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On This Day: April 11th

Alan Spence and Colin Alty each scored a brace of goals on the way to recording a 5-1 win over Lincoln City on this day in 1966.

Having fallen to defeat to Sincil Bank on Good Friday, this Easter Monday win was all the sweeter and left the Sandgrounders just 4 points short of a record Fourth Division haul, and firmly on course for promotion.

SOUTHPORT 5 – 1 LINCOLN CITY

Stadium: Haig Avenue
Competition: League
Date: 11/04/1966
Attendance: 3844

Southport Line-Up: Alex ParkerAmby ClarkeArthur PeatAlex RussellRon SmithColin AltyJim FryattFred MolyneuxAlan SpenceAlbert LordTerry McDonald
Goals: Alan SpenceAlan SpenceColin AltyColin AltyTerry McDonald

Liverpool Echo – Tuesday 12 April 1966

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