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Massive few days ahead for Hampshire chairman Rod Bransgrove

Daily Echo: Rod Bransgrove

7:52am Thursday 24th July 2014

IT won’t only be Alastair Cook under the spotlight when the England v India Test series moves onto the outskirts of Southampton this weekend.

Liverpool boss forced to defend huge transfer fee paid for ex-Saints skipper Adam Lallana

Daily Echo: Adam Lallana celebrates at Craven Cottage

7:45am Thursday 24th July 2014

LIVERPOOL boss Brendan Rodgers has defended the amount of money he had to splash out to sign Saints captain Adam Lallana.

Koeman given 'hands-off' warning over Dutch ace

Daily Echo: Marquis beats Ron Vlaar to a header

5:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Ronald Koeman looks unlikely to be reunited with his former centre-half Ron Vlaar this summer.

Hampshire ace Hannah aiming to make up for Delhi heartache

Daily Echo:

8:07am Thursday 24th July 2014

Hampshire table tennis star Hannah Hicks is looking to avenge the bronze medal heartbreak of the Commonwealth Games four years ago in Delhi.

Saints bottom of the Premier League pre season air miles table

Daily Echo:

7:56am Thursday 24th July 2014

SAINTS will clock up the fewest air miles this pre season of any Premier League club.

Southampton ace Alex gets England off to winning start in Commonwealth Games

Daily Echo:

3:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

GOALscorer Alex Danson insists the England women’s hockey team’s hard-fought victory over Wales in their opening match of the Commonwealth Games this afternoon demonstrates how desperate they are to restore some pride this summer.

Hampshire batsman James Vince named in England Lions one day squad

Daily Echo: James Vince.

12:17pm Thursday 24th July 2014

HAMPSHIRE batsman James Vince has been named in the England Lions squad for their triangular series against New Zealand A and Sri Lanka A next month.

RUMOUR MILL, July 24 - Saints linked with midfield trio as Koeman eyes new signings

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

12:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Saints boss Ronald Koeman has been linked with yet another of his former stars at Feyenoord.

Ex-Saints target Astori staying in Italy

Daily Echo: Davide Astori

7:49am Thursday 24th July 2014

FORMER Saints target Davide Astori has signed a three-year contract extension with Cagliari.

Saints sign teenage Torquay keeper

Daily Echo: Saints draw

5:19pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Saints have signed 15-year-old goalkeeper Neal Osborn from Torquay United.

Ground boost for Eastleigh

Daily Echo: Richard Hill

4:59pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CONFERENCE Premier new boys Eastleigh have got the green light for phase two of their ground development.

Sam's the man for Town

Daily Echo: Sam Argent has moved from Whitchurch to Hartley Wintney.

2:33pm Thursday 24th July 2014

FORMER Saints trainee Sam Argent has signed non-contract forms for Conference South outfit Basingstoke Town.

Totton cancel Slough friendly

Daily Echo: AFC Totton's Testwood Stadium home

10:53am Thursday 24th July 2014

AFC TOTTON have had to call off Saturday’s home friendly against Slough Town.

Celtic desperate to keep Saints target Fraser Forster

Daily Echo:

7:45am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Celtic boss Ronny Deila hasstressed his desire to keep Saints target Fraser Forster at Celtic Park.

Fonte in line for Saints captaincy

Daily Echo: Jose Fonte celebrates his goal against Arsenal

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Jose Fonte is the leading contender to replace Adam Lallana as Saints’ team captain this season – while a new deal is set to be offered to the defender.

Wort aims to impress Beattie

Daily Echo: Lee Wort

4:40pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Lee Wort is keen to show Accrington Stanley manager and ex-Saints striker James Beattie his goal-scoring abilities as he attempts to engineer a switch from Sholing during a weeklong trial at the Crown Ground.

Vlaar going nowhere, says Villa boss

Daily Echo: Marquis beats Ron Vlaar to a header

11:42am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has said that defender Ron Vlaar will not be leaving the club this summer, despite being linked to Saints.

