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Fans split over Saints season ticket price rise

Daily Echo: Fans will have to pay more to watch Saints next season

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Saints supporters have seen the cost of season tickets rise by four per cent – but fans appear split over whether the increase is fair.

Saints season ticket costs increase

Daily Echo: Snow warning to Saints fans travelling to Newcastle

12:02pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Saints supporters have seen the cost of season tickets rise by about four per cent.

Extra goal ace appeals to fans

Daily Echo: Jay Rodriguez

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Unforeseen events can shake even the greatest plans.

Saints clash vital for Villa

Daily Echo: Paul Lambert

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Aston Villa chief executive Paul Faulkner has called for unity ahead of their game against Saints this weekend after the club’s fourth consecutive defeat left them in the thick of the Premier League relegation battle.

Morgan saved a ban

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

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Morgan Schneiderlin, above, has avoided suspension after the deadline for ten yellow cards passed.

Villa suspend senior staff

Daily Echo: Paul Lambert

2:55pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Saints' opponents this weekend, Aston Villa, have suspended assistant manager Ian Culverhouse and head of football operations Gary Karsa ''pending an internal investigation''.

Priority number 1 for Poch?

Daily Echo: Mauricio Pochettino

1:44pm Monday 14th April 2014

OK, so Saints have nothing really left to play for this season apart from the £700,000 or so difference between finishing eighth and ninth.

Lack of cutting edge is costly for Saints

Daily Echo: Mauricio Pochettino

8:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Saints deserved to beat Cardiff, but suffered from a lack of cutting edge, according to Mauricio Pochettino.

Players' tribute to teammate J-Rod

Daily Echo: Jay Rodriguez

7:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Mauricio Pochettino said it was the idea of the entire club for the players to show support for injured star Jay Rodriguez during the pre-match warm-ups on Saturday.

Cardiff defeat frustrates Davis

Daily Echo: Steven Davis

5:39pm Sunday 13th April 2014

STEVEN Davis thought it was only a matter of time before Saints scored – until Cardiff City stunned St Mary’s.

Saints stunned by Cardiff smash-and-grab

Daily Echo: Saints stunned by Cardiff smash-and-grab

5:22pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Cardiff's survival hopes received a timely shot in the arm as Juan Cala's exquisite strike secured a smash-and-grab win at Saints.

Saints 0 Cardiff 1

Daily Echo: Southampton FC coverage from the Southern Daily Echo

1:45pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Updates from Saints' 1-0 defeat against relegation battlers Cardiff in today's Premier League contest at St Mary's.

Pictures from Saints defeat against Cardiff City

Daily Echo: Pictures from the Barclays Premier League match Saints v Cardiff City at St Mary's Stadium. The unauthorised downloading, editing, copying, or distribution of this image is strictly prohibited.

6:23pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Images from Saints Premier League match against Cardiff City

Fringe stars to get their chance

Daily Echo: Sam Gallagher battles for the ball with Norwich’s Alexander Tettey.

10:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Mauricio Pochettino will give his fringe stars the remaining five games of the season to prove to him he doesn’t need to dip into the transfer market to replace Jay Rodriguez.

Poch wants to stay

Daily Echo: Mauricio Pochettino

7:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Mauricio Pochettino is adamant he sees his future in the Premier League.

J-Rod will come back stronger

Daily Echo: Jay Rodriguez

10:40am Friday 11th April 2014

Mauricio Pochettino has backed Jay Rodriguez to bounce back from injury as a stronger player.

Schneiderlin - why this is a huge summer for the Saints board

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

6:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Morgan Schneiderlin insists Saints can keep hold of their best players this summer – as long as the new board continue to drive the club forward.

Saints count injuries ahead of Cardiff

Daily Echo: Artur Boruc

10:45am Friday 11th April 2014

Saints have several injury problems ahead of tomorrow’s game with Cardiff.

Poch calm over Spurs link

Daily Echo: Mauricio Pochettino

10:49am Friday 11th April 2014

Mauricio Pochettino said he remains calm in the face of increased speculation linking him with the manager’s job at Tottenham.

Ramirez adds to Poch's injury worries

Daily Echo: Gaston Ramirez

8:20am Friday 11th April 2014

Saints are expected to be short on attacking numbers tomorrow, with Gastón Ramírez set to be on the sidelines again for the visit of Cardiff.

Major injury blow for Cardiff ahead of Saints trip

Daily Echo: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

8:24am Friday 11th April 2014

Cardiff manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been dealt a major injury blow ahead of his team’s trip to Saints, with winger Craig Noone being ruled out for the rest of the season.

