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Ron sees Gaston as Saints' creative force

Daily Echo: Gaston Ramirez against Norwich.

8:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Gaston Ramirez could be given the freedom to be one of Saints’ most creative threats after Ronald Koeman confirmed he is unwilling to let the midfielder leave before the close of the transfer window.

Benali joined by Le Tiss on Big Run

Daily Echo:

12:39pm Friday 29th August 2014

Francis Benali has been joined by best friend and former teammate Matt Le Tissier as he continues his epic 1,000-mile run around the country.

Allardyce struggling with West Ham's injury list

Daily Echo: Sam Allardyce will be allowed to begin his fourth season in charge at Upton Park. Picture: Action Images

2:07pm Friday 29th August 2014

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce admits he has had to nurse a number of players through training this week in a bid to have them ready for tomorrow’s game against Saints.

Ex-Saint Chambers tipped for England success

Daily Echo:

3:33pm Friday 29th August 2014

Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal defender and ex-Saint Calum Chambers possesses the character to succeed at international football following his call-up by England.

Saints contribute to record Premier League spending

Daily Echo: Shane Long

2:47pm Friday 29th August 2014

Saints have played their part in a record £725m being spent by Premier League clubs so far this summer.

Hampshire unchanged for Leicestershire clash

Daily Echo: Chris Wood

2:34pm Friday 29th August 2014

Hampshire have named an unchanged squad for their latest LV= County Championship match, as they look to take a big step towards promotion.

Cox signing boosts Brock squad

Daily Echo:

6:00am Friday 29th August 2014

BROCKENHURST have bolstered their table-topping squad by signing Danny Cox from newly-promoted Southern League outfit Sholing.

Clubs reject Salisbury City bid to join Sydenham League

Daily Echo:

6:00am Friday 29th August 2014

SYDENHAMS League clubs have voted unanimously to reject Salisbury City's application to join the Wessex ranks.

Feeney in sparkling form

Daily Echo:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

AFC Totton strike ace Craig Feeney heads into tomorrow’s FA Cup preliminary round tie at home to Gillingham Town in sparkling form.

Sentiment won't get in Malone's way

Daily Echo:

6:00am Friday 29th August 2014

WINCHESTER City’s director of football Dave Malone will not let sentiment get in the way of FA Cup ambition at his old club Bashley tomorrow.

Keeper jinx continues

Daily Echo:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

FAWLEY AFC’s goalkeeping jinx continues.

Sholing's Marsh looks forward to FA Cup distraction

Daily Echo:

8:00am Friday 29th August 2014

SHOLING co-boss Mick Marsh looks forward to an FA Cup distraction tomorrow.

Whitenap go Dutch

Daily Echo:

10:29am Friday 29th August 2014

Last weekend Whitenap headed abroad for their annual tour, with Tilburg in Holland this year’s destination.

Phillips is left frustrated as Town slip to heavy defeat

Daily Echo:

10:06am Friday 29th August 2014

Romsey Town head coach James Phillips admitted to being “totally frustrated” following his young side’s home defeat to US Portsmouth.

Money matters of no concern to Hill

Daily Echo: RICHARD HILL

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

EASTLEIGH boss Richard Hill sees tomorrow’s trip to former Football League outfit Macclesfield Town as another mark of how far the club has come.

Classic contenders are coming to Cowes

Daily Echo:

6:00am Friday 29th August 2014

The Solent will again reverberate to the sound of high powered, high octane powerboats this weekend.

Koeman still pressing for signings

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

4:26pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Ronald Koeman has given up hope of landing Toby Alderweireld but is still optimistic of securing more signings before the close of the transfer window.

Isgrove struggling for West Ham trip

Daily Echo: Lloyd Isgrove

4:33pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Saints will have an almost fully fit squad for Saturday’s trip to West Ham.

Saints to come first for Fraser

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Saints goalkeeper Fraser Forster admits his priority is to be successful at St Mary’s and any progress with England will be as a result of his performances for Ronald Koeman’s team.

Beattie boost for Benali

Daily Echo:

7:14pm Thursday 28th August 2014

FRANNY Benali celebrated with a KFC after reaching Burnley FC, following a morale-boosting run alongside former Saints teammate James Beattie.

Chambers gets England call

Daily Echo:

11:59am Thursday 28th August 2014

Roy Hodgson has named four uncapped players in his squad for the upcoming games against Norway and Switzerland, including former Saints star Calum Chambers.

Hodgson: Why I called up ex-Saint Calum Chambers for my senior England squad

Daily Echo:

4:01pm Thursday 28th August 2014

ROY Hodgson has praised ex-Saint Calum Chambers after calling him up for his senior England squad.

RUMOUR MILL, August 28 - Ramirez linked with loan move to Spain

Daily Echo: Gaston Ramirez

7:56am Thursday 28th August 2014

SAINTS enigma Gaston Ramirez is again being linked with a move to Spain.

Saints stars win call-ups

Daily Echo: James Ward-Prowse celebrates his goal tonight.

12:17pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Several Saints stars have won international call-ups for September’s friendlies and qualifiers.

Graziano Pelle is fulfilling a childhood dream at Saints

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Graziano Pelle is fulfilling a childhood dream by playing in the Premier League.

Broadlands is a happy hunting ground for young anglers

Daily Echo:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

BROADLANDS has been a very happy hunting ground for youngsters.

Joy’s raising profile of wheelchair basketball

Daily Echo:

8:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Southampton’s paralympic star Joy Haizelden is “really excited” ahead of the National Paralympic Day on Saturday.

Bowling club on brink of monumental change

Daily Echo:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Banister Park Bowling Club are on the verge of a monumental change.

Saints facing tough competition for Alderweireld

Daily Echo: Toby Alderweireld on international duty with Belgium. Picture: Action Images

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Saints face stiff competition if they are to land Belgian defender Toby Alderweireld.

Leigh holds off Ainslie’s challenge

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

OLYMPIC star Sir Ben Ainslie scored his first podium finish in this year’s Extreme Sailing Series – but it wasn’t enough to catch fellow Hampshire sailor Leigh McMillan.

Running in the family

Daily Echo:

2:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

It was a family affair for Francis Benali as he continued his 1,000-mile Big Run without visiting a Premier League stadium yesterday.

Mew wins first-ever call-up

Daily Echo:

8:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Stoneham’s Alan Mew has been rewarded for another fine season with a first-ever call-up to the England seniors team.

Talented gymnasts looking for support

Daily Echo:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Two Southampton acrobatic gymnasts are facing an untimely end to their Great Britain prospects.

World record attempt for Bart

Daily Echo:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

An attempt to set the record for the world’s largest sailing race in memory of Olympian Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson has been backed by the UK's minister for sport.

Young quartet take dressage honours

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Four young dressage riders from Hampshire are the new National Pony Club Intermediate Dressage Champions.

Natasha climbs to greater heights

Daily Echo:

8:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

INSPIRATIONAL teen Natasha Lambert is on top of the world – literally – after completing an epic fundraising challenge.

Luke aims to wrap up title

Daily Echo:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Southampton Golf Club’s Luke Russell is hoping to wrap up the inaugural Hampshire order of merit title this week.

Local anglers help England to silver

Daily Echo:

8:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Four local sea anglers figured in the five-strong England team that collected the silver medal during the Home International Boat Championships held in Ireland.

Hodgson questioned ex-Saint's fitness during World Cup

Daily Echo: luke shaw costa rica 2.JPG

10:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Roy Hodgson admits he had concerns about ex-Saint Luke Shaw’s fitness long before Louis van Gaal publicly criticised the teenage star for being out of shape.

Magpies pick up another point on the road ahead of FA Cup clash

Daily Echo: The FA Cup

12:09pm Thursday 28th August 2014

ALRESFORD Town will host Sherborne in the FA Cup preliminary round on Saturday in good heart.

Ex-Saint Calum Chambers to be named in senior England squad

Daily Echo:

7:48am Thursday 28th August 2014

FORMER Saints defender Calum Chambers is expected to be named in the England squad for the forthcoming friendly with Norway at Wembley.

Jake lands a superb bass

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Some great bass continue to be taken from both boat and shore locations with Clive Anderson (Eastleigh) landing a 9lb 3oz specimen taken from Hill Head during a late night session.

Saints close in on TWO new signings

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Ronald Koeman says Saints are hoping to finalise two transfers this week, with the club understood to be keen on signing Atletico Madrid defender Toby Alderweireld.

Saints away to Arsenal in Capital One Cup

Daily Echo:

10:40pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

SOUTHAMPTON’S reward for beating Millwall in the Capital One Cup is another tough away tie, this time to fellow Premier League outfit Arsenal.

Pictures from Saints v Millwall

Daily Echo:

11:55am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Pictures from the second round of the Capital One Cup between Millwall and Saints at The Den.

Matt’s on Targett to tread in Luke Shaw’s footsteps

Daily Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

ANY aspiring Saints left-back will have to bear the burden of comparisons with Gareth Bale and Luke Shaw.

Sydenhams League close the door on troubled Salisbury

Daily Echo:

11:23pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

SYDENHAMS League clubs have voted unanimously to reject Salisbury City's application to join the Wessex ranks.

Sydenhams vote on Salisbury will go ahead

Daily Echo: Salisbury City FC lose bid to stay in Conference

12:17pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE SYDENHAMS Wessex League are going ahead with an emergency general meeting this evening to vote on whether crisis Salisbury City can make a late entrance into the league.

Saints Disabled Supporters Association to hold open day

Daily Echo: Lawrie McMenemy

11:41am Wednesday 27th August 2014

The Saints Disabled Supporters Association are holding their annual open day at St Mary’s Stadium tomorrow.

Top ten finishes as Fenwick says goodbye to junior ranks

Daily Echo:

7:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Winchester’s Laura Fenwick produced two excellent performances in the British Triathlon Junior Super Series.




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