Football

Steve Bruce hits out at speculation linking him with Toon job after St Mary’s shambles

Daily Echo: Hull City's manager Steve Bruce reacts on the touchline during the FA Cup Final at Wembley

1:51pm Sunday 14th September 2014

Hull boss Steve Bruce has labelled reports linking him with the Newcastle manager’s job as “disrespectful” to current incumbent Alan Pardew.

Poll backs TV replays proposal

Daily Echo: Sepp Blatter will preside over this afternoon's World Cup draw.

3:27pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Former Premier League referee Graham Poll believes it is a "great idea" to introduce the use of television replays in football because players are "more crafty and deceitful" than ever before.

QPR could be relegated to the Conference if they don't pay £40m fine

Daily Echo: Queens Park Rangers' Jordan Mutch (left) and Sunderland's Jack Rodwell (right) during the Barclays Premier League match at Loftus Road, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday August 30, 2014. See PA story SOCCER QPR. Photo credit

3:25pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

QPR risk being refused entry back into the Championship if the club refuse to comply with a huge expected fine for breaching financial fair play rules, Football League chief executive Shaun Harvey has warned.

Roy Hodgson worried that Premier League clubs are too scared to gamble on English youth

Daily Echo: Roy Hodgson

8:15am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Roy Hodgson is worried Barclays Premier League clubs are too scared to take a gamble on young English players.

England train with reduced numbers

Daily Echo:

12:48pm Monday 1st September 2014

Saints keeper Fraser Forster took part in England's first training session since their World Cup campaign this morning, but just 10 outfield players were deemed fit enough to take part.

Hodgson only has one injury concern ahead of Norway friendly

Daily Echo:

7:33am Monday 1st September 2014

Roy Hodgson's squad appear to have come through the weekend's Premier League fixtures unscathed, with all 22 players reporting for England duty last night.

Ex-Saint Nathan Dyer dreaming of an England call

Daily Echo:

1:45pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Former Saints winger Nathan Dyer feels focusing on high-flying Swansea is the key to fulfilling his England dream.

Redknapp backs former Wessex ace Charlie Austin to follow in footsteps of Rickie Lambert and Kevin Phillips

Daily Echo: Charlie Austin

4:41pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Harry Redknapp has backed former Wessex League striker Charlie Austin to become the latest former non-League star to make a successful transition to life in the top-flight.

Lovren wins battle of former Saints at Tottenham as Pochettino's 100 per cent start is shattered

Daily Echo: Mauricio Pochettino

6:26pm Sunday 31st August 2014

MAURICIO Pochettino suffered his first defeat as Tottenham manager against a Liverpool side containing his ex-Saints defender Dejan Lovren.

Ex-Saint Chambers tipped for England success

Daily Echo:

3:33pm Friday 29th August 2014

Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal defender and ex-Saint Calum Chambers possesses the character to succeed at international football following his call-up by England.

Premier League footballers 'working harder than ever'

Daily Echo:

6:03pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Premier League footballers may have never been so well paid - but latest research shows they are working harder than ever and playing the Beautiful Game better than before.

Former Saints boss joins QPR

Daily Echo: My ex-boss Glenn Hoddle

11:28am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Glenn Hoddle has been appointed to QPR's backroom staff, the Barclays Premier League club have announced.

Sunderland complete signing of Manchester City's Jack Rodwell

Daily Echo:

2:23pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

Sunderland have completed the signing of midfielder Jack Rodwell from Manchester City on a five-year deal.

Saints star's furious reaction to learning he is "not for sale"

Daily Echo: Schneiderlin.jpg

7:03pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

SAINTS midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin has made his feelings clear about his future at the club after sending out an angry tweet.

Ex-Saints striker Wright-Phillips scores winner in friendly against Arsenal

Daily Echo: Bradley Wright-Phillips

1:56pm Sunday 27th July 2014

FORMER Saints striker Bradley Wright-Phillips scored the only goal as Arsenal suffered a 1-0 defeat against the New York Red Bulls.

Luke Shaw makes winning debut for Manchester United in Los Angeles

Daily Echo: Luke Shaw in action against Costa Rica

8:02am Thursday 24th July 2014

LUKE Shaw made a winning Manchester United debut this morning.

Ex-Saint tipped to be "fantastic success"

Daily Echo: Luke Shaw

5:00am Monday 21st July 2014

Denis Irwin is convinced Luke Shaw will be a big success at Manchester United.

