Europe: The Next Step in Southampton's Master Plan

Europe: The Next Step in Southampton's Master Plan

When the late Swiss businessman Markus Leibherr bought Southampton in 2009, it seemed like an investment that was fuelled by passion rather than business acumen. After all, having spent 98 days in administration (the equivalent of footballing bankruptcy), the footballing factory of England was only heading downwards with points deductions as well downsizing due to have an adverse effect. The club has since made phenomenal progress moving from League One to the top half of the famed Premier League. In …
Chelsea v Southampton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea v Southampton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Premier League leaders Chelsea host 7th placed Southampton on Sunday, the 15th of March. Having won the Capital One Cup, the Blues will look to add to their silverware this season, with Premier League in sight with just 11 games to go. Coming off a defeat to PSG, Chelsea manager and players will have very less time to leave behind the painful memory of the ouster and attend to the task at hand. Once high-flying Southampton have seen their fortunes …
Top 5 Underrated Players of the 2014-15 Season So Far

Top 5 Underrated Players of the 2014-15 Season So Far

Premier League as we all know is the most watched league in the world and deservedly so for all the drama and excitement it provides coupled with unmatched competitiveness at both ends of the table and of course the plethora of quality on show - week in week out. In this era of social media and football blogs where each and every moment on the pitch and off it is scrutinized and written/talked about, there are a few aspects about …
Newcastle United v Southampton – Betting Preview

Newcastle United v Southampton – Betting Preview

Can Southampton Break Into The Top Four?

Can Southampton Break Into The Top Four?

Southampton fans must not know what to think. Remember two seasons ago when they were ready to riot over Nigel Adkins' sacking and subsequent replacement by Mauricio Pochettino? Pochettino stepped in and drove the club up the table much to the surprise and delight of the fans. Fast forward to the summer just past, panic was rife on the south coast as Pochettino had set off for fresh pastures in North London while the clubs' star players were being shipped …
Southampton V Stoke City - Betting Preview

Southampton V Stoke City - Betting Preview

Southampton move from strength to strength, after demolishing Sunderland last weekend they play Stoke, expecting to ratify their top four position. Southampton are really looking a top six side with a form line of Played 8: Won 5, Drawn 1, Lost 2 (away to Liverpool 2:1 and away at Tottenham 1:0) Scoring 19 and Conceding 5. Still undefeated at home with three wins and a draw they have now scored fourteen at home and conceded just the solitary goal. In …
Southampton vs Sunderland Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

Southampton vs Sunderland Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

Gus Poyet takes his Sunderland side to St. Mary’s on Saturday after finally kick starting the Black Cats’ campaign with their first win against Stoke just before the international break two weeks ago. The Uruguayan will be hoping to carry some of that momentum against high flying Southampton, who have looked very impressive this campaign; they’d won three games on the trot before narrowly losing to Tottenham before the break, and manager Ronald Koeman will be looking to get back …
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 …
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