IT was the year successful ex Saints Gareth Bale and Theo Walcott were born.

And non league football was going strong in Southampton in 1989 when teams from across Hampshire were photographed giving it their all each and every Saturday.

See if you can spot any familiar faces in our line-ups.

In professional football, the 1988/89 season saw Arsenal win their first league title for 18 years, beating defending champions Liverpool at Anfield to clinch the title on number of goals scored. Liverpool had won the FA Cup six days earlier and for the second season running missed out on the double. The season was overshadowed by the Hillsborough disaster and the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans.

Saints finished 13th with Jimmy Case the player of the season.