Football has too much grasp upon English sport, according to Patterson

Patterson slams England’s ‘obsession’ with football

By Jacob Kyprianou YOUNG coach at Solent Connor Patterson has hit out at the structure of sport in the UK, claiming that football is something that needs to be controlled. He said: “We often try and push kids into one sport, when really at the younger


Solent squash team saved by trio of senior members

              TWO months ago, Solent’s squash team was on the brink of destruction, with only one certified player for next year. However, with the help of trio Callum Greasley, Matt Lisk and Jack Miller, the team has hope of

Race winner Edgington has suffered with injury for nearly a year

Southampton’s first 10km race raised money for local charities

SOUTHAMPTON’S first 10 kilometre race last Sunday ran much more smoothly than South Coast rivals Bournemouth, with the maximum of 6000 people running. The race in the seaside town two weeks ago left competitors even redder in the face after hundreds ran another three kilometres after a

School of Hard Knocks

Millbrook Rugby Club suffer play-off heartache

MILLBROOK Rugby Club have been dealt a huge blow after losing their Hampshire vs Surrey play-off match to Camberley 49-10. A win would have seen Millbrook gain promotion to London SW3 but after a quick start from their opponents, they found themselves 22 points behind

Callum Greasley, (left) competing at the Solent Sports Hall.

Greasley lives in hope for the future of squash.

SOLENT squash captain Callum Greasley says that the sport is underrated in the United Kingdom, and hopes to eventually see it in the Olympic Games. Over 20 million people worldwide in 185 countries do play squash, but it still does not recieve much recognition. Greasley has also called for squash

SNAP: The finish line outside Southampton's Guildhall.

Southampton Half Marathon Beats 25-year City Record.

MORE than 6,000 enthusiastic runners took to the streets of Southampton for the ABP Half Marathon. More than 25,000 people attended the event – making it the largest mass run the city has seen since the Great South Run in 1990. Taking place at the same

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MATCH REPORT: Eastleigh 1-2 Grimsby Town

By Sam Fletcher EASTLEIGH will travel to Blundell Park trailing 2-1 to Grimsby Town after suffering a narrow defeat to the Mariners at The Silverlake Stadium. Nathan Arnold scored fine goals in both halves to hand the visitors a crucial advantage going into the return leg on Sunday afternoon. Grimsby’s



By Sam Fletcher SOUTHAMPTON Under-21s striker Sam Gallagher believes the club’s 2-1 victory over Blackburn Rovers in the Premier League Cup final was crafted by a team performance, not his individual brilliance alone. Gallagher’s extra-time strike crowned Saints as champions, after Ryan Seager’s 52nd-minute opener was