SFC FPA

Southport FC Former Players Association (Port Online)

Real Name: Edward John Lightfoot
Normal Position: Defender
Born: 13/11/1889 (Liverpool)
Died: 20/07/1918 (Western Front, WWI)

Lightfoot signed for Tottenham Hotspur after spells with Harrowby and Southport. The left half featured in 66 matches and scored twice in all competitions between 1911-15.
Lightfoot was one of 10 Lilywhites who died in action in World War I. He was killed at the Western Front in July, 1918.

“Perseus” writing in the Lancashire Daily Post paid the following tribute “Edward Lightfoot was a splendid footballer but, more than that, he was a good sportsman and a player that respected both himself and his opponents. He has joined a noble company who will leave a big void in football”

Career: Harrowby, Southport Central (c. 1910), Tottenham Hotspur (1911-1915)




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
1909/1910 3906
1910/1911 3901
Total 78 0 7


Games where player was named on the team sheet

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
29/04/1911 LeagueA BLACKBURN ROVERS RESERVES 2 - 3
17/04/1911 LeagueH CHORLEY 3 - 1
15/04/1911 LeagueA CHORLEY 3 - 3
14/04/1911 LeagueH NELSON 0 - 0
08/04/1911 LeagueA NELSON 2 - 3
01/04/1911 LeagueA ROCHDALE 0 - 1
25/03/1911 LeagueH LIVERPOOL RESERVES 3 - 1
18/03/1911 LeagueA BURY RESERVES 1 - 1
04/03/1911 LeagueH PRESTON NORTH END RESERVES 2 - 0
25/02/1911 LeagueA MANCHESTER CITY RESERVES 0 - 0
11/02/1911 LeagueA BOLTON WANDERERS RESERVES 2 - 4
04/02/1911 LeagueA STOCKPORT COUNTY RESERVES 1 - 1
28/01/1911 LeagueA OLDHAM ATHLETIC RESERVES 1 - 2
21/01/1911 LeagueA PRESTON NORTH END RESERVES 0 - 1
14/01/1911 LeagueA EVERTON RESERVES 0 - 3
07/01/1911 LeagueA BLACKPOOL RESERVES 1 - 1
02/01/1911 LeagueH COLNE 2 - 1
31/12/1910 LeagueH OLDHAM ATHLETIC RESERVES 3 - 0
27/12/1910 LeagueH ACCRINGTON STANLEY 0 - 2
26/12/1910 LeagueH BOLTON WANDERERS RESERVES 3 - 0
24/12/1910 LeagueH MANCHESTER CITY RESERVES 2 - 1
17/12/1910 LeagueH ROCHDALE 2 - 2
10/12/1910 LeagueH BLACKPOOL RESERVES 2 - 1
06/12/1910 LeagueA BURNLEY RESERVES 2 - 7
03/12/1910 LeagueH BURNLEY RESERVES 2 - 0
19/11/1910 LeagueA ST HELENS RECREATION 1 - 1
05/11/1910 LeagueH EVERTON RESERVES 1 - 1
22/10/1910 LeagueA MANCHESTER UNITED RESERVES 1 - 3
21/10/1910 LeagueH MANCHESTER UNITED RESERVES 0 - 0
15/10/1910 FA Cup / 2QA COLNE 0 - 2
08/10/1910 LeagueH BLACKBURN ROVERS RESERVES 2 - 0
01/10/1910 FA Cup / 1QH DARWEN 1 - 0
26/09/1910 Lancashire Senior Cup / 1H NELSON 0 - 3
24/09/1910 LeagueH GLOSSOP 0 - 0
17/09/1910 LeagueA GLOSSOP 3 - 3
10/09/1910 LeagueH STOCKPORT COUNTY RESERVES 1 - 1
06/09/1910 LeagueH BURY RESERVES 2 - 2
03/09/1910 LeagueH ST HELENS RECREATION 2 - 1
01/09/1910 LeagueA ACCRINGTON STANLEY 1 - 6
30/04/1910 LeagueH PRESTON NORTH END RESERVES 3 - 0
21/04/1910 LeagueA BLACKBURN ROVERS RESERVES 1 - 0
16/04/1910 LeagueH WORKINGTON 2 - 0
12/04/1910 LeagueA NELSON 0 - 2
09/04/1910 LeagueH CHORLEY 0 - 2
05/04/1910 LeagueH CARLISLE UNITED 4 - 1
02/04/1910 LeagueA COLNE 0 - 0
28/03/1910 LeagueH HYDE (1885) 4 - 1
26/03/1910 LeagueH NELSON 0 - 2
25/03/1910 LeagueA BURY RESERVES 0 - 3
19/03/1910 LeagueA WORKINGTON 0 - 0
26/02/1910 LeagueH MANCHESTER CITY RESERVES 1 - 1
19/02/1910 LeagueA PRESTON NORTH END RESERVES 0 - 1
12/02/1910 LeagueA OLDHAM ATHLETIC RESERVES 0 - 3
15/01/1910 LeagueA HYDE (1885) 3 - 1
08/01/1910 LeagueH OLDHAM ATHLETIC RESERVES 3 - 0
03/01/1910 LeagueH BURY RESERVES 1 - 1
01/01/1910 LeagueH BOLTON WANDERERS RESERVES 1 - 1
18/12/1909 LeagueA LIVERPOOL RESERVES 4 - 1
11/12/1909 LeagueA BOLTON WANDERERS RESERVES 3 - 6
04/12/1909 LeagueA EVERTON RESERVES 1 - 2
27/11/1909 LeagueH ST HELENS TOWN 5 - 0
20/11/1909 LeagueA BURNLEY RESERVES 3 - 4
13/11/1909 LeagueH MANCHESTER UNITED RESERVES 1 - 3
30/10/1909 LeagueA ST HELENS TOWN 0 - 2
23/10/1909 LeagueH BURNLEY RESERVES 4 - 1
16/10/1909 LeagueA MANCHESTER CITY RESERVES 1 - 3
11/10/1909 Lancashire Senior Cup / 2H MANCHESTER CITY 0 - 3
09/10/1909 LeagueH COLNE 3 - 2
02/10/1909 FA Cup / 1QA WALKDEN CENTRAL 0 - 2
27/09/1909 Lancashire Senior Cup / 1H ST HELENS TOWN 4 - 1
25/09/1909 LeagueA ST HELENS RECREATION 0 - 6
23/09/1909 LeagueA CARLISLE UNITED 0 - 2
22/09/1909 FA Cup / Prelim RA GREAT HARWOOD 1 - 0
18/09/1909 FA Cup / PrelimH GREAT HARWOOD 1 - 1
11/09/1909 LeagueH LIVERPOOL RESERVES 1 - 1
06/09/1909 LeagueH EVERTON RESERVES 0 - 3
04/09/1909 LeagueA ACCRINGTON STANLEY 2 - 3
01/09/1909 LeagueH ST HELENS RECREATION 1 - 1

Games where player has scored

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
26/12/1910LeagueH BOLTON WANDERERS RESERVES 3 - 0
21/04/1910LeagueA BLACKBURN ROVERS RESERVES 1 - 0
05/04/1910LeagueH CARLISLE UNITED 4 - 1
28/03/1910LeagueH HYDE (1885) 4 - 1
23/10/1909LeagueH BURNLEY RESERVES 4 - 1
11/09/1909LeagueH LIVERPOOL RESERVES 1 - 1

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