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    An online history of Southport Football Club

  • A History of Southport Football Club

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Closing Down

As you will have seen, updates on the site have slowed to the point of non-existence over the past 6 months. My commitments with the development of the youth system at the club have meant that I simply have too little time to keep it going. The signing of Billy Whittle from the Under 21s
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News Involving Former Sandgrounders (Summer 2015)

Mat Bailey leaves Nantwich T to rejoin AFC Telford Utd…again. Dominic Collins has left Southport and joined AFC Fylde Chris Holland swaps Guiseley AFC for AFC Telford Utd where will become the clubs new Player/Asst.Mananager. Tony McMillan rejoins Liam Watson at Stalybridge Celtic after leaving AFC Barrow. John-Paul Kissock leaves Whitehawk to join Ebbsfleet Utd.
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RIP Andy King (1956-2015)

We are saddened to learn of the death of former Sandgrounder Andy King who passed away earlier today of a heart attack.

News Involving Former Sandgrounders (May 2015)

We’re only a handful of days into May and there’s been plenty of action so far. In the Championship David Raya Martin has signed a new 3 year contract with Blackburn Rovers where he has been joined in the first team by John O’Sullivan. Rotherham however have released Tony Thompson who finished the season on
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Brabin Appointed Tranmere Manager

Former Cambridge, Luton and Southport boss named new Tranmere manager The 44-year-old ex-midfielder started his managerial career with Southport in 2008, achieving immediate success by guiding them into the play-offs, before joining Cambridge. At Cambridge he got the club to the play-off finals in his first season in charge before being voted Conference Manager of
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Shaun Whalley arrested in connection with alleged assault

Shaun Whalley was arrested in the early hours of Monday morning in connection with an alleged assault in Berkshire. Shaun Whalley, who now plays for Luton Town Football Club after leaving Southport FC in 2013, was arrested in connection with the alleged incident in the early hours of Monday morning. On Monday, fellow Luton Town
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The class of 2005 – TIY Confirms Championship Reunion

Any championship-winning season is special, but for Southport fans the Conference North title victory of 2004/05 is remembered with particular fondness. 10 years ago, the Sandgrounders triumphed as an epic promotion race reached a thrilling conclusion, winning the league on the final day of a memorable campaign. In almost 125 years of history this was
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News Involving Former Sandgrounders (April 2015)

With the transfer window firmly shut for the season at the end of March, April’s update was always going to be a smaller one. However, it’s a good one. It is understood, although unconfirmed, that Drew Lewis will be joining Aston Villa following a successful trial. He is very much in the one sub wonder
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News involving former Sandgrounders (March 2015)

Russell Benjamin has been sentenced to a number of years in prison for Drugs related offences. Liam Willis has joined Marine on loan from Barrow. Zack Hibbert has left Salford C to join Clitheroe Emmanuel Monthe Heybridge Swifts to Hayes & Yeading Utd Vinny Mukendi had a busy month leaving Nantwich T to move to
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Recent Comments

John Lindsay

Jack Lindsay (Player Profile)
My father played for Southport and scored a hat trick in3 minutes against Scunthorpe. It was... January 21, 2016 at 8:22AM - (John Lindsay)

Daniel Hayes

Match Details v ALDERSHOT TOWN 14-03-2015
A much needed 3 points! March 16, 2015 at 8:39AM - (Daniel Hayes)


RIP Brian Reeves (1939-2014)
It saddened me to read about the death of Brian Reeves and the lonely tribute that has been... February 3, 2015 at 10:30AM - (Devonian)


Last 5 Games on this day in history

Home Team
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League / Conference North
FA Cup / 4Q
FA Cup / 4Q
FA Cup / 4QR