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Daily Star - Tue Sep 12 4:15 PM
PHILIPPE COUTINHO was close to joining Southampton back in 2012, according to former chairman Nicola Cortese.
Daily Express - Tue Sep 12 4:15 PM
SOUTHAMPTON had agreed a deal to sign Philippe Coutinho from Inter in 2012, former chairman Nicola Cortese has revealed today.
Daily Mail - Tue Sep 12 2:10 PM
Southampton captain Steven Davis has warned his team they will face a highly motivated Crystal Palace side in the Premier League this weekend following the dismissal of their manager.
Sky Sports - Tue Sep 12 2:02 PM
SkySports Adrian Peterson dismissed suggestions of a heated exchange with New Orleans coach Sean Payton after his disappointing return to Minnesota on Monday. Peterson made his debut for the Saints against his long-time Vikings team and it was hardly the night and more »
The Sun - Tue Sep 12 12:18 PM
CRYSTAL PALACE face a crucial game against Southampton as they sit bottom of the league with no points from their opening four games. Frank De Boer was sacked after just five games – which is the shortest tenure of games in Premier League history as a manager. When is Crystal Palace vs Southampto...
Lancashire Telegraph - Tue Sep 12 11:45 AM
BURNLEY could be without record signing Chris Wood for the trip to Southampton in November due to a World Cup play-off.
Daily Star - Tue Sep 12 9:59 AM
VIRGIL VAN DIJK became one of Liverpool’s top transfer targets during the summer window after his outstanding defensive performances for Southampton.
Caught Offside - Tue Sep 12 8:26 AM
Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk had a return to action to forget for the U23s side in a 4-0 defeat to Aston Villa on Monday night. The Dutchman is well off the pace in terms of fitness after being held back by injury in recent months, while a widely speculated exit from the club failed … T...
Sky Sports - Tue Sep 12 8:11 AM
SkySports Sam Bradford started his second season with Minnesota in style, passing for 346 yards and three touchdowns to help the Vikings beat the New Orleans Saints 29-19 on Monday Night Football. Stefon Diggs too had a nice night, hauling in seven catches for and more »
Sky Sports - Mon Sep 11 11:44 PM
Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk played the full 90 minutes for the club's U23s as they lost 4-0 to Aston Villa at Walsall's Bescot Stadium.
Daily Mail - Mon Sep 11 10:54 PM
During the 4-0 defeat, the Dutchman - who missed the back-end of last season through injury - was unconvincing in the build-up to three of Villa's goals.
The Sun - Mon Sep 11 9:55 PM
VIRGIL VAN DIJK has suffered a disastrous return to Southampton duty as he played in the Under-23s side that was hammered 4-0 by Aston Villa. The wantaway Dutchman featured for all 90 minutes in a humiliating loss at the Bescot Stadium. Van Dijk failed to get his move to Liverpool through in the...
Mirror - Mon Sep 11 9:11 PM
Van Dijk has not played since January and looked to be lacking match sharpness in his return to action
The Sun - Mon Sep 11 9:07 PM
VIRGIL VAN DIJK suffered a nightmare return to Southampton duty as he played in the Under-23s side that was hammered 4-0 by Aston Villa. The wantaway defender featured for all 90 minutes in the humiliating defeat at the Bescot Stadium. Van Dijk failed to get his move to Liverpool through in the l...
Sky Sports - Mon Sep 11 4:57 PM
SkySports Brian Carney says it was a good week for Hull KR and Saints, but a bad week for Warrington and their coach Tony Smith. Good week. Newly promoted Hull KR. Following the heartbreak of their relegation in 2016, they vowed as a club - as most would - to and more »
Sky Sports - Mon Sep 11 3:39 PM
The world’s best players will be playing in the Premier League in coming years, according to Christian Purslow.
Daily Telegraph - Mon Sep 11 1:45 PM
Telegraph.co.uk These are exciting times at Vicarage Road. With a new manager, new players and a buoyant new spirit, Watford find themselves in fourth place in the Premier League after the first month of the season. As they took to the field at St Mary's on Saturday and more »
Daily Mail - Mon Sep 11 12:49 PM
Following the international break, a number of Premier League sides were ready to throw out debuts to players. Here is how they all rated from the deadline day arrivals to the academy stars
Daily Star - Mon Sep 11 10:48 AM
LIVERPOOL could cool their interest in Southampton star Virgil Van Dijk.
