2024/25: Guide to the Premier League


With Saints back in the Premier League and with the 2024/25 fixture list revealed, get clued up on our opponents for the coming campaign...


Nickname: The Gunners
Ground: Emirates Stadium, N7 7AJ
Capacity: 60,704
Distance from St Mary’s: 90 miles
Manager: Mikel Arteta
Last season: 2nd
Top scorer: Bukayo Saka, 20 goals
Summer ins: N/A
Summer outs: N/A
Released: Mohamed Elneny, Cédric Soares.


Nickname: The Villains
Ground: Villa Park, B6 6HE
Capacity: 42,640
Distance from St Mary’s: 142 miles
Manager: Unai Emery
Last season: 4th
Top scorer: Ollie Watkins, 27 goals
Summer ins: N/A
Summer outs: Morgan Sanson (Nice).
Released: N/A


Nickname: The Cherries
Ground: Vitality Stadium, BH7 7AF
Capacity: 11,307
Distance from St Mary’s: 32 miles
Head coach: Andoni Iraola
Last season: 12th
Top scorer: Dominic Solanke, 21 goals
Summer ins: Luis Sinisterra (Leeds), Enes Unal (Getafe), Alex Paulsen (Wellington Phoenix).
Summer outs: N/A
Released: Ryan Fredericks, Lloyd Kelly, Darren Randolph, Jamal Lowe, Emiliano Marcondes.


Nickname: The Bees
Ground: Gtech Community Stadium, TW8 0RU
Capacity: 17,250
Distance from St Mary’s: 73 miles
Head coach: Thomas Frank
Last season: 16th
Top scorer: Yoane Wissa, 12 goals
Summer ins: Igor Thiago (Club Brugge).
Summer outs: Neal Maupay (end of loan), Sergio Reguilón (end of loan).
Released: Shandon Baptiste, Saman Ghoddos, Charlie Goode.


Nickname: The Seagulls
Ground: American Express Stadium, BN1 9BL
Capacity: 31,876
Distance from St Mary’s: 76 miles
Head coach: Fabian Hürzeler
Last season: 11th
Top scorer: João Pedro, 20 goals
Summer ins: N/A
Summer outs: N/A
Released: Adam Lallana, Steven Alzate.


Nickname: The Blues
Ground: Stamford Bridge, SW6 1HS
Capacity: 40,341
Distance from St Mary’s: 77 miles
Head coach: Enzo Maresca
Last season: 6th
Top scorer: Cole Palmer, 25 goals
Summer ins: Tosin Adarabioyo (Fulham).
Summer outs: N/A
Released: Thiago Silva.


Nickname: The Eagles
Ground: Selhurst Park, SE25 5QB
Capacity: 25,486
Distance from St Mary’s: 91 miles
Manager: Oliver Glasner
Last season: 10th
Top scorer: Jean-Philippe Mateta, 19 goals
Summer ins: Chadi Riad (Real Betis)
Summer outs: Kofi Balmer (Motherwell)
Released: Jairo Riedewald, James Tomkins, Nathan Ferguson.


Nickname: The Toffees
Ground: Goodison Park, L4 4EL
Capacity: 39,572
Distance from St Mary’s: 240 miles
Manager: Sean Dyche
Last season: 15th
Top scorer: Dominic Calvert-Lewin, 8 goals
Summer ins: N/A
Summer outs: Arnaut Danjuma (end of loan), Jack Harrison (end of loan).
Released: Andre Gomes, Andy Lonergan.

Saints will be the last-ever visitors to Goodison Park when they head to Everton in May.


Nickname: The Cottagers
Ground: Craven Cottage, SW6 6HH
Capacity: 25,700
Distance from St Mary’s: 77 miles
Head coach: Marco Silva
Last season: 13th
Top scorer: Rodrigo Muniz, 10 goals
Summer ins: N/A
Summer outs: Armando Broja (end of loan), Fodé Ballo-Touré (end of loan).
Released: Tosin Adarabioyo, Terence Kongolo, Marek Rodák, Tyrese Francois.


