Southampton Football Club | Saints | SaintsFC

Arsenal and Saints discuss £16m Chambers deal

Daily Echo: Calum Chambers

11:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Saints are understood to be bracing themselves for a £16m bid from Arsenal for right-back Calum Chambers.

Lovren fee of £20m agreed between Saints and Liverpool

Daily Echo:

4:55pm Friday 25th July 2014

Liverpool have agreed a fee believed to be in the region of £20m for Saints defender Dejan Lovren.

Saints beat Cherries to continue perfect pre-season run

Daily Echo:

9:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

Saints won their fourth game out of four in pre-season, with a 1-0 victory away to Bournemouth.

Cherries 0 Saints 1

Daily Echo: Southampton FC coverage from the Southern Daily Echo

7:03pm Friday 25th July 2014

Updates as Saints beat Bournemouth 1-0 in their fourth pre-season friendly of the summer.

Lallana could miss Saints clash through injury

Daily Echo: Adam Lallana has been included in Roy Hodgson's England squad for the World Cup. Picture: Action Images

10:49pm Friday 25th July 2014

Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana could miss the game with his former club, Saints, on the opening weekend of the season after injuring his knee.

Saints teenager Reed signs four-year deal

Daily Echo: Harrison Reed

5:06pm Friday 25th July 2014

Teenage Saints midfielder Harrison Reed has signed a new four-year deal with the club.

Saints appoint Dodd replacement

Daily Echo: Saints draw

4:32pm Friday 25th July 2014

Saints have promoted Anthony Limbrick to the job of under-18s coach.

Koeman: Bournemouth friendly win an important stepping stone for us

Daily Echo:

10:50pm Friday 25th July 2014

Ronald Koeman believes Saints’ pre-season win over Bournemouth tonight was an important stepping stone towards the new Premier League campaign.

Targett hoping his Saints 'dream' comes true following Shaw's departure

Daily Echo:

2:29pm Friday 25th July 2014

MATT Targett is hoping his “dream” will come true this season when he gets the chance to play for Saints in the Premier League.

Saints new boy set to face Cherries

Daily Echo:

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

New signing Dusan Tadic should return to action for Saints tonight, while wantaway defender Dejan Lovren may also have to make the short trip to Bournemouth.

Saints duo set for first appearances of pre-season

Daily Echo: boruc man utd.JPG

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Goalkeeper Artur Boruc and playmaker Gaston Ramirez could both make their first appearances of pre-season, as Saints head to Bournemouth tonight.

AFC Bournemouth v Saints Picture Gallery

Daily Echo:

9:39pm Friday 25th July 2014

Images from Saints 1-0 pre-season friendly win against AFC Bournemouth at the Goldsands Stadium.

Liverpool boss forced to defend huge transfer fee paid for ex-Saints skipper Adam Lallana

Daily Echo: Adam Lallana celebrates at Craven Cottage

7:45am Thursday 24th July 2014

LIVERPOOL boss Brendan Rodgers has defended the amount of money he had to splash out to sign Saints captain Adam Lallana.

Koeman given 'hands-off' warning over Dutch ace

Daily Echo: Marquis beats Ron Vlaar to a header

5:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Ronald Koeman looks unlikely to be reunited with his former centre-half Ron Vlaar this summer.

Saints bottom of the Premier League pre season air miles table

Daily Echo:

7:56am Thursday 24th July 2014

SAINTS will clock up the fewest air miles this pre season of any Premier League club.

RUMOUR MILL, July 24 - Saints linked with midfield trio as Koeman eyes new signings

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

12:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Saints boss Ronald Koeman has been linked with yet another of his former stars at Feyenoord.

Ex-Saints target Astori staying in Italy

Daily Echo: Davide Astori

7:49am Thursday 24th July 2014

FORMER Saints target Davide Astori has signed a three-year contract extension with Cagliari.

Saints sign teenage Torquay keeper

Daily Echo: Saints draw

5:19pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Saints have signed 15-year-old goalkeeper Neal Osborn from Torquay United.