Sky Sports - Mon Sep 11 10:07 AM
SkySports Crystal Palace boss Frank de Boer admits he 'does not know' if he will be in charge for their next game, at home to Southampton live on Sky Sports Premier League on Saturday. The Dutchman is under pressure just four Premier League games into his reign and more »
Daily Telegraph - Mon Sep 11 8:37 AM
Telegraph.co.uk Luther Burrell has claimed that a brutal team meeting during which the Northampton Saints players were branded “soft” was the critical factor in his side's victory over Leicester Tigers in what proved to be a one-sided east Midlands derby. Burrell and more »
Guardian - Mon Sep 11 8:34 AM
Brighton provide perfect response, Everton are embarrassed, Liverpool have concerns beyond defence and Rafael Benítez sees progress from afar Eddie Howe has worked wonders in overseeing Bournemouth’s exhilarating rise but his present task looks rather less attractive. They have yet to win a point...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 7:30 AM
Liverpool will have to see off competition from Juventus to sign Southampton club captain Juventus in the January transfer window, according to reports in England. The Sunday Mirror is reporting that the Serie A champions want to sign the Netherlands international in January to improve their cent...
Sky Sports - Mon Sep 11 6:05 AM
Who were the best Premier League players from the weekend games? We take a look at the man-of-the-match performances in our hotlist.
Daily Mail - Sun Sep 10 10:31 PM
ADAM SHERGOLD AT ST MARY'S: In the 92nd minute at St Mary's, Cedric Soares took aim from 30 yards and planted a tame shot into the gloves of Heurelho Gomes.
Guardian - Sun Sep 10 8:27 PM
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Sky Sports - Sun Sep 10 5:56 PM
SkySports Watford boss Marco Silva said his players played like they enjoyed themselves as his side eased to a 2-0 win against a lacklustre Southampton at St Mary's. Superb strikes from Abdoulaye Doucoure and substitute Daryl Janmaat were enough to see off and more »
Mirror - Sun Sep 10 2:52 PM
The Manchester United boss realised the Serbian midfielder was a model professional after he harshly substituted him for Chelsea against Southampton in October 2015
Soccernet - Sun Sep 10 11:59 AM
Virgil van Dijk returned to team training with Southampton this week. Virgil van Dijk will play for Southampton's under-23 side on Monday as he continues to build up his match fitness. Van Dijk, 26, returned to team training this week, having trained by himself after handing in a transfer request...
Daily Mail - Sun Sep 10 11:19 AM
The Hornets are up to fourth after goals from Abdoulaye Doucoure and Janmaat sank Southampton 2-0 at St Mary's and preserving their unbeaten start to the season.
The Sun - Sun Sep 10 10:54 AM
JUVENTUS are reportedly now firmly in the race for Southampton’s wantaway star Virgil van Dijk. The Dutch defender remains desperate to leave the South Coast club despite their refusal to sell him. And the Daily Mirror claim that Serie A’s big boys are ready to try and help him secure an exit in...
Caught Offside - Sun Sep 10 9:38 AM
2017 Champions League finalists Juventus are considering making a move for Southampton want-away defender Virgil Van Dijk, who has been heavily linked with Liverpool during the whole of the summer. According to The Mirror, the Serie A champions are plotting to capture the signature of the Hollan...
Sky Sports - Sun Sep 10 9:37 AM
Mauricio Pellegrino has revealed Southampton captain Virgil van Dijk will play for the reserves on Monday as he continues to build up his match fitness.
Daily Star - Sun Sep 10 9:28 AM
JUVENTUS are ready to join the hunt for Southampton star Virgil van Dijk.
Goal.com - Sun Sep 10 6:03 AM
Abdoulaye Doucoure and Daryl Janmaat scored either side of half-time to give Watford a well-earned win over Southampton.
Soccernet - Sun Sep 10 5:26 AM
Southampton reportedly don't want to sell Virgil van Dijk to a Premier League competitor. The Mirror reports that a move by Juventus for Virgil van Dijk could be on the cards for January, with Southampton resisting any temptation to sell the Dutch star this summer. For more on Van Dijk to Juventu...
Daily Telegraph - Sun Sep 10 5:13 AM
Telegraph.co.uk Two excellent strikes from distance, one either side of half-time, gave Watford a deserved victory as Marco Silva continued his impressive start with the Hornets. First Abdoulaye Doucoure, then Daryl Janmaat both capitalised on unconvincing Southampton and more »
Irish Independent - Sun Sep 10 2:30 AM
Mauricio Pellegrino has vowed to get to the root of Southampton's struggles in front of goal. Saints did not manage a single effort on target until stoppage time yesterday. It meant the shot-shy hosts drew a blank for the third time in their four Premier League matches so far this season.
