Vital Football

Latest Southampton FC News

Saints miss out on Halls

Saints miss out on Halls

Saints have missed out on signing Stoke defender John Halls after Reading hijacked the deal at the last minute.

He had already had a medical and agreed terms with Saints before Steve Coppell matched Saints offer.

The fact The Royals can offer a great chance of Premiership football next season probably swung the deal in their favour.

Halls will cost Reading around £250,000. His contract at Stoke was due to expire in the summer and he'd made it clear to them he was looking for a new challenge.

Writer:Stef C
Date:Thursday January 19 2006
Time: 12:52PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Southampton Articles

Romeu & Austin On First Win

Oriol Romeu and Charlie Austin have both been reflecting on Southampton's first Premier League win of the new season following victory over West Ham at the weekend.

Pellegrino's Relief With West Ham Win

Manager Mauricio Pellegrino has admitted that Southampton 'got out of jail' with the late winner against West Ham at the weekend.

Vital View - Premier League - 19th August 2017

The Premier League season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend, 19th.

Stats: Southampton v West Ham

All the stats from Southampton (3) vs (2) West Ham, St Mary's Stadium, 19/8/17 Att: 31,424

Archived Vital Saints Articles

Vital Saints articles from

Site Journalists

SFC Forever
no email
Vital Saint
Editor email
Matt Gardner
no email

Current Poll (see more polls)

West Ham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Sub - Ward-Prowse0%
Sub - Long0%
Sub - Austin0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Southampton Results (view all)

Southampton Fixtures (view all)

Vital Football Comment