Two penalties from David Eyres was enough for the Sandgrounders to overcome Morecambe in the Northern Premier League Presidents Cup on this day in 1987. The team featured a host of new signings as new manager Micky Taylor looked to ring the changes.
MORECAMBE 1 – 2 SOUTHPORT
Competition: President’s Cup / 1R2L
Southport Line-Up: Ian Gore, David Eyres, Paul Allen, Rob Sturgeon , Robbie Armstrong , Paul Evans , Brian Jackson , Colin Littlejohn , Frank Gamble , John Owens , Brian Gardner ,
Subs: Joe Kelly , Chris Rogers ,
Goals: David Eyres (Pen), David Eyres (Pen),