Joe Hart might be surplus to requirements at Manchester City under Pep Guardiola, but he is still a wanted man, with The Times reporting that Southampton and Wolverhampton Wanderers are both keen on the 31-year-old. It’s been a bad season for Hart, with the experienced goalkeeper left out of Gareth Southgate‘s England squad for the […]
Category: Southampton F.C.
Southampton Football Club Listeni/saʊθˈæmptən, -hæmptən/ is a professional association football club based in Southampton, Hampshire, England, which plays in the Premier League, the top tier of English football.
Their home ground since 2001 has been St Mary’s Stadium, before which they were based at The Dell. The club has been nicknamed “The Saints” since its inception in 1885 due to its history as a church football team, founded as St. Mary’s Church of England Young Men’s Association, and play in red and white shirts. Southampton has a long-standing rivalry with Portsmouth due to its close proximity and both cities’ respective maritime history. Matches between the two sides are known as the South Coast derby.
The club has won the FA Cup once, in 1976, and their highest-ever league finish was second in the First Division in 1983–84. Southampton were relegated from the Premier League on 15 May 2005, ending 27 successive seasons of top-division football for the club. They returned after a seven-year absence, and have played there ever since.
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has admitted midfielder Tom Rogic could leave the club this summer but is hoping he’ll stay into the last year of his deal. The Australian international has endured an injury-hit season, spending three months out after damaging his knee, and doesn’t look like he’ll commit his future to the champions past […]
According to the Daily Record, Southampton are keen on signing Celtic midfielder Tom Rogic this summer, as the 25-year-old enters the final year of his deal at Parkhead. One of Celtic’s most talented players and an ever-present when fit, Rogic could be on his way to the South Coast if the Saints secure their Premier […]
Chelsea will meet Manchester United in the FA Cup final in May after beating Southampton 2-0 scoreline on Sunday. Olivier Giroud and Alvaro Morata were on the scoresheet to help the Blues seal their place in the final for the second consecutive season under Antonio Conte. Giroud continues impressing in the FA Cup: Olivier Giroud […]
Arsene Wenger has ruled Henrikh Mkhitaryan out of Arsenal’s meeting with Southampton on Sunday, after the playmaker picked up an injury on Thursday night. Mkhitaryan started in the Gunners’ 4-1 mauling of CSKA Moscow in the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final clash but was replaced in the second-half after injuring his knee. Wenger […]
According to reports, Southampton are reportedly looking to challenge Arsenal in luring Brendan Rodgers back to the English Premier League. The Saints are on the lookout for a new boss after sacking Mauricio Pellegrino on Monday evening. The Argentine boss leaves with the Saints just one point above the relegation zone after failure to win […]
This season, Southampton fans have been asking themselves a question that they haven’t had to worry about for a while. What happens if we go down? The prospect of relegation, which would likely lead not only to the departure of the manager but also most of the key players in the squad, does not bear thinking about, but it is a real […]
It might look like Chelsea has not been as impressive as their last year when they won the Premier League title with seven points clear. Looking at their performance so far, they have managed to win against Manchester United but have lost against Manchester City and West Ham, plus equalising with Arsenal and Liverpool. What […]
Southampton winger Nathan Redmond has revealed what Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola really said to him in ‘that’ rant. Mauricio Pellegrino‘s side lost 2-1 at the Etihad after Raheem Sterling‘s curled finish kept City’s win streak going with the last kick of the game. Guardiola’s outburst after the match on Wednesday night went viral after […]
Netherlands manager Dick Advocaat has urge Southampton allow the Saints star defender Virgial van Dijk to leave the club – despite condemning the way that the centre half has reacted about his business. Van Dijk seemed very close to joining Liverpool this summer – stating his desire to move to the Anfield and a fee […]