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Real Name: Robert Lawrence Abram
Normal Position: Left Half
Height: 5' 9.5
Weight: 12st 2lbs
Born: 14/05/1889 (Banks, Southport)
Died: 20/03/1966 (Southport)

Lol AbramOften incorrectly referred to as "Lol Abrams", he was educated at Churchtown School whom he assisted to win the Unwin Challenge Shield in 1903 as Champions of Southport Schools. He was one of the youngest players ever to turn out in the F.A. Cup when he led Southport Central's attack at Watford in the 4th Qualifying Round on 11 November 1905 aged just 16 years 181 days. He was signed as a professional when only 16 and was one of the finest players Southport ever produced. He became better known for his work as a left-half having moved to that position whilst at Stockport County. He was unlucky to miss an F.A. Cup final appearance for Chelsea in 1915 owing to a twisted knee sustained in the previous round against Everton, after playing in all but 7 of their League matches. He also played in a `Military International' at Anfield, scoring one of England's goals in a 4-3 win over Scotland. He returned to Haig Avenue in the early days of the Third Division when he captained the side. Lol worked as a painter and decorator in the town for many years.

Player Profile reproduced with Permission from:
The Sandgrounders: The Complete League History of Southport F. C., by Michael Braham and Geoff Wilde (Palatine Books, 1995). ISBN 978-1-874181-14-9

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Season Date From To Value
1921/1922 CARDIFF CITY Southport Unknown


Season: 1921/1922 [Back to Player Stats]
The player made an appearance in the following games:
Date Competition Venue Opponents Score Goals
27/08/1921 League Home DURHAM CITY 1 - 1 0
31/08/1921 Lancashire Senior Cup / Section 4, 1 Away WIGAN BOROUGH 1 - 1 0
03/09/1921 League Away DURHAM CITY 0 - 2 0
06/09/1921 Lancashire Senior Cup / Section 4, 1 R Home WIGAN BOROUGH 1 - 4 0
10/09/1921 League Home HARTLEPOOL 3 - 0 0
17/09/1921 League Away HARTLEPOOL 0 - 1 0
24/09/1921 League Away ROCHDALE 1 - 0 0
01/10/1921 League Home ROCHDALE 2 - 1 0
08/10/1921 League Home STOCKPORT COUNTY 2 - 1 1
15/10/1921 League Away STOCKPORT COUNTY 1 - 2 0
29/10/1921 League Away GRIMSBY TOWN 0 - 0 0
05/11/1921 League Home WALSALL 3 - 0 0
12/11/1921 League Away WALSALL 1 - 4 0
19/11/1921 League Home HALIFAX TOWN 3 - 0 0
26/11/1921 League Away HALIFAX TOWN 1 - 1 0
03/12/1921 FA Cup / 5Q Home ALTRINCHAM 3 - 0 0
10/12/1921 League Home TRANMERE ROVERS 1 - 1 0
17/12/1921 FA Cup / 6Q Home COVENTRY CITY 1 - 0 0
24/12/1921 League Home STALYBRIDGE CELTIC 5 - 1 2
26/12/1921 League Home ACCRINGTON STANLEY 1 - 1 0
27/12/1921 League Away BARROW 1 - 2 0
31/12/1921 League Away WIGAN BOROUGH 2 - 3 0
07/01/1922 FA Cup / 1 Away BLACKBURN ROVERS 1 - 1 0
12/01/1922 FA Cup / 1R Home BLACKBURN ROVERS 0 - 2 0
14/01/1922 League Home WIGAN BOROUGH 1 - 1 0
21/01/1922 League Away WREXHAM 0 - 2 0
28/01/1922 League Home WREXHAM 1 - 2 0
04/02/1922 League Away NELSON 2 - 3 1
11/02/1922 League Home NELSON 0 - 1 0
18/02/1922 League Away CHESTERFIELD 1 - 2 0
25/02/1922 League Home CHESTERFIELD 3 - 0 2
28/02/1922 League Away STALYBRIDGE CELTIC 0 - 0 0
11/03/1922 League Home ASHINGTON 0 - 0 0
18/03/1922 League Away ACCRINGTON STANLEY 2 - 1 0
01/04/1922 League Home DARLINGTON 3 - 1 0
08/04/1922 League Away DARLINGTON 0 - 3 0
14/04/1922 League Home BARROW 1 - 0 0
15/04/1922 League Home LINCOLN CITY 0 - 0 0
17/04/1922 League Away CREWE ALEXANDRA 0 - 1 0
18/04/1922 League Away TRANMERE ROVERS 1 - 0 1
22/04/1922 League Away LINCOLN CITY 1 - 3 0
29/04/1922 League Away ASHINGTON 2 - 2 0

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