Southport Football Club 1885-86

Season Results & Line-Ups

05/09/1885         TURTON (Home)                                                                  Won 3 – 1 (Report)

J.Mayall (Goal); H.Baxter, J.Griffiths, J.Briggs, P.Mellor, C.Morris, T.Morris, A.Bailey, J.Johnson, J.Halsall, W.Hodge

Goal: Hodge

12/09/1885         Burscough (Away)                                                               Won 3 – 1 (Report)

Liverpool Challenge Cup / 1

J.Mayall (Goal); H.Baxter, J.Melross, J.Griffiths, J.Briggs, P.Mellor, C.Morris, T.Morris, J.Johnson, W.Hodge, A.Bailey

Goals: Morris, Briggs (2)

19/09/1885         High Park (Away)                                                                 Lost 1 – 2 (Report)

J.Mayall (Goal); H.Baxter, J.Melross, J.Griffiths, J.Briggs, P.Mellor, C.Morris, J.Johnson, Gosson, W.Hodge, Critchley

26/09/1885         FISHWICK RAMBLERS (Home)                                          Lost 0 – 7

S.Platt (Goal); H.Baxter, J.Melross, J.Griffiths, J.Briggs, P.Mellor, C.Morris, W.Bailey, W.Hodge, A.Bailey, T.Morris

28/09/1885         SHEFFIELD (Home)                                                              Lost 1 – 2

E. Ramsbottom, Wright, J.Melross, J.Griffiths, P.Mellor, C.Morris, T.B.Burnett, T.Morris, A.Bailey, J.Johnson, J.Richardson        

03/10/1885         Darwen (Away)                                                                    Lost 1 – 12

Lancashire Senior Cup / 1

J.Mayall (Goal); S.Platt, H.Baxter, Wright, J.Griffiths, J.Briggs, C.Morris, J.Richardson, T.Morris, A.Bailey, J.Johnson   

10/10/1885         ASTLEY BRIDGE (Home)                                                     Lost 2 – 3 (Report)

FA Cup / 1

S.Platt (Goal); H.Baxter, J.Melross, J.Griffiths, J.Briggs, P.Mellor, C.Morris, A.Bailey, J.Johnson, J.Richardson, T.Morris               

17/10/1885         Southport Wanderers (Away)                                          Won 4 – 1 (Report)

S.Platt (Goal); H.Baxter, J.Melross, J.Griffiths, J.Briggs, P.Mellor, C.Morris, W.Bailey, A.Bailey, J.Johnson, T.Morris      

24/10/1885         BURSCOUGH (Home)                                                         Won 1 – 0

Liverpool Challenge Cup / 1

S.Platt (Goal); H.Baxter, J.Melross, J.Griffiths, J.Briggs, C.Morris, A.Bailey, J.Johnson, W.Hodge, J.Richardson, T.Morris              

31/10/1885         CAMBRIAN (Home)                                                             Won 3 – 1 (Report)

J.Mayall (Goal); H.Baxter, J.Griffiths, W.Morris, J.Richardson, T.Morris, T.Sellars, J.Johnson, J.Leadbetter, W.Hodge, T.Lea      

07/11/1885         Everton (Away)                                                                    Lost 0 – 3 (Report)

J.Mayall (Goal); H.Baxter, J.Griffiths, J.Briggs, P.Mellor, C.Morris, P. Hodge, W.Morris, J.Johnson, A.Bailey, T.Morris  

14/11/1885         SOUTHPORT WANDERERS (Home)                                 Won 3 – 1 (Report)

S.Platt (Goal); J.Mayall, J.Melross, J.Griffiths, J.Briggs, C.Morris, W.Morris, A.Bailey, T.Morris, J.Johnson, W.Hodge   

21/11/1885         Stanley (Away)                                                                     Lost 1 – 5 (Report)

J.Mayall (Goal); H.Baxter, J.Melross, J.Griffiths, J.Briggs, W.Morris, C.Morris, A.Bailey, J.Johnson, W.Hodge, T.Morris

Goal: Bailey

28/11/1885         Liverpool Ramblers (Away)                                               Draw 0-0

Platt (Goal); Baxter, Griffiths, Bailey, Johnson, Briggs, Mellor, Richardson, C.Morris, T.Morris, Gill                                                                  

12/12/1885         BOOTLE (Home)                                                                   Lost 0 – 5 (Report)

Liverpool Challenge Cup / 2

S.Platt (Goal); H.Baxter, J.Melross, J.Griffiths, J.Briggs, P.Mellor, C.Morris, W.Bailey, J.Johnson, J.Richardson, T.Morris              

19/12/1885         BURSCOUGH (Home)                                         Won – Score Not Known

No Line-Up Available

25/12/1885         HIGH PARK (Home)                                                             Won 1 – 0 (Report)

Hesketh (Goal), Burnett, Griffiths, Johnson, Briggs, Bailey, Melross, R.Dutton, C.Morris, P.Mellor, W.Morris

Goal: C.Morris

26/12/1885         WIGAN (Home)                                                                    Won 6 – 1 (Report)

J.Morris (Goal); Burnett, Mayall, Bailey, Briggs (Capt.), Johnson, Melross, Dutton, C.Morris, Mellor, W.Morris                             

