Posts Tagged "Southampton"

FA Cup Match Of The Week 2: Southampton 1-2 Manchester United

By on Jan 29, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

When Dimitar Berbatov drove the ball into Richard Kingson’s goal to complete Manchester United’s turn-around at Blackpool during the week, there was a near-nationwide shrug of resignation at what is starting to feel like the inevitability of their coronation as the Premier League champions. That sort of performance, the digging in and refusing to accept...

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Southampton And Shrewsbury Town Clash Over Ticket Prices

By on Oct 28, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 24 comments

One of the more welcome developments in ticketing arrangements in recent years has been the slow realisation on the part of clubs that they cannot always charge the absolute maximum that they can for some matches. Crowds have declined alarmingly recent years in both the League Cup and FA Cup, but what is starting to become apparent is that clubs would rather have...

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Tiss Time, More Than Any Other Time

Tiss Time, More Than Any Other Time

By on Aug 30, 2010 in Latest | 8 comments

The recent publicity regarding the newspaper sting carried out upon the Pakistan cricket team during their test match against England and the ensuing debate over the completion of the test match between the two countries has led EJH to wonder why, when something similar happened in football, no action whatsoever was taken. These are the things that people do not...

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RIP Markus Liebherr: The Man That Saved Southampton

RIP Markus Liebherr: The Man That Saved Southampton

By on Aug 11, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 3 comments

Southampton supporters today were shocked to learn of the death of their club’s owner, Markus Liebherr, at the age of sixty-two. Here, Southampton supporter Neil Cotton pays his own tribute to the man that bought the club when they were at the point of extinction. A former colleague once related that on her way to watch Southampton play Ajax she was cut up by...

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Southampton Pulled From The Fire

By on Jul 10, 2009 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 8 comments

At last, a bit of welcome news in this disastrous summer for English football. Southampton found a last minute buyer earlier this week, and they are making the right noises about how they intend to run the club. The Liebherr Group took control of the club on Wednesday, and their opening statement as the new owners should act as a template for anyone seeking to take...

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