Luke Shaw: I won't buckle under huge pressure at Old Trafford

Daily Echo: Luke Shaw in action against Costa Rica

7:40am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

New Manchester United defender Luke Shaw insists he will not buckle under the pressure of playing for a club that he believes is the biggest in the world.

Saints game off

Daily Echo: Southampton Football Club badge

5:11pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

EASTLEIGH’S friendly against Saints development squad has been postponed to a later date.

Hawks pull out of Sholing friendly

Daily Echo: FORMER CHERRIES MANAGER: Lee Bradbury

3:22pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

HAVANT & Waterlooville have pulled out of next Tuesday's scheduled pre-season friendly at Sholing.

Sholing are the Wembley head boys

Daily Echo: Barry Mason

12:07pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

NEW defensive signing Stuart Mott continued his pre-season scoring streak as FA Vase winners Sholing edged the battle of the Wembley finalists 4-3 against Gosport Borough on Tuesday, watched by a 156 crowd.

Record-breaking Coles stuns Essex

Daily Echo:

9:59pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

MATT Coles blasted Hampshire’s fastest-ever T20 fifty to keep alive the county’s hopes of a home quarter-final.

Saints set for new Forster bid after Celtic reject opening offer

Daily Echo: Fraser Forster

5:17pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Saints are set to launch a second bid for Celtic keeper Fraser Forster, after having an initial offer turned down.

Lovren can join Reds if price is right - Koeman

Daily Echo: Dejan Lovren

5:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Ronald Koeman has told Liverpool they will have to increase their bid for Dejan Lovren if they want to sign him this summer.

RUMOUR MILL, July 22 - Koeman linked with another of his former Feyenoord stars

Daily Echo:

7:53am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

SAINTS boss Ronald Koeman has been linked with a move for another of his former Feyenoord stars.

Buttler set for Ageas Bowl Test debut

Daily Echo: STAR MAN: Jos Buttler on the way to reaching 47 from only 16 balls

10:44pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

JOS Buttler is set to make his Test debut at The Ageas Bowl following Matt Prior’s decision to stand down for the rest of the season.

RUMOUR MILL, July 22 - Saints reported to bid £7.5m for England keeper Fraser Forster

Daily Echo:

11:08am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

SAINTS are reported to have made a £7.5m bid for England goalkeeper Fraser Forster.

Saints' transfer rumour round-up - Summer 2014

Daily Echo: Will any new contracts be signed at Southampton's St Mary's Stadium in January?

11:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

It's that time of year again, as football's semi annual rumour mill goes into overdrive amid speculation of multi-million deals as clubs bid for glory.

Cook heads to Ageas Bowl determined to silence critics

Daily Echo: Alastair Cook

5:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Alastair Cook will arrive at Hampshire’s Ageas Bowl later this week experiencing the toughest moments of his professional career.

Former Bristol City winger quick to impress Eastleigh boss Hill

Daily Echo:

5:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WHETHER Marlon Jackson will do enough to earn himself an Eastleigh squad number in the Conference Premier this season remains to be seen.

Roberts on the move to Poole

Daily Echo: Luke Roberts

11:11am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

AFC TOTTON are set to lose home-grown attacking talent Luke Roberts to Poole Town.

Pavey aiming for place in record books in Hampshire

Daily Echo: Tiverton Olympian Jo Pavey

7:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Trailblazing Jo Pavey will be aiming for a place in the record books when she bids to complete a hat-trick of victories in Hampshire later this year.

Battle of Wembley finalists at Silverlake Arena

Daily Echo: Marvin McLean (right)

4:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FA VASE winners Sholing should have a more familiar look about them for tonight’s friendly battle of the Wembley finalists at the Silverlake Arena (7.45pm).

Saints' perfect start to pre-season continues at Swindon

Daily Echo:

10:02pm Monday 21st July 2014

Saints made it three wins from three in pre-season, as Jos Hooiveld's goal earned them a 1-0 victory at Swindon.

