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Koeman: We're Gunner give cup our best shot

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Saints will be roared on by more than 5,000 fans at Arsenal tonight, and Ronald Koeman has promised them he will name the strongest team possible.

Schneiderlin: Cup road can lead us to Europe

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

MORGAN Schneiderlin wants to help Saints qualify for Europe by winning the Capital One Cup.

Wenger hails ‘miracle worker’ Saints

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Arsene Wenger has described Saints as “miracle workers” following their superb start to the season.

Saints picture archive: Jason Dodd celebrates netting against QPR, November 1995

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Jason Dodd and Matt Le Tissier celebrate after Dodd had opened the scoring in a 2-0 over QPR at The Dell in November 1995. Le Tissier himself rounded off the win with a sweetly struck free-kick late on.

Midfield goals delight Koeman

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:40pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Saints manager Ronald Koeman was thrilled to see his team’s midfield goal rush continue at Swansea.

Schneiderlin: midfielders need at least five goals each

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

MORGAN Schneiderlin reckons Saints’ midfielders need to score at least five goals apiece to help the club to another top-eight finish.

Koeman has no time to celebrate super start

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

Ronald Koeman will not be celebrating Saints reaching second place in the Premier League – but he says it is great news for everyone who loves the club.

Former Saint issues hands-off warning to Redknapp for striker

Basingstoke Gazette: Harry Redknapp's side have underachieved this term considering the investment made. Picture: Action Images

12:13pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Former Saints player and Stoke City manager Mark Hughes is preparing to deny one-time St Mary's boss Harry Redknapp the opportunity to sign another ex-Saint Peter Crouch.

Sadio Mane could finally make his Saints debut

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:55pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Sadio Mane could make his Saints debut against Arsenal tomorrow.

Saints picture archive: Matt Le Tissier celebrates scoring against Crystal Palace, November 1990

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

Saints striker Matt Le Tissier was on target as Saints knocked Crystal Palace out of the Rumbelows Cup in November 1990 with a 2-0 win. Le Tissier scored after being put through by Jimmy Case and then provided a perfect corner for Alan Shearer to nod home the second.

Koeman hopeful over injured Saints trio

Basingstoke Gazette: James Ward-Prowse

3:02pm Sunday 21st September 2014

Ronald Koeman was hopeful that the injuries sustained by James Ward-Prowse and Maya Yoshida at Swansea were not serious.

Saints picture archive: Terry Paine scores, May 1966

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

Saints legend Terry Paine heads in the goal that secured his side a 1-1 draw at Leyton Orient and all but book the club's promotion to the top flight for the first time in their history.

Koeman praises Wanyama's influence

Basingstoke Gazette: Ronald Koeman

5:57pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Saints manager Ronald Koeman praised the spirit displayed by Victor Wanyama, after his match-winning contribution against ten-man Swansea.

Saints go second after beating Swansea

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:13pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Victor Wanyama's first Saints goal finally ended the resistance of 10-man Swansea to send Ronald Koeman's side up to second place in the Premier League.

Swansea 0 Saints 1

Basingstoke Gazette: Southampton FC coverage from the Southern Daily Echo

1:35pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Updates from Saints' 1-0 Premier League win against Swansea at the Liberty Stadium.

Paine hails Saints' new Talismen

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

Saints legend Terry Paine believes fans could have two new heroes in Graziano Pelle and Dusan Tadic to replace talismanic duo Rickie Lambert and Adam Lallana.

Swansea v Saints - The Pictures

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:58pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Saints beat a ten-man Swansea away at the Liberty Stadium.

Ryan's passing disappointment

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

RYAN Bertrand admits the only disappointment of his Saints career so far was Match of the Day’s failure to show the full 41-pass move that led to the fourth goal against Newcastle United.

Pelle turns on the style at Saints

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

Graziano Pelle’s teammates have hailed the striker as a stylish addition – literally – to the Saints side.

Former Saint joins five-a-side fundraiser

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

Ex-Saints defender Radhi Jaïdi joined over 100 marine industry players to compete in Marine Advertising Agency’s annual 5-a-side tournament.

Saints picture archive: Alan Ball and Mick Channon, September 1979

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

Saints stars Alan Ball and Mick Channon indulge in a spot of head tennis at The Dell in 1979.

Boruc joins Cherries in loan deal

Basingstoke Gazette: Artur Boruc

1:30pm Friday 19th September 2014

Saints keeper Artur Boruc has joined Bournemouth on loan.

Saints striker Pelle on Italy radar

Basingstoke Gazette: Graziano Pelle

6:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Ronald Koeman has revealed that Graziano Pelle is being monitored by the Italian national team and believes the striker is good enough to play for his country.

Rodriguez's recovery ahead of schedule

Basingstoke Gazette: Jay Rodriguez has scored 21 league goals in two seasons for Southampton. Picture: Action Images

10:30pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Jay Rodriguez is said to be ahead of schedule in his recovery from a devastating knee injury, but Ronald Koeman is placing no timescale on the forward’s return.

Monk: Saints might be better than last season

Basingstoke Gazette: GARY MONK

7:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Swansea manager and ex-Saints defender Garry Monk thinks his former club may have more quality in their team now than they did last season.

