Sat, 19th Apr 2014

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Poch frustrated at Villa draw

5:30pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Daily Echo: Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino was left frustrated as Saints drew 0-0 with Aston Villa.

Saints remain on course for record equalling finish

5:10pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Daily Echo: Picture from the Aston Villa v Saints clash at Villa Park. The unauthorised editing, copying, downloading or distribution of this image is strictly prohibited.

Saints moved a point closer to equalling their best ever Premier League finish as they played out a goalless draw at Aston Villa.

Aston Villa 0 Saints 0

1:38pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Daily Echo: Southampton FC coverage from the Southern Daily Echo

Updates as Saints take on Aston Villa in this afternoon's Premier League match, at Villa Park.

Lambert playing for World Cup place

6:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Daily Echo: RICKIE LAMBERT

Rickie Lambert believes the final four games of the Premier League season could yet prove vital to his World Cup hopes.

Lambert wants competition at Saints

6:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Daily Echo: Rickie Lambert scores at The Etihad last season, but Saints still ended up on the losing side.

Rickie Lambert says he wants his place in the Saints team to come under threat next season.

Picture gallery from Aston Villa v Saints

4:53pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Daily Echo: Picture from the Aston Villa v Saints clash at Villa Park. The unauthorised editing, copying, downloading or distribution of this image is strictly prohibited.

Images from the Barclay's Premier League match between Aston Villa and Saints at Villa Park.

Eastleigh win the Conference South picture gallery

11:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

Daily Echo: Picture from the Skrill Conference South match in which Eastleigh beat Basingstoke Town and became champions.

An image gallery from the Skrill Conference South match between Eastleigh and Basingstoke Town.

Villa boss only wants to talk Saints

6:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Daily Echo: Norwich manager Paul Lambert previews Barclays Premier League game against Fulham.

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is trying to remain focussed on this afternoon’s visit of Saints despite finding himself in the centre of a media storm.

Saints fan takes to the sky to mock Pompey

4:59pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Daily Echo: Saints fan takes to the sky to mock Pompey

ONE mischievous Saints fan has taken mocking the club’s south coast rivals to new heights – by flying a banner over Fratton Park during Pompey’s must-win League 2 relegation clash today.

Lallana and Shaw on PFA awards list

12:10pm Friday 18th April 2014

Daily Echo: ADAM LALLANA

Adam Lallana and Luke Shaw have earned nominations in the PFA Player of the Year awards.

Lambert: Don't pick me for my penalty ability

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Daily Echo: Rickie Lambert celebrates scoring for England on Friday.

Rickie Lambert is desperate to secure a place in England’s World Cup squad, but says he does not want to be picked purely on the basis of his penalty-taking ability.

Poch: I don't know a budget for next season

8:40am Friday 18th April 2014

Daily Echo: Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino says he doesn’t yet know what sort of transfer budget he will be handed this summer.

Saints stars fit for Brazil

8:39am Friday 18th April 2014

Daily Echo: Gaston Ramirez

Maya Yoshida and Gaston Ramirez will be fit for World Cup duty.

Bacuna back for Villa

10:50am Friday 18th April 2014

Daily Echo: FLYING HIGH: Sunderland’s Jozy Altidore leaps above Aston Villa’s Leandro Bacuna

Leandro Bacuna is back in the Aston Villa squad for Saturday's home clash with Southampton.

Saints will decide Shaw future

3:47pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Daily Echo: Debut: Southampton's Luke Shaw made his England debut on Wednesday

Mauricio Pochettino insists the Saints board would be the ones to make the decision if Luke Shaw were to be sold.

Poch welcomes Krueger assurances

3:51pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Daily Echo: Mauricio Pochettino will face the press at St Mary's from 3pm.

Mauricio Pochettino has welcomed Saints chairman Ralph Krueger’s message that no key players need to be sold this summer.

Boruc fit for Villa return

3:55pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Daily Echo: Artur Boruc

Saints will welcome back Artur Boruc as they face Aston Villa.

Fans split over Saints season ticket price rise

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Daily Echo: Fans will have to pay more to watch Saints next season

Saints supporters have seen the cost of season tickets rise by four per cent – but fans appear split over whether the increase is fair.

Villa boss receives chairman's backing ahead of Saints

3:46pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Daily Echo: Paul Lambert

Aston Villa chairman Randy Lerner has given his backing to the club's manager Paul Lambert after the suspension of Ian Culverhouse and Gary Karsa this week.

Saints season ticket costs increase

12:02pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Daily Echo: Snow warning to Saints fans travelling to Newcastle

Saints supporters have seen the cost of season tickets rise by about four per cent.

Extra goal ace appeals to fans

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Daily Echo: Jay Rodriguez

Unforeseen events can shake even the greatest plans.

Saints clash vital for Villa

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Daily Echo: Paul Lambert

Aston Villa chief executive Paul Faulkner has called for unity ahead of their game against Saints this weekend after the club’s fourth consecutive defeat left them in the thick of the Premier League relegation battle.

Morgan saved a ban

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Daily Echo: Morgan Schneiderlin wheels away to celebrate putting Saints ahead against Norwich.

Morgan Schneiderlin, above, has avoided suspension after the deadline for ten yellow cards passed.

Villa suspend senior staff

2:55pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Daily Echo: Paul Lambert

Saints' opponents this weekend, Aston Villa, have suspended assistant manager Ian Culverhouse and head of football operations Gary Karsa ''pending an internal investigation''.

Priority number 1 for Poch?

1:44pm Monday 14th April 2014

Daily Echo: Mauricio Pochettino

OK, so Saints have nothing really left to play for this season apart from the £700,000 or so difference between finishing eighth and ninth.