Swindon v Saints

Daily Echo: Southampton FC coverage from the Southern Daily Echo

7:21pm Monday 21st July 2014

Welcome to live coverage of Saints' first pre-season friendly of the season.

Lovren on the brink of joining Saints exodus to Anfield

Daily Echo:

8:33pm Sunday 20th July 2014

DEJAN Lovren could soon become the third Saints player to move to Liverpool this summer.

Comment: Encouraging signs for youthful Saints

Daily Echo:

10:01pm Monday 21st July 2014

IT is hard to believe only four years have passed since Saints twice lost at Swindon Town’s County Ground in League One.

Saints youngsters impress the boss

Daily Echo:

11:52pm Monday 21st July 2014

Ronald Koeman was pleased with his side’s performance in the friendly victory at Swindon.

Targett backed to fill Shaw void

Daily Echo:

6:00am Monday 21st July 2014

Saints legend Francis Benali insists young left back Matt Targett can replace fellow teen Luke Shaw in the Saints first team in 2014/15.

Town keen on deal for Saints youngster

Daily Echo:

5:00am Monday 21st July 2014

SAINTS youngster Jack Stephens returns to Swindon Town tonight – and the hosts don’t want him to go back to Hampshire after the game!

Bookies prefer injured Rodriguez to score more goals than new Saints signing Pelle

Daily Echo:

12:55pm Monday 21st July 2014

BOOKMAKERS rate Jay Rodriguez a better bet to end up as the Premier League’s top scorer than new Saints striker Graziano Pelle.

Ex-Saint tipped to be "fantastic success"

Daily Echo: Luke Shaw

5:00am Monday 21st July 2014

Denis Irwin is convinced Luke Shaw will be a big success at Manchester United.

Cook vows to carry on as skipper for Hampshire Test

Daily Echo: Alastair Cook

4:08pm Monday 21st July 2014

Alastair Cook has vowed to carry on as England captain despite presiding over a 95-run defeat to India in the second Investec Test at Lord's.

England collapse increases pressure on Cook ahead of Ageas Bowl Test

Daily Echo: Alastair Cook

3:15pm Monday 21st July 2014

England collapsed to a 95-run defeat at Lord’s, to concede a 1-0 Investec series lead and pile ever more pressure on their captain Alastair Cook.

IPL star searching for Hants spark

Daily Echo: Glenn Maxwell

5:00am Monday 21st July 2014

Glenn Maxwell returns to the scene of one of his most explosive innings for Hampshire tomorrow desperate to end his run of low scores.

Kelly wants more Games medal joy for Dynamo

Daily Echo:

5:00am Monday 21st July 2014

HER training partner Laura Edwards pocketed team silver at the last Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

Only victory will do for Hampshire

Daily Echo: Ravi Bopara led the Essex run chase with skipper Ryan ten Doeschate. Picture: GAVIN ELLIS/TGS PHOTO

9:12pm Monday 21st July 2014

HAMPSHIRE should be unchanged as they bid to climb into runners-up spot in their final NatWest T20 Blast South group game in Essex tonight.

Southampton AC star ready to put body on line for Team England

Daily Echo:

4:00am Monday 21st July 2014

SHE may be a fresh-faced 20-year-old, but Commonwealth Games-bound Freya Jones says she has the back of a woman of 70!

Hill inspired by Cherries' progress

Daily Echo: Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe. Picture: Action Images

1:04pm Monday 21st July 2014

EASTLEIGH boss Richard Hill believes last Tuesday's friendly opponents AFC Bournemouth provide a solid blueprint for steady progress through the leagues.

Kingdon builds for the future at Stoneham

Daily Echo: AFC Stoneham celebrate their Southampton Senior Cup win.

12:59pm Monday 21st July 2014

AFC STONEHAM have appointed the ideal chairman to help them build for a new future.




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