Matt Kenny: Breaking the cycle

Matt Kenny has always cycled. However, unlike most people, he wasn’t cycling simply for sport or for enjoyment – he felt that he needed to ‘punish’ himself after going on a drinking binge. Matt struggled with alcoholism and addiction for years, and would enter periods of drinking for several days, which would only be broken […]

November fixtures for Pan Disability League recorded as a resounding success

Saints Foundation’s Pan Disability League has been a big hit during November’s fixtures, according to the players, parents and coaches who attended. Teams from across Hampshire get to enjoy the league once a month, and this month the adult teams played on Sunday 5th November, while the U12/U16s teams met on Sunday 19th November. “It’s really […]

Poppy Appeal shirts up for auction!

It’s the time of the year again when Saints fans have the opportunity to bid for an exclusive Poppy Appeal home shirt from Southampton’s home game against Burnley. Bidding is now under way for 21 signed Saints shirts, all emblazoned with the Remembrance Sunday poppy. A mixture of match-worn, match issued and unworn are up for grabs […]

Lionel Topp: A new lease of life

Having led a rich and varied life that included serving in the Navy during the Second World War, travelling the world, and then being a member of the Masons for 42 years, Lionel, 94, was then thrust into isolation when he became widowed several years ago. With many of his friends being too old to […]

New Premier League Works cohort off to a flyer

With just under a month of the latest Premier League Works programme underway, our latest cohort already have some valuable new skills under their belts. The Premier League Works programme offers young adults, who are not in education, training or employment, the opportunity to take part in an 12-week ‘back-to- work’ programme based at St Mary’s. The […]

Teams confirmed for A Game of Two Halves

With just over a week to go until A Game of Two Halves returns to St Mary’s, Saints Foundation are delighted to have announced the full lineup for this seasons event. Following on from it’s successful debut in March 2017, a team of Saints Superstars will be taking on a team of Legends in a […]

Saints Foundation host literacy event at St Mary's

Saints Foundation recently welcomed 120 primary school pupils to St Mary’s to participate in a special literacy event. As part of the Premier League Primary Stars programme, pupils from 12 local schools were invited to get involved in an engaging and creative day of workshops at the home of Southampton FC. The pupils were treated […]