Roy Hodgson denies plan to substitute Wayne Rooney before goal
Roy Hodgson denies plan to substitute Wayne Rooney before goal

England manager Roy Hodgson denied he had decided to substitute Wayne Rooney just before his captain scored what proved to be the decisive goal in England`s 1-0 victory in Estonia on Sunday.

EPL: Liverpool will miss Luis Suarez badly

There`s no Luis Suarez any more, and will the Reds be able to cope without him in domestic circuit and Europe this season, will present an interesting sight in the offering. Liverpool, who finished second in the English Premier League last season, have made their way back to Champions League football after a gap of five years and manager Brendan Rodgers is keen to add more depth to his squad to challenge for top honours.

Saints sign Ryan Bertrand on loan from Chelsea

Chelsea left-back Ryan Bertrand has agreed a season-long loan deal with Southampton, the south-coast English club confirmed on Wednesday.

Liverpool sign defender Dejan Lovren from Southampton

Liverpool`s raid on Britain`s south coast continued with the capture of Southampton`s Croatian defender Dejan Lovren on Sunday for a reported 20 million pounds ($33.95 million).

Scotland to play England in Glasgow

Scotland and England will meet at Celtic Park on November 18 in an international friendly, the national associations of both countries announced on Monday.

Saints sign Serbian playmaker Tadic

Southampton have signed Serbian midfielder Dusan Tadic from Dutch club FC Twente, the Premier League club announced on Tuesday.

Liverpool confirm arrival of England`s Adam Lallana

Liverpool confirmed on Tuesday the arrival of England midfielder Adam Lallana from fellow Premier League side Southampton on a long-term deal.

Southampton say under no pressure to sell best players

Managerless Southampton will not be forced to sell crucial players such as Adam Lallana and Luke Shaw despite allowing striker Rickie Lambert to join Liverpool, the Premier League club said on Monday.

Liverpool confirm transfer of striker Lambert from Saints

Liverpool have confirmed the transfer of striker Rickie Lambert from Southampton, the Premier League club announced on Monday.

Hodgson welcomes Lambert`s Liverpool switch

England manager Roy Hodgson has publicly given his backing to striker Rickie Lambert`s impending transfer from Southampton to Liverpool.

Rickie Lambert to Liverpool: A dream come true

Liverpool look set to complete their first signing of the summer by snapping up Rickie Lambert from Southampton. The signing fee is believed to be in the region of £4m plus add-ons.

Liverpool set to swoop for Saints striker Lambert

Liverpool are close to signing England striker Rickie Lambert from Southampton, according to reports on Thursday.

England call-up for Saints trio momentous, says Lambert

The England World Cup call-up for three Southampton players marks a momentous occasion in the history of the English Premier League club, Brazil-bound striker Rickie Lambert said on Monday.

United out of Europe after last-day draw

Manchester United ended a miserable season with a 1-1 draw at Southampton on Sunday that saw them finish the campaign in seventh place in the Premier League.

Manchester City maintains Premier League title push with 4-1 win over Southampton

Manchester City has turned on the pressure on their Premier League title rivals with a 4-1 victory over Southampton on Saturday at the Etihad.

Saints go marching on with victory over Hull

Southampton extended their unbeaten run to six matches on Tuesday with a 1-0 win over Hull in their English Premier League clash.

Crouch comes back to haunt Southampton as his goal earns draw

A goal by Peter Crouch against one of his former teams earned Stoke just their seventh point away from home from this season as they secured a creditable 2-2 draw with Southampton at St Mary`s on Saturday.

Southampton trio impress England manager Hodgson

The free-scoring ways of Southampton`s Adam Lallana, Jay Rodriguez and Rickie Lambert continue to push their claims for swapping the south coast for Brazil`s Copacabana beach come World Cup time.

Southampton give Mackay reality check

Southampton gave Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay fresh problems by ending a six-game losing run in the Premier League with a 3-0 victory on Thursday.

EPL: Rickie Lambert lifts Saints into top three

Southampton have made their best ever start to a top-flight season after climbing into third place in the Premier League as Rickie Lambert inspired a 2-0 win over Fulham on Saturday.