- Fri Apr 20 6:12 PM
London (AFP) – Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud
is aiming to extend his love affair with the FA Cup as Antonio Conte’s men prepare to face Southampton in Sunday’s semi-final. Giroud lifted the trophy with Arsenal in 2014, 2015 and 2017 before his Stamford Bridge switch earlier this season and is hu...
- Fri Apr 20 10:58 AM
On Sunday Chelsea take on Southampton at Wembley in the FA Cup semi-final as we look to try and finish what has been a nightmare season on the right note. Chelsea head into the game as odds-on favourites for the game but as we have all seen this season, you would be better spending your money on...
- Fri Apr 20 8:04 AM
Chelsea vs Southampton injury update & predicted line-ups - two goal hero set for start in 3-4-3 - originally posted on Sportslens.com Chelsea and Southampton will clash for the second time in eight days in Sunday’s FA Cup semi-final and the Blues will hope to avoid last week’s fun and games. Goa...
- Thu Apr 19 4:36 PM
With a little help from Stefon Diggs and Case Keenum. Remember when the Vikings were down 23-24 to the Saints with 10 seconds left in the NFC Divisional Round, and Case Keenum and Stefon Diggs connected on one of the greatest plays in NFL history ? Good, because Diggs ’ cleats from that moment —...
- Thu Apr 19 2:00 PM
The versatile Ohio State defender is a fit in New Orleans in the SB Nation NFL writers’ mock draft. Most mock drafts have had the New Orleans Saints taking a tight end. However, there’s been no consensus on which one. Many have gone with South Dakota State’s Dallas Goedert. Penn State’s Mike Gesi...
- Thu Apr 19 11:45 AM
London (AFP) – Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso has been banned for three matches for his challenge on Southampton’s Shane Long
, the Football Association announced on Thursday. The left wing-back appeared to stand on the back of Long’s leg during their Premier League game on Saturday and the incide...
- Wed Apr 18 3:11 PM
U18 Premier League Southampton 0 Arsenal 1 (M. Smith 61 (pen)) An Arsenal U18 team deprived of many of their standout players managed to secure an impressive 1-0 victory away to Southampton in a rearranged league fixture today, with Matt Smith scoring a penalty. None of the players who started th...
- Tue Apr 17 10:26 AM
Zhuhai (China) (AFP) – China’s Lander Sports, whose boss bought a stake in English club Southampton last year, believes Beijing’s curbs on overseas sporting acquisitions are temporary and that “huge” outbound investments will resume, an executive said Tuesday. The listed Chinese builder of stadiu...
- Mon Apr 16 7:37 PM
During Saturday’s early kickoff against Southampton, Chelsea were two goals down with less than a quarter of the game remaining. A lackluster first 45 minutes was a perfect reflection of their general dip in performance. The Blues were second best for large parts of the game. However, a moment of...
- Mon Apr 16 11:06 AM
Chelsea came back from two goals down to win for the first time in fifteen years on Saturday lunchtime against Southampton with Olivier Giroud
the obvious hero. For me, the front three that started the game turned out to be our biggest problem. Have a watch of today's Video below on my You Tube C...
|Clearly, Leicester are still dealing with the tragic loss of their owner. I'd imagine there's still a lot of emotion around every game they play,
said Southampton manager Mark Hughes. We will have to deal with that in our own way, along with being respectful to them as well.
There's always questions, there's always noise,
Hughes said. There's always an opportunity for people to question your position or your work.
Danny unfortunately overstretched in the warm-up and we weren't sure whether he was going to start the game but he wanted to,
said Hughes. It might be just an over-extension of the knee and it might just be a few (muscle) fibres behind the knee.
It needs to come in. I was surprised they didn't introduce it at the beginning of this year [season], I think a lot of people in the game were,
Hughes said of VAR.