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MATCH PREVIEW | Southport v Lincoln City

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Southport’s season, and their time as a Vanarama National League club, comes to an end on Saturday. Fittingly, it is Lincoln City who visit, as they did for the first game of the 2011-12 season following the Sandgrounders’ reprieve from relegation the season before. That day they arrived newly relegated. This time they travel to… Read more »

Charlie Clapham quits Southport Football Club

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At yesterday’s Board Meeting the first item on the agenda was the future position of the Club going forward. It was confirmed by Charlie Clapham that Sam Shrouder, Haydn Preece and David Barron would stand down as Directors at the end of the Clubs Financial year end the 30th June 2017. As Chairman I confirmed that… Read more »

Southport lift Youth Trophy

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Southport celebrate (photo: Eamonn McNamara) Southport won the Lancashire Sunday League’s Syndicate Trust Youth Trophy for the third time following their 5-0 victory against Charnock Richard at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium. Southport went ahead after 10 minutes when a cross from the left was well met by Ethan Dwyer, whose header beat the Charnock keeper…. Read more »

Anyone in Southport for Tennis?

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Everyone is welcome, from those who have never played tennis before to North Meols Tennis Club, which is situated in Mill Lane Crescent, Churchtown, is hosting two Open Days this Saturday and Sunday, 22nd and 23rd April. experienced club players – and of course any budding Andy Murrays. The events are free and are run in… Read more »

MATCH PREVIEW | Dover Athletic v Southport

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Photo: Chairman, Charlie clapham MATCH PREVIEW | Dover Athletic v Southport Having looked likely for several weeks now, Southport’s relegation from the Vanarama National League may be confirmed on Good Friday. Defeat at Dover Athletic, or victory for any two out of Braintree Town, Woking and York City will officially leave the Sandgrounders unable to… Read more »

Southport FC Board Statement

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Photo: Southport Football Club, Charlie Clapham Southport FC Board Statement  Dear Supporters, The Southport Football Club Board are aware that there is a meeting of Trust in Yellow supporters who have extended an invitation to all supporters to discuss the season we are concluding in a little over two weeks.  The Board are of course aware… Read more »

Southport Physio With Plenty To Work On!

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Port Physio With Plenty To Work On! Port physio Luke McCall has several players under treatment before the Good Friday fixture at Dover followed by the Easter Monday Vanarama National League clash with play off certainties Forest Green Rovers at the Merseyrail Community Stadium. Jack Higgins has missed the last two matches with his injury… Read more »

MATCH REPORT | Sutton United 2-2 Southport

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MATCH REPORT | Sutton United 2-2 Southport  Roarie Deacon scored a last-minute equaliser to earn Sutton a 2-2 draw and push Southport closer to relegation from the National League. Back-to-back home defeats by Guiseley and Macclesfield had left Southport on the verge of the drop and they are now 10 points from safety with only… Read more »

MATCH PREVIEW | Sutton United v Southport

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Southport travel to Sutton United on Saturday in the knowledge that any realistic hopes of survival were ended by two home defeats in the space of the first four days of April. Wins at home to Guiseley and Macclesfield Town would have seen the Sandgrounders four points from safety with five games remaining, but now… Read more »

Result | Southport 1-2 Macclesfield Town

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Photo: Southport Chairman, Charlie Clapham Result | Southport 1-2 Macclesfield Town Macclesfield kept their National League play-off hopes alive with a 2-1 win at bottom club Southport. The Silkmen led 2-0 in little more than a quarter of an hour, Neil Byrne heading the opener from Danny Whitaker’s cross before Andy Halls set up a… Read more »

MATCH PREVIEW | Tonight – Southport v Macclesfield Town

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MATCH PREVIEW | Tonight- Southport v Macclesfield Town At Merseyrail Community Stadium Tonight (Tuesday) Southport take on Wembley bound Buildbase FA Trophy finalists Macclesfield Town. Kick off is 7:45pm. The Silkmen are secure in 9th place in the Vanarama National League with an impressive 10 away victories including last Saturday’s 4-2 win at Boreham Wood…. Read more »

MATCH REPORT | Southport 0-1 Guiseley

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MATCH REPORT | Southport 0-1 Guiseley  Guiseley condemned National League bottom side Southport to a ninth defeat in 11 games with a narrow victory at Haig Avenue. Rory McKeown’s cross-shot hit the bar as Southport made a confident start, but after the break the visitors took control. Kevan Hurst tested Craig King’s handling with a… Read more »

MATCH PREVIEW | Southport v Guiseley

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After finally ending a run of ten league games without a win against Boreham Wood, Southport must build on the long awaited three points if they are to breathe new life into their season. Whilst results on Tuesday did not go the Sandgrounders’ way they are just about still alive in the National League, however… Read more »

MATCH PREVIEW | Southport v Boreham Wood

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MATCH PREVIEW | Southport v Boreham Wood Southport welcome Boreham Wood to the Merseyrail Community Stadium on Saturday in the hope of registering their first win under Andy Preece. The Wood come into the match with confidence having secured an impressive victory against title contenders Lincoln in midweek, having also beaten play off hopefuls Dover… Read more »

MATCH REPORT | York City 5 – 3 Southport

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Jon Parkin inspired York to a breathtaking 5-3 win against rock-bottom Southport which involved the lead changing hands three times. The Minstermen went ahead in the fourth minute when Aidan Connolly slipped the ball to Sean Newton who skipped past a couple of defenders and fired home from 15 yards via a deflection. However, the… Read more »

