Real Name: Samuel Herbert Bithell
Normal Position: Outside Left
Height: 5' 9.5
Weight: 10st 7lbs
Born: 19/11/1900 (Hindley, Wigan)
Died: 18/10/1969 (Southport)

Bert BithellBert\'s football career opened when he was Is playing for St Philip\'s Old Boys in the Liverpool I Zingari League. Subsequently he played for Crossens from whom he came to Southport. In addition to wearing the Southport colours he also assisted Burscough Rangers and played for them in the Rall-Walker Cup which Burscough won by beating Frodsham on 18 February 1922. He made his Reserve debut against Penwortham and helped his side to a 5�o win. Although Wigan born he lived in Southport from the age of io and attended school in Crossens. He came from a sporting family � his father captained Wigan\'s Rugby League \'A\' team for four years, but Bert lacked the temperament for football; very nervous
on the field, he would never go for a fifty/fifty ball. He had limited opportunity at Southport, his appearances being mainly as a deputy for Billy Semple.

Season Date From To Value
1922/1923 CROSSENS Southport

Statistics include the following competitions
Cambrian Cup, Conference League Cup, English Jubilee Fund, FA Cup , FA Trophy , Football League Cup, Lancashire Floodlit Trophy, Lancashire Junior Cup, Lancashire League Medal Competition, Lancashire Senior Cup, League, Liverpool Senior Cup, Northern Premier League Cup, Northern Premier League Shield, PLAY OFFS , President's Cup, President's Inter League, Third Division (North) Cup, Welsh Cup,

Season Apps Subs Goals
1921/1922 200
1922/1923 300
Total 5 0 0

Games where player was named on the team sheet

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
03/03/1923 League / D3NA GRIMSBY TOWN 1 - 2
17/02/1923 League / D3NA CREWE ALEXANDRA 0 - 1
30/09/1922 League / D3NH NELSON 0 - 1
22/04/1922 League / D3NA LINCOLN CITY 1 - 3
18/04/1922 League / D3NA TRANMERE ROVERS 1 - 0