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Saints picture archive: Gordon Watson prior to his Saints debut, March 1995

Daily Echo:

8:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

Saints unveil their £1.2m signing from Sheffield Wednesday, Gordon Watson, and pitch him straight into the side to face Nottingham Forest. Saints lost 3-0.

Long eyes Tigers reunion

Daily Echo:

7:00am Friday 31st October 2014

Shane Long admits it will be a slightly strange experience when he comes up against his former club, Hull, tomorrow.

Bruce: I didn't want to sell Long

Daily Echo: SIMILARITIES: Steve Bruce there are similarities between Alan Pardew's position at Newcastle and the situation that forced him out of Sunderland

8:00am Friday 31st October 2014

Hull manager Steve Bruce said he had no choice but to sell Shane Long to Saints in the summer – because of the size of their offer.

VIDEO: Ward-Prowse on comeback trail

Daily Echo:

3:29pm Friday 31st October 2014

SAINTS midfielder James Ward-Prowse is working hard to battle back to full fitness - in a rather unusual manner.

Having a settled squad pleases Ron

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman.JPG

10:30pm Friday 31st October 2014

Ronald Koeman believes his new Saints side look like a team that have been playing together for two years rather than two months.

Bruce seeks Saints revenge

Daily Echo:

5:43pm Friday 31st October 2014

Defender Alex Bruce is desperate for Hull to get their own back on “bogey team” Southampton.

Saints picture archive: Jason Dodd in action against Pompey, November 2004

Daily Echo:

8:00am Friday 31st October 2014

Saints full-back Jason Dodd takes on Pompey midfielder Amdy Faye. Saints beat their south coast rivals 2-1 at St Mary's, with goals from Dexter Blackstock and Kevin Phillips cancelling out an Andreas Jakkobsen own goal.

Koeman confident Saints are up with Premier League's best

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

6:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Ronald Koeman believes there are few teams better than Saints in the Premier League this season.

Mane a doubt for Hull clash

Daily Echo: Sadio Mane

4:01pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Sadio Mane is Saints’ only injury doubt ahead of Saturday’s trip to Hull.

Cup draw satisfies Koeman

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

4:21pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Saints manager Ronald Koeman believes the club have a good chance of reaching the Capital One Cup semi-finals – but he expects a difficult night at Sheffield United if they are to get there.

Long: We'll handle Blades with caution

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

Shane Long says Saints will not be over-confident heading into their Capital One Cup quarter-final against Sheffield United, but that they are confident of reaching the last four.

COMMENT: Dusan Tadic already priceless for Saints

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

Saints made plenty of fine acquisitions in the summer, but it is hard to believe any were more important than their first three.

Forster hails Saints' fighting spirit

Daily Echo: Fraser Forster

1:48pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Fraser Forster hailed Saints; fighting spirit in beating Stoke to reach the Capital One Cup quarter-finals - but is not yet thinking about silverware.

Morgan and Saints team mates revel in win

Daily Echo:

11:10pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Morgan Schneiderlin and his Saints teammates have been revelling in making the Capital One Cup quarter-finals.

Stoke boss Mark Hughes laments Crouch dismissal as Saints march on in the League Cup

Daily Echo:

8:03am Thursday 30th October 2014

STOKE boss Mark Hughes insisted Peter Crouch was unlucky to pick up the first of his two yellow cards in the Potters’ League Cup exit to Saints.

VIDEO: All the goals from Saints' win against Stoke last night

Daily Echo:

12:55pm Thursday 30th October 2014

ALTHOUGH it wasn't aired last night, you can see all the goals from last night's superb Saints win at Stoke City.

Ex-Saints trio Lallana, Lovren and Lambert set for south coast return in the League Cup

Daily Echo:

8:10am Thursday 30th October 2014

FORMER Saints trio Adam Lallana, Rickie Lambert and Dejan Lovren are set to return to the south coast in December.

Saints picture archive: Wallace brothers, Shearer and Maddison in new intake, April 1986

Daily Echo:

9:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

Saints' trainees in 1986 were, from left, Rod Wallace, Jamie Webb, Phil Underhill, Neil Maddison, Alan Shearer, Ray Wallace and Barrie Wilson.

