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Kit launch

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Saints have revealed their new kits for the 2018/2019 season, which will once again be supplied by Under Armour.

Watch the videos below for the kit launch and behind the scenes footage from the photoshoot.




Interview: Mark Hughes

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Interview with Saints boss Mark Hughes, who looks ahead to the 2018/2019 season.

Hughes signs three-year deal

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Southampton have announced that Mark Hughes has signed a contract with the club on a three-year deal after he helped guide Saints to Premier League safety.

A club statement read:

"Mark and his team had a massive impact from the first day on the players, staff and fans alike, and was able to pull together everyone involved with the club to deliver the results needed.

"It is important now, under Mark’s leadership, for everyone to move into the new season with a renewed focus and energy alongside the continued and valuable support of our fans.

Assistant First Team Manager Mark Bowen and First Team Coach Eddie Niedzwiecki have also signed long-term contracts."

Hughes said: “Mark, Eddie and I are thrilled to have signed long-term contracts with the club. It was the only option we considered, having spent the last eight weeks with the club.

“Now it is vital that we take the unbelievable support we received from the fans during the last few games into next season. The staff a…

Southampton 0-1 Manchester City

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Saints confirmed their top-flight survival despite a narrow defeat on the final day. Gabriel Jesus sealed victory with a 94th minute winner to see champions Man City become the first team to reach 100 points in a Premier League season.

Swansea 0-1 Southampton

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Southampton secured a hugely important three points at Swansea to all but secure Premier League survival.

Manolo Gabbiadini came off the bench to settle the game with a crucial goal for Mark Hughes's side.
😍! #saintsfcpic.twitter.com/yPMpebG2RI — Southampton FC (@SouthamptonFC) May 8, 2018

Everton 1-1 Southampton

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Tom Davies struck for Everton deep into second half stoppage time to deny Saints all three points. Nathan Redmond had put Southampton a goal in front before Maya Yoshida was sent off late in the game.

Mark Hughes' side are now out of the bottom three on goal difference and level on points with Swansea ahead of a crucial game at the Liberty Stadium.

Reaction from Mark Hughes:


Southampton 2-1 Bournemouth

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Two goals from Dušan Tadić saw Southampton pick up a vital three points against Bournemouth at St Mary's.

Reaction from Tadic: “It’s a little bit of a relief. We are very happy because we showed great character when it was most difficult.

“Finally we have got three points and I need to say thank you to everyone. How our fans supported us, the players and the coaches – we were strong together.

“It’s tough to be strong together in difficult moments but finally we got the benefits of that.

“It was great. You always remember these kinds of moments because they gave us extra energy, they pushed us.

“We also gave them something to make the atmosphere warm and we stayed together.

“You can feel how important this win was for the club and everyone at Southampton.”
"The new coach gave us extra power and experience and finally we gave him something back. We need to be at our best when it is the most difficult."

Dusan Tadic with @AdamBlackmore 👇 #SaintsFCpic.twitter.com/rh42M0xvTF