Schneiderlin confident that Saints trio will make World Cup

Daily Echo: ADAM LALLANA

8:22am Friday 11th April 2014

One of Saints’ four England World Cup hopefuls has already seen his dreams of Brazil dashed, but Morgan Schneiderlin is confident the remaining three will be heading to the tournament this summer.

Cardiff rocked ahead of Saints trip

Daily Echo: NEW JOB: Cardiff City boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

3:08pm Friday 11th April 2014

Cardiff have sacked one member of staff and are set to discipline another amid claims that their team to play Crystal Palace last weekend was leaked to the London club.

Jones a Cardiff doubt

Daily Echo: LIKELY RETURN: Kenwyne Jones

12:55pm Friday 11th April 2014

Former Saints striker Kenwyne Jones is a doubt to be fit for Cardiff as they travel to St Mary's tomorrow.

Cardiff 'leak' complaint

Daily Echo: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

11:25am Friday 11th April 2014

Cardiff insist they are focussing on tomorrow's game at Saints despite confirming that their chairman Mehmet Dalman has been in contact with the Premier League over an incident arising from last Saturday's clash against Crystal Palace.

COMMENT: Do Nicola Cortese's Saints wages sum up Premier League madness?

Daily Echo: Nicola Cortese.

6:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

Football is about as unique a business as you could ever find.

Former Saints midfielder targeting shock promotion to Premier League

Daily Echo: CHERRIES LOAN MAN: Andrew Surman

6:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

Andrew Surman is aiming to make it a second Premier League promotion – this time with Bournemouth.

Cardiff lose Noone for rest of season

Daily Echo: Craig Noone

12:03pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Cardiff winger Craig Noone is out of Saturday's trip to Saints and looks set to miss the rest of this season after suffering an abdominal injury.

Saints accounts reveal Cortese's salary

Daily Echo: Nicola Cortese

1:14pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Nicola Cortese was paid more than £1.96m for his last full season in charge of Saints.

Medical advances mean J-Rod should make full recovery from ligament injury

Daily Echo: Jay Rodriguez - one of three Saints players picked by England.

8:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

JAY Rodriguez will be bucking the trend of sporting stars who have suffered anterior cruciate ligament injuries if he returns to action within six months.

Dearth of striking resources laid bare by Jay injury

Daily Echo: Gaston Ramirez against Norwich.

7:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Jay Rodriguez’s injury could add further pressure on Saints to strengthen their squad this summer – despite the club’s “difficult” financial position.

J-Rod blown away by messages of support

Daily Echo: Jay Rodriguez - one of three Saints players picked by England.

6:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Jay Rodriguez has been overwhelmed by the messages of support he has received after seeing his World Cup hopes dashed by injury.

Poll: Where should Saints strengthen

Daily Echo: Jay Rodriguez

6:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

With the summer fast approaching, what position do you think should be Saints’ first priority to strengthen in the transfer market?

Jay Rodriguez faces 'very difficult' mental and physical challenge - ex-England ace Anderton

Daily Echo: Jay Rodriguez goes down injured at Manchester City

12:58pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Southampton's Jay Rodriguez faces a "very difficult" mental and physical challenge after injury robbed him of a place at the World Cup, according to former England midfielder Darren Anderton.

Pochettino second favourite to take over at Spurs

Daily Echo: Mauricio Pochettino

8:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Mauricio Pochettino has been installed as the bookies’ second favourite to become the next Tottenham manager.

Saints fans to be refunded ticket money

Daily Echo: Saints fans celebrating promotion after beating Walsall on the final day in League One

5:39pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Saints fans who travelled to Newcastle earlier this season will be awarded a partial refund on their ticket costs, after the Premier League upheld a complaint from the club.

Saints game is "must win" for Cardiff

Daily Echo: Steven Caulker

11:19am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Cardiff defender Steven Caulker says the club’s upcoming game against Saints is a “must-win” match if they are to avoid relegation.

Ex-Saints lined up for Hillsborough charity match

Daily Echo: Mark Wright in his playing days

11:10am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Two ex-Saints players are set to take part in the Celebration of the 96 charity match, in aid of the Hillsborough Family Support Group and Liverpool FC Foundation.

J-Rod's World Cup dream shattered

Daily Echo: Jay Rodriguez is comforted by Rickie Lambert

6:34pm Monday 7th April 2014

Saints striker Jay Rodriguez’s World Cup dream is over after a scan today revealed the full extent of the knee injury he sustained against Manchester City on Saturday.

Defeat means nothing to Cork after J-Rod injury

Daily Echo: Jack Cork

8:00am Monday 7th April 2014

Saints midfielder Jack Cork was left devastated for Jay Rodriguez and fearing that his teammate could be out for months after seeing him suffer a horrible-looking knee injury at Manchester City.

