Southampton FC

Mark Hughes’ experience will be enough to save Southampton from relegation according to Ryan Bertrand

Ryan Bertrand sees Mark Hughes’ Premier League experience as just what Southampton need to avoid relegation to the Championship.<p>Hughes arrived as …


“A new impulse” – Hughes, Hojbjerg hope to ride Saints momentum

It’s safe to say this is a season neither Mark Hughes nor Southampton had planned when it began this summer.<p>Saints are plodding along near the bottom …


Wigan Athletic 0 Southampton 2: Hojbjerg and Cedric give Hughes first win

Mark Hughes tasted victory in his first game as Southampton manager, overseeing his side's 2-0 win over Wigan in the FA Cup.<p>Mark Hughes' first win as Southampton manager ended the club's 15-year wait for an FA Cup semi-final appearance as they beat Wigan Athletic 2-0 at the DW Stadium.<p>The Premier …


Mark Hughes sets stall for survival bid with back-to-basics 4-4-2: Five things we learned from Wigan 0-2 Southampton

Mark Hughes set out his stall at Southampton with a classic dose of 4-4-2 in his opening match in charge of the club, a 2-0 FA Cup quarter-final win …


Highlights: Wigan 0-2 Southampton

Southampton reach the FA Cup semi-finals with victory over League One promotion contenders Wigan in Mark Hughes' first game in charge.<p><b>MATCH REPORT:</b> Wigan 0-2 Southampton<p><i>Available to UK users only.</i>


Southampton pride themselves on building for the long-term, but their model is under greater pressure than ever before

You get the impression that plenty have been hoping for Southampton finally to find themselves in this position, stuck in the relegation whirlpool and forced to make the kind of late-season decisions about sacking managers that they usually see less well-run clubs confront at this time of …


Mark Hughes tells Southampton stars to rise to survival challenge

Mark Hughes has begun his reign as Southampton manager by demanding his under-achieving players raise their standards to the level needed to escape …


The Fiver

Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!<p><b>BLUES’ BOTHERS</b><p>Antonio Conte has always struck The Fiver as one of those versatile, fire-and-ice fellows, who would be capable of beating a polygraph machine in any sense of the word “beat”. It’s not hard to picture him strapped into a lie detector …


Hughes faces tough run in Southampton bid for safety

Five of new manager's eight matches are away, including first up against team immediately above them<p>Mark Hughes faces a tough run-in as he bids to …


Premier League relegation battle: who will survive the drop?

Description Stoke City play Crystal Palace in a huge Premier League relegation battle in MayCredits Mike Hewitt/Getty ImagesAlt Text Premier League …


Southampton FC appoint Mark Hughes ahead of Premier League relegation run-in

The ex-Stoke City boss will attempt to guide the Saints to Premier League survival


UEFA Champions League: Who’s the favorite?

Keeping in mind that the draw means everything, who should be considered the front-runner to win the UEFA Champions League?<p>Most bookmakers have Pep …


Mark Hughes: Southampton close to deal with former Stoke manager

Former Stoke boss Mark Hughes is in talks with Southampton over becoming the Premier League club's next manager, with a deal expected to be completed on Wednesday.


Mark Hughes Appointed Southampton Manager for Rest of EPL Season

Southampton confirmed the hiring of Mark Hughes as manager on Wednesday, with the 54-year-old replacing the outgoing Mauricio Pellegrino, who was fired on Monday:<p>Hughes' remit will be to ensure Premier League survival for Saints. It will be no easy task since the club sits one place and a single …


How Southampton’s gamble on Mauricio Pellegrino backfired so badly as their first big mistake in the Premier League

The only surprise about the sacking of Mauricio Pellegrino at Southampton is that it took so long to happen.<p>For four months now they have been …


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Newcastle United FC

Joy, despair, fear... but no thermal camera at this year's Cheltenham Festival

So, here we go. The long wait is over. We are set for four of the best days in the sporting calendar. The Cheltenham Festival is so special because it brings the National Hunt season to a wonderful crescendo in one of sport’s great amphitheatres. It’s a week with the lot: excitement, despair, …

Horse Racing

Southampton part company with Pellegrino

Manager leaves St Mary's with team in 17th after one win in 17 Premier League matches<p>The Argentinian's final match in charge was the 3-0 defeat at …


What every player cost in Newcastle v Southampton 18 man matchday squads - What a comparison

Newcastle v Southampton was a total mismatch on Saturday.<p>The Magpies running out easy 3-0 winners against a feeble Saints side who struggled to land …


Mauricio Pellegrino sacked by Southampton after club lose patience

• Saints’ 3-0 defeat at Newcastle proves final straw • Pellegrino’s assistants also leave after one win in 17 league games<p>Southampton have sacked Mauricio Pellegrino after a miserable run of one win in 17 Premier League matches left them embroiled in a fight to avoid relegation with nine games …


Mauricio Pellegrino Sacked by Southampton, Saints Currently in 17th Place in EPL

Southampton parted ways with manager Mauricio Pellegrino on Monday, with the south-coast club sitting just a point above the relegation zone in the Premier League.<p>The news was announced on the club's official Twitter feed and came just two days on from a 3-0 defeat to Newcastle United in the …


“The attitude has to change” – Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg hits out at Southampton mentality

<b>Southampton midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg berated himself and his teammates after his side lost 3-0 to Newcastle United on Saturday.</b>The defeat …


Ultimate Adventure Competition Terms and Conditions

The Ultimate Adventure competition is an umbrella term for the following competitions:<p>i. “<b>Everton FC Ultimate Adventure Competition</b>”, for the chance …

West Ham United

Give us your Newcastle v Southampton player ratings after 3-0 win

We want all fans to give us your Newcastle v Southampton player ratings using our interactive system.<p>Please rate all 14 players used and from that …


Mauricio Pellegrino Apologises to Saints Fans For Lacklustre Display in 3-0 Defeat Against Newcastle

Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino apologised to Saints fans after his side's poor display during their 3-0 defeat away to Newcastle United on …


Which 11 players would you pick in Newcastle team v Southampton? Vote now

Which 11 players would you pick in the Newcastle team v Southampton on Saturday afternoon?<p>We have put together a list of the 22 players who could …

Newcastle United FC

Newcastle vs Southampton, Premier League preview: What time does it start, where can I watch it, odds and more

Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle United host Southampton on Saturday, with just one point separating these sides in the Premier League table.<p>Southampton …


Mauricio Pellegrino Unconcerned About Future as Southampton Boss Following Stoke Draw

Mauricio Pellegrino has insisted that he remains unconcerned about his future as Southampton manager after his side were held to a 0-0 draw with …


Southampton struggles continue after goalless draw with Stoke

Southampton failed to ease the pressure on manager Mauricio Pellegrino as their lengthy wait for a Premier League home win was prolonged by a …


Spurs 2-0 Huddersfield, Watford 1-0 West Brom and more: clockwatch – as it happened

Spurs strengthened their top four position, as Swansea thrashed West Ham and West Brom slumped to another defeat