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Brighton salvage draw with late, late goal

Brighton left it late - in their match at home to Derby County. The visitors scored in the 70th minute and 10 minutes later Brighton defender Lewis Dunk was sent off. But in the 94th minute James Wilson grabbed an equaliser. The Seagulls go to promotion rivals Middlesbrough on Saturday. Both teams know a win will secure automatic promotion to the Premier League.

James Wilson celebrates scoring late goal Credit: P.A.


Olympic stars have golden day

The British Olympic team have picked up 4 medals in one of the major build-up events in France.

Weymouth sailors Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark scooped gold in the 470's. Bryony Shaw, from Tunbridge Wells, won silver in the women's RSX. While there was bronze for Weymouth's Nick Dempsey in the men's RSX and for Weymouth's Alison Young in the Laser radial.

Great day for Saints fans: A 4-2 win and an emotional trip down memory lane

Thousands turned out to recreate the 1976 celebrations Credit: ITV

Thousands of Southampton fans have been in the city today to mark the 40th anniversary of the club's famous FA Cup win.

Many of the players and the manager from the 1976 team were reunited on an open top bus which drove through the streets.

They finished up at St Mary's, where the present team proved their no slouches by beating Manchester City 4-2, including a hat-trick from Mané.

Richard Jones reports.

He spoke to FA Cup winners Nick Holmes and Hugh Fisher, manager Laurie McMenemy, and Bobby Stokes' widow Jan.

Saints' 1976 FA Cup win parade to be recreated

Open top bus parade through Spouthampton in 1976 after Saints' FA Cup win

A goal from Bobby Stokes sparked amazing crowd scenes in 1976, the year in which Southampton Football Club won the the FA Cup.

The parade is being recreated this Sunday - 1st May 2016 - with players of the time back onboard that bus. Among the footballers we spoke to ahead the event are Jim Steele, Hugh Fisher, Nick Holmes and David Peach.

Remembering footballer Bobby Stokes as Saints mark 40th anniversary of FA Cup win

Bobby Stokes holds the FA Cup high after Southampton FC's 1976 win

This weekend marks the 40th anniversary of Southampton's F.A. Cup win of 1976. The city's streets were lined with fans celebrating.

It was thanks to a goal by Bobby Stokes, a man who was loved by both Southampton and Portsmouth fans. Andrew Pate spoke to Mark Sanderson, the author of a new book about Bobby's life.


Oxford United manager: All we want to focus on is the next two games

Oxford United face Carlisle at the weekend

Oxford United Football Club's players could secure promotion from League Two if they win at Carlisle on Saturday and other results go their way.

The football club has two league matches remaining and if the side wins both, the players will definitely secure promotion. But if results go badly, Bristol Rovers and Plymouth are among the clubs hoping to exploit any slips. Chris Maughan spoke to the U's manager Michael Appleton before the team set off for Carlisle.

Legend's FA Cup goal story to be published, 40 years on

Bobby's goal in the 83rd-minute propelled Southampton to victory Credit: ITV News Meridian

The story of Bobby Stokes - the man who scored the most famous goal in Southampton Football Club's history - is being published next week.

The legendary footballer was born in Portsmouth. He went on to score during the 1976 FA Cup Final against Manchester United. He died in 1995.

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