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Southampton fighting Liverpool in heated Van Dijk transfer battle

Steve Nicol weighs in on the Virgil van Dijk transfer wrangle involving Liverpool and Southampton. It is the metaphorical two-fingered salute Southampton fans have dreamed of seeing their club serve up to Liverpool for the past three summers. As news began to emerge on Monday that captain Virgil van Dijk had told Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp

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Transfer Talk: Manchester City still in for Virgil Van Dijk

Manchester City will reportedly try to outbid rivals for centre-back Virgil van Dijk. Manchester City hope to blow rivals Chelsea and Liverpool away in the race with more than £50 million for Southampton centre-back Virgil van Dijk, reports the Times. For more on the pursuit of van Dijk, as well as other rumours, check out

By | 2017-06-20T21:13:04+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Categories: RSS, Southampton|Comments Off on Transfer Talk: Manchester City still in for Virgil Van Dijk
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