Celtic desperate to keep Saints target Fraser Forster

Daily Echo:

7:45am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Celtic boss Ronny Deila hasstressed his desire to keep Saints target Fraser Forster at Celtic Park.

Fonte in line for Saints captaincy

Daily Echo: Jose Fonte celebrates his goal against Arsenal

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Jose Fonte is the leading contender to replace Adam Lallana as Saints’ team captain this season – while a new deal is set to be offered to the defender.

Vlaar going nowhere, says Villa boss

Daily Echo: Marquis beats Ron Vlaar to a header

11:42am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has said that defender Ron Vlaar will not be leaving the club this summer, despite being linked to Saints.

Luke Shaw: I won't buckle under huge pressure at Old Trafford

Daily Echo: Luke Shaw in action against Costa Rica

7:40am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

New Manchester United defender Luke Shaw insists he will not buckle under the pressure of playing for a club that he believes is the biggest in the world.

Saints set for new Forster bid after Celtic reject opening offer

Daily Echo: Fraser Forster

5:17pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Saints are set to launch a second bid for Celtic keeper Fraser Forster, after having an initial offer turned down.

Lovren can join Reds if price is right - Koeman

Daily Echo: Dejan Lovren

5:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Ronald Koeman has told Liverpool they will have to increase their bid for Dejan Lovren if they want to sign him this summer.

RUMOUR MILL, July 22 - Koeman linked with another of his former Feyenoord stars

Daily Echo:

7:53am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

SAINTS boss Ronald Koeman has been linked with a move for another of his former Feyenoord stars.

RUMOUR MILL, July 22 - Saints reported to bid £7.5m for England keeper Fraser Forster

Daily Echo:

11:08am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

SAINTS are reported to have made a £7.5m bid for England goalkeeper Fraser Forster.

Saints' transfer rumour round-up - Summer 2014

Daily Echo: Will any new contracts be signed at Southampton's St Mary's Stadium in January?

11:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

It's that time of year again, as football's semi annual rumour mill goes into overdrive amid speculation of multi-million deals as clubs bid for glory.

Saints' perfect start to pre-season continues at Swindon

Daily Echo:

10:02pm Monday 21st July 2014

Saints made it three wins from three in pre-season, as Jos Hooiveld's goal earned them a 1-0 victory at Swindon.

Swindon v Saints

Daily Echo: Southampton FC coverage from the Southern Daily Echo

7:21pm Monday 21st July 2014

Welcome to live coverage of Saints' first pre-season friendly of the season.

Lovren on the brink of joining Saints exodus to Anfield

Daily Echo:

8:33pm Sunday 20th July 2014

DEJAN Lovren could soon become the third Saints player to move to Liverpool this summer.

Comment: Encouraging signs for youthful Saints

Daily Echo:

10:01pm Monday 21st July 2014

IT is hard to believe only four years have passed since Saints twice lost at Swindon Town’s County Ground in League One.

Saints youngsters impress the boss

Daily Echo:

11:52pm Monday 21st July 2014

Ronald Koeman was pleased with his side’s performance in the friendly victory at Swindon.

Targett backed to fill Shaw void

Daily Echo:

6:00am Monday 21st July 2014

Saints legend Francis Benali insists young left back Matt Targett can replace fellow teen Luke Shaw in the Saints first team in 2014/15.

Town keen on deal for Saints youngster

Daily Echo:

5:00am Monday 21st July 2014

SAINTS youngster Jack Stephens returns to Swindon Town tonight – and the hosts don’t want him to go back to Hampshire after the game!

Bookies prefer injured Rodriguez to score more goals than new Saints signing Pelle

Daily Echo:

12:55pm Monday 21st July 2014

BOOKMAKERS rate Jay Rodriguez a better bet to end up as the Premier League’s top scorer than new Saints striker Graziano Pelle.

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.

Osvaldo still a no-show

Daily Echo: Dani Osvaldo

11:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

Dani Osvaldo has yet to return to Saints as the Italian’s future with the club continues to look uncertain.

