Southampton’s tremendous transformation has formed one of the most admirable and astounding stories in English football. The saints have gone from being on the brink of vanishing to competing in Europe in just eight seasons and they continue to rise and march on.
Rewind to April 2009, Southampton were placed into administration and they were facing the prospect of playing in the third division for the first time in 50 years. Parts of the stadium were closed off and star players such as Gareth Bale and Kenwyne Jones departed to reduce costs. Continue reading “Southampton – The Long Term Project to Success”
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored an 87th minute winner to award Jose Mourinho with his first ever major trophy at Manchester United.
Southampton were the stronger team over 90 minutes but Manchester United were more clinical in front of goal. Manchester United overtook Liverpool to become the most successful team in English football history, whereas the saints were unable to add to their solitary one major trophy. Continue reading “Manchester United crowned EFL Cup champions”