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Koeman praises Wanyama's influence

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

5:57pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Saints manager Ronald Koeman praised the spirit displayed by Victor Wanyama, after his match-winning contribution against ten-man Swansea.

Saints go second after beating Swansea

Daily Echo:

5:13pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Victor Wanyama's first Saints goal finally ended the resistance of 10-man Swansea to send Ronald Koeman's side up to second place in the Premier League.

Swansea 0 Saints 1

Daily Echo: Southampton FC coverage from the Southern Daily Echo

1:35pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Updates from Saints' 1-0 Premier League win against Swansea at the Liberty Stadium.

Paine hails Saints' new Talismen

Daily Echo:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

Saints legend Terry Paine believes fans could have two new heroes in Graziano Pelle and Dusan Tadic to replace talismanic duo Rickie Lambert and Adam Lallana.

Swansea v Saints - The Pictures

Daily Echo:

4:58pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Saints beat a ten-man Swansea away at the Liberty Stadium.

Ryan's passing disappointment

Daily Echo:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

RYAN Bertrand admits the only disappointment of his Saints career so far was Match of the Day’s failure to show the full 41-pass move that led to the fourth goal against Newcastle United.

Pelle turns on the style at Saints

Daily Echo:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

Graziano Pelle’s teammates have hailed the striker as a stylish addition – literally – to the Saints side.

Former Saint joins five-a-side fundraiser

Daily Echo:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

Ex-Saints defender Radhi Jaïdi joined over 100 marine industry players to compete in Marine Advertising Agency’s annual 5-a-side tournament.

Saints picture archive: Alan Ball and Mick Channon, September 1979

Daily Echo:

8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

Saints stars Alan Ball and Mick Channon indulge in a spot of head tennis at The Dell in 1979.

Boruc joins Cherries in loan deal

Daily Echo: Artur Boruc

1:30pm Friday 19th September 2014

Saints keeper Artur Boruc has joined Bournemouth on loan.

Saints striker Pelle on Italy radar

Daily Echo: Graziano Pelle

6:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Ronald Koeman has revealed that Graziano Pelle is being monitored by the Italian national team and believes the striker is good enough to play for his country.

Rodriguez's recovery ahead of schedule

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

10:30pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Jay Rodriguez is said to be ahead of schedule in his recovery from a devastating knee injury, but Ronald Koeman is placing no timescale on the forward’s return.

Monk: Saints might be better than last season

Daily Echo: GARY MONK

7:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Swansea manager and ex-Saints defender Garry Monk thinks his former club may have more quality in their team now than they did last season.

Saints fans among best behaved in Premier League

Daily Echo: FOOTBALL FLASHBACK Mounted police on duty in Burnley town centre before the last derby clash between Clarets and Rovers

1:57pm Friday 19th September 2014

Saints fans were among the best behaved in the Premier League last season.

Saints boss Koeman knows full well what Swans ace Wilfried Bony can do

Daily Echo:

2:37pm Friday 19th September 2014

GARRY Monk has taken the pressure off Wilfried Bony as the striker eyes a first goal of the season against Saints tomorrow, declaring: “I don't care who scores.”

Swans to unleash £8m Argentinian against Saints

Daily Echo:

9:22am Friday 19th September 2014

Argentina defender Federico Fernandez stands by to make his first Barclays Premier League start for Swansea following his £8million move from Napoli last month.

Saints picture archive: Mick Channon in action at Fulham, October 1976

Daily Echo:

8:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Mick Channon chases down a through ball in Saints 4-1 win over Fulham at The Dell. Ted McDougall grabbed a brace and there were two goals from Mel Blyth as Saints blew the Cottagers away.

Saints winger Mane receives work permit

Daily Echo:

3:52pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Sadio Mane has received his work permit and should arrive at Saints tomorrow, but is unlikely to feature against Swansea this Saturday.

Saints to discuss Cork future in a few months

Daily Echo: Jack Cork

4:01pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Ronald Koeman says Saints expect to discuss the future of midfielder Jack Cork around the turn of the year.

Perfect step for Toby

Daily Echo:

12:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

New signing Toby Alderweireld believes he has struck up an instant connection with Jose Fonte at the heart of defence and says joining Saints has been a “perfect step”.

Swans boss Monk praises Saints education

Daily Echo: GARY MONK

5:44pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Swansea manager Garry Monk admits his Saints education taught him dedication and loyalty - but he still wants three points from the club which gave him his big break in football.

Saints keen on stadium expansion

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

Saints would be keen to eventually look at an expansion of St Mary’s – but have said it could only happen with a significant run of sell-outs at the stadium.

Newcastle pair apologise for clashes with fans before and after 4-0 thrashing at Saints

Daily Echo:

2:38pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Newcastle assistant boss John Carver and goalkeeping coach Andy Woodman have both issued apologies after clashes with fans at Southampton

Saints picture archive: Kevin Moore heads home against Exeter, July 1991

Daily Echo:

2:21pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Saints defender Kevin Moore powers home a header in a pre-season friendly against Exeter City in July 1991.

Saints picture archive: Kevin Keegan in action at Middlesbrough, January 1982

Daily Echo:

10:40am Thursday 18th September 2014

Kevin Keegan scored the only goal in Saints' 1-0 win. The victory put Saints top of the old Division 1 for the first time in their history.