RUMOUR MILL, July 18 - QPR close to landing Cardiff defender Caulker

Daily Echo:

8:17am Friday 18th July 2014

QPR have agreed a fee with Cardiff for reported Saints target Steven Caulker.

Pelle nets brace in Saints pre-season romp

Daily Echo:

7:58pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Graziano Pelle marked his Saints debut in fine style as he scored twice in a 6-0 romp over Belgian minnows Sporting Hasselt.

Pelle quickly off the mark doing what he does best - scoring goals for Ronald Koeman

Daily Echo:

8:54pm Thursday 17th July 2014

GRAZIANO Pelle always scored goals for Ronald Koeman during their time together at Feyenoord.

Le Tiss: Lovren should apologise to Saints fans

Daily Echo: Dejan Lovren, left, can't believe he has been penalised for a foul on Fred

8:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Saints legend Matthew Le Tissier has urged want away centre back Dejan Lovren to apologise to the club and fans over his conduct, if he wants to stay at St Mary’s next season.

Pelle set for Saints debut

Daily Echo:

7:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Graziano Pelle will make his first appearance in a Saints shirt tonight, as the club conclude their pre-season trip to Belgium.

Saints interested in Brazilian striker

Daily Echo: Saints draw

9:30am Thursday 17th July 2014

Saints have an interest in Brazilian striker Paulinho, according to his club’s president.

Win a pair of Saints season tickets!

Daily Echo:

10:27am Thursday 17th July 2014

Pick up a copy of the Daily Echo for a competition form to enter our contest to win a pair of Southampton FC season tickets.

Van Gaal only had to approve Shaw deal

Daily Echo: luke shaw costa rica 2.JPG

5:53pm Thursday 17th July 2014

New Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal admitted that he merely approved the deal to bring Luke Shaw to Old Trafford.

Rose out to discover missing links

Daily Echo: Justin Rose in action at the Memorial Tournament

8:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Justin Rose believes he is well suited to the test of links golf that he will receive this week at the Open Championship.

Benali all set for "craziest" challenge

Daily Echo: Saints legend Francis Benali gets a move on.

6:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Saints icon Francis Benali admits his challenge of running between every Premier League stadium is the “craziest” thing he’s ever done.

PHOTOS: Saints continue training in Belgium

Daily Echo:

4:44pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Saints were back on the training pitch in Belgium this morning, after last night's friendly win against Dutch minnows EHC Hoensbroek.

Koeman the centre of attention as he returns to his native Netherlands

Daily Echo:

8:07am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Ronald Koeman was the centre of attention last night as he returned to his native Holland to take charge of a Saints game for the first time.

Saints make improved offer to star

Daily Echo: Jay Rodriguez

5:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Saints have made an improved contract offer to Jay Rodriguez, with negotiations expected to continue after the pre-season trip to Belgium.


Saints around the web

Jamie - Emotional day for duo (link)

Sky Sports 2:50pm Mon 14 Jul 14

Jamie Redknapp says Adam Lallana and Rickie Lambert need to keep their emotions in check on the first Super Sunday of…

£20m Lovren to have Liverpool medical (link)

BBC Sport 11:02pm Fri 25 Jul 14

Southampton defender Dejan Lovren will undergo a medical with Liverpool this weekend after the clubs agree a £20m fee.

Arsenal step up efforts to sign Southampton defender Calum Chambers (link)

Daily Telegraph 10:27pm Fri 25 Jul 14

North London club willing to pay over £10m to land 19-year-old and are increasingly confident of landing Southampton…

Lallana the standout candidate for award (link)

View from the Chapel 12:12pm Tue 6 May 14

All season Saints have been lauded for their approach to indigenous talent, so it is only fitting than one of those…

Daily Echo is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.


News from your areaYourEcho


Your Say Your Echo



Essential Links



The Southern Daily Echo will not tolerate comments posted on this message board which are deemed to be distasteful or offensive in any way. This includes homophobic and racist remarks. Anyone posting inappropriate comments risks having their account banned from using this site. The Echo will also fully co-operate with police by providing details, when requested, in relation to such incidents, which may lead to prosecution.

Get Adobe Flash player

click2find


About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree