On This Day: March 16th

Four goals in the opening twelve minutes set the tone of the match with Barrow on this day in 1937.

Re-arranged from 28th December and played in heavy rain and strong winds, Southport took the lead three times. The first Southport goal came within 40 seconds of kick off.


Stadium: Haig Avenue
Competition: League
Date: 16/03/1937
Attendance: 1351

Southport Line-Up: Joe RutherfordBobby CrawfordGeorge CarterTommy FrameJoe PatrickNorman KitchenJimmy PurdonTommy McKayLem NewcombGeorge SilkGeorge Pateman
Goals: George CarterNorman KitchenNorman Kitchen 

Liverpool Echo – Tuesday 16 March 1937

Lancashire Evening Post – Tuesday 16 March 1937
Lancashire Evening Post – Wednesday 17 March 1937