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The Saints were formed by, amongst others, players from the old Dearney FC, which itself came into being in 1880. Most of those players were part of the congregation at St Mary's Church, after which their new stadium has been named. The team's most productive period was the late seventies and early eighties. They beat Manchester United 1-0 in the final of the FA Cup in 1976, and then, after a brief lull, they went on to finish runners-up in the old First Division in 1984. Fast Fact:Southampton's record fee received fro m a transfer is 8.1million pounds paid by Tottenham for Dean Richards in 2001
Southampton Solent University is a university of 19,000 students based in Southampton, United Kingdom. Its main campus is located on East Park Terrace near the city centre. This lively, modern university offers a wide range of undergraduate programmes, HNDs and Foundation Degrees, together with taught and research postgraduate degrees, professional and short courses. The university strives to work with local business and professional bodies to keep the qualifications it provides relevant and immediately useful upon grad uation.
Southampton is fast becoming one of the most popular leisure and cultural destinations in the south. Its appeal lies in its diverse nightlife, exciting retail opportunities, varied leisure facilities, superb heritage attractions and the charm of a bustling waterfront location. Over the centuries, the port of Southampton has seen every kind of sea craft and fostered every kind of seafaring. Southampton has always been the place to buy the best. Its superb mix of high quality shopping centres including the magnificent Wes tQuay, Marlands Shopping Centre, Bargate Centre and the West Quay Retail Park has elevated the city into the UK's top ten retail destinations
In 1943 the Junior Technical College opened as part of Southampton District School in Albert Road, it was renamed Southampton City College in 1995. The College is located at Southampton, England. The various subjects available at the College include art and design;beauty and complementary therapies;business, finance and administration;care and health studies;catering and hospitality;computer skills;construction;counseling;English;engineering;functional skills;hairdressing;health and safety;management and cu stomer care;maritime technology;manufacturing and AutoCAD;media and theatre;motor vehicle;teacher training;and travel and tourism.