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Real Name: Neil James Grayston
Normal Position: Midfielder
Born: 25/12/1975(Keighly)

Neil GraystonNeil also made 108 appearances with 9 as sub and scored three league goals. Neil played for Bradford City (7 appearances) and Bradford Park Avenue before moving to Haig Avenue, yet another of Paul Futcherís captures. He describes his most memorable moment as scoring against Hereford United at The Jack Carr end of the ground in a 1-1 draw. Whilst at Southport Neil was a window cleaner and left to be nearer to his home in Halifax. After leaving us he has since played for Halifax, Alfreton, Bradford PA, Droylsden, Guiseley, Bradford PA(again) Goole and Bridlington Town. Enjoyed his time at Haig Avenue and is well remembered for his crazy goal celebration (he didnít even score the goal) at Havant and Waterlooville in the FA Cup in 2000/01.
Player Profile reproduced with Permission from:
The Complete Non-League History of Southport Football Club 1978 - 2008, by Trust in Yellow (Legends Publishing, 2008). ISBN 978-1-906796-01-3


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

Season Apps Subs Goals
1999/2000 4372
2000/2001 4531
2001/2002 4011
Total 128 11 4

Last 10 games where player was named on the team sheet

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
27/04/2002 League / ConferenceH FOREST GREEN ROVERS 5 - 1
23/04/2002 League / ConferenceA YEOVIL TOWN 0 - 0
20/04/2002 League / ConferenceA DONCASTER ROVERS 0 - 1
16/04/2002 Liverpool Senior Cup / SFH EVERTON 1 - 3
13/04/2002 League / ConferenceH HAYES 2 - 3
10/04/2002 League / ConferenceA SCARBOROUGH 0 - 2
01/04/2002 League / ConferenceH BOSTON UNITED 2 - 3
23/03/2002 League / ConferenceA MARGATE 0 - 2
19/03/2002 League / ConferenceA MORECAMBE 2 - 2
16/03/2002 League / ConferenceH BARNET 0 - 1

Last 10 games where player started

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
27/04/2002 League / ConferenceH FOREST GREEN ROVERS 5 - 1
23/04/2002 League / ConferenceA YEOVIL TOWN 0 - 0
20/04/2002 League / ConferenceA DONCASTER ROVERS 0 - 1
16/04/2002 Liverpool Senior Cup / SFH EVERTON 1 - 3
13/04/2002 League / ConferenceH HAYES 2 - 3
10/04/2002 League / ConferenceA SCARBOROUGH 0 - 2
01/04/2002 League / ConferenceH BOSTON UNITED 2 - 3
23/03/2002 League / ConferenceA MARGATE 0 - 2
19/03/2002 League / ConferenceA MORECAMBE 2 - 2
16/03/2002 League / ConferenceH BARNET 0 - 1

Last 10 Games where player has scored

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
02/03/2002League / ConferenceH STALYBRIDGE CELTIC 3 - 1
27/03/2001League / ConferenceH HEREFORD UNITED 1 - 1
01/04/2000League / ConferenceA NORTHWICH VICS 1 - 0
26/02/2000FA Trophy / 5H WOKING 3 - 0
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