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EPL Talk - Fri Jul 13 1:45 PM
London (AFP) – Danish central defender Jannik Vestergaard on Friday signed for Southampton where he will try and meet the huge challenge of filling the boots of Virgil van Dijk in the heart of defence. The
EPL Talk - Fri Jun 29 12:40 PM
London (AFP) – Southampton signed Norway forward Mohamed Elyounoussi from Swiss club Basel in a deal worth a reported £16 million ($21 million) on Friday. Morocco-born Elyounoussi agreed a five-year contract with the Premier League
EPL Talk - Tue Jun 26 7:56 PM
London (AFP) – Southampton have signed Stuart Armstrong from Scottish champions Celtic on a four-year deal, the English Premier League club announced on Tuesday. No fee was disclosed by the Saints but British media reported
EPL Talk - Sat Jun 23 2:47 PM
Yekaterinburg (Russia) (AFP) – Southampton and Japan defender Maya Yoshida reserved special praise Saturday for the country’s fans after they were pictured clearing up their rubbish at the World Cup. Following Tuesday’s shock 2-1 victory
EPL Talk - Sat May 26 10:30 AM
London (AFP) – Mark Hughes, described as the ‘perfect fit’ by Southampton chairman Ralph Krueger earlier this month, said he was thrilled to have signed a three-year contract with the club after preserving their Premier League status. The 54-year-old former Manchester United and Barcelona striker...
EPL Talk - Tue May 15 5:50 PM
London (AFP) – Southampton chairman Ralph Krueger believes Mark Hughes is the “perfect” fit at the Premier League club, with negotiations well under way to extend the manager’s stay beyond the summer. Hughes was brought in to stave off relegation in March after floundering Mauricio Pellegrino was...
EPL Talk - Mon May 14 1:26 PM
London (AFP) – Mark Hughes wants to stay on as Southampton manager after masterminding Premier League survival and expects a swift decision from the club. Hughes arrived at St Mary’s in March on a short-term contract and took eight points from as many games to help Saints avoid relegation on the...
EPL Talk - Sun May 13 6:28 PM
Southampton (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City became the first Premier League side to reach 100 points as the champions capped their memorable season in style thanks to a 1-0 win at Southampton on Sunday. Pep Guardiola’s side have been focused on rewriting the record books since clinching...
EPL Talk - Sun May 13 6:10 PM
Southampton (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola saluted his “incredible” Manchester City as the champions became the first Premier League side to reach 100 points thanks to a 1-0 win at Southampton on Sunday. Guardiola’s team have been focused on rewriting the record books since clinching the...
EPL Talk - Wed May 9 11:31 AM
London (AFP) – Mark Hughes refuses to accept Southampton are safe yet despite almost guaranteeing their Premier League future by winning at relegation rivals Swansea. Manolo Gabbiadini’s 72nd-minute winner — four minutes after the Italian striker had come on as a substitute — pushed Swansea towar...
EPL Talk - Tue May 8 11:20 PM
London (AFP) – West Brom were relegated from the Premier League on Tuesday after Southampton took a huge step towards keeping their place in the English top flight by beating fellow strugglers Swansea. Darren Moore’s West Brom needed a draw between the Saints and Swans in south Wales to take thei...
EPL Talk - Tue May 8 3:00 AM
If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Swansea vs. Southampton on US TV in the Premier League, you’ve come to the right place. Tuesday’s match between Swansea and Southampton is the closest thing to a relegation steel cage match. A win for either side will put them in an excellent opportu...
EPL Talk - Fri May 4 4:25 PM
London (AFP) – Southampton manager Mark Hughes has insisted there is no danger of complacency setting in as the club continue their battle against relegation from the Premier League away to Everton on Saturday. Victory over south coast rivals Bournemouth last weekend left the Saints just one poin...
EPL Talk - Sat Apr 28 5:15 PM
London (AFP) – West Bromwich Albion kept alive their slender hopes of avoiding Premier League relegation with a 1-0 win against Newcastle, while Southampton beat Bournemouth 2-1 to breathe new life into their fight for survival on Saturday. Albion would have been relegated to the Championship if...
