The Rise and Possible Fall of Southampton’s Saints

“In professional sports there are saints, sinners and opportunists who take their chances for a better life. Southampton F.C, known as the Saints, is the only team on England’s southern coast competing in the Premier League. Four years ago, the club faced bankruptcy. It was saved by a German-Swiss businessman, and four months ago Southampton dared to threaten the elite teams vying for Champions League spots. But sometimes a rapid rise begets instability.” NY Times

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: