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Real Name: Neil James Grayston
Normal Position: Midfielder
Born: 25/12/1975 (Keighly)

Neil GraystonNeil also made 108 appearances with 9 as sub and scored three league goals. Neil played for Bradford City (7 appearances) and Bradford Park Avenue before moving to Haig Avenue, yet another of Paul Futcherís captures. He describes his most memorable moment as scoring against Hereford United at The Jack Carr end of the ground in a 1-1 draw. Whilst at Southport Neil was a window cleaner and left to be nearer to his home in Halifax. After leaving us he has since played for Halifax, Alfreton, Bradford PA, Droylsden, Guiseley, Bradford PA(again) Goole and Bridlington Town. Enjoyed his time at Haig Avenue and is well remembered for his crazy goal celebration (he didnít even score the goal) at Havant and Waterlooville in the FA Cup in 2000/01.
Player Profile reproduced with Permission from:
The Complete Non-League History of Southport Football Club 1978 - 2008, by Trust in Yellow (Legends Publishing, 2008). ISBN 978-1-906796-01-3


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Statistics include the following competitions
FA Cup , FA Trophy , Football League Cup, League, PLAY OFFS , Welsh Cup,

Season Apps Subs Goals
1999/2000 4372
2000/2001 4531
2001/2002 4011
Total 128 11 4


