Sunday , 21 December 2014

Saints dumped out of the Capital One cup

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Sheffield United 1 Southampton 0 Saints have been unceremoniously dumped out of the Capital One cup after losing their quarter final tie to a much deserved Sheffield United. In a 5th straight defeat Southampton will be without Victor Wanyama and Morgan Schneiderlin in the upcoming game against Everton for picking up suspensions, and Florin Gardos for his straight red tonight. ... Read More »

You know its a bad day when Clichy scores.

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As the title suggests you know its a bad day when … and I thought the same coming across the Northam bridge and seeing the tide out, as thats always my first indicator! We all have our little faux pas, but the match against City probably went the way the most of you thought it would have gone, particularly after ... Read More »

What a hungry fox constantly dreams of is a chicken!

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. . and Saints are no spring chicken! Sitting at 2nd in the table and quite comfortably I might add, I don’t think the best back four in the BPL at the moment (only letting in 5 this season) are going to sit still and have their “heads bitten off”. I would hazard a guess that barring injuries Koeman announces ... Read More »

Saints v QPR – Match Report

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Match Facts: Bertrand scores first goal for Southampton QPR score first away goal this season Southampton make it six wins in a row   Southampton 23 Forster 02 Clyne Booked 06 Fonte  17 Alderweireld  21 Bertrand  08 Davis  12 Wanyama (Cork – 69′ )  04 Schneiderlin  11 Tadic (Targett – 91′ )  19 Pellè  10 Mané Booked (Long – 68′ ) Subs 01 Davis 07 Long  18 Cork  24 ... Read More »

Saints v QPR – Match Preview

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This looks an easy one to call on paper but as always things never go by the book for Saints! Who would have placed Saints in 2nd place, and  4th round of the cup with back to back victories against West Ham, Newcastle and Swansea in the League? QPR have lost all their games away this season losing 4-0 in both ... Read More »

Arsenal v Saints – Match Report Capital One Cup

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A strong team from Arsenal today and Koeman uses squad rotation to ease some injury worries, bringing in Gardos, Targett, and Mané. Sanchez shows his class on 14 minutes as he is fouled 22 yards out and steps up to take a wonderful free kick into the top corner leaving Forster stranded. 1 – 0 Mané receives the ball into ... Read More »

Swansea v Saints – Match Report

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This was a game that had all the hallmarks of a 0-0 draw with two side seemingly on form – and at the wrong end of the Premiership table according to most pundits. The Swans were expected to bounce back after their recent defeat and that they did and controlled most of the play in the first half. However, Im ... Read More »

Franny Benali – Club Legend

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  Today saw the culmination of 1000 miles to 20 Premier League clubs in aid of cancer by Southampton footballing legend Franny Benali. At the time of writing he’s raised over £100,000 and today performed a final lap around St Mary’s to a sellout crowd and a unanimous standing ovation from all fans. Donate by clicking the link below   ... Read More »

Saints v Newcastle – Match Report

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Saints returned to their home ground after the International break and one in which they have never inherently performed to their best after these breaks in the past. Alderweireld made his home debut with Gardos on the bench. due to the protracted journey Sadio Mane had to make to satisfy his work permit it was unlikely we would have seen him ... Read More »

Saints v Newcastle – Preview

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Its likely Saints fans will see the debut of their new signing Sadio Mane today after he had to make a lengthy detour via Ghana due to work permit regulations. With other signings also wanting to make home debuts its a bit confusing to determine a starting eleven with Koeman having spent two weeks with his new squad (barring Mane) ... Read More »