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Plan B works for Ronald Koeman

Daily Echo:

6:00am Monday 22nd December 2014

Ronald Koeman said recent results made it easier for him to change formation for the game against Everton.

Koeman hails Saints spirit as losing run comes to an emphatic end

Daily Echo:

6:00am Monday 22nd December 2014

Ronald Koeman hailed the “unbelievable spirit” of his side as they halted a five-match losing streak with an impressive 3-0 win over Everton at St Mary’s.

Harrison Reed impresses the boss

Daily Echo:

6:00am Monday 22nd December 2014

Harrison Reed has made an impressive start to life in the Saints side.

Koeman hails vital Saints win

Daily Echo:

5:50pm Saturday 20th December 2014

Ronald Koeman hopes that Saints’ 3-0 victory over Everton could prove to be the most important of the season so far.

Fonte banned for Palace

Daily Echo: Jose Fonte

5:20pm Saturday 20th December 2014

Jose Fonte will be suspended for the Boxing Day clash against Crystal Palace after collecting his fifth booking of the season.

Saints must bounce back to avoid worst run since 1957

Daily Echo:

6:00am Saturday 20th December 2014

Saints will today attempt to avoid slipping to a sixth consecutive defeat for the first time since 1957.

J-Rod injury delay

Daily Echo: Jay Rodriguez has scored 21 league goals in two seasons for Southampton. Picture: Action Images

11:55pm Thursday 18th December 2014

Jay Rodriguez will not be fit enough to return to the Saints team until at least February.

Koeman calls in young guns to bolster stricken squad

Daily Echo:

7:00am Friday 19th December 2014

Ronald Koeman could be forced to hand several youngsters their Saints debuts against Everton this weekend as he finds himself in the grip of a fresh selection crisis.

Koeman laughs off Sneijder link

Daily Echo: Wesley Sneijder celebrates scoring against Uruguay in the semi-final

3:28pm Thursday 18th December 2014

Saints will not be signing Wesley Sneijder in January.

Koeman facing selection crisis

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3:22pm Thursday 18th December 2014

Ronald Koeman is facing a fresh selection crisis ahead of Saturday’s game against Everton.

Koeman admits Saints deserved Cup defeat

Daily Echo:

11:09pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

Ronald Koeman admitted League One Sheffield United deserved their win over Saints as his side lost their fifth game in a row to crash out at the quarter-final stage of the Capital One Cup.

Koeman says handshake snub down to lack of respect from Sheffield United

Daily Echo:

10:28pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

Ronald Koeman accused the Sheffield United bench of a lack of respect and said that was the reason why he refused to shake hands with Nigel Clough.

Lure of Wembley final is strong for Koeman

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

6:00am Tuesday 16th December 2014

Ronald Koeman has reminded his players that they have a “great opportunity” to take a big step towards a major Wembley final when they face Sheffield United this evening.

Saints won't change style despite Pelle and Davis blows

Daily Echo: Graziano Pelle

5:41pm Monday 15th December 2014

Ronald Koeman insists Saints won’t change their style of play despite being without Graziano Pelle for Tuesday’s League Cup quarter-final.

'Same old story' frustrates Ronald Koeman

Daily Echo:

6:00am Monday 15th December 2014

FRUSTRATED Ronald Koeman was left ruing the same old story as Saints fell to a fourth successive Premier League defeat.

Ward-Prowse: Blades trip is 'massive' as Saints bid to end losing run

Daily Echo:

5:00am Monday 15th December 2014

James Ward-Prowse is looking forward to arguably the biggest game of his career after three months on the sidelines.

Koeman surprised at Pelle caution that rules him out of League Cup quarter final

Daily Echo:

1:39pm Sunday 14th December 2014

Ronald Koeman was annoyed with Mark Clattenburg’s decision to hand Graziano Pelle a booking that rules him out of Tuesday night’s Capital One Cup quarter-final.

Koeman bemoans same old story as Saints lose again

Daily Echo:

5:50pm Saturday 13th December 2014

For Ronald Koeman it was a case of the same old story as Saints fell to a fourth successive defeat.

Pelle banned for quarter-final

Daily Echo:

5:32pm Saturday 13th December 2014

Graziano Pelle will be suspended for Tuesday’s Capital One Cup quarter-final against Sheffield United.

Ron praises Saints’ latest homegrown talent

Daily Echo:

7:00am Saturday 13th December 2014

Ronald Koeman believes that fielding Jake Hesketh against Manchester United is proof that Saints will continue to give youth a chance.

Defeats won't dent Clyne's confidence in Saints

Daily Echo: Nathaniel Clyne

10:00am Saturday 13th December 2014

Nathaniel Clyne insists Saints still believe they can achieve something special this season despite suffering three defeats on the spin.

Koeman: Saints must learn from defeats to league's big guns

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

6:00am Saturday 13th December 2014

Ronald Koeman says Saints must use their last three defeats to make the next step forward as a club.

Europa League is still the aim for Ron

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

8:00am Friday 12th December 2014

Ronald Koeman believes Saints can still realistically target qualification for the Europa League.

Koeman wants new faces in January - but insists no stars will be sold

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman.JPG

7:00am Friday 12th December 2014

Ronald Koeman is hoping to make up to two signings in the January transfer window as he looks to boost his squad for the second half of the season.

Injury boost for Saints

Daily Echo: James Ward-Prowse celebrates with the Saints fans after the late winner

2:55pm Thursday 11th December 2014

James Ward-Prowse is set to be back on the bench for Saints after two and a half months out injured.

