Bison gear up for big weekend on the road

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE biggest weekend of the season so far is the way Basingstoke Bison player/coach Doug Sheppard sums up his side’s road trips to Milton Keynes and Swindon.

Down memory lane - Saints on this day in history, October 23

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:12am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Saints on this day, October 23.

Koeman praises his midfield maestros

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

8:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Ronald Koeman has praised Saints’ central midfielders after their phenomenal goalscoring start to the season.

Pelle joins list of Saints goal greats

Basingstoke Gazette: Graziano Pelle

7:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

GRAZIANO Pelle’s sensational start to life at Saints has seen him rewrite the club’s record books.

Saints picture archive: Barry Horne and Neil Ruddock in Villa brawl, August 1991

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Saints stars Barry Horne gets shirty with Aston Villa's Kevin Richardson as Neil Ruddock watches on. The game would end 1-1 with Alan Shearer on target for Saints.

More world championship glory for powerlifter Jean Maton

Basingstoke Gazette: Jean Maton with her gold medals.

8:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BASINGSTOKE powerlifter Jean Maton is celebrating after claiming a quartet of gold medals at the World Masters Powerlifting Championships.

Hartley Wintney's poor run continues

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

HARTLEY Wintney’s poor run of form continued last night as they went down 4-0 at home to Windsor in the Combined Counties League Premier Division.

Basingstoke athletes compete at English championships

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A TRIO of Basingstoke and Mid Hants athletes travelled to Boston, in Lincolnshire, to compete in the English Schools Combined Events Championships.

Late winner lifts Whitchurch United up to second in Wessex Premier

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

WHITCHURCH United are second in the Wessex League Premier Division, level on points with the leaders having played a game less, after grabbing an injury-time winner away at Alresford Town last night.

Mark Petchey is a double winner at major darts event

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

WINKLEBURY darts ace Mark Petchey was a double winner at the Tribute and Memorial Darts Competition, claiming victory in both the singles and doubles.

Overton United upset Andover New Street in Russell Cotes Cup

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

OVERTON United produced an excellent display to beat higher-league Andover New Street 3-1 in the Russell Cotes Cup.

Mixed league crown gives Andover a tennis league clean sweep

Basingstoke Gazette: Local tennis

10:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ANDOVER completed a clean sweep of Basingstoke and District Tennis League titles by retaining the Mixed Division One crown.

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS - Basingstoke Bison 4-3 Manchester Phoenix

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

VIDEO highlights of Basingstoke Bison's narrow victory over Manchester Phoenix at the Basingstoke Arena on Saturday night.

REPORT - Bournemouth 3-0 Reading

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

READING suffered their second 3-0 defeat in the space of four days in the Championship, as they lost at AFC Bournemouth.

Young footballers presented with new kit at Wembley

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ELEVEN lucky lads got the chance to watch England at Wembley thanks to The Vauxhall Youth Football Programme.

Would Saints' star trio of 2013/14 get back in their old side?

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Three of Saints’ star performers from last season are preparing to take on Real Madrid in the Champions League tonight – but it is debatable whether any of them would get back in their old side.

Down memory lane - Saints on this day in history, October 22

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:58am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Saints on this day, October 22

Saints fan's cartoon celebrates club record hammering of Sunderland

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:04pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SAINTS fan Neil Gange has celebrated the club's record breaking win against Sunderland with one of his ever impressive cartoons.

UEFA chief Platini hits back over African tournament which could feature two Saints players

Basingstoke Gazette: Sadio Mane

4:05pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

UEFA president Michel Platini has hit back in a row with the Confederation of African Football after it was alleged he called for the postponement of the 2015 African Nations Cup due to the Ebola outbreak.

Real Madrid make ex-Saints suffer

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:35pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FORMER Saints enjoyed a mixed night in the Champions League last night.

Saints picture archive: Alan Ball celebrates Mick Channon's goal against Plymouth, April 1977

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Midfielder Alan Ball shows his excitement after Mich Channon fired in the fourth goal in Saints 4-1 demolition of Plymouth Argyle at The Dell in April 1977. Saints' other goals came from David Peach and a brace from Ted MacDougall.

Saints up there with Europe's elite

Basingstoke Gazette: Onn song: Southampton's Graziano Pelle celebrates the fifth goal with key man Dusan Tadic against defeated Sunderland

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Real Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern Munich – this is the sort of esteemed company Saints are keeping right now.

Plan to set up Hook and Odiham RFC moves a step closer

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A PUBLIC meeting is to be held in Hook later this month with the aim of forming a new rugby club.

AFC Aldermaston outclassed by high-flying Reading YMCA

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

AFC Aldermaston are down to seventh in the Thames Valley League Premier Division after going down to a 4-0 defeat away at high-flying Reading YMCA on Saturday.

ANALYSIS - Wealdstone 0-1 Basingstoke Town

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BASINGSTOKE Town make Wealdstone pay for missing chances and an overly cautious approach.

Another hat-trick for Brett Denham as Tadley Calleva's fine form continues

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:30pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

TADLEY Calleva’s free-scoring form in Wessex League Division One continued as they beat visiting Andover New Street 4-0 on Saturday.

Basingstoke Bison and The Autoplaza Group join forces

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BASINGSTOKE Bison have gone into partnership with leading car dealership, The Autoplaza Group.

Young gymnasts enjoy success at Southern Championships

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

BASINGSTOKE Gymnastic Club’s boys squad enjoyed plenty of success when they hosted the 2014 Southern Region Championships.

