We have reluctantly made the decision that due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic we are having to cancel plans for this year's hall of fame ceremony. Although the event was not due to take place until November, all guidance points towards the likelihood that there will still be significant restrictions in
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
We are please to welcome the following new members: John McInnes. John made 140 appearances for the Sandgrounders, after making his debut as a 16 year old substitute against South Liverpool during our first non-league season in March 79. Alan McDonald. Alan Made 177 appearances over two spells for the club between
We are saddened to learn of the passing of Former Players Association member Denis Miles on Sunday 8th December. As an outside right Denis played 51 times for Southport between 1955 and 1957, scoring 12 goals. Denis' funeral will be held on Christmas Eve at 11am at Pontefract Crematorium, near his hometown
We were pleased to welcome the following new members during November: Ciaran Kilheeney - part of Liam Watson's all-time Southport FC XI, Ciaran played 87 games for the Sandgrounders scoring 36 goals between 2008 and 2010. Steve Daly - a prolific striker for Southport over two spells (2003-2006 and 2008-2012). 230
One of the most popular and effective of centre-forwards, Joe Patrick was Southport's "Roy of the Rovers". He possessed rare marksmanship and neat ball control and had a natural flair for leadership. He began as an amateur with Carlisle United at left-half or inside-left but, when tried at centre-forward by
The Hall of Fame crtieria is that inductees will have made an outstanding contribution to the development, and/or success, and/or history of the football club and/or its community. Edwin 'Eddie' Mosscrop certainly ticks those boxes. It is often stated that he was Southport born but this was not the case.