After their 9-0 defeat to Leicester, Southampton players, coaches to forfeit wages
Southampton players and coaching staff have agreed to donate their wages to charity, after their 9-0 defeat to Leicester City last Friday.
The revelation was made by the club in a statement released after the embarrassing loss. Leicester recorded the biggest English top-flight away win, by thrashing 10-man Southampton at St Mary’s.
Ayoze Perez and Jamie Vardy both netted hat-tricks, as the Saints sufered their worst home defeat in their 133-year history.
“The squad has been working on putting things right for the club’s supporters.
“As the first step towards that, the group has decided that they wish to donate their wages from the day of the Leicester game to Saints Foundation, in order to help the vital work that is conducted by the charity,” Southampton said in a statement.