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Wenger: Saints could have won the European Cup had they kept all their star names

Basingstoke Gazette: FACTS: Arsene Wenger

3:38pm Friday 1st August 2014

ARSENE Wenger has revealed Saints “could have won the European Cup” – had managers like him not plundered the club for their best players.

Taider set to arrive from Inter - Osvaldo to go in opposite direction

Basingstoke Gazette: Dani Osvaldo

8:21am Friday 1st August 2014

Algerian midfielder Saphir Taider is expected to become the latest part of Ronald Koeman’s Saints rebuilding jigsaw.

Hartley Wintney look to improve - despite the loss of star striker

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

HARTLEY Wintney FC manager Ben Dillon is confident that his side can improve on last season despite the loss of star player Sam Argent.

Seven-wicket haul for Old Basing's Laxmikant Sharma

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

LAXMIKANT Sharma took seven wickets for just five runs as Old Basing III beat Ramsdell II by 96 runs in Hampshire Cricket League Regional Division Three.

Alex Danson assured of Commonwealth Games medal after dramatic semi-final victory for England

Basingstoke Gazette: Alex Danson in action for England.

4:45pm Friday 1st August 2014

ODIHAM hockey star Alex Danson will win at least a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games after helping England to a dramatic penalty shoot-out victory over New Zealand in the semi-final this afternoon.

Stuart Archibald wins EuroPro Tour event in Ireland

Basingstoke Gazette: Stuart Archibald in action at the Belfry earlier this year

4:29pm Friday 1st August 2014

BASINGSTOKE golfer Stuart Archibald claimed his first victory on the EuroPro Tour for more than two years in Ireland this afternoon.

Basingstoke and North Hants captain Chris Froud admits defeat in title battle

Basingstoke Gazette: Chris Froud will captain Basingstoke this season

3:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

BASINGSTOKE and North Hants’ promotion hopes look to be over after they lost at Liphook & Ripsley by 27 runs.

Stars of Soccer AM to visit Basingstoke Town

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

BASINGSTOKE Town’s partnership with Soccer AM will be officially launched on Saturday with a star-studded afternoon of free entertainment taking place at the newly-named The Soccer AM Stadium.

Boyman on Sport - My changing attitude towards the Commonwealth Games

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:00am Friday 1st August 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman explains how watching Aaron Harris in action changed his opinion on the Commonwealth Games and discusses the transfer of Romelu Lukaku.

Emma Croker ready for World Cup

Basingstoke Gazette: England calling: Richmond's Emma Croker in a convincing win over Six Nations rivals France at Twickenham earlier this month

8:00am Friday 1st August 2014

The Women’s World Cup gets under way in Paris tomorrow and Emma Croker, the wife of the former Basingstoke RFC director of rugby, James Croker, is hoping to help England to victory.

New-look Whitchurch United ready for new season

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Friday 1st August 2014

IT IS ALL change at Whitchurch United ahead of the big Wessex League Premier Division kick-off, with a new manager and a new team for the Longmeadow club.

Hants surprised by last-day Test attendance

Basingstoke Gazette: STUART ROBERTSON

12:05pm Friday 1st August 2014

HAMPSHIRE were taken by surprise by the size of the last-day Ageas Bowl crowd that witnessed England's first Test win for nearly a year.

Captain Cook thanks Ageas Bowl Test crowd

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

ALASTAIR Cook thanked the Ageas Bowl crowd after leading England to a first Test win in Hampshire.

Hants tyro makes England U19 debut

Basingstoke Gazette: BRAD TAYLOR

11:55am Friday 1st August 2014

Hampshire’s Brad Taylor is playing for England Under-19s today after getting a late call-up for the Test series against South Africa.

Benali's Big Run to hit WestQuay

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:03am Friday 1st August 2014

SAINTS legend Francis Benali will be pounding away on a treadmill at WestQuay tomorrow, as he continues to prepare for his epic challenge of running to all 20 Premier League grounds.

