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Mixed emotions for former Saints

Daily Echo: LEICESTER MANAGER: Nigel Pearson

6:00pm Sunday 6th April 2014

ONE former Saints boss is celebrating automatic promotion to the Premier League – but another believes his chance has now gone.

Ex-Saints Pearson and Hammond on brink of Premier League

Daily Echo: Dean Hammond

7:36am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

EX-SAINTS Nigel Pearson and Dean Hammond are on the brink of promotion to the Premier League.

Crisis club Pompey sack Barker

Daily Echo: Richie Barker was confirmed as the new Portsmouth manager yesterday

11:04am Thursday 27th March 2014

Richie Barker has been sacked by Portsmouth after a torrid run of games has left them in relegation peril. 

Pompey nearer drop zone

11:04pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

POMPEY are now just two points ahead of the League 2 relegation area after crashing 3-0 at leaders Rochdale last night.

Football clubs should be banned from professional leagues unless they publicly reveal their owners, say MPs

2:04pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

Football clubs should be prevented from playing in England's top eight divisions if they fail to publicly reveal their owners, according to a Conservative MP's proposed laws.

Pompey could have a Hampshire derby next season... with Eastleigh

Daily Echo: Richie Barker was confirmed as the new Portsmouth manager yesterday

6:00am Tuesday 25th March 2014

EASTLEIGH and Portsmouth football clubs could tonight take another massive step towards the fixture once considered unimaginable – playing each other in a league derby next season!

Artificial pitches approved for FA Cup

Daily Echo: THE DAILY SPORTS DEBATE: Is the FA Cup still important?

4:14pm Monday 24th March 2014

Artificial pitches will be allowed in all rounds of the FA Cup from next season, the Football Association has announced in a move which could herald a sea-change in attitudes to the surface.

Former Saints boss recovering in hospital

Daily Echo: Leicester boss Nigel Pearson. Picture: Action Images

1:05pm Monday 24th March 2014

Leicester have announced that their manager Nigel Pearson, the former Saints boss, is recovering well and ''in great spirits'' after spending two nights in hospital.

Birmingham boss claims Isle of Wight official 'mocked' his goalkeeper

Daily Echo: James Linington

8:05am Thursday 13th March 2014

Birmingham manager Lee Clark hinted he may report south coast official James Linington after claiming the referee "mocked" club captain Paul Robinson during the 3-3 draw against Burnley last night.

Pompey hope Tesco will improve Fratton Park

Daily Echo: The Fratton End at Fratton Park, Pompey's home ground in Portsmouth

4:16pm Monday 10th February 2014

PLANS to build a supermarket at Portsmouth FC have taken a step forward - with the submission of the planning application which will eventually lead to the club's ground being improved.

League seeking standing review

11:19am Friday 7th February 2014

Football League clubs have called for the Government to review the rule that means stadiums in the Championship must be all-seater but face opposition from Hillsborough campaigners.

Professional football in England will remain on grass pitches only

Daily Echo: Matt Le Tissier in action on Oldham's plastic pitch in 1990

2:30pm Wednesday 29th January 2014

Professional football in England will remain on grass pitches only after Football Conference clubs voted against allowing artificial surfaces.

Saints loanee Sharp impresses in great Doncaster victory

Daily Echo: Billy Sharp

10:01pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

Doncaster moved four points clear of the drop zone as Saints loanee Billy Sharp made a hero's return in a vital 3-0 win over 10-man Charlton at the Keepmoat Stadium tonight.

Artificial pitches set to return to English football?

Daily Echo: Matt Le Tissier in action on Oldham's plastic pitch in 1990

3:43pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

Artificial pitches have been banned in English football for nearly 20 years but a decision will be taken tomorrow which could see the first step towards their re-introduction into the professional game.

Ex-Saint Hammond chalks up another win on record-breaking night for former St Mary's manager

Daily Echo: Dean Hammond

10:37pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

EX-Saints skipper Dean Hammond took another stop towards a second promotion to the Premier League in three seasons tonight.

Southampton-born striker signs for Bolton

Daily Echo: Lukas Jutkiewicz

6:12pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

Bolton have signed striker Southampton-born Lukas Jutkiewicz on loan from Sky Bet Championship rivals Middlesbrough until the end of the season.

