Jim White

  • Southampton proof that money doesn’t buy success

    What is behind Southampton’s success this season?

    Southampton's Victor Wanyama (C) celebrates scoring a goalSouthampton's Victor Wanyama (C) celebrates scoring a goal

    Three months into the season, as yet another interminable international break gives us a moment’s pause to consider, it is probably reasonable time to assess how Southampton’s summer transfer dealings have fared. I predicted back in August how it was going to pan out: disastrously. The core of the side that had performed so well the previous season had been extracted, the manager had gone, the only way was down. And in all probability out.

    So how has it gone for those who left St Mary’s in pursuit of grander things? Well, currently Calum Chambers is the most successful of the departures, his

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