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Saints 3 Sheffield United 2

Daily Echo: Stern John smashes home the winner

2:40pm Tuesday 6th May 2008

AS SAINTS fans wake up this morning, some no doubt nursing sore heads, they will start to reflect on quite what happened at St Mary's yesterday and indeed this season.

West Bromwich Albion 1 Saints 1

Daily Echo:

9:15am Tuesday 29th April 2008

SAINTS may go into the final day of the season with their fate not entirely in their own hands, but at least they do have renewed optimism.

Saints 0 - Burnley 1

Daily Echo: FRUSTRATION: Bradley Wright-Phillips can't believe it as another Saints chance goes begging.

12:12pm Monday 21st April 2008

IF ANYBODY was hoping for a nice, quiet end to the season then you can forget that.

Charlton Athletic 1 Saints 1

Daily Echo:

12:51pm Monday 14th April 2008

YOU cannot underestimate the importance of momentum in football - and right now Saints are heading in the right direction.

Saints 2 Bristol City 0

Daily Echo:

12:46pm Monday 7th April 2008

SAINTS not only delivered three vital points but, just as importantly, a belief that they do have what it takes to stay up.

Cardiff City 1 Saints 0

Daily Echo:

12:44pm Monday 31st March 2008

SAINTS sunk deeper into relegation trouble after a 1-0 defeat at Cardiff.

Saints 0 – Coventry 0

Daily Echo: RISING STAR: Darren Powell gets in a header from a Saintscorner. Picture: Chris Moorhouse.

12:32pm Monday 24th March 2008

IN A TIGHT relegation scrap, the smallest of margins can make a massive difference.

Hull City 5 Saints 0

Daily Echo:

11:09am Monday 17th March 2008

IT was a brave sentiment for Nigel Pearson to take responsibility for this 5-0 humiliation.

Saints 1 Leicester City 0

Daily Echo:

2:06pm Wednesday 12th March 2008

IN A WEEK when the commitment of certain Saints players has been questioned, Nigel Pearson couldn't have asked for much more effort from the side he put out last night.

Blackpool 2 Saints 2

Daily Echo:

1:57pm Monday 10th March 2008

FOR some, there was a sense of déjà vu at Bloomfield Road.

Wolverhampton Wanderers 2 Saints 2

Daily Echo:

3:06pm Wednesday 5th March 2008

Saints fight back to earn a last-gasp point after Jason Euell nets an equaliser just seconds from time.

Saints 1 Ipswich Town 1

Daily Echo:

2:10pm Monday 3rd March 2008

HE was unable to say a word to the press, but Nigel Pearson did not need to.

Scunthorpe United 1 Saints 1

Daily Echo: Bradley Wright-Phillips fires into the side netting late on

11:52am Monday 25th February 2008

IT MAY not have been exactly what he was hoping for, but at least Nigel Pearson is off and running.

Saints 0 Plymouth Argyle 2

Daily Echo:

3:42pm Wednesday 20th February 2008

IF NIGEL Pearson was under any illusions just how tough a job he has taken on at Saints, they will have been dispelled last night.

Bristol Rovers 1 - Saints 0

2:26pm Monday 18th February 2008

IN FOOTBALL, like any other walk of life, you take your leadership from the top. But when there is a void, things start to drift.

Stoke City 3 Saints 2

Daily Echo:

2:46pm Wednesday 13th February 2008

IF SAINTS were looking for something, some kind of momentum to turn their season around, they may just have found it at the Britannia Stadium.

Saints 2 QPR 3

Daily Echo:

10:52am Monday 11th February 2008

JOHN Gorman and Jason Dodd are going to have to show their managerial mettle sooner than they, or anybody else, would have hoped.

Crystal Palace 1 Saints 1

Daily Echo: John, Surman and Idiakez celebrate

2:30pm Monday 4th February 2008

IF this was John Gorman and Jason Dodd's final game in caretaker charge of Saints, they can leave with plenty of pride in what they have done.

Saints 0 Norwich City 1

Daily Echo: Rasiak in his last Saints game

1:42pm Wednesday 30th January 2008

AT times Saints were unlucky, on other occasions wasteful, but after a good display ended in another home defeat the task of getting the team into the top six is growing harder for the next manager.

Saints 2 Bury 0

Daily Echo:

10:41am Monday 28th January 2008

IT wasn't a great Saints performance - it wasn't even a good one - but, for John Gorman and Jason Dodd, it was job done.

Plymouth Argyle 1 Saints 1

Daily Echo: Wright-Phillips gets a head on it

4:30pm Monday 21st January 2008

IT'S a strange stage of the Championship season - but for Saints it's an important one.

Saints 1 Scunthorpe United 0

Daily Echo: Rasiak celebrates his goal

3:15pm Monday 14th January 2008

IT'S hard to know whether to take heart from this performance or be concerned.

Saints 2 Leicester City 0

2:16pm Monday 7th January 2008

THIS victory over Leicester might have seemed somewhat routine, but it showed a different side to Saints.

Saints 0 Watford 3

2:09pm Wednesday 2nd January 2008

IF it wasn't exactly a very merry Christmas for Saints, it's even less of a happy new year.

Barnsley 2 Saints 2

2:23pm Monday 31st December 2007

SOMETIMES there are moments in games which are turning points and, just occasionally, they can be turning points in a season as well.

Colchester United 1 Saints 1

2:41pm Thursday 27th December 2007

IT WONT be a Boxing Day that will live long in the memory but Saints had to be satisfied with the point they took from Colchester.

Saints 0 Preston North End 1

2:49pm Monday 24th December 2007

CHRISTMAS is a time for giving, but Saints need to do some taking in the final third to keep their season alive this festive period.

Coventry City 1 Saints 1

2:56pm Monday 17th December 2007

IT'S surely no coincidence that consistency has bred consistency.

