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Lambert wants competition at Saints

Daily Echo: Rickie Lambert scores at The Etihad last season, but Saints still ended up on the losing side.

6:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Rickie Lambert says he wants his place in the Saints team to come under threat next season.

Lambert playing for World Cup place


6:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Rickie Lambert believes the final four games of the Premier League season could yet prove vital to his World Cup hopes.

Eastleigh up with the elite

Daily Echo: Eastleigh players celebrate their promotion

6:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

It was one small victory in many this season but it was one giant leap for Eastleigh Football Club.

Villa boss only wants to talk Saints

Daily Echo: Norwich manager Paul Lambert previews Barclays Premier League game against Fulham.

6:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is trying to remain focussed on this afternoon’s visit of Saints despite finding himself in the centre of a media storm.

Nomads awash with medals

Daily Echo: Xanthe West won a bronze medal for Fareham Nomads in the Salisbury Open Meet.

6:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A squad of 36 swimmers from Fareham Nomads Swimming Club entered the annual Salisbury Open Meet, amassing a huge medal haul and an amazing 126 personal best times.

AS IT HAPPENED - Eastleigh 2-1 Basingstoke Town

Daily Echo: MATCHDAY LIVE - Basingstoke Town v Dover Athletic

1:57pm Friday 18th April 2014

BASINGSTOKE Town are unable to put Eastleigh's title and promotion party on hold at the Silverlake Stadium.

Eastleigh crowned champions of the Skrill South

Daily Echo: Richard Hill's side have won the Skrill South

4:56pm Friday 18th April 2014

Eastleigh have been crowned champions of the Skrill South after beating Basingstoke 2-1 at the Silverlake Stadium this afternoon.

Lallana and Shaw on PFA awards list


12:10pm Friday 18th April 2014

Adam Lallana and Luke Shaw have earned nominations in the PFA Player of the Year awards.

Lambert: Don't pick me for my penalty ability

Daily Echo: Rickie Lambert celebrates scoring for England on Friday.

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Rickie Lambert is desperate to secure a place in England’s World Cup squad, but says he does not want to be picked purely on the basis of his penalty-taking ability.

Poch: I don't know a budget for next season

Daily Echo: Mauricio Pochettino

8:40am Friday 18th April 2014

Mauricio Pochettino says he doesn’t yet know what sort of transfer budget he will be handed this summer.

Saints stars fit for Brazil

Daily Echo: Gaston Ramirez

8:39am Friday 18th April 2014

Maya Yoshida and Gaston Ramirez will be fit for World Cup duty.

Hampshire football club set for huge TV audience

Daily Echo: The Turkish TV documentary crew line up with Fordingbridge’s U9s and club coaches

9:03am Friday 18th April 2014

The oldest football club in Hampshire will soon have their story broadcast to around 250 million Turkish people worldwide.

The man Hampshire need to keep in check

Daily Echo: Shivnarine Chanderpaul

8:56am Friday 18th April 2014

HAMPSHIRE take on a Derbyshire side this weekend aiming to bounce back from defeat against Essex.

Eastleigh skipper aims to bow out on a real high


9:05am Friday 18th April 2014

Eastleigh captain Russell Smith admits it would be dream come true if his side lift the Gales HSB Hampshire Bowl in his final match as skipper ahead of their semi-final tie against Sandown & Shanklin tomorrow at The Hub (3pm).

Ten-man Sholing blow chance to go top

Daily Echo: Mike Carter slams in his 83rd- minute goal for Sholing.

8:36am Friday 18th April 2014

Sholing’s bid to regain Sydenhams League top spot was put on hold when Fareham Town held them 1-1 in a lively end-to-end tussle at Cams Alders last night.

Decision on Steve Riley's Totton future to be made 'sooner rather than later'

Daily Echo: Steve Riley

8:51am Friday 18th April 2014

CHAIRMAN Andy Straker says the decision on the AFC Totton team manager’s job needs to be made “sooner rather than later”.

Management officials gather for Winchester City Football Club's one year birthday

Daily Echo: Mayor of Winchester, Cllr Ernie Jeffs, cut the cake for the celebrations (pictured left) with club chairman, Paul Murray (right)

6:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

PAST and present players gathered to celebrate Winchester City Football Club’s one year birthday since it was taken over by new management.