Schneiderlin: J-Rod was a certainty for World Cup

Daily Echo: Morgan Schneiderlin

6:00am Monday 7th April 2014

Morgan Schneiderlin believes Jay Rodriguez was assured of a ticket to the World Cup before injury threatened to wreck his dreams of Brazil.

Merrington, Primus and Bradbury in charity fundraiser

Daily Echo: Dave Merrington

12:55pm Monday 7th April 2014

Former Saints boss Dave Merrington will be involved in a charity fundraiser with ex-Pompey star Linvoy Primus and former AFC Bournemouth manager Lee Bradbury this week.

Solskjaer: Cardiff need a miracle against Saints

Daily Echo: NEW JOB: Cardiff City boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

6:05pm Sunday 6th April 2014

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has conceded that Cardiff need to “produce a miracle” in their quest for Premier League survival.

Poch downbeat over crushing J-Rod injury blow

Daily Echo: Manchester City v Saints. The unauthorised downloading, editing, copying, or distribution of this image is strictly prohibited.

3:40pm Saturday 5th April 2014

Jay Rodriguez’s World Cup dreams could be over after he suffered a serious looking knee injury in the 4-1 defeat at Manchester City.

Saints fume over refereeing decisions

Daily Echo: Saints players appeal against City's early penalty.

3:46pm Saturday 5th April 2014

Mauricio Pochettino was furious over key refereeing decisions that he felt went against his side as they were beaten 4-1 by title chasing Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.

Saints hit for four by City as J-Rod suffers injury

Daily Echo: Manchester City v Saints. The unauthorised downloading, editing, copying, or distribution of this image is strictly prohibited.

2:56pm Saturday 5th April 2014

Saints slipped to a 4-1 defeat at Manchester City but of more concern was the fate of top scorer Jay Rodriguez.

Manchester City 4 Saints 1

Daily Echo: Southampton FC coverage from the Southern Daily Echo

11:23am Saturday 5th April 2014

Updates from Saints' 4-1 defeat against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium in today's early Premier League match.

Manchester City v Saints - The Pictures

Daily Echo: Manchester City v Saints. The unauthorised downloading, editing, copying, or distribution of this image is strictly prohibited.

3:01pm Saturday 5th April 2014

Pictures from the Barclay's Premier League match between Manchester City and Saints.

Rodriguez World Cup hopes hang in the balance

Daily Echo: Jay Rodriguez is comforted by Rickie Lambert

1:51pm Saturday 5th April 2014

Jay Rodriguez’s World Cup dreams hang in the balance after he was carried off following an injury sustained at Manchester City.

Luke's 'no reason to leave'

Daily Echo: Saints star Luke Shaw

6:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

James Ward-Prowse has joked that Luke Shaw’s “dopey” nature has helped him become a world class talent.

Fans want Poch signed up

Daily Echo: Mauricio Pochettino will face the press at St Mary's from 3pm.

6:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

Mauricio Pochettino might not want to discuss his Saints future until the season is over, but the club’s fans take a very different view.

Chambers: I owe Pochettino

Daily Echo: Calum Chambers

6:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

Teenage Saints full-back Calum Chambers says he owes manager Mauricio Pochettino “everything” for giving him his chance in the first-team.

Saints stars break into England squad - in sticker album

Daily Echo: ADAM LALLANA

9:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

IT was once the craze that could be found in most school playgrounds across Britain.

Ward-Prowse fights Rickie's World Cup corner

Daily Echo: James Ward-Prowse

4:32pm Friday 4th April 2014

James Ward-Prowse could not have asked for any more from his first two seasons in Southampton's first team, having flourished since making his league debut as a nervy 17-year-old against this weekend's opponents Manchester City, writes James Peach.

Sergio Aguero ruled out of Saints' trip to Manchester City

Daily Echo: LEARNING ALL THE TIME: Mike Williamson says he learns from playing against the world's best strikers, like Sergio Aguero of Manchester City

1:23pm Friday 4th April 2014

Sergio Aguero has been ruled out of title-chasing Manchester City's Barclays Premier League clash with Saints tomorrow.

Pochettino: We've got to be perfect to get a result

Daily Echo: Mauricio Pochettino

5:00am Friday 4th April 2014

Mauricio Pochettino insists Saints will have no fear when they visit title chasing Manchester City tomorrow – but admitted his side will need to be almost “perfect” to get a result.

Sunderland fielded ineligible player in this season's 1-1 draw at Saints - but don't expect to be further punished

Daily Echo: Ji Dong-won

8:22am Friday 4th April 2014

Sunderland are confident they will not face further punishment for allegedly fielding striker Ji Dong-won in four games for which he was ineligible - including last August's 1-1 draw at Saints.

