Southampton archives August 2011

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Everton striker not for sale

Striker Jermaine Beckford is set to stay at Everton after manager David Moyes rejected an attempt from Southampton to sign him.

Adkins revels in Saints riposte

Southampton manager Nigel Adkins was pleased to get back to winning ways with a 3-1 victory at Swindon in the Carling Cup.

Adkins upbeat despite defeat

Southampton manager Nigel Adkins refused to be downbeat after Leicester wrecked his side's perfect start to the season with a 3-2 win.

Own goal controversy as Foxes win

Rickie Lambert's controversial own goal proved decisive as Leicester claimed three much-needed points in a 3-2 win against Southampton.

Schneiderlin has lofty ambitions

Morgan Schneiderlin has set himself some pretty high targets - playing in the Premier League with Southampton and breaking into the France squad.

Mills departs Saints

Reading have signed Southampton full-back Joseph Mills for an undisclosed fee.

Adkins wants fresh faces

Southampton boss Nigel Adkins admits he might have to freshen up his side to maintain their spectacular start to the season.

Saints slay Lions

Guly Do Prado grabbed the only goal to keep Southampton sitting pretty at the top of the npower Championship with a 1-0 home win over Millwall.

Saints lose key trio

Leaders Southampton will be without Richard Chaplow, Radhi Jaidi and Lee Barnard when they host Millwall.

Adkins staying grounded

Southampton manager Nigel Adkins is not getting carried away despite their fine start to the season.

Adkins delight with "exceptional" Saints

Southampton manager Nigel Adkins hailed some "exceptional football" after a resounding 5-2 victory at Ipswich saw his side go top of the Championship.

Chaplow blow for Saints

Richard Chaplow will be missing from the Southampton squad which travels to Ipswich.

Connolly determined to keep firing

Southampton striker David Connolly has put his injury problems behind him and is determined to keep up his red-hot start to the season.

Adkins hails matchwinner Connolly

Southampton manager Nigel Adkins hailed the "outstanding talent" of matchwinner David Connolly as the npower Championship new boys won 1-0 at Barnsley.

Saints left in wait

Southampton will face Bristol City or Swindon in the Carling Cup second round.

Saints swoop for Fox

Southampton have signed defender Danny Fox from Burnley for an undisclosed fee.

Late check for Barnard

Southampton will check on Lee Barnard ahead of the Carling Cup clash with Torquay.

Hammond has winning habit

Southampton captain Dean Hammond has warned the rest of the Championship that his side have got the winning habit.

Saints off to flyer

Southampton fired a warning to the rest of the npower Championship by demolishing Leeds 3-1 at St Mary's.

Adkins relishing new term

Southampton manager Nigel Adkins is brimming with confidence ahead of the new Championship season.

Forte ready to go

Jonathan Forte says Southampton are raring to go ahead of the new Championship season.

QPR eyeing Puncheon deal

QPR manager Neil Warnock is confident that Southampton winger Jason Puncheon will join the club in the coming days.

Positive Chamberlain news

Southampton are hopeful Alex Chamberlain will be fit for their opening game of the season against Leeds.


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