RIP John McPhee (1937-2015)


We are saddened to learn today of the death of former Southport captain John McPhee over the weekend. McPhee signed for the Sandgrounders in 1971, displacing club legend Arthur Peat from his usual playing position.  He went on to become an integral part of the 1972-73 Fourth Division Championship winning side, lifting the trophy as skipper before retiring from the game at the end of that season to concentrate on his Sheraton Hotel on Blackpool’s North Shore.
John played for Motherwell, Blackpool, Barnsley and Southport making 91 appearances in all competitions, scoring once. Twice named Blackpool’s Player of the Year he spent 8 years at at Bloomfield Road and also 7 years with Motherwell.

What are your memories of John? Add your comments and let us know below…