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It's all a bout, Tew...

Daily Echo:

5:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Matty Tew has landed a glamour fight at the O2 Arena that could lead him to a prestigious professional title.

Ron's pride in how his squad has adapted

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

10:00am Monday 15th September 2014

Ronald Koeman has confessed even he is surprised by how quickly his new Saints stars have settled into life at St Mary’s.

Koeman praise for his "great" Saints

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

6:02pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Ronald Koeman hailed a “great” Saints performance as they demolished Newcastle 4-0 at St Mary’s.

Koeman: Boruc still has a role to play at Saints

Daily Echo: Artur Boruc

7:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Artur Boruc has reiterated his disappointment at finding himself out of the first team reckoning at Saints but has been told by Ronald Koeman that the door is still open if he wants to try and force his way back into the team.

Koeman praise for professional Schneiderlin

Daily Echo: Morgan Schneiderlin

3:48pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Ronald Koeman has hailed Morgan Schneiderlin’s professionalism after the French midfielder remained a Saints player at the close of the transfer window.

Mane faces race against time to make debut

Daily Echo:

3:36pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Ronald Koeman admits he won’t know until tomorrow whether new signing Sadio Mane will be able to make his debut against Newcastle at St Mary’s on Saturday.

First start on hold for Saints new boy

Daily Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Sadio Mane may have to wait for a first Saints start with a gruelling international journey all but ruling him out of a full debut against Newcastle.

Amazing scoring record of Saints' midfield new boys

Daily Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Sadio Mane and Dusan Tadic are hoping to provide the midfield goalscoring firepower that Ronald Koeman craves.

Le Tiss to join Benali's epic run once more

Daily Echo: MATT LE TISSIER

3:08pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Saints legend Matt Le Tissier has confirmed that he will join former teammate Francis Benali for another stint of his 1,000 mile run between all the Premier League grounds.

Toby ready to seize Saints chance

Daily Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Toby Alderweireld believes he won’t have to wait long for his chance to shine at Saints – but admits he has to perform to stay in the team.

Watersports festival is a splash hit

Daily Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

The National Watersports Festival, which took place over the weekend on Hayling Island, has been a hailed a success.

Hobbs ready to enter the lion’s den

Daily Echo:

7:00am Monday 8th September 2014

Chris Hobbs is set to walk into the lion’s den as he takes on Sam Couzens in a top local boxing derby.

Transfer turbulence sees end of summer of change

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

5:13pm Sunday 7th September 2014

It was a transfer window nobody connected with Saints will forget in a hurry.

Shrewd Saints turn a transfer window profit

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

7:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

Saints spent almost as much money in the latest transfer window as they did in the previous four combined – yet the club still turned a profit in the market this summer.

Fraser Forster out to replace glove rival Hart

Daily Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Fraser Forster is hoping for the chance to stake his claim for the England number one spot at Wembley tonight.

Ron's Toby juggling

Daily Echo:

7:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Ronald Koeman is waking up to a headache he has been dreaming about since joining Saints – a genuine selection dilemma.

COMMENT: Krueger backs up transfer claims

Daily Echo: Ralph Krueger

9:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

“That’s our goal, by September 1st, that you can look me in the eyes and say ‘When I look at everything, and I take all the emotions out, this is actually a stronger squad, a deeper squad than we had last year.’”

Hooiveld bids Saints farewell

Daily Echo: Jos Hooiveld

11:11pm Monday 1st September 2014

Jos Hooiveld’s Saints career has effectively come to an end after he was loaned to Norwich for the rest of the season.

Ramirez completes shock Hull switch

Daily Echo: Gaston Ramirez

10:33pm Monday 1st September 2014

Gaston Ramirez has completed a shock season long loan move to Hull.

Koeman praise for two-goal hero Schneiderlin

5:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Morgan Schneiderlin has been praised for his exemplary attitude after scoring twice in Saints’ 3-1 win over West Ham.

Saints targeting deadline day double ... but midfielder can leave

Daily Echo:

10:30pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Ronald Koeman is hopeful Saints will sign a defender and a winger before the transfer window slams shut at 11pm tomorrow – but is prepared to allow Saphir Taider to leave little over three weeks after he joined the club.

Koeman delight at West Ham victory

Daily Echo:

5:50pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Ronald Koeman was delighted to secure a first Premier League win as Saints manager.

Taider set to leave Saints after less than a month

Daily Echo: SAPHIR TAIDER.JPG

11:20pm Friday 29th August 2014

Saphir Taider is expected to end his time at Saints little more than three weeks after joining the club.

Ron will find a way to pair Pelle and Long

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

8:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Ronald Koeman believes Shane Long and Graziano Pelle can play regularly in the same team and thrive for Saints.

Clyne and Tadic are right on the money

Daily Echo: NATHANIEL CLYNE

10:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Nathaniel Clyne believes he and Dusan Tadic have the perfect chemistry to make this the year of the right side at Saints.

England hopeful Clyne has time on his side

Daily Echo: Nathaniel Clyne

7:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Nathaniel Clyne has admitted his disappointment in missing out on selection for Roy Hodgson’s latest England squad but still believes his time will come.

Ron sees Gaston as Saints' creative force

Daily Echo: Gaston Ramirez against Norwich.

8:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Gaston Ramirez could be given the freedom to be one of Saints’ most creative threats after Ronald Koeman confirmed he is unwilling to let the midfielder leave before the close of the transfer window.

Running in the family

Daily Echo:

2:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

It was a family affair for Francis Benali as he continued his 1,000-mile Big Run without visiting a Premier League stadium yesterday.

No Schneiderlin swap in any Townsend deal

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

Saints will walk away from their pursuit of Andros Townsend if Tottenham insist Morgan Schneiderlin has to be part of any deal to bring the England winger to St Mary’s.

Vlaar debate reignites

Daily Echo: Under-fire Villa boss Paul Lambert. Picture: Action Images

12:10pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert is widely reported to have criticised Southampton boss Ronald Koeman over his supposed public chase of defender Ron Vlaar – even though the Saints manager last week clarified that he is not interested in signing the centre half.

Schneiderlin is a 'key player' for Ron

Daily Echo: Morgan Schneiderlin wheels away to celebrate putting Saints ahead against Norwich.

8:00am Monday 18th August 2014

Ronald Koeman has backed Morgan Schneiderlin to be a key player for his side this season after bringing him into the team to face Liverpool.

Koeman says Saints must believe after Liverpool display

Daily Echo:

4:30pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Ronald Koeman believes all thoughts of Saints struggling this season should be dispelled by his side’s opening day performance at Liverpool.

Kong overcomes broken tibia to secure gruelling win

Daily Echo: Tom 'Kong' Watson

12:29pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Tom 'Kong' Watson produced a brilliant UFC win – despite fracturing his tibia at the start of a gruelling war with Sam Alvey.

Tom 'Kong' Watson ready to battle back in MMA bout

Daily Echo:

7:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Tom ‘Kong’ Watson has shrugged off any notion of pressure as he prepares for a potentially decisive fight in his UFC career.

Koeman eyes wideman signing

Daily Echo:

4:02pm Friday 15th August 2014

Ronald Koeman is targeting the signing of another winger before the close of the transfer window.

Schneiderlin available for Anfield

Daily Echo: Morgan Schneiderlin wheels away to celebrate putting Saints ahead against Norwich.

3:56pm Friday 15th August 2014

Morgan Schneiderlin is available to play for Saints against Liverpool on Sunday after accepting he will remain with the club.

JWP: New signings will make the difference

Daily Echo: James Ward-Prowse

8:00am Friday 15th August 2014

James Ward-Prowse is confident Saints’ new signings will be more than adequate replacements for this summer’s high profile departures.

Saints sign Long in £12.5m deal

Daily Echo:

3:45pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Saints have completed the £12.5m signing of Shane Long.

No bids for Cork

Daily Echo:

3:30pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Saints have not received any offers for midfielder Jack Cork.

Big spenders Saints in summer spree

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

Saints are set to make this summer’s spending the most lavish in the club’s history as they aim to tie up deals for Shane Long and Florin Gardos.

Sharp completes Leeds move

Daily Echo: Billy Sharp in action for Saints against West Ham

4:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Billy Sharp has completed his move from Saints to Leeds.

Saints agree £12.5m fee for Shane Long

Daily Echo:

10:35am Wednesday 13th August 2014

Shane Long is on course to become the second most expensive signing in Saints’ history after Hull City accepted a £12.5m offer for the striker.

Florin to sign for Saints in time for Liverpool match?

Daily Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

SAINTS are hoping to complete a deal to sign Florin Gardos from Steaua Bucharest in time to prepare him to face Liverpool on Sunday.

Koeman hails Taider impact

Daily Echo:

8:34am Monday 11th August 2014

Ronald Koeman was excited about the potential of Saphir Taider after seeing the Inter Milan loan star shine as a late sub as Saints lost their final pre-season friendly 1-0 to Bayer Leverkusen.

Koeman targets defensive signings

Daily Echo:

8:30am Monday 11th August 2014

Saints are deciding whether to increase their offer for Sam Byram after having an initial bid turned down by Leeds.

Saints in record breaking keeper deal

Daily Echo: Fraser Forster

8:25am Monday 11th August 2014

Fraser Forster has become the fifth most expensive keeper in world football history after joining Saints from Celtic for £10m.

Saints complete £10m Forster signing

Daily Echo: BIG FRAME: Former Newcastle United keeper Fraser Forster

2:00am Sunday 10th August 2014

SAINTS have completed the signing of Fraser Forster from Celtic for a fee believed to be about £10m.

Forster undergoes Saints medical as Byram bid turned down

Daily Echo: Fraser Forster

7:43pm Saturday 9th August 2014

Fraser Forster is on the verge of completing his move to Saints after undergoing a medical with the club.

Koeman to field first team in final friendly

Daily Echo:

6:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

Ronald Koeman will field his strongest side as Saints finish their pre-season friendlies against Bayer Leverkusen at St Mary’s today.

Koeman calm over Schneiderlin decision

Daily Echo: schneiderlin celta vigo copy.jpg

10:30pm Friday 8th August 2014

Morgan Schneiderlin’s Saints career hangs in the balance after he was axed from the squad for today’s final pre-season friendly against Bayer Leverkusen.

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