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Liverpool confirm Sadio Mané signing

Liverpool have completed the signing of Southampton forward, Sadio Mané for £34m. Mané becomes Liverpool’s third summer signing, following the acquisitions of German goalkeeper Lorius Karius and Cameroon defender Joel Matip. The fee for the 24-year-old could yet rise to £36m, which would make him the most expensive Liverpool signing ever, overtaking the 35m paid to Newcastle for Andy Carroll …

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Jose Mourinho has never been under this kind of pressure. Photo: Ronnie Macdonald (via Flickr).

How Chelsea Have Fallen From Grace

On the 3rd of May, Chelsea lifted the Premier League title for the first time in five years and many pundits and experts were forecasting the start of a dynasty in English football. On the 3rd of October, Chelsea were humbled at home by Southampton and now those same pundits and experts are beginning to wonder whether even Jose Mourinho …

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Premier League – Half Term Report

Nineteen games gone, nineteen to go. At the end of 2014, we’re precisely at the half way point of the Premier League season. Here is an assessment of how each of the twenty teams have performed, who’s top of the class, who “must do better” and who needs to up their game significantly: ARSENAL – B Once again, they’re only …

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What ever happened to… Luís Boa Morte?

From Arsenal, via the Portuguese national team, to South Africa, this is the story of Luís Boa Morte, currently playing in the 12th tier of English football for for Hampshire Premier League Division One side Four Marks. Boa Morte started his youth career at Sporting Lisbon in Portugal, the country of his birth. His parents were from  São Tomé and Príncipe and moved to Portugal …

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Premier League week 11: What have we learnt?

With game week 11 now been and gone, what did we learn about the Premier League over the last few days? 1) United back on track? Manchester United, in particular David Moyes, have come under heavy criticism this season following a sluggish start which saw Moyes’ men beaten at home by West Brom, draw to Stoke and be beaten away …

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Southampton’s strong start to season reflected in England squad

It was of little suprise to many to see Roy Hodgson name three Southampton players in his England squad for the upcoming friendlies against Chile and Germany. The Saints have made a flying start to the season, finding themselves in 6th place, level on points with Man City and only a point behind 2nd place Chelsea. Impressive results including a …

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Cinderella Saints Continue Hot Start Against Whites (VIDEO)

Southampton continued their shockingly fantastic start to the new campaign on Saturday evening, as they knocked off Fulham 2-0 at the St. Mary’s Stadium behind goals from Ricky Lambert and Jay Rodriguez. The former’s goal arrived on 21 minutes as the England man nodded home at the back post following a fabulous flick-on header by Rodriguez, who ironically enough, was …

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Saints Snatch Late Point From Dubious Devils (VIDEO)

It was another case of dropped points at home for David Moyes’ Manchester United, as they allowed a late equalizer and point to visitors Southampton this time out. It was always a bit of a nervy match for United as they never truly dominated the match and rather had a good back and forth game with Southampton, but they still took the …

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Saints Crack Top 4 After Win Over Palace (VIDEO)

The St. Mary’s Stadium was roaring again today as Southampton recorded their 3rd win of the season, a 2-0 decision over Crystal Palace, and vaulted themselves into the top 4 of the Barclays Premier League. The match was not always easy going for the Saints though as Palace seemed to be bolstered by the return of their manager Ian Holloway …

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Saints and Hammers Produce Scoreless Draw At St. Mary’s

In only the 2nd goalless match of the weekend, Southampton and West Ham were unable to fire at the St. Mary’s Stadium, with both sides picking up a point after the drab 0-0 affair. From the get go it was Southampton who dictated the game’s pace and possession, have no trouble getting into the Hammer half of the field, but …

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