Pen pics of Southampton's coaching, science, medicine and analytics staff.
Pen pics of Southampton's coaching, science, medicine and analytics staff.
SOUTHAMPTON have appointed new Under-21 and U18 coaches as part of a major revamp of roles in their Academy.
FORMER Arsenal set piece coach Andreas Georgson has joined Southampton in the same role.
SOUTHAMPTON have scrapped their B Team model following the exit of Dave Horseman to become Head Coach of Forest Green Rovers.
ANDY GOLDIE has been appointed Academy Director at Southampton in a move that reunites him with manager Russell Martin.
SOUTHAMPTON Head of Technical Development Iain Brunnschweiler has left the club after almost six years. His exit has cast doubt on the future of the club's unique Learning Lab.
MARK BITCON has been appointed Director of Performance at Southampton as the club begin their behind-the-scenes rebuild.
JOE FERRELLY îs leaving Everton after four years to become Head of Data and Research for Sport Republic, working for Southampton and Goztepe in Turkey.
SOUTHAMPTON Head of Sport Science and first-team fitness coach Alek Gross is leaving the club after a decade following their relegation from the Premier League.
MARK JARVIS is leaving his role as Southampton Director of Performance Support as owners Sport Republic continue their clean sweep behind the scenes. Jarvis was hired from the English Institute of Sport in August 2018 as strategic lead for their performance and medical department across men's, women's and Academy.
SAM STANTON is being promoted to replace Tom Stockwell as Head of Scouting Operations at Southampton. Stockwell is leaving the club after almost 12 years to join Nottingham Forest.
SOUTHAMPTON Academy Director Matt Hale is leaving the club at the end of the season after a decade’s service.
SOUTHAMPTON B are “in the middle of something really really powerful” after being crowned Premier League 2 Division 2 champions, according to coach Dave Horseman.
MATT CROCKER has been appointed as the new Sporting Director of US Soccer after three-and-a-half years as Southampton’s Director of Football Operations. He will be officially unveiled tomorrow.
JASON WILCOX will leave Manchester City after more than a decade in the summer to become Director of Football at Southampton.
NATASHA PATEL has returned to Southampton as Assistant Academy Director after more than three years with New York Red Bulls in the MLS.
MATT CROCKER is to leave his position as Director of Football Operations at Southampton at the end of the season.
RASMUS ANKERSEN has said that clubs and fans are wrong to discount managers who have failed - and that he actually favours those who have. There's plenty of evidence from outside football that backs him up, too.
NATHAN JONES has said that Southampton’s strategy of “developing” players rather than getting them in “ready-made” is what attracted him to become their new manager.
SOUTHAMPTON have hired Pete Haynes from Cheltenham Town in a revamp of their coaching set-up at Under-18 level. The 28-year-old, who was Senior Professional Development Phase Coach at Cheltenham, has been appointed U18s Individual Coach by the Premier League side.
ALEX CLAPHAM has left his role as Southampton set-piece coach after three months due to personal reasons.
ASSISTANT Academy Director Edd Vahid is leaving Southampton after eight seasons to join the Premier League.
JOE SHIELDS has left Manchester City after nine years to become Head of Senior Recruitment at Southampton.
RALPH HASSENHUTTL has finalised his backroom staff for the coming season, with Alex Clapham joining from Notts County as set piece coach and Carl Martin moving up from the Under-18s to become an in-possession specialist.
RUBEN SELLES has been appointed First Team Lead Coach at Southampton after long-serving trio Kelvin Davis, Dave Watson and Craig Fleming were sacked by the club.
IN April, Southampton announced that they were launching a “unique” Learning Lab that would embed a “research culture focused on modern Ecological Approaches” in their club and Academy. TGG decided to find out more by welcoming two members of the Learning Lab Board onto our podcast.
SOUTHAMPTON Head of Technical Development Iain Brunnschweiler has revealed that the club use a former SAS solider to help train their young players to become elite.
SOUTHAMPTON have taken the highly unusual move of loaning their B team goalkeeper coach Ryan Flood to Dundee United for the remainder of the season.