Andover A claim ladies tennis league title

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

ANDOVER A completed their victorious season in Basingstoke and District Tennis League Ladies Division One by beating Aldermaston A 5-3, thanks to a maximum from Claire Coomber and Fay Fradgly.

Peter Howes' Angling Column

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE weight of the week belongs to Tadley Angling’s Kevin Roberts, who hauled 259lb of carp on maggot and pole to win the Stacey’s match group fixture at Cove Pit, in Theale.

Sunderland players to refund fans

Basingstoke Gazette: Restart – again: Sunderland’s Steven Fletcher, right, and Adam Johnson wait to kick-off after yet another Southampton goal

3:06pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Sunderland have confirmed that supporters who attended the 8-0 defeat at Saints will be offered ticket refunds from the players.

Former Saints boss brushes off job worries

Basingstoke Gazette: Nigel Adkins. Picture: Action Images

11:43pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Reading manager Nigel Adkins shrugged off fears for his job after his side extended their winless run to seven games with a 3-0 defeat at play-off hopefuls Bournemouth.

Saints keeper Boruc - 'I have had kicks in my eyes, but life calms me down'

Basingstoke Gazette: ARTUR BORUC_73.JPG

10:12am Tuesday 21st October 2014

ARTUR Boruc has made a career out of not giving much away.

Krueger: 8-0 win will be remembered forever

Basingstoke Gazette: Ralph Krueger

11:06am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Saints chairman Ralph Krueger believes the 8-0 win against Sunderland is a result that will be remembered forever.

Koeman hails his defence after 8-0 rout

Basingstoke Gazette: RIVAL: Ronald Koeman

8:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

“When building a house, you don’t start up, you start at the bottom.” Those are the words of Ronald Koeman, explaining the philosophy he has used to construct his Saints team.

Down memory lane - Saints on this day in history, October 21

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:47am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Saints on this day, October 21

Happy birthday to you - October 21

Basingstoke Gazette: Paul Telfer on the ball for Southampton during the 2003 FA Cup Final as Arsenal's Ray Parlour looks on

7:53am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Ex-Saints celebrating a birthday today.

Ex-Saints boss praised for Scotland role

Basingstoke Gazette: Mark Wotte

6:56pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Mark Wotte claimed he had achieved everything the Scottish Football Association had asked of him as his surprise departure from the Hampden offices was announced.

Benali's Big Run to fight cancer for five years

Basingstoke Gazette: Francis Benali heads for home as his Big Run reaches it's conclusion.

3:43pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

FRANNY Benali’s Big Run has raised enough money to help fund the fight against cancer for the next FIVE years.

Saints picture archive: Neil Ruddock rises highest against Norwich, March 1992

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Saints defender Neil Ruddock heads in Saints' goal in their FA Cup quarter-final replay with Norwich City at Carrow Road. The tie at The Dell had ended 0-0, forcing this replay, which Saints lost 2-1.

Basingstoke Buffalo cruise to easy win

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

ALEX Sampford and Mark Pitts both claimed hat-tricks as Basingstoke Buffalo cruised to a 9-0 victory over Swindon Wildcats’ second string.

Overton United unable to recover after poor first-half display

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

OVERTON United were made to pay for a poor first-half display as they went down to a 4-3 defeat away at Fleetlands in the Hampshire Premier League.

Late penalty drama costs Hartley Wintney

Basingstoke Gazette: Hartley Wintney manager Ben Dillon.

3:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

TWO contentious penalties in the final 10 minutes saw Hartley Wintney go down to a 2-1 defeat at home to Farnham Town in the Combined Counties League Premier Division on Saturday.

Whitchurch United suffer first league defeat at hands of Winchester City

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

WHITCHURCH United suffered their first league defeat of the season on Saturday, going down 3-1 away at Winchester City.

REPORT AND PLAYER RATINGS - Wealdstone 0-1 Basingstoke Town

Basingstoke Gazette: Town defender David Ray says the next few games will define Basingstoke Town's season.

12:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

BASINGSTOKE Town remain two points clear at the top of the Vanarama Conference South after carrying out a smash-and-grab raid in west London.

REPORT - Sheffield Steeldogs 2-5 Basingstoke Bison

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:59am Monday 20th October 2014

BASINGSTOKE Bison completed a four point weekend, with a 5-2 victory at Ice Sheffield against the Sheffield Steeldogs.

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS - Wealdstone 0-1 Basingstoke Town

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:06am Monday 20th October 2014

VIDEO highlights of Basingstoke Town's dramatic last-gasp victory away at Wealdstone.

REPORT - London Irish 70-14 Rovigo

Basingstoke Gazette: London Irish claim first Premiership win of the season

8:59am Monday 20th October 2014

LONDON Irish romped to a 70-14 victory over visiting Italian side Rovigo in their opening European Challenge Cup.

Aldworth A get off to fine start in Basingstoke and District Table Tennis League

Basingstoke Gazette: Local table tennis

6:00am Monday 20th October 2014

ALDWORTH A got their Basingstoke and District Table Tennis League Division One campaign off to a good start with a 7-3 victory away at Alpha.

Koeman hails his 'handsome' star for lead role in 8-0 win

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Monday 20th October 2014

Saints manager Ronald Koeman hailed Dusan Tadic’s stunning display after the playmaker led the record-breaking 8-0 demolition of Sunderland.

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