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Exclusive: Dusan Tadic interview

Daily Echo: Top man: Southampton's Dusan Tadic (second right) celebrates scoring his goal with Jack Cork after running Sunderland ragged

10:30am Saturday 1st November 2014

Those defenders who have had the misfortune of coming up against Dusan Tadic this season might find sympathy from an unlikely source – the Saints playmaker’s mum.

Southampton v Portsmouth on the cricket field!

Daily Echo:

7:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

STATE schools in Southampton and Portsmouth have played cricket against each other for the first time in 33 YEARS.

Saints picture archive: Gordon Watson prior to his Saints debut, March 1995

Daily Echo:

8:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

Saints unveil their £1.2m signing from Sheffield Wednesday, Gordon Watson, and pitch him straight into the side to face Nottingham Forest. Saints lost 3-0.

Having a settled squad pleases Ron

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman.JPG

10:30pm Friday 31st October 2014

Ronald Koeman believes his new Saints side look like a team that have been playing together for two years rather than two months.

Bruce: I didn't want to sell Long

Daily Echo: SIMILARITIES: Steve Bruce there are similarities between Alan Pardew's position at Newcastle and the situation that forced him out of Sunderland

8:00am Friday 31st October 2014

Hull manager Steve Bruce said he had no choice but to sell Shane Long to Saints in the summer – because of the size of their offer.

Bland climbs BMW Masters leaderboard

Daily Echo:

11:40am Friday 31st October 2014

Richard Bland shot four-under-par in the second round of the BMW Masters to move into the top 25 of the tournament.

VIDEO: Ward-Prowse on comeback trail

Daily Echo:

3:29pm Friday 31st October 2014

SAINTS midfielder James Ward-Prowse is working hard to battle back to full fitness - in a rather unusual manner.

Long eyes Tigers reunion

Daily Echo:

7:00am Friday 31st October 2014

Shane Long admits it will be a slightly strange experience when he comes up against his former club, Hull, tomorrow.

Bruce seeks Saints revenge

Daily Echo:

5:43pm Friday 31st October 2014

Defender Alex Bruce is desperate for Hull to get their own back on “bogey team” Southampton.

Lavelle ace is Bec in business

Daily Echo: Emma Lavelle

1:32pm Friday 31st October 2014

Hampshire horse racing trainer Emma Lavelle believes Le Bec is fit enough to do himself justice as one of last season’s most exciting novice chasers makes his seasonal reappearance in the United House Gold Cup at Ascot on Saturday.

Awards night will be a spectacular

Daily Echo:

9:25am Friday 31st October 2014

THE inaugural Romsey and District Sports Awards night will celebrate the region’s sporting talent next weekend.

Returning Diaper wants new faces at Sholing

Daily Echo: Sholing boss Dave Diaper.

9:00am Friday 31st October 2014

DAVE Diaper believes it will take “at least five new players” to get Sholing back on track.

Sir Robin's call to arms... to the French

Daily Echo: Sir Robin Knox-Johnston

9:00am Friday 31st October 2014

ROUND the world sailing hero Sir Robin Knox-Johnston has issued a call to arms to an unlikely nation in his bid to get more people into the sport – the French.

Saints picture archive: Jason Dodd in action against Pompey, November 2004

Daily Echo:

8:00am Friday 31st October 2014

Saints full-back Jason Dodd takes on Pompey midfielder Amdy Faye. Saints beat their south coast rivals 2-1 at St Mary's, with goals from Dexter Blackstock and Kevin Phillips cancelling out an Andreas Jakkobsen own goal.

Conference Premier win ethic is right up Hill's street

Daily Echo: Richard Hill

8:00am Friday 31st October 2014

RICHARD Hill says it’s “refreshing” that teams are no longer coming to Eastleigh intent on parking the bus.

Fight for Volvo Ocean Race lead is hotting up

Daily Echo:

7:00am Friday 31st October 2014

HAMPSHIRE skipper Ian Walker was last night embroiled in a three-way tussle for the lead of the Volvo Ocean Race as the first leg reached its halfway point.

Stags ready for Hereford test

Daily Echo: Steve Riley

6:00am Friday 31st October 2014

THEY hold a special place in FA Cup history, but it will be a very different Hereford United visiting AFC Totton tomorrow in the FA Trophy first qualifying round.

Lustre of Vase not lost on new City boss

Daily Echo:

6:00am Friday 31st October 2014

NEW Winchester City manager Paul Masters does not need telling about the aura of the FA Vase.

Top dogs Totts hit the road

Daily Echo: Gavin Williams

6:00am Friday 31st October 2014

Tottonians plan to keep their impressive start to the season on track with a successful trip to Old Alleynians.

Wait for Eastleigh v Trojans derby is over

Daily Echo:

5:00am Friday 31st October 2014

Fierce rivals Trojans and Eastleigh come face-to-face in league action tomorrow for the first time in almost seven years.

Koeman confident Saints are up with Premier League's best

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

6:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Ronald Koeman believes there are few teams better than Saints in the Premier League this season.

Mane a doubt for Hull clash

Daily Echo: Sadio Mane

4:01pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Sadio Mane is Saints’ only injury doubt ahead of Saturday’s trip to Hull.

Cup draw satisfies Koeman

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

4:21pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Saints manager Ronald Koeman believes the club have a good chance of reaching the Capital One Cup semi-finals – but he expects a difficult night at Sheffield United if they are to get there.

Long: We'll handle Blades with caution

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

Shane Long says Saints will not be over-confident heading into their Capital One Cup quarter-final against Sheffield United, but that they are confident of reaching the last four.

COMMENT: Dusan Tadic already priceless for Saints

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

Saints made plenty of fine acquisitions in the summer, but it is hard to believe any were more important than their first three.

