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Southampton close to £12.5m deal for Celtic's Victor Wanyama

Posted Thursday, July 11, 2013 by theguardian.com156 hits

• Transfer will set a new Scottish record• Midfielder likely to be unveiled on Friday Southampton are putting the finishing touches to their £12.5m capture of Victor Wanyama from Celtic, which will represent a record transfer fee received by a Scottish club. Wanyama, whom Celtic bought for £900,000 from the Belgian side Beerschot two years ago, had initially rebuffed th...Full Story »

Southampton sign Lovren from Lyon

Posted Saturday, June 15, 2013 by Goal.com129 hits

The 23-year-old Croatia international, who has penned a four-year contract with the south-coast club, is Mauricio Pochettino's first signing of the summer Southampton have completed the £8.5 million signing of defender Dejan Lovren from Lyon. The 23-year-old, who is Mauricio Pochettino's first signing this summer, has penned a four-year contract with the south-coast club. Lyon have con...Full Story »

Southampton 1 : 1 Stoke City - Owen retires in stalemate

Posted Sunday, May 19, 2013 by PA45 hits

Michael Owen called time on his career but there was to be no fairy-tale ending, as Stoke were held to a 1-1 draw at Southampton. After an illustrious career that has taken him to Liverpool, Real Madrid, Newcastle and Manchester United, the former England striker announced in March that this was to be his last season. Winner of the Ballon d'Or in 2001, a career that started with such brillianc...Full Story »

Southampton vs Stoke City Preview - Pochettino hoping for Owen revenge

Posted Sunday, May 19, 2013 by PA79 hits

Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino believes Michael Owen is one of England's greatest ever players but hopes to ruin his farewell match after falling foul of the Stoke striker at the 2002 World Cup. The 33-year-old former England striker admitted last year that he was "guilty" of going down when he could have stayed on his feet for both of his penalties against Argentina at the 1998 and 20...Full Story »

Sunderland 1 : 1 Southampton - Puncheon rescues Saints

Posted Sunday, May 12, 2013 by PA27 hits

Jason Puncheon came off the bench to grab a point for Southampton and all but secure their safety, just as it looked as though Sunderland had saved themselves in their Barclays Premier League clash at the Stadium of Light which ended 1-1. The midfielder struck with 14 minutes remaining after fellow substitute James Ward-Prowse provided the ammunition to cancel out Phil Bardsley's opener, and in...Full Story »

Sunderland vs Southampton Preview: Di Canio wants change in mentality

Posted Sunday, May 12, 2013 by PA118 hits

Paolo Di Canio has warned Sunderland they will never be anything other than "average" as long as they are happy for other clubs to do their dirty work. The Black Cats are currently engaged in a tooth and nail fight for Barclays Premier League survival as they head into Sunday's home clash with Southampton just three points clear of the relegation zone. They and their fellow strugglers were han...Full Story »

Tottenham 1-0 Southampton: Late Bale screamer seals vital victory

Posted Sunday, May 05, 2013 by Goal.com111 hits

Andre Villas-Boas' team left it late but eventually managed to find a breakthrough against a resilient Saints side thanks to a late winner from the talismanic Welshman Gareth Bale scored a stunning, late strike against former club Southampton to keep Tottenham's top-four hopes alive with a 1-0 win at White Hart Lane on Saturday. Southampton had the better chances in the first half and could ...Full Story »

Tottenham Hotspur 1 : 0 Southampton - Bale strike snatches win

Posted Saturday, May 04, 2013 by PA52 hits

Gareth Bale rounded off a remarkable week by firing Tottenham to a dramatic last-gasp 1-0 win against Southampton. The pressure was on Bale to deliver after a brilliant week for the Welshman, but for most of the game he disappointed. The 23-year-old, who won the PFA Player of the Year, Young Player of the Year, and FWA Footballer of the Year awards this week, was marked out of the game for mos...Full Story »

Tottenham Hotspur vs Southampton preview - Dembele faces fitness test

Posted Saturday, May 04, 2013 by PA98 hits

Tottenham will give a fitness test to Mousa Dembele (hamstring) before deciding whether to include the midfielder in the squad for their home game against Southampton. Striker Emmanuel Adebayor (knee) and midfielder Jake Livermore (hamstring) are available they sat out the 2-2 draw at Wigan last week. Midfielder Sandro (knee) and defensive duo Younes Kaboul (thigh) and William Gallas (calf) ar...Full Story »

Southampton 0 : 3 West Bromwich(WBA) - Baggies too strong for Saints

Posted Saturday, April 27, 2013 by PA39 hits

Referee Robert Madley had a Barclays Premier League debut to remember, dishing out three red cards as West Brom romped to a record-breaking 3-0 victory at Southampton. Having made a rapid ascent up the leagues, the Yorkshireman was handed his maiden top-flight match at St Mary's - one many had expected to be a quiet affair. How wrong they were, with Marc Antoine-Fortune opening the scoring in ...Full Story »