Saints picture archive: Shilton denies Shearer, September 1989

Daily Echo:

8:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

Former Saints keeper Peter Shilton just gets enough on the ball to deny Saints striker Alan Sheaer in the clash between the sides at the Baseball Ground in 1989. Saints would go on to win the game 1-0 thanks to Rod Wallace's strike.

Happy birthday to you - October 30

Daily Echo: Colin Clarke in action during his Saints days against Manchester United

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

Ex-Saints celebrating a birthday today.

Koeman hails his fighting Saints

Daily Echo:

10:56pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Ronald Koeman hailed the spirit of his Saints team as they withstood a physical onslaught from Stoke to make it into the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup.

Saints handed quarter-final trip to the Blades

Daily Echo:

10:32pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Saints face yet another away tie in the Capital One Cup after they were handed a trip to Sheffield United in the quarter-finals.

Saints reach Capital One Cup quarter-finals after Stoke thriller

Daily Echo:

9:54pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Saints beat Stoke for the second time in four days to reach the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup after a thrilling cup tie.

Stoke 2 Saints 3

Daily Echo: Southampton FC coverage from the Southern Daily Echo

6:34pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Updates as Saints beat Stoke 3-2 at the Britannia Stadium to reach the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup.

The story in pictures of Saints Capital One Cup win at Stoke

Daily Echo:

11:13pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

The story in pictures of Saints thrilling 3-2 Capital One Cup victory at Stoke City's Britannia Stadium. Click below for the image gallery.

VIDEO: Koeman previews Stoke cup match

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

10:16am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Ronald Koeman looks ahead to tonight's game between Saints and Stoke City in the Capital One Cup.

Cork desperate to win some silverware with Saints

Daily Echo: Errors: Southampton's Jack Cork (left) scores beyond Sunderland's Vito Mannone who was unable to stop this and seven more

10:30pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Saints midfielder Jack Cork says the players have responded to manager Ronald Koeman’s serious approach to the Capital One Cup.

Happy birthday to you - October 29

Daily Echo:

8:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Ex-Saints celebrating a birthday today.

Saints picture archive: Jason Dodd in action against Liverpool, December 1991

Daily Echo:

7:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Saints defender Jason Dodd stops Liverpool winger Steve McManaman in his tracks as Saints draw 1-1 with Liverpool at The Dell. Alan Shearer netted for Saints early in the second half, then Jamie Redknapp equalised with 15 minutes to go.

Le Tissier and Benali to attend book signing

Daily Echo: Former Saints Matt Le Tissier and Francis Benali inpsect a model of The Saints

6:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Saints legends Matt Le Tissier and Francis Benali will be meeting fans and signing copies of a new book about the club tomorrow.

Ron's expecting more of the same from Stoke

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

7:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Ronald Koeman doesn’t expect any surprises when Saints face Stoke for the second time in a matter of days.

Bertrand: I want to stay at Saints

Daily Echo:

10:30pm Monday 27th October 2014

Ryan Bertrand has indicated he would like to sign for Saints on a permanent basis next summer.

Targett ready to grasp his cup chance

Daily Echo:

8:51pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

For young Saints ace Matt Targett, the Capital One Cup will always hold special memories.

Saints picture archive: Rod Wallace scores against Liverpool, October 1989

Daily Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Rod Wallace celebrates the second of his two goals in Saints' 4-1 hammering of reigning champions Liverpool at The Dell in October 1989. Wallace was joined on the scoresheet by Matt Le Tissier and Paul Rideout.

Bale nominated for Ballon D'or again

Daily Echo: Wales' Gareth Bale applauds the fans after the UEFA Euro 2016 Qualifying, Group B match at the the Camp d'Esports del M.I. Consell General, Andorra le Vella, Andorra. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday September 9, 2014. See PA story S

10:32am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Former Saints youngster Gareth Bale has been nominated for the Ballon D'or for the second year in a row.

Koeman: Alderweireld has raised the bar

Daily Echo: Toby Alderweireld

8:00am Monday 27th October 2014

Ronald Koeman believes Toby Alderweireld has improved not only the Saints defence but all the players around him.

