Southampton

  • England's Jay Rodriguez out of World Cup with injury 07-04-2014 11:52 PM

    Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez, who had been an outside bet for England's World Cup squad in June, has been ruled out for six months with a serious knee problem. Rodriguez, 24, joins Arsenal and former Southampton winger Theo Walcott in missing out on a berth in England's squad because of...
  • Rampant Manchester City hammer Southampton 4-1 in Premier League 05-04-2014 07:32 PM

    England: Manchester City kept the destiny of the Premier League title in their hands by beating Southampton 4-1 on Saturday, with the visitors' defeat further marred by a serious-looking injury to England striker Jay Rodriguez. Yaya Toure set City on their way with a third-minute penalty at Etihad Stadium before...
  • Southampton say no pressure to sell despite transfer bill 31-03-2014 09:01 PM

    London: Southampton are under no financial pressure to sell any of their talented young players despite owing 27 million pounds in transfer fees, a director of the English Premier League club said on Monday. The Premier League's richest clubs are believed to be weighing up summer bids for Southampton players...
  • Rickie Lambert rallies Saints to stand tall 26-03-2014 07:59 PM

    London: Southampton's England striker Rickie Lambert wants the Saints to wipe some smirks off faces this weekend and reignite the Premier League club's stuttering season with a win over Newcastle. "We aimed for fourth this season, and people laughed at us, but they didn't laugh at us straightaway when we...
  • Sigurdsson winner caps superb Spurs fightback against Saints 23-03-2014 09:39 PM

    London: Gylfi Sigurdsson scored a stoppage time winner after Christian Eriksen's double as Tottenham Hotspur stormed back from 2-0 down to beat Southampton 3-2 in the Premier League on Sunday. Sigurdsson converted Denmark midfielder Eriksen's layoff to keep alive Spurs lingering hopes of a top four finish. They are fifth...
  • Suarez scores as Liverpool climb up to second in Premier League 02-03-2014 09:18 AM

    England: Liverpool continued their impressive title challenge with Luis Suarez inspiring a 3-0 victory at Southampton that moved the club to second behind Chelsea in the English Premier League on Saturday. A tilt at the crown had never been part of Rodgers' plan this season, but recent form has given...
  • Southampton trio impress England manager Roy Hodgson 03-02-2014 12:26 PM

    The free-scoring ways of Southampton's Adam Lallana, Jay Rodriguez and Rickie Lambert continue to push their claims for swapping the south coast for Brazil's Copacabana beach come World Cup time. With England manager Roy Hodgson watching on, the trio produced another sparkling attacking display, scoring a goal each in a...
  • Southampton's Osvaldo heading to Juventus in loan deal 31-01-2014 07:20 AM

    Southampton's controversial forward Dani Osvaldo is set to join Serie A leaders Juventus on loan after only six months with the English Premier League club, Italian media reported on Thursday. Gazzetta dello Sport said the fiery Italy international, who became Southampton's club-record signing when he joined for 15 million pounds...
  • Arsenal held 2-2 by Southampton in Premier League 29-01-2014 08:25 AM

    England: Arsenal were held to a 2-2 draw at Southampton on Tuesday, leaving the door open for one of their rivals to seize the Premier League lead. Arsenal recovered from a goal down after being thoroughly outplayed in the first-half to go up 2-1 thanks to quick goals by Olivier...
  • Jack Wilshere doubtful for Arsenal trip to Southampton 27-01-2014 07:58 PM

    London: Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere is doubtful for Tuesday's Premier League game at ninth-placed Southampton after picking up a knock in last week's 4-0 FA Cup fourth-round win over third tier Coventry City. The leaders could be boosted by the return of defender Thomas Vermaelen and midfielders Mikel Arteta and...
  • Southampton suspend record signing Dani Osvaldo 23-01-2014 07:07 PM

    Southampton suspended their club record signing Dani Osvaldo for two weeks on Thursday following an incident at the club's training ground. Southampton did not reveal what had happened but in a statement on their website (www.saintsfc.co.uk) said: "The club has taken swift and proper action for what it considers a...
  • Sunderland rally to draw 2-2 with Southampton 18-01-2014 09:03 PM

    Sunderland: Southampton ended a turbulent week on and off the pitch by squandering an early two-goal lead to draw 2-2 at Sunderland in the Premier League on Saturday. The visitors put aside days of boardroom turmoil that saw chairman Nicola Cortese resign on Wednesday by scoring volleys through Jay Rodriguez...
  • Mauricio Pochettino says will stay at Southampton 16-01-2014 11:18 PM

    Mauricio Pochettino will not follow Southampton's chief executive out the door, but will instead stay at the helm of the Premier League club, he said on Thursday. Speculation had mounted that the Argentine would quit after Nicola Cortese, the man credited with driving Southampton's renaissance as a force in England,...
  • Premier League referee cleared of insulting a player 06-01-2014 09:37 PM

    London: An English referee who is in contention to officiate at the World Cup in Brazil was cleared on Monday of accusations that he insulted Southampton captain Adam Lallana during a Premier League match. Southampton filed a letter of complaint to the English Football Association, objecting to the language Mark...
  • Southampton striker Osvaldo suspended for 3 games 04-01-2014 12:02 AM

    London: Southampton striker Dani Osvaldo has been suspended for three matches and fined 40,000 pounds ($65,000) for violent conduct during a Premier League match against Newcastle. The 27-year-old Italian was charged by the Football Association for his angry reaction to Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin being shown a yellow card for...
  • Clattenburg cleared after Southampton complaint 03-01-2014 09:09 PM

