SFC FPA

Southport FC Former Players Association (Port Online)

Real Name: James Albert Fay
Normal Position: Centre Half
Height: 5' 9
Weight: 12st 2lbs
Born: 29/03/1884 (Southport)
Died: 04/03/1957 (Southport)

A professional footballer for over 20 years and aone of the founders of the Player’s Union, of which he was secretary and treasurer from 1929 to 1955.

Born in Southport he was spotted by Oldham Athletic playing local football, spending six years with them before joining Bolton Wanderers for a further ten.

He moved back to his home town club and captained the side when Southport joined the Third division in 1921.

He played in four inter league games at centre half and was once reserve for England.

After retirement he ran a sports outfitting business in Southport before retiring a few years before his death in 1957.

He was appointed a Southport Borough magristrate in 1942 and took a keen interest in all branches of sport. He was a lfie member of Southport & Birkdale Cricket Club and preseident of the Southport and District Table Tennis League.

Lancashire Evening Post – 13th Aug 1919 



Season Date From To Value
1921/1922 BOLTON WANDERERS Southport


Season: 1921/1922 [Back to Player Stats]
The player made an appearance in the following games:
Date Competition Venue Opponents Score Goals
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 0
15/10/1921 League Away STOCKPORT COUNTY 1 - 2 0
05/11/1921 League Home WALSALL 3 - 0 0
12/11/1921 League Away WALSALL 1 - 4 0
03/12/1921 FA Cup / 5Q Home ALTRINCHAM 3 - 0 1
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 0
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
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

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