It is a famous story really, how Craig Noone saw the light whilst fixing the roof at the palatial home of Liverpool and England legend Steven Gerrard. Duffy made his debut for the League Two side in Tuesday. The heat from the flames shattered a fish tank however and the water almost managed to put out the fire.
I started my football career at Preston North End as, There are some goals that as a fan you will never forget. Firstly a "giant killing" away at Mansfield Town in 1998 and then we look back to 1964 for an eventful second round tie against Wrexham. In his first season he scored 11 goals in 24, The following article was published in the matchday programme shortly after the transfer of Andy Mutch to Wolves. Shaun Whalley was arrested in the early hours of Monday morning in connection with an alleged assault in Berkshire. He was one of the few local players in the post war period to represent Southport Football Club’s League team. Former Workington Reds forward Gus Alexander dies Alan played 24 games for the club between 1974 and 1975. He is knowledgeable about the game without being self-assertive or boastful. ALEX PARKER
My debut was at home against rushden and diamonds a game which I also scored in
Can you tell us about how you ended up signing for Southport? Alan Groves: The Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo That Never Was? The eleven men and one woman have been charged with conspiracy to supply, IT is little wonder Southport talk about their adopted son Carl Baker with the fiercest of pride. Gary knows the club well having previously had spells as both player and manager however the. My debut was against Merthyr Tydfil (I think) the Saturday after I had signed on the Friday. Gary brings with him Paul Carden as his assistant. It was written by Michael Braham.
The Independent (London); Jan 23, 2010; Ivan Ponting; p. The Workington News & Star today reports that former Sandgrounder Gus Alexander has passed away aged 75 after a short illness. Wherever possible notes made at the time by persons present have been used. The Liverpool Echo reported that a "waterlogged ground made conditions difficult at Haig Avenue but Southport went mudlarking in great style". Farrell made 67 appearances for the club and even chipped in with a couple of goals. It’s overwhelming. SCUNTHORPE UNITED 1 - 2 SOUTHPORT MANSFIELD TOWN 1, Born on this day 1931, the incredible George Bromilow. Birkenhead-born former professional footballer Peter Davenport’s career is well-documented – an England cap, a Wembley FA Cup final appearance. Stadium: Merseyrail Community Stadium 6.008 Seats. Long-running Career Of Black Country Lad Southport ace Phil raps 'conned' ref Liam Willis has joined Marine on loan from Barrow. Brian was part of one of the most successful sides in the history of the club and wil be sorely missed. Elizabeth Leather was born in 1838. Yet few players, Published Date: 23 March 2007 Phil made 51 appearances for the Sandgrounders, scoring 10 goals in the 1988/89 season.
Particular thanks to Geoff Wilde, Michael Braham and Rob Urwin. Liam Watson hauled his aching bones out of a creaking metal bunk bed as dawn broke over Catterick Army camp, slipped on his boots and shuffled out on to the drill yard. 19, Average age: What was your.
It was the Southport forward line however that took all the headlines as this article from the Liverpool Echo, On this day in 1993 Southport, playing their first season in the national Football Conference, welcomed Telford United to Haig Avenue. Sad news today that former player, coach and manager Alex Parker has died aged 74. He made 262 appearances for the Sandgrounders and chipped in with 10 goals (all of which were during his last spell with the club). Home of the Southport FC Former Players Association. His. Goals: Alan Wilson, George Dewsnip, The squad overview can be embedded on the own homepage via iframe. One couldn't discuss Syd's time with Southport without mentioning the 2002 FA Cup clash between the Sandgrounders and Notts County at Haig Avenue. We are saddened to learn of the death of former Sandgrounder Andy King who passed away earlier today of a heart attack.
Frank Rawcliffe was that rare breed of an Englishman who flourished in Italy. +-0. Jon Newby will celebrate his 29th birthday on Wednesday safe in the knowledge he has rekindled his Football League dream at Christie Park.
Footer Menu Former Southport FC’s Terry Fearns facing jail over drugs plot, Footballer Carl Baker’s pride at Southport FC roots, Former Southport FC star Steve Pickford revels in past FA Cup glories, The Big Interview – Ciaran Kilheeney (LEP), The Big Interview: Southport FC goals legend Eric Redrobe.
His daughter, Janis Miles, said yesterday: “I am absolutely over the moon.
