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 […]
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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.
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 […]
According to The Times, Southampton defender Virgil Van Dijk is keen on moving to Anfield and has chosen to move to Liverpool, having already agreed to a deal of £200,000 per week for the next five years. That shows he could snub any offer from both Manchester City and Chelsea. Now, Liverpool must sit to agree […]
Having registered their comeback into the Premier League, Newcastle United are looking to rebuild their team and make it strong enough to compete with strong EPL teams likes Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal. Quite a few top players are on their list, the Magpies are looking to secure the signature of Southampton […]