Aussies cut down SLanka, England whip Afghans in CWC warmups

Sports 05/27/19, 12:41

Australia overhauled Sri Lanka and England swatted aside Afghanistan with a clean bill of health in their last Cricket World Cup warmups on Monday.Usman Khawaja, stumped on 89, led Australia to chasing down Sri Lanka's 239-8 with five wickets and five overs to spare in Southampton.Khawaja gave Australia an injury ...

Morgan injures finger in Cricket World Cup scare for England

Sports 05/24/19, 06:10

England captain Eoin Morgan will undergo a precautionary X-ray after injuring a finger on his left hand, less than a week before the start of the Cricket World Cup.The England and Wales Cricket Board says Morgan was hurt during catching drills in a practice session on Friday ahead of a ...

Southampton signs Chinese firm as shirt sponsor

Soccer 05/13/19, 09:53

Premier League club Southampton says it has signed a Chinese company which has yet to launch as its new shirt sponsor.Southampton says in a statement that LD Sports is a "sports content, marketing and entertainment platform, which is launching this summer for the Chinese market."The value of the three-year deal ...

Huddersfield avoids most losses in Premier League season

Sports 05/12/19, 13:45

Relegated Huddersfield avoided tying the record for most losses in a Premier League season by coming from behind to draw 1-1 at Southampton on the final day of the campaign on Sunday.Nathan Redmond's thunderous first-half strike left the last-place Terriers in danger of a 29th top-flight defeat to cap a ...

Southampton secures EPL safety with 3-3 draw v Bournemouth

Soccer 04/27/19, 11:45

Southampton secured its Premier League safety on Saturday with a 3-3 draw at home to south-coast rival Bournemouth.With third-to-last Cardiff losing 1-0 at Fulham, Southampton is seven points clear of the relegation zone with two games to play and guaranteed to have an eighth straight season in England's lucrative top ...

Long scores quickest EPL goal in Southampton draw at Watford

Soccer 04/23/19, 16:15

Shane Long scored the quickest-ever Premier League goal as Southampton edged another point closer to safety with a 1-1 draw at Watford on Tuesday.The striker netted after 7.69 seconds — more than two seconds quicker than Ledley King managed for Tottenham in 2000 against Bradford.The goal came from Watford's kickoff. ...

Long scores quickest Premier League goal at 7.69 seconds

Sports 04/23/19, 15:02

Shane Long has scored the fastest-ever goal in a Premier League game, netting after less than eight seconds for Southampton against Watford.Long intercepted Craig Cathcart's clearance and ran onto the loose ball before dinking a shot over goalkeeper Ben Foster after 7.69 seconds on Tuesday.Based on the Premier League's timing, ...

Newcastle beats Southampton, virtually sure of EPL survival

Soccer 04/20/19, 13:55

Ayoze Perez's hat trick all but guaranteed Premier League safety for Newcastle by securing a 3-1 victory over Southampton on Saturday.The Spaniard scored twice in four minutes in the first half before a Southampton fightback inspired by changes at halftime.One of the newcomers, Mario Lemina, pulled one back in the ...

Southampton close to safety after beating Wolves 3-1 in EPL

Soccer 04/13/19, 11:30

Nathan Redmond scored twice as Southampton boosted its hopes of avoiding relegation by beating Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-1 on Saturday in the Premier League.Redmond put Southampton ahead in the second minute and then restored the hosts' lead in the 30th, just two minutes after Willy Boly had equalized for Wolves. Shane ...

Southampton overhaul leads to departure of chairman Krueger

Soccer 04/12/19, 04:54

The ongoing shake-up at Premier League club Southampton has led to the departure of chairman Ralph Krueger after five years in the role.Southampton's Chinese ownership, Gao Jisheng and his family, also fired vice chairman Les Reed and technical director Martin Hunter in November. Reed, in particular, played a key role ...

Salah ends goal drought, helps Liverpool back to top of EPL

Soccer 04/05/19, 15:59

Mohamed Salah ended a goal drought of nearly two months as Liverpool came from behind to beat Southampton 3-1 on Friday and move back to the top of the Premier League.The Egypt forward completed Liverpool's comeback after it fell behind in the ninth minute when he collected the ball 10 ...

Saints beat Brighton to boost EPL survival hopes

Soccer 03/30/19, 12:33

Southampton enjoyed a double boost on Saturday by taking a significant step toward English Premier League survival with a 1-0 win over Brighton, and increasing the relegation concerns of its south coast rival.Saints captain Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg earned the visitors victory at Amex Stadium by scoring his first goal since December.Southampton ...

Southampton stuns Tottenham 2-1 in EPL

Soccer 03/09/19, 13:02

Southampton scored twice in five second-half minutes to stun Tottenham 2-1 on Saturday, boosting its hopes of avoiding relegation from the English Premier League and loosening the visitors' grip on a top-four position.Harry Kane put Tottenham ahead with his 200th career goal for club and country as Spurs dominated the ...

Man United into EPL’s top 4 after beating Southampton 3-2

Soccer 03/02/19, 13:05

Romelu Lukaku scored an 88th-minute goal to earn Manchester United a thrilling 3-2 victory over Southampton and a place in the top four of the Premier League on Saturday.When interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer replaced Jose Mourinho in December, United was in sixth spot, 11 points off the Champions League ...

‘Risk-free’ Ranieri needs another miracle at Fulham

Soccer 02/28/19, 09:38

Shad Khan's overly bold words always seemed like they could come back to bite him.In welcoming Claudio Ranieri as Fulham manager in November, Khan — the American billionaire owner of the English soccer club — said it was a "risk-free" decision to bring in the 67-year-old Italian.Ranieri, after all, had ...

Southampton beats Fulham in Premier League relegation battle

Soccer 02/27/19, 17:35

Southampton climbed out of the Premier League's relegation zone with a 2-0 win over Fulham on Wednesday that pushed the visitors closer to the drop.The game ended with Fulham fans protesting against manager Claudio Ranieri, with the team now 10 points from safety with 10 games to go.First-half goals from ...

Cardiff beats Southampton 2-1 after emotional week

Soccer 02/09/19, 13:00

Cardiff ended an emotional week with a crucial victory, moving out of the Premier League's relegation zone by beating Southampton 2-1 Saturday thanks to Kenneth Zohore's stoppage-time winner.Southampton thought it had secured a point when Jack Stephens equalized in injury time, but Zohore's close-range finish two minutes later handed Cardiff ...

Burnley nets injury-time penalty, draws 1-1 with Southampton

Soccer 02/02/19, 12:45

Ashley Barnes converted a penalty in the fourth minute of injury time as Burnley snatched a 1-1 draw against Southampton on Saturday to leave both teams unbeaten in the English Premier League in 2019.Nathan Redmond's fantastic long-range finish from distance just before the hour mark looked to have earned Saints ...

Zaha scores, sent off in Palace’s 1-1 draw at Southampton

Soccer 01/30/19, 17:23

Wilfried Zaha scored and was sent off for sarcastically applauding the referee in Crystal Palace's 1-1 draw at Southampton in the Premier League on Wednesday.With his first goal since September, Zaha put Palace in the lead in the 41st minute after drilling home a shot inside the near post from ...

Ward-Prowse thunderbolt paves way for Southampton victory

Soccer 01/19/19, 12:35

James Ward-Prowse's second strike in as many Premier League matches and an own goal by Lucas Digne led Southampton to a 2-1 home victory over Everton that helped the south-coast club pull further clear of the relegation zone on Saturday.Midfield player Ward-Prowse produced a thunderbolt effort in the 50th minute, ...

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