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August 6, 2020
Covid-19 Advice

We hope that you are staying safe during these strange times. We have tried to keep in contact with Southampton FC during the lockdown, but with their staff working away from St Mary’s, that has proved difficult. The new 2020/21 Premier League season is due to start on September 12th 2020, and supporters may be […]

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December 7, 2020
Supporters return to St Mary's

Supporters are now allowed back to St Mary's, although at a reduced capacity. The SDSA polled its members on what worries they had about returning to St Mary’s, and we recently discussed these with the club.  During this meeting we were given reassurances that everything that could be done for all supporters to be safe […]

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December 3, 2020
SDSA asked for views on disabled supporter return

The Sportsday tonight programme on the BBC News Channel on Wednesday 2nd December discussed supporters returning to football stadiums and when the subject of disabled supporters and how they might feel returning, our Chairman, Andy Mather, was asked to give his views. You can see what he says in the video below. As the most […]

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October 2, 2020
Jamie Isherwood Memorial Shield

TRIBUTES flooded in to Southampton Football club and the local paper for a young Saints fan who passed away suddenly in September 2017 aged just 23. Jamie Isherwood who was a care support worker, died of a suspected heart attack. Jamie was from Thornhill in Southampton and was a Saints Disabled Supporters’ Association (SDSA) member […]

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September 18, 2020
Return to St Mary's Stage 1

Saints have started to arrange the return of supporters to St Mary’s, although no date for return has been decided, and it will depend on Premier League and Government guidance. Initially, Saints require season ticket holders to login into their ticketing account by 4pm on Wednesday 23rd September to opt in or out of the […]

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August 21, 2020
Saints Fixtures 2020/21

The fixtures for the 2020/21 season have been released. There is still no confirmation as to when supporters will be allowed back to watch games, but we will continue with our discussions with Southampton FC. Home Away Arsenal 28 January 2021 Drew 1-1 Aston Villa 30 January 2021 Won 3-4 Brighton & Hove Albion 13 […]

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July 27, 2020
Ticket Refunds 2020/21

Southampton FC have announced plans for refunding supporters as a result of the Covid-19 Pandemic resulting in a postponement of the Premier League season. All fans who have bought tickets will have their bookings refunded directly. Season Ticket holders will have to wait until June 15th but the current options are: Credit applied to 2020/2021 […]

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November 21, 2019
Boccia Sponsorship Presentation

On 21st November 2019, our vice-chair Mark Harpur and sponsorship representative Mark Carter, presented a cheque for £500 to the Team Solent Boccia Team. For those not familiar with Boccia (pronounced bot-cha), it is a game solely for disabled participants and is similar to bowls.  It was introduced in the 1984 Paralympics and for more […]

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November 10, 2019
Sholing Pan Disability Sponsorship

Sholing FC was part of the inaugural Hampshire Pan Disability League in 2017 which was set up by the Saints Foundation.  Sholing FC set up an adult pan disability team with players having disabilities ranging from autism to cerebral palsy but this does not hold them back from having loads of fun and enjoying a […]

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