Former Players Association

Hall of Fame 2020

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We've had a few questions recently about the Hall of Fame and whether there will be an event in 2020 given the current circumstances. The

Ralph Wright (1947-2020)

We are saddened to learn today of the passing of FPA member Ralph Wright aged 72.Ralph spent a period on loan with Southport Football Club

Club History

Research Update July 2020

"Second Class" Cups What constitutes a First Class and Second Class fixture has been a topic of conversation amongst the research "group" for a long time.


Laurie Calloway Career Profile

The following article is reproduced in full from A Laurie Load Of Posts! Long-running Career Of Black Country Lad California-based Charlie Bamforth used his recent conversation with

Frank King: The brilliant boy keeper

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This article has been reproduced with permission from the excellent Blyth Spirit blog at Francis Oliver King was born on 13th April 1917 in Radcliffe,