Takumi Minamino's call-up 'nonsense,' says Southampton manager

Soccer Mar 19, 2021

Takumi Minamino's call-up 'nonsense,' says Southampton manager

Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl claims it is "nonsense" for Japan forward Takumi Minamino to be asked to travel for international duty during the coronavirus pandemic. Minamino, on loan from Liverpool, is set to join up with the Japan squad for next week's friendly against South ...

'Rusty' Liverpool stumbles again in Southampton defeat

Soccer Jan 5, 2021

'Rusty' Liverpool stumbles again in Southampton defeat

Jurgen Klopp admitted Liverpool is suffering a "rusty moment" after a 1-0 defeat at Southampton extended the defending champion's winless run in the Premier League to three games. Danny Ings's stunning second-minute goal earned three points that moved Southampton into sixth and led to Saints ...

Southampton all but secures top-flight survival

Soccer May 9, 2018

Southampton all but secures top-flight survival

Southampton almost certainly secured its Premier League survival after Manolo Gabbiadini's second-half goal gave it a 1-0 win over Swansea City on Tuesday that left its relegation rival deep in the mire. Substitute Gabbiadini bundled home a scrappy goal after 72 minutes to settle a ...

Austin double sends Southampton past Burnley

Soccer Oct 17, 2016

Austin double sends Southampton past Burnley

Southampton's rich vein of form in the Premier League continued as it beat Burnley 3-1 with two goals from Charlie Austin on Sunday while another promoted side, Middlesbrough, fared just as poorly, losing 1-0 at home to Watford. With Hull City having crashed 6-1 at ...

Soccer Jun 30, 2016

Puel named Southampton manager

Southampton has appointed former Nice and Lyon boss Claude Puel as its new manager on a three-year contract, the Premier League club said on Thursday. The 54-year-old, who arrived at Nice in July 2012 on an initial three-year deal, led it to a fourth-placed ...

Soccer Jun 8, 2016

Yoshida unsure of future with Southampton

Japan defender Maya Yoshida said Wednesday he is uncertain of how things will be at Southampton with manager Ronald Koeman reportedly on his way to Everton. "The manager might change and I don't know how things will turn out for me," Yoshida said, a night ...