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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

​Gordon Hunt

​GORDON HUNT -AN APPRECIATION Southport Football Club's period of membership of the Football League spanned 57 years; for one man to have worked for a football club-anq frequently a struggling club at that-over no fewer than 53 of those years is quite exceptional; but few men are as dedicated and loyal

Walter Giller

If the decline of Southport could be attributed to one man, Giller would be the obvious candidate. “He was bombastic and brash,” Hughie Fisher says. “His attitude was ‘I’m the chairman and I’m always right’, even when it was obvious he was wrong. He was a difficult man to work

Charlie Clapham

Reproduced with the kind permission of Trust In Yellow from the complete non-league history of Southport FC 1978-2008 He says it began as nothing more than a 'hobby', but after 24 years at the helm, Charlie Clapham's enthusiasm for Southport Football Club remains as strong as ever. After entering the

Ken Hilton

KEN HILTON secretary at Southport Football Club from May 1997 to date having been poached from Skelmersdale, in what some say is the best signing ever made by Southport Football Club. Someone once asked if Ken has any legs as every time you come to the club whether it be

Barry Hedley

When you look at people who have made a significant off field contribution you must include BARRY HEDLEY Director, groundsman, what hasn't Barry turned his hand to since his arrival at the club in the early eighties. Barry was appointed as Vice Chairman under Gary Culshaw in 1982. Barry has

Derek Hitchcock

DEREK HITCHCOCK was involved with the club boy and man, as a supporter since the age of four before taking on the Commercial Manager's role on a full time basis. He gave up a safe and secure career in the Civil Service to take up the Commercial Manager's role. Derek

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