Southampton

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4.6m fans
Ranked: 10th in Premier League

Southampton Football Club is a professional association football club based in Southampton, Hampshire.

Their home ground since 2001 has been St Mary's Stadium, before which they were based at The Dell. The club has been nicknamed "The Saints" since its inception in 1885 due to its history as a church football team, founded as St. Mary's Church of England Young Men's Association, and play in red and white shirts. Southampton has a long-standing rivalry with Portsmouth due to its close proximity and both cities' respective maritime history. Matches between the two sides are known as the South Coast derby.

The club has won the FA Cup once, in 1976, and their highest-ever league finish was second in the First Division in 1983–84. Southampton were relegated from the Premier League on 15 May 2005, ending 27 successive seasons of top-division football for the club. They returned after a seven-year absence, and have played there ever since.

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The Southampton Squad

1. Maya Yoshida Southampton 883.6k fans 618.8
2. Mario Lemina Southampton 823.4k fans 613.0
3. Danny Ings Southampton 1.0m fans 605.6
4. Cédric Soares Southampton 534.1k fans 603.9
5. Manolo Gabbiadini Southampton 593.0k fans 602.0
6. Ryan Bertrand Southampton 756.8k fans 574.2
7. Jan Bednarek Southampton 126.2k fans 510.9
8. James Ward-Prowse Southampton 291.7k fans 458.7
9. Nathan Redmond Southampton 255.3k fans 447.7
10. Shane Long Southampton 155.2k fans 412.6
11. Fraser Forster Southampton 174.0k fans 402.4
12. Oriol Romeu Southampton 161.4k fans 389.9
13. Charlie Austin Southampton 158.8k fans 388.5
14. Steven Davis Southampton 99.5k fans 368.4
15. Wesley Hoedt Southampton 88.5k fans 365.9
16. Jannik Vestergaard Southampton 91.1k fans 311.0
17. Angus Gunn Southampton 74.0k fans 286.1
18. Jérémy Pied Southampton 68.3k fans 278.1
19. Jack Stephens Southampton 43.6k fans 229.8
20. Mohamed Elyounoussi Southampton 41.1k fans 225.4
21. Alex McCarthy Southampton 33.7k fans 204.2
22. Josh Sims Southampton 27.2k fans 195.7
23. Jake Hesketh Southampton 20.4k fans 163.1
24. Sam McQueen Southampton 16.2k fans 146.8
25. Guido Carrillo Southampton No fans 0.6
26. Pierre-Emile Højbjerg Southampton No fans 0.0
27. Stuart Taylor Southampton No fans 0.0
28. Stuart Armstrong Southampton No fans 0.0

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3️⃣8️⃣9️⃣ appearances
1️⃣ goal

#OnThisDay in 1997, Southampton FC legend Franny Benali sent The Dell into raptures when he scored his only goal for the club in a 2-1 win over Leicester City Football Club!
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Benali heads home home in Foxes win

 

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Gus Goodland

Jason Robinson benali header

I was there he lost the plot after scoring we were all shouting to him to get back in position as he was all over the place with the biggest grin for about 20 minutes!

Tom Hilbourne

Not an own goal?

I remember it well!!!Great goal!

Was in a hotel in Johanseberg went nuts , all the locals wondered what the hell was going on

Some header 👏

Top man. Top goal.

And what a goal it was!

Seeing that goal it makes you wonder why there not more.

One of those where was i moments - I was sat on a chair on a dirt road in Equatorial Guinea listening to 5 live on my Roberts portable radio and just remember the absolute elation of that moment - BENALI has scored!!! - well done franny - you are a true saints great 👍

Legend

A proper Saints legend....

Remember like it was yesterday, cracking header to

Maalitykki Valtteri Ranta

I was there when granny scored!

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13 hours ago

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Sprinting off the team bus to meet his idol Thierry Henry after winning the Play-Off final! 😅

Southampton FC winger Nathan Redmond talks us through his Instagram:
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Insta Stories: Nathan Redmond

 

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Milena Cooper your lads on the vid, just after 3mins 🙂

Earn your ridiculous salary

Dusan Tadic is better than whole Southampton😂😂😂😂😂

15 hours ago

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A relentless week continues at Staplewood Campus! 👊 ... See moreSee less

 

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they finally have a manager who wants to improve them as players..they should grab the opportunity with both hands..if not ship out

They get paid enough to play relentlessly in a match to lol. Time they actually earnt that weekly salary.

Tadic just scored a pen as his second goal Vs Bayern

Good about time they had some hard work stuck into them.

Even if we go down, we are now going in the right direction under RH :)

Why is JWP not making the 1st team.Great at set-pieces

Sad story

Bless them about time they started to earn all that money

Do they have Barn Doors they can shoot at?

Austin needs to up his game. Needs to be more like Mitrovic a few weeks ago. Get Dave Merrington in to advise also.

Me thinks it will be a relentless result again!!

When was a goal last scored from a JWP set piece

COYR!

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19 hours ago

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4️⃣ players
3️⃣ challenges
1️⃣ winner

We recently invited partners eToro and Lloyd Griffith to see which Southampton FC player would come out on top in their Crypto Factor…
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Saints take on eToro's Crypto Factor

 

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Watch the full video as Southampton FC's players took on eToro's Crypto Factor with Lloyd Griffith a few weeks ago at Staplewood: youtu.be/B2HjF-1xMMk

Anyone wanna make a gag about the direction crypto and saints are both going??

Sam Kennedy this what you was there for?

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