Lack of cutting edge is costly for Saints

8:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Daily Echo: Mauricio Pochettino

Saints deserved to beat Cardiff, but suffered from a lack of cutting edge, according to Mauricio Pochettino.

Players' tribute to teammate J-Rod

7:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Daily Echo: Jay Rodriguez

Mauricio Pochettino said it was the idea of the entire club for the players to show support for injured star Jay Rodriguez during the pre-match warm-ups on Saturday.

Cardiff defeat frustrates Davis

5:39pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Daily Echo: Steven Davis

STEVEN Davis thought it was only a matter of time before Saints scored – until Cardiff City stunned St Mary’s.

Saints stunned by Cardiff smash-and-grab

5:22pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Daily Echo: Saints stunned by Cardiff smash-and-grab

Cardiff's survival hopes received a timely shot in the arm as Juan Cala's exquisite strike secured a smash-and-grab win at Saints.

Saints 0 Cardiff 1

1:45pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Daily Echo: Southampton FC coverage from the Southern Daily Echo

Updates from Saints' 1-0 defeat against relegation battlers Cardiff in today's Premier League contest at St Mary's.

Pictures from Saints defeat against Cardiff City

6:23pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Daily Echo: Pictures from the Barclays Premier League match Saints v Cardiff City at St Mary's Stadium. The unauthorised downloading, editing, copying, or distribution of this image is strictly prohibited.

Images from Saints Premier League match against Cardiff City

Fringe stars to get their chance

10:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Daily Echo: Sam Gallagher battles for the ball with Norwich’s Alexander Tettey.

Mauricio Pochettino will give his fringe stars the remaining five games of the season to prove to him he doesn’t need to dip into the transfer market to replace Jay Rodriguez.

Poch wants to stay

7:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Daily Echo: Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino is adamant he sees his future in the Premier League.

J-Rod will come back stronger

10:40am Friday 11th April 2014

Daily Echo: Jay Rodriguez

Mauricio Pochettino has backed Jay Rodriguez to bounce back from injury as a stronger player.

Schneiderlin - why this is a huge summer for the Saints board

6:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Daily Echo: Morgan Schneiderlin wheels away to celebrate putting Saints ahead against Norwich.

Morgan Schneiderlin insists Saints can keep hold of their best players this summer – as long as the new board continue to drive the club forward.

Saints count injuries ahead of Cardiff

10:45am Friday 11th April 2014

Daily Echo: Artur Boruc

Saints have several injury problems ahead of tomorrow’s game with Cardiff.

Poch calm over Spurs link

10:49am Friday 11th April 2014

Daily Echo: Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino said he remains calm in the face of increased speculation linking him with the manager’s job at Tottenham.

Ramirez adds to Poch's injury worries

8:20am Friday 11th April 2014

Daily Echo: Gaston Ramirez

Saints are expected to be short on attacking numbers tomorrow, with Gastón Ramírez set to be on the sidelines again for the visit of Cardiff.

Major injury blow for Cardiff ahead of Saints trip

8:24am Friday 11th April 2014

Daily Echo: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Cardiff manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been dealt a major injury blow ahead of his team’s trip to Saints, with winger Craig Noone being ruled out for the rest of the season.

Schneiderlin confident that Saints trio will make World Cup

8:22am Friday 11th April 2014

Daily Echo: ADAM LALLANA

One of Saints’ four England World Cup hopefuls has already seen his dreams of Brazil dashed, but Morgan Schneiderlin is confident the remaining three will be heading to the tournament this summer.

Cardiff rocked ahead of Saints trip

3:08pm Friday 11th April 2014

Daily Echo: NEW JOB: Cardiff City boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Cardiff have sacked one member of staff and are set to discipline another amid claims that their team to play Crystal Palace last weekend was leaked to the London club.

Jones a Cardiff doubt

12:55pm Friday 11th April 2014

Daily Echo: LIKELY RETURN: Kenwyne Jones

Former Saints striker Kenwyne Jones is a doubt to be fit for Cardiff as they travel to St Mary's tomorrow.

Cardiff 'leak' complaint

11:25am Friday 11th April 2014

Daily Echo: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Cardiff insist they are focussing on tomorrow's game at Saints despite confirming that their chairman Mehmet Dalman has been in contact with the Premier League over an incident arising from last Saturday's clash against Crystal Palace.

COMMENT: Do Nicola Cortese's Saints wages sum up Premier League madness?

6:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

Daily Echo: Nicola Cortese.

Football is about as unique a business as you could ever find.

Former Saints midfielder targeting shock promotion to Premier League

6:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

Daily Echo: CHERRIES LOAN MAN: Andrew Surman

Andrew Surman is aiming to make it a second Premier League promotion – this time with Bournemouth.

Cardiff lose Noone for rest of season

12:03pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Daily Echo: Craig Noone

Cardiff winger Craig Noone is out of Saturday's trip to Saints and looks set to miss the rest of this season after suffering an abdominal injury.

Saints accounts reveal Cortese's salary

1:14pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Daily Echo: Nicola Cortese

Nicola Cortese was paid more than £1.96m for his last full season in charge of Saints.

Medical advances mean J-Rod should make full recovery from ligament injury

8:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Daily Echo: Jay Rodriguez - one of three Saints players picked by England.

JAY Rodriguez will be bucking the trend of sporting stars who have suffered anterior cruciate ligament injuries if he returns to action within six months.

Dearth of striking resources laid bare by Jay injury

7:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Daily Echo: Gaston Ramirez against Norwich.

Jay Rodriguez’s injury could add further pressure on Saints to strengthen their squad this summer – despite the club’s “difficult” financial position.

J-Rod blown away by messages of support

6:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Daily Echo: Jay Rodriguez - one of three Saints players picked by England.

Jay Rodriguez has been overwhelmed by the messages of support he has received after seeing his World Cup hopes dashed by injury.

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