Football

Ex-Saint Nathan Dyer: Swansea bust-up story has been 'blown out of proportion'

Daily Echo: NATHAN DYER (left)

7:50am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Swansea winger Nathan Dyer says a report of a training ground bust-up at the Barclays Premier League club has "blown everything out of proportion."

Stoke reject Jones fine appeal

Daily Echo: Kenwyne Jones

3:52pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Cardiff striker Kenwyne Jones, the former Saints player, has had an appeal against a fine imposed on him by his former club Stoke rejected by the Potters, Press Association Sport understands.

Pulis hails Puncheon revival

Daily Echo: Jason Puncheon

3:25pm Monday 14th April 2014

Jason Puncheon's goal-scoring run has galvanised Crystal Palace's drive for Premier League safety, according to Tony Pulis.

Sherwood enjoys the pressure

Daily Echo: Tim Sherwood directed his players to the travelling fans after the second-half capitulation

3:10pm Friday 11th April 2014

Tim Sherwood has developed an unhealthy obsession with his position as Tottenham manager and believes he could no longer live without the pressures the job brings.

Pulis hails Puncheon potential

Daily Echo: JASON PUNCHEON

2:27pm Friday 11th April 2014

Jason Puncheon can be as good as he wants to be but must improve his consistency if he wants to be a top player, according to Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis.

Pardew insists he won't crumble

Daily Echo: FACING THE MUSIC: Newcastle boss Alan Pardew is facing up to a lengthy FA ban

2:26pm Friday 11th April 2014

Under-fire Newcastle boss Alan Pardew insists he will not be weakened by the tide of criticism heading in his direction.

Pulis will listen to offers for ex-Saint Puncheon

Daily Echo: JASON PUNCHEON

11:58am Thursday 10th April 2014

Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis is keen to hold on to in-form midfielder Jason Puncheon but admits the former Saints star could still be sold in the summer if the right offer comes along.

Hughton sacked by Norwich

Daily Echo: CHRIS HUGHTON

8:30pm Sunday 6th April 2014

Norwich have sacked Chris Hughton and his backroom staff after back-to-back defeats left them in a relegation dogfight in the Barclays Premier League.

Saints stars break into England squad - in sticker album

Daily Echo: ADAM LALLANA

9:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

IT was once the craze that could be found in most school playgrounds across Britain.

One in four footballers 'depressed'

Daily Echo: Pundit Stan Collymore broke the news of the conviction on Twitter.

11:17am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

More than a quarter of professional footballers suffer from depression or anxiety problems, according to a new study carried out by the international players' union FIFPro.

West Ham boss Allardyce: Why I'd take Andy Carroll to the World Cup

Daily Echo: Andy Carroll. Picture: Action Images

7:50am Tuesday 1st April 2014

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has tipped Andy Carroll to book himself a World Cup adventure after helping to fire his club to the brink of Barclays Premier League safety.

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.

Saints let slip two-goal lead to lose at Tottenham

Daily Echo: Saints let slip two-goal lead to lose at Tottenham

4:03pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

Gylfi Sigurdsson's stoppage-time strike completed a miserable afternoon for Saints who let slip a two-goal lead to lose 3-2 at White Hart Lane against Tottenham.

Johnson: England only select from top 8 clubs

Daily Echo: KEY PLAYER: Adam Johnson celebrates after Fabio Borini put Sunderland 1-0 up last week against Newcastle. The winger’s form is one of the factors in the Black Cats’ improved form

12:59pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

Sunderland winger Adam Johnson has warned his fellow England hopefuls they have little chance of playing for their country if they are not at a top-eight club.

Pardew could have had longer ban

Daily Echo: Alan Pardew has been charged with improper conduct after his confrontation with former Sunderland midfielder David Meyler

11:27am Wednesday 19th March 2014

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew could have been handed a five-match stadium ban and a bigger fine for his head-butt on Hull midfielder David Meyler.

Van Gaal wants to return to England

11:26am Wednesday 19th March 2014

Louis van Gaal has confirmed his desire to move to the Premier League after the World Cup.

Snodgrass gees up Norwich

Daily Echo: LOAN STAR: Norwich City’s Robert Snodgrass, left, and Sunderland's Danny Rose, right, battle for the ball at Carrow Road on Sunday

3:16pm Friday 14th March 2014

Robert Snodgrass has issued a rallying cry for Norwich to be masters of their own destiny, rather than their downfall.

Pardew accepts punishment

Daily Echo: Alan Pardew has been charged with improper conduct after his confrontation with former Sunderland midfielder David Meyler

3:30pm Thursday 13th March 2014

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew says he never had any intention of mounting an appeal against the Football Association's punishment following his headbutt on Hull's David Meyler earlier this month.

Lack of diversity disappoints Hughton

Daily Echo: CHRIS HUGHTON

3:14pm Thursday 13th March 2014

Norwich manager Chris Hughton is at a loss to explain why he is the only black manager in England's leading four divisions and has called for football to take collective responsibility to address the imbalance.