Saints fan Wade Elliott signs for Bristol City

Daily Echo: Wade Elliott

6:17pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

SAINTS fan Wade Elliott has linked up again with his former Burnley boss Steve Cotterill.

Saints striker celebrates league landmark with a goal

Daily Echo: Billy Sharp

6:00am Monday 27th January 2014

SAINTS striker Billy Sharp celebrated the 300th league appearance of his career with a goal on his second debut for Doncaster Rovers.

Cherries home to Liverpool in FA Cup - but Howe is more concerned about Watford

Daily Echo: Cherries manager Eddie Howe

7:40am Wednesday 15th January 2014

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe says his focus will remain on his team's upcoming Sky Bet Championship fixtures despite having secured a mouth-watering FA Cup fourth-round home tie against Liverpool.

Ex-Saint Simon extends Bristol City stay

Daily Echo: Who will you vote for?

7:51am Tuesday 14th January 2014

Bristol City have agreed a deal to keep ex-Saint Simon Gillett at Ashton Gate for the rest of the 2013/14 campaign.

Poyet hails hat-trick hero Johnson ahead of Saints’ visit

Daily Echo: Gus Poyet was sacked by Albion ten days ago

2:40pm Sunday 12th January 2014

Hat-trick hero Adam Johnson has "no more excuses" not to reach his potential and drag Sunderland to Barclays Premier League safety, according to manager Gus Poyet.

Ings 'going nowhere this month'

Daily Echo: Danny Ings

2:37pm Sunday 12th January 2014

Burnley manager Sean Dyche insists Winchester-born striker Danny Ings will not be prised away from the club during this transfer window.

Oxlade-Chamberlain can be England’s next Gerrard

Daily Echo: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

2:35pm Sunday 12th January 2014

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger feels ex-Saints starlet Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain can one day develop into England's next Steven Gerrard.

Ex-Saints boss set for Wednesday job

Daily Echo: Stuart Gray celebrates Sheffield Wednesday's win at Watford. Picture: Action Images

2:32pm Sunday 12th January 2014

EX-SAINTS manager Stuart Gray is hoping to be told he has the Sheffield Wednesday job on a permanent basis.

Ex-Saints star James Beattie's Hampshire return is delayed due to bad weather

Daily Echo: James Beattie

4:00pm Friday 3rd January 2014

FORMER Saints star James Beattie has had his return to Hampshire delayed.

Unbeaten record is priceless to Sholing

6:00am Friday 20th December 2013

Sholing boss Dave Diaper is in a calm mood ahead of his side’s challenge to remain unbeaten in the Sydenhams Premier Division in 2013 – even if everyone else at Sholing is getting the jitters!

Former Saints boss given time to prove himself over festive period

Daily Echo: Stuart Gray celebrates Sheffield Wednesday's win at Watford. Picture: Action Images

7:24am Wednesday 18th December 2013

Sheffield Wednesday chairman Milan Mandaric has given Owls caretaker boss Stuart Gray the whole festive period to prove himself, starting with tonight's Sky Bet Championship game against Wigan.

Pompey to hold 'match-fixing' meeting with players

Daily Echo: Sam Sodje

4:18pm Monday 9th December 2013

Portsmouth will hold a meeting with their players on Tuesday in the wake of the match-fixing allegations surrounding Sam Sodje.

Pompey appoint Barker and Coppell

Daily Echo: Richie Barker says he does not think Crawley are favourites tonight

10:24am Monday 9th December 2013

Pompey have named Richie Barker as their new manager and Steve Coppell as director of football.

Ex-Saint given permission to speak to Portsmouth about becoming their next manager

Daily Echo: Chris Wilder

2:27pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013

Oxford United manager and former Saints trainee Chris Wilder has been granted permission to speak to Portsmouth about taking over at Fratton Park.

Pompey sack manager

Daily Echo: Pompey sack Whittingham

6:12pm Monday 25th November 2013

Portsmouth have confirmed manager Guy Whittingham has left his post as manager after the club terminated his contract with immediate effect.

Pompey sack manager

Daily Echo: Guy Whittingham

6:13pm Monday 25th November 2013

POMPEY have sacked manager Guy Whittingham.

Ince handed lengthy ban after south coast flare up

Daily Echo: Blackpool manager Paul Ince. Picture: Action Images

4:20pm Tuesday 8th October 2013

Blackpool manager Paul Ince has been given a five-match stadium ban and a £4,000 fine over his behaviour following his side's match against Bournemouth on September 14.