Southampton vs West Bromwich(WBA) preview - Ward-Prowse only absentee for Saints

Posted Saturday, April 27, 2013 by PA59 hits

Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino has an almost fully-fit squad to choose from when he welcomes West Brom to St Mary's for the Barclays Premier League clash. Only midfielder James Ward-Prowse, who suffered an unspecified knock in an Under-21 fixture against the Baggies earlier in the week, is absent. Forward Guly do Prado returns to the squad after missing the trip to Swansea through ill...Full Story »

Swansea City 0 : 0 Southampton - Stalemate at the Liberty

Posted Saturday, April 20, 2013 by PA34 hits

Southampton edged closer to Premier League survival as they ground out a goalless draw in a lacklustre encounter at Swansea. The Saints may feel aggrieved they did not leave south Wales with all three points after Adam Lallana had an effort ruled out for handball after an error by Michel Vorm just before half-time. Nathan Dyer went closest for the hosts as Maya Yoshida cleared his effort off t...Full Story »

Swansea City vs Southampton Preview - Saints boss targeting top 10

Posted Saturday, April 20, 2013 by PA120 hits

Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino believes a top-10 finish is within the promoted club's grasp. Many had written off Saints on their return to the top flight and one win in their opening 11 matches did nothing to quieten the naysayers. However, Southampton soon picked up under Nigel Adkins and have kicked on again under his successor, Pochettino. Saints are in the midst of a five-match u...Full Story »

Southampton vs West Ham United preview - Saints trio struggling for fitness

Posted Saturday, April 13, 2013 by PA73 hits

Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino could be without a trio of players for the Barclays Premier League clash with West Ham on Saturday. A virus has sidelined Luke Shaw, Jason Puncheon and Jay Rodriguez and all are now doubts for the visit of the Hammers. Other than the three players fighting illness, Pochettino has a clean bill of health as his side look for the win that would move them on...Full Story »

Lallana signs new Southampton deal

Posted Friday, April 12, 2013 by Goal.com76 hits

The Saints skipper follows Kelvin Davis, Rickie Lambert, Morgan Schneiderlin, Jason Puncheon and Luke Shaw in committing his long-term future to the Premier League new-boys Adam Lallana has signed a new five-year contract with Southampton, the club have confirmed. Lallana, who turns 25 in May, has impressed since being made Saints captain in the summer for the club's first campaign back in t...Full Story »

Reading 0 : 2 Southampton - Royals in deep trouble

Posted Saturday, April 06, 2013 by PA37 hits

Any remaining hope Reading had of beating the drop appeared to be extinguished as Nigel Adkins' first home match at the helm ended in a 2-0 defeat to former club Southampton. Another inspired performance from Jay Rodriguez proved the difference at the Madejski Stadium as Saints ran out comfortable 2-0 winners, condemning the bottom-placed Royals to a seventh successive defeat. The result leave...Full Story »

Reading vs Southampton preview - Adkins ready for right Royal scrap

Posted Saturday, April 06, 2013 by PA119 hits

Reading manager Nigel Adkins vowed the Royals will battle for their Barclays Premier League lives against Southampton on Saturday. Adkins has taken charge of a side who are bottom of the table, seven points adrift of safety and on a run of seven consecutive defeats. In a twist of fate, Adkins' first home match as Reading manager will be against his former club. And he believes that victory ov...Full Story »

Southampton 2 : 1 Chelsea FC - Lamb roasts Blues

Posted Saturday, March 30, 2013 by PA32 hits

Rickie Lambert celebrated his new Southampton contract in some style by smashing home an exquisite free-kick to secure a 2-1 win over Chelsea. The 31-year-old has established himself as a firm fans' favourite at St Mary's since joining from Bristol Rovers in August 2009 and has seen his stock rise considerably during his debut top-flight season. Lambert was rewarded for his performances with a...Full Story »

Southampton 2-1 Chelsea: Lambert steers Saints towards safety

Posted Sunday, March 31, 2013 by Goal.com32 hits

First-half action saw Saints head into the break with the narrow lead and they defended resolutely to hold on to all three points, denting the Blues' hopes of a top-four finish Chelsea's top-four credentials are in doubt after they fell to a shock defeat to Southampton on Saturday, with Mauricio Pochettino's men dragging themselves towards safety.Saints deservedly went ahead through Jay Rodri...Full Story »

Benitez focused on Southampton not United

Posted Saturday, March 30, 2013 by Foxsports.com45 hits

Rafael Benitez vowed to name a strong line-up against Southampton despite the Blues facing Manchester United in an FA Cup quarter-final replay on Monday. Benitez said it is "impossible" for players to be at their peak for two matches inside 48 hours and the demands of back-to-back fixtures will colour his selection. But Chelsea's interim manager admitted he does not have the same luxury as S...Full Story »

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