Bacuna back for Villa

Daily Echo: FLYING HIGH: Sunderland’s Jozy Altidore leaps above Aston Villa’s Leandro Bacuna

10:50am Friday 18th April 2014

Leandro Bacuna is back in the Aston Villa squad for Saturday's home clash with Southampton.

Eastleigh founder eyes 'amazing' promotion


8:48am Friday 18th April 2014

THE founder of Eastleigh FC admits it is hard to believe the club is on the cusp of promotion to the fifth tier of English football.

Saints will decide Shaw future

Daily Echo: Debut: Southampton's Luke Shaw made his England debut on Wednesday

3:47pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Mauricio Pochettino insists the Saints board would be the ones to make the decision if Luke Shaw were to be sold.

Poch welcomes Krueger assurances

Daily Echo: Mauricio Pochettino will face the press at St Mary's from 3pm.

3:51pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Mauricio Pochettino has welcomed Saints chairman Ralph Krueger’s message that no key players need to be sold this summer.

Boruc fit for Villa return

Daily Echo: Artur Boruc

3:55pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Saints will welcome back Artur Boruc as they face Aston Villa.

Boss praises Spitfires' character

Daily Echo: Sub Lee Peacock celebrates his goal against Dover on Tuesday

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Eastleigh manager Richard Hill has praised the character of his side as they prepare for the biggest game in the club’s 68-year history.

Hants star's arm broken by Tremlett delivery

Daily Echo: SEan Terry

10:35pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Hampshire batsman Sean Terry suffered a broken arm after being struck by a Chris Tremlett delivery today.

Hampshire sportshall glory

Daily Echo: Hampshire’s under-13 girls team. Back (from left): Heather Cubbage, Natasha Palfrey, Sarah Hunt, Freya Coe, Jade Clements, Lorna Dockerill. Front: Anya Pigden, Madeleine Wilton, Hannah Childs, Hollie Thurgood, Jasmyn Alllen. Team manager is Southampton

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

HAMPSHIRE enjoyed some impressive results in the UK Sportshall Finals in Manchester.

Thomson's 'world beater'

Daily Echo: Alex Thomson, right, and Pepe Ribes

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

HAMPSHIRE ocean racer Alex Thomson has unveiled his latest weapon which he hopes will propel him to victory in a non-stop sprint around the world.

Top rays landed on the Island

Daily Echo: Fords Sports SAC present Naomi House officials with a cheque for £1,250. Front (from left) – Ron Wilson (Meon Valley Lions Club), Sarah Hudson (area Fundraiser from Naomi House), Peter Oate (Chairman Forts Sports SAC).

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Some cracking undulate rays have been recorded from Sandown Bay on the Isle of Wight.

Sholing Reserves win the Southampton Senior Cup

Daily Echo: Sholing Reserves win the Southampton Senior Cup

9:26pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Sholing Reserves have set the bar for their first team ahead of the FA Vase final by thrashing Hedge End Rangers 5-0 in the Southampton Senior Cup Final at St Mary’s tonight, to complete one half of a historic haul of silverware.

Fans split over Saints season ticket price rise

Daily Echo: Fans will have to pay more to watch Saints next season

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Saints supporters have seen the cost of season tickets rise by four per cent – but fans appear split over whether the increase is fair.

Carberry hundred secures Hants win

Daily Echo: Michael Carberry celebrates his century earlier today

3:45pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Hampshire have won their first match of the season after beating Gloucestershire by eight wickets at Bristol.

Eastleigh within a point of promotion after late winner

Daily Echo: A late Lee Peacock goal puts Eastleigh within a point of the title. Picture by Ken Dear

10:14pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

LEE Peacock headed a dramatic late winner, two minutes after coming on, as Eastleigh beat Dover to go within a point of promotion to the Skrill Premier.

Rangers ready to upset Sholing in cup

Daily Echo: SO CLOSE: Andrew Surman  can't believe it as a chance goes begging at St Mary's on Saturday, having kept his place in the centre of midfield from the Carling Cup win over Yeovil as boss George Burley continues to search for the right blend in the engine r

5:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

IT will be a family affair for Hedge End Rangers FC when they play the biggest game in the club’s history – tonight’s Southampton Senior Cup final at St Mary’s.