Games where player was named on the team sheet

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
27/04/2002 League / ConferenceH FOREST GREEN ROVERS 5 - 1
23/04/2002 League / ConferenceA YEOVIL TOWN 0 - 0
20/04/2002 League / ConferenceA DONCASTER ROVERS 0 - 1
16/04/2002 Liverpool Senior Cup / SFH EVERTON 1 - 3
13/04/2002 League / ConferenceH HAYES 2 - 3
10/04/2002 League / ConferenceA SCARBOROUGH 0 - 2
01/04/2002 League / ConferenceH BOSTON UNITED 2 - 3
23/03/2002 League / ConferenceA MARGATE 0 - 2
19/03/2002 League / ConferenceA MORECAMBE 2 - 2
16/03/2002 League / ConferenceH BARNET 0 - 1
09/03/2002 League / ConferenceA NORTHWICH VICS 1 - 3
02/03/2002 League / ConferenceH STALYBRIDGE CELTIC 3 - 1
16/02/2002 League / ConferenceH WOKING 2 - 0
09/02/2002 League / ConferenceA TELFORD UNITED 1 - 1
05/02/2002 Lancashire Junior Cup / 3H BARROW 0 - 2
02/02/2002 League / ConferenceH NUNEATON BOROUGH 1 - 1
26/01/2002 League / ConferenceH HEREFORD UNITED 1 - 1
16/01/2002 FA Trophy / 3RA GRESLEY ROVERS 0 - 1
12/01/2002 FA Trophy / 3H GRESLEY ROVERS 1 - 1
08/01/2002 Lancashire Junior Cup / 2H LANCASTER CITY 2 - 1
05/01/2002 League / ConferenceH LEIGH RMI 5 - 0
29/12/2001 League / ConferenceA FARNBOROUGH TOWN 1 - 0
26/12/2001 League / ConferenceH MORECAMBE 1 - 1
15/12/2001 League / ConferenceA CHESTER CITY 2 - 0
08/12/2001 League / ConferenceA DOVER ATHLETIC 1 - 0
04/12/2001 Liverpool Senior Cup / 1A ST HELENS TOWN 2 - 1
01/12/2001 League / ConferenceH DAGENHAM & REDBRIDGE 2 - 2
24/11/2001 League / ConferenceA HAYES 0 - 1
17/11/2001 FA Cup / 1A DAGENHAM & REDBRIDGE 0 - 1
09/11/2001 League / ConferenceH YEOVIL TOWN 3 - 0
03/11/2001 League / ConferenceA BOSTON UNITED 0 - 0
30/10/2001 FA Cup / 4QRH MARINE 2 - 1
27/10/2001 FA Cup / 4QA MARINE 1 - 1
29/09/2001 League / ConferenceH DONCASTER ROVERS 1 - 0
22/09/2001 League / ConferenceA FOREST GREEN ROVERS 1 - 2
18/09/2001 League / ConferenceA STALYBRIDGE CELTIC 0 - 0
15/09/2001 League / ConferenceH MARGATE 1 - 2
11/09/2001 League / ConferenceH NORTHWICH VICS 5 - 1
08/09/2001 League / ConferenceA BARNET 0 - 0
04/09/2001 League / ConferenceA LEIGH RMI 2 - 1
01/09/2001 League / ConferenceH STEVENAGE BORO 0 - 0
27/08/2001 League / ConferenceA HEREFORD UNITED 0 - 0
25/08/2001 League / ConferenceH FARNBOROUGH TOWN 2 - 5
21/08/2001 League / ConferenceH CHESTER CITY 3 - 2
18/08/2001 League / ConferenceA DAGENHAM & REDBRIDGE 1 - 1
31/07/2001 Liverpool Senior Cup / FinalA BURSCOUGH 0 - 1
05/05/2001 League / ConferenceH DAGENHAM & REDBRIDGE 0 - 1
30/04/2001 League / ConferenceA STEVENAGE BORO 3 - 1
28/04/2001 League / ConferenceA FOREST GREEN ROVERS 0 - 2
24/04/2001 Lancashire Junior Cup / FinalN LANCASTER CITY 1 - 0
21/04/2001 League / ConferenceH HEDNESFORD TOWN 2 - 0
16/04/2001 League / ConferenceA DOVER ATHLETIC 1 - 0
14/04/2001 League / ConferenceH KINGSTONIAN 2 - 2
10/04/2001 League / ConferenceA WOKING 2 - 1
07/04/2001 League / ConferenceA HAYES 0 - 1
31/03/2001 League / ConferenceH NORTHWICH VICS 1 - 1
27/03/2001 League / ConferenceH HEREFORD UNITED 1 - 1
25/03/2001 League / ConferenceA BOSTON UNITED 0 - 1
20/03/2001 Lancashire Junior Cup / SFA MORECAMBE 3 - 1
17/03/2001 League / ConferenceH NUNEATON BOROUGH 1 - 2
13/03/2001 League / ConferenceH CHESTER CITY 1 - 0
10/03/2001 FA Trophy / QFA CHESTER CITY 0 - 1
03/03/2001 League / ConferenceH KETTERING TOWN 2 - 3
24/02/2001 FA Trophy / 5A WEYMOUTH 2 - 1
20/02/2001 Lancashire Junior Cup / 3H MARINE 5 - 0
17/02/2001 League / ConferenceH FOREST GREEN ROVERS 1 - 1
10/02/2001 League / ConferenceA TELFORD UNITED 3 - 2
06/02/2001 Conference League Cup / QFH CHESTER CITY 0 - 3
03/02/2001 FA Trophy / 4A KINGSTONIAN 1 - 0
27/01/2001 League / ConferenceA SCARBOROUGH 1 - 1
23/01/2001 Liverpool Senior Cup / 1H ST HELENS TOWN 4 - 1
20/01/2001 League / ConferenceA YEOVIL TOWN 1 - 0
13/01/2001 FA Trophy / 3H HEDNESFORD TOWN 3 - 0
09/01/2001 Lancashire Junior Cup / 2A BARROW 5 - 3
06/01/2001 League / ConferenceH RUSHDEN & DIAMONDS 1 - 3
01/01/2001 League / ConferenceA MORECAMBE 3 - 1
26/12/2000 League / ConferenceH MORECAMBE 1 - 2
22/12/2000 League / ConferenceH STEVENAGE BORO 2 - 2
16/12/2000 League / ConferenceA LEIGH RMI 2 - 2
09/12/2000 FA Cup / 2H KINGSTONIAN 1 - 2