Saints fans among best behaved in Premier League

Basingstoke Gazette: FOOTBALL FLASHBACK Mounted police on duty in Burnley town centre before the last derby clash between Clarets and Rovers

1:57pm Friday 19th September 2014

Saints fans were among the best behaved in the Premier League last season.

Saints boss Koeman knows full well what Swans ace Wilfried Bony can do

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:37pm Friday 19th September 2014

GARRY Monk has taken the pressure off Wilfried Bony as the striker eyes a first goal of the season against Saints tomorrow, declaring: “I don't care who scores.”

Swans to unleash £8m Argentinian against Saints

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:22am Friday 19th September 2014

Argentina defender Federico Fernandez stands by to make his first Barclays Premier League start for Swansea following his £8million move from Napoli last month.

Saints picture archive: Mick Channon in action at Fulham, October 1976

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Mick Channon chases down a through ball in Saints 4-1 win over Fulham at The Dell. Ted McDougall grabbed a brace and there were two goals from Mel Blyth as Saints blew the Cottagers away.

Saints winger Mane receives work permit

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:52pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Sadio Mane has received his work permit and should arrive at Saints tomorrow, but is unlikely to feature against Swansea this Saturday.

Saints to discuss Cork future in a few months

Basingstoke Gazette: Jack Cork

4:01pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Ronald Koeman says Saints expect to discuss the future of midfielder Jack Cork around the turn of the year.

Perfect step for Toby

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

New signing Toby Alderweireld believes he has struck up an instant connection with Jose Fonte at the heart of defence and says joining Saints has been a “perfect step”.

Swans boss Monk praises Saints education

Basingstoke Gazette: GARY MONK

5:44pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Swansea manager Garry Monk admits his Saints education taught him dedication and loyalty - but he still wants three points from the club which gave him his big break in football.

Saints keen on stadium expansion

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

Saints would be keen to eventually look at an expansion of St Mary’s – but have said it could only happen with a significant run of sell-outs at the stadium.

Newcastle pair apologise for clashes with fans before and after 4-0 thrashing at Saints

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:38pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Newcastle assistant boss John Carver and goalkeeping coach Andy Woodman have both issued apologies after clashes with fans at Southampton

Saints picture archive: Kevin Moore heads home against Exeter, July 1991

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:21pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Saints defender Kevin Moore powers home a header in a pre-season friendly against Exeter City in July 1991.

Saints picture archive: Kevin Keegan in action at Middlesbrough, January 1982

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:40am Thursday 18th September 2014

Kevin Keegan scored the only goal in Saints' 1-0 win. The victory put Saints top of the old Division 1 for the first time in their history.

Winds of change at Saints as Le Tissier described as 'a trusted friend of the club'

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Chairman Ralph Krueger has described Matt Le Tissier as “a trusted friend of the club” and says the board will continue to embrace Saints’ history.

A lasting tribute to Liebherr's legacy

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Saints expect to unveil a lasting memorial to late owner Markus Liebherr in the near future.

The picture that shows it IS possible to run a club without ignoring legends from the past

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

IT is a picture we would almost certainly never have seen this time last year.

Lovren: I'm not finding it easy at Liverpool

Basingstoke Gazette: Dejan Lovren

7:37am Tuesday 16th September 2014

FORMER Saints centre-back Dejan Lovren admits he has not found it easy to make an instant impact as manager Brendan Rodgers' defensive linchpin at Liverpool.

Cork: Koeman to thank for midfield goal glut

Basingstoke Gazette: Jack Cork

8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Jack Cork has credited his sudden goal spurt to manager Ronald Koeman’s style of play.

World Cup was an education for Morgan

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

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Morgan Schneiderlin believes playing for France has improved him enormously as a player.

Cork keen to stay at Saints

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Jack Cork wants to extend his Saints career – but insists he is not thinking about contract issues right now.

Benali's big recovery gets under way

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

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Saints legend Francis Benali completed his ‘Big Run’ but it is far from over from the perspective of sports medical professionals.

Franny back home and taking it easy

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:07am Monday 15th September 2014

FRANNY Benali was yesterday sitting in his kitchen dressed in a t-shirt and shorts, happily chatting to his wife and children and playing with his dog Ben.

Franny shares the glory

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:59am Monday 15th September 2014

GIVEN the commitment and dedication Franny Benali put into his phenomenal charity run, it is only natural that the spotlight focused on him.

Ron's pride in how his squad has adapted

Basingstoke Gazette: Ronald Koeman

10:00am Monday 15th September 2014

Ronald Koeman has confessed even he is surprised by how quickly his new Saints stars have settled into life at St Mary’s.

Morg has no doubt about Saints' ambition now

Basingstoke Gazette: Pictures from Saints v Newcastle United at St Mary's Stadium. The unauthorised downloading, editing, copying, or distribution of this image is strictly prohibited.

6:10am Monday 15th September 2014

He may have questioned it at one point, but Saints midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin says he has no doubts about the club’s ambition now.

Koeman thrilled to see midfield pair on the goal trail

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Monday 15th September 2014

Saints boss Ronald Koeman will take no credit for the goalscoring exploits of midfield duo Morgan Schneiderlin and Jack Cork.

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