Posts Tagged "Southampton"

Southampton & The Sexism Of – Some Of – The Football Press

Southampton & The Sexism Of – Some Of – The Football Press

By on Jan 16, 2014 in Latest, Opinion, Politics | 3 comments

As the supporters of several different football clubs will most willingly attest, the concentration of too much in one set of hands can have unwanted side-effects. Over the last couple of years, the reputation of the now former Southampton chairman Nicola Cortese had risen from being the man who steadied the club’s ship after its flirtation with insolvency...

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The 200% Premier League Pre-Season: Southampton

By on Aug 11, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

If you believe Executive Chairman Nicola Cortese, it was a rough decision that had to be made and it paid off. When Nigel Adkins was unceremoniously sacked in January, Southampton had recovered from a disastrous start to the season and sat in fifteenth place in the Premier League. Hardly setting the division alight, but at the same time a reasonable performance...

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Southampton FC Adds Fuel To The Fire Of Football’s Growing Winter Of Discontent

By on Jan 18, 2013 in Latest, Opinion | 5 comments

Between September 1955 and July 1995, Southampton Football Club had five managers – Ted Bates, Lawrie McMenemy, Ian Branfoot , Chris Nicholl and Alan Ball. During this period, the club rose from Division Three South of the Football League to the First Division for the first time in its history and – barring four seasons during the mid-1970s, when any...

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The 200% Pre-Season Previews: Southampton

By on Aug 17, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

Once again, this seasons Premier League kicks off with a club that was involved the lower divisions of the Football League just two years ago, with Southampton having repeated the feat that Norwich managed at the end of the 2010/11 season by getting promoted from the Championship at the end of their first season back in the division. Of all of the achievements that...

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Match Of The Past: Southampton

By on Jun 26, 2012 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

Continuing our summer series of highlights of matches from days gone by, this morning we turn our attention to one of this years newcomers to the Premier League, Southampton. Well, we say “newcomers,” but Southampton FC have spent plenty of time in the top division of English football, most notably a lengthy unbroken spell in the top division which...

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