- Mon Apr 16 8:19 AM
José Mourinho needs to make drastic changes, Rafael
Benítez is getting best out of his players and Jordan Ayew is on a mission Having so meekly allowed Manchester City to claim the Premier League title, a process of rebuilding Manchester United into future champions starts now. The non-inclusion...
- Mon Apr 16 12:11 AM
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- Sun Apr 15 10:38 PM
• Hughes bemoans failure to hold on for win against Chelsea • Saints five points from safety with five games left Mark Hughes has not had much time to get to know his players at Southampton and he does not have much left either if he is to effect a transformation that will escape relegation. Chel...
- Sun Apr 15 4:43 PM
• Louise Quinn’s injury-time header seals 2-1 victory • 14-time winners will play Chelsea or Manchester City in final Louise Quinn’s injury-time header helped Arsenal edge past Everton and reach the Women’s FA Cup final after a dramatic semi-final at Rossett Park. The 14-time winners started the...
- Sun Apr 15 9:05 AM
West Ham have responded well after last month’s chaotic defeat against Burnley at the London Stadium, thrashing Southampton and drawing at Chelsea to move three points above the bottom three. They are not out of the woods yet, though. One more win might be enough, but Stoke are also desperate for...
- Sat Apr 14 6:30 PM
Southampton’s manager said Mike Dean’s failure to even give a foul for a tackle on Shane Long
is why there will be no English referees at the World Cup finals Mark Hughes criticised Mike Dean and his fellow officials following Southampton’s morale-crushing defeat to Chelsea after they failed to s...
- Sat Apr 14 5:42 PM
The Southampton manager, Mark Hughes, said his side played 'really well' against Chelsea, despite losing 3-2 having been 2-0 up. The Welshman bemoaned the 'eight to 10-minute period' in which Olivier Giroud scored twice, once either side of Eden Hazard's 12th goal of the season, as Chelsea turned...
- Sat Apr 14 3:02 PM
came off the bench to score twice as Chelsea stormed back from two goals down to send Southampton one step closer to relegation. A first-half strike from Dusan Tadic was added to by Jan Bednarek on his first start for the Saints, as Mark Hughes looked like claiming a vital first wi...
- Sat Apr 14 11:47 AM
Premier League updates from the game at St Mary’s The Fiver: sign up now for our daily football email And feel free to email Rob with your thoughts 11.35am BST Southampton (3-4-2-1) McCarthy; Bednarek, Yoshida, Hoedt; Cedric, Romeu, Hojbjerg, Bertrand; Ward-Prowse, Tadic; Long. Substitutes: Forst...
- Fri Apr 13 11:16 PM
• Mistakes are down to me, my players and the club, coach says • Ailing champions go to Southampton 10 points off top four Antonio Conte admitted he has made mistakes this season but should Chelsea fail to catch the top four, the responsibility for an error-strewn campaign would also involve his...
- Fri Apr 13 3:57 PM
In the corresponding fixture last season, Diego Costa sealed a hard-fought win that showed Chelsea’s title credentials to end Southampton’s long unbeaten run at home. That was only 18 months ago. Both teams have unravelled this season and head into a league and cup double-header wondering where a...
- Thu Apr 12 12:57 PM
From the 1960 final to the miracle of Istanbul, Europe’s top club competition has provided many moments to rival the drama of Real Madrid’s win against Juventus The almost shocking conclusion to what had been a notable Juventus recovery against Real Madrid at the Bernabéu has not only divided opi...
- Wed Apr 11 5:08 PM
• £35m deadline-day signing has started five league games • Identity of new Chelsea coach may affect midfielder’s thinking Danny Drinkwater is growing frustrated at his bit-part role at Chelsea and will consider his future at the end of the season after finding opportunities increasingly limited...