A bout of flu had kept Don McEvoy away from his side prior to the match with Northampton on this day in 1969, but he returned to the dug out to watch his side pick up their third victory in a row.
SOUTHPORT 2 – 0 NORTHAMPTON TOWN
Stadium: Haig Avenue
Southport Line-Up: Brian Reeves, Eric Curwen, Dave Pearson, Amby Clarke, Arthur Peat, Alex Russell, George Andrews, Eric Redrobe, Stuart Shaw, Tony Field, Malcolm Russell,
Subs: Alan Groves (Stuart Shaw),
Goals: Eric Redrobe, Arthur Peat,