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Shane Long scores quickest EPL goal in Southampton draw at Watford

Soccer Apr 24, 2019

Shane Long scores quickest EPL goal in Southampton draw at Watford

Shane Long scored the quickest-ever English Premier League goal as Southampton edged another point closer to safety with a 1-1 draw at Watford on Tuesday. The striker netted after 7.69 seconds — more than two seconds quicker than Ledley King managed for Tottenham in 2000 ...

Southampton dismisses manager Mark Hughes

Soccer Dec 4, 2018

Southampton dismisses manager Mark Hughes

Mark Hughes has been fired as manager of Southampton after just eight months in charge, the struggling Premier League club announced on Monday, despite an improved performance in a 2-2 draw with Manchester United. The Welshman, 55, took over at St Mary's in March and ...

United overcomes slow start for tie against Southampton

Soccer Dec 2, 2018

United overcomes slow start for tie against Southampton

It seemingly takes a sleepy start to a game to jolt Manchester United's players into action these days. Their latest stirring comeback came at Southampton on Saturday. Trailing 2-0 after 20 minutes against a team without a win in three months, United recovered to earn a ...

Leicester edges Southampton in shootout to set up City tilt

Soccer Nov 28, 2018

Leicester edges Southampton in shootout to set up City tilt

Leicester will face Manchester City in the League Cup quarterfinals after a 6-5 penalty shootout win over Southampton that was marred by controversy over a decision made by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) on Tuesday. In a match that was rescheduled following the tragic death ...

Last-gasp equalizer gives Brighton draw at Southampton

Soccer Sep 18, 2018

Last-gasp equalizer gives Brighton draw at Southampton

Brighton's Glenn Murray converted a 90th-minute penalty to snatch a 2-2 draw at south-coast rival Southampton after it fought back from two goals down in a pulsating Premier League clash on Monday. Denmark midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg fired the Saints into a 35th-minute lead with a ...

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 ...

Leicester, Southampton play to scoreless draw

Soccer Apr 20, 2018

Leicester, Southampton play to scoreless draw

Southampton remained deep in relegation trouble after it was held to a 0-0 draw at a lackluster Leicester City in the Premier League on Thursday. Leicester, managed by former Southampton boss Claude Puel, has now gone five home matches without a win but the ...

Southampton's Yoshida makes 100th appearance in Premier League

Soccer Apr 30, 2017

Southampton's Yoshida makes 100th appearance in Premier League

Maya Yoshida played his 100th game in the English Premier League on Saturday during Southampton's scoreless home draw with Hull City, winning a late penalty which was not converted. He played the full 90 minutes for the 16th straight league game and looked to have ...