Result: Southport 1-1 Braintree Town February 13th, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Latest Sports Shares Comments Louis Almond’s goal earned Southport a draw against play-off-chasing Braintree Town in the National League. Dan Sparkes put Braintree ahead when he fired in Matt Fry’s right-wing cross from inside the box. Josh Thompson headed wide as the Sandgrounders pushed for an equaliser, before Almond turned Paul Rutherford’s cross beyond Town keeper Michael Crowe. Southport forward Andy Bishop missed the target from six yards out late on, but Braintree held on for a point. Midfielder Steven Hewitt was an unused substitute for Southport after joining the club on Friday, having been allowed to leave Chester. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!