On This Day: April 13th

Southport made their “Match Of The Day” Debut on this day in 1968. Nine million television viewers saw Southport visit Swindon Town. The sides shared six goals – not counting Alex Russell’s disallowed classic – and won much favourable comment from the enthralling game


Competition: League
Date: 13/04/1968
Attendance: 11222

Southport Line-Up: Brian ReevesEric CurwenDave PearsonAmby ClarkeArthur PeatAlex RussellGeorge AndrewsEric RedrobeTony FieldTerry HarkinFred Molyneux
Goals: Eric RedrobeTerry HarkinGeorge Andrews