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Dec 9, 2013

Show-stopping goal start of things to come, vows Osvaldo

LONDON (Reuters) – Southampton’s record signing Dani Osvaldo single-handedly stunned Manchester City at the weekend, and now the Argentine-born Italy centre forward is warning there is more of the same to come.

Snapped up from Roma for 15 million pounds in August, the 27-year-old could not be accused of settling into Premier League life quickly, with only two goals to show from his first four months in the English top flight.

Dec 9, 2013

Soccer-Show-stopping goal start of things to come, vows Osvaldo

LONDON, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Southampton’s record signing Dani Osvaldo single-handedly stunned Manchester City at the weekend, and now the Argentine-born Italy centre forward is warning there is more of the same to come.

Snapped up from Roma for 15 million pounds in August, the 27-year-old could not be accused of settling into Premier League life quickly, with only two goals to show from his first four months in the English top flight.

Dec 6, 2013

Soccer: Saints look to shut up shop and stop slide

LONDON (Reuters) – Winded by a third successive defeat, Southampton must patch up a suddenly leaky defense when they host free-scoring Manchester City on Saturday.

The once-meanest back line in the English Premier League has now conceded eight goals in the last three matches.

Dec 6, 2013

Saints look to shut up shop and stop slide

LONDON (Reuters) – Winded by a third successive defeat, Southampton must patch up a suddenly leaky defence when they host free-scoring Manchester City on Saturday.

The once-meanest back line in the English Premier League has now conceded eight goals in the last three matches.

Nov 22, 2013

Cerebral Saints pack power up top, boss says

LONDON (Reuters) – The key to Southampton’s success this season is as much due to their cerebral powers as their football skills, says manager Mauricio Pochettino.

The surprise package of the season so far, the south coast Saints sit a lofty third in the table, and could vault to the top of the Premier League if results go their way this weekend when they visit leaders Arsenal.

Nov 22, 2013

Soccer-Cerebral Saints pack power up top, boss says

LONDON, Nov 22 (Reuters) – The key to Southampton’s success this season is as much due to their cerebral powers as their soccer skills, says manager Mauricio Pochettino.

The surprise package of the season so far, the south coast Saints sit a lofty third in the table, and could vault to the top of the Premier League if results go their way this weekend when they visit leaders Arsenal.

Nov 21, 2013

Saints braced for revenge trip to Arsenal

LONDON (Reuters) – High-flying Southampton face their toughest challenge of the season on Saturday, but the Premier League visit to Arsenal in no way fazes manager Mauricio Pochettino, nor talismanic strikers Rickie Lambert and Jay Rodriguez.

Saints sit a lofty third place in the league after 11 matches played, their 22 points just three fewer than top-of-the-table Arsenal.

Nov 21, 2013

Soccer-Saints braced for revenge trip to Arsenal

LONDON, Nov 21 (Reuters) – High-flying Southampton face their toughest challenge of the season on Saturday, but the Premier League visit to Arsenal in no way fazes manager Mauricio Pochettino, nor talismanic strikers Rickie Lambert and Jay Rodriguez.

Saints sit a lofty third place in the league after 11 matches played, their 22 points just three fewer than top-of-the-table Arsenal.

Nov 11, 2013

Nobody can stop us – except ourselves, says Saints boss

LONDON (Reuters) – Nobody can stop Southampton’s run towards the top of the English Premier League, except perhaps the Saints themselves, says manager Mauricio Pochettino.

The unfashionable club from England’s south coast thumped Hull City 4-1 at the weekend to go third in the league, a fifth consecutive home win, and one which extended their unbeaten run in the top flight to eight matches.

Nov 11, 2013

Soccer-Nobody can stop us – except ourselves, says Saints boss

LONDON, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Nobody can stop Southampton’s run towards the top of the English Premier League, except perhaps the Saints themselves, says manager Mauricio Pochettino.

The unfashionable club from England’s south coast thumped Hull City 4-1 at the weekend to go third in the league, a fifth consecutive home win, and one which extended their unbeaten run in the top flight to eight matches.

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