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Southampton SACK three members of Ralph Hasenhuttl’s backroom staff

Southampton SACK three members of Ralph Hasenhuttl’s backroom staff however decide to stay with the Austrian supervisor in a serious shakeup of their teaching set-up after dropping 10 out of their closing 13 Premier League video games

  • Southampton completed fifteenth within the league and received one of their closing 13 video games
  • Their poor finish to the season promoted a full review into how the year unfolded
  • Coaches Dave Watson, Kelvin Davis and Craig Fleming have all left the membership

Southampton have parted with three members of Ralph Hasenhuttl’s backroom staff in a serious shakeup of their teaching setup.

Southampton have confirmed the departures of first crew assistant coach’s Dave Watson, Kelvin Davis and Craig Fleming from the St Mary’s membership.

In an announcement on their official web site, they wrote: ‘Southampton Football Club can verify a change throughout the teaching crew within the Men’s First Team setting.

Three members of Ralph Hasenhuttl's backroom staff have been sacked at Southampton

Three members of Ralph Hasenhuttl’s backroom staff have been sacked at Southampton

‘The membership has made the choice to half with Kelvin Davis, Dave Watson and Craig Fleming following the conclusion of the 2021/22 marketing campaign and forward of the return of the squad for pre-season coaching later in the summertime.

Confirmation of new additions to the staff shall be introduced sooner or later.

The membership wish to categorical its honest thanks to every of the coaches for his or her efforts all through their time at Southampton in numerous capacities.’

Southampton completed fifteenth this season however received only one of their closing 13 video games, dropping 10.

Dave Watson (pictured), along with Kelvin Davis and Craig Fleming have been sacked

Dave Watson (pictured), together with Kelvin Davis and Craig Fleming have been sacked

That prompted a full review into how their season unfolded, together with their teaching choices, they usually have chosen to let the long-serving trio go in a present of religion in Hasenhuttl following the inquest.

Despite the ups and downs they’ve skilled, the Southampton hierarchy have acknowledged that Hasenhuttl has managed to retain their Premier League standing in every of his 4 seasons, doing so with restricted funds.

Southampton, below the possession of funding agency Sport Republic since January, will now clean up the crew supporting Hasenhuttl and likewise again him within the switch market in an try to spark an upturn subsequent season.

Hasenhuttl will be backed in the transfer market to improve the club's fortunes next season

Hasenhuttl shall be backed within the switch market to enhance the membership’s fortunes subsequent season 

Davis joined Southampton in 2006 and spent ten years there as a participant, together with the journey from League One again to the Premier League, and that includes a spell as captain.

He remained with the membership in a training position, becoming a member of the first-team staff in 2017. 

Watson’s time at Saints started in 2014, initially as goalkeeping coach and subsequently head of goalkeeping, earlier than he moved right into a first-team assistant coach position in 2019.

Fleming arrived in 2015 as Under-18s coach, finally changing into assistant Under-23s coach after which becoming a member of the first-team staff.

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