Alex Russell’s late equaliser clinched the Fourth Division championship for the Sandgrounders on this day in 1973.
SOUTHPORT 1 – 1 HARTLEPOOL
Stadium: Haig Avenue
Southport Line-Up: Alan Taylor, Sandy Brown, Bobby Sibbald, John McPhee, Chris Dunleavy, David Hughes, Alex Russell, Norrie Lloyd, Frank Lee, Andy Provan, Derek Ryder,
Subs: Micky Moore (David Hughes),
Goals: Alex Russell