SOUTHAMPTON have launched a “unique” Learning Lab that will embed a “research culture focused on modern ecological approaches” in both their club and Academy.
IAIN BRUNNSCHWEILER is to head up a ‘pioneering’ new Technical Development Department that Southampton hope will support their intention to be "the most productive Academy in the country on a consistent basis.”
FORMER Brentford Co-Director of Football Rasmus Ankersen is one of the men behind Sport Republic’s takeover of Southampton.
SOUTHAMPTON Director of Football Matt Crocker has explained why the club have introduced a system of Game Coach and Individual Development Coach, rather than the traditional Head Coach and assistant model.
OLLY LANCASHIRE has returned to Southampton as a player and mentor for their B team. The 32-year-old centre-back, who has played more than 300 senior games, made 17 appearances for Saints at the start of his career.
FORMER England in-possession coach Mikey Harris has been appointed to the new position of Under-18s individual coach by Southampton.
SOUTHAMPTON have hired Lee Skyrme from the Football Association to become their B team Individual Player Coach.
RADHI JAIDI has left Southampton after more than a decade to become assistant manager at Belgian side Cercle Brugge.
SAM STANTON, who was Head of Analysis at Bristol City for seven years, has joined the new Player Insights team at Southampton.
SOUTHAMPTON'S Lead Data Scientist, Alex Kleyn, explains how the club use data to ensure the new B team is tactically aligned with Ralph Hasenhuttl’s first team.
STEVE SPARKS has left Southampton after a decade to become first-team physio at Manchester City.
SOUTHAMPTON Director of Football Operations Matt Crocker says the club have ‘moved away’ from the loans system and will rarely send young players to other clubs.
MO GIMPEL, one of the longest-serving medical practitioners in the Premier League, has left Southampton after 23 years.
ROSS WILSON, Southampton’s Director of Football Operations, has left the club to become Rangers’ new Sporting Director.
NATASHA PATEL, Southampton’s Head of Performance Analysis, has left the club after eight years to join the New York Red Bulls.
SOUTHAMPTON manager Ralph Hassenhuttl has lost the only member of staff he brought with him to the club in December 2018.
ASTON VILLA Under-18 coach David Hughes is leaving the club to become Southampton’s first Head of Academy Player Development.
SOUTHAMPTON have made a number of changes to their coaching and performance teams ahead of Ralph Hasenhüttl’s first full season in charge of the club.
SOUTHAMPTON are poised to announce a new Head of Player Development after splitting the traditional Head of Coaching role in two as part of an Academy revamp.
A THREE-YEAR Southampton research project has found that sudden spikes in training load dramatically increase injury risk - but that building load over a longer period protects against this.
LES REED’S final legacy to Southampton was a complete revamp of their performance department focusing on “innovation and collaboration”.
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR Martin Hunter has followed Vice Chairman Les Reed through the exit door at Southampton.
LES REED, Southampton's most senior football figure, has been sacked after eight years at the club.
HOW did a 27-year-old Englishman end up working with Denmark at the World Cup - as well as with Malmo in Sweden? Fitness coach Ben Rosen explained all - as well as giving the lowdown on stars including Christian Eriksen.
THIS is the seventh job of Mark Hughes' managerial career - and the seventh time he's appointed the same assistants. Is a fear of the unfamiliar holding him back?
SOUTHAMPTON have lost the lowest number of days to injury so far this season, while Watford have experienced the most.
SOUTHAMPTON have brought in an expert to try and discover why their players are losing so many days to hamstring injuries.
SOUTHAMPTON have announced the death of their chief scout, Bill Green, at the age of 66.
SOUTHAMPTON first team data scientist Laura Bowen gives a fascinating insight into her role during pre-season - saying her purpose is to give players 'no place to hide'.
MANY players are back at their training grounds this week. The first thing they do is testing. But what exactly does it involve?
WEST BROM won the Premier League fitness title in 2016/17, with the lowest number of significant injuries and days lost to injury.
JONATHAN WOODHOUSE (above), Southampton academy data scientist, tells us why a work placement was so important for him and gives advice to current students.
US SOCCER's new director of high performance told TGG about his journey from sports science graduate to one of the key jobs in football.