Tottenham Hotspur v Southampton Preview | Key Men, Stats and Team News

Tottenham Hotspur v Southampton Preview | Key Men, Stats and Team News

Tottenham will be looking to recapture the form they had at the start of the season when they welcome Southampton to White Hart Lane on Sunday afternoon. It will be the first time Mauricio Pochettino has faced the Saints as manager since leaving the club for North London during the summer. However, while the decision seemed the obvious decision to make amid the purging of Southampton’s squad, Pochettino’s Spurs now find themselves five points behind his old team who are …
Southampton vs Newcastle United Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

Southampton vs Newcastle United Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

These two sides will both be hoping to finish in the top ten for the second year in a row, but they will both be doing it with very different teams. Neither had the best transfer window, losing fan favourites and not adding as much quality as was needed, but both did add enough ability to suggest they can once again end up in the top half of the table. It remains early in the season, with these two sides …
Is Javier Hernandez What Southampton Need This Summer?

Is Javier Hernandez What Southampton Need This Summer?

Southampton have grabbed a lot of headlines this summer. They have undergone a managerial change, with a majority of players being sold and there is confusion about the future direction of the club, with some even tipping them for relegation. That might be a little bit over the top as Saints still have a good manager, a decent squad and an excellent academy which will provide more players this season, plus they have a lot of money which will surely …
Morgan Schneiderlin vs Sandro | Stats Comparison

Morgan Schneiderlin vs Sandro | Stats Comparison

A lot has happened in a year for these two clubs, Spurs have seen Gareth Bale, Andre Villas-Boas and Tim Sherwood all depart within the last twelve months - bringing in seven new faces and finishing 6th; their worst Premier League position since the 2008/2009 season. On the south coast, Southampton rebuilt under Mauricio Pochettino throughout 2013 and half of 2014 - only for him to  leave for Tottenham Hotspur in May 2014. Ronald Koeman has replaced the Argentine and …
Thrifty Business: The Best Signings for Under £10 Million

Thrifty Business: The Best Signings for Under £10 Million

Typical, isn't it? You spend your time writing a nice little article on the best signings for under £10 million, and just as you are finalising it you're kindly informed that Stoke, yes Stoke, have signed Bojan 'Lionel Messi 2.0' Krkic. For what it's worth, Bojan should be more suited to a Stoke team managed by Mark Hughes, a team that plays slightly more attractive football than that of the sound defensive unit marshalled by previous manager Tony Pulis. Anyway …
Should Lallana and Barkley Start In Brazil?

Should Lallana and Barkley Start In Brazil?

This season has been fantastic for young English talent emerging as a platform has been created for England to compete at the top level for the next decade. Two of the standout Englishmen in the Premier League this season have been Adam Lallana and Ross Barkley, both of whom are attacking midfielders. The country is starting to get behind them to start in Brazil, but how can Roy Hodgson fit them both in? Considering he also needs to incorporate Wayne …
Who Should Go To The World Cup? Rooney, Sturridge, Lambert.. Berahino?

Who Should Go To The World Cup? Rooney, Sturridge, Lambert.. Berahino?

Roy Hodgson will have started planning his World Cup squad already and we could probably predict most of the squad if English players suffer no more serious injuries; but, there will be four or five spots up for grabs. England have struggled for a consistent base of strikers in the last few years, as players come and go. The main problem England have is that they appear to pick players after three or four good performances, while other countries appear to …
Morgan Schneiderlin - The 'Unsung Hero'

Morgan Schneiderlin - The 'Unsung Hero'

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