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Full Name: Phil Marsden
Normal Position: Midfielder
Died: 07/09/2014
Phil was a member of the Stafford Rangers FA Trophy winning squad in 1979 and had also played for Bolton Wanderers and Prestwich Heys. He was a non-stop player who drove the team from midfield scoring his share of goals and was top-scorer in the 1980-81 season for Macclesfield Town. On his arrival at the Moss Rose he was soon on the score sheet, scoring five goals in his first six matches and scored a hat-trick in the 6-0 home win against Netherfield in October 1982. A firm favourite at the Moss Rose, he represented the NPL XI in the 1981-82 season and was captain when the Silkmen won the Cheshire Senior Cup in 1983, their first trophy for ten years. On leaving Macclesfield he moved to Hyde United in 1984 where he spent two years before joining Chorley. He captained the Magpies during their FA Cup run in 86 when they lost out in a replay to Preston North End after a replay in the second round.
Phil joined Southport in the summer of 1988 as Captain and went on to play 51 games for the club, scoring 10 goals.




Statistics include the following competitions
FA Cup , FA Trophy , Football League Cup, League, PLAY OFFS , Welsh Cup,

Season Apps Subs Goals
1988/1989 4219
Total 42 1 9

Last 10 games where player was named on the team sheet

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
01/04/1989 LeagueA WITTON ALBION 0 - 1
27/03/1989 LeagueA BANGOR CITY 0 - 3
25/03/1989 LeagueH HYDE UNITED 0 - 2
21/03/1989 LeagueA FRICKLEY ATHLETIC 0 - 0
18/03/1989 LeagueA MATLOCK TOWN 2 - 2
04/03/1989 LeagueH BUXTON 1 - 0
25/02/1989 LeagueH STALYBRIDGE CELTIC 0 - 1
20/02/1989 Liverpool Senior Cup / 2H SOUTH LIVERPOOL 0 - 4
18/02/1989 LeagueA GOOLE TOWN 1 - 2
14/02/1989 Northern Premier League Cup / 4A MOSSLEY 1 - 2

Last 10 games where player started

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
01/04/1989 LeagueA WITTON ALBION 0 - 1
27/03/1989 LeagueA BANGOR CITY 0 - 3
25/03/1989 LeagueH HYDE UNITED 0 - 2
21/03/1989 LeagueA FRICKLEY ATHLETIC 0 - 0
18/03/1989 LeagueA MATLOCK TOWN 2 - 2
04/03/1989 LeagueH BUXTON 1 - 0
25/02/1989 LeagueH STALYBRIDGE CELTIC 0 - 1
20/02/1989 Liverpool Senior Cup / 2H SOUTH LIVERPOOL 0 - 4
14/02/1989 Northern Premier League Cup / 4A MOSSLEY 1 - 2
04/02/1989 LeagueH GOOLE TOWN 1 - 1

Last 10 Games where player has scored

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
04/03/1989LeagueH BUXTON 1 - 0
20/12/1988Northern Premier League Cup / 2RH GOOLE TOWN 2 - 2
03/12/1988LeagueA WORKSOP TOWN 5 - 0
26/11/1988LeagueH GATESHEAD 7 - 0
05/11/1988LeagueA GATESHEAD 2 - 1
01/10/1988FA Cup / 2QH HARWORTH COLLIERY INSTITUTE 2 - 0
24/09/1988FA Trophy / 1QH BUXTON 3 - 4
13/09/1988LeagueH CAERNARFON TOWN 5 - 0
27/08/1988LeagueA STALYBRIDGE CELTIC 2 - 2

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RIP Phil Marsden

We are saddened to learn of the death of former Southport captain Phil Marsden who passed away on 7th September after a four month battle with aggressive lung Cancer. Phil made 51 appearances for the Sandgrounders, scoring 10 goals in the 1988/89 season.

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