Tag Archives: Southampton

Uncertainty At Southampton Should Put Premier League Clubs On Alert

Posted on by Peter Quinn
southampton1

The future of Southampton FC has been thrown into doubt with the recent admission that chairman Nicola Cortese wishes to leave his position due to on-going disagreements with ownership over the running of the club. According to Sky Sports, it … Continue reading

The Special One Faces Off Against The Silent One When Chelsea Meets Southampton

Posted on by Peter Quinn
specialone_silentone

Mauricio Pochettino once referred to Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho as “the best of the best”. Prior to this weekend’s encounter at Stamford Bridge, the Southampton boss was asked to expound on his thoughts regarding ‘The Special One’. Pochettino rarely speaks … Continue reading

Why the Next 2 Weeks Will Determine If Southampton Are Ready For a Top Four Challenge

Posted on by Peter Quinn
southampton

Southampton is currently third in the Premier League table and have already taken points from English giants Liverpool and Manchester United. Their early season success raises the question: “When are people going to accept Southampton as a serious Top Four … Continue reading

How Southampton Has Turned Into This Season’s Surprise Team

Posted on by Todd Shenk
southampton

Southampton has become the biggest surprise of this Premier League season. After being promoted just last year, they have catapulted themselves into third place after the first 11 matches. Even more amazing, they have the chance to go top of … Continue reading

Southampton Continue to Reach New Heights Under Mauricio Pochettino

Posted on by Peter Quinn
mauricio-pochettino

One of the more interesting developments during the 2012-13 Premier League season was the firing of Southampton FC manager, Nigel Adkins. Prior to his sacking, Adkins had only lost twice over a stretch of twelve games. He had the best … Continue reading

Ron Davies Interview: EPL Talk Podcast

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Southampton and Wales legend Ron Davies is the latest guest on the EPL Talk Podcast, the daily Premier League interview and analysis show. To say that Davies is a legend to Southampton supporters is an understatement. In his first season … Continue reading

Questions Please For Ron Davies, Southampton Legend

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Later this week I’ll have the distinct pleasure of interviewing Ron Davies, a football legend who achieved incredible success at Southampton and Norwich City, as well as playing for Manchester United and several other clubs. In fact it was while … Continue reading

Legends Of English Football: #10 Ted Drake

Posted on by Paul Bestall

In the annals of Arsenal’s history, one name conjures images of a bygone era, baggy shorts and a dead eye for goal. In the record books, his name still stands alone for the most goals scored in one season, with … Continue reading

Why Does No-One Love Peter Crouch?

Posted on by Paul Bestall

How is it that an international striker with 16 goals in 34 games for his country and a Premiership strike rate of one goal in under every 3 games simply keeps being moved on? Now I could understand it if … Continue reading

The Grass Was Too Green And The Ball Was Too Round

Posted on by Christopher Walker

Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger’s post match reactions following last weeks FA cup semi finals predictably brought up the issue of the Wembley pitch. To be fair to the man with a KBE and his old rival, the surface at Wembley doesn’t seem fitting to a … Continue reading

Website Interview: Classic Football Shirts

Posted on by Paul Bestall

If, like me, you’re always looking around the Internet for those hard to find football shirts from your past, frustrated as someone gazumps on you on e-bay for the classic 1987 Tottenham away kit with 3 seconds to go, then … Continue reading

CCC Club Snapshot: Southampton

Posted on by Shakira Graham

Southampton Founded: 1885 Nickname: Saints Ground: St. Marys (32,551) Last Season: 20th in the CCC 54 Points FA Cup Winners: 1976 Third Division/League Two Winners: 1959/60

2008/2009 Championship TV Schedule On Sky Sports

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Sky Sports has announced its schedule of televised Championship matches for the first few months of the 2008/2009 season. Here’s the schedule: Sunday, August 10: Nottingham Forest v Reading Saturday, August 16: Bristol City v Derby County Saturday, August 30: … Continue reading

Championship Players At Euro 2008

Posted on by Shakira Graham

After extensive research ie a quick visit to Wikipedia I found that 3 players who ply thier trade in the Coca-Cola Championship are on a countries roster for Euro 2008. For the Czech Republic are Midfielder Marek Matejovsky who players … Continue reading

Road to Wembley: FA Cup Third Round Replays

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

A big day of FA Cup action and the team I’ve been following for this round, League Two strugglers Bury, pulled off a big upset by knocking out Championship side Norwich City with a 2-1 win in their 3rd round … Continue reading