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Saints - on this day in history, March 13
10:00am Wednesday 13th March 2013 in Sport
Saints On This Day - March 13 1948: Saints 4 Newcastle 2 A devastating seven minute period from Saints set up this home victory.
Augie Scott opened the scoring in the first minute before Charlie Wayman got his first of two just three minutes later.
Saints went 3-0 up in the seventh minute thanks to Wayman’s second.
Wilf Grant added a fourth as Saints stayed fourth in the Division Two standings.
1954: Reading 4 Saints 1 Reading scored four first half goals as Saints suffered a humiliating defeat at mid-table opponents.
Len Gaynor made his Saints debut as he partnered Eric Day up front, although it was John Hoskins who netted the Saints consolation before Tommy Traynor blazed over an 86th minute penalty.
1965: Saints 3 Bury 1 The combination of Martin Chivers and George O’Brien linked up as Saints defeated Bury at The Dell.
O’Brien netted twice and Chivers the other as Saints remained sixth in Division Two.
The two strikers ended the season with 49 league goals between them.
1971: Saints 1 West Brom 0 Terry Paine scored the only goal on the stroke of half time as Saints moved up to fifth in the Division One table.
1976: Chelsea 1 Saints 1 Saints were playing their fifth consecutive away game and should have taken all three points from Stamford Bridge.
Mick Channon fired them in front, although that lead lasted just two minutes as the home side levelled through Steve Finnieston.
1982: Saints 0 West Brom 0 During the week after this draw, Kevin Keegan was voted the PFA’s Player of the Year.
1991: Saints 1 Manchester United 1 Neil Ruddock headed Saints in front at The Dell in what was to prove Alex Cherednik’s final game for the club. Paul Ince levelled.
1993: Saints 4 Ipswich 3 Saints kept their fine home form going with a thrilling win over Ipswich in what can only be described as a classic at The Dell.
Richard Hall had already levelled an early Ipswich goal from Andy Linighan before the visitors retook the lead through Paul Goddard.
Matt Le Tissier equalised from the penalty spot before Jeff Kenna thrust Saints into a 3-2 lead nine minutes from time.
Ipswich levelled again in the 85th minute through Chris Kiwomya, only for Le Tissier to bundle in a 90th minute winner for his second of the game.
2007: Saints 2 Cardiff 2 Saints blew a 2-0 lead at St Mary’s as Cardiff scored an 85th minute equaliser to take a share of the Championship spoils.
Saints entered this fixture on the back of two straight defeats but took the lead on 30 minutes thanks to defender Chris Baird.
The advanatage was doubled a minute before the break as Bradley Wright Phillips calmly slotted home.
Steven Thompson halved the deficit with half an hour left before Peter Whittingham fired in a late leveller.