Southampton Football Club news from the Daily Echo

COMMENT: Lay off Poch

Daily Echo: Mauricio Pochettino

6:00am Friday 13th December 2013

This might not be a popular thing to say with some of my media colleagues, but Mauricio Pochettino should ignore any criticism and continue to use a translator for his interviews for as long as he needs.

Who will make way for Osvaldo?

Daily Echo: Rickie Lambert celebrates his late winner with Steven Davis

7:30am Tuesday 20th August 2013

Mauricio Pochettino has bought himself a very expensive headache – but one he will actually welcome.

Little sense in selling Rickie

Daily Echo: Rickie Lambert

6:20am Tuesday 23rd July 2013

Many people have written off Rickie Lambert in the past and been proved wrong. Expect him to do the same again now, writes Adam Leitch.

Does Wanyama signing leave Cork out in the cold?

Daily Echo: Jack Cork

6:00am Monday 15th July 2013

It’s hard to imagine one of Saints’ Premier League stars finding themselves on the bench next season but Jack Cork will be wondering whether that fate may befall him.

Is putting pressure on Liebherrs a tactic that will pay off?

Daily Echo: Nicola Cortese

11:08am Thursday 16th May 2013

CHIEF SPORTS writer Adam Leitch evaluates what impact the threat of Mauricio Pochettino may have on the Liebherrs as they evaluate whether or not to keep Nicola Cortese.

Adam Leitch's choices for Saints' player of the season 2012/13

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11:14am Wednesday 24th April 2013

MORGAN Schneiderlin has truly come of age this year and fully deserves to be named Daily Echo Player of the Season.

Special report: Should Saints expand St Mary's Stadium?

Daily Echo: Special report: Should Saints expand St Mary's Stadium?

8:35am Saturday 13th April 2013

WITH Saints having all but secured Premier League football for another year, talk is quickly turning to how to best spend the millions that the club will receive from the bumper TV deal which kicks in next season.

Saints ace a step closer to England call-up

Daily Echo: Jay Rodriguez seals Saints' win over Liverpool

8:00am Wednesday 10th April 2013

It is a mark of how far Saints have come that they have two strikers vying for a place in Roy Hodgson’s England squad.

Pochettino was right not to spend

Daily Echo: Mauricio Pochettino

8:18am Friday 1st February 2013

As Saints fans wake up the morning after transfer deadline day, things look pretty much exactly the same at their club as they were before – and why not?

Why all Saints fans owe Pardew a big debt

Daily Echo: Alan Pardew

4:40pm Friday 23rd November 2012

Saints fans wondering how they should greet Alan Pardew should keep in mind they might not be facing Alan Pardew this Sunday without Alan Pardew.

Would sacking Adkins make things any better?

Daily Echo: Nigel Adkins

9:51am Tuesday 23rd October 2012

Chief sports writer Adam Leitch gives his reasoning why he thinks getting rid of Nigel Adkins would not necessarily lead to an improvement in Saints' Premier League fortunes.

Don't let Davis become the fall guy

Daily Echo: Kelvin Davis

3:33pm Monday 24th September 2012

KELVIN Davis seems to have been cast as the fall guy for Saints’ poor start to the season, but it’s a role of which he is undeserving.

Del Piero signing would be as big as Keegan

Daily Echo: Alessandro Del Piero

9:20am Tuesday 4th September 2012

If Saints were to pull it off the signing of Alessandro Del Piero it would eclipse even that of Gaston Ramiez – and would come close to rivalling the historic capture of Kevin Keegan.

Who will make way for Mayuka?

Daily Echo: Zambian forward Emmanuel Mayuka

11:58am Thursday 30th August 2012

EMMANUEL Mayuka’s arrival has led to fresh questions as to whether Saints will sell a striker before the close of the transfer window – and if Rickie Lambert could be that man.

2012: Saints pace odyssey

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1:45pm Friday 20th July 2012

Nathaniel Clyne’s signing is a recognition on the part of Nigel Adkins that there is a major weakness in his squad ahead of their Premier League season – a lack of pace.

Liebherr cup still a work in progress

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6:34pm Monday 16th July 2012

SAINTS did try to deliver a spectacle for fans with this year’s Markus Liebherr Memorial Cup.

New Saints kit - love it or hate it?

Daily Echo: Weekend in Pictures June 30 - July 01. New Saints Kit.

5:00pm Saturday 30th June 2012

The new Saints home kit seems to be a bit like Marmite – people either love it or hate it.

Lallana’s role may be the key

Daily Echo: ADAM LALLANA

12:18pm Wednesday 27th June 2012

IF Graeme Le Saux is correct and midfield creativity is vital to Saints’ Premier League success, then Adam Lallana holds the key – but to utilise him fully may need a major rethink for Nigel Adkins.

How would Saints use Rodriguez?

Daily Echo: THINKING TIME Southampton want Jay Rodriguez

10:47am Thursday 31st May 2012

Saints may see Jay Rodriguez as a long term replacement for Rickie Lambert.

Underdog tag will suit Saints fine

Daily Echo: Rickie Lambert is chaired off the pitch by fans.

11:04am Tuesday 22nd May 2012

SAINTS will be quietly content to see the bookmakers writing them off ahead of their return to the Premier League.

Off the buses - why Saints had no open-top bus tour

Daily Echo: What Saints' open bus tour could have looked like

10:20am Tuesday 8th May 2012

Their sensational return to the Premier League has made them the toast of Southampton – yet Saints have not responded to the council’s suggestion of a celebratory open-top bus tour.

Don't feel down - far better to go up at St. Mary's

Daily Echo: Saints fans celebrating promotion after beating Walsall on the final day in League One

12:17pm Tuesday 24th April 2012

ANY Saints fans or players disappointed by last night’s West Ham victory shouldn’t be ... going up under your own steam, in front of a packed house at St Mary’s, is so much better!

Redknapp 'the only viable choice' for England

Daily Echo: Harry Redknapp

10:26am Thursday 9th February 2012

Whether you like it or not, Harry Redknapp is the only viable choice to take over from Fabio Capello as England boss.



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