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Archives: Southampton

Southampton Hoping To Secure Toby Alderweireld Beyond Initial Loan From Atletico Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Alderweireld

One of the many positive stories coming from Southampton’s strong start to this season’s Premier League campaign has been the play of defender Toby Alderweireld. The Belgian international was secured on-loan from defending La Liga champions Atletico Madrid on the … Continue reading

English Premier League Team Of The Week – Gameweek 11

Posted on by Amadi Tidiane
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Based on the performances in the 10 matches played during Matchweek 11 of the Premier League, as well as utilizing stats from WhoScored, Squawka and TransferMarkt, here’s my team of the weekend: Goalkeeper Guzan – [Aston Villa] – Brad Guzan … Continue reading

Southampton’s Stunning Form And League Position Are Certainly No Fluke

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
soton

Last year Southampton were the apple of the Premier League’s eye under Mauricio Pochettino with all of the homegrown English talent they produced. Under manager Ronald Koeman, with much of that talent now at other Premier League squads, the Saints … Continue reading

Facts And Stats: A Look At The First 10 Gameweeks Of The 2014/15 EPL Season

Posted on by Julian Delicata
Chelsea

The 2014/2015 football season in England is already 10 gameweeks old with ups and downs aplenty. Southampton have unquestionably been the surprise package thus far while the promoted trio all struggling to settle in the top flight. Louis van Gaal’s … Continue reading

Southampton Officially Open The Markus Liebherr Pavilion Training Facility

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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Five years in the making, Southampton finally opened the doors of the club’s brand new training centre yesterday with tribute being paid to late owner Markus Liebherr in the naming of the new Staplewood centre. The Markus Liebherr Pavilion, as … Continue reading

3 Things We Learned From The English Premier League – Round 10

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah
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Quite a number of exciting matches took place this weekend with the pick of the bunch coming at the Etihad where “stupid” – labelled as such by his manager in the post-match aftermath – Chris Smalling’s red card cost Manchester United … Continue reading

Fraser Forster Beginning To Make His Mark Between The Sticks With Southampton

Posted on by Julian Delicata
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Ever since their promotion back to the English Premier League in 2012, the one area where Southampton have been lacking is their goalkeeping department. In attack they produced some moments of true magic over the past couple of seasons, whilst … Continue reading

Capital One Cup Quarter-Final Draw Unveiled; Underdogs Face Premier League Opposition

Posted on by Peter Quinn
CapitalOneCup

The Capital One Cup quarter-final draw was held following the completion of the Newcastle United’s 2-0 victory over title-holders Manchester City. The standout tie will be Championship side AFC Bournemouth hosting Premier league giants Liverpool. The Cherries got to the last-eight of the … Continue reading

5 Things That Will Happen In The Premier League This Weekend

Posted on by Stephen Tudor
Aguero Derby

  The 2014/15 season is eight games old and Southampton and West Ham proudly inhabit the top four while Manchester United continue to be just two bad games from a full-scale crisis. But even in the topsy-turvy unpredictable Premier League, … Continue reading

Sunderland Players Offer Ticket Refund To Supporters Who Traveled To Southampton

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Southampton80

Yesterday, Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone suggested that Black Cats players should reimburse supporters who had traveled to St Mary’s on Saturday only to witness the club fall to a humiliating 8-0 defeat against Southampton. “I will personally talk to the … Continue reading

Southampton, the Feel Good Story of the Premier League Season Thus Far

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Fresh off of an 8-0 thrashing of Sunderland, Southampton are sitting in third place in the Premier League standings, just one point behind the defending champions in Manchester City.  While many figured that the Saints would struggle and perhaps even find … Continue reading

Sunderland Manager Gus Poyet Embarrassed by 8-0 Rout Against Southampton

Posted on by PA Sport
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Gus Poyet was left bemoaning the most embarrassing moment of his football career after his Sunderland side were hammered 8-0 at Southampton. The Uruguayan saw the Black Cats score two own goals on their way to their biggest ever Barclays … Continue reading

Premier League Tactics Corner – Gameweek 7

Posted on by Alex Fairchild
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Two of fluid attacks were on in form in the Premier League at the weekend via Manchester City and Southampton. Manchester City The 4-4-2 has a lot of critics in the modern game. Some say it cannot be played because … Continue reading

Southampton Capable Of Springing A Surprise And Competing With The Big Guns

Posted on by James Ferrier
soton

After selling the club captain and second top scorer of last season, Southampton was viewed as a team you should fear for. People within football claimed they wouldn’t be surprised if Southampton weren’t able to survive this Premiership season but … Continue reading

Graziano Pelle Another Uncovered Gem For Southampton

Posted on by Dom Favata
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With four goals in his first five matches for the Saints, Graziano Pelle has hit the ground running in England after being seemingly plucked from obscurity. The 29-year-old followed manager Ronald Koeman to Southampton from Feyenoord after signing for £9 … Continue reading

Southampton’s August-September Progress Report

Posted on by Alex Fairchild
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Last season, we saw a lot of this from Southampton’s attack… And this… But once “this,” left for Champions League football, Southampton supporters were left asking themselves, now what? Who could possibly fulfill the rolls of Rickie Lambert and Adam … Continue reading

Who Is The MVP? A Breakdown Of The Most Valuable Player In Each BPL Team

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
The team crests for this season's Premier League

Each Premier League club is where it is thanks to contributions from a whole heap of players, but there are some that are greater among equals. That’s what this is about: trying to find the most valuable player for each … Continue reading