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Guardian - 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...
Guardian - 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...
Guardian - 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...
Guardian - 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...
Guardian - Sat Apr 14 5:32 PM
• Leicester 21-27 Northampton • Stephen Myler kicks 12 points in Saints victory Northampton’s coaching consultant Alan Gaffney wondered before the match whether some of his players had switched off early: as early as last October, it could be argued given their wretched form since then, but the s...
Guardian - Sat Apr 14 3:02 PM
Olivier Giroud 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...
Guardian - 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...
Guardian - 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...
Guardian - 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...
Guardian - Tue Apr 10 1:37 PM
• ‘It is a big achievement to sign for a big club like Arsenal’ • 18-year-old forward made full league debut against Southampton The highly rated 18-year-old Reiss Nelson is hopeful he will sign a new contract at Arsenal in the coming weeks, having made his full Premier League debut in Sunday’s 3...
Guardian - Mon Apr 9 10:40 PM
The world’s most expensive defender says his new club are the ‘perfect fit’ since joining from Southampton The world’s most expensive defender happens to be one of the calmest but it is not merely Virgil van Dijk’s unflappable nature that explains his confidence in Liverpool’s mission at Manchest...
Guardian - Mon Apr 9 12:19 PM
Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck is unconcerned by criticism after two goals – and one glaring miss – against Southampton Danny Welbeck has learnt to deflect criticism and is no longer overly influenced by those who wonder whether he really belongs at the highest level of club and international football....