Ron refuses to relax

Daily Echo: Southampton manager Ronald Koeman (right) greets Sunderland manager Gustavo Poyet before the Barclays Premier League match at St. Mary's Stadium, Southampton. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday October 18, 2014. See PA story SOCCER Southa

7:00am Monday 27th October 2014

Ronald Koeman has urged his Saints players to enjoy being second in the league table – but insists there will be no let up as they push forward.

Toby knows how to defy the odds

Daily Echo: Toby Alderweireld

10:30pm Sunday 26th October 2014

Toby Alderweireld knows all about playing for a team that defies the odds.

Cork: Saints powered by negative charge

Daily Echo: Errors: Southampton's Jack Cork (left) scores beyond Sunderland's Vito Mannone who was unable to stop this and seven more

10:30pm Sunday 26th October 2014

Saints’ decision to focus on the negatives after their 8-0 win over Sunderland helped power them to victory over Stoke, according to Jack Cork.

Ex-Saint equals Major League Soccer record

Daily Echo: Bradley Wright-Phillips

8:22am Monday 27th October 2014

Former Saints striker Bradley Wright-Phillips has equalled an MLS record after scoring 27 goals in his first season for New York Red Bulls.

Happy birthday to you - October 27

Daily Echo: Jhon Viafara

8:00am Monday 27th October 2014

Ex-Saints celebrating a birthday today.

Saints picture archive: Kevin Moore rises through a crowd against Forest, December 1988

Daily Echo:

6:00am Monday 27th October 2014

Saints defender Kevin Moore powers through a crowd of players to get his head to the ball in his side's clash with Nottingham Forest at The Dell in December 1988. The game eventually finished 1-1, with Neil Maddison on target for the hosts

Saints start no shock to Bertrand

Daily Echo:

1:56pm Sunday 26th October 2014

Southampton's remarkable start to the season has come as no surprise to Ryan Bertrand.

Pards wins battle of ex-Saints bosses

Daily Echo: Champions League aim: Alan Pardew has lofty ambitions

10:00pm Sunday 26th October 2014

Alan Pardew won the battle of the former Saints bosses at White Hart Lane yesterday as his Newcastle side came from behind to defeat Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham 2-1.

Stoke win sweeter than Sunderland thrashing for Koeman

Daily Echo:

5:57pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Ronald Koeman said Saints’ 1-0 victory over Stoke was a sweeter win than the thumping of Sunderland.

Delight for Mane's first goal - and this one won't be taken away

Daily Echo:

6:07pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Ronald Koeman was delighted that Sadio Mane finally got his first goal for Saints.

Pictures from Saints v Stoke

Daily Echo:

4:51pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A goal from Sadio Mane meant Saints beat Stoke 1-0 at St Mary's Stadium, putting them in second position in the Barclays Premier League.

Saints go second after Stoke win

Daily Echo:

5:14pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Siants' incredible start to the season continued against Stoke as Sadio Mane's strike propelled them back to second in the Premier League.

Saints 1 Stoke 0

Daily Echo: Southampton FC coverage from the Southern Daily Echo

1:38pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Updates from Saints' 1-0 win against Stoke City in this afternoon's Premier League match at St Mary's.

Tadic can help Saints to top-six finish

Daily Echo: Pictures from the Barclay's Premier League match between Swansea City and Saints. The unauthorised downloading, editing, copying, or distribution of this image is strictly prohibited.

6:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Dusan Tadic can allow Saints to dream of a top six finish if he continues his current form.


Saints around the web

Hull v Southampton preview (link)

Sky Sports 11:12am Fri 31 Oct 14

Hull City are the next side charged with the task of attempting to halt Southampton's remarkable start to the season.

5 reasons for Saints fans to be optimistic ahead of the new season (link)

View from the Chapel 2:46pm Fri 15 Aug 14

It's been a summer of upheaval for Saints so far, but on the eve of the Premier League season, here are reasons for…

Premier League team news and match previews (link)

Daily Telegraph 5:31pm Fri 31 Oct 14

Team news, injuries, kick-offs, TV details, betting, statistics and predictions for every Premier League game this…

Hull City v Southampton (link)

BBC Sport 12:45pm Fri 31 Oct 14

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Hull City and Southampton.

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