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
World War 1 Benjamin Rickerby Rank, Service No, Regiment: Rifleman,25/1111, 3rd Bn. 3rd New Zealand Rifle Brigade Last Known Address: Masterton, Wellington, New Zealand Died: 15/09/1916 Burial Place: Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Somme, France Biography: Benjamin is one of 1,200 officers and men of the New Zealand Division
A Statement published this morning on the Club's official website www.southportfc.net has confirmed the resignation of Chairman Charles Clapham and Vice chairman Sam Shrouder with immediate effect. The full statement is as follows: At yesterday’s Board Meeting the first item on the agenda was the future position of the Club going forward.It
The following article was published in the Daily Mirror in May 1973 SOCCER’S record books are studded with the towering successes of Lancashire clubs. But, with due respect to the League and Cup giants of the past, there’s never been anything to compare with this season’s four-fold title triumph of Liverpool,
The following article was written by then Southport manager JJ Commins and published in the Topical Times on August 31st 1935. It's amazing how little times have changed. MANAGING the average Third Division club (especially in the Northern Section) is like a puppy dog chasing its tail. It's a struggle to
The following article was published in the Southport Guardian on Saturday 31st March 1906: “A special meeting of the members and subscribers of the Southport Central Football Club was held at the Y.M.C.A. rooms on Thursday evening. Mr W. Robinson presided over a large attendance which included Messrs. J. Gregson (hon.
Southport Central Football Club Annual Meeting on Wednesday July 5th 1905, as reported by the local press: "The annual meeting of members of the Southport Central PC was held on Wednesday evening at the Temperance Institute. Sir Geo, Pilkington presided and there were also present Messrs W. Robinson (chairman of the
The following article was published on 4th May 1885 in the Liverpool Mercury, digitised by the British Library in 2010. The report concerns an experimental 4 a side tournament with Southport defeating Bootle by 1 goal to nil. The following article was found in The Lancaster Gazette and General Advertiser for Lancashire,