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On This Day: December 3rd

Today we’re going back to 1927 and a home game against Bradford City.

SOUTHPORT 5 – 1 BRADFORD CITY

Attendance: 3841

Southport Line-Up: Harry Beadles, Tommy ‘Topping’ Sinclair, Joe Laws, Tommy Tait, Harry Marshall, Ted Worrall, Jock Devine, Jack Martin, Billy ‘Salty’ Halsall, Jack Saxton, George Jones,
Goals: Harry Beadles, Harry Beadles, Harry Marshall, Tommy Tait, Joe Laws,

This was the first season in which the Sandgrounders wore black and white stripes changing from their usual red shirts.

After winning their first two home games, but failing to record a victory in any of the next seven matches their season picked up just in time for the F.A. Cup and this game against Bradford was in the middle of run of seven successive wins up to Christmas.

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