Benjamin Rickerby Rank, Service No, Regiment: Rifleman,25/1111, 3rd Bn. Francis Oliver King was born on 13th April 1917 in Radcliffe, Northumberland. "The name Rimmer is synonymous with Southport yet it is almost thirty years since Southport Football Club last had a player of that name appearing in their first team. "The name Rimmer is synonymous with Southport yet it is almost thirty years since Southport Football Club last had a player of that name appearing in their first team. Full Name: John McPheeNormal Position:Defender Alan played in the Lancashire Floodlight League during the Billy Bingham period as a young reserve and then played in the Northern Premier League between 1980-1982 makng 81 appearances, How much do we know about the man largely credited with the establishment of football in our town? The man I caught up with last week was one of those men. Eric Snookes thumbs through a dog-eared old scrapbook, and laughs out loud when he runs his finger over a faded newspaper cutting, recording his Preston North End debut. It was the early spring of 1996, a year avid Deepdale-watchers would rush to declare a vintage, as Preston North End were crowned Division Three champions. Daniel Lloyd-Weston had only been at his new club in Greece for three days when he was handed an envelope stuffed with nearly 3,000 euros in bank notes.For a 19-year-old reserve goalkeeper, at a second-tier team, this was a princely sum.But was this a signing-on. By John Walsh The much changed team, included 6, arguably 7 (if you include Billy Whittle who was originally signed by Andy Bishop from the clubs Under 21 side in 2015 before getting injured), new faces, On this day in 1968 Southport travelled to Billy Bingham's Plymouth Argyle. David Fitzpatrick's goal against Halifax last season (which kept Southport up! By Tony Dewhurst Current transfer record: +-0 See more information. The 23-year-old finally completed his loan move to Morecambe this week and goes to Christie Park with a view to signing a permanent deal. The following morning the club unveiled former Southport goalscoring hero John Coleman as manager. Football’s forgotten genius. A Laurie Load Of Posts! He joined Mansfield Town in 1947 and spent four years at the Stags before being picked up by Joe Smith, the, We are delighted to announce, on his 93rd Birthday, that Trevor Hitchen will be inducted into the Southport FC Hall of Fame on 16th November 2019. Commenting on the appointment Chairman Charlie Clapham said "I am delighted to announce John, Sadly the club has been informed today of the death of Johnny Martin by Johnny's family. The following story comes from one such email from the nephew (Neil Stretton) of a player who played for the club in the 1919/1920, Today, 29th December 2013, we are saddened to learn of the sudden death of Paul Comstive following a heart attack. By Matt Slater The man I caught up with over the weekend, can, We are saddened to learn today of the death of former player-manager Paul Futcher, aged 60 following a short battle with Cancer. Shaun became a hot property during his first spell and it came as no surprise when he was snapped up by Northwich Victoria, There are many players who pass through the doors of Haig Avenue that go on to make a name for themselves in the world of football. He went on to become an integral part of the 1972-73 Fourth Division Championship winning, Former Sandgrounder Steve and Danny Whitehall nearly had a Christmas disaster as a fire ripped through their Warrington home in the early hours of yesterday morning. Published Date: 12 December 2008 Johnny passed away on Saturday aged 66 in Tenerife where he had been based for many years. 164 likes. The winner of our Southport’s Greatest contest can today be revealed as... former Southport FC star Harry Boyle. Here is his follow-up story. Gary Rimmer. A number of Profiles on this site are referenced and reproduced with Permission from: Gary Rimmer, We have learned this evening of the passing of former Sandgrounder Dave Lyon, aged 71. The Sandgrounders: The Complete League History of Southport F. C., by Michael Braham and Geoff Wilde (Palatine Books, 1995). Before leaving former Preston North End star Allan Smart's Lostock Hall home I stopped to admire a giant, framed colour print of Watford at Wembley Stadium, and asked him about the photograph. The left winger signed from Workington in August 1974 making 54 Football League appearance plus 9 substitute appearances, Southport Football Club have been informed (by brother Colin Alty), of the sudden death of former goalkeeper Alan Alty on 31st October 2013. He was a giant of a man who, after appearing for Lancashire Schoolboys at Rugby League, turned down the opportunity of signing for St Helens and Wigan Rugby League teams to join Bolton Wanderers. Ron Smith, one of the heroes of Southport's memorable FA Cup run 50 years ago , believes manager Billy Bingham had a revolutionary impact on the club. Vinny Mukendi had a busy month leaving Nantwich T to move.