# Southampton

This month
March 2023
# Premier League
Brighton boost European hopes, Southampton's relegation fears deepened
There were two Premier League games played tonight.
Last month
February 2023
# did he mean it?
Coleman stunner gives Everton precious win over Leeds, Southampton shock Chelsea
The pressure is growing on Graham Potter, while Bournemouth helped to blow the relegation battle wide open by beating Wolves.
# Job hunt
Jesse Marsch talks break down as Southampton seek new manager – report
The American looked set to be appointed to succeed Nathan Jones.
Southampton sack Nathan Jones after three months in charge
The 49-year-old boss leaves along with first-team coaches Alan Sheehan and Chris Cohen.
This year
# Trouble
Everton woes worsened by Southampton comeback win at under-threat Goodison
Nottingham Forest boost survival hopes with victory over Leicester, and Wolves beat relegation rivals West Ham.
Last year
# Reds
Darwin Nunez brace helps Liverpool sign off for World Cup with victory
Roberto Firmino was also on target, while it was a difficult day for Gavin Bazunu in the Southampton goal.
# Taking Charge
Irish coach Sheehan joins Southampton as Nathan Jones confirmed as new boss
Former Luton boss Jones, 49, had been widely expected to take charge after the Saints sacked predecessor Ralph Hasenhuttl.
# Ireland's Number 1
'I hate to say it, but the numbers aren’t going to help Gavin Bazunu'
Ireland’s No 1 could face a challenge to keep his place under Southampton’s new manager, the Football Family podcast heard.
# Meet the new boss?
‘Nothing decided’ as Nathan Jones prepares for Southampton talks
Jones’ Luton side were beaten by Stoke in a possible farewell game.
# exit door
Southampton to speak to Luton manager after sacking Ralph Hasenhuttl
Nathan Jones is the favourite to take over at St Mary’s.
# Premier League
Newcastle hammer Saints to go third, Palace steal late win at West Ham
Eddie Howe’s side were 4-1 winners.
# All Square
Arsenal two points clear of Man City as eight-game winning run ends after Southampton draw
Stuart Armstrong nabbed the equaliser for the Saints after Granit Xhaka’s first-half strike for Arsenal.
# Round-Up
Declan Rice snatches draw for West Ham as Chelsea survive Aston Villa scare
Southampton were clinging on at the end after England midfielder Rice hauled the Hammers level.
# on fire
'Never saw a striker with that ambition towards the goal' - Praise continues for Haaland
The Manchester City striker has made a major impact since his arrival.
Guardiola, his blatant truths and Bazunu - 'He’s so brave and it’s not easy for any age'
Ahead of the Ireland goalkeeper’s return to face his old club with Southampton today, The42 visited the Manchester City boss to hear the gospel according to Pep.
# saints
Southampton beat Chelsea to march past Blues in table
Teenage midfielder Romeo Lavia became the first player born in 2004 to score in the Premier League.
# New Era
From working in the Shamrock Rovers gym to Southampton's €18.5 million man - Bazunu's big week
Technical director Stephen McPhail explains why Ireland’s newest Premier League star has all the tools to reach the top.
# Deal Done
Bazunu on brink of Southampton move after Manchester City accept bid worth up to €18.5 million
The Republic of Ireland international will now undergo a medical today before finalising the move to St Mary’s.
# Out of favour
Southampton fans turn on manager Hasenhuttl as Brentford tighten grip of Premier League status
The Bees eased to a 3-0 victory.
# Hands Off
Hasenhuttl wards United and City off 'true winner' James Ward-Prowse
“He has another four years on his contract, he’s our captain and he’s happy here, I think he’s very exceptional.”
# Premier League
Guimaraes and Wood hand Newcastle victory, Wolves cruise past Watford
Eddie Howe’s side won away to Southampton.
# Long Wait Over
Shane Long bags his first Premier League goal in two years as Saints win
Ireland star helped Southampton defeat Everton 2-0 with Arsenal, Chelsea and Watford also winning this afternoon.
# Late Late Show
Blow to Spurs' top-four hopes as Southampton win five-goal battle after late rally
Southampton scored twice in two minutes to steal the victory.
# Still got it
Shane Long scores winning Cup goal for Southampton, Chelsea stroll past Chesterfield
Everton, meanwhile, avoided further deepening their crisis under Rafa Benitez with an extra-time win at Hull.
# Buyout
Southampton takeover by Serbian billionaire completed
Chinese businessman Jisheng Gao has been looking to sell the 80% stake he purchased in Saints in 2017 for several years.
All time
# saints upset
West Ham's European hopes suffer a blow in surprise defeat to Southampton
Southampton were 3-2 winners in London.
# OpeningUp
'Doctors can't say if it's linked. Because of the injury and the stress'
Ireland Under-21 international Will Smallbone opens up on suffering from alopecia while also battling back from an anterior cruciate knee ligament injury.
# Results
Wilson fires Newcastle to first league win of the season as Brighton snatch point with late goal
Newcastle got the better of Burnley while Brighton played out a draw against Southampton.
# freescoring
Liverpool turn up the heat on Chelsea with hammering of Southampton
Jurgen Klopp’s side were 4-0 winners at Anfield.
# Wrap
King nets hat-trick against former club as Ranieri's five-star Watford stun Everton
Elsewhere, Maxwel Cornet hit the right notes to rescue a point for Burnley at Southampton.
# Match Winner
Raul Jimenez ends long wait for goal with magical Wolves winner at Southampton
The Mexico striker had gone 336 days without scoring after suffering a fractured skull last November.
# Scoreless
Pep Guardiola believes fatigue caught up with Man City against Southampton
Ralph Hasenhuttl’s men held them to a goalless draw at the Etihad Stadium.
# Dissent
Ward-Prowse snatches late point as Newcastle fans turn on Bruce
Alan Saint-Maximin thought he had won it for the Magpies late on.
# Wrap
Carabao Cup: Collins makes perfect Burnley debut in shootout win, Arsenal and Southampton run riot
The draw has also been made for the third round, featuring the Premier League’s heavyweight sides.
# strong football
Southampton replace Vestergaard with Torino centre-back Lyanco
The Saints have bolstered their backline by moving for the 24-year-old defender.
# potential transfer
Blackburn manager confirms interest in signing Michael Obafemi
The Southampton striker may be set for a drop to the Championship.
# Impact
Tella scores first Southampton goal in victory over Fulham
Fabio Carvalho also struck his maiden goal for the Cottagers but it was just a consolation for the visitors.
# 100 and counting
Ton up for Ings as double helps Southampton to win over Palace
Che Adams scored the other goal in a 3-1 win after Christian Benteke’s opener for the visitors.
# Evans above
Jonny Evans rescues point as Leicester held to draw at 10-man Southampton
Jonny Evans’ 68th-minute header earned the third-placed Foxes a point on the south coast following James Ward-Prowse’s penalty opener.
# back to basics
Ryan Mason makes winning start as Spurs’ focus switches back to Premier League
It has been a tumultuous 72 hours for Tottenham following the departure of Jose Mourinho and European Super League shame.