EPL Talk - Sun Apr 22 6:54 PM
London (AFP) – Chelsea booked an FA Cup final showdown with Manchester United as Olivier Giroud tormented Southampton again with a sublime strike in Sunday’s 2-0 win at Wembley. Giroud has made a habit of scoring against Southampton and the France forward was their nemesis in a one-sided semi-fin...
EPL Talk - Sun Apr 22 6:14 PM
London (AFP) – Chelsea booked an FA Cup final showdown with Manchester United as Olivier Giroud tormented Southampton again with a sublime strike in Sunday’s 2-0 win at Wembley. Giroud has made a habit of scoring against Southampton and the France forward was their nemesis in a one-sided semi-fin...
EPL Talk - 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...
EPL Talk - 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...
EPL Talk - 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...
EPL Talk - 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...
EPL Talk - Sat Apr 14 7:30 PM
London (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Mohamed Salah took his tally for a remarkable debut season at Liverpool to 40 goals as Jurgen Klopp’s men suffered no after effects from their efforts in reaching the Champions League semi-finals in midweek with a routine 3-0 win over Bournemouth. Victory edges Liv...
EPL Talk - Sat Apr 14 5:10 PM
London (United Kingdom) (AFP) – An eight-minute Chelsea turnaround from 2-0 down to win 3-2 at Southampton to keep their slim hopes of Champions League football next season was equally warmly welcomed by the Saints’ rivals to avoid relegation on Saturday. Huddersfield and Crystal Palace took full...
EPL Talk - Sat Apr 14 3:35 PM
Southampton (United States) (AFP) – Olivier Giroud hopes to have kickstarted his Chelsea career after coming off the bench to inspire an eight-minute turnaround from 2-0 down to win 3-2 at Southampton on Saturday with his first Premier League goals for the club. The French international striker h...
EPL Talk - Sat Apr 14 3:23 PM
Southampton (United States) (AFP) – Chelsea’s kept their slim hopes of playing Champions League football next season alive as Olivier Giroud came off the bench to inspire an eight-minute turnaround from 2-0 down to win 3-2 at Southampton on Saturday. Defeat is another body blow to Saints’ chances...
EPL Talk - Sat Apr 14 3:00 AM
If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Southampton vs. Chelsea on US TV in the Premier League, you’ve come to the right place. Both Southampton and Chelsea are fighting for different things on Saturday. Southampton are scrambling to stay up in the Premier League, while Chelsea are trying...
EPL Talk - Tue Apr 10 6:40 PM
London (AFP) – Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny had his red card against Southampton overturned by the Football Association on Tuesday. Elneny was dismissed in the closing moments of Arsenal’s 3-2 win at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday after the Egyptian pushed Southampton defender Cedric Soares....
EPL Talk - Sun Apr 8 6:20 PM
London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger hailed Danny Welbeck’s return to form as his double inspired Arsenal to a bad-tempered 3-2 victory over Southampton on Sunday that saw both sides reduced to 10 men. England World Cup hopeful Welbeck also made Arsenal’s other goal for Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang as the G...
EPL Talk - Sun Apr 8 3:00 AM
If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Arsenal vs. Southampton on US TV in the Premier League, you’ve come to the right place. After Arsenal’s impressive win on Thursday against CSKA Moscow, and Southampton facing the prospect of relegation, expect this match to be a fiery affair at Emira...
EPL Talk - Wed Apr 4 5:09 AM
London (AFP) – Mark Hughes revealed that he apologised to his daughter after he abandoned plans to watch her play hockey for Wales at the Commonwealth Games when Premier League club Southampton came calling. Xenna Hughes is in the Wales hockey squad for the Games, which open later Wednesday on Au...
EPL Talk - Fri Mar 30 2:20 PM
London (AFP) – Mark Hughes hopes the memory of a successfulbattle to avoid relegation with Southampton in his playing days will help him beat the drop again as manager of the south coast club. In 1999 Southampton looked destined to bow out of English football’s top flight, having spent most of th...