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Southampton v Crystal Palace
Tuesday, 2nd January 2018
- Long 17'
Crystal Palace 2
After the pride restoring match against Manchester United came this
A completely abject capitulation, after having been completely in control
The ex-England manager outhinks the Argentinian manager
Manchester United v Southampton
Saturday, 30th December 2017
A good performance, but no cigar
Long almost broke the deadlock
Almost the ridiculous (the Spurs result) to the sublime
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Other than the two latest games mentioned on this page, all the other match reports of games played so far this season, including Cup games, descriptions of players signed this season and a tribute to Rickie Lambert's career, can all be found by clicking on the button below
Rickie Lambert Retires
Monday, 2nd October 2017
On the 2nd October 2017 Rickie Lambert announced his retirement. One of Saints favourite sons, he joined the club in 2009 and the journey began, starting on -10 points at the foot of Division One and then achieving two succesive promotions, to finally reach the Premier League.
His 117 goals scored across 5 seasons were instrumental in the progress of the club and IBO has written a tribute to the big man's career. Just click on the button below to read it.
Mauricio Pellegrino Appointed Manager
Friday, 23rd June 2017
Mauricio Pellegrino said :
"I am really happy to become the new coach of Southampton Football Club. The club has a great reputation for having a strong and stable structure, competing in the Premier League and playing attractive football
"I think my philosophy and the culture of the club will work well together. We have to be a team on and off the pitch; I want to make the supporters proud of the players and to feel part of the game every week. I want to win matches, be successful and develop a team spirit where everyone gives 100 per cent and supports each other
"I am excited and passionate about what the future holds for us and look forward to meeting the players and beginning our preparation for the new season
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History of the Saints
A word of warning though, it runs to just over 1 hour 27 minutes, so be prepared to settle down for a while...