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1930/31 Season Summary

Ten records broken, four of them still unbeaten, must make 1930-31 the most successful season ever In that memorable year the club's match, individual player and total scoring records were established and the 'Port reached the sixth round of the F.A. Cup. Away from home, the most goals scored (36)

1929/30 Season Summary

Copyright Historical Football Kits and reproduced by kind permission Despite the lack of a successful Cup run-Southport lost after replays to a highly competent Chesterfield in the F.A. Cup and Manchester City in the Lancashire Senior Cup—the club still managed to make a small profit, thanks to

1928/29 Season Summary

Copyright Historical Football Kits and reproduced by kind permission Prior to the start of the campaign the ground was redrained and levelled at the Scarisbrick New Road end where there had been a noticeable dip. The old scratching shed, which had been blown down by gales the previous February,

1927/28 Season Summary

Copyright Historical Football Kits and reproduced by kind permission The new look Southport—they changed from their red shirts to black and white stripes-enjoyed a season of mixed fortune, winning their first two home games, but failing to record a victory in any of the next seven matches. They came good just in

1926/27 Season Summary

Copyright Historical Football Kitsand reproduced by kind permission This season will best be remembered as the year Southport first assumed their role of giant -killers. After the debacle of the previous season the Directors appointed Charles Parker as Secretary-Manager-he had just completed eight years as Secretary of Preston North End—and wisely

1925/26 Season Summary

Copyright Historical Football Kits and reproduced by kind permissionAfter making a determined bid for promotion the previous season 1925-26 was a disaster, and the club only just avoided having to apply for re-election. The sudden deterioration is difficult to understand since essentially the same players

1924/25 Season Summary

Copyright Historical Football Kits and reproduced by kind permission The most successful season experienced by the club since gaining entry to the Third Division saw Southport finish in fourth position with 51 points and make their first sustained challenge for Second Division football. The strength of the team

1923/24 Season Summary

The season started with Southport in tremendous form. They took nine points from the first six games and led the table. Peter Mee, a 22-year-old signed from Manchester City, scored the only goal credited to the side in each game. Mee played in thirteen games at inside-left before his mysterious

1922/23 Season Summary

Team Photo 1922-23

After a promising start to Southport's League career, 1922-23 was an anxious season for the club with the forward line the chief weakness. Although the directors derived a certain amount of satisfaction from the fact that the club retained their status without having to apply for re-election, fewer goal's were

1921/22 Season Summary

Copyright Historical Football Kits and reproduced by kind permission Twenty years after first applying for membership of the Second Division, Southport Football Club were admitted to the Football League with the formation of the Third Division North in March, 1921. Their election was largely due to the efforts of Edwin Clayton, the hon.

Joining the Football League

As a third article on the theme of Football League election the Manchester Guardian archives have thrown to light some interesting articles documenting meetings surrounding the clubs entry to the Football League. In 1911 Barnsley were successful in their re-election to Football League Division Two (28 votes) with Grimsby Town (18

Elections and Southport

With the country beginning to gear itself up for a general election in 2010, my thoughts (rather bizarelly i'm sure) turned to Southport's election, or rather re-election, record. Here is the complete record of every election and re-election to the Football League since it's inception right through to 1986 when automatic

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