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Saints - on this day in history, March 19
12:00pm Tuesday 19th March 2013 in Sport
Saints On This Day - March 19 1949: Leicester 1 Saints 3 Charlie Wayman scored his 31st league goal of the season – a new Saints record – as Saints extended their unbeaten run to ten games at Filbert Street. Ted Bates was also on target.
1955: Northampton 2 Saints 1 Saints lost for the first time in nine games as they let a 1-0 lead slip at The County Ground.
In Billy Foulkes’ and Alex Simpson’s final game for Saints, Tommy Mulgrew fired Saints in front.
Saints remained third in Division Three (South) despite the loss.
1960: Saints 1 Tranmere 1 Gordon Brown scored on his Saints debut, but Saints could only draw against struggling Tranmere in a Division 3 (South) encounter.
Keeper Ron Reynolds also made his debut on a day in which Saints stayed top after fellow promotion hopefuls Norwich and Bury could also on draw.
1966: Saints 1 Rotherham 1 Saints dropped to sixth in Division 2 after the visitors cancelled out a Terry Paine opener.
1983: Saints 4 Manchester City 1 Steve Moran scored a hat-trick as Saints stormed into a 4-0 half-time lead against a City side that would be relegated from the top flight a few weeks later.
Ian Baird also scored, with Kevin Reeves grabbing City’s second half consolation.
1988: Saints 0 Charlton 1 Garth Crooks scored the only goal as Saints suffered a defeat which dropped them to 14th in the top flight.
1994: Saints 0 Arsenal 4 Ian Wright scored a sensational hat-trick as Arsenal trounced Saints at The Dell. Kevin Campbell completed the scoring.
1997: Chelsea 1 Saints 0 Gianfranco Zola scored the only goal as Saints’ winless streak was extended to four games and left them rooted in 19th position.