Cole out for Chelsea

Daily Echo: INJURY WORRY: Ashley Cole

4:42pm Friday 7th March 2014

Luke Shaw's England rival Ashley Cole is out of Chelsea's Premier League clash with Tottenham tomorrow with a minor knee injury.

Pardew requests personal hearing

Daily Echo: Alan Pardew has been charged with improper conduct after his confrontation with former Sunderland midfielder David Meyler

9:56am Friday 7th March 2014

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has requested a personal hearing after accepting Football Association misconduct charge.

Ex-Saint Puncheon fined by FA over Twitter comments

Daily Echo: Jason Puncheon tonight hit another Premier League winner for Crystal Palace

12:12pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

Ex-Saints winger Jason Puncheon has been fined £15,000 and warned about his future conduct by the Football Association.

Brendan plays down title talk

Daily Echo: Brendan Rodgers

6:00am Monday 3rd March 2014

Liverpool may be second as they enter the home straight, but manager Brendan Rodgers remains quick to downplay talk of a first league title since 1990. Just four points separate leaders Chelsea and the in-form Reds, who usurped Manchester City and Arsenal in the Premier League standings with their 3-0 victory at Saints. Saints are now one of only two clubs in the Premier League to have conceded more home goals this season than away ones – they have let in 19 at home compared to only 16 away.

Pardew set to hear his fate

Daily Echo: An angry looking Alan Pardew watches another home defeat

6:00am Monday 3rd March 2014

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew could learn today how the FA intends to deal with his headbutt at Hull. The 52-year-old ex Saints chief was fined £100,000 and severely reprimanded by the Magpies after clashing with Tigers midfielder David Meyler on the touchline.

Shaw NOT thinking of World Cup spot

Daily Echo: Luke Shaw

2:43pm Sunday 2nd March 2014

Luke Shaw is not even contemplating a spot in Roy Hodgson's World Cup squad ahead of meeting up with England for the first time.

Former Saints boss Pardew won’t be sacked by Toon over headbutt row

Daily Echo: NOT HAPPY: Alan Pardew

2:50pm Sunday 2nd March 2014

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew will not face the sack over his headbutt on Hull midfielder David Meyler.

England Euro schedule worries Hodgson

Daily Echo: Roy Hodgson - racist? That's the joke.

2:20pm Sunday 23rd February 2014

England manager Roy Hodgson is worried his team's Euro 2016 qualifying prospects could be harmed by a combination of UEFA's new match scheduling format and televised club games.

West Ham: Why we're taking legal action against Andy Carroll's red card

Daily Echo: Andy Carroll. Picture: Action Images

4:40pm Thursday 6th February 2014

West Ham's co-owner David Gold has claimed the club has been forced to take legal action over Andy Carroll's red card because they have no alternative.

Ex-Saints pair in charge of Swans after Laudrup's shock departure

Daily Echo: Garry Monk, left

7:43am Wednesday 5th February 2014

Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins has admitted the decision to part company with manager Michael Laudrup was "taken reluctantly" but believes it is in the best interests of the club.

Ex-Saint ready for Swansea challenge

Daily Echo: BALANCING ACT: Boro’s Leroy Lita controls the ball under pressure from Swansea’s Garry Monk

4:39pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

Ex-Saint Garry Monk is ready for the challenge that awaits him as Swansea's new head coach, saying: ''I will give everything I have.''

Top flight clubs battle homophobia

Daily Echo: West Ham captain Kevin Nolan looks set to face a play-off battle to take his side back to the Premier League: Action Images

1:30pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

More than half of the 20 Premier League clubs have signed up to the 'Football v Homophobia' campaign.

Monk in charge as Laudrup leaves Swans

Daily Echo: Michael Laudrup has learned his trade from one of the masters of 'total football'

9:26pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

EX-Saints veteran defender defender Garry Monk has taken joint charge of the Swansea first team after the club tonight ‘parted company’ with manager Michael Laudrup.

Poyet closing in on signing former Brighton midfielder Liam Bridcutt

Daily Echo: Liam Bridcutt

11:18am Thursday 30th January 2014

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet is closing in on Brighton midfielder Liam Bridcutt after a lengthy pursuit.

Ex-Saints starlet Nathan Dyer: I thought my season was over after horror injury

Daily Echo: NATHAN DYER (left)

7:40am Thursday 30th January 2014

FORMER Saints starlet Nathan Dyer admits he thought his season was over when he was carried off the Carrow Road pitch on a stretcher last month.

Saints loanee Puncheon strikes again with a Crystal Palace winner

Daily Echo: Jason Puncheon tonight hit another Premier League winner for Crystal Palace

10:24pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

SAINTS loanee Jason Puncheon grabbed another vital goal as Crystal Palace's Barclays Premier League revival gathered pace with a 1-0 victory over Hull.

