Eighteen Saints legends tell the stories behind their favourite ever games for the club - enabling fans of all ages to relive these magic moments through the eyes and emotions of the men who were there, pulling on the famous red-and-white stripes. From Alan Shearer's record-breaking debut hat-trick as a 17-year-old to Matt Le Tissier's last ever goal at the Dell, which reduced grown men to tears, here are personal stories never before told. FA Cup winning captain Peter Rodrigues recalls the day Saints shocked the sporting world by beating Manchester United in the 1976 final while goal-machine Rickie Lambert reveals how despair turned to joy with his first Premier League goal. Steve Moran shares a no-holds-barred insight into the south coast derby while Terry Paine, Theo Walcott and Marian Pahars also turn in characteristic star performances, winding back the clock to relive treasured memories of the Match of Their Lives.
News agency proprietor Alex Crook has been covering south coast football for the national press since 2002, and works as a matchday commentator for TalkSport Live. Lifelong Saints fan Joe Batchelor was born a stone's throw from St Mary's Stadium, and has been covering the club for the national papers since their return to the Premier League.