Liverpool update – Adam Lallana: best still to come

Liverpool spent heavily in the summer transfer window following the sale of Luis Suarez to Barcelona. This campaign was supposed to be a successful one as the club finished second in the Premier League last season, however things haven’t go so smoothly so far as the Reds sit in 7th with just 14 points from 9 games. Now Adam Lallana, …

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Gareth ThomasLiverpool update – Adam Lallana: best still to come

Southampton – Chase begins for Spurs youngster!

Southampton had their squad decimated in the summer transfer window as the squad that established them as a solid Premier League side was sold, Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana, Luke Shaw, Dejan Lovren and Calum Chambers all moved on, as did manager Mauricio Pochettino to Tottenham Hotspur. Now though Southampton sit second in the Premier League after 9 matches and look …

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Spurs want Southampton ace

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is said to be monitoring England and Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez according to the Telegraph. The latest news from White Hart Lane concerning the transfer market is that Pochettino will ask Daniel Levy if they can launch a January bid for Rodriguez. Spurs were rumoured to be nearing a deal to sign the former Burnley striker in …

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Oliver BainesSpurs want Southampton ace

Premier League Team of the Week

Brandish are now launching a Monday “Premier League Team of the week” after reviewing each team over the weekends matches. Here is this weeks best XI… Thibaut Courtois (GK) – Chelsea shot-stopper Courtois was on sensational form against rivals Manchester United as the two met in yesterday’s fiery clash at Old Trafford. Courtois, however, remained, calm and composed as he expertly …

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Five players you want in your Fantasy Premier League team!

Season on season the addiction of the sporting world to fantasy teams grows and grows. A number of different organisations run a fantasy team, offering various prizes and incentives to join and the best way to win one is by finding that hidden gem on the cheap who turns out to have a fantastic Premier League campaign. Here is 5 …

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Gareth ThomasFive players you want in your Fantasy Premier League team!

Is Dirk Kuyt heading to Southampton?

Dirk Kuyt… What comes to mind when you think about the Dutch international? For many workhorse will be the answer and the former Liverpool man who built his reputation upon hard work could now be heading for Southampton according to the Daily Star. Dirk Kuyt began his professional career with Utrecht and between 1998-2003 played 160 league matches for the …

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Sunderland’s Mannone wants to refund fans following thumping

Sunderland were roundly humiliated on the weekend as 2500 fans made the 750 mile journey to Southampton. Those hardy North-East supporters saw their side pummelled 8-0 as manager Gus Poyet called it the “most embarrassing” of his career. Now BBC Sport report that Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone, who picked the ball out of his net a staggering 8 times, wants …

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Gareth ThomasSunderland’s Mannone wants to refund fans following thumping

Southampton duo pick up awards

Southampton duo, Ronald Roeman and Graziano Pelle have both won Premier League awards for their impressive form this month for the Saints. Koeman picked up the coveted “Manager of the Month” award, after pipping Nigel Pearson, Neil Warnock and Jose Mourinho to the post. With 3 wins out of 3 against Newcastle, Swansea and QPR; Southampton are sitting in second …

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Oliver BainesSouthampton duo pick up awards

Liverpool update – Injured Lovren leaves Croatia

Liverpool fans will be worrying this afternoon after it was confirmed that their defender Dejan Lovren has left the Croatia international squad due to injury. BBC Sport report that Lovren will return to Anfield to have his abdominal problem assessed by the Liverpool club doctors. Dejan Lovren, 25-years-old, joined Liverpool this summer from Premier League side Southampton for £20m. He had …

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Tottenham update – Spurs target “treated like cattle”, plus exciting winger linked

Tottenham Hotspur are could’ve been said to have suffered a tough start to their Premier League season. However, as Mauricio Pochettino sends his internationals away for their fixtures he can reflect that his side sit proudly above Liverpool and North-London rivals Arsenal. Tottenham struggled early on and were beaten 3-0 by Liverpool at the end of August and then threw …

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Gareth ThomasTottenham update – Spurs target “treated like cattle”, plus exciting winger linked

