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Claude Puel: Southampton sack manager after one season in charge

Puel presided over 19 wins, 10 draws and 18 defeats in all competitions at Southampton (Image credit: Reuters)

Southampton have sacked manager Claude Puel after one season in charge. The 55-year-old Frenchman, who was appointed in June 2016, led Saints to eighth in the Premier League last season despite losing 16 games. They also reached the League Cup final, their first major final since 2003. A Southampton statement read: “The search for a new management team is under ...

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Southampton 0-0 Manchester United: Sergio Romero ensures Red Devils avoid third straight Premier League defeat


Southampton struggled to relieve the pressure building on manager Claude Puel after an under-strength Manchester United held them to a 0-0 home draw. Saints chairman Ralph Krueger has refused to offer assurances surrounding the Frenchman’s future despite him leading them to the brink of an eighth-placed finish and this partly demonstrated why. Puel’s future is to be discussed at the ...

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Middlesbrough 1-2 Southampton: Saints seal victory against relegated Boro


Southampton emerged victorious from a lifeless clash at relegated Middlesbrough, where disillusioned fans made their anger clear as the Riverside bid a meek farewell to Premier League football. Boro’s return to the Championship was confirmed by Monday’s defeat at champions Chelsea and their final top-flight home match brought precious little relief. Under-fire Claude Puel’s much-changed Southampton side secured a 2-1 ...

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Chelsea 4-2 Southampton: Blues take step closer to landing Premier League title


Diego Costa ended his lean streak with a double as Premier League leaders Chelsea beat Southampton 4-2 to restore their seven-point advantage over Tottenham. Cesc Fabregas, Costa and Eden Hazard were substitutes in last Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final win over Spurs, largely because of the proximity of this fixture. And all three were instrumental as Antonio Conte’s side moved within ...

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Southampton 1-0 Liverpool: Nathan Redmond hits winner to give Saints EFL Cup semi-final advantage


Southampton take a slender advantage into the second leg of their EFL Cup semi-final after narrowly beating Liverpool at St Mary’s. Nathan Redmond scored the decisive goal in a dominant Saints performance to ensure Claude Puel’s side travel to Anfield with something to hold onto. Liverpool, who decided to start with Loris Karius in goal, had their under fire goalkeeper ...

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Southampton grab 2-1 home win over Inter Milan

There were just four minutes and 57 seconds between both Southampton goals (Image credit: PA)

Southampton remain on course to reach the Europa League knockout phase after fighting back to earn a memorable win against Italian giants Inter Milan. Inter scored with their first shot on target when skipper Mauro Icardi pounced to smash in a loose ball. Dusan Tadic missed a controversial penalty in first-half injury-time, but Virgil van Dijk hooked in to level ...

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UEFA Europa League: Southampton beaten by Inter Milan at the San Siro

Antonio Candreva scores his first goal for Inter Milan with the side's first shot on target against Southampton (Image credit: AP)

Southampton were punished for several missed chances as Inter Milan eased the pressure on manager Frank de Boer by snatching victory in their Europa League group game at the San Siro. The Premier League side outplayed their hosts in the first half, but James Ward-Prowse fired over and Cuco Martina shot wide. Substitute Charlie Austin powered a low strike just ...

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