    London: English referee Mark Clattenburg has been cleared of insulting Southampton captain Adam Lallana during a Premier League match against Everton. Southampton made a formal complaint after Clattenburg apparently said that Lallana's attitude had changed since he started playing for England's national team. The Professional Game Match Officials Limited says...
  • Chelsea cruise to 3-0 win at Southampton; West Brom beat Newcastle 1-0 01-01-2014 10:50 PM

    Southampton: Fernando Torres helped Chelsea to a 3-0 victory over Southampton on Wednesday as the Blues kept pace with their title rivals in the Premier League. The Spain striker broke the deadlock on the hour mark, heading home a deflected cross from close range. Chelsea's substitutes then combined to deliver...
  • Seamus Coleman helps Everton defeat Southampton 2-1 29-12-2013 09:39 PM

    England: Three days after their first home loss in a year, Everton bounced back to beat Southampton 2-1 at Goodison Park in the Premier League on Sunday. The home side took the lead through Seamus Coleman in the ninth minute when the defender slotted into the net from close range....
  • Manchester City held to 1-1 draw at Southampton 07-12-2013 11:39 PM

    Southampton: Pablo Osvaldo's superb individual goal earned Southampton a 1-1 draw with Manchester City on Saturday, denying the visitors a win that would have lifted them into second place in the Premier League. Sergio Aguero scored his 12th goal of the campaign to put City ahead in the 10th minute...
  • John Terry scores as Chelsea defeat Southampton 3-1 01-12-2013 11:37 PM

    London: John Terry marked his 400th Premier League appearance with a goal as Chelsea fought back from an early deficit to beat Southampton 3-1 Sunday and move to second in the standings. After a sloppy start that saw Jose Mourinho's team concede a goal just after kickoff, Chelsea recovered in...
  • Arsenal hail Olivier Giroud for forcing Boruc calamity 24-11-2013 12:30 PM

    London: Manager Arsene Wenger hailed Olivier Giroud's fighting spirit after the France striker scored both goals in Arsenal's 2-0 win over Southampton on Saturday and forced visiting goalkeeper Artur Boruc into a dreadful blunder. The Premier League leaders were being held in check by Southampton, third at the start of...
  • Arsenal beat Southampton 2-0 to move four points clear at the top 23-11-2013 10:39 PM

    London: Surprise package Southampton were brought back down to earth by Arsenal as the Gunners provisionally extended their Premier League lead to four points with a 2-0 win over the Saints and Liverpool were held to a 3-3 draw at Everton in a pulsating Merseyside derby on Saturday. Arsene Wenger's...
  • Cerebral Saints pack power up top, says manager 22-11-2013 06:33 PM

    London: The key to Southampton's success this season is as much due to their cerebral powers as their soccer skills, says manager Mauricio Pochettino. The surprise package of the season so far, the south coast Saints sit a lofty third in the table, and could vault to the top of...
  • Manchester United concede late to draw 1-1 with Southampton 19-10-2013 09:36 PM

    Manchester: Dejan Lovren grabbed a late equalizer for Southampton in a 1-1 draw at Manchester United on Saturday, adding to the champions' troubles in a lackluster start to their English title defense. Robin van Persie put United ahead in the 26th minute, pouncing on a rebound after Wayne Rooney had...
  • In-form Arsenal host Norwich, Man United seek momentum 18-10-2013 08:54 AM

    London: With a squad that was derided for being short on quality by frustrated fans in pre-season, Arsenal, who host Norwich City on Saturday, have surprised many by surging to the top of the Premier League table. The foundation on which their strong start has been built is their burgeoning...
  • Liverpool's unbeaten start ends, Everton's remains in Premier League 21-09-2013 09:53 PM

    London: Southampton ended Liverpool's unbeaten start to the Premier League season on Saturday as Dejan Lovren clinched a 1-0 victory at Anfield. The Croatia defender headed in the winner in the 54th minute to end Liverpool's 12-match unbeaten league run spanning this season and last. This was Liverpool's final match...
  • 5th ODI: Australia thrash England by 49 runs, clinch series 2-1 17-09-2013 02:42 AM

    Shane Watson's century saw Australia to a 49-run win over England in the fifth one-day international at Southampton on Monday as their lengthy tour ended with a 2-1 series victory. Watson, involved throughout in a trip that saw Australia arrive in Britain in May before their early Champions Trophy exit...
  • West Ham hold Southampton to a 0-0 draw 15-09-2013 11:06 PM

    England: West Ham goalkeeper Jussi Jaaskelainen kept Southampton at bay with a series of fine save as the teams played out a 0-0 draw in the Premier League on Sunday. Neither side could get the upper hand at a windswept St Mary's Stadium but it was Southampton which created the...
  • 1st T20: England and Australia ready to shift gears 29-08-2013 10:53 AM

    With the ICC World Twenty20 just over six months away, the short series between Australia and England holds much more relevance than it would otherwise have after an energy-sapping five-Test Ashes. The English Twenty20 squad, captained by Stuart Broad, will be minus most of the stars who helped retain the...
  • Arsenal ease past Fulham 3-1, Everton held by West Brom 24-08-2013 10:22 PM

    London: Arsenal eased their angry fans' concerns about their lack of signings by earning their first points in the Premier League this season with a 3-1 win at London rivals Fulham on Saturday. Germany striker Lukas Podolski scored a brace and Olivier Giroud grabbed his third goal in as many...