Sky Sports - Sun Sep 10 12:12 AM
Daryl Janmaat and Abdoulaye Doucoure scored with long-range strikes as Watford comfortably beat Southampton 2-0 at St Mary's.
The Sun - Sat Sep 9 11:55 PM
LONG-RANGE EFFORTS by Abdoulaye Doucoure and Daryl Janmaat downed the sorry Saints. Neither goalkeeper had many shots on target worth the name to deal with what was a very poor game for long periods. But Doucoure and Janmaat made theirs count to maintain Watford’s unbeaten start to the Premier Le...
Mirror - Sat Sep 9 10:30 PM
The Dutch international was desperate to leave Saints this summer but the club stood firm
The Sun - Sat Sep 9 7:24 PM
VIRGIL VAN DIJK will make his comeback from injury tomorrow MON in a game for Southampton’s reserves. The defender has not played since damaging a ligament in his foot during the Saints’ 3-0 victory over Leicester on January 22. Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino admitted he did not know how...
Sky Sports - Sat Sep 9 7:15 PM
We've picked out some standout Opta stats from Saturday's Premier League football - which you can use to impress your mates!
Sky Sports - Sat Sep 9 6:57 PM
Maurcio Pellegrino insisted his Southampton players must learn from their 2-0 defeat to Watford at St Mary's on Saturday.
Irish Independent - Sat Sep 9 6:16 PM
Mauricio Pellegrino has vowed to get to the root of Southampton's struggles in front of goal.
BBC - Sat Sep 9 6:00 PM
Watford boss Marco Silva says he is "really happy" with the Hornets unbeaten start to the season following his side's 2-0 away win against Southampton.
BBC - Sat Sep 9 6:00 PM
Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino admits Watford were the better team after his side lost 2-0 at home to the Hornets.
Irish Independent - Sat Sep 9 5:47 PM
Long-range strikes from Abdoulaye Doucoure and Daryl Janmaat ended Southampton's unbeaten start and lifted Watford into the top four.
Irish Independent - Sat Sep 9 5:33 PM
Long-range strikes from Abdoulaye Doucoure and Daryl Janmaat ended Southampton's unbeaten start and lifted Watford into the top four.
Irish Independent - Sat Sep 9 5:33 PM
Long-range strikes from Abdoulaye Doucoure and Daryl Janmaat ended Southampton's unbeaten start and lifted Watford into the top four.
Sky Sports - Sat Sep 9 5:24 PM
Watford ground out an industrial 2-0 win away at Southampton thanks to superb strikes from Abdoulaye Doucoure and substitute Daryl Janmaat to maintain coach Marco Silva's unbeaten start to the season.
Guardian - Sat Sep 9 5:22 PM
Long-range strikes from Abdoulaye Doucouré and Daryl Janmaat ended Southampton’s unbeaten start to the season and lifted Watford into the top four. The goals secured a 2-0 victory for the upwardly mobile Hornets in a game where Saints’ struggles in front of goal continued. Doucouré pounced shortl...
Independent - Sat Sep 9 5:18 PM
Southampton 0 Watford 2: Long-range strikes from Abdoulaye Doucoure and Daryl Janmaat see Marco Silva's side continue their strong start
Daily Mail - Sat Sep 9 5:04 PM
ADAM SHERGOLD AT ST MARY'S: Watford took all three points against a goal-shy Southampton as the Hornets scored two impressive goals to move fourth into fourth in the Premier League table.
Soccernet - Sat Sep 9 5:03 PM
Long-range efforts from Abdoulaye Doucoure and Daryl Janmaat guide Watford past Southampton.
The Sun - Sat Sep 9 4:53 PM
LONG-RANGE EFFORTS by Abdoulaye Doucoure and Daryl Janmaat downed the sorry Saints. Neither goalkeeper had many shots on target worth the name to deal with what was a very poor game for long periods. But Doucoure and Janmaat made theirs count to maintain Watford’s unbeaten start to the Premier Le...
Daily Express - Sat Sep 9 4:51 PM
WATFORD continued their fine form this season with a convincing win over Southampton at St. Mary's.
