#OnThisDay Saturday 26th Sept 1970

Liverpool Manager Bill Shankly memorably accused #SaintsFC of playing “ale-house football” after his side suffered their first defeat of the season, going down 1-0 at The Dell. Alec Lindsay headed into his own net with the Merseysiders manager claiming in vain that the defender had been pushed by Terry Paine. Credit Graham Hiley https://amzn.to/2m9YJv8 Continue reading #OnThisDay Saturday 26th Sept 1970

#OnthisDay Tues 11th Sept 2001

#SaintsFc achieved their first win since Stuart Gray took permanent charge, beating south cost neighbours Brighton 3-0 in their first visit to the Withdean Stadium. The second round of the league cup had now become a one off with no second leg but Southampton cruised to victory with two goals from Anders Svensson and one from James Beattie. But the match was overshadowed by the … Continue reading #OnthisDay Tues 11th Sept 2001

#OnThisDay Tuesday 3rd September 1991

#SaintsFC paid £500,000 to sign Luton Town Football Club​ striker Ian Dowie, a player who had once been a schoolboy at The Dell but was released. A former rocket scientist, he went on to score 32 goals in 143 appearances. Credit : Graham Hiley ‘The Saints On This Day’ can be purchased from Amazon on the link below: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/1905411154/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0?fbclid=IwAR0f4OpSSPWrrneEDT6-ZDPcv2WCgnv1KTTLjj9Tqv6uOPYFt4eUxdxoGaQ Continue reading #OnThisDay Tuesday 3rd September 1991