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Result: Forest Green Rovers 5-1 Southport

August 29th, 2016 in News, Sports

Photo: Charlie Clapham’s Southport trip over Forest Green Rovers Result: Forest Green Rovers 5-1 Southport Forest Green racked up a fifth straight win with a convincing victory at home against struggling Southport. Kieffer Moore gave the hosts the perfect start by heading in Liam Noble’s free-kick. After Mohamed Chemlal doubled the lead inside 10 minutes, Moore… Read more »


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Result: Southport 1-1 Tranmere

August 27th, 2016 in News, Sports

Result: Southport 1-1 Tranmere Referee: Stephen Ross Attendance: 3,046 Teams Southport •1Belford, 12Jones, 5Thompson, 20StanleyBooked at 40mins, 3Ashton, 22Howe, 18Jones, 4NolanBooked at 32mins, 17McCarthy, 19BishopBooked at 45minsSubstituted forAlmondat 53’minutesBooked at 90mins, 16CatonSubstituted forAllenat 51’minutes Substitutes •2White, 7Allen, 9Gray, 10Almond, 14Royle Tranmere •1Davies, 2VaughanSubstituted forRidehalghat 74’minutes, 5McNulty, 20Maynard, 24J Hughes, 6Ihiekwe, 4Jennings, 8HarrisBooked at 41minsSubstituted forKirbyat 78’minutes, 10Norwood, 9Cook, 11JenningsSubstituted forMekkiat 69’minutes Substitutes •3Ridehalgh, 7Mekki, 13Turner, 14Stephenson, 17Kirby Live Text – Courtesy of the BBC  Match ends, Southport 1, Tranmere Rovers 1. Full Time Posted at 90’+4′ Second Half ends, Southport… Read more »


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Southport Seaside 10k Runners Appeal

August 26th, 2016 in News, Sports

Southport Seaside 10k Runners Appeal The Natterjack Seaside 10k and 2k Fun Run will return this September and Galloway’s Society for the Blind are appealing for people to take up the challenge and run to help people living with sight loss. Anna Eddowes-Scott, Community Fundraiser for Galloway’s, also commented: “We are so grateful to Darrell and… Read more »


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Southport assistant manager quits after five games

August 23rd, 2016 in News, Sports

Photo: Unhappy – Craig Madden Alongside manager Andy Bishop (Credit SFC) Southport assistant manager quits after five games Southport FC has announced on their twitter page that assistant manager Craig Madden has left the club after only five games. It says: “After discussions with manager Andy Bishop, Craig Madden has left his position as Southport assistant manager’ Southport… Read more »


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Result: Lincoln 4 – 0 Southport

August 20th, 2016 in News, Sports

Photo: Charlie Clapham takes another fall, this time at Lincoln. Result: Lincoln 4 – 0 Southport  Southport are in free fall after another thumping, this time away to Lincoln. Jonny Margetts scored all four goals to make matters worse Southport had Ashley Grimes sent off on 35 minutes. Southport has lost four or the opening five… Read more »


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Southport 2-1 Woking

August 14th, 2016 in News, Sports

Southport 2-1 Woking  Louis Almond scored twice – including a late winner – as Southport came from behind to beat Woking 2-1 in the National League. Dennon Lewis put the Cards ahead, collecting the ball in the box to strike low and hard past Tyrell Belford in the 13th minute. But the lead did not… Read more »


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Result: Dagenham and Redbridge 3 – 0 Southport

August 6th, 2016 in News, Sports

Photo: Credit SFC Result: Dagenham and Redbridge 3-0 Southport  Southport’s opening match of the new campaign ended with a 3-0 defeat at Dagenham and Redbridge. Goals in the first half from Okenabirhie (15′ minutes), Guttridge (23′ minutes), and a second half goal from Maguire-Drew (67′ minutes) ended a disappointing afternoon for the Port. Full match… Read more »


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Southport FC prep finalised ahead of Saturday’s opener

August 5th, 2016 in News, Sports

Southport FC Prep Finalised Ahead of Saturdays opener  Andy Bishop reported his Port players are ready for the Vanarama National League kick off on Saturday after an excellent last training session this morning (Thursday.) Bishop and assistant Craig Madden took training today at King George V College playing field which included a full scale practice… Read more »


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Southport & Ainsdale Gymnastics Club is now an official Charity

August 3rd, 2016 in News, Sports

As a direct result of your support for the ‘Save our Gymnasts’ campaign and a year of behind-the-scenes negotiations by a determined and persuasive group of parents, we are delighted to announce that a new charity (Southport & Ainsdale Gymnastics Club Charity no 1163781) which will trade as Southport Gymnastics Club has been set up… Read more »


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Female footballers required for Southport football team

August 3rd, 2016 in News, Sports

Female footballers required for Southport football team Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 [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… Read more »


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Defensive Duo Join Southport FC

August 2nd, 2016 in News, Sports

Photo: Chris Doyle(left) and Keil O’Brien join the Sandgrounders Southport FC are delighted to welcome defenders Chris Doyle and Keil O’Brien to the club. 21 year old Doyle joins from Morecambe while O’Brien, 24, joins from Bury. Doyle recently spent time on loan at Chorley making 34 appearances and scoring 7 goals. The youngster had… Read more »


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Miss Southport Chloe Brown With Shirt Sponsors County Insurance

August 1st, 2016 in News, Sports

Miss Southport Chloe Brown With Shirt Sponsors County Insurance County Insurance celebrated the launch of the club’s new home shirt with Miss Southport at the Merseyrail Community Stadium on Saturday. At a sun soaked Merseyrail Community Stadium everyone enjoyed an entertaining afternoon which kicked off with Miss Southport Chloe Brown and County Insurance on the… Read more »