Football League not keen on Premier League 'feeder club' proposal

Daily Echo: Greg Dyke

2:14pm Friday 20th September 2013

Football League chairman Greg Clarke is concerned a move to set up feeder clubs for Premier League teams may hijack the Football Association's commission which is being set up to find ways to improve the England team.

Paul Ince charged with treble misconduct charge after south coast outbursts

Daily Echo: Paul Ince

10:48am Wednesday 18th September 2013

The Football Association has charged Blackpool manager Paul Ince with three counts of misconduct towards match officials following Saturday's clash with Bournemouth.

Cherries break transfer record

5:54pm Wednesday 28th August 2013

CHERRIES have shattered their club record transfer deal with the big-money signing of Malmo striker Tokelo Rantie.

Ex-Pompey chairman keen to sell Owls

Daily Echo: Milan Mandaric, left, with Harry Redknapp

8:07am Wednesday 14th August 2013

Sheffield Wednesday chairman Milan Mandaric has admitted he is ready to sell the club in order to spend more time with his family and focus on his other business interests.

Ex-Saint signs for Cherries

Daily Echo: ANDREW SURMAN

9:37pm Wednesday 31st July 2013

BOURNEMOUTH have signed ex-Saint Andrew Surman on a season-long loan deal from Norwich.

QPR close to deal for former Saints target

Daily Echo: Gary Hooper

5:32pm Wednesday 24th July 2013

Celtic have accepted a bid for striker Gary Hooper from QPR, according to reports.

Delap joins Burton Albion

Daily Echo: Press conference with Stoke midfielder Rory Delap in Valencia

2:16pm Thursday 18th July 2013

Saints' one-time record signing Rory Delap has joined League Two side Burton Albion on a year-long deal, following his release from Stoke.

Hoddle backed for Swindon job

Daily Echo: EX-ENGLAND BOSS: Glenn Hoddle

10:56am Wednesday 17th July 2013

Former Saints boss Glenn Hoddle has become the bookmaker's favourite to take over as manager at Swindon.

Adkins' former strike star off to QPR?

Daily Echo: GARY HOOPER

11:24am Tuesday 16th July 2013

Celtic assistant manager Johan Mjallby has confirmed the club received an improved bid from QPR for striker Gary Hooper last night.

Ex-Saint Davies seals Preston switch

Daily Echo: Kevin Davies "cried for the first time" when he left Bolton Wanderers, says his wife, Emma

11:38am Wednesday 10th July 2013

Preston have signed former England international and ex-Saints striker Kevin Davies on a two-year deal.

Charlie Austin's Hull move collapses

Daily Echo: Charlie Austin

10:24am Tuesday 9th July 2013

Hull have shelved a move for Burnley striker Charlie Austin after he failed a medical.

Real Madrid coming to the south coast

Daily Echo: Cristiano Ronaldo plays for Real Madrid

4:02pm Tuesday 2nd July 2013

REAL MADRID are coming to the south to play a prestigious pre-season friendly.

Ex-Saints boss drafts in McClaren

Daily Echo: EXIT: Steve McClaren

2:36pm Tuesday 2nd July 2013

Former England manager Steve McClaren has been appointed to ex-Saints boss Harry Redknapp’s backroom staff at Queen’s Park Rangers, the club confirmed today.

No fee agreed for Burnley's Austin

Daily Echo: Charlie Austin

11:36am Monday 1st July 2013

Burnley have not agreed a fee with Hull for the sale of striker Charlie Austin, the club said this morning.

Ward-Prowse denied opening under-20 World Cup victory

Daily Echo: James Ward-Prowse - one of the young players Saints want to keep

9:07pm Sunday 23rd June 2013

Saints midfielder James Ward-Prowse and his England colleagues were denied a first Under-20 World Cup victory in 16 years this evening as Iraq grabbed an injury-time equaliser.

Poyet sacked by Brighton

Daily Echo: Gus Poyet

8:28pm Sunday 23rd June 2013

Gus Poyet has been sacked as Brighton manager following a decision by the npower Championship club's internal disciplinary panel.

Beattie to face Pompey early

Daily Echo: James Beattie celebrates his Fulham hat-trick

9:22am Wednesday 19th June 2013

James Beattie will come up against Portsmouth on the second day of the League Two season.



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