Monday Briefing: July 1st

By SFC Media time Mon 01 Jul Club
Photo by James Bridle | St Mary's

Catch up with the latest from around Southampton Football Club, as a new week begins...

Players return for pre-season

Today sees the return of Southampton’s first-team squad for the start of pre-season training.

Ralph Hasenhüttl will welcome his players back into Staplewood Campus following the summer break this morning, as they get put through a series of intense fitness tests.

We’ll have coverage of the day for you here on southamptonfc.com, as well as across our social media channels.

Africa Cup of Nations continues

Southampton’s two representatives at the Africa Cup of Nations this summer are set for action again early this week.

First up is Sofiane Boufal, who is with Morocco for their meeting with South Africa this evening, at 5pm BST.

Boufal has featured in both of Morocco’s games so far, with qualification for the knockout rounds secured after their 1-0 victory over Ivory Coast on Friday.

Moussa Djenepo is also well-placed to reach the last 16, with Mali top of their standings ahead of tomorrow’s final group match, against Angola (8pm BST). Mali have four points and will advance with a point or better.

Fans enjoy Saints Fest

Southampton supporters enjoyed a memorable day at St Mary’s on Saturday, as the club held its Saints Fest event.

The fan festival featured a guest appearance from Saints manager Ralph Hasenhüttl, among others, as well as live music and additional entertainment.

You can check out our gallery of the day by clicking here.

Win a ten-year Season Ticket

How would you like to win a ten-year Season Ticket at St Mary’s?

Well, one lucky fan will receive that incredible prize this summer, and it could be you.

The special competition will see anyone who purchases a Season Ticket by Friday 12th July entered into the draw for a decade of access to St Mary’s.

Find out more by clicking here, and, if you haven't already purchased a Season Ticket, you can do so here.

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