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Rodriguez's recovery ahead of schedule

Daily Echo: Jay Rodriguez has scored 21 league goals in two seasons for Southampton. Picture: Action Images

10:30pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Jay Rodriguez is said to be ahead of schedule in his recovery from a devastating knee injury, but Ronald Koeman is placing no timescale on the forward’s return.

Saints winger Mane receives work permit

Daily Echo:

3:52pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Sadio Mane has received his work permit and should arrive at Saints tomorrow, but is unlikely to feature against Swansea this Saturday.

Saints to discuss Cork future in a few months

Daily Echo: Jack Cork

4:01pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Ronald Koeman says Saints expect to discuss the future of midfielder Jack Cork around the turn of the year.

Perfect step for Toby

Daily Echo:

12:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

New signing Toby Alderweireld believes he has struck up an instant connection with Jose Fonte at the heart of defence and says joining Saints has been a “perfect step”.

Swans boss Monk praises Saints education

Daily Echo: GARY MONK

5:44pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Swansea manager Garry Monk admits his Saints education taught him dedication and loyalty - but he still wants three points from the club which gave him his big break in football.

Saints keen on stadium expansion

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

Saints would be keen to eventually look at an expansion of St Mary’s – but have said it could only happen with a significant run of sell-outs at the stadium.

Bart's race is set to be new record

Daily Echo:

5:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

MORE than 10,000 sailors from all over the world are gearing up to hit the water in a bid to set a new world record for the biggest ever sailing race in memory of Andrew Simpson.

Smith century rescues Hants

Daily Echo:

7:02pm Thursday 18th September 2014

WILL Smith celebrated his three-year contract extension with one of the most important hundreds of his career as Hampshire held on for a tense draw at The Ageas Bowl.

Hampshire close to being crowned English champs

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:59am Thursday 18th September 2014

Hampshire's dominance at this week's Women's County Finals continued yesterday, as they beat Hertfordshire to maintain their perfect record.

Newcastle pair apologise for clashes with fans before and after 4-0 thrashing at Saints

Daily Echo:

2:38pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Newcastle assistant boss John Carver and goalkeeping coach Andy Woodman have both issued apologies after clashes with fans at Southampton

Lymington star Thompson takes Britain's first medal at World Championships

Daily Echo:

4:03pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Lymington’s Nick Thompson claimed Great Britain’s first medal of the ISAF Sailing World Championships – a bronze – in the Laser class today.

National treasures

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

Southampton AC’s U13 & U15 young athletes had a day to remember when they came sixth in the UK Youth Development League national finals at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham.

Toughest test yet for match race champ

Daily Echo:

8:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE match racer Ian Williams will face his toughest test yet when he resumes his bid for a fifth world title.

Declan on target for bronze medal

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

SOUTHAMPTON’S Declan O’Halloran struggled to find the right words after helping Great Britain win team bronze in the novice open archery event at the first ever Invictus Games.

No let up for Bland

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

Richard Bland might have already secured his place on the European Tour for next season, but he has no intention of relaxing.

PSC tennis teams are aces

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

BOTH Peter Symonds College tennis teams qualified for the Ageon Team Tennis Schools National Championships in Sheffield.

Newport IoW showdown ‘not a cup rehearsal’

Daily Echo:

8:03pm Thursday 18th September 2014

WINCHESTER City co-boss Danny Robinson is not viewing tomorrow’s Sydenhams Premier showdown with Newport IoW as a “dress rehearsal” for the FA Cup.

Kearn is new boss at Hamworthy

Daily Echo:

7:10pm Thursday 18th September 2014

STEWART Kearn has been appointed new manager of Sydenhams Premier Division club Hamworthy United.

Defender Turley signs for Eastleigh

Daily Echo: HONOUR: Jamie Turley scooped the England C Player of the Year accolade Picture: Shane Healey

3:57pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Eastleigh have signed unattached former Salisbury City defender Jamie Turley.

Ford is in focus for big net gains

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

The Cormorants club match at Dandys Ford Match Lake saw the venue continue its excellent run of form with a superb return of bumper weights. Kev Downer (Dandys K) took a splendid 164 lb 12 oz of carp to 5 lb on paste in the margins from peg 21 for a comfortable victory. Dave Hydes fished his favourite bait sweetcorn in the margins to land 135 lb 4 oz of carp to 5 lb for second. Others: A.Haydon 132 lb 2 oz, P.Newman (Sonubaits) 125 lb 9 oz, R.Yeo 114 lb 2 oz; H.Mayers 94 lb 6 oz.

Cycling star Voigt in the Forest

Daily Echo:

7:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

There is an opportunity to test your skills against a Tour De France legend in Hampshire this weekend.

Thundercat champs

Daily Echo:

5:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

LYMINGTON powerboat racers Charlie Hatfield and Bligh Julius will be crowned 2014 Thundercat champs this weekend after building up an unassailable lead.

Maxwell brings community coaching to Totton

Daily Echo: AFC Totton's ground

2:51pm Thursday 18th September 2014

AFC TOTTON are linking up with Zuko Sports to provide community coaching at the Testwood Stadium.

Saints picture archive: Kevin Moore heads home against Exeter, July 1991

Daily Echo:

2:21pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Saints defender Kevin Moore powers home a header in a pre-season friendly against Exeter City in July 1991.

