Southport FC sack their first manager of the season September 4th, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Latest Sports Shares Comments Photo: Andy Bishop Southport FC sack their first manager of the season Southport have parted company with player-manager Andy Bishop after only one win in their first eight National League matches. The 33-year-old, who has played three times this season, was appointed in April after a spell as interim boss. His departure means the club, who say they are “actively seeking applications for the post”, will look to appoint their ninth manager since April 2013. The announcement was made shortly after Saturday’s 1-0 loss to Dover. OTSNews.co.uk‘s sources close to SFC say that port are about to appoint Liam Watson in a director of football type roll. Andy Bishop is also set to be replaced with be Steve Burr (who is a mate of Liam Watson). Southport FC declined to comment. Result: Southport 0-1 Dover Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ 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!