Southampton Football Club is an English professional football that competes in the English Premier League (EPL) – the top tier of English football. The Hampshire-based club is one of the founding members of the EPL in 1992.
Their home ground since 2001 is St Mary’s Stadium, prior to which they were based at The Dell. The club has been nicknamed “The Saints” since its inception in 1885 due to its history as a church football team, founded as St. Mary’s Church of England Young Men’s Association.
- English Premier League status – the most watched league in the world. In 2018/19, the EPL was watched by more than the audiences of La Liga and Bundesliga combined.
- A dedicated total audience of 5.76 million social media followers worldwide.
- 46% of fans living in the UK are aware of every EPL clubs’ front of shirt partner, while on a global scale that figure sits at an impressive 35%.
- Over 135 years of history and a long line of legendary Southampton players in the annals of English football.
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