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Southampton players donate wages to charity after 9-0 defeat

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Southampton players and coaching staff have agreed to donate a day’s wages to charity after their 9-0 humiliation by Leicester City on Friday.

Only Ayoze Perez and Jamie Vardy scored hat-tricks at St Mary’s Stadium, while Ben Chilwell, Youri Tielemans and James Maddison were on target in the record win as well.

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It was Southampton’s heaviest defeat ever in all competitions and was the biggest victory recorded by an away side in an English top-flight league match in the 131-year history of the Football League.

The saints ended the weekend in the Premier League’s bottom three and their first-team members have taken steps to make amends with supporters.

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The south coast club announced on their official website on Sunday that all first-team Southampton Players will donate Friday’s wages to Saints Foundation, which works within the community to transform the lives of adults and children through the use of sport.

Read also: Southampton Coach Hasenhuttl Apologizes After His Side’s 9-0 Humiliation

Southampton are back in action on Tuesday with a trip to Manchester City in the EFL Cup and return to the Etihad Stadium on Saturday for their next Premier League outing.

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