It was understandable when many saw Southampton’s decision to dismiss Claude Puel as a shock at the end of the 2016/17 campaign. In the end it was the Frenchman’s inability to recreate the positive, attacking style of his predecessors, Pochettino and Koeman that saw him leave St.Mary’s. Mauricio Pellegrino arrived after an exceptional season with 

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The Football Association Challenge Cup (FA Cup) is the oldest and most celebrated football competition in the world. The FA Cup started in the year 1871–1872 and since then, it is has become an annual affair. The FA Cup also took place during the World War. Since 1923, FA Cup finals have taken place at 

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Manchester United have now gone up a gear, They sold Wayne Rooney – who silently shed a tear. But Man U are now playing well – and winning more games, Now Rooney plays for his beloved home team, Everton; ‘and he’s scoring goals in his dreams.’   Now let’s hear it for the Kop, and 

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The football season is now warming up and the players are playing warm-up games, New players are on display but I don’t know their names! Pre-season it is called and it starts very soon, New talent on show which should make us swoon.   From the lower league teams to the big names we see, 

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Manchester City’s recent capture of Tottenham defender, Kyle Walker, for a reported fee of £54 million, has made the English right-back the most expensive defender and Englishman in history. Walker is a fine player and offers something completely different to the players that City have had in his position in recent seasons. But the extortionate price 

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This year’s European Under-21 Championship is held in Poland, where current champions Sweden tried attempting to fend off their competitors, hoping to retain their crown and win it for a second year running. However, the main favourites going into the competition were Spain, Germany and England, with England losing to Germany on penalties and Germany 

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Chelsea have been very interested in signing Virgil van Dijk. However, they do not want to anger Southampton with an aggressive tactic in the same way Liverpool did, which did not work out. The Blues are waiting it out as they check in with Van Dijk’s time and time again at St. Mary’s. Conte is 

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It was a move met with much derision when then Southampton Chairman Nicola Cortese sacked successful manager Nigel Adkins and replaced him with a little known Argentine named Mauricio Pochettino in January 2013 At the time it seemed quite an extraordinary move, particularly given that at that time Pochettino did not speak any English. The 

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Whilst it has not yet been made official, Claude Puel’s dismissal from his post as Southampton manager is the worst kept secret in football at this moment with the two parties believed to be negotiating a fair severance package after the Frenchman completed just one season in the Premier League. Those in power at St. 

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With the 2016/17 season coming to an end, it’s only natural to start thinking of the upcoming season. Many teams have already announced their first summer signings, and the tabloids have started their transfer sagas as per usual. Just like some players won’t be at their current teams come August, some teams won’t be in 

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Manchester City eased past Southampton thanks to goals from Vincent Kompany, Leroy Sane and Kun Aguero. It was City’s 11th away win of the season, and crucial in their bid for Champions League football. Here are five things we learnt from the match:   Valiant Vincent Arms pumping, a canon of screams emitted from his 

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As reported by the Daily Star, Liverpool are eyeing a move for Virgil van Dijk this summer. The Southampton star, more valuable than a voucher code for Cherry, has been linked with numerous clubs, including Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United.     Like O-Posts on Facebook You can also follow O-Posts on Twitter @OPosts

Another tremendous infographic provided by the good folks at Clubline Football. What if one of the most popular leagues in the world gets ‘Americanized’? Just imagine….. Like O-Posts on Facebook You can also follow O-Posts on Twitter @OPosts

While the battle for the Premier League title looks like it will be won by Chelsea, there is still much to play for at both ends of the table. Top-four spots are up for grabs and, following their loss to the Blues, Manchester City will look to bounce back against Hull City at the Etihad. 

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GOALKEEPER Victor Valdes – Didn’t do a thing while at United, yet plays against them and helps them win. Jose’s teams 9th game in seven days didn’t seem to hurt them. And with agent Valdes in the opposition goal they were onto a winner. DEFENDERS Craig Dawson – They say doing the same thing over 

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Video uploaded by YouTube channel Footstar showcases all the goals and highlights from Tottenham’s 2-1 win over Southampton in their English Premier League encounter. Tottenham’s goals were scored by Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli, while James Ward-Prowse scored for Southampton.   Like O-Posts on Facebook You can also follow O-Posts on Twitter @OPosts

GOALKEEPER Darren Randolph – You have to feel for the guy. I mean, he saves one penalty and sees another almost hit the corner flag yet he lets in 3. I’ve put him in because I like taking the mick out of West Ham.   DEFENDERS John Stones – To be fair even I could 

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Video uploaded by YouTube channel YoungAshley showcases all the goals and highlights from Southampton’s 4-3 away victory against Watford in their English Premier League encounter at Vicarage Road. Southampton’s goals were scored by Dusan Tadic, Manolo Gabbiadini and a brace from Nathan Redmond, while Watford’s goals were scored by Troy Deeney, Stefano Okaka and Abdoulaye 

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