Manchester City boss Pellegrini wary of Saints' threat

Daily Echo: Manuel Pellegrini

4:02pm Friday 4th April 2014

MANCHESTER City boss Manuel Pellegrini is wary of the threat Saints can pose his title challengers tomorrow.

Saints out to be Premier League dream-wreckers

Daily Echo: Mauricio Pochettino

8:47am Friday 4th April 2014

Saints have an opportunity to be one of the Premier League’s big dream-wreckers during the run-in.

Poch: We'll keep on blooding youngsters

Daily Echo: SAM GALLAGHER

8:44am Friday 4th April 2014

Saints will continue their policy of blooding youngsters between now and the end of the season.

Saints loanee Dani Osvaldo takes big step towards Europa League semi final

Daily Echo: Dani Osvaldo

8:18am Friday 4th April 2014

SAINTS loanee Dani Osvaldo has one foot in the semi finals of the Europa League.

Poch: We can beat City

Daily Echo: Mauricio Pochettino will face the press at St Mary's from 3pm.

2:49pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Saints will go to Manchester City this weekend with the belief they can win.

Injury problems ease for Saints

Daily Echo: Victor Wanyama

2:50pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Saints have just one injury worry ahead of Saturday’s game against title chasing Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.

Saints out to sting The Blues

Daily Echo: Rickie Lambert scores at The Etihad last season, but Saints still ended up on the losing side.

6:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

Saints will be aiming to storm one of the greatest fortresses in European football this weekend.

Saints Under-21s: Reed and Rowe on target in Newcastle win

Daily Echo: OMAR ROWE

4:02pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Omar Rowe and Harrison Reed scored impressive goals as Saints Under-21s beat Newcastle United 3-2 at St Mary’s in the Under-21 Premier League this afternoon.

Young Saints in big final push

Daily Echo: Sam Gallagher battles for the ball with Norwich’s Alexander Tettey.

11:25am Thursday 3rd April 2014

Saints Under-21s take on Newcastle United this afternoon at St Mary’s in what could be their last game of the season in the Under-21 Premier League.

Saints on brink of £80m jackpot

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6:00am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Saints are set to land their biggest ever cash jackpot to top off a great season at St Mary’s.

How Saints have moved on since relegation, administration and the Micky Fialka incident

Daily Echo: Markus Liebherr

6:00am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

With Saints on course to match their best ever Premier League finish, a £30m training ground on the way and a team packed full of international stars, it is hard to believe five years ago today the club’s very existence was hanging by a thread.

Aguero casts doubt on Saints return

Daily Echo: KICK-START: Sergio Aguero scored twice at the Etihad Stadium in a 4-0 win over Leeds United, with manager Roberto Mancini hoping that the Argentine striker can stay in form for the Premier League run-in

2:44pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

Manchester City’s top scorer Sergio Aguero has cast doubt on whether he will be fit enough to face Saints on Saturday.

Tantrum as Dani disappoints again

Daily Echo: Dani Osvaldo celebrates his first Saints goal.

6:00am Tuesday 1st April 2014

Saints’ exiled record signing Dani Osvaldo was in a typically fiery mood as he fumed over being substituted in Juventus’ 2-0 Serie A defeat to Napoli.

Hunters bag every Saint

Daily Echo: Michael Morrison, left, and his dad, Steve.

6:00am Tuesday 1st April 2014

It’s what they’ve been endlessly working on for years. But thanks to the Daily Echo autograph collectors Steve and Michael Morrison have completed their epic quest of hoarding every single Saints players’ signature from the post-World War Two era.

Saints reap Premier League riches but count cost of Staplewood and transfer spending

Daily Echo: FRESH NEW ERA: From left, Hans Hofstetter, Gareth Rogers, Katherina Liebherr, and Ralph Krueger at St Mary’s.

7:00am Monday 31st March 2014

The impact of Premier League promotion has been revealed by the latest set of Saints accounts – but there are also warnings in amongst the latest figures.

New Saints board inherit "difficult" financial situation

Daily Echo: Nicola Cortese

7:00am Monday 31st March 2014

Saints director Hans Hofstetter has vowed that the club will avoid a repeat of the “difficult” financial situation he says the new board has inherited.

COMMENT: Life with big boys comes at a cost

Daily Echo: Gaston Ramirez

7:00am Monday 31st March 2014

What an interesting set of accounts Saints have today published, one that draws a line under the time of Nicola Cortese and presents a fascinating picture of life at St Mary’s.

Poch praises World Cup hopeful Adam

Daily Echo: Adam Lallana celebrates Saturday's wonder goal

6:00am Monday 31st March 2014

Adam Lallana took another step towards the World Cup, with Mauricio Pochettino praising his “unique” star after his wonder goal against Newcastle.

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