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Club information: Southampton

Club information: Southampton
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Club information page for Southampton Football Club.

Full name: Southampton Football Club

Nicknames: The Saints

Founded: November 21, 1885 (as St. Mary's Y.M.A.)

Owners: Sport Republic

Stadium (capacity): St Mary's Stadium (32,384)

Most appearances: Terry Paine (816)

Most league appearances: Terry Paine (713)

Most goals: Mick Channon (228)

Most league goals: Mick Channon (185)

Youngest player: Theo Walcott (16 years 143 days vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers, August 6 2005)

Oldest player: Willy Caballero (41 years 122 days vs. Blackpool, January 28, 2023)

Biggest win: 14-0 vs. Newbury Town (FA Cup, October 13 1894)

Biggest league win: 8-0 vs. Northampton Town (Football League Third Division South, December 24 1921), 8-0 vs. Sunderland (Premier League, October 18 2014)

Biggest defeat: 0-9 vs. Leicester City (Premier League, October 25 2019), 9-0 vs. Manchester United (Premier League, February 2 2021)

Highest transfer fee paid: £22.4m - Tino Livramento from Chelsea (August 1, 2021)

Highest transfer fee received: £75m - Virgil van Dijk to Liverpool (January 1, 2018)


Third Division/League One (1): 1959-60

Third Division South (1): 1921-22

Southern League (6): 1896–97, 1897–98, 1898–99, 1900–01, 1902–03, 1903–04

FA Cup (1): 1976

Football League Trophy (1): 2009-10

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