He played as a centre-back. He is one of three footballing brothers, the other two being Andy and Brian.
Linighan began his career at Hartlepoo more...
In June 1965, with interest waning fast, no money to buy new players and the manager and trainer sacked, Southport were in dire straits when the board more...
1888/1889 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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In all statistics the club are referred to as Southport or Southport Football Club, however were known as Southport Central between June 1888 & July 1918 and Southport Vulcan between July 1918 & July 1919.