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Southampton fans have stuck with the team during their seven-year absence from the Premier League.
Southampton's St. Mary's Stadium is in the bottom half of the Premier League as far as seating capacity goes, but don't let the small size fool you into thinking the passion of the fan base isn't there.
The capacity of just over 32,600 is actually quite large considering the Southampton urban area itself only has around 304,000 people. That means 10 percent of the area population is showing up for a match, given Southampton's current average attendance of 30,642.
The fans are quite supportive, even when times aren't so good. Last season in the Championship, Southampton were second in average attendance, with 26,419 people turning up per match.
Despite the four straight losses to start the league campaign, fans were heard chanting "There's Only One Nigel Adkins" in support of the manager. Adkins twice rose from the bench to applaud the fans during the match thanking them for the support.
When you are in danger of losing the club you love, as Southampton fans were in danger of in 2009, you treasure what you have even more. In administration, relegated to League One and within weeks of facing a winding up order, Southampton were rescued by Markus Liebherr. Four straight losses is a drop in the bucket compared to extinction.