The first game played by Southport Wanderers following the "merger" with Southport Football Club at the AGM in June 1886.. Thanks to the British Newspaper Archive's digitisation of the Southport Visiter archives.
"Rest In Pieces: South Liverpool Football Club 1894-1994" is the title of a new book by Hyder Jawad, author of the excellent articles on Southport's exit from the Football League which appeared in Backpass magazine a number of months ago (and reproduced here with permission). This is a 320,000-word book about
Southport were finally handed the big FA Cup draw that they have been craving and with it comes national fame. Southport v Sheffield Wednesday at Haig Avenue in the 1st round of the FA Cup will be shown live on ITV1. The match has been moved from the traditional Saturday afternoon
I know there is often dispute over deflections and own goals (cue the Earl Davis/Mark Houghton @ Hyde debate) and McGinns "first" against AFC Telford on Saturday (23/01/10) is a classic case in point, but Daly's "goal" tonight (26/01/10) was as clear an own goal as you've probably ever seen. He
Football Administration will always baffle me. Having played 84 minutes in a game away at Stalybridge on 28th December floodlight failure caused the game to be abandoned. Both clubs agreed that they would be happy to share the points but the Conference have ruled that the 0-0 result does not