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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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Southport’s Matthew Baldwin underway at USGA Open

June 17th, 2016 in News, Sports

Southport’s Matthew Baldwin in the mix at USGA Open Oakmont Country Club bared its teeth as the leaderboard closed up on a weather-interrupted first day of the US Open. Southport‘s Matthew Baldwin who plays out of Royal Birkdale is on +3 after completing 17 holes of round one. Lee slattery, being an afternoon starter has yet… Read more »


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Southport Karate Club Belt Success

June 15th, 2016 in News, Sports

Southport Karate Club Belt Success  Southport Karate Club had a grading last night at their YMCA Dojo, Tuesday 14 June 2016. All 16 of the students passed their grades and look forward to wearing their new belts this coming Thursday. Training is at Southport YMCA, Tuesday’s and Thursday’s, Juniors 6-7pm and Adults 7-9pm. Everyone is welcome… Read more »


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Cricket meets football in Southport on Sunday for the Churchtown Summer Bash.

June 14th, 2016 in News, Sports

Cricket meets football in Southport on Sunday, June 26th for the Churchtown Summer Bash. Churchtown Cricket Club XI will be taking on a Trust in Yellow XI in an all action T20 styled cricket game at The Rookery, Roe Lane, Southport. Up for grabs will be the inaugural Phil Carder Cup Phil, who was Chairman of Churchtown… Read more »


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Fleetwood Hesketh Promoted to Premier League

June 13th, 2016 in News, Sports

Photo: Promoted – Fleetwood Hesketh Fleetwood Hesketh Promoted to Premier League OTSNews.co.uk spoke Southport’s Fleetwood Hesketh football teams player manager Craig Johnson after they secured promotion, Craig said: “We enjoyed a great season in the Mid Lancashire league division 1 going on a run in the new year of 11 straight wins and scoring 107 goals. “We are… Read more »


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Southport sign James Grimes on a free from Barrow

June 11th, 2016 in News, Sports

Southport sign James Grimes on a free from Barrow Ashley James Grimes (born 9 December 1986) is an English semi-professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Barrow. Born in Swinton, Greater Manchester, he began his career as a youth player with Manchester United. After a spell with Bolton Wanderers, he joined Manchester City in 2003. Grimes went professional in 2006, but struggled to break… Read more »


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Who’s in and who’s out at Southport FC

June 2nd, 2016 in News, Sports

Who’s in and who’s out at Southport FC With Andy Bishop completing all negotiations with last seasons players Southport FC have released a statement who’s has not been retained or left as the exciting squad rebuilding has taken shape early this summer and be ready for the coming seasons relegation battle. Released: Andy Coughlin, Matt… Read more »


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Southport FC Under 10’s – 2016 Season Player Recruitment

June 1st, 2016 in News, Sports

Southport FC Under 10’s – 2016 Season Player Recruitment Southport FC Under 10’s (School Year 5 in September 2016) have a new manager and are recruiting for players for the new Season, starting September 2016.  Training sessions to begin mid-June with friendlies in August for all players. If your child is interested in joining, please… Read more »


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Southport golfers book return ticket to US Open

May 31st, 2016 in News, Sports

Photo: Matthew Baldwin Southport golfers book return ticket to US Open Southport golfers Matthew Baldwin and Lee Slattery are heading back to one of the biggest events on the international golfing calendar. The pair came through qualifying at Walton Heath to secure places at this year’s US Open – one of the sport’s four Major competitions. For both… Read more »


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Southport’s Andy Wright Returns to WVU as Assistant Coach

May 27th, 2016 in News, Sports

Southport’s Andy Wright Returns to WVU as Assistant Coach MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Former West Virginia University men’s soccer All-America standout Andy Wright will return to his alma mater as an assistant coach, WVU head coach Marlon LeBlanc announced on Thursday. Wright, a Mountaineer from 2004-07 and one of the best players in program history, returns… Read more »


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It’s roses all the way for Hillside’s Oliver Clarke

May 23rd, 2016 in News, Sports

Photo: Oliver Clarke By: David Birtill It’s roses all the way for Hillside’s Oliver Clarke Oliver Clarke celebrated his call-up for England Boys in a match in Germany next month when he won the Penwortham Rose Bowl. The Hillside youngster, recently crowned Lancashire Boys’ champion, set a hot pace with a 66 in the first round, having… Read more »


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Southport & Ainsdale Amateurs Fair Play Champions

May 19th, 2016 in News, Sports

Southport & Ainsdale Amateurs Fair Play Champions  Southport &Ainsdale Amateurs Reds attended the annual Craven Minor League presentation on Tuesday 18th May at the floral hall. This annual event sees only league winners attend to receive their championship trophies. Attending the event to receive the under 12’s league championship, Southport & Ainsdale were also winners… Read more »


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Formby’s Paul Kinnear helps England to victory

May 16th, 2016 in News, Sports

WINNING SMILES: England celebrate victory. Image: Leaderboard Photography Formby’s Paul Kinnear helps England to victory  It was was tight, but England came through to win the weekend international against France by 14-10 at Formby. “It was very tense, as we said it would be, and I am so proud of the boys,” said  team captain, Kevin… Read more »


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Hesketh Colts are looking for a goalkeeper (1 & 2 school year)

May 11th, 2016 in News, Sports

Photo: Hesketh Colt Blue (year 1 & 2 school year) Hesketh Colt Blue are looking for a goalkeeper for their side which is taking part in the Sunday Summer League at Russell Road, Southport. Training sessions take place on Meols Park on Tuesday evening 6pm. If your child plays in this position or would like too… Read more »


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Southport snooker league presentation night

May 8th, 2016 in News, Sports

Southport snooker league presentation night Friday night was Southport snooker presentation night & also the Marshall handicap final at Southport conservative club Bath Street. The final was between Gareth Hibbott v Billy Evans (32 start) Gareth winning 3-0 with a break of 78 in the first frame ,Gareth Hibbott won all 3 major singles events… Read more »


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Success as 6 Southport Unite Students pass Black Belt

May 1st, 2016 in News, Sports

Picture from left to right. Master Dan Thomas, Henry Watkinson, Ruby MacKay, Francesca Pivaro, Jamie Marshall, Niks Delvers, Dylan Bradbury. Success as 6 Southport Unite Students pass Black Belt Master Thomas from Unite Martial Arts was very proud of all six students who achieved their Black Belt on Saturday. A fantastic achievement that demonstrates sheer… Read more »


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