SAINTS: Long shares Liverpool memories

By SFC Media time Sat 02 Jan Saints v Liverpool
Photo by Matt Watson | Shane Long

Southampton’s first matchday programme of 2021 is now on sale, as Shane Long recalls his past heroics against Monday’s opponents Liverpool in a special feature interview to see in the new year.

The striker reflects on not one but two career-defining nights at Anfield, and outlines his ambitions for the year ahead after making his first start of the season on Boxing Day.

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Issue 9 of SAINTS is available online now, and is also the first edition of our second half-season subscription, ensuring you receive every programme between now and the end of the campaign at a discounted price, with delivery included in the cost.

The theme of nostalgia continues in a catch-up with former skipper José Fonte, who shares his favourite memories from his time as a Saint, including his finest personal performance, most influential manager and funniest teammates.

Jose Fonte celebrates during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium, Southampton, England on 26 December 2015.
José Fonte reminisces over Saints' rise from League One to the Europa League

Free to return to the touchline, manager Ralph Hasenhüttl reflects on an unusual matchday against West Ham and previews the challenge of facing one of the top teams in Europe, while Kyle Walker-Peters discusses the intense festive fixture schedule from a player’s point of view.

Cult hero Franny Benali recalls a memorable Saints display against the Reds from yesteryear, while club historians David Bull and Duncan Holley also pen feature articles with a nod to the past.

Sam Tighe takes a tactical look at what to expect from the Liverpool of today, while there’s the usual helping of quizzes and games in our Junior Members section of the publication.

The 68-page edition of SAINTS, priced at £3.50, is available online, along with the discounted half-season subscription, which includes the Liverpool edition.

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