Hampshire boxer wins national championships

Daily Echo: 12-year-old amateur boxer George Joy, pictured with his coaches Stuart and George Pidgley from Waterside Amateur Boxing Club, celebrates his National Minors Championship win

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

George Joy marked a special weekend for Waterside Amateur Boxing club by winning National Minors Championships in Manchester.

National champions no match for Solent basketball team

Daily Echo: Solent Kestrels U18s

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Solent Kestrels U18s are heading to the National Basketball League Final Fours in Sheffield on May 4 after a brilliant win over Birmingham As at Barton Peveril College on Saturday.

Villa boss receives chairman's backing ahead of Saints

Daily Echo: Paul Lambert

3:46pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Aston Villa chairman Randy Lerner has given his backing to the club's manager Paul Lambert after the suspension of Ian Culverhouse and Gary Karsa this week.

Baffins pile pressure on Hampshire League leaders Locks Heath

Daily Echo: Girls' football team seeking to sign more under-sevens

7:47am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Locks Heath have the chance to move five points clear again at the top of the Puma Engineering Hampshire League tonight.

Trojans denied Hampshire Hockey Cup upset in penalty shoot-out

Daily Echo: Piers Everleigh is aghast after fluffing his penalty stroke

5:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Trojans’ bid to reach the Hampshire Hockey Cup final was derailed in a frantic penalty shoot out against Havant in the quarter-finals.

Saints season ticket costs increase

Daily Echo: Snow warning to Saints fans travelling to Newcastle

12:02pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Saints supporters have seen the cost of season tickets rise by about four per cent.

Extra goal ace appeals to fans

Daily Echo: Jay Rodriguez

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Unforeseen events can shake even the greatest plans.

Saints clash vital for Villa

Daily Echo: Paul Lambert

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Aston Villa chief executive Paul Faulkner has called for unity ahead of their game against Saints this weekend after the club’s fourth consecutive defeat left them in the thick of the Premier League relegation battle.

Morgan saved a ban

Daily Echo: Morgan Schneiderlin wheels away to celebrate putting Saints ahead against Norwich.

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Morgan Schneiderlin, above, has avoided suspension after the deadline for ten yellow cards passed.

Sholing aim to be fit for Wembley

Daily Echo: Dave Diaper and players celebrate the win that put them through to Wembley.

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

SHOLING are carrying out personal fitness checks on their entire playing squad ahead of their big date at Wembley next month.

Andover are the champions

Daily Echo: Southampton players (red/blue) are left trailing by a Fordingbridge break.

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Andover have been crowned champions of Snows Group Hampshire 1, edging out rivals Fordingbridge on points difference in the tightest of title races.

Alresford stay in the clear

Daily Echo: Alresford's Dom Cope, right, was on target

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

ALRESFORD Town maintained their four-point cushion over Sholing at the Sydenhams Premier summit with a 3-2 home win over Downton on Saturday.

Hill hopes rivals have a tough time


6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

BY the time Sutton United and Bromley kick a ball again, Eastleigh could be home and hosed as Skrill Conference South champions. But in the event the Spitfires do not get the four points they need at home to Dover Athletic tonight and Basingstoke Town on Good Friday (3pm), manager Richard Hill has made it clear he expects those clubs who have raised their game against Eastleigh this season to do the same against their promotion rivals, writes Wendy Gee.

Watson celebrating major success


9:38pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

While Bubba Watson was toasting a Masters win last week, another Watson was celebrating victory in the Hampshire Junior Championships.

Hants frustrated but still on course for win

Daily Echo: Hamish Marshall starred in Gloucestershire's FL t20 win against Somerset last year GSR447V13

7:01pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Hampshire were frustrated by a record partnership on the penultimate day of their LV County Championship match against Gloucestershire.

Villa suspend senior staff

Daily Echo: Paul Lambert

2:55pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Saints' opponents this weekend, Aston Villa, have suspended assistant manager Ian Culverhouse and head of football operations Gary Karsa ''pending an internal investigation''.

Priority number 1 for Poch?

Daily Echo: Mauricio Pochettino

1:44pm Monday 14th April 2014

OK, so Saints have nothing really left to play for this season apart from the £700,000 or so difference between finishing eighth and ninth.

Vince and Abbott star for Hants


7:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

JAMES Vince's first century of the season and Kyle Abbott's impressive debut ensured Hampshire dominated the second day of their LV County Championship match against Gloucestershire.

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