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Chris Marsden

Chris Marsden led Southampton out at their last FA Cup final when Robert Pires and Arsenal broke the Saints' hearts in Cardiff... now he's backing James Ward-Prowse and Co to go one better and win it ahead of their semi-final showdown with Leicester

Chris Marsden was the last man to lead Southampton out at an FA Cup final – and he is backing James Ward-Prowse to go a step further and lift the trophy. Italians have a word for players like Marsden: bandiere. It means flag-bearer, a fan on the pitch. While it is often used to describe one-club men, it is also used to describe those who become synonymous with a team.
Picture for Chris Marsden led Southampton out at their last FA Cup final when Robert Pires and Arsenal broke the Saints' hearts in Cardiff... now he's backing James Ward-Prowse and Co to go one better and win it ahead of their semi-final showdown with Leicester