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Saints skipper boosted by Morgan's return to first team action

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

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Jose Fonte says it “means everything” to have Morgan Schneiderlin back in the Saints team.

Sydenhams League lifeline for Salisbury?

Daily Echo: David Malone

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE Sydenhams Wessex League have left the door ajar for the potential late addition of Salisbury City to their ranks.

Hampshire race ace targeting GP3 victory

Daily Echo: Dean Stoneman collects another motor racing trophy

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

DEAN Stoneman will begin the second half of his single-seater comeback in Belgium this weekend.

Southampton hockey star targeting Rio gold

Daily Echo: Alex Danson in action against Germany.

4:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Southampton hockey star Alex Danson is now eyeing a gold medal at the Rio Olympics 2016 after narrowly missing out on the top prize at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Lambert impressed by new-look Saints

Daily Echo:

5:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Rickie Lambert admitted that Saints’ performance at Anfield has erased any doubts he had about how his former club would do this season.

Vlaar debate reignites

Daily Echo: Under-fire Villa boss Paul Lambert. Picture: Action Images

12:10pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert is widely reported to have criticised Southampton boss Ronald Koeman over his supposed public chase of defender Ron Vlaar – even though the Saints manager last week clarified that he is not interested in signing the centre half.

Feeney sets tone for Stags


11:27pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

CRAIG Feeney struck twice in the first six minutes at the Testwood Stadium tonight – and AFC Totton never looked back.

Flintoff unlikely to face Hampshire

Daily Echo: SEEKING A RETURN TO ACTION? Andrew Flintoff

8:48pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

ENGLAND stars Jimmy Anderson and Jos Buttler will be available to play for Lancashire against Hampshire in Saturday’s NatWest T20 Blast semi-final, but Andrew Flintoff looks unlikely to be in the squad.

Sholing suffer first league loss of season

Daily Echo:

11:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE joy of Sholing’s first win of the Southern One South & West campaign was quickly followed by their first defeat.

Ewen, Rowley hit doubles as Blackfield go top

Daily Echo: JAKE ROWLEY (left)

11:42pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

BLACKFIELD & Langley are the new leaders of the Sydenhams Premier Division following a comfortable 4-0 home win over Bemerton Heath Harlequins.

Fry signs for Eastleigh

Daily Echo: Gillingham old boy Matt Fry

1:58pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Eastleigh have captured their sixth summer signing with the addition of Matt Fry on a free transfer.

Eastleigh “patching up bodies” after hectic start

Daily Echo: Richard Hill

5:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Eastleigh manager Richard Hill admits the club “are patching up bodies” over the coming days after a hectic schedule of matches last week.

Stadium sale puts Totton on the verge of being debt free

Daily Echo: Andy Straker

5:24pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

AFC TOTTON have finally shed their ‘crisis club’ tag and are focusing on a bright new future.

Walker hails record-breaking race victory

Daily Echo:

12:45pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Ian Walker has described Abu Dhabi Racing’s record-breaking victory in the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race as “the perfect performance”.

Follands pair suspended for FA Cup tie

Daily Echo: Danny Bowers

5:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

FOLLAND Sports breezed past Downton 5-1 to book an all-Sydenhams Premier FA Cup preliminary round trip to AFC Portchester on August 30.

Fonte: Saints proved their strength

Daily Echo: José Fonte

1:21pm Monday 18th August 2014

Jose Fonte believes Saints proved their doubters wrong at Anfield – even if they did not head home with the three points he felt they deserved.

Schneiderlin is a 'key player' for Ron

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

8:00am Monday 18th August 2014

Ronald Koeman has backed Morgan Schneiderlin to be a key player for his side this season after bringing him into the team to face Liverpool.

Saints linked with Townsend bid

Daily Echo: Andros Townsend has scored once in two England appearances this season. Picture: Action Images

8:20am Monday 18th August 2014

Saints have reportedly had a £10m bid rejected for Tottenham winger Andros Townsend.

Board set Saints ambition says Lambert

Daily Echo: Rickie Lambert

2:39pm Monday 18th August 2014

Rickie Lambert has backed Dejan Lovren after the centre half received stick from Saints fans during his Liverpool debut at the weekend, and said the board deserve scrutiny over the reasons for the summer departures as well as the players.

Hants boost promotion hopes with Canterbury win

Daily Echo: Matt Coles

3:45pm Monday 18th August 2014

Hampshire boosted their LV County Championship promotion bid with an impressive win against Kent at Canterbury.

Taider stakes claim for first-team place

Daily Echo:

11:40pm Monday 18th August 2014

Saphir Taider pushed his claims for a first team spot with a goal in an all-action display for Saints under-21s.

Unbeaten Spitfires sitting in fourth spot after epic Gateshead draw

Daily Echo:

6:00am Monday 18th August 2014

Eastleigh sit unbeaten in fourth place in the Vanarama Conference Premier after a historic week that was topped off on Saturday with an epic 2-2 draw with Gateshead at the Silverlake Stadium.

Hants dup help England clinch series

Daily Echo: Tom Alsop

11:37pm Monday 18th August 2014

Hampshire duo Tom Alsop and Brad Taylor starred as England U19s clinched their ODI series against South Africa at Trent Bridge.

No FA Cup upset on historic day for youngest boss Phillips

Daily Echo:

4:00am Monday 18th August 2014

IT was a game that captured the imagination of football fans as far away as South America, but there was no FA Cup upset for the competition’s youngest manager to celebrate.

Hill’s praise as ‘dead on its feet’ side holds on for draw

Daily Echo:

8:00am Monday 18th August 2014

Eastleigh manager Richard Hill was full of praise for his team after coming away with a point against Gateshead less than 48 hours after their last match.