Doug the Pug signs for Basingstoke Town

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Friday 1st August 2014

BASINGSTOKE Town Football Club have unveiled their new signing – a seven-month-old puppy.

England v India, The Ageas Bowl (final day)

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:05am Thursday 31st July 2014

Welcome to live coverage of the final day of the Ageas Bowl Test, the third of the series between England and India

Koeman hoping for a hat-trick of signings

Basingstoke Gazette: Ronald Koeman

10:46pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Ronald Koeman is confident of completing up to three new signings within the next week.

Sam Bruin's century sees Hook and Newnham Basics II to a big win over Rowledge III

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

SAM Bruin’s century helped Hook and Newnham Basics II to an emphatic 156-run victory over visiting Rowledge II in Hampshire Cricket League County Division One.

Hartley Wintney look to keep pressure on league leaders

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

HARTLEY Wintney CC will look to keep up the pressure on Southern League Division Two leaders Rowledge with a win at struggling OTs and Romsey on Saturday.

Poor start to final round costs Stuart Archibald in Ireland

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

BASINGSTOKE golfer Stuart Archibald finished in a tie for 26th place at The Concra Wood Open in Ireland last week.

Hook and Newnham Basics on the hunt for silverware

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

HOOK and Newnham Basics captain Matt Love is hoping his side will be able to hunt down some silverware in the final month of the season.

Cricket clubs prepare to welcome former greats

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

BIG HITTING will be the order of the day at two north Hampshire cricket grounds over the next couple of days.

Stuart Mogg pleased to re-sign for another year with Basingstoke Bison

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

BASINGSTOKE-born Stuart Mogg is back for another season with the Herd after an excellent first full campaign with his home-town team.

Koeman delight over Tadic and Clyne pairing

Basingstoke Gazette: Nathaniel Clyne

10:47pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Ronald Koeman hailed the burgeoning right sided partnership of Dusan Tadic and Nathaniel Clyne after the pair shone in last night’s 3-1 win over Brighton.

Saints continue winning run at Brighton

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:43pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Saints made it five wins from five in pre-season as they comfortably beat Championship side Brighton 3-1 at the Amex Stadium.

Brighton 1 Saints 3 - as it happened

Basingstoke Gazette: Southampton FC coverage from the Southern Daily Echo

7:37pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Updates and chat as Saints take on Brighton at the Amex Stadium

COMMENT - Summer of madness at Saints

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1:28pm Thursday 31st July 2014

IT has been dubbed the ‘summer of madness’ at St Mary’s.

COMMENT - How did these Saints march out?

Basingstoke Gazette: Mauricio Pochettino

1:02pm Thursday 31st July 2014

What has happened at St Mary’s this summer?

Morgan would be right to ask the question ‘why me?’

Basingstoke Gazette: Morgan Schneiderlin leaves two Arsenal players on the ground.

10:23am Thursday 31st July 2014

IT’S hard to imagine any Saints fan having much sympathy for any of the players who have been sold this summer or those who want to join the extraordinary exodus.

COMMENT - Clueless? Saints madness almost worthy of a board game

Basingstoke Gazette: Picture from the Barclay's Premier League clash between Saints and Manchester United at St Mary's Stadium. The unauthorised downloading, copying, editing, or distribution of this image is strictly prohibited.

10:45am Thursday 31st July 2014

What is going on at St Mary’s?

Saints linked with Inter Milan midfielder swap deal with Osvaldo

Basingstoke Gazette: Dani Osvaldo

10:27am Thursday 31st July 2014

SAINTS are being linked with a move for Inter Milan midfielder Saphir Taider as part of a deal for striker Dani Osvaldo.

Hants suffer day of woe at Bristol

Basingstoke Gazette: JIMMY ADAMS

8:10pm Thursday 31st July 2014

HAMPSHIRE may be without Glenn Maxwell for the Natwest T20 Blast quarter-final against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge – which will be Kyle Abbott’s last game of the season.

Fonte's thumbs-up

Basingstoke Gazette: Jose Fonte celebrates his goal against Arsenal

5:02pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Jose Fonte has been a welcome figure of positivity at Saints recently.

