Southampton defender Yoshida offers to help quake victims

Apr 17, 2016

Southampton defender Yoshida offers to help quake victims

Southampton’s Japan international defender Maya Yoshida on Saturday offered his support to the victims of the series of powerful earthquakes that have rocked his native Kyushu over the past few days. Speaking after Southampton’s 1-1 draw away to Everton in the Premier League, Yoshida, ...

Leicester takes big step toward league title

Apr 4, 2016

Leicester takes big step toward league title

After a fourth successive 1-0 victory sent Leicester into a seven-point lead, some giddy fans started to unfurl Premier League “champions” scarves in the King Power Stadium. Although there are still six games remaining after Sunday’s gritty win over Southampton, celebrations are already under ...

Yoshida scores winner as Southampton downs West Ham

Feb 7, 2016

Yoshida scores winner as Southampton downs West Ham

Japan defender Maya Yoshida scored in Southampton’s 1-0 win over West Ham on Saturday, striking his first Premier League goal of the season as the 10-man Saints held on for the points. Yoshida, playing for the first time in five games, ran onto a ...

Leicester stuns Manchester City

Feb 7, 2016

Leicester stuns Manchester City

With a 3-1 win at Manchester City, Leicester showed why it really could be lifting the English Premier League trophy for the first time in May. From a 5,000/1 outsider for the title in August, Leicester became the 7/4 favorite with several British bookmakers ...

Van Gaal hints at United departure

Dec 27, 2015

Van Gaal hints at United departure

Arsenal and Manchester United were embarrassed, while Chelsea drew, on another erratic day in the Premier League. Also, despite losing at Liverpool, Leicester’s surprising lead was maintained on Saturday. Man United manager Louis van Gaal might not be around long enough to see if ...

Dec 3, 2015

Liverpool routs Southampton in League Cup quarterfinals

Liverpool recovered from conceding inside the first minute to thrash Southampton 6-1 away in the League Cup quarterfinals on Wednesday as Juergen Klopp’s impressive start as manager continued. Divock Origi scored a hat trick — his first goals for Liverpool — after fellow striker ...

Yoshida warns Southampton to wake up

Aug 16, 2015

Yoshida warns Southampton to wake up

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman is still hobbling around on crutches after an Achilles operation. His team is limping just as badly in the Premier League. The South Coast club has earned just a point from its first two games of the new season, with ...

Jan 3, 2015

Southampton, Yoshida finalize new contract

Japanese international defender Maya Yoshida has agreed to a new three-year deal with Southampton, the English Premier League club announced on Friday. “Southampton Football Club is pleased to announce that Maya Yoshida has agreed terms on a new three-year contract,” read a statement on ...

Southampton crushes Sunderland

Oct 19, 2014

Southampton crushes Sunderland

Southampton demolished Sunderland 8-0 in one of the biggest wins in the Premier League’s 22-year history, overshadowing Sergio Aguero’s four-goal haul in Manchester City’s latest thrashing of Tottenham on Saturday. On an incident-packed day of goals, red cards and drama in England’s top flight, ...

Mar 28, 2014

Southampton's Yoshida injures knee, questionable for World Cup

The injury bug has again bitten Japan manager Alberto Zaccheroni’s team, this time with Southampton defender Maya Yoshida ruled out for the rest of the Premier League season with a right-knee injury on Thursday. According to Saints manager Mauricio Pochettino, Yoshida damaged a ligament ...