Former Saints star makes winning start to Reds career

Daily Echo: Rickie Lambert is unveiled by Liverpool. Photo: Liverpool FC

12:46pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Rickie Lambert made his first appearance in a Liverpool shirt as Brendan Rodgers’ side came from behind to beat Preston 2-1 in a pre-season friendly.

Former Saints boss Pochettino rescued by an ex-Saint

Daily Echo:

12:42pm Sunday 20th July 2014

MAURICIO Pochettino avoided defeat in his first game as Tottenham manager thanks to an ex-Saint.

Ings: I'm not looking to leave Burnley

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

11:21am Thursday 17th July 2014

Burnley's Southampton-born striker Danny Ings insists he is committed to the club despite only having a year left on his contract.

Burnley sign Southampton-born striker Lukas Jutkiewicz

Daily Echo: Lukas Jutkiewicz

2:28pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Premier League newcomers Burnley have signed Southampton-born striker Lukas Jutkiewicz from Middlesbrough.

Lallana: England World Cup agony will make me stronger

Daily Echo:

7:45am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

New Liverpool signing Adam Lallana believes England's World Cup failure will make him mentally tougher.

Suarez to learn fate amid claims of Anglo-Italian conspiracy

Daily Echo: Luis Suarez is facing a long suspension for this incident. Picture: BBC.

8:49am Thursday 26th June 2014

Luis Suarez is set to learn his fate today as his lawyer claimed calls for the Uruguay striker to face a lengthy ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini were part of an Anglo-Italian conspiracy.

Premier League culture to blame for England agonies - Waddle

Daily Echo: Dejection - Gary Cahill last night

8:28am Friday 20th June 2014

Former England winger Chris Waddle turned on the culture of the Premier League after watching the Three Lions fall to the brink of World Cup exit.

England fans distraught after Uruguay defeat

Daily Echo: England fans despair in The Saints pub in Millbrook

10:09pm Thursday 19th June 2014

FOOTBALL fans across Hampshire were left in utter misery after England lost 2-1 to Uruguay tonight.

Former Saints target Buttner on way out of Old Trafford

Daily Echo: Alexander Büttner

12:35pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

Manchester United defender Alex Buttner claims the arrival of Louis van Gaal as manager has convinced him to leave Old Trafford.

Swansea start for Van Gaal

Daily Echo: Louis van Gaal

9:36am Wednesday 18th June 2014

Louis van Gaal's first competitive match as Manchester United manager will be against Swansea.

Top Five World Cup songs

5:16pm Thursday 12th June 2014

AFTER months of build up the 2014 World Cup is finally here.

Swift rise from the Tyro to the Premier League

Daily Echo: A charming man: Tony Pulis is aiming to ruffle the feathers of Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho

5:17pm Monday 9th June 2014

SWIFT by name and swift by nature.

Liverpool capture Can and chase further signings, including Lallana

Daily Echo: Adam Lallana celebrates scoring at White Hart Lane

5:27pm Thursday 5th June 2014

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers added a second signing to his summer strengthening programme with the arrival of midfielder Emre Can, but he is not yet halfway through his list of targets.

Clubs to give 'B' league thumbs down

Daily Echo: The Premier League badge

2:29pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

Football League clubs are expected to give Greg Dyke's controversial 'B league' proposals the thumbs down at their summer meeting in Portugal on Thursday.

Wenger signs new deal at Arsenal

Daily Echo: FINALLY: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger poses with the FA Cup outside the Emirates Stadium during the FA Cup winners parade Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

1:25pm Friday 30th May 2014

Arsene Wenger has agreed a new contract to remain as Arsenal manager until 2017, Press Association Sport understands.

Van Gaal takes charge of Premier League giants

Daily Echo: Louis van Gaal

2:56pm Monday 19th May 2014

Louis van Gaal has been named as the next manager of Manchester United.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers: I want to bring in 'multi dimensional' signings this summer

Daily Echo: Adam Lallana celebrates scoring at White Hart Lane

10:40am Thursday 15th May 2014

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers will target "multi-dimensional" signings in the summer as he looks to bolster his squad for the Champions League.

How Saints would have finished fifth in the Premier League!

Daily Echo:

4:09pm Thursday 15th May 2014

So, farewell another Premier League season, one of the greatest there has been.

