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Crystal Palace 1 Southampton 3
Bournemouth 2 Millwall 2
Ronald Koeman, the Southampton manager, could not have stated his team’s case any more strongly ahead of tomorrow’s home match against Manchester City. “We have played 12 games now and I didn’t see one team better than we [are] in these 12 games, and we played against Liverpool and we played against Tottenham,” he said. “Maybe Sunday, but we will see.”
Shahid Khan, the owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars and Fulham, insists that he has “no plans” to move his NFL franchise to London despite a widespread assumption that the Jaguars will be the team that eventually fulfils the league’s plan to base a team at Wembley.
Southampton 8 Sunderland 0: Minute-by-minute account of all eight goals at St Mary's
Ryan Bertrand hopes that being a first-team regular in a successful Southampton side – the ninth loan move of his Chelsea career – will return him to the England reckoning for the first time since two substitute appearances in 2012.
The summer signing was on target again in the 2-1 win
The Raiders visit Wembley to play the Dolphins, along with Ron Saunders’ great-nephew
If Alan Pardew lasts the week as Newcastle United manager – a big “if” after Saturday’s 4-0 humiliation at Southampton – then he will have gone half-way to proving right the suggestion in these pages last week that he had two matches in which to save his job. He must wish the visitors in the second, at St James’ Park on Saturday, were not Hull City.
Alan Pardew's No 2 involved in ugly exchange with fans
Southampton 4 Newcastle 0: Fans vent their fury at embattled Newcastle manager after Southampton’s Italian signing makes a striking impression
The 55-year-old pleaded guilty this week to driving while intoxicated in March
Gunners have seen five first team players head to City since 2009 and Gibbs has warned Arsenal the trend could still continue
Newly-promoted Brentford’s late equaliser makes Charlton pay for a series of missed chances
Former Liverpool defender has high standards to suit an ambitious club
Croatian defender could become the fourth player to leave St Mary's this summer