Southampton F.C. players: Captain James Ward-Prowse is the best player in the 2020-21 season
Who is the best player of Southampton F.C. in the 2020-21 season?
Captain James Ward-Prowse is the best player of The Saints in the recent season. He has been chosen for two awards, the Virgin Media Fans’ Player of the Season and Players’ Player of the Season. It seems that James is not only a favorite of his fans but also his teammates.
During the season, Southampton’s captain accompanied the team in every match and contributed nine goals and seven assists. He was almost to get the Sportsbet.io Goal of the Season trophy, but he missed out on an incredible hat-trick. James Ward-Prowse is currently Southampton's highest market value with €30.00m.
Jannik Vestergaard is also a key player of The Saints with €18.00m market value. In this season, he finished with three goals, provided three assists, and 171 pass interceptions.
Southampton F.C. in a nutshell
This section will find out the basic information about Southampton Football Club to understand more about how they were established and what they have obtained since their inception.
Southampton Football Club (Southampton F.C. or The Saints) is an English professional club based in the namesake city, Hampshire in South East England. The club was founded on 21 November 1885 as St. Mary’s Y.M.A. The club is known as the nickname “The Saints” because of their history as a church football team, hence the initial name of the club St.Mary’s Church of England Young Men’s Association.
Southampton used to play at The Dell from 1898 to 2001. They started playing at St Mary’s Stadium in August 2001 as their home ground with a 32,689 capacity. The club is currently under the leadership of head coach Ralph Hasenhuttl (since 2018) and is owned by Gao Jisheng.
The Saints were one of the founding members of the prestigious Premier League. They have spent most of their senior career in the First Division since their promotion to this top-flight competition in 1966, which is the Premier League since the 1992-93 season. They participated in this top-notch league for the longest period of 27 consecutive seasons from 1978 to 2005. Southampton reached the highest place as the runners-up in the 1983-84 First Division.
For detailed information about the achievements of Southampton during their history, look below:
Football League Division One / Premier League
- 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: 1920–21, 2010–11
Football League Third Division South
- Champions: 1921–22
- Champions: 1896–97, 1897–98, 1898–99, 1900–01, 1902–03, 1903–04
- Runners-up: 1903–04, 1905–06, 1907–08
- Section A Winners: 1907–08
- Winners: 1975–76
- Runners-up: 1899–1900, 1901–02, 2002–03
- Runners-up: 1978–79, 2016–17
Full Members Cup
- Runners-up: 1991–92
FA Community Shield
- Runners-up: 1976
Football League Trophy
- Winners: 2009–10
- Runners-up: 1974–75
Anglo-Italian League Cup
- Runners-up: 1976
Anglo-Franco Friendship Cup
- Joint-Winners: 1961–62
Hampshire Senior Cup
- Winners: 1890–91, 1891–92, 1894–95
- Runners-up: 1892–93, 1893–94, 1895–96
National Fives Tournament
- Winners: 1971, 1983
- Runners-up: 1981
London Fives Tournament
- Runners-up: 1972