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  1. Soccer - Mario Balotelli-infused Liverpool attack better than las...

    Adrian Melville

    With Italian striker Mario Balotelli headed to Liverpool, Adrian Melville looks at how the Reds' new-look attack compares to last season's prolific version led by Luis Suarez. Could Liverpool be even more dangerous this campaign?

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  2. A feel-good story: Liverpool fan gets his dream

    Steven Kelly

    After two fairly impressive seasons in the top flight with Southampton, Rickie Lambert is about to join his boyhood heroes. It's the kind of move that Liverpool used to be renowned for -- swift, surprising and financially sound. Many fans said at ...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  3. Concerns remain about Hodgson's sensible England squad

    John Brewin

    The public statements of Ashley Cole and Roy Hodgson were respectful and cordial. When news broke on Sunday that Cole was not part of England's expedition to Brazil, the headline act of the selection process had already been performed. Old Traffor...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  4. Record-breaking Saints set for season finale

    Chris Rann

    If anything was going to decide a contest like Southampton's 1-0 win over Swansea City on Saturday it was going to be a goal like the one Rickie Lambert scored in stoppage time. This was as poor a match as you will have seen all season, and the "s...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  5. Tactics Board: A pair of Chelsea buses, Giggs' attacking intent

    Richard Jolly

    LIVERPOOL 0-2 CHELSEA Brendan Rodgers accused Chelsea of parking "two buses" in their 2-0 win at Anfield. What he meant, perhaps, was that they had two defensive blocks: a back four shielded by a central midfield trio. Both stayed deep, the defen...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  6. Six stars to sort shot-shy Saints

    Chris Rann

    I've spent a lot of time complaining about Saints' lack of goals of late and the solution is to add another striker to the squad; to both lift the burden off Rickie Lambert and Jay Rodriguez and also to provide competition for places. But who coul...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  7. Saints' progression stunted -- Pochettino must find solutions

    Chris Rann

    Picking the bones out of Saints' 0-0 draw with Aston Villa at Villa Park on Saturday is nothing short of frustrating, disappointing and miserable. In two fixtures against a poor Villa side, Southampton have averaged 73 percent of the possession an...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  8. Saints must be wary of Palace forwards

    Chris Rann

    Saints travel to Selhurst Park this weekend to face an entirely different Crystal Palace team to the one that they eased past at St. Mary's back in September. The personnel is largely the same of course, but the Eagles have since changed managers,...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  9. Composure in front of goal highlights differences

    Chris Rann

    It seems like an odd way to react to a 3-0 home defeat, but the manner of the performance from Saints was actually pretty encouraging. - Report: Southampton 0-3 Liverpool In fact, it would be fair to say that Saints matched the side now second ...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  10. Three Things: Southampton vs. Liverpool

    Michael Cox

    SOUTHAMPTON -- A trio of thoughts from Liverpool's 3-0 win vs. Southampton. 1. Liverpool's diamond Brendan Rodgers sprung a surprise with his starting selection, dropping in-form Raheem Sterling and using Joe Allen as an extra central midfield...

    Blog | March 01, 2014
  11. Hull breached as Saints sink City

    Chris Rann

    Southampton's 1-0 victory at Hull on Tuesday night represented an extremely valuable away win. Despite mauling the Tigers in the game at St. Mary's earlier in the season, a midweek trip to the North East to face a side with a very good home record...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  12. Saints choke versus Stoke

    Chris Rann

    Saints' 2-2 draw with Stoke on Saturday is a game that will be filed under "frustrating", "flat" and "infuriating". - Report: Southampton 2-2 Stoke On more than one occasion this season Saints have dropped points and been left to rue not taking...

    Blog | February 09, 2014
  13. Be careful what you wish for in transfer window

    Chris Rann

    Transfer windows have a funny effect on people. From chairman, to managers, to supporters, they provoke irrational behaviour. How else do players like Andy Carroll end up demanding such vast fees? Everyone suddenly feels panicked into making rash dec...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  14. Liverpool target Salah and West Ham want Lambert

    ESPN staff

    The January transfer window is open! The Liverpool Echo reports that Brendan Rodgers wants to bring Basel winger Mohamed Salah to Anfield, while West Ham want to sign Southampton striker Rickie Lambert, according to The Mirror. 21.32 GMT: Jose Mou...

    Blog | January 01, 2014
  15. Saints bounce back

    Chris Rann

    As is usually the case after an impressive Saints win, the national institution that is England's weekly highlights package chose to focus on something else about the game, in this case Malky Mackay and his relationship with Cardiff owner Vincent Tan...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  16. Gameweek 19: Fantasy Preview

    John Culea

    There are six matches on Saturday and four on Sunday. You have only one game to check for announced lineups and it is not likely many managers will have a stake in either West Ham or WBA. Expect more lineup rotations on the heels of Boxing Day. ...

    Blog | December 26, 2013