RUMOUR MILL, July 31 - Serie A talent Schelotto and Biabiany linked with Saints

Basingstoke Gazette: Ryan Bertrand is seeking a move away from Chelsea. Picture: Action Images

2:51pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A round-up of the day's transfer rumours from St Mary's.

COMMENT - This can't be an asset-stripping summer for Saints

Basingstoke Gazette: Ralph Krueger with Katharina Liebherr at St Mary’s.

1:41pm Thursday 31st July 2014

SOUTHAMPTON FC is surely unique among professional football clubs.

Benali - Take positives from this crisis

Basingstoke Gazette: Francis Benali - what today's football stars must learn

1:22pm Thursday 31st July 2014

SAINTS legend Francis Benali has moved to calm fans’ fears following the great St Mary’s summer exodus.

COMMENT - Koeman has great chance to mould own team

Basingstoke Gazette: Ronald Koeman

1:13pm Thursday 31st July 2014

RONALD Koeman has been handed an exciting but tough brief upon taking over at St Mary’s.

Schneiderlin to sit out friendly against Brighton

Basingstoke Gazette: Morgan Schneiderlin wheels away to celebrate putting Saints ahead against Norwich.

10:33am Thursday 31st July 2014

Midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin is unlikely to be involved in Saints’ trip to Brighton tonight – but only because of fitness reasons.

Basingstoke Town stadium plans to be discussed by councillors tonight

Basingstoke Gazette: An artist's impression of Basingstoke Town's proposed new stadium

11:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A REPORT detailing concerns of members of Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s scrutiny committee about a new stadium agreement between the borough council and Basingstoke Town Football Club will be discussed tonight.

Four gold medals for powerlifter Jean Maton

Basingstoke Gazette: Jean Maton with her gold medals.

8:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

JEAN Maton collected four gold medals in the European Masters Powerlifting Championships held in Pilzen, Czech Republic.

Blow for Reading as Hal Robson-Kanu suffers injury

Basingstoke Gazette: Hal Robson-Kanu scored Reading's goal.

5:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

READING forward Hal Robson-Kanu will miss the start of the Championship campaign after a late challenge during Tuesday night’s 0-0 friendly draw at League Two Stevenage.

World championship glory for Lasham gliders

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

LASHAM Gliding Club members enjoyed great success at the World Gliding Championships at Rayskala, in Finland.

REPORT AND PLAYER RATINGS - Fleet Town 1-4 Basingstoke Town

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

BASINGSTOKE Town maintained their unbeaten record in pre-season friendly matches with an emphatic victory away at Southern League Division One side Fleet Town last night.

Alex Danson still in hunt for Commonwealth Games medal

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:52am Wednesday 30th July 2014

ODIHAM’S hockey star Alex Danson is still on course to win a medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, after a 2-1 winner-takes-all victory over hosts Scotland this morning.

Honour for MFC Popley

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

MFC Popley Youth have been named Charter Standard Club of the Year in the FA McDonald’s Community Awards section at the Hampshire FA Grassroots Football Awards 2014 at St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton.

Hampshire Seniors reach national stage of county championships

Basingstoke Gazette: Keith Harsham's excellent form for Basingstoke II saw him named Division Three player of the month.

6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

HAMPSHIRE Seniors are through to the national phase of the ECB 50-plus County Championships.

Saints sign Chelsea defender Bertrand

Basingstoke Gazette: Ryan Bertrand is seeking a move away from Chelsea. Picture: Action Images

9:30pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Saints have signed Chelsea left-back Ryan Bertrand on a season-long loan.

Carberry back for Bristol clash

Basingstoke Gazette: MICHAEL CARBERRY (LMI Photography)

6:09pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Hampshire batsman Michael Carberry is available for tomorrow’s Royal London One-Day Cup win against Gloucestershire at Bristol.

Schneiderlin has NOT handed in a transfer request - contrary to reports

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12:51pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

MORGAN Schneiderlin has NOT handed in a transfer request at Saints, the Daily Echo understands.







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