Southampton's Drew Surman a father after fianceé gives birth to baby boy

Drew Surman and Laura Howard

Drew Surman and Laura Howard

First published in News

HE IS one Saint with something to celebrate – Andrew Surman has become a dad.

The 22-year-old midfielder, pictured, is a proud father after his fianceé and childhood sweetheart Laura Howard gave birth to a 7lb 1oz baby boy at Southampton’s Princess Anne Hospital in the early hours of Wednesday.

The couple named their son Alfie Ronnie James Surman.

His parents registered him at the same time as his cousin Oscar Reynolds, who was born eight days earlier to Laura’s sister Kate and her husband Lee Reynolds.

New grandmother Lin Howard, Laura and Kate’s mum, said: “It has been a nerve-racking time but we are all just so happy and so excited.”

Mother and son are both doing well and have left hospital.

Surman is suspended for Tuesday night’s match against Norwich City but will return to action against Swansea City at St Mary’s next weekend.

A club spokesman said: “We’re very pleased for Drew. He’ll be very proud when he comes back to play for us next Saturday.”

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2:52pm Sat 24 Jan 09

hulla baloo says...

So he did score about 9 months ago then.
So he did score about 9 months ago then. hulla baloo
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4:32pm Sat 24 Jan 09

Nicola C says...

Congratulations Drew! Lets c u celebrate with a goal against Swansea!!!
Congratulations Drew! Lets c u celebrate with a goal against Swansea!!! Nicola C
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6:02pm Sat 24 Jan 09

Lone Ranger says...

So where are the posts that complain about unmarried parents then and benefits.

Double Standards or what
So where are the posts that complain about unmarried parents then and benefits. Double Standards or what Lone Ranger
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7:19pm Sat 24 Jan 09

chappy10 says...

What a fool...Next she will get a wedding ring on his finger,then I give them 3 years of marriage tops! She will come up with an excuse to balme him for a divorce(like they all do) then she will say oh! I want,want,want,£6m plus maintanance for life plus big house,plus big expensive car,plus kids etc,etc,etc. ALL women do this and it's all they are interested in. You will be ruined for life from such a young age Surman!
What a fool...Next she will get a wedding ring on his finger,then I give them 3 years of marriage tops! She will come up with an excuse to balme him for a divorce(like they all do) then she will say oh! I want,want,want,£6m plus maintanance for life plus big house,plus big expensive car,plus kids etc,etc,etc. ALL women do this and it's all they are interested in. You will be ruined for life from such a young age Surman! chappy10
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1:53am Sun 25 Jan 09

lowe and behold says...

chappy10 wrote:
What a fool...Next she will get a wedding ring on his finger,then I give them 3 years of marriage tops! She will come up with an excuse to balme him for a divorce(like they all do) then she will say oh! I want,want,want,£6m plus maintanance for life plus big house,plus big expensive car,plus kids etc,etc,etc. ALL women do this and it's all they are interested in. You will be ruined for life from such a young age Surman!
LOL......
[quote][p][bold]chappy10[/bold] wrote: What a fool...Next she will get a wedding ring on his finger,then I give them 3 years of marriage tops! She will come up with an excuse to balme him for a divorce(like they all do) then she will say oh! I want,want,want,£6m plus maintanance for life plus big house,plus big expensive car,plus kids etc,etc,etc. ALL women do this and it's all they are interested in. You will be ruined for life from such a young age Surman![/p][/quote]LOL...... lowe and behold
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7:40am Sun 25 Jan 09

Bright Spark says...

Strange hair and make up Drew.
You look like an extra from The Thunderbirds.
Strange hair and make up Drew. You look like an extra from The Thunderbirds. Bright Spark
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5:49pm Sun 25 Jan 09

kel12 says...

congrats drew score a goal for us
congrats drew score a goal for us kel12
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9:26pm Sun 25 Jan 09

SAINTJANE says...

CONGRATULATIONS DREW AND LAURA.
I HOPE ALFIE TURNS OUT TO BE A GREAT PERSON LIKE HIS DAD. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK DREW AND MAYBE ALFIE WILL PLAY FOR THE SAINTS WHEN HE IS OLDER !
DREW SURMAN A SAINT 4 EVER ?
CONGRATULATIONS DREW AND LAURA. I HOPE ALFIE TURNS OUT TO BE A GREAT PERSON LIKE HIS DAD. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK DREW AND MAYBE ALFIE WILL PLAY FOR THE SAINTS WHEN HE IS OLDER ! DREW SURMAN A SAINT 4 EVER ? SAINTJANE
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