A tough uncompromising centre half Derek played for Everton, Altrincham, Stafford Rangers, Oswestry, Bangor City and Chorley before more...
Having been appointed to replace fans favourite Steve Joel, in the January of 1997, taking over from caretaker Peter Davenport, himself overlooked for more...
2013/2014 TOP appearances
A number of Profiles on this site are referenced and reproduced with Permission from
- The Sandgrounders: The Complete League History of Southport F. C., by Michael Braham and Geoff Wilde (Palatine Books, 1995). ISBN 978-1-874181-14-9
- The Complete Non-League History of Southport Football Club 1978 - 2008, by Trust in Yellow (Legends Publishing, 2008). ISBN 978-1-906796-01-3
Particular thanks to Geoff Wilde, Michael Braham and Rob Urwin.
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