Saints 4 Hull City 0

3:02pm Monday 10th December 2007

IT'S amazing how sometimes in football you can watch a team change in front of your eyes.

Saints 2 Sheffield Wednesday 1

Daily Echo:

11:11am Wednesday 5th December 2007

IT'S FAST becoming a season of extremes for Saints.

Leicester City 1 Saints 2

3:09pm Monday 3rd December 2007

SAINTS have given themselves a window of opportunity which they must not spurn if they are to achieve a top six finish.

Ipswich Town 2 Saints 1

Daily Echo: Safri trudges off

11:08am Wednesday 28th November 2007

THERE are several images of George Burley among the sepia-tinted newspaper cuttings hung along Portman Road's labyrinthine corridors How he must yearn for those happy days.

Saints 1 Blackpool 0

Daily Echo: WHOOPS: Jason Euell about to see his penalty saved by Blackpool keeper Paul Rachubka.

2:41pm Monday 26th November 2007

John goal enough to prompt collective sigh of relief from St Mary’s faithful

Sheffield Wednesday 5 Saints 0

Daily Echo: COME ON LADS: Wayne Thomas tries a rallying call, but Youssef Safri can't believe Saints have conceded another goal.

6:15pm Saturday 10th November 2007

THIS COULD be a very tense but definitive fortnight in the history of Southampton Football Club.

Saints 0 Wolves 0

Daily Echo: HAVING A GO: Saints midfielder Jhon Viafara falls to the ground after firing in a shot last night.

4:19pm Tuesday 6th November 2007

IN recent weeks it has been suggested that at times Saints were a little too entertaining for their own good. It appeared last night they had listened.

Saints 0 Charlton 1

Daily Echo: ME AND MY SHADOW: Adam Hammill is closely watched.

4:14pm Saturday 3rd November 2007

YOU CAN never take anything for granted with Saints at the moment.

Burnley 2 Saints 3

Daily Echo: EARLY BOOST: Bradley Wright-Phillips has just scored.

4:08pm Saturday 27th October 2007

LIFE IS never dull at Saints these days - off the pitch and on it.

Bristol City 2 Saints 1

Daily Echo: ACROBATIC: Jason Euell sends an overhead kick wide of the target at Ashton Gate last night.Pictures: Chris Moorhouse.

3:56pm Wednesday 24th October 2007

SAINTS' inconsistencies hit new heights last night as they managed to look like two completely different teams over the course of a single match.

Saints 1 Cardiff City 0

Daily Echo: SHOULD HAVE BEEN 2-0: This Jason Euell shot was blocked, and the sub miscued the rebound over the bar late on.

3:49pm Saturday 20th October 2007

IT'S HARD to know what's more pleasing for Saints - making it three wins out of four or keeping a clean sheet.

Saints 3 West Bromwich Albion 2

Daily Echo: 1-0: Stern John unleashes a right-foot shot to put Saints in front against Westm Brom.

3:42pm Saturday 6th October 2007

YOU have to take your hat off to George Burley - he's not afraid to make big decisions and he produces some good football teams.

Preston 5 Saints 1

Daily Echo: MOMENT OF JOY: Saganowski and Ostlund.

3:37pm Tuesday 2nd October 2007

IT seems this season that every time Saints take a step forward, they take another one back.

Sheffield United 1 Saints 2

Daily Echo: CELEBRATION TIME: Andrew Surman and Bradley Wright-Phillips congratulate goalscorer Jhon Viafara.

3:32pm Saturday 29th September 2007

THERE have been plenty of questions asked of Saints over the past couple of weeks. On Saturday they provided the perfect response.

Saints 2 Barnsley 3

Daily Echo: HEADS: Saints defender Wayne Thomas rises for a challenge.

3:19pm Saturday 22nd September 2007

TO put it fairly mildly, it's been a bad week for Saints.

Saints 1 Colchester 1

Daily Echo: FLASHPOINT: Thomas angry after Granville fouled Dyer.

3:15pm Thursday 20th September 2007

THERE may be renewed optimism at Saints this season, but in the Championship it seems some things never change.

Watford 3 Saints 2

Daily Echo: WONDERKID: Watford defenders can only stand and watch as Nathan Dyer delivers his superb goal.

3:09pm Monday 17th September 2007

IF this game was a test of Saints' promotion credentials, then they have given reason for optimism despite defeat.

QPR 0 Saints 3

Daily Echo: WINNING START: Saints debutant Jason Euell.

3:03pm Monday 3rd September 2007

WHEN a manager says after a game their team could have hit double figures, you normally have to take it with a pinch of salt.

Saints 3 Stoke 2

Daily Echo: FEELING GOOD: Gzregorz Rasiak shows some emotion after putting Saints in front at St Mary's.  Pictures: Stuart Martin

2:57pm Monday 27th August 2007

IS there life without Kenwyne Jones? You better believe it!

Norwich 2 Saints 1

Daily Echo: Grzegorz Rasiak's effort is saved.

2:52pm Monday 20th August 2007

THESE may not be exactly the words Saints fans were hoping to hear after this weekend's fixture but things are moving in the right direction'.

Peterborough 2 Saints 1

Daily Echo: EARLY SHOCK: Grzegorz Rasiak, back helping to defend a corner, gets his head to the ball but only deflects it for an own goal.

2:35pm Tuesday 14th August 2007

GEORGE Burley must feel he has one of the toughest jobs in football at the moment - and he might well be right.

Saints 1 Crystal Palace 4

Daily Echo: HAT-TRICK HERO: James Scowcroft capitalises on an error from Bartosz Bialkowski to score his and Palace's third goal.

2:26pm Monday 13th August 2007

IF ever there has been a more depressing start to the season for Saints, it's hard to remember.

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