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 answer is that we really do hope so!! We hope to be able to hold the event annually around November but this is obviously dependent on
What can one say about Arthur Peat? To those of us lucky enough to have been around in the 1960s when the fortunes of Southport Football club took a sudden and entirely unexpected turn for the better - the better, in fact, bordering on the miraculous - there is little
Our research into the history of Southport Football Club stems from our aim to to help supporters new and old to recognise the contribution each and every player, manager, coach or official has made to the club, town and community. The Southport newspaper archives (Journal, Visiter, Guardian) have not yet been
FA Cup 10/10/1896 FA Cup / 1Q H BLACKBURN PARK ROAD W 4 - 2 Goals: R. Mellor, ?. Heywood, C. Hallows & ?? 31/10/1896 FA Cup / 2Q H WORKINGTON W 2 - 0 Goals: J. Kirwan & ?? 21/11/1896 FA Cup / 3Q A 3600 STALYBRIDGE ROVERS L 1 - 3 Goal:R.
Missing/Incomplete Line-Ups 1912-13 17/02/1913 A STOCKPORT COUNTY RESERVES L 0 - 1 T. Saunders, J. Yarwood, A. Stringfellow, B. Semple 25/02/1913 A GLOSSOP RESERVES D 1 - 1 A. StringfellowW. Hodge, A. Stringfellow, R. Turnell 22/03/1913 A ROCHDALE L 0 – 8T. Saunders, J. Yarwood, A. Stringfellow, T. Wright 1913-14 01/04/1914 A BRADFORD CITY RESERVES L 0
Missing/Incomplete Line-Ups First World War 1916-17 29/12/1917 War Period A STOCKPORT COUNTY L 0 - 6 T. Capper,?. Jones,W. Rigby,B. Caulfield,?. Burke,?. Hilton,W. Toms,?. Thomas 1917-18 29/03/1918 War-Period: Supp Com A STOCKPORT COUNTY L 0 - 2 T. Capper 1918-19 16/11/1918 War Period A BOLTON WANDERERS L 2 - 3 Goals: B. Caulfield, T. RobertsT. Capper,T. Dorward,?. Bunting,E.
McPhee signed for the Sandgrounders in 1971 as one of Jimmy Meadows first signings, displacing club legend Arthur Peat from his usual playing position. He was an outstanding player and captain and became an integral part of the 1972-73 Fourth Division Championship winning side, lifting the trophy as skipper before
He was to have signed for Bolton Wanderers but a mistake over his address caused him to miss the date of the trial that he was offered. He never looked back after Southport gave him a trial against Liverpool at inside-left in a Wartime League match. He developed into a
Lancashire Evening Post - Saturday 09 March 1901Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
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 during the Fourth Division Championship season of 1972/73 and returned for the following season making over 45 appearances and scoring 3 goals.After leaving Southport became
The following article was published in the match day programme during the 1986/87 season. It was written by Michael Braham. "The name Rimmer is synonymous with Southport yet it is almost thirty years since Southport Football Club last had a player of that name appearing in their first team. Gary Rimmer
Brought up in Stretford, he joined Manchester City's Youth side in 1952 but his father opposed him signing apprentice forms either there or at Stoke later. After serving his time as a joiner, he started for Tamworth in the Manchester Sunday League which brought about his move to Oldham. In
When Campbell kept goal for Liverpool yesterday in the Goodison game he was unwell, and would not have played but for the absence of any other goalkeeper. However, Ashcroft turned up and helped the club and Campbell out of difficulty. Campbell was anxious to play in today's big holiday game