UK time is: 04:07:55
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

The Saints Trust Net 1885 Shares

The recently formed Saints Trust has announced the purchase of its first shares in Southampton Football Club today.

The Trust was created to give fans a louder voice in the dealings at the club.

The money recieved from initial membership fees and donations has been used to buy 1885 shares; the number symbolising the year the club were formed.

In a press statement today The Saints Trust said:

The Saints Trust today announced the purchase of 1885 shares in Southampton Leisure Holdings, celebrating the year Southampton Football Club was founded. The share purchase gives all Saints fans a chance to own a share of the club as members of the Saints Trust.

The shares will be added to the proxy shares already held by the Trust giving fans a growing voice in how the club is run. There are plans to purchase more shares in Southampton Leisure Holdings as membership of the Trust increases.

Saints Trust Chairman Steve Godwin:

“The purchase of 1885 shares in Southampton Leisure Holdings by the Saints Trust is a major step forward for all fans of Southampton Football Club. It gives the average fan on the terrace a voice in the way the club is run. Right now that voice is only a whisper but in time it will grow to be roar”.

“We decided to buy 1885 shares to commemorate the foundation of the club and as a symbol to remind everyone that the club belongs to the fans above all else. It was set up by supporters in 1885 and that should not be forgotten in this modern age”.

To join or find out more about The Saints Trust Click Here




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Stef C Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday March 14 2006

Time: 11:18AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
1885 - You are older than Pompey....there again I suppose it shows.
pompeygray
Report Abuse
19/03/2006 11:30:00

dont be nasty gray, just cos theyre struggling now! how long were they above you for?
vertigo_red
Report Abuse
13/04/2006 13:47:00

When will you hae enough to buy Rupert out?
miked_joker
Report Abuse
18/05/2006 23:49:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Southampton Articles

Southampton Tickets Priced Too High? (Saturday March 28 2015)

Bertrand Gets England Call Up (Saturday March 28 2015)

Wanyama Excited By European Challenge (Thursday March 26 2015)

Successful Knee Surgery For Forster (Wednesday March 25 2015)

Cropper Gets USA Call (Monday March 23 2015)

Archived Southampton Articles

List All Vital Saints Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Arsenal 30 18 6 6 27 60
4. Man Utd 30 17 8 5 25 59
5. Liverpool 30 16 6 8 12 54
6. Southampton 30 16 5 9 21 53
7. Spurs 30 16 5 9 5 53
8. Swansea 30 12 7 11 -4 43
9. West Ham 30 11 9 10 3 42

Breaking League News

Are Stoke the 14th biggest club?
» Stoke : 01/04/2015 20:00:00
Is Walcott on the Chelsea Radar?
» Chelsea : 01/04/2015 18:57:01
Rovers Hoping for Henry Return
» West Ham : 01/04/2015 18:50:01
Did You Watch England Last Night?
» West Ham : 01/04/2015 18:44:01
Hammers on the Trail of Onuoha
» West Ham : 01/04/2015 18:37:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Burnley MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Forster 2%
Clyne 0%
Fonte 0%
Alderweireld 0%
Bertrand 19%
S Davis 0%
Schneiderlin 0%
Long 0%
Mane 0%
Tadic 0%
Pelle 4%
Sub - K Davis 71%
Sub - Wanyama 4%