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On This Day: February 24th

On this day in 1962 Southport ended a very unsatisfactory four months with a most unexpected victory. Prior to November the outlook had been bright but then the Sandgrounders had struggled past Northwich in the FA Cup and with the exception of a handful of games the forwards had struggled for goals in the League.

SOUTHPORT 4 – 2 WREXHAM

Stadium: Haig Avenue
Competition: League
Date: 24/02/1962
Attendance: 4371

Southport Line-Up: Bert HarrisBill RutherfordPaddy DalyJimmy BlainReg BlorePeter HarrisonBobby EnglishFred LeederJohnny FieldingBill McCarthyBryan Griffiths,  
Goals: Reg BloreJohnny FieldingJohnny FieldingPeter Harrison

Liverpool Echo – Saturday 24 February 1962
Liverpool Echo – Monday 26 February 1962

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