25/11/2000 League / ConferenceA DAGENHAM & REDBRIDGE 1 - 0
18/11/2000 FA Cup / 1A HAVANT & WATERLOOVILLE 2 - 1
14/11/2000 Lancashire Junior Cup / 1H DARWEN 3 - 0
11/11/2000 League / ConferenceH DOVER ATHLETIC 2 - 1
04/11/2000 League / ConferenceA HEDNESFORD TOWN 1 - 0
31/10/2000 FA Cup / 4QRH DONCASTER ROVERS 1 - 0
28/10/2000 FA Cup / 4QA DONCASTER ROVERS 2 - 2
21/10/2000 League / ConferenceH HAYES 2 - 0
17/10/2000 Conference League Cup / 2H DONCASTER ROVERS 1 - 0
14/10/2000 League / ConferenceA KINGSTONIAN 1 - 3
03/10/2000 League / ConferenceA NORTHWICH VICS 2 - 0
30/09/2000 League / ConferenceA NUNEATON BOROUGH 2 - 1
26/09/2000 League / ConferenceH BOSTON UNITED 3 - 1
23/09/2000 League / ConferenceH WOKING 0 - 1
16/09/2000 League / ConferenceA KETTERING TOWN 1 - 1
12/09/2000 League / ConferenceA DONCASTER ROVERS 0 - 1
09/09/2000 League / ConferenceH TELFORD UNITED 3 - 0
05/09/2000 League / ConferenceH SCARBOROUGH 3 - 1
02/09/2000 League / ConferenceA CHESTER CITY 1 - 0
28/08/2000 League / ConferenceA RUSHDEN & DIAMONDS 0 - 4
26/08/2000 League / ConferenceH YEOVIL TOWN 3 - 0
22/08/2000 League / ConferenceH LEIGH RMI 1 - 2
19/08/2000 League / ConferenceA HEREFORD UNITED 0 - 0
06/05/2000 League / ConferenceA STEVENAGE BORO 1 - 1
04/05/2000 League / ConferenceH KINGSTONIAN 0 - 0
01/05/2000 League / ConferenceH ALTRINCHAM 2 - 0
29/04/2000 League / ConferenceA DOVER ATHLETIC 1 - 1
24/04/2000 League / ConferenceA HEDNESFORD TOWN 2 - 1
22/04/2000 League / ConferenceH RUSHDEN & DIAMONDS 2 - 1
15/04/2000 League / ConferenceH KIDDERMINSTER HARRIERS 0 - 1
08/04/2000 League / ConferenceA WELLING UNITED 1 - 4
04/04/2000 League / ConferenceH NUNEATON BOROUGH 2 - 0
01/04/2000 League / ConferenceA NORTHWICH VICS 1 - 0
25/03/2000 League / ConferenceH STEVENAGE BORO 2 - 1
21/03/2000 League / ConferenceH DONCASTER ROVERS 1 - 0
18/03/2000 League / ConferenceA KETTERING TOWN 3 - 0
14/03/2000 FA Trophy / QFRH KINGSTONIAN 0 - 1
11/03/2000 FA Trophy / QFA KINGSTONIAN 0 - 0
04/03/2000 League / ConferenceH HAYES 4 - 1
29/02/2000 League / ConferenceA SCARBOROUGH 0 - 3
26/02/2000 FA Trophy / 5H WOKING 3 - 0
19/02/2000 League / ConferenceA FOREST GREEN ROVERS 0 - 1
12/02/2000 League / ConferenceH YEOVIL TOWN 1 - 1
05/02/2000 FA Trophy / 4H EMLEY 2 - 0
29/01/2000 League / ConferenceA SUTTON UNITED 1 - 1
25/01/2000 League / ConferenceA TELFORD UNITED 0 - 0
22/01/2000 League / ConferenceH HEDNESFORD TOWN 2 - 0
18/01/2000 FA Trophy / 3RA ALTRINCHAM 1 - 1
15/01/2000 FA Trophy / 3H ALTRINCHAM 0 - 0
11/01/2000 Lancashire Junior Cup / 2H LEIGH RMI 1 - 2
08/01/2000 League / ConferenceA WOKING 0 - 0
03/01/2000 League / ConferenceH MORECAMBE 1 - 1
27/12/1999 League / ConferenceA MORECAMBE 3 - 3
18/12/1999 League / ConferenceH NORTHWICH VICS 0 - 1
04/12/1999 League / ConferenceA HEREFORD UNITED 1 - 2
27/11/1999 FA Trophy / 2A BARROW 3 - 2
20/11/1999 League / ConferenceH DOVER ATHLETIC 1 - 2
13/11/1999 League / ConferenceA KIDDERMINSTER HARRIERS 0 - 5
09/11/1999 Conference League Cup / 2H SCARBOROUGH 1 - 2
06/11/1999 League / ConferenceH KETTERING TOWN 0 - 1
30/10/1999 FA Cup / 1A DARLINGTON 1 - 2
23/10/1999 League / ConferenceA YEOVIL TOWN 1 - 1
18/10/1999 FA Cup / 4QRA EMLEY 2 - 0
16/10/1999 FA Cup / 4QH EMLEY 1 - 1
09/10/1999 League / ConferenceH WELLING UNITED 3 - 2
05/10/1999 Conference League Cup / 1H MORECAMBE 2 - 1
02/10/1999 League / ConferenceA NUNEATON BOROUGH 2 - 0
25/09/1999 League / ConferenceH SUTTON UNITED 1 - 1
11/09/1999 League / ConferenceH HEREFORD UNITED 0 - 1
04/09/1999 League / ConferenceA HAYES 2 - 0
30/08/1999 League / ConferenceA ALTRINCHAM 0 - 3
28/08/1999 League / ConferenceH FOREST GREEN ROVERS 2 - 1
24/08/1999 League / ConferenceA DONCASTER ROVERS 1 - 1
21/08/1999 League / ConferenceA KINGSTONIAN 2 - 4
17/08/1999 League / ConferenceH SCARBOROUGH 2 - 2
14/08/1999 League / ConferenceH WOKING 4 - 1

Games where player has scored

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
02/03/2002League / ConferenceH STALYBRIDGE CELTIC 3 - 1
27/03/2001League / ConferenceH HEREFORD UNITED 1 - 1
01/04/2000League / ConferenceA NORTHWICH VICS 1 - 0
26/02/2000FA Trophy / 5H WOKING 3 - 0
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