Soccernet - Sat Sep 9 4:47 PM
English Premier League: Daryl Janmaat (66') Southampton 0-2 Watford
Soccernet - Sat Sep 9 4:06 PM
English Premier League: Abdoulaye Doucoure (38') Southampton 0-1 Watford
BBC - Sat Sep 9 2:55 PM
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Southampton and Watford.
Daily Star - Sat Sep 9 1:50 PM
SOUTHAMPTON host Watford in the Premier League this afternoon and Starsport brings you complete coverage of the match.
Mirror - Sat Sep 9 1:03 PM
Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk has rejoined first-team training
Daily Telegraph - Sat Sep 9 10:34 AM
Telegraph.co.uk Round two of the Aviva Premiership and an East Midlands derby as Northampton host bitter rivals Leicester at Franklin's Gardens. When is it? This Saturday, September 9. What time is kick-off? It's the late game, so a 4.30pm start. What TV channel is it on? and more »
Daily Telegraph - Sat Sep 9 2:43 AM
Telegraph.co.uk Pressure manifests itself in many ways. For Jim Mallinder, the Northampton Saints director of rugby, one of the consequences of his side's humiliating defeat by Saracens last weekend was not being able to go out for dinner in the town. “The problem for and more »
Daily Express - Sat Sep 9 12:46 AM
MAURICIO PELLEGRINO says Southampton can benefit from having so many players fighting for a place in England’s World Cup squad.
Guardian - Fri Sep 8 5:13 PM
Not for the first time, Southampton will have been glad to see the transfer window close. Virgil van Dijk is still at the club but this match will come too soon for him. The centre-back Wesley Hoedt could make his first appearance for Saints. The end of the window was less happy for Watford and f...
Sky Sports - Fri Sep 8 1:36 PM
SkySports Wakefield are poised to land the knockout blow to St Helens' Super League title bid, says Trinity's head of rugby John Kear. Saints are teetering on the brink after losing their last three matches of the Super 8s and need a victory at Beaumont Legal and more »
Daily Mail - Fri Sep 8 1:03 PM
Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino warned his team they cannot afford to switch off against Watford if they are to maintain a positive start to the Premier League season.
Sky Sports - Fri Sep 8 12:40 PM
Mauricio Pellegrino has described Watford as 'an intelligent team' and has warned his own Southampton players to remain focused at all times when the two teams meet this weekend.
Sky Sports - Fri Sep 8 12:40 PM
Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk is short of match fitness but new signing Wesley Hoedt could make his debut when Watford visit St Mary's on Saturday.
Irish Independent - Fri Sep 8 12:21 PM
Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino warned his team they cannot afford to switch off against Watford if they are to maintain a positive start to the Premier League season.
Daily Mail - Fri Sep 8 10:23 AM
Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Premier League clash between Southampton and Watford on Saturday at St Mary's.
Independent - Fri Sep 8 10:18 AM
A look ahead to the Premier League fixture at St Mary's
Sky Sports - Fri Sep 8 9:45 AM
Mark Schwarzer has warned the summer transfer window will be "even more chaotic" after Premier League clubs voted to bring forward the deadline.
Daily Mail - Fri Sep 8 9:43 AM
Ahead of this weekend's matches in the Premier League, Sportsmail brings you the latest squad news, odds and stats on every top flight fixture as it breaks.
The Sun - Fri Sep 8 9:09 AM
MAURICIO PELLEGRINO may claim “everything is normal now” but Virgil van Dijk still has his work cut out to convince he is committed to the Southampton cause. When quizzed on the pair’s relationship ahead of Saturday’s clash at home to Watford, Pellegrino insisted there was no problem between the...
Goal.com - Fri Sep 8 8:01 AM
Genting have a huge new customer offer lined up for the return of the Premier League allowing punters to take 7/1 on a well-fancied treble
Goal.com - Fri Sep 8 7:42 AM
The centre-back is back training with the main squad but manager Mauricio Pellegrino remains cautious over his return to action
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 6:45 AM
Liverpool are hopeful of concluding a deal to sign defender Virgil van Dijk from Southampton in the January transfer window, according to journalist Andy Kelly. The Reds were heavily linked with a move to sign the Netherlands international in the summer transfer window but a move for the 26-year-...
Virgil is coming from a long period of time without playing a game. This is my concern right now, said Pellegrino.
Sky Sports - 9:37 AM
They were better in the first half especially with long balls and second balls, said Pellegrino.
Sky Sports - 6:57 PM
The World Cup is a big target for the majority of my players. They are fighting to be there, said Pellegrino. We have a lot of good British players.
Daily Express - 12:46 AM