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On This Day: December 18th

On this day in 1971, Colchester United visited Haig Avenue during an injury crises which saw the Sandgrounders with only 13 available players, including 2 goalkeepers.

Southport however could rely on skipper John McPhee to rally the troups and three of the most famous players in ‘Port history stepped up with the goals that meant the points were in the bag

SOUTHPORT 3 – 0 COLCHESTER UNITED

Stadium: Haig Avenue
Competition: League
Date: 18/12/1971
Attendance: 2687

Southport Line-Up: Peter GregsonChris DunleavyBobby SibbaldJohn McPheeArthur PeatAlan KelleyNorrie LloydEric RedrobeJim FryattGeorge SharplesBilly Haydock,   
Goals: Eric RedrobeArthur PeatBobby Sibbald (Pen), 

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