Tyro test for Saints

Daily Echo: Tesco workers have thanked Danny Ings for his act of kindness

7:00am Thursday 11th December 2014

Saints’ attempt to end their four-match winless streak will be under threat from a strike duo who both started their footballing lives in the Tyro League.

Saints youngsters secure FA Youth Cup win

Daily Echo:

8:54pm Tuesday 9th December 2014

Being a young Saints player these days is an exciting yet daunting prospect.

Devil's in the detail for Koeman

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9:00am Tuesday 9th December 2014

Ronald Koeman gave his side a simple message after defeat to Manchester United as he insisted “details make the difference.”

Saints fall to United defeat

Daily Echo:

10:42pm Monday 8th December 2014

Saints fell to a third straight defeat as two errors were punished by Robin van Persie as Manchester United secure a 2-1 victory at St Mary's.

Saints young guns get FA Cup campaign started

Daily Echo: Sam Gallagher

7:00am Tuesday 9th December 2014

Saints get their FA Youth Cup campaign under way tonight as they welcome West Ham to St Mary’s.

Saints draw Ipswich in FA Cup

Daily Echo: Point taken: David McGoldrick scored Ipswich's equaliser at the Reebok Stadium

7:21pm Monday 8th December 2014

Saints have been drawn at home to Ipswich in the third round of the FA Cup.

Ronald Koeman hails Victor Wanyama's improvement

Daily Echo:

6:00am Monday 8th December 2014

Ronald Koeman has hailed the improvement of Victor Wanyama and admits the midfield enforcer is even more vital to Saints during their current injury crisis.

Saints didn't party after winning run, and won't cry if they lose again

Daily Echo:

10:30pm Saturday 6th December 2014

Saints weren’t partying after ten games, and won’t cry if Monday’s match against Manchester United makes it four without a win.

Koeman will wait and see before spending in January

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

10:30pm Saturday 6th December 2014

Ronald Koeman is prepared to wait another two or three weeks before deciding with Saints officials whether to strengthen his squad in the January transfer window.

Don't blame Pelle for goal drought - Koeman

Daily Echo:

7:00am Sunday 7th December 2014

Ronald Koeman has defended Graziano Pelle insisting the whole Saints team must shoulder the burden for scoring goals.

Saints open talks on new Clyne deal

Daily Echo: clyne.jpg

6:00am Saturday 6th December 2014

Ronald Koeman has confirmed that Saints have opened contract talks with Nathaniel Clyne and insisted he is not worried about reports that several clubs are lining up a bid for the right back.

Koeman won't take the bait over van Gaal 'feud' rumours

Daily Echo:

7:00am Saturday 6th December 2014

The bait was dangling, but Ronald Koeman wasn’t biting.

Cork ruled out for at least six weeks

Daily Echo: Errors: Southampton's Jack Cork (left) scores beyond Sunderland's Vito Mannone who was unable to stop this and seven more

4:10pm Friday 5th December 2014

Jack Cork will be sidelined for at least six weeks after damaging ankle ligaments.

Koeman: now bring on Man Utd!

Daily Echo:

6:00am Friday 5th December 2014

Ronald Koeman has insisted Saints WILL field a team capable of beating in-form Manchester United next Monday – despite their injury crisis.

Koeman proud of his 'unlucky' Saints side

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6:00am Thursday 4th December 2014

Ronald Koeman said he was proud of his “unlucky” Saints as they went down 1-0 at Arsenal.

Saints facing injury crisis

Daily Echo:

11:05pm Wednesday 3rd December 2014

Saints are facing an untimely injury crisis following tonight's 1-0 defeat at the hands of Arsenal.

Koeman seeking Saints board talks

Daily Echo: RIVAL: Ronald Koeman

5:00am Wednesday 3rd December 2014

Ronald Koeman will seek talks with the Saints board about strengthening his squad in the January transfer window.

COMMENT: Saints board facing transfer dilemma

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman.JPG

9:40am Wednesday 3rd December 2014

Saints face some tough decisions when they sit down and start to talk about the January transfer window.

Nothing has changed for Koeman

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

9:59am Tuesday 2nd December 2014

Ronald Koeman insists he hasn’t changed how he views his team or what they can achieve this season despite the 3-0 defeat to Manchester City.

Saints face anxious wait over Schneiderlin injury news

Daily Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 2nd December 2014

Saints are anxiously waiting to discover the severity of Morgan Schneiderlin’s injury.

Schneiderlin a doubt to face Arsenal

Daily Echo:

4:42pm Sunday 30th November 2014

Morgan Schneiderlin is a doubt to face Arsenal on Wednesday night after being forced off at half time in Saints’ 3-0 St Mary’s defeat against Manchester City.

Saints cannot feel sorry for themselves

Daily Echo:

4:38pm Sunday 30th November 2014

Ronald Koeman has told his side there is no time for them to feel sorry for themselves.

Saints "not good enough" says Koeman

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman.JPG

4:27pm Sunday 30th November 2014

Ronald Koeman gave a brutally honest assessment of his team after their 3-0 defeat at the hands of Manchester City, admitting they were “not good enough.”

Koeman hits out at suspensions system ahead of vital triple-header

Daily Echo:

4:00am Sunday 30th November 2014

Ronald Koeman has hit out at the system of suspensions in England and warned his players not to pick up cheap yellow cards ahead of a vital run of games.

Koeman: I have no fear of what vital week ahead may bring

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

6:00am Sunday 30th November 2014

Ronald Koeman says he is not afraid of what the next week holds for Saints.

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