MANY local children may have had the day off school and the occasional adult may have had the privilege of a snow day – but that certainly wasn’t the case for Saints FC.

Lawrie McMenemy’s squad took to Southampton Common in the snow to take part in rigorous training on January 3, 1979.

They slipped and slid on the white stuff as they honed their skills amid the chill.

How many players do you recognise?