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Premier League
What should Southampton do with Che Adams?
09:00 Tuesday 14th January 2020

Che Adams came off the bench and assisted Southampton’s winner against Leicester City on Saturday, but his future at St Mary’s is uncertain after a less-than-impressive debut campaign. The Saints paid £15m for Adams over the…

Football
Why Sadio Mane won't win the Ballon d'Or
08:01 Tuesday 14th January 2020

Sadio Mane is a marvel. How the Liverpool striker manages to maintain such an explicit level of consistency is best described in comics. There’s plenty to cheer from the Senegalese powerhouse. He's finally receiving recognition…

Premier League
Alireza Jahanbakhsh rising to the challenge for Brighton
08:01 Saturday 4th January 2020

Much was expected from Alireza Jahanbakhsh when he moved to Brighton in 2018. The Iranian turned heads in the Eredivisie when he emerged as the greatest talent of the season alongside Memphis Depay in 2013/14. He went on to become the…

Premier League
Does Sofiane Boufal have a future at Southampton?
19:01 Thursday 2nd January 2020

Sofiane Boufal spent last season on loan with Spanish side Celta Vigo. He returned to Southampton but has largely been on the periphery. With the January transfer window now open, should Boufal consider an exit? After spending…

Premier League
Is it time for West Ham to sack Manuel Pellegrini?
17:00 Saturday 28th December 2019

West Ham held out hope when they appointed Manuel Pellegrini as manager last year. Well-travelled with league titles in four different countries, the Chilean belongs to an exclusive club within his profession. His accomplishments…

Premier League
Can Nigel Pearson save Watford?
13:01 Saturday 14th December 2019

With three managers manning the dugout in a single season, Watford is in desperation mode. Like a drowning man, it’s understandable. The club is doing everything possible to secure Premier League survival. Nigel Pearson is the latest…

League One
Raging Bull: Can Oxford United gore Manchester City?
15:01 Thursday 5th December 2019

The EFL Cup is much maligned by Premier League and Championship alike. Teams rotate. Fixtures pile up. Most involved consider it a blessing in disguise to be eliminated as soon as possible. Oxford United buck that trend in 2019. A stuttering…

Premier League
What must Southampton do to survive relegation?
12:01 Wednesday 4th December 2019

Under Mauricio Pochettino and Ronald Koeman, Southampton inhabited the top half of the Premier League table. Under Claude Puel, Mauricio Pellegrini, Mark Hughes, caretaker Kelvin Hughes and Ralph Hasenhuttl, the Saints perpetually struggle to…

Premier League
Do Norwich, Watford meet with their relegation fates already decided?
12:01 Friday 8th November 2019

Every manager sets his own program and charts goals for his club. Fans have their expectations as well. In that context, international windows serve as mile markers for a team’s progress. Results in matches leading into a break can take…

Premier League
Why Southampton's inconsistency could prove fatal
13:00 Sunday 6th October 2019

I think it's fair to say that Ralph Hasenhuttl is the best thing to happen to Southampton over the last few years. The 52-year-old Austrian came to the Premier League with promise aplenty after an excellent three-year stint with RB Leipzig.…

Premier League
Can Eddie Howe turn in his best Bournemouth campaign?
08:00 Thursday 26th September 2019

Friday night’s victory over Southampton in the South Coast derby put Bournemouth in the top six of the Premier League table. The Cherries have (yet again) made a statement that they aren’t a relegation-threatened club anymore. Well,…

Premier League
Lampard stung by transfer ban at Old Trafford
09:00 Monday 12th August 2019

The Premier League’s Matchday One is in the books and there are several things to take away from it even though judging a full season based on one round is foolhardy. You can be certain some teams were ready for the season while others…

Premier League
2019/20 Southampton Premier League preview
19:01 Sunday 4th August 2019

I think it's fair to say that Southampton didn't show their true colours in the 2018/19 campaign. The South Coast outfit started poorly; Mark Hughes was to blame for that. The Welshman was relieved of his duties after just eight…

Premier League
Why we should remember Peter Crouch fondly following his retirement
17:01 Sunday 14th July 2019

After twenty-one years and ten permanent clubs, an evergreen Peter Crouch has taken the decision to hang up his playing boots for good.  Aged 38, the goals had started to dry up for the 6'6 striker, who ends on a mightily impressive tally…

Premier League
Why a Man United move for Mario Lemina makes sense
15:00 Friday 12th July 2019

Manchester United have been linked with well over 100 footballers during this summer transfer window, with the rumour-mill firmly in full flow. Recently, Southampton's Mario Lemina was mentioned with a potential Old Trafford switch. Understandably,…