Vital Football

Latest Southampton FC News

EHC Hoensbroek 0-4 Southampton

EHC Hoensbroek 0-4 Southampton

New manager Ronald Koeman's first game in charge and our first summer friendly ahead of the new season ended with a comprehensive and comfortable victory for us.

Youngster Sam McQueen gave us the perfect start after 11 minutes by putting us one nil in front, and fellow youngster Calum Chambers doubled our advantage just before the half time whistle.

A not often typed name since joining us, Billy Sharp scored our third from the spot, as he was one of eleven changes at half time as Koeman completely shuffled the pack to give everyone a 45 minute run out, and then Steven Davis completed the scoring with undoubtedly the goal of the game shortly afterwards.

It was Sharps first appearance for us in the best part of two seasons.

Koeman went for a mixed starting line up, including both experienced pros and our youngsters and Jose Fonte skippered us in the first period. The second period was much the same, and new signing Dusan Tadic make his uncompetitive debut for us since joining us a few days, and in terms of making debuts he was joined by Academy graduates Jason McCarthy, Jake Flannigan and Matt Targett.

For a full match report of the game please click here.

Southampton:

Kelvin Davis (Paulo Gazzaniga 46), Calum Chambers (Jason McCarthy 46), José Fonte (Jack Stephens 46), Jordan Turnbull (Jos Hooiveld 46), Nathaniel Clyne (Matt Targett 46), Jack Cork (Jake Flannigan 46), Harrison Reed (Steven Davis 46), James Ward-Prowse (Dušan Tadić 46), Jake Sinclair (Lloyd Isgrove 46), Sam McQueen (Billy Sharp 46), Emmanuel Mayuka (Sam Gallagher 46).

Goals - McQueen (11), Chambers (44), Sharp (pen 62), S. Davis (64).

EHC Hoensbroek:

Tom Grootaers, Omar El Achkar (Mitch Reintjens 60), Olaf Rompelberg, Mitch Kok (Dennis Jacobs 75), Marc Eberle (Tom Maas 46), Karim Mahmoud (Fabio Sarli 46), Bastiaan Weiser, Peter Jan Erkens, Ron Starmans (Semmy Meijer 75), Muslum Karabulut (Ike Schrijnemakers 60), Michele Meerburg (Haddadi Imad 60).

Subs:

Tom Delarosette (GK).

Vital Saints on: facebook

Vital Saints on: twitter

Join Vital Saints

Join The Vital Debate



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Vital Saint
Date:Wednesday July 16 2014
Time: 12:25AM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Southampton Articles

Puel On Southampton Challenge

Having been appointed yesterday as our new manager, Claude Puel has now met with the media and discusses the challenges that lie ahead for him with a new club, in a new...

Peul Appointed As Southampton Manager

Following the speculation linking Southampton with a move for Claude Puel to become our new manager following the Everton departure of Ronald Koeman...

Ward-Prowse Welcomes Redmond

With Nathan Redmond announced as a new signing for Southampton this summer from Norwich City, England Under 21 colleague James Ward-Prowse has welcomed his friend...

McCarthy Loaned To Walsall

Academy graduate Jason McCarthy has today made the loan switch out to League One side Walsall.

Archived Vital Saints Articles

Vital Saints articles from

Site Journalists

SFC Forever
no email
Profile
Vital Saint
Editor email
Profile
Matt Gardner
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Palace MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Forster11%
Martina1%
Fonte3%
van Dijk7%
Bertrand5%
Wanyama2%
Romeu1%
Mane6%
Davis35%
Tadic21%
Long5%
Sub - Pelle1%
Sub - Ward-Prowse1%
Sub - Austin1%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Southampton Results (view all)

Southampton Fixtures (view all)