On this day in 1978 the Sandgrounders earned a 2-2 draw away at Northwich Victoria, thanks in part to a fine display from Malcolm Dalrymple deputising for the injured Graham Cuneely.
NORTHWICH VICS 2 - 2 SOUTHPORT
Southport Line-Up: George Dewsnip, Graham Barrow, Malcolm Dalrymple , Tommy Wheeldon , Maurice Whittle , Chris Kisby , Barry Knowles, Ron Pickering, Frank Towers , John Higham, Steve Walsh ,
Subs: Paul Birchall (Tommy Wheeldon ),
Goals: Steve Walsh , Graham Barrow,