Winds of change at Saints as Le Tissier described as 'a trusted friend of the club'

Daily Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Chairman Ralph Krueger has described Matt Le Tissier as “a trusted friend of the club” and says the board will continue to embrace Saints’ history.

A lasting tribute to Liebherr's legacy

Daily Echo:

7:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Saints expect to unveil a lasting memorial to late owner Markus Liebherr in the near future.

The picture that shows it IS possible to run a club without ignoring legends from the past

Daily Echo:

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

IT is a picture we would almost certainly never have seen this time last year.

Lovren: I'm not finding it easy at Liverpool

Daily Echo: Dejan Lovren

7:37am Tuesday 16th September 2014

FORMER Saints centre-back Dejan Lovren admits he has not found it easy to make an instant impact as manager Brendan Rodgers' defensive linchpin at Liverpool.

Cork: Koeman to thank for midfield goal glut

Daily Echo: Jack Cork

8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Jack Cork has credited his sudden goal spurt to manager Ronald Koeman’s style of play.

World Cup was an education for Morgan

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

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Morgan Schneiderlin believes playing for France has improved him enormously as a player.

Cork keen to stay at Saints

Daily Echo:

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Jack Cork wants to extend his Saints career – but insists he is not thinking about contract issues right now.

Benali's big recovery gets under way

Daily Echo: Francis Benali heads for home as his Big Run reaches it's conclusion.

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Saints legend Francis Benali completed his ‘Big Run’ but it is far from over from the perspective of sports medical professionals.

Franny back home and taking it easy

Daily Echo:

10:07am Monday 15th September 2014

FRANNY Benali was yesterday sitting in his kitchen dressed in a t-shirt and shorts, happily chatting to his wife and children and playing with his dog Ben.

Franny shares the glory

Daily Echo:

9:59am Monday 15th September 2014

GIVEN the commitment and dedication Franny Benali put into his phenomenal charity run, it is only natural that the spotlight focused on him.

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.

Morg has no doubt about Saints' ambition now

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6:10am Monday 15th September 2014

He may have questioned it at one point, but Saints midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin says he has no doubts about the club’s ambition now.

Koeman thrilled to see midfield pair on the goal trail

Daily Echo:

6:00am Monday 15th September 2014

Saints boss Ronald Koeman will take no credit for the goalscoring exploits of midfield duo Morgan Schneiderlin and Jack Cork.

Osvaldo off the mark for Inter

Daily Echo: Dani Osvaldo

3:08pm Monday 15th September 2014

Dani Osvlado opened his account for Inter Milan with two goals in Sunday’s 7-0 win against Sassuolo in Serie A.

New boy Toby has one of the best Premier League debuts of the weekend

Daily Echo:

8:43pm Sunday 14th September 2014

The fast and furious finale to transfer deadline day might be fading in the memory but this weekend gave the last-minute new boys their first chance to make an impression.

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.

Saints hammer Newcastle to move into top four

Daily Echo:

5:10pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Saints moved into the top four of the Premier League with a convincing 4-0 victory over Newcastle at St Mary’s.

Saints 4 Newcastle 0

Daily Echo: Southampton FC coverage from the Southern Daily Echo

1:47pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Updates from Saints' 4-0 demolition of Newcastle United in this afternoon's Premier League match at St Mary's.

Francis Benali completes his 1,000 mile run

Daily Echo:

3:58pm Saturday 13th September 2014

FRANNY BENALI has completed his epic 1,000 mile run, as he triumphantly returned to Southampton this afternoon.

Saints beat Newcastle 4-0 picture gallery

Daily Echo:

5:31pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Pictures from Saints 4-0 victory over Newcastle

End is finally in sight for Benali's epic 1,000 mile run

Daily Echo:

12:31pm Saturday 13th September 2014

SAINTS chairman Ralph Krueger this morning joined club legend Franny Benali as his epic challenge nears the finish line.

Krueger: Saints are stronger after "dream summer"

Daily Echo:

10:30pm Friday 12th September 2014

Saints chairman Ralph Krueger believes the club ended up enjoying a “dream summer” and that they are now in an even stronger position than they were last season.

Pardew can see 'the bigger picture' as he tries to head off another revolt ahead of Saints trip

Daily Echo:

7:48am Friday 12th September 2014

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew insists he can see the bigger picture as he tries to head off a yet another revolt on Tyneside.

Le Tiss offers to carry Benali on charity run

Daily Echo:

7:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Saints legend Matt Le Tissier said he would carry his great friend Francis Benali to the finish line as he reached one of his darkest hours in Benali’s Big Run.

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.


Saints around the web

5 reasons for Saints fans to be optimistic ahead of the new season (link)

View from the Chapel 2:46pm Fri 15 Aug 14

It's been a summer of upheaval for Saints so far, but on the eve of the Premier League season, here are reasons for…

Swansea City 0-1 Southampton (link)

BBC Sport 5:33pm Sat 20 Sep 14

Victor Wanyama comes off the bench to score his first Southampton goal and give them a win over 10-man Swansea.

Swansea City 0 Southampton 1: Victor Wanyama ends Liberty Stadium resistance as Saints remain second in Premier League (link)

Daily Telegraph 5:30pm Sat 20 Sep 14

Swansea City 0 Southampton 1: Victor Wanyama's second-half goal breaks hosts' resistance as Saints remain second in…

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