Monday Briefing: February 17th

By SFC Media time Mon 17 Feb Club
Photo by Isabelle Field | St Mary's Stadium

Begin your week by getting up to speed with all the latest from St Mary's and Staplewood...

Saints fall to narrow Burnley defeat

Southampton couldn’t mark their return to Premier League action following the winter break with a win on Saturday as the Clarets came out on top.

Sean Dyche’s Burnley were the visitors at St Mary’s, with goals from Ashley Westwood and Matej Vydra enough to earn all three points.

Danny Ings notched his 18th of the season to cancel out Westwood’s early opener, but it wasn’t enough for Saints to get back to winning ways.

Be in that number this weekend

It’s back-to-back home games for Saints, who’ll look to bounce back on Saturday against Aston Villa at St Mary’s.

After recording a 3-1 win at Villa Park back in December, Ralph Hasenhüttl’s side will look to record the double over The Villains.

Tickets for the Premier League clash are now on general sale.

Buy your tickets now

Under-23s battle in Blackburn

Southampton Under-23s picked up a point from their Premier League 2 battle at Blackburn on Friday night.

Looking to build on their win over Wolves last time out in the league, Dave Horseman’s side came from a goal down to take a 2-1 lead thanks to Will Ferry and Dan N’Lundulu strikes.

However, Jack Vale converted a late penalty for the hosts to force a share of the spoils.

Women thrash Exeter

Southampton FC Women continued their impressive National League form with a 6-0 win at Exeter on Sunday.

Back in league action following three successive cup outings, Marieanne Spacey-Cale’s side maintained top spot with a comfortable display.

A Shannon Albuery hat-trick did most of the damage, with Ella Pusey, Rachel Panting and Shannon Sievwright adding further strikes.

EXETER, ENGLAND - February 16: Ella Morris (L) and Shannon Albuery (R) during the SRWFL at Cat and Fiddle Training Ground between Exeter and Southampton Women on February 16 2020, Exeter, England. (Photo by Isabelle Field/Southampton FC via Getty Images)
Shannon Albuery (right) grabbed a hat-trick at Exeter (Photo: Isabelle Field)

Last chance to apply for Junior Press Conference

We're looking for young Saints fans to put our players on the spot at our Junior Press Conference on Wednesday!

Two first-team players will be facing questions at an event at St Mary's, which is open exclusively to Junior Season Ticket holders and Junior Saint Members.

The Junior Press Conference will take place on Wednesday, between 9am and 11am, with our young reporters getting to meet the players, take part in competitions, and get a special tour of St Mary's Stadium.

Applications close at 1pm on Monday 17th February, so be quick!

click here to apply

Saints launch retro range

Ever wish you could still get some of Saints' classic shirts from down the years? Now you can with our brand new range of retro shirts!

Available in store and online from today, the range includes kit worn by Saints heroes such as Matt Le Tissier, Jason Dodd and Francis Benali.

Explore the full range and pick up your favourite shirt while stocks last.

Explore the retro range online

Fancy playing at St Mary’s?

How would you like the chance to play against Southampton Football Club Legends on the famous St Mary’s pitch this May?

We are hosting a seven-a-side tournament at the home of Southampton FC, where each team have the chance to play against a team of Southampton’s Legends.

The experience doesn’t end at the full-time whistle, awards will be handed out post-match and there will be a Q & A with the Saints Legends in the Mike Channon suite. The winning team will receive a trophy and every team will have a team photo as part of the event.

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