Category Archives: Southampton

Preview of the Premiership Weekend

Fans across the globe rejoice as Premier League football comes back after the boredom that was International football. With 8 cracking games lined up for Saturday, football fans are spoilt for choice. The only real downer is the fact that 6 of these games kick off at the same time meaning viewers will have a hard time picking the games to watch.

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Transfer Deadline Day – follow our writers on twitter

Just one quick one, although transfer deadline day if you are lucky enough to blessed with Sky Sports News and Jim White of course is fantastic.

Why an earth is it on a friday which I am sure means that these new signings probably won’t be eligible for the weekends matches.

Here are the early stories of the final day with little confirmed and speculation still rife…

Rafael Van Der Vaart of Spurs to join Hamburg.

Fernando Llorente to join Spurs.

Daniel Sturridge loan move to Liverpool, from Chelsea.

Clint Dempsey could move to Villa, after having a bid accepted!

Michael Essien could be off to Arsenal

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Impressions for the opening day of the Premier League 2012/2013 campaign

As much as I was looking forward to watching match of the day with the pundit line up of Lineker, Hansen and Shearer I always feel that there is so much to take in and the short highlight clips never really allow you to judge a player’s performance. None the less I will summarise what I took from the program.

The biggest shock of course was the 3-0 romping by West Brom against Liverpool. For the first time that I can remember since the Premiership started West Brom have looked like a stable team who you wouldn’t necessarily nail them down as a team for relegation. They seem to have a Read On..

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Football Rivalries: South Coast derby

Southampton v Portsmouth – FA Cup 5th Round – Pictures – Zimbio

Portsmouth vs Southampton is known as the South Coast Derby or the Hampshire derby.

The rivalry exists because of the rise in wealth of one of the cities – Portsmouth, whilst Southampton did not enjoy the same economic rise.

Before this there was no rivalry and if Southampton were playing away for example, their fans would go and watch Portsmouth.

Portsmouth have more honours than Southampton, yet the Saints have a better head-to-head record. Harry Redknapp famously left Portsmouth to join Southampton only to return to Pompey months later.

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