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Premier League
Unai Emery is slowly perfecting the art of rotation at Arsenal
16:00 Monday 4th March 2019

Unai Emery's Arsenal reign polarises opinion. Fans expected a magician who makes the Gunners' problems disappear, transforming the North Londoners into a champion much like his previous club, Paris Saint-Germain. Instead,…

Premier League
Have Southampton overpaid for Man City goalkeeper Angus Gunn?
09:00 Saturday 14th July 2018

Southampton have reached a deal for Manchester City's Angus Gunn. The £10 million fee is expected to rise another £3.5 million with agreed contract add-ons. Is the deal overpriced for an untested Premier League goalkeeper or…

Transfers
Southampton's Guido Carrillo: Captured from Monaco to a La Liga loanee
17:00 Wednesday 11th July 2018

Long-term contracts are meant to lock a player into an affordable wage for an extended period, to provide stability for the club. Before Jean-Marc Bosman, clubs had the exclusive option to break the agreement if they felt the player…

Premier League
Should Southampton be venerated for its transfer policy?
09:00 Monday 12th February 2018

Southampton lost to Liverpool on the weekend. In a process that took years, it essentially amounted to the club beating itself. The Reds are often looked upon as the Saints' first team; the club has sold so many players to the Anfield…

Premier League
Another one bites the dust: which Premier League manager is next?
12:45 Thursday 23rd November 2017

After being humbled by Chelsea, West Bromwich Albion lost patience with Tony Pulis. He was gone by Monday morning. The Welshman left the Baggies in a precarious 17th position in the Premier League having failed to win since August. So, his…

Opinion
Liverpool's defensive frailties may haunt them again this season
15:30 Wednesday 27th September 2017

Conceding seven goals in two consecutive matches does not bode well for a genuine title contender. Will Liverpool fall off the pace earlier than expected? From the Reds' first game against Watford, their defensive frailties, which had already…

Opinion
Why Liverpool should prioritise signing Virgil van Dijk
12:30 Tuesday 26th September 2017

Liverpool's attacking system is unique. With the likes of Philippe Coutinho, Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino continuing to prove their worth, only a handful of teams has been able to stand up to their attack. However, the Reds…

Opinion
Where Virgil van Dijk can go to instead of Liverpool
14:00 Tuesday 8th August 2017

In a shocking turn of events, Virgil van Dijk has handed in a transfer request at Southampton. The Saints defender released a statement alongside the request, reiterating his disappointment in Southampton for constantly rebuffing the approaches…

Opinion
Arsenal's 2-0 victory at Southampton: Three things we learned
16:30 Thursday 11th May 2017

On Wednesday night, the Premier League top four race took another definitive turn. Arsenal's 2-0 victory at Southampton could prove crucial. The win takes the Gunners to within four points of Liverpool, with a game in hand. Goals from Alexis…

Reviews
Book Review - Saints and Sinners - Southampton's Hard Men
20:06 Monday 13th February 2017

Every team has one and fans love them, the player that intimidates the opposition with full-blooded tackles and a ferocious will to win. The player is a leader, a warrior, and above all a true hard man. Over the years Southampton Football club…

Opinion
FA Cup second string sides - Surely the fans deserve more?
11:00 Monday 30th January 2017

This weekend has seen a mixed bag of results with giant-killings, thrashings and somewhat pure disappointment for many football fans across England in the FA Cup. A competition that was and still is admired as a fairy tale in the game, a hugely…

England National Team
Is Swansea's game against Southampton a season defining battle?
22:52 Sunday 29th January 2017

Swansea return to Premier League action this Tuesday as they host Southampton at the Liberty Stadium. With their hugely encouraging victory over Liverpool last week seeing them move out of the relegation zone, we take a look at why they must…

Match Reports
Arsenal vs. Southampton: counter-attacking and poor positioning
15:05 Thursday 1st December 2016

In life, all good things do have to come to an end and for Arsenal fans, the one shining light of a dull season so far has come to an end. Arsenal's 19-game  unbeaten streak is no more, but for a lot of fans the disappointment is not unexpected. …

Opinion
The team Southampton could have had today
13:14 Thursday 10th November 2016

Southampton have lost many of their star names over the past ten years. If the club had retained their top players, Saints would be a real force in English football this season, and here is why. Southampton are consistent performers in the…

Opinion
EFL Cup: Eight teams left to fight it out
13:10 Monday 31st October 2016

The draw for the quarter-finals of the EFL Cup took place after the recent conclusion of the fourth round games. Eight clubs are still in with a chance of lifting the trophy at Wembley Stadium; we look at each of the sides that remain in the…