Southport Football Club were among the last Football League Clubs to have floodlights installed in January 1962. They were first used on 9th January when over 10000 were present for an FA Cup clash with Shrewsbury Town.
SOUTHPORT 1 - 3 SHREWSBURY TOWN
Stadium: Haig AvenueCompetition: FA Cup / 3Date: 09/01/1962Attendance: 10810
Southport Line-Up: Bert Harris, Jim Appleby, Bill