Southampton’s annual All Saints Day edition of the matchday programme will be available to buy in person from St Mary’s tonight, and is already online for those who cannot attend the match against Aston Villa.
As always, our special Remembrance issue is packed with tributes to former players, supporters and club associates who have passed away over the past 12 months.visit saints' online programme store
Elsewhere, Nathan Tella stars as the feature interviewee, as the exciting young forward discusses his love for badminton, his improving culinary skills and the friendships from school that still keep him grounded.
Manager Ralph Hasenhüttl talks through Saints’ last three matches in his programme notes, and how much happier he is with the depth of his squad this season compared to last.
Franny Benali writes about Saints’ improving defensive record as well as the need to be more clinical at the other end, whilst discussing the legacy of Danny Ings, although the striker looks set to miss out on a St Mary’s return through injury.
Tactics writer Sam Tighe pinpoints what’s gone wrong for tonight’s opponents, who suddenly find themselves on a four-match losing streak following an encouraging start to life after Jack Grealish.
David Bull and Barry Webb dip into the archives with their usual dose of Saints nostalgia, while Graham Hiley picks out another St Mary’s classic in an extended history section alongside your tributes.
Supporters can pick up their Aston Villa programme from one of the numerous sellers outside St Mary’s and inside the stadium concourse, enhancing your matchday experience for just £3.50.