Kearn takes over at Hammers

Daily Echo: Stewart Kearn

1:28pm Thursday 18th September 2014

STEWART Kearn has been appointed new manager of Sydnehams Premier club Hamworthy United.

Saints picture archive: Kevin Keegan in action at Middlesbrough, January 1982

Daily Echo:

10:40am Thursday 18th September 2014

Kevin Keegan scored the only goal in Saints' 1-0 win. The victory put Saints top of the old Division 1 for the first time in their history.

Watts weighs in with county cup double

Daily Echo: Nick Watts celebrates his winner

9:47am Thursday 18th September 2014

NEW strike signing Sam Wilson was ineligible, but Sholing still had the firepower to cruise past US Portsmouth 5-0 in the Hampshire FA Senior Cup last night.

Brewer's 48-hour stint yields a bumper catch

Daily Echo:

8:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

SHAUWN Brewer has enjoyed another visit to Broadlands Lakes.

Hants follow on despite Ervine heroics

Daily Echo:

3:13pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Hampshire will end the Ageas Bowl season battling for five vital LV County Championship points – thanks to Sean Ervine’s first century for more than two years.

Winds of change at Saints as Le Tissier described as 'a trusted friend of the club'

Daily Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Chairman Ralph Krueger has described Matt Le Tissier as “a trusted friend of the club” and says the board will continue to embrace Saints’ history.

Ervine: "We can still beat Kent."

Daily Echo:

6:44pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

SEAN Ervine believes his first century since 2012 could yet be a match-winning innings.

A lasting tribute to Liebherr's legacy

Daily Echo:

7:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Saints expect to unveil a lasting memorial to late owner Markus Liebherr in the near future.

The picture that shows it IS possible to run a club without ignoring legends from the past

Daily Echo:

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

IT is a picture we would almost certainly never have seen this time last year.

Jamie breaks Fareham's home hockey hoodoo

Daily Echo:

7:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Practice made perfect for teenager Jamie Rawlings, who was Fareham’s rare home match winner in the NOW: Pensions Western Conference victory over promoted Barford Tigers.

Trojans scramble to defeat

Daily Echo:

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A scrambled Slough goal four minutes before half-time sealed Trojans’ fate in an uninspiring Investec England Hockey Western Conference opener at Stoneham Lane.

Lovren: I'm not finding it easy at Liverpool

Daily Echo: Dejan Lovren

7:37am Tuesday 16th September 2014

FORMER Saints centre-back Dejan Lovren admits he has not found it easy to make an instant impact as manager Brendan Rodgers' defensive linchpin at Liverpool.

Honours even as Spitfires held by Forest Green

Daily Echo:

11:34pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Jack Midson and James Constable were on target as Eastleigh settled for a hard fought 2-2 draw with Forest Green Rovers at the Silverlake Stadium after coming from behind to take the lead in the Vanarama Conference.

Portsmouth fails to win £1.6m 'City of Football' funding

7:49am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Nottingham has beaten off Manchester and Portsmouth to win the right to stage a £1.6million two-year pilot project aimed at testing ways of getting more people playing football regularly.

Hants under pressure at The Ageas Bowl

Daily Echo:

6:10pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Hampshire’s promotion hopes received a setback as Kent amassed their highest total of the season at The Ageas Bowl today.

Winchester dump Stags out of county cup

Daily Echo:

11:18pm Tuesday 16th September 2014


Hants star signs contract extension

Daily Echo:

11:39am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Hampshire star Will Smith has signed a new two-year contract extension, until the end of the 2017 season.

Sam signs for Sholing

Daily Echo: Sam Wilson celebrates his fourth goal on Saturday.

10:37am Tuesday 16th September 2014

SHOLING have completed the signing of ex-Eastleigh striker Sam Wilson from Winchester City.

City boss Robinson understands Wilson's frustration

Daily Echo:

9:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

WINCHESTER City had firepower to spare against Bemerton Heath Harlequins in the FA Cup on Saturday – despite news that ex-Eastleigh striker Sam Wilson is leaving the club.

Bowers: Cup win was the best I’ve seen

Daily Echo:

9:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

DANNY Bowers rated Saturday’s 1-0 FA Cup win at Longwell Green Sports as “one of our best since I’ve been at the club”.

Cork: Koeman to thank for midfield goal glut

Daily Echo: Jack Cork

8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Jack Cork has credited his sudden goal spurt to manager Ronald Koeman’s style of play.

New keeper makes a winning start for Brock

Daily Echo:

8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

NEW signing Rory Anderson made a solid start in goal for Brockenhurst as they returned to winning ways with a dramatic 2-1 win over Alresford at Grigg Lane.

Winch punished by clinical Totts

Daily Echo:

8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Tottonians were on the back foot for much of their battle with Winchester – but dogged defending and a couple of timely breaks netted them an opening day victory.

World Cup was an education for Morgan

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

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Morgan Schneiderlin believes playing for France has improved him enormously as a player.

Cork keen to stay at Saints

Daily Echo:

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Jack Cork wants to extend his Saints career – but insists he is not thinking about contract issues right now.

Musselwhite departure a blow to Blackfield

Daily Echo:

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

BLACKFIELD & Langley’s FA Cup joy was tainted by news that experienced targetman Jamie Musselwhite is on his way out of Gang Warily.

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