Southampton’s Kerry Dixon and Ken Monkou were the “old boys” going back as Saints to take on Chelsea at Stamford Bridge with Blues skipper Andy Townsend facing one of his former clubs and desperate to further fuel the Londoners’ championship push. Chelsea’s surge had slowed down with two successive draws and manager Ian Porterfield had an additional worry, with top scorer Mick Harford struggling with a calf strain. Whereas Russian goalkeeper Dimitri Kharin’s work permit was yet to be in place, so he was unlikely to be in contention to start.
Donate to Premier League Museum
/ 2 hours ago
#PremierLeagueStories – #BrendanRodgers doesn’t want to complaint about a busy schedule for his foxes despite other managers raising concerns #LCFC
As debate rages over the scheduling of Premier League games, Leicester City boss Brendan...
/ 5 hours ago
#PremierLeagueStories – #PepGuardiola wants #BenjaminMendy to focus on his defending despite left back scoring his first goal for City #MCFC
Benjamin Mendy has the same challenge as John Stones at Manchester City to impress...
/ 5 hours ago
#PremierLeagueStories – #RalphHasenhuttl aims to get back to winning ways after loss to United #Saints
Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl immediately set his sights on another unbeaten run with Saints...
/ 7 hours ago
#PremierLeagueStories – Blades Boss #ChrisWilder admits grave concerns about his side’s dismal start to the season #SHUFC
Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder is under no illusions about what is needed now...
/ 18 hours ago
#PremierLeagueStories – #JanBednarek vows to fight back after Saints’ heartbreaking loss to Manchester United #SAFC
Defender Jan Bednarek vowed Saints would graft after their unbeaten run came to an...