01/01/1886         NEWTON HEATH (Home)                                                  Won 2 – 1 (Report)

J.Mayall (Goal); S.Platt, H.Baxter, J.Melross, J.Briggs, P.Mellor, C.Morris, T.B.Burnett, D.Dutton, W.Hodge, T.Morris  

02/01/1886         Liverpool Ramblers (Away)                                               Won 2 – 0 (Report 1, 2)

J.Mayall (Goal); S.Platt, H.Baxter, J.Briggs, P.Mellor, C.Morris, W.Morris, T.B.Burnett, W.Bailey, D.Dutton, T.Morris

Goals: Morris, W, Morris, T

16/01/1886         SOUTHPORT WANDERERS (Home)                 Lost 2 – 3 (Reports: 1,2,3,4,5)

S.Platt (Goal); J.Melross, J.Briggs, P.Mellor, C.Morris, C. Riley, A. Dalby, A.Bailey, D.Dutton, T.Morris              , J.Johnson

Goals: Mellor (2)

23/01/1886         Liverpool Cambrian (Away)                              Result Not Known

No Line-Up Available

30/01/1886         Newton Heath (Away)                                       Lost 0 – 4 (Report 1, 2)
*match confined to 40 minutes play. two “twenties”

J.Mayall (Goal); J.Melross, P.Mellor, J.Sykes, W.Morris, C.Morris, T.B.Burnett, W.Bailey, J.Johnson, W.Hodge, D.Dutton           

06/02/1886         ECCLES BOROUGH (Home)                                Draw 0 – 0 (Report 1, 2, 3)
*Played without a referee. Goal was disputed

J.Mayall (Goal); Ormerod, J.Melross, P.Mellor, Walmsley, W.Morris, T.B.Burnett, W.Bailey, T.Morris, J.Johnson, D.Dutton       

13/02/1886         Fishwick Ramblers (Away)                                Lost 2 – 5 (Report 1, 2)
*No report published by Visiter with scathing note to secretaries about the non provision of the report.

No Line-Up Available

20/02/1886         Wigan (Away)                                                      Result Not Known

No Line-Up Available

27/02/1886         SOUTHPORT WANDERERS (Home)                 Won 4 – 0 (Report 1, 2)

J.Mayall (Goal); S.Platt, H.Baxter, P.Mellor, C.Morris, W.Morris, T.B.Burnett, W.Bailey, J.Johnson, D.Dutton, T.Morris

Goals: Dutton, Mellor (3)

06/03/1886         LIVERPOOL RAMBLERS (Home)                       Result Not Known

*At Sandringham Road School

No Line-Up Available

13/03/1886         BOOTLE  (Home)                                                 Draw 1 – 1     (Report)       

No Line Up Given

20/03/1886         Everton (Away)                                                    Lost 2 – 8 (Report 1, 2, 3)

J.Mayall (Goal); H.Baxter, J.Briggs, P.Mellor, W.Morris, C.Morris, T.B.Burnett, A.Bailey, J.Johnson, D.Dutton, T.Morris

Goals: Baxter, Morris

27/03/1886         BURSCOUGH (Neutral)                                      Draw 1 – 1 (Report 1, 2)

Southport Charity Cup

J.Mayall (Goal); A.Bailey, H.Baxter, J.Briggs, T.Burnett, Dutton, Maccullum, P.Mellor, C.Morris, T.Morris, W.Morris

Goal: Dutton

03/04/1886         STANLEY (Home)                                                 Won 2-0 (Report 1, 2)

T.B.Burnett (Goal); J.Mayall, J.Griffiths; J.Melross, Bailey, J.Briggs, P.Mellor, W.Morris, C.Morris, D.Dutton, T.Morris 

10/04/1886         BURSCOUGH (Home)                                                         Won 7 – 0 (Report 1, 2)

Southport Charity Cup / 1

J.Mayall (Goal); S.Platt, J.Melross, J.Briggs, C.Morris, W.Morris, T.B.Burnett, W.Bailey, J.Johnson, D.Dutton, T.Morris      

Goals: T.Morris, C.Morris (3), Dutton, Melross (2)          

17/04/1886         LIVERPOOL RAMBLERS (Home)                                       Won 2 – 0 (Report 1, 2)

Platt (Goal); Clare, Mayall (backs); Johnson, Briggs, Bailey (½ backs); Mellor, Dutton, T.Morris, C.Morris, W.Morris (forwards)

23/04/1886         HIGH PARK (Home)                                                             Won 2 – 0 (Report)

No Line-Up Available

01/05/1886         CHRIST CHURCH (Home)                                                   Won 2 – 1 (Report 1, 2, 3, 4)

Southport Charity Cup / SF

J.Mayall (Goal); H.Baxter, J.Briggs, P.Mellor, W.Morris, C.Morris, T.B.Burnett, W.Bailey, J.Johnson, D.Dutton, T.Morris

Goals: Dutton, Morris

08/05/1886         SOUTHPORT WANDERERS (Home)                                 Won 4 – 0 (Report)

Southport Charity Cup / Final

J.Mayall (Goal); H.Baxter, J.Briggs, P.Mellor, W.Morris, C.Morris, T.B.Burnett, W.Bailey, J.Johnson, D.Dutton, T.Morris  

Goals: Mellor (2), C.Morris, Scrimmage