Sherwood leaves Spurs

Daily Echo: Tim Sherwood said his side "deserved" their 3-1 win over struggling Fulham on Saturday. Picture: Action Images

12:25pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

Tim Sherwood has been dismissed by Tottenham Hotspur today, with Saints boss Mauricio Pochettino the frontrunner alongside Ajax's Frank de Boer for the job.

Ex-Saints boss set for Forest role

Daily Echo: Steve Wigley

11:04am Tuesday 13th May 2014

Fulham have confirmed the departure of Under-18 team manager Steve Wigley, paving the way for him to become Stuart Pearce's assistant at Nottingham Forest.

COMMENT: Luke Shaw gets nod for Brazil as Ashley Cole bowls out of international football with unchracteristic grace and humility

Daily Echo: Ashley Cole has not made less top-flight starts than this season since the 2005/06 campaign. Picture: Action Images

8:11am Monday 12th May 2014

It was with uncharacteristic grace and humility that Ashley Cole decided to bring an end to his international career after learning he would not be selected in England's World Cup squad.

Hodgson: Axing Ashley Cole was one of the hardest decisions of my career

Daily Echo: Ashley Cole

8:08am Monday 12th May 2014

Ashley Cole last night retired from international football after being left out of England's World Cup squad - a decision Roy Hodgson admits was one of the hardest of his career.

Ex-Saint Oxlade-Chamberlain and Arsenal colleague Wilshere will be fit for the World Cup - Wenger

Daily Echo: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

8:06am Monday 12th May 2014

Arsenal manager Arsenal Wenger sees no reason why both Jack Wilshere and ex-Saint Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain should not be fighting fit for England at the World Cup next month.

Sherwood won't shed any tears if he is sacked by Tottenham

Daily Echo: Tim Sherwood's position as head coach looks under threat. Picture: Action Images

7:45pm Sunday 11th May 2014

Tim Sherwood insists he will not be shedding any tears if he is axed as Tottenham boss - but believes it would be best for everyone if his future is resolved as soon as possible.

Greg Dyke's League Three proposal met with widespread derision

Daily Echo: Greg Dyke

7:55am Friday 9th May 2014

Football Association chairman Greg Dyke has found his plans for a new 'League Three' involving Premier League clubs' B teams the object of derision.

I can see glimpses of Sir Alex Ferguson in Ryan Giggs - Van Persie

Daily Echo:

10:13am Friday 9th May 2014

Robin van Persie has seen glimpses of Sir Alex Ferguson in Ryan Giggs during the Welshman's brief spell in charge of Manchester United.

Crucial few days for ex-Saint Oxlade-Chamberlain's World Cup hopes

Daily Echo: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

8:06am Friday 9th May 2014

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger feels the coming days will be crucial to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's World Cup hopes - but remains positive the midfielder will be fit for Brazil.

Rio Ferdinand wants to play on after United farewell at St Mary's

Daily Echo: CONTRACT PRESSURE: Rio Ferdinand

7:57am Friday 9th May 2014

Veteran defender Rio Ferdinand remains determined to play on next season - but admits he has no idea if that will be at Manchester United.

Ryan Giggs: I'm just preparing Manchester United for Saints

Daily Echo:

10:43am Friday 9th May 2014

RYAN Giggs is preparing for his final game in charge of Manchester United at Saints on Sunday.

Dyke confirms England player plan

Daily Echo: Grass roots support: FA chairman Greg Dyke

2:21pm Thursday 8th May 2014

Football Association chairman Greg Dyke has set a target of increasing the number of English players in the Premier League from 32 per cent to 45 per cent by 2022 in his England Commission report.

Swansea appoint ex-Saints defender Garry Monk as permanent manager

Daily Echo: Garry Monk, left

1:52pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

Swansea have appointed former Saints defender Garry Monk as their permanent manager after a spell in caretaker charge.

Manchester United delay naming new boss until after visit to St Mary's

Daily Echo:

1:47pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

Manchester United are not planning to announce their new manager this week.

Phil Jones facing World Cup agony after United win against Hull

Daily Echo: Rickie Lambert, right, and Phil Jones

7:47am Wednesday 7th May 2014

Phil Jones' World Cup dreams may well have been wrecked by a shoulder injury he sustained in Manchester United's 3-1 win over Hull.



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