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On This Day: January 11th

The uncertainty of football form was more than demonstrated on this day in 1947, where New Brighton who were strong favourites, were beaten by two clear goals by a Southport side that hadn’t won since 7th September.

SOUTHPORT 2 – 0 NEW BRIGHTON

Stadium: Haig Avenue
Competition: League
Date: 11/01/1947
Attendance: 4196

Southport Line-Up: Wilf BirkettJimmy GemmellKenny BanksJimmy CloughCec WylesJohnny LinakerMartin McDonnellTommy MycockHarry HarrisonJack PreeceHarry Hawkins,  
Goals: Harry HawkinsHarry Hawkins

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