Southampton Football Club

Founded in 1885, Southampton spent 103 years playing their home matches at The Dell before they moved to St Mary’s in 2001. Their only major trophy win came in 1976 when they memorably beat Manchester United 1-0 to win the FA Cup at Wembley.




Southampton v Stoke City - Premier League

Peter Crouch heads Stoke to victory over wasteful Southampton

If Claude Puel had plans of leaving with a bang then this was not it, with his immediate future as Southampton manager plunged into further doubt following a 1-0 defeat by Stoke City. Despite ultimately guiding the club to an eighth-placed finish, Saints will discuss Puel’s position following an end-of-season review set to take place next week, and the club’s hierarchy were all present to witness Peter Crouch’s winning goal here.

Manchester United's Sergio Romero during the press conference

Southampton held by Manchester United after Sergio Romero penalty save

If this really was an audition for Europa League final places, then Sergio Romero has confirmed his name on the Manchester United team sheet. Granted only a second Premier League start of the season – in place of the rested David de Gea – the goalkeeper not only saved an early penalty from Manolo Gabbiadini, he kept out everything else Southampton threw at him.