Ex-Saints star is not "getting his way" after refusing to play for his club

Daily Echo: HANDS ON APPROACH: Carlo Nash punches clear of Saints striker Kenwyne Jones. Daily Echo pictures by: Paul Collins.

1:11pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

Stoke chairman Peter Coates insists former Saints striker Kenwyne Jones is not simply "getting his way" with regard to a move after refusing to play for the club.

Jenkinson makes case for defence ahead of Saints clash

Daily Echo: Arsenal defender returns to Belmont Juniors

7:24pm Sunday 26th January 2014

Full-back Carl Jenkinson feels Arsenal’s defence are laying down the building blocks which can see them sustain a push for some long-overdue silverware.

Ex-Saint wants to be middle man for Arsenal

Daily Echo: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

7:22pm Sunday 26th January 2014

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain would relish the chance to develop his game at the heartbeat of the Arsenal midfield.

Premier League steps up efforts to prevent pubs from screening live games via foreign TV channels

Daily Echo: Picture from the Barclay's Premier League match between Sunderland and Saints at the Stadium of Light. The unauthorised downloading, editing, copying, or distribution of this image is strictly prohibited.

7:37am Friday 24th January 2014

The Premier League is stepping up it attempts to prevent pubs and clubs from screening live matches via foreign TV channels.

Swans seek calm after bust-up involving ex-Saint

Daily Echo: BALANCING ACT: Boro’s Leroy Lita controls the ball under pressure from Swansea’s Garry Monk

2:47pm Friday 24th January 2014

Swansea manager Michael Laudrup insists his squad have moved on after the training ground bust-up between Chico Flores and Garry Monk that saw police called.

Wenger: No Arsenal signings imminent

Daily Echo: TRANSFER SCRUTINY: Arsene Wenger came under fire yesterday over the club's timing of the Cabaye bid

11:39am Thursday 23rd January 2014

Manager Arsene Wenger admits Arsenal will remain on the lookout for ''something exceptional'' during the final eight days of the January transfer window, but insists there are no imminent deals in the pipeline.

Ex-Saints defender at centre of Swansea City training ground confrontation

Daily Echo: BALANCING ACT: Boro’s Leroy Lita controls the ball under pressure from Swansea’s Garry Monk

7:54am Tuesday 21st January 2014

EX-Saints defender Garry Monk was at the centre of a Swansea City training ground bust-up with a team-mate that ended with police being called.

Allardyce's frustration at 'lunatic' transfer window

Daily Echo: SAM ALLARDYCE

3:38pm Monday 20th January 2014

THE manager continually linked to signing Saints striker Rickie Lambert has spoken of his January transfer window frustration.

Cazorla says Arsenal deserve top billing

Daily Echo: HANDS-ON APPROACH: Craig Gardner attempts to stop Santi Cazorla, scorer of Arsenal’s winning goal on Saturday

4:16pm Monday 20th January 2014

Midfielder Santi Cazorla insists Saints' next opponents Arsenal are above Manchester City at the top of the Barclays Premier League on merit.

Ex-Saint is "not paid to sulk"

Daily Echo: Jason Puncheon

9:32am Monday 20th January 2014

Crystal Palace will not beat the Premier League drop with players sulking over missed penalties, according to Tony Pulis.

Walcott should be 'very positive' about making full recovery from injury

Daily Echo: Theo Walcott goes for goal

4:01pm Thursday 16th January 2014

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger feels ex-Saints starlet Theo Walcott should be "very positive" of making a full recovery from his serious knee injury following surgery.

Ex-Saints star Jones fined for refusing to play in a Premier League game

Daily Echo: HANDS ON APPROACH: Carlo Nash punches clear of Saints striker Kenwyne Jones. Daily Echo pictures by: Paul Collins.

3:03pm Thursday 16th January 2014

Stoke boss Mark Hughes has confirmed former Saints striker Kenwyne Jones has been fined for refusing to play against Liverpool and will miss Saturday's Barclays Premier League game at Crystal Palace.

Clattenburg overlooked for World Cup finals in Brazil

Daily Echo: Mark Clattenburg has words with Adam Lallana at the final whistle of the Everton v Saints match.

4:06pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

Mark Clattenburg, the referee who so angered Saints, has missed out on selection for this summer's World Cup.

Cole signs new Hammers deal - potentially meaning end to Lambert speculation

Daily Echo: Forget it: Carlton Cole will not be joining Crystal Palace, according to co-chairman Steve Parish           Picture: Christopher Lee/Getty Images

1:30pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

West Ham have confirmed that striker Carlton Cole has signed a new 18-month contract with the club - meaning the Hammers may give up their pursuit of Rickie Lambert.

Hull to sign striker who netted twice against Saints last season

Daily Echo: Nikica Jelavic in action against Saints last season

2:04pm Tuesday 14th January 2014

Hull owner Assem Allam has hailed striker Nikica Jelavic as "our biggest ever signing" after revealing his club expect to complete a deal for the £6.5million-rated striker later today.



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