The Collapse of a shed on the Antelope

For the Saints’ second season in the Southern League, they remained at the Antelope Ground, with the league season following a similar pattern as the previous year, with the Saints finishing third behind Millwall and Luton Town.[31] The highlight of the league season was the visit of Millwall on 21 March 1896 when a crowd of 8,000 saw the Saints defeat the reigning champions 2–0, with goals from Charles … Continue reading The Collapse of a shed on the Antelope

George Harvey Muir (1869–1939)

G.H Muir was a schoolteacher who later became headmaster at Mount Pleasant School. He continued to play for St. Mary’s until 1889, after which he became a referee. He refereed an Amateur Cup final and served the Hampshire F.A. for many years. In 1915, he became a director of Southampton Football Club, remaining with the club until 1936. He was also captain of the Deanery Cricket Club … Continue reading George Harvey Muir (1869–1939)

TSP 55 – Southampton FC have won a Premier League football match!

No, this isn’t a drill……….Southampton FC have won a Premier League football match! Ben Stanfield (Host), Adam Leitch (Chief Sports Writer, Daily Echo) and Steve Grant (Owner of SaintsWeb) thoroughly enjoy every moment in reviewing the 3-2 St. Mary’s win for Saints over Arsenal. Ralph Hasenhuttl’s first home game as manager. Once they’ve calmed down from that, they look ahead to next weekend’s game at Huddersfield Town. A fixture that suddenly looks a lot more appealing for … Continue reading TSP 55 – Southampton FC have won a Premier League football match!

Quiz Night – Feb 8th 2019

‘Team Tickets’ available for the Saints Archive Quiz are now ready to purchase. Tickets are PER TEAM – not per individual. Teams can be up to 4 people, so that just over a pound each including the booking fee. All proceeds will be given to Countess Mountbatten Hospice Charity – Further details of the event on the link below: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/quiz-night-saints-archive-tickets-53118435671?fbclid=IwAR396QqniXzHkHKXoFLK56YzUR50gGLcnY-PU01gzLM1KpypjDKf3TcrQT4 Continue reading Quiz Night – Feb 8th 2019

Episode 51 with the great TSP

Another game – another defeat for Saints. One that sees them fall into the Premier League’s bottom 3! Fulham FC Official came out on top in this November ‘six-pointer’, winning 3-2 eventually. Ben Stanfield (Host), Steve Grant (SaintsWeb) and Adam LeitchDaily Echo, Chief Sports Writer) reflect on another disappointing result, as well as ahead to the upcoming games against Leicester City (Carabao Cup) and Manchester United (Premier League). Thankfully, to bring some … Continue reading Episode 51 with the great TSP

1899-1900 Season

During the summer of 1899, several players left the club including forward Abe Hartley, who joined Woolwich Arsenal,[6]and Jacky Robertson, who joined Rangers, shortly after becoming the first Southampton player to play for Scotland in April 1899.[7] Three forwards joined the club in the pre-season: Jack Farrell returned from Stoke, where he had spent the 1898–99 season having played for Southampton from 1895 to 1898,[8] and Archie Turner was recruited from East & West Surrey League club St. Michael’s, Camberley,[9] but … Continue reading 1899-1900 Season

Total Saints Podcast celebrates its 50th Episode

Total Saints Podcast celebrates its 50th Episode – and the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War 1. With Steve Grant away watching the England Cricket Team in Sri Lanka, its just like old times, with Adam Leitch (Chief Sport Writer, Daily Echo) and Ben Stanfield (Host) battling through the trials and tribulations as a twosome.   Continue reading Total Saints Podcast celebrates its 50th Episode