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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

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

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


Are ticket prices finally on the way down?

THE price of football has been on a rapid increase for many years and with the most recent Premier League television deal topping £5.13billion, many would say that won’t be slowing down. But after West Ham’s recent announcement that they will be reducing ticket prices for

"Test park Southampton, a great training facility but not for everyones liking. "

Could football turn plastic?

COULD anyone ten years ago predict the Football League possibly having the idea to reintroduce the plastic pitch in England?   On the anniversary year of the FA banning all English clubs from having an artificial surface instead of the traditional grass, the Football League

The Baizz Sports Club in southampton, the last one remaining in the city.

Snooker – The Sleeping Giant or Dead as a Dodo?

  IT’S early summer in 1985, and in the World Championship snooker final Dennis Taylor has somehow come back against heavy favourite Steve Davis to take the game to a final, deciding frame. Some18.5 million viewers are tuned in across the country to witness the 68-minute

Manager and chairman Dave Diaper

Sholing ready for Hampshire Cup final

LAST season Sholing were celebrating Wembley glory, now they are preparing for a game at Fratton Park, for many sides this could be seen as a downgrade, but not for them. Following their FA Vase triumph last year, Sholing have endured a difficult season but can

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Solent FC ready for Southampton Senior Cup Final at St. Mary’s

  SOLENT FC players Glodi Nakanda and Josh Brimacombe claim the team are fully prepared for Wednesday’s Southampton Senior Cup final against Hamble Club at St Mary’s. After cementing their place in the final last month, Solent travelled to Spain for a short break and managed