Southampton archives April 2012

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Southampton goalkeeper Kelvin Davis is thrilled to get the chance to test himself in the Premier League once again.

Nigel Adkins revealed his disappointment at failing to win the Championship title despite clinching automatic promotion back to the Premier League.

Nigel Adkins admitted he would enjoy a glass of bubbly after guiding his Southampton side to "something special" - promotion to the Barclays Premier League.

Southampton secured their return to the Barclays Premier League after a seven-year absence with a comfortable 4-0 win against already-relegated Coventry.

Southampton will set a club-record attendance at St Mary's this weekend as they aim to seal promotion back to the Barclays Premier League.

Jack Cork insists Southampton have "no excuses" as they go in search of a promotion-clinching victory against Coventry on Saturday.

Southampton's final match of the season at home to Coventry will be shown live on BBC One.

Merouane Zemmama struck a second-half winner as Middlesbrough came from behind to secure a 2-1 victory and keep their npower Championship play-off hopes alive.

Morgan Schneiderlin and Jos Hooiveld are expected to be fit for Southampton as they attempt to secure promotion back to the Premier League at Middlesbrough.

Nigel Adkins refuses to settle for just winning promotion after seeing Saints power to within touching distance of the Premier League.

Adam Le Fondre came off the bench to fire Reading ever closer to the Barclays Premier League following a 3-1 win at promotion rivals Southampton.

Southampton manager Nigel Adkins insists his side are still on track for promotion despite today's late heartache in the south coast derby with Portsmouth.

Leaders Southampton hope to welcome back top scorer Rickie Lambert for the derby showdown with Portsmouth.