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Member of the Southport FC Former Players Association
Real Name: Ralph Lawrence Wright
Normal Position: Midfielder
Born: 03/08/1947 (Newcastle-upon-Tyne)
Died: 08/06/2020



Season Date From To Value
1972/1973 28/12/1972 BOLTON WANDERERS Southport Loan
1972/1973 08/02/1973 Southport BOLTON WANDERERS Recalled from Loan
1973/1974 01/05/1974 Southport UNATTACHED Free Transfer
1973/1974 23/08/1973 BOLTON WANDERERS Southport Free



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 Challenge Cup, 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
1972/1973 601
1973/1974 3732
Total 43 3 3


Games where player was named on the team sheet

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
27/04/1974 LeagueA HUDDERSFIELD TOWN 1 - 3
19/04/1974 LeagueH YORK CITY 1 - 1
12/04/1974 LeagueA OLDHAM ATHLETIC 0 - 6
08/04/1974 LeagueH BLACKBURN ROVERS 2 - 2
05/04/1974 LeagueH BRISTOL ROVERS 1 - 0
01/04/1974 LeagueH HALIFAX TOWN 1 - 1
30/03/1974 LeagueA HEREFORD UNITED 0 - 3
10/03/1974 LeagueH ROCHDALE 0 - 0
02/03/1974 LeagueA PORT VALE 1 - 2
24/02/1974 LeagueH BOURNEMOUTH 1 - 0
16/02/1974 LeagueA GRIMSBY TOWN 1 - 2
03/02/1974 LeagueA BLACKBURN ROVERS 1 - 2
27/01/1974 LeagueA HALIFAX TOWN 1 - 1
19/01/1974 LeagueH CAMBRIDGE UNITED 0 - 0
12/01/1974 LeagueA PLYMOUTH ARGYLE 1 - 4
05/01/1974 LeagueH WATFORD 1 - 1
01/01/1974 LeagueA ALDERSHOT 0 - 4
29/12/1973 LeagueH WREXHAM 0 - 2
26/12/1973 LeagueH PORT VALE 0 - 1
22/12/1973 LeagueA CHARLTON ATHLETIC 1 - 0
08/12/1973 LeagueA YORK CITY 0 - 4
01/12/1973 LeagueH HUDDERSFIELD TOWN 0 - 0
24/11/1973 FA Cup / 1A ROTHERHAM UNITED 1 - 2
17/11/1973 LeagueH TRANMERE ROVERS 2 - 2
02/11/1973 LeagueH HEREFORD UNITED 1 - 1
27/10/1973 LeagueA CHESTERFIELD 2 - 4
24/10/1973 LeagueA BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION 0 - 4
19/10/1973 LeagueH WALSALL 1 - 1
12/10/1973 LeagueH GRIMSBY TOWN 0 - 1
06/10/1973 LeagueA BOURNEMOUTH 0 - 2
01/10/1973 LeagueH SOUTHEND UNITED 0 - 0
29/09/1973 LeagueH CHARLTON ATHLETIC 1 - 2
22/09/1973 LeagueA ROCHDALE 2 - 2
17/09/1973 LeagueA SOUTHEND UNITED 1 - 0
15/09/1973 LeagueH PLYMOUTH ARGYLE 1 - 1
10/09/1973 LeagueH BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION 1 - 1
08/09/1973 LeagueA WREXHAM 2 - 3
05/09/1973 Football League Cup / 1RA BLACKBURN ROVERS 1 - 3
01/09/1973 LeagueH ALDERSHOT 3 - 0
29/08/1973 Football League Cup / 1H BLACKBURN ROVERS 1 - 1
03/02/1973 LeagueA BURY 1 - 0
30/01/1973 LeagueH NEWPORT COUNTY 0 - 2
27/01/1973 LeagueA BARNSLEY 1 - 0
20/01/1973 LeagueH ALDERSHOT 3 - 1
06/01/1973 LeagueA DARLINGTON 7 - 0
30/12/1972 LeagueH PETERBOROUGH UNITED 2 - 1

Games where player has scored

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
03/02/1974LeagueA BLACKBURN ROVERS 1 - 2
10/09/1973LeagueH BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION 1 - 1
20/01/1973LeagueH ALDERSHOT 3 - 1

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Ralph Wright (1947-2020)

We are saddened to learn today of the passing of FPA member Ralph Wright aged 72.Ralph spent a period on loan with Southport Football Club during the Fourth Division Championship season of 1972/73 and returned for the following season making over 45 appearances and scoring 3 goals.After leaving Southport became

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