MATCH PREVIEW | York City v Southport

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York City V Southport

MATCH PREVIEW | York City v Southport Almost five years ago to the day, Southport travelled to York City for a game that had major connotations in the race for the play offs, with promotion to the Football League looking a genuine possibility. Now the two sides face each other again, both needing three points… Read more »

Free Tennis Coaching at Club Open Day

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Free Tennis Coaching at Club Open Day Southbank Lawn Tennis Club at the Rookery Sports Ground in Roe Lane is holding an Open Day on Saturday 25th March 2017 from 2 – 4pm. Free taster coaching sessions will be on offer or just come and have a hit on the courts. Adults and children aged… Read more »

Southport Trinity Cricket Club secure ASDA Foundation Sponsorship

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Photo: Tony Campbell with George and Tom Southport Trinity Cricket Club secure ASDA Foundation Sponsorship ASDA Southport Community Champion Sharon Gregory-Wareing is working with Southport Trinity Cricket Club to secure sponsorship funding from the ASDA Foundation. This week the new shirts and equipment arrived. Tony Campbell junior cricket manager said: ” We are extremly grateful… Read more »

Preparing For The 146th Open

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Preparing For The 146th Open Work has started in and around Southport as Sefton prepares to host the 146th Open at Royal Birkdale. Extensive planning has been carried out ahead of the Championship as more than 200,000 are expected to attend the July spectacle. Some work has already started on Birkdale Common meaning restricted access… Read more »

RESULT | Braintree 2-0 Southport

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Sam Come’s brace eased Braintree to victory over National League strugglers Southport. Euan Murray almost opened the scoring in spectacular fashion for the visitors after 11 minutes, but his overhead kick hit a post after beating Ben McNamara. Southport continued to play well, but it was the hosts who got the breakthrough when Come found… Read more »

MATCH PREVIEW | Braintree Town v Southport

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Southport’s task on Saturday is to pick themselves up from last weekend’s heart-breaking defeat to Torquay United. The Sandgrounders visit Braintree Town, where they have enjoyed some success in recent years, and will be hoping to register the first victory of the Andy Preece era. Southport find themselves bottom of the table, eight points adrift… Read more »

Grace Michell Wins the North West U12 Girls Epee Champion Title

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Photo: Grace Michell Grace Michell Wins the North West U12 Girls Epee Champion Title Grace Michell, a year 7 pupil at Scarisbrick Hall School, competed in the North West Youth Fencing Championships at the Manchester Fencing Centre in Oldham on Saturday (11th March). Entered for both the under twelve foil and epee events, her day started… Read more »

Proud parents at SB Rangers

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SB Rangers Email sent into OTS News from local junior football team SB Rangers. Myself and all the parents are very proud of this little Southport team SB Rangers, they played their little hearts out yesterday (Saturday 11 March) in their first away game in Liverpool against a brilliant team George’s juniors. We lost but… Read more »

RESULT | Southport 1-2 Torquay

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RESULT | Southport 1-2 Torquay Torquay moved out of the National League relegation zone with a last-minute victory over rock-bottom Southport. Ruairi Keating came off the bench with 10 minutes to go and later struck his first goal for the Gulls by converting a Daniel Sparkes pass. The Devon side had taken a 36th-minute lead… Read more »

Support The Port This Afternoon In Survival Six Pointer At The Merseyrail Community Stadium

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Support The Port This Afternoon In Survival Six Pointer At The Merseyrail Community Stadium We have perfect conditions here at the Merseyrail Community Stadium for this afternoons Southport v Torquay Vanarama National League relegation survival six pointer. Andy Preece is finalising his squad after three morning training sessions this week and with a couple of… Read more »

MATCH PREVIEW | Southport v Torquay United

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MATCH PREVIEW | Southport v Torquay United Repetitive as it may sound after four weeks of saying something along these lines, Southport go into the weekend knowing that they absolutely have to gain three points. Defeat at Maidstone United left the Sandgrounders bottom of the Vanarama National League and facing an uphill task to stay… Read more »

Southport sign Sengalese striker

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TRANSFERS | Striker Jean-Charles Coly Signs Southport FC can confirm the arrival of 23 year-old Sengalese forward Jean-Charles Coly from French side Football Saint Medard En Jalles, following confirmation of his international clearance this morning. Coly will be available to Andy Preece for selection when Torquay United visit the Merseyrail Community Stadium tomorrow.   Submit… Read more »

Our Lady Of Lourdes Wembley Dream Lives On

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Our Lady Of Lourdes Wembley Dream Lives On Thank you to our volunteers who helped put on Southport Football Club’s National League Primary School tournament at the Merseyrail Community Stadium. Organised by the National League Community Trust Programme and funded by the Premier League and Professional Players Association, the dream of Wembley was in the… Read more »

MATCH REPORT | Maidstone United 4 -2 Southport

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MATCH REPORT | Maidstone United 4 -2 Southport Jamar Loza’s double helped Maidstone inflict a seventh straight National League defeat on Southport. The Sandgrounders flew into an early lead when Ben McKenna crept in to head home Neil Ashton’s good ball. However, Joe Pigott lofted in a pass for his strike partner Loza to control… Read more »

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