Southampton FC – The Hassenhuttl Effect

Tweet Southampton Football Club ended their 2018/19 Premier League campaign in 16th position, retaining their status amongst England’s elite for the seventh consecutive season, despite amassing a mere nine points going into the Christmas period. But with safety in the bag, was this season a success?  Ralph Hassenhutl was brought into the club to achieve the same as his predecessor Mark Hughes, remain in England’s top division. pushed the Saints over the safety line by injecting the “gegenpress” style of football into his sides DNA, a system already deployed in…

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