Forster hails Saints' fighting spirit

Daily Echo: Fraser Forster

1:48pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Fraser Forster hailed Saints; fighting spirit in beating Stoke to reach the Capital One Cup quarter-finals - but is not yet thinking about silverware.

Morgan and Saints team mates revel in win

Daily Echo:

11:10pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Morgan Schneiderlin and his Saints teammates have been revelling in making the Capital One Cup quarter-finals.

Stoke boss Mark Hughes laments Crouch dismissal as Saints march on in the League Cup

Daily Echo:

8:03am Thursday 30th October 2014

STOKE boss Mark Hughes insisted Peter Crouch was unlucky to pick up the first of his two yellow cards in the Potters’ League Cup exit to Saints.

VIDEO: All the goals from Saints' win against Stoke last night

Daily Echo:

12:55pm Thursday 30th October 2014

ALTHOUGH it wasn't aired last night, you can see all the goals from last night's superb Saints win at Stoke City.

Ex-Saints trio Lallana, Lovren and Lambert set for south coast return in the League Cup

Daily Echo:

8:10am Thursday 30th October 2014

FORMER Saints trio Adam Lallana, Rickie Lambert and Dejan Lovren are set to return to the south coast in December.

Diaper back at the Sholing helm


9:44am Thursday 30th October 2014

DAVE Diaper has reclaimed the managerial reins at Southern One South & West outfit Sholing.

Saints picture archive: Wallace brothers, Shearer and Maddison in new intake, April 1986

Daily Echo:

9:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

Saints' trainees in 1986 were, from left, Rod Wallace, Jamie Webb, Phil Underhill, Neil Maddison, Alan Shearer, Ray Wallace and Barrie Wilson.

Hampshire non leaguers' FA Cup tie to be shown live on BT Sport


1:01pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A Hampshire non league club has been chosen to have their FA Cup first round tie screened live – earning almost £70,000 in the process.

Saints picture archive: Shilton denies Shearer, September 1989

Daily Echo:

8:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

Former Saints keeper Peter Shilton just gets enough on the ball to deny Saints striker Alan Sheaer in the clash between the sides at the Baseball Ground in 1989. Saints would go on to win the game 1-0 thanks to Rod Wallace's strike.

Happy birthday to you - October 30

Daily Echo: Colin Clarke in action during his Saints days against Manchester United

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

Ex-Saints celebrating a birthday today.

Koeman hails his fighting Saints

Daily Echo:

10:56pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Ronald Koeman hailed the spirit of his Saints team as they withstood a physical onslaught from Stoke to make it into the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup.

Saints handed quarter-final trip to the Blades

Daily Echo:

10:32pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Saints face yet another away tie in the Capital One Cup after they were handed a trip to Sheffield United in the quarter-finals.

Saints reach Capital One Cup quarter-finals after Stoke thriller

Daily Echo:

9:54pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Saints beat Stoke for the second time in four days to reach the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup after a thrilling cup tie.

Stoke 2 Saints 3

Daily Echo: Southampton FC coverage from the Southern Daily Echo

6:34pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Updates as Saints beat Stoke 3-2 at the Britannia Stadium to reach the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup.

The story in pictures of Saints Capital One Cup win at Stoke

Daily Echo:

11:13pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

The story in pictures of Saints thrilling 3-2 Capital One Cup victory at Stoke City's Britannia Stadium. Click below for the image gallery.

Three off as Folland hold Winchester

Daily Echo:

11:35pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

THREE players saw red in tonight’s 1-1 Sydenhams Premier Division draw between Folland Sports and Winchester City.

Sholing undone at Bridgwater

Daily Echo: Davie Diaper, left, and Mick Marsh

11:04pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Sholing stay just three points above the relegation places in the Southern League Division One South and West after a 3-0 defeat at Bridgwater tonight.

VIDEO: Koeman previews Stoke cup match

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

10:16am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Ronald Koeman looks ahead to tonight's game between Saints and Stoke City in the Capital One Cup.

Couzens stokes up the heat ahead of fight with Hobbs

Daily Echo: Sammy Couzens

12:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Sam Couzens has lit the blue touch paper for his rematch with Chris Hobbs by insisting he didn’t underestimate his opponent in their drawn first fight – he just didn’t train for it.

Winchester swoop for Barfoot and Sampson

Daily Echo: Gareth Barfoot

5:47pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

WINCHESTER City have two experienced new signings waiting in the wings.

Rose chasing ranking personal best

Daily Echo:

1:44pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Hampshire’s Justin Rose is chasing a personal best world ranking as he enters the final stages of the season.

Cork desperate to win some silverware with Saints

Daily Echo: Errors: Southampton's Jack Cork (left) scores beyond Sunderland's Vito Mannone who was unable to stop this and seven more

10:30pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Saints midfielder Jack Cork says the players have responded to manager Ronald Koeman’s serious approach to the Capital One Cup.

Happy birthday to you - October 29

Daily Echo:

8:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Ex-Saints celebrating a birthday today.

Saints picture archive: Jason Dodd in action against Liverpool, December 1991

Daily Echo:

7:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Saints defender Jason Dodd stops Liverpool winger Steve McManaman in his tracks as Saints draw 1-1 with Liverpool at The Dell. Alan Shearer netted for Saints early in the second half, then Jamie Redknapp equalised with 15 minutes to go.

Le Tissier and Benali to attend book signing

Daily Echo: Former Saints Matt Le Tissier and Francis Benali inpsect a model of The Saints

6:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Saints legends Matt Le Tissier and Francis Benali will be meeting fans and signing copies of a new book about the club tomorrow.

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