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Sep 11, 2014

Koeman hopes Saint Toby will help down Magpies

SOUTHAMPTON England (Reuters) – Southampton manager Ronald Koeman is eager to pitch new signing Toby Alderweireld straight into the Premier League maelstrom against Newcastle United on Saturday, as his team look to build on their first win of the season.

Saints beat West Ham 3-1 away before the international break and Koeman wants more of the same from his new-look side, including the Belgian defender he signed on loan from Atletico Madrid on transfer deadline day.

Sep 11, 2014

Soccer-Koeman hopes Saint Toby will help down Magpies

SOUTHAMPTON, England, Sept 11 (Reuters) – Southampton manager Ronald Koeman is eager to pitch new signing Toby Alderweireld straight into the Premier League maelstrom against Newcastle United on Saturday, as his team look to build on their first win of the season.

Saints beat West Ham 3-1 away before the international break and Koeman wants more of the same from his new-look side, including the Belgian defender he signed on loan from Atletico Madrid on transfer deadline day.

Sep 2, 2014

Analysis – Premier League the biggest winner as talent pours in

LONDON (Reuters) – For Manchester United, the answer to a slump in form or a crisis of confidence comes in 50 pound notes. Millions of them.

The giants of Old Trafford haemorrhaged almost 150 million pounds in the last few weeks, dressing the likes of Angel di Maria, Marcos Rojo and Falcao in red shirts.

Sep 2, 2014

Soccer-Premier League the biggest winner as talent pours in

LONDON, Sept 2 (Reuters) – For Manchester United, the answer to a slump in form or a crisis of confidence comes in 50 pound notes. Millions of them.

The giants of Old Trafford haemorrhaged almost 150 million pounds ($247.9 million) in the last few weeks, dressing the likes of Angel di Maria, Marcos Rojo and Falcao in red shirts.

Aug 28, 2014

Koeman eyes victory as Boruc complains about treatment

SOUTHAMPTON England (Reuters) – Belief is fantastic but there is nothing like points to boost confidence and Southampton manager Ronald Koeman is banking on a win at West Ham United in the Premier League on Saturday to give his side a boost.

“It is the best way to have confidence,” Dutchman Koeman told reporters on Thursday after the Saints’ midweek League Cup triumph at Championship (second tier) Millwall. “You can talk and you can believe, but points bring in a good feeling.

Aug 28, 2014

Soccer-Koeman eyes victory as Boruc complains about treatment

SOUTHAMPTON, England, Aug 28 (Reuters) – Belief is fantastic but there is nothing like points to boost confidence and Southampton manager Ronald Koeman is banking on a win at West Ham United in the Premier League on Saturday to give his side a boost.

“It is the best way to have confidence,” Dutchman Koeman told reporters on Thursday after the Saints’ midweek League Cup triumph at Championship (second tier) Millwall. “You can talk and you can believe, but points bring in a good feeling.

Aug 21, 2014

Schneiderlin not for sale – at any price, say Southampton

SOUTHAMPTON England (Reuters) – Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino can put away his cheque-book because the message is loud and clear — Southampton’s Morgan Schneiderlin is not for sale. At any price.

Former Saints manager Pochettino has been interested in the French international for some weeks, looking to bring the midfielder to Tottenham.

Aug 21, 2014

Soccer-Schneiderlin not for sale – at any price, say Southampton

SOUTHAMPTON, England, Aug 21 (Reuters) – Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino can put away his cheque-book because the message is loud and clear – Southampton’s Morgan Schneiderlin is not for sale. At any price.

Former Saints manager Pochettino has been interested in the French international for some weeks, looking to bring the midfielder to Tottenham.

Jun 18, 2014

Spain’s reign not merely on the wane: it’s over

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – And so it was official. The reign of Spain was not merely on the wane – it was over.

But this was no hard luck story. No tale of near misses, or if onlys. It was a 90-minute clubbing of a once-mighty empire.

Jun 18, 2014

Soccer-Spain’s reign not merely on the wane: it’s over

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 18 (Reuters) – And so it was official. The reign of Spain was not merely on the wane – it was over.

But this was no hard luck story. No tale of near misses, or if onlys. It was a 90-minute clubbing of a once-mighty empire.

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