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Gerry Bond “Memorial Invitation 2016” at The Park Golf Club Southport

July 26th, 2016 in News, Sports

Photo: Winning team – W. Johnson – ‘Karaoke boys’ (Photo Credit – Bernard Johnson) Gerry Bond “Memorial Invitation 2016” at The Park Golf Club Southport The annual Gerry Bond Memorial took place on Friday (22 July), Four Balls, played one round of Stableford at the Southport Park Golf Club. The golf course was in fine condition… Read more »


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Southport FC announce new shirt sponsor

July 21st, 2016 in News, Sports

Southport FC announce new shirt sponsor Southport FC are proud to announce a brand new 1st team shirt sponsor for the forthcoming 2016/2017 season and 2017/2018 season. With Southport FC kicking off their new season at the Merseyrail Community Stadium on Saturday the new home shirt will be launched with new shirt sponsors County Insurance. Southport… Read more »


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Our Chat With Southport’s Paul Howard Ahead Of The Open

July 11th, 2016 in News, Sports

Photo: Paul Howard playing his Monday practice round at Royal Troon Our Chat With Southport’s Paul Howard Ahead Of The Open This week our own Paul Howard faces the biggest test of his young golfing career as he takes on the world’s best golfers in the Open Championship at Royal Troon. We caught up with him… Read more »


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Hesketh Colts U 12 blues are looking to take on new players

July 8th, 2016 in News, Sports

Photo: Hesketh Colts U 12 blues Hesketh Colts U 12 blues are looking to take on new players  Hesketh Colts U 12 blues (2016 / 2017) are looking for two or three experienced players to join us for the forthcoming season, they must currently be in year 6 moving to high school this September, Hesketh Colts train… Read more »


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Southport FC launch a pink kit 2016/17

July 4th, 2016 in News, Sports

Southport FC launch a pink kit 2016/17 Andy Bishop’s new-look Southport will begin their pre-season schedule this Saturday by sporting a brand new look of their own. The Sandgrounders kick-off their preparations for the upcoming Vanarama National League campaign away at Bootle this weekend – and the players will be wearing a change of colours… Read more »


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S&B evening with two of the worlds best professional squash players

July 2nd, 2016 in News, Sports

Photo: Cameron Pilley (left) and Daryl Selby (right) answer questions from the S&B audience S&B evening with two of the worlds best professional squash players Both Cameron Pilley and Darryl Selby entertained members and guests at Southport and Birkdale sports club on Thursday evening (June 30). The two players took time to coach juniors, take on members, play an… Read more »


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2,000 plus runners take on the Southport Half Marathon this weekend

June 30th, 2016 in News, Sports, Whats On

2,000 plus runners take on the Southport Half Marathon this weekend  This coming weekend, Southport will see 2,000 pounding the roads. – including Lord Street, which will close for the first time ever for a running event! Vital Events, organisers of this spectacle, anticipate record numbers this Sunday (July 3 2016) with over 2,000 runners taking part,… Read more »


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Kew Mcdonalds are the new proud sponsor of Hesketh Bank AFC Under 9s

June 29th, 2016 in News, Sports

Kew Mcdonalds (Southport) are the new proud sponsor of Hesketh Bank AFC Under 9s. Hesketh Bank AFC Under 9s team has put there £300 sposorship to good use with much needed new equipment for the kids as pictured above. Alex Chattaway the Kew Mcdonalds Store Manager was on hand to help out at the teams first… Read more »


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Southport & Ainsdale’s Paul Howard books his place at The 145th Open

June 29th, 2016 in News, Sports

Photo: Paul Howard (left) with Caddy Mark Rabone pictured after qualifying for The Open at the 4th extra hole. Southport & Ainsdale’s Paul Howard booked his place at The 145th Open at Royal Troon  Paul Howard secured a place in next months Open Championship after coming through a play-off to claim one of only three spots available,… Read more »


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Connor McCarthy extends Southport FC contract

June 28th, 2016 in News, Sports

Connor McCarthy extends Southport FC contract Connor McCarthy has extended his contract at Southport FC by an extra season. Originally included in the clubs retained list – Southport are today in a position to confirm a new deal has been signed. Connor received glowing reports from his two spells on loan at AFC Telford last… Read more »


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72 Players battle it out at Hillside Open Qualifying

June 28th, 2016 in News, Sports

72 Players battle it out at Hillside Open Qualifying  72 Players are currently grinding it out at Hillside Golf Club in todays British Open Qualifying, Tuesday 28 June 2016. Three qualifying places are available into The 145th Open at Royal Troon from Final Qualifying at Hillside. Southport & Ainsdale’s Paul Howard finished his first round… Read more »


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Europe beat USA to win Arnold Palmer Cup at Formby Golf Club

June 26th, 2016 in News, Sports

Europe beat USA to win Arnold Palmer Cup at Formby Golf Club  Europe defeated the United States 18.5-11.5 to reclaim the Arnold Palmer Cup at Formby Golf Club today. The host side bettered USA for the second day in the singles matches 5.5-4.5. Frenchman Antoine Rozner, who broke the course record at Royal Porthcawl with… Read more »


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Southport Junior Badminton Club

June 23rd, 2016 in News, Sports

Southport Junior Badminton Club  Southport Badminton Club is running junior coaching for ages 7-12yrs every Saturday during term times. It runs from 2-3.30pm at Birkdale High School sports hall and costs £2.50 per child p/w. Equipment is provided. If you require further details you can contact [email protected] or Julia on 07771 943864 to book your… Read more »


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