PHOTOS: Southampton's best moments of 2014

As 2014 draws to a close, we take a look at the most memorable moments from the last 12 months for Southampton.

Newcastle hammered!

One of the biggest and best results of the Mauricio Pochettino era was during the 4-0 win over Newcastle United back in March.

Thanks to two goals from Jay Rodriguez as well as strikes from Rickie Lambert and Adam Lallana, Southampton thumped the Magpies in a superb win - just before Pochettino left for Tottenham.

Koeman appointed

With Pochettino gone, Southampton had to appoint a new manager, and they turned to Feyenoord boss Ronald Koeman in order to push the club forward after Pochettino's departure.

"I am thrilled to be the manager of Southampton Football Club. The opportunity to continue the development of this famous football club was simply too good to turn down. I cannot wait to get started," said Koeman upon his arrival.

Pelle follows Koeman to Southampton

After scoring 55 goals in 66 games for Koeman at Feyenoord, Italian striker Graziano Pelle joined his former manager at Southampton.

Since arriving on the South Coast, Pelle has scored 11 goals in 20 games for the Saints, illustrating just why Koeman was so desperate to work with him again.

Great eight!

Many had expected Southampton to struggle after losing so many players, but an impressive start was underlined by their stunning 8-0 win over Sunderland in October.

Own goals from Santiago Vergini, Liam Bridcutt and Patrick van Aanholt helped the Saints, but other goals from Pelle, Jack Cork, Dusan Tadic and Victor Wanyama showed just how good the Saints could be under Koeman.

Wanyama scores remarkable goal

When the Saints traveled up to face Hull just two weeks later, fans were treated to one of the goals of the season when Victor Wanyama let fly from 40 yards.

Hull goalkeeper Eldin Jakupovic scuffed his clearance, and Kenyan international Wanyama managed to strike the ball first time into the back of the net for one of the goals of the season.

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