SAINTS is back with a special festive edition for Southampton’s Premier League meeting with Tottenham at St Mary’s.
Cover star Ché Adams is the subject of our latest feature interview, in which the striker discusses another year of progress in his career.
The departure of Danny Ings in the summer has seen the 25-year-old assume greater responsibility as the leader of Saints’ frontline, whilst also becoming a senior international with Scotland, playing every match at Euro 2020 and helping the Tartan Army qualify for next year’s World Cup play-offs.
Elsewhere, we take a look back over Saints’ finest victories of 2021 in a special end-of-year countdown. Which win has been your favourite over the past 12 months?
Manager Ralph Hasenhüttl discusses how his young team is developing all the time, while club legend Franny Benali calls on the home supporters to inspire their team as energy levels are tested to the max, with Saints in action for the second time in 48 hours.
Sam Tighe takes a tactical look at a Tottenham side rejuvenated under Antonio Conte, analsying how Saints can stop Spurs’ in-form attack, while the Junior Members quiz is sure to keep younger readers entertained.
Historian David Bull remembers the late John Sillett, Barry Webb highlights a former Spurs player who became a popular figure at St Mary’s, and Graham Hiley turns back the clock to Saints’ explosive return to the Championship against Leeds in 2011.
Supporters can pick up their Tottenham programme from one of the numerous sellers outside St Mary’s and inside the stadium concourse, enhancing your matchday experience for just £3.50.