Nickname: The Tractor Boys
Ground: Portman Road, IP1 2DA
Distance from St Mary’s: 173 miles
Capacity: 29,673
Manager: Kieran McKenna
Last season: 2nd (promoted from Championship)
Top scorer: Conor Chaplin, Nathan Broadhead, 13 goals
Summer ins: N/A
Summer outs: N/A
Released: Kayden Jackson, Dominic Ball, Sone Aluko (retired).


Nickname: The Foxes
Ground: King Power Stadium, LE2 7FL
Distance from St Mary’s: 145 miles
Capacity: 32,262
Manager: N/A
Last season: 1st (promoted from Championship)
Top scorer: Jamie Vardy, 20 goals
Summer ins: N/A
Summer outs: N/A
Released: Marc Albrighton, Kelechi Iheanacho, Dennis Praet.


Nickname: The Reds
Ground: Anfield, L4 0TH
Capacity: 61,276
Distance from St Mary’s: 237 miles
Head coach: Arne Slot
Last season: 3rd
Top scorer: Mohamed Salah, 25 goals
Summer ins: N/A
Summer outs: N/A
Released: Joël Matip, Thiago Alcântara.


Nickname: The Citizens
Ground: Etihad Stadium, M11 3FF
Capacity: 53,400
Distance from St Mary’s: 226 miles
Manager: Pep Guardiola
Last season: 1st
Top scorer: Erling Haaland, 38 goals
Summer ins: N/A
Summer outs: N/A
Released: N/A


Nickname: Red Devils
Ground: Old Trafford, M16 0RA
Capacity: 74,310
Distance from St Mary’s: 225 miles
Manager: Erik ten Hag
Last season: 8th
Top scorer: Rasmus Højlund, 16 goals
Summer ins: N/A
Summer outs: Alvaro Fernandez (Benfica).
Released: Raphaël Varane, Anthony Martial, Tom Huddlestone, Brandon Williams.


Nickname: The Magpies
Ground: St James’ Park, NE1 4ST
Capacity: 52,305
Distance from St Mary’s: 335 miles
Manager: Eddie Howe
Last season: 7th
Top scorer: Alexander Isak, 25 goals
Summer ins: Lloyd Kelly (Bournemouth).
Summer outs: Jude Smith (Carlisle), Kell Watts (Cambridge United).
Released: Paul Dummett, Matt Ritchie, Loris Karius, Jeff Hendrick.


Nickname: Forest
Ground: County Ground, NG2 5FJ
Capacity: 30,445
Distance from St Mary’s: 166 miles
Manager: Nuno Espírito Santo
Last season: 17th
Top scorer: Chris Wood, 15 goals
Summer ins: N/A
Summer outs: Gio Reyna (end of loan), Nuno Tavares (end of loan), Gonzalo Montiel (end of loan), Rodrigo Ribeiro (end of loan), Divock Origi (end of loan).
Released: Felipe, Cheikhou Kouyaté, Wayne Hennessey, Harry Arter, Scott McKenna.


Nickname: Spurs
Ground: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, N17 0BX
Capacity: 62,850
Distance from St Mary’s: 92 miles
Head coach: Ange Postecoglou
Last season: 5th
Top scorer: Son Heung-min, 17 goals
Summer ins: Timo Werner (loan, RB Leipzig).
Summer outs: N/A
Released: Eric Dier, Ivan Perišić, Ryan Sessegnon, Japhet Tanganga, Tanguy Ndombele.


Nickname: The Hammers
Ground: London Stadium, E20 2ST
Capacity: 62,500
Distance from St Mary’s: 120 miles
Head coach: Julen Lopetegui
Last season: 9th
Top scorer: Jarrod Bowen, 20 goals
Summer ins: Luis Guilherme (Palmeiras)
Summer outs: Thilo Kehrer (Monaco)
Released: Angelo Ogbonna, Joseph Anang.


Nickname: Wolves
Ground: Molineux, WV1 4QR
Capacity: 31,750
Distance from St Mary’s: 163 miles
Head coach: Gary O’Neil
Last season: 14th
Top scorer: Matheus Cunha, 14 goals
Summer ins: Tommy Doyle (Man City), Rodrigo Gomes (Braga).
Summer outs: N/A
Released: N/A