Southport gave an effective answer to those who thought that their performances would be affected by the fire at Haig Avenue when all their playing equipment was destroyed along with the club‘s grandstand, dressing rooms and offices. In the first game after the fire Southport extended their unbeaten run to
It's now quite widely known that for a short period Southport played under the guise of"Southport Vulcan" but many people still ask the question of what happened to the Vulcan name and why it was dropped.
The following information was first published over a series of match day programmes in the
The early 80s were the most turbulent period of time in the clubs history. After exiting the football league the club found itself not battling for re-election/promotion but for its own existence.
The club was on its knees.
The following series of articles chart that period of time through the