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On This Day: February 25th

On this day in 1928, Durham City were the visitors to Haig Avenue. With a number of injury concerns the forward line was in doubt right up until kick off.

In 1927/28 Southport switched away from their traditional Red to play in black & white stripes. It was a season of mixed fortune but in ten League games, from mid-January to mid-March (this game included), they only suffered one defeat and eventually finished in eighth place in the League.

SOUTHPORT 3 – 1 DURHAM CITY

Stadium: Haig Avenue
Competition: League
Date: 25/02/1928
Attendance: 3142

Southport Line-Up: Harry BeadlesBilly HamiltonGeorge ShawJoe LawsTommy ‘Topping’ SinclairHarry MarshallTed WorrallJock DevineJack MartinBilly ‘Salty’ HalsallJack Saxton,  
Goals: Billy HamiltonHarry BeadlesJack Martin

Star Green ‘un – Saturday 25 February 1928
Liverpool Echo – Saturday 25 February 1928

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