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Mark Hughes signs three-year contract with Southampton after great escape

• Former Stoke manager commits future to 2021• Hughes calls on supporters to build on end of season revivalMark Hughes has been rewarded for keeping Southampton in the Premier League with a new three-year deal.The former Wales, Manchester City and Stok…

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Southampton v Manchester City: match preview

Manchester City’s quest for 100 points come up against a Southampton side who are all but safe but technically still need a draw, after four away points in a week and with a 10-goal swing required if Swansea finally manage a win. Mark Hughes would give…

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Trusting himself lets Mark Williams perform at his peak when bums turn squeaky | Paul MacInnes

Williams’ triumph at the Crucible, and Charlie Austin’s performance for Southampton, showed how top performers shrug off pressure by concentrating on what they do bestOn Monday evening I stood adjacent to history. Waiting for the delayed evening sessio…

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Southampton suspect ‘dark arts’ after hotel move and bus spat in Swansea

• Saints’ booking at Swansea hotel cancelled at short notice • Squad decided to walk into stadium after being kept on busMark Hughes believes “dark arts” were at work at Swansea, where Manolo Gabbiadini’s second-half goal gave Southampton a hugely sign…

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Manolo Gabbiadini lifts Southampton out of mire and sends West Brom down

A night of high drama and tension ended with Southampton all but securing their Premier League status for another season, Swansea staring relegation in the face and West Bromwich Albion joining Stoke City in the Championship.Manolo Gabbiadini was the p…

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Southampton earn vital win over Swansea to send West Brom down – as it happened

Manolo Gabbiadini’s 72nd-minute goal means Southampton are all but safe, Swansea are on the brink of relegation and West Brom are heading to the Championship 10.12pm BST Here’s Mark Hughes with a smile as wide as the Severn Bridge: “That’s why we do th…

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Swansea hotel says Southampton switch was not linked to relegation clash

• Marriott manager says football game not a factor in the switch• Southampton moved to Cardiff hotel after virus outbreakThe Swansea hotel which had a virus outbreak have said Southampton were ‘able to make their own decision regarding accommodation’ b…

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Carvalhal and Hughes call for cool heads in relegation play-off furnace | Stuart James

The showdown for Premier League survival between Southampton and Swansea could be won in the mindCarlos Carvalhal stressed the need for emotional control from Swansea and Mark Hughes was preaching a similar message when he talked about calmness being t…

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Tom Davies strikes late for Everton to dent Southampton hopes of staying up

Southampton were denied a huge step towards Premier League survival when Everton denied them a second successive league victory through a last-gasp equaliser from Tom Davies. The visitors must have thought they had dome enough to win, with Nathan Redmo…

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Everton v Southampton: match preview

Southampton have thee games to save their skins and leaving aside Tuesday’s trip to Swansea for a six-pointer, this is the other one in which they really need a return as they host Manchester City on the final day and that may be too tall an order. Las…

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