Bale, Walcott, Le Tiss And Other Southampton Stars Past And Present Gather To Gush About…Southampton (Video)

Chris Wright

5th, November 2014


By Chris Wright

To coincide with the club launching their brand new training facility, Southampton have approached Saints both past and present to share their memories of spending their formative years on the south coast.

The likes of Gareth Bale, Theo Walcott, Rickie Lambert and Matt Le Tissier all showed up for a good gush, as well as current players like old-timer Kelvin Davis, emergent youngster Matt Targett and Morgan Schneiderlin- who famously threw a tantrum and accused Southampton of “destroying his career” when they refused to let him leave for Tottenham this July just gone…

Seriously though, English football has an awful lot to thank the Southampton production line for – this is the academy that produced Chris Baird after all.


Should you wish to delve further, here’s a lengthy look around Southampton’s new £40million training hub – the snappily-titled Markus Liebherr Pavilion…

(Via Southampton FC)

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  1. Jack says:

    Great video and a fitting tribute to the best academy in the UK right now.

  2. Steve says:

    Oh Chris, you really are the master of sarcasm and irony aren’t you? Guffaw, guffaw!!! What a utter P****!! (Plank if you like).

    If ever there’s a Academy to ‘gush’ over it’s Southampton’s – fabulous job guy’s!!

    Thank you, and utter respect to the Liebherr family.

  3. David_of_Chaam says:

    You sound bitter little one , who do you follow or does it depend who is the most successful at the current time ? Cannot see a long term plan hence your sarcastic tones you sick kitten.

  4. mar clutterbrook says:

    absolutely stunning, and amazing to name it after the main man markus. les reed and ralph kreuger and also katherina have done a better than amazing job behind the scenes. my hat goes off to you all. never been more excited to be a saints fan in 40 all the staff working behyind the scenes are doing an amazing job too. coyr

  5. Kingsland101 says:

    @David. He supports Forest, so you can’t really blame him.

    I didn’t take any offense. Great to be a Saint right now.

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