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On This Day: March 7th

After the fine Cup runs of the previous two seasons 1932-33 was a bitter disappointment.  In February Bert Pelham severed his connection with the club, and hopes were temporarily raised when, a month later, Jimmy Commins was reappointed manager. Commins, of course, had worked wonders in his first term as manager, but his second was by no means as successful from either a financial or a playing viewpoint.

The Liverpool Senior cup game against Tranmere Rovers was the be Commins first back in charge, and it turned out to be a great start.

SOUTHPORT 5 – 1 TRANMERE ROVERS

Competition: Liverpool Senior Cup
Date: 07/03/1933
Attendance: 1900

Southport Line-Up: Bill BirkettJack ApplebyJimmy CowenHarry JollyGeorge WynessJack RobertsMatt MiddletonBilly SellarsTed RobinsonHarold TaylorBobby Turner
Goals: Billy SellarsJack RobertsJack RobertsJack ApplebyJack Appleby

Liverpool Echo – Tuesday 07 March 1933
Lancashire Evening Post – Tuesday 07 March 1933

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