Nathaniel Clyne intends to be an England regular

Southampton full back, Nathaniel Clyne has earned his first call up to the England senior squad after impressing for the Saints this season. However, Clyne is not ready to rest on his laurels and is prepared to fight for his place as a starter for the Three Lions. Speaking to Sky Sports, Clyne said, “I need to go there and the …

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Oliver BainesNathaniel Clyne intends to be an England regular
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From League One to the Champions League – Adam Lallana

“It’s a dream come true” – the words of £25m midfielder, Adam Lallana on playing in the Champions League. Lallana moved to Liverpool this summer, after moving away from boy-hood club Southampton. A team where Lallana played his way up through the ranks of youth football before making his bow in the first team. Lallana experienced promotion and relegation at …

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Oliver BainesFrom League One to the Champions League – Adam Lallana

Ryan Bertrand hints at Southampton stay

On loan Southampton defender, Ryan Bertrand has hinted that he may stay at Southampton and leave Chelsea in the summer. Speaking to the Metro, Bertrand said, “The situation became clear to me before I went on loan to Aston Villa (last season). I was getting those 15, 20, 25, 30-plus games a season, until I hit a stumbling block,” he …

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Villa, Sunderland and Southampton ready to pounce for United winger

Premier League trio, Aston Villa, Sunderland and Southampton are all ready to pounce for Manchester United winger, Ashley Young in the summer according to the Express. Young has been on the books at United for 3 years after joining from Aston Villa in 2011. The winger is however now deemed surplus to requirements at Old Trafford after falling down the pecking …

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Oliver BainesVilla, Sunderland and Southampton ready to pounce for United winger

Capital One Cup: Arsenal out, Liverpool victorious & more clashes to come!

Last night saw the Third Round of the Capital One Cup take place across the country with a number of high profile clashes and a few upsets too! Liverpool faced Middlesborough at Anfield, Arsenal hosted Southampton, Everton travelled to Swansea whilst Fulham and Cardiff continued their manager-less periods. Here is the best of last night’s action with a quick look …

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Gareth ThomasCapital One Cup: Arsenal out, Liverpool victorious & more clashes to come!

Should this Southampton defender play for England?

Southampton right-back, Nathaniel Clyne has been subject to speculation that he should be in and amongst Roy Hodgson’s England team. Saints boss, Ronald Koeman has also insisted that Clyne should be considered for the senior side. The 23-year-old defender scored Southampton’s second in their 2-1 victory over Arsenal in the League Cup, with a sublime 35-yard strike. “I think he’s ready to …

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Southampton starlet out for 10 weeks

Southampton starlet, James Ward-Prowse is set to be sidelined for up to 10 weeks after suffering a fractured foot in the second half of Saturday’s win against Swansea. Ward-Prowse who has played in every game for the Saints this year has been touted with a big future ahead of him. Currently on the books with the England U21’s and impressing …

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Manchester City begin hunt for Southampton pair

Manchester City are beginning to look at Southampton pair Jay Rodriguez and James Ward-Prowse as potential James Milner replacements. The Daily Star believe this is the case because 28-year-old Milner is stalling on a new contract. James Milner is valued by Manchester City at around £15m but an club will feel confident they could get him for a significantly reduced …

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Gareth ThomasManchester City begin hunt for Southampton pair

Stoke City goalkeeper makes it into the Guinness Book of Records

Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic has made it into the Guinness Book of Records for the “longest goal scored in football”. In November, 2013, Begovic scored after just 13 seconds from a goal kick which caught the wind on a blustery afternoon. The goal has now been credited as the longest goal in football and is now an official record. …

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Oliver BainesStoke City goalkeeper makes it into the Guinness Book of Records

5 under the radar transfers from the Premier League

Transfer Deadline Day is always a media sensation with deals ongoing throughout the day; with the constant 24 hour coverage, fans are never going to miss a thing. However, sometimes with the big deals stealing the headlines; some deals do go under the radar and clubs often snap up a decent player or two. Here are our top 5 under …

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Oliver Baines5 under the radar transfers from the Premier League