IT’S been a while since the stands of St Mary’s Stadium were awash with red white shirts.

Come rain or shine, fans have always been eager to show their allegiance through the colours on their clothing and the unison of their chanting.

Some show their unrelenting love for their beloved team withwhoops, gasps and cheers, while others sit in silence, soakingup the emotion on show around them.

This selection of pictures show Saints fans at various matches over the years - something we’re all longing to see once again.