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Star man in fitness race: He could miss huge Liverpool v Southampton clash

24 Jan

Stephens, 22, has played more games on loan at League One strugglers Swindon than for Saints and has never started a Premier League game. Puel said: “For Jack it’s an opportunity to pay and show all his qualities. He is an international player for the under-21s. “He hasn’t had the opportunities since the beginning of […]

Abuse victim ‘suffered breakdown’

24 Jan

Media captionJason Upshall said he had been left unable to eat in front of other people A former youth footballer has said he had a nervous breakdown caused by psychological abuse by a former Southampton FC youth coach. Jason Upshall is one of two more players to make allegations about Bob Higgins who coached them […]

Saints starlet seals new contract

24 Jan

Josh Sims has signed a new contract at Southampton which ties the academy graduate to St Mary’s until 2020. The 19-year-old has played eight times for Claude Puel’s side this season after breaking into the first-team set-up on the south coast. Sims, who has also represented England at Under-18 level, made an instant impact as […]

Abuse victim ‘suffered breakdown’

23 Jan

Media captionJason Upshall said he had been left unable to eat in front of other people A former youth footballer has said he had a nervous breakdown caused by psychological abuse by a former Southampton FC youth coach. Jason Upshall is one of two more players to make allegations about Bob Higgins who coached them […]

Napoli must ease stance – Pagliari

23 Jan

Manolo Gabbiadini’s agent, Silvio Pagliari, says Napoli’s stubborness is effecting a potential move to the Premier League Gabbiadini, who joined the Italian outfit in 2015 from Sampdoria, was linked with a move in the summer transfer window and the rumours have resurfaced once again in January. Everton were linked at the start of the season […]

Southampton FC transfer news: Napoli told to lower asking price for Saints target Manolo Gabbiadini

23 Jan

Napoli must lower their asking price for Southampton target Manolo Gabbiadini, according to reports in Italy. The striker has been told he can leave the Serie A club this month after they completed the signing of Leonardo Pavoletti from Genoa. Several English sides have taken an interest in Gabbiadini, including Everton, West Brom and West […]

Garth Crooks picks three Arsenal stars in his latest team of the week

23 Jan

There was plenty of excitement in the Premier League this weekend. The shock of the round came at Anfield, where Liverpool were beaten 3-2 by struggling Swansea. Tottenham fought back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Manchester City in the heavyweight clash of the weekend. But which players particularly impressed Garth this week? […]

Abuse victim ‘suffered breakdown’

23 Jan

Media captionJason Upshall said he had been left unable to eat in front of other people A former youth footballer has said he had a nervous breakdown caused by psychological abuse by a former Southampton FC youth coach. Jason Upshall is one of two more players to make allegations about Bob Higgins who coached them […]

This Southampton star reminds me of David Beckham – Martin Keown

23 Jan

“He whips the ball in, totally commits to it. I used to think he was a bit self-indulgent but he’s got the ability to do it, so why not?” Keown added: “He won the ball back very well for his team. They are getting the best from him. “He’s got a much more rounded game […]

Abuse victim ‘suffered breakdown’

23 Jan

Media captionJason Upshall said he had been left unable to eat in front of other people A former youth footballer has said he had a nervous breakdown caused by psychological abuse by a former Southampton FC youth coach. Jason Upshall is one of two more players to make allegations about Bob Higgins who coached them […]