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Saints - on this day in history, March 18
12:00pm Monday 18th March 2013 in Sport
Saints On This Day - March 18 1950: Saints 2 Brentford 3 A Joe Mallet own goal cost Saints a point from an entertaining game at The Dell.
Eric Day grabbed both of Saints’ consolations.
1961: Lincoln 0 Saints 3 Three goals in the final 15 minutes earned the Saints their second win in three games as they moved up to fifth in Division 2.
George O’Brien netted twice and Terry Paine once.
1967: Everton 0 Saints 1 Eric Martin kept a clean sheet on his debut for Saints as they earned a valuable win at Goodison Park in their fight with relegation from Division One.
Hugh Fisher also made his debut for Saints in a game which saw Martin Chivers hit a 67th minute winner.
1972: Ipswich 1 Saints 1 Terry Paine was shown a red card as Saints held out at Portman Road for a vital point.
Ron Davies was dropped to the bench and it was Bobby Stokes who fired Saints in front.
Trevor Whymark levelled in the 66th minute, shortly after Paine was sent off.
1974: Saints 1 Leicester 0 Peter Osgood’s home debut saw the attendance at the Dell up by over 10,000 as 26,600 fans crammed in to see their new signing.
Bobby Stokes scored the only goal.
1975: Saints 2 Oxford 1 Goals from Mick Channon and Paul Gilchrist gave Saints a Division 2 victory.
1978: Bolton 0 Saints 0 Saints earned a credible draw away at table-topping Bolton. A few weeks later both clubs were to earn promotion to the First Division.
1995: Nottingham Forest 3 Saints 0 Saints slumped to the bottom of the Premier League after a heavy defeat at The City Ground.
Gordon Watson made his debut but made no impact as Saints’ poor form continued.
On target for the hosts were Dutch winger Bryan Roy (2) and Stan Collymore.
2000: Saints 2 Aston Villa 0 Kevin Davies scored twice as Saints moved a step closer to securing Premier League football for another season. It also helped banish memories of their previous outing, the 7-2 loss at White Hart Lane.