On This Day – 8th October

On this day in 1956, a much changed Southport side travelled to Deepdale for a Lancashire Senior Cup first round tie with Preston North End

On this day in 1956, a much changed Southport side travelled to Deepdale for a Lancashire Senior Cup first round tie with Preston North End.

PRESTON NORTH END 2 – 2 SOUTHPORT 

Competition: Lancashire Senior Cup / 1
Date: 08/10/1956
Attendance: 2675

Southport Line-Up: Jack RichardsonAllan ParkinsonGeorge RankinWally TaylorDon HunterWilf CharltonRay GrybaJimmy McDermottCliff BirkettBert MitchellTommy Lawrenson
Goals: Tommy LawrensonCliff Birkett

With George Bromilow taking part in an Olympic trial at Luton the attack was led by Cliff Birkett and goalkeeper Jack Richardson is given his first senior outing in place of Ray Minshull.

Lancashire Evening Post – Tuesday 09 October 1956
Image © Johnston Press plc. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD

Players Born On This Day

Year of BirthName
1900Tommy Wyper
1929Harry Hughes
1951Malcolm Dalrymple
1964Jimmy Bell
1964Ronnie Kilshaw
1982Lee Mulvaney
1990Alex Grisedale
1992Mark Baddeley
1992Andy White
1995Daniel Whitehall

Players Who Died On This Day

Year of DeathName
1987George Shaw

Transfers on this Day

YearNameTransfer
2016Nathan FergusonFrom PORT VALE (Loan)