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Chairman Charles Clapham MBE Resigns from Club Board

A Statement published this morning on the Club's official website www.southportfc.net has confirmed the resignation of Chairman Charles Clapham and Vice chairman Sam Shrouder with immediate effect. The full statement is as follows: At yesterday’s Board Meeting the first item on the agenda was the future position of the Club going forward.It

Joe Thompson diagnosed with Cancer for second time

We are saddened to learn that former Loanee Joe Thompson has been diagnosed with Cancer for a second time and we wish him all the best with his battle. Thompson joined the Sandgrounders on a month's loan from Bury in February 2015 and played 4 games for the Sandgrounders. After returning to

Southport FC Exhibition at the Atkinson

Trust in Yellow is delighted to announce that there will be an exhibition about Southport FC at The Atkinson from the end of this month (March 2017). The exhibition will feature the entire history of the club but will have a particular focus on the 1966/67 promotion season under Billy Bingham,

My 25 years as a fan

​25 years I've been watching Southport Football Club.... It sounds a long time.  It sounds even longer when I think that I started supporting the club about 6 or 7 years before most of the lads I'm now coaching were born! My first football experience was when I was 3 years old. My

Illuminating times

  In a fascinating article published last year in the Southport Visiter Michael Braham looks back at the history of floodlit football matches in Southport: Southport Football Club were among the last Football League Clubs to have floodlights installed in January 1962 and yet the Southport Central Club pioneered floodlit football more

It’s just champion for Lancashire

​The following article was published in the Daily Mirror in May 1973 SOCCER’S record books are studded with the towering successes of Lancashire clubs. But, with due respect to the League and Cup giants of the past, there’s never been anything to compare with this season’s four-fold title triumph of Liverpool,

Brian Pritchard – Mental health taboo still to be broken in football

A managerial appointment in the Welsh first division wouldn't usually make a follower of Southport sit up and take notice, but when it's a former player it's always a little different.   In November, Conwy Borough  appointed former Southport centre-half Brian Pritchard as their new first team manager. He had originally started the

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