Lymington bounce back for win over cup victors

Daily Echo:

6:00am Monday 18th August 2014

LYMINGTON skipper Simon Beetham paid tribute to his players’ powers of recovery after they had gone from zeroes to heroes in less than 24 hours.

Boatmen grab first win to keep unbeaten run going

Daily Echo:

6:00am Monday 18th August 2014

Sholing got their first win of the Southern League South & West Division One campaign in a 2-1 over Stratford Town in a scrappy match at the Silverlake Arena.

St Cross crash to a heavy defeat

Daily Echo:

7:00am Monday 18th August 2014

St Cross Symondians lost seven wickets for 27 runs before crashing to a 119-run defeat by Havant, who leapfrogged to the ECB Southern Electric Premier League summit in the process.

Bonanza bid for Woolston snooker side

Daily Echo: GREEN BAIZE: All the latest from the Llanelli and District Snooker League.

8:00am Monday 18th August 2014

SNOOKER: IT’S 19 years since Woolston Trades & Labour Club B had their hands on the Summer Bonanza trophy.

Ventnor skipper rocks rivals with three-wicket spell

8:00am Monday 18th August 2014

Mark Holmes rocked Bashley (Rydal) with a three-wicket new ball spell which set up an eventual win for Ventnor from a relatively low scoring affair at Newclose.

Gatting hits 84

Daily Echo: Joe Gatting hits out against Derbyshire

8:00am Monday 18th August 2014

Joe Gatting hit 84 as the Hampshire Academy comfortably accounted for Alton by 75 runs on the Ageas Bowl Nursery Ground.

Teams wanted to join darts league

Daily Echo:

7:00am Monday 18th August 2014

DARTS: New teams are wanted to join the Itchen & District League as it heads back to full strength.

Final day showdowns to decide division titles

Daily Echo:

7:00am Monday 18th August 2014

The Southern Electric Premier League is gearing itself up for a photo-finish in three of its four divisions, with the final day showdown between South Wilts and Havant at Bemerton set to decide the ECB Premier Division title.

Koeman says Saints must believe after Liverpool display

Daily Echo:

4:30pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Ronald Koeman believes all thoughts of Saints struggling this season should be dispelled by his side’s opening day performance at Liverpool.

Saints edged out by Liverpool in Koeman opener

Daily Echo:

3:42pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Saints' first game of the Ronald Koeman era ended in a narrow defeat as they were beaten 2-1 by Liverpool at Anfield.

Liverpool 2 Saints 1

Daily Echo: Southampton FC coverage from the Southern Daily Echo

12:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Updates from Saints' 2-1 defeat at Liverpool in their opening game of the Premier League season.

Liverpool v Saints Picture Gallery

Daily Echo:

2:20pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Images from Saints Premier League clash against Liverpool at Anfield.

Koeman: No more centre-back signings

Daily Echo: FLORIN GARDOS (19063068) (Read-Only).jpg

5:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

Ronald Koeman has confirmed that Saints do not plan to sign any more centre-backs following the arrival of Florin Gardos.

Adams stars for Hants at Canterbury

Daily Echo: Jimmy Adams

7:44pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Hampshire are on course to complete a vital LV County Championship win against Kent after an outstanding weekend in Canterbury.

Kong overcomes broken tibia to secure gruelling win

Daily Echo: Tom 'Kong' Watson

12:29pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Tom 'Kong' Watson produced a brilliant UFC win – despite fracturing his tibia at the start of a gruelling war with Sam Alvey.

Hants duo star for England U19s

Daily Echo: Tom Alsop

8:07pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Hampshire prodigy Tom Alsop hit a match-winning century as England Under-19s beat their South African counterparts at Trent Bridge.

Burridge push relegation rivals Totton deeper into trouble

Daily Echo:

5:11pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Burridge are off the ECB Southern Electric Premier League basement and have planted Totton & Eling in serious relegation trouble after a 48-run win in their Botley Road cellar dweller clash.

Long in line for debut, but Gardos must wait

Daily Echo:

6:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

New Saints signing Florin Gardos will have to wait a few weeks for his debut, as he recovers from a hamstring injury, but Shane Long could make his first appearance for the club at Anfield tomorrow.

Wood stars as Hants dominate Kent

Daily Echo: Chris Wood.

8:34pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Hampshire all-rounder Chris Wood followed his opening day half-century with a five for 39 haul on day two of their LV= County Championship clash with Kent in Canterbury.

Father and son embark on groundbreaking stadium mission

Daily Echo:

1:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

A FATHER and son are hoping to follow in the footsteps of Saints legend Francis Benali by completing an epic, 1,750-mile journey to all 20 Premier League grounds across the country.

Tom 'Kong' Watson ready to battle back in MMA bout

Daily Echo:

7:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Tom ‘Kong’ Watson has shrugged off any notion of pressure as he prepares for a potentially decisive fight in his UFC career.

Chris Wood extends Hants deal for further year

Daily Echo:

6:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

CHRIS Wood has extended his contract by one year, until the end of the 2016 season.

Snooker juniors warm up with doubles victories

Daily Echo:

8:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

MEMBERS of the Eastleigh & District Junior Leagues warmed up for this morning’s start of the new campaign with the traditional pre-season doubles championships.

Sholing looking for first win of the new season

Daily Echo:

12:35pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Sholing welcome Stratford Town to the Silverlake Arena today in the Southern League South & West Division One (3pm) and will hoping to get their first win of the campaign.

Schneiderlin accepts he will not be sold

Daily Echo:

10:30pm Friday 15th August 2014

Morgan Schneiderlin has accepted that he will not be sold by Saints this summer, according to manager Ronald Koeman.

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