On Good Friday 1928, Chesterfield were the visitors to Haig Avenue to face an out of form Southport. Southport had to rely on three amateurs to make up the side during a busy holiday period.
SOUTHPORT 2 – 1 CHESTERFIELD
Stadium: Haig Avenue
Southport Line-Up: Harry Beadles, Harry Banner, Joe Laws, Billy Warburton, Harry Lowe, Ted Worrall, Jack Martin, Billy ‘Salty’ Halsall, Bill Robinson, Andy James, Tommy ‘Topping’ Sinclair
Goals: Dennis (OG),Harry Beadles