SAINTS: Stephens stars in Newcastle programme

By SFC Media time Fri 26 Oct Saints v Newcastle
Photo by Matt Watson | Jack Stephens

Jack Stephens stars as the face of Saturday’s matchday programme when Southampton play host to Newcastle United at St Mary’s in the Premier League.

The defender, who hails from Cornwall, discusses his unique commute on matchdays via ferry crossing at his former club Plymouth Argyle, and the difficulties he’s faced in having to wait for his chance to impress as a Saint.

Elsewhere, Ryan Bertrand reveals the work that’s gone on behind the scenes to improve the team defensively, and how that came to fruition with a resolute display on the road at Bournemouth last time out.

Youngster Pascal Kpohomouh is the latest Academy starlet to tackle our 20-question challenge, while we go back in time with Sam Gallagher, to find out what he was saying about the club as a fresh-faced scholar.

Our history section continues to provide a welcome dose of nostalgia, as we take a trip to Senegal to remember some of Saints’ finest African imports.

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 30: Jack Stephens during a photoshoot for Southampton FC, on August 30, 2018 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Matt Watson/Southampton FC via Getty Images)
Stephens was reminded of his upbringing as he took a trip down the River Solent

There are eight pages of quizzes and games to entertain supporters young and old, as we test your knowledge of the club you love. Just don’t forget a pen to fill in the answers!

There is the traditional coverage of visitors Newcastle, including tactical insight from Bleacher Report’s Sam Tighe, while manager Mark Hughes and Saints legend Franny Benali bookend the magazine with their latest thoughts.

Pick up your matchday programme from one of the numerous sellers outside St Mary’s and inside the stadium concourse, with 84 pages of original features up for grabs for just £4.

Every issue is also available to buy online, including any you might miss over the course of the season, and there is also the option of a year-long subscription for a discounted price.

This season’s website for online sales is


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