#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

#OnThisDay Saturday 28th August 1982

‘England goalkeeper Peter Shilton made his Saints debut in a 1-0 defeat at Coventry City FC​ where Dennis Rofe and loan signing Justin Fashanu also made their bows. Shilton was the big name signing to replace Kevin Keegan ,arriving from Nottingham Forest​ for £350,000’ #SaintsFC 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=IwAR3IoFRdabOVysrBIhJG2vpLAVtCMMiewERbUAN77hcAR56v_y78vFvCoHA Continue reading #OnThisDay Saturday 28th August 1982

#OnThisDay Saturday 23rd August 1986

‘Colin Clarke’s impressive displays for Northern Ireland National Team in the 1986 FIFA World Cup prompted Chris Nicholl to pay AFC Bournemouth £400k for the striker’s services.Clarke justified the fee with a hat-trick in a 5-1 win over QPR FC on the opening day, the first of 20 goals that season’ #SaintsFC Credit : Graham Hiley ‘The Saints On This Day’ can be purchased from … Continue reading #OnThisDay Saturday 23rd August 1986

Episode 81 – Total Saints Podcast

There were more encouraging signs for Southampton this past weekend versus Liverpool, but ultimately it again ended pointless for the Saints. TSP trio Ben Stanfield (Host), Adam Leitch (Chief Sports Writer, Daily Echo) and Steve Grant (Owner of SaintsWeb) reflect on all the key talking points from St. Mary’s – including Danny Ings first goal of the season. Episode 81 also covers Maya Yoshida’s fabulous … Continue reading Episode 81 – Total Saints Podcast

‘Origins’ – New Hospitality Suite for St Mary’s

NEWS: This evening myself and Leon were kindly invited once again back to the club. And what we are about to announce will i’m sure be great news to many of you. The club will be creating a feature wall within a new hospitality lounge that contains artefacts and stories of Southampton Football Club. These elements will need to be focused around the first 20 years of … Continue reading ‘Origins’ – New Hospitality Suite for St Mary’s

TSP ‘Total Recall’ – Glenn Cockerill

We are pleased to announce our next former player interview with our good friends from Total Saints Podcast. Glenn Cockerill will be joining us on the 21st March to record ‘Total Recall’ with Ben Stanfield, Will Dawe & Leon Burton – Please send all questions using the link below #SaintsFC Any questions you wish to offer to the podcast please email them through to will.dawe@gmail.com Continue reading TSP ‘Total Recall’ – Glenn Cockerill