Southampton FC have been known as The Saints since their inception in 1885 due to its history as a church football team, founded as St Mary’s Church of England Young Men’s Association (or St Mary’s Y.M.A.)
• Football League Division One: Runners-up: 1983–84
• Football League Division Two / Football League Championship: Runners-up: 1965–66, 1977–78, 2011–12
• Football League Division Three / Football League One: Champions: 1959–60 Runners-up: 2010–11
• FA Cup: Winners: 1976 Runners-up: 1900, 1902, 2003
• League Cup: Runners-up: 1979
• FA Community Shield: Runners-up: 1976
• Football League Trophy: Winners: 2010
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The Saints' anthem is the popular sport tune When the Saints Go Marching In, and since the club's official nickname is "the Saints", they are one of only a few teams who do not change the original lyrics.
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