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Fonte a true Saint and a true star

Southampton captain Jose Fonte is the antithesis of the modern footballer and a deserved Player of the Year, writes FanZoner Ben Stanfield.

Super Saints making their mark

Southampton FanZoner Ben Stanfield reflects on the win at Manchester United and assesses his side's chances for the rest of the season.

Christmas cheer high at Saints

With the Christmas fixture list looming, Southampton FanZoner Ben Stanfield looks back on the first half of the season in his own unique way.

Saints duo deserve PL gongs

Southampton FanZoner Ben Stanfield is delighted to see boss Ronald Koeman and striker Graziano Pelle named PL manager and player of the month.

Saints look good despite tough window

Southampton FanZoner Ben Stanfield is feeling upbeat despite a difficult and at times chaotic transfer window for the Saints.

Demoralising Saints exodus just the start

After a tough summer so far at Southampton, FanZoner Ben Stanfield bemoans the recent sales & examines a potentially bleak future at St Mary's.

Duo leave Saints with best wishes

Southampton FanZoner Ben Stanfield has no hard feelings towards Rickie Lambert or Luke Shaw after their 'dream' moves away from the club.

Koeman coup would be Saintly

Southampton FanZoner Ben Stanfield is relishing the prospect of his childhood hero Ronald Koeman potentially becoming the new Saints boss.

Saints reaching major crossroads

Southampton FanZoner Ben Stanfield believes the end of the current season spells a crucial period in the future stability of the club.

Plenty of reasons to be cheerful

Southampton FanZoner Ben Stanfield sees plenty of reasons to be cheerful and refutes the idea that Saints are in turmoil.

Saints youth policy to be admired

Southampton FanZoner Ben Stanfield evaluates the season so far, expressing pride in the club's youth policy, and the need for defensive cover.

England safe in Saints' hands

Southampton FanZoner Ben Stanfield hails the hard work the club has done to get the trio of Saints players on the international stage.

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Gossip: Spurs eye United duo & McCarthy

Tottenham to try for Ashley Young, Javier Hernandez and James McCarthy, plus Dimitar Berbatov to Aston Villa are Wednesday's...

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"Within the next 7-10 days I have been told Man Utd will sell Angel Di Maria to PSG and in that time......" red devil 1978

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Roy's Rio rhythm needs a Mersey beat

Eight of England's starting XI for their first World Cup game should come from Liverpool and Everton, says TEAMtalk Editor...

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