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VIDEO: Southport 2-2 Grimsby

April 18th, 2015 in News, Sports

Result: Southport 2-2 Grimsby Southport’s Conference survival fight will go to the final day as promotion-chasing Grimsby secured a late draw. The hosts were heading for safety after second-half goals from Louis Almond and Luke Foster followed Jordan Chapell’s opener for Grimsby. But Shaun Pearson headed a late equaliser for the visitors, who will be… Read more »


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Jake Barton fighting in the Elite Fighting Championship 10 at the Prince of Wales Hotel, Southport

April 16th, 2015 in News, Sports, Whats On

Local Jake Barton is set to fight in the Elite Fighting Championship at the Prince of Wales Hotel on Sunday 3rd May. Just 3 weeks tomorrow until Elite Fighting Championships is back with its 10th Instalment at the Prince of Wales Hotel on Lord Street Southport. We have some great fights lined up including an… Read more »


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Southport beats Prenton 55 to 26

April 16th, 2015 in News, Sports

Southport travelled away for the last time this season to face a Prenton side fighting to stay in the division. With several injuries and unavailability, Southport displayed a new starting back line sporting twins and a father and son pairing. However, despite the changes, Southport still executed their exciting brand of open rugby that saw them… Read more »


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KING GEORGE V STUDENTS BRING SIX MEDALS HOME AT THE AOC SPORT NATIONAL FINALS

April 15th, 2015 in News, Sports

After several months facing tough competition from local Colleges in regional heats, 10 King George V students were selected to represent the college and region in the Association of Colleges (AoC) Sport National Finals in Bath on March 27th.  Darren Brookfield, PE Course Leader at the college said: “It was an amazing weekend for all… Read more »


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Result: Southport 0-2 Braintree Town

April 14th, 2015 in News, Sports

Southport still not safe with another defeat at home against Braintree Town Southport missed out on the chance to virtually guarantee their Conference survival after two second-half Braintree Town goals. Braintree took the lead after the restart when Iron striker Jordan Cox bundled home Bernard Mensah’s cross. Southport could have found an equaliser in the closing… Read more »


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Matt Holmes wins SBCC Jubilee Tankard

April 14th, 2015 in News, Sports

Photo:  Matt Holmes (left) being presented the Jubilee Tankard by SBCC President Prof Alan Pidcock By Ray Lowe In Victoria Park last weekend, Matt Holmes, the popular brewer from Bury, successfully defended his title from last year and once again saw off all competition to win Southport and Birkdale Croquet Club’s Jubilee Tankard. The Tankard… Read more »


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US Masters winner Jordan Spieth was the toast of the Hesketh Golf Club Southport

April 13th, 2015 in News, Sports

Photo: Jordan is pictured back row in an  orange shirt behind winner Morlya who is holding a salver by David Birtill US Masters winner Jordan Spieth was the toast of Hesketh Golf Club last night after his emphatic victory at Augusta. And, according to Derek Holden, the club’s past captain and former Lancashire County president, some… Read more »


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Craven Minor JFL Results and fixtures (Southport)

April 13th, 2015 in News, Sports

Craven Minor JFL Results Week Ending 11th April 2015 Under 11 Premier Formby JSC White 5-4 Maghull Youth S&A Amateurs 2-3 Southport FC Juniors   Under 12 Premiership Birkdale United 4-4 Hesketh Colts   Under 12 Championship Phoenix 0-1 Mitch Green   Under 18 Premiership AFC Liverpool 6-3 Hudson Rangers   Fixtures Week Ending 18th… Read more »


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Southport & District Snooker (Week 23 write up)

April 12th, 2015 in News, Sports

JW Blyden Veterans Handicap Trophy Final – Mick Coxon v Phil Fitzgerald This year’s winner of the JW Blyden Trophy is Phil Fitzgerald of Birkdale Cons after he beat Mick Coxon of Churchtown Cons 2-1 at Les Dodd’s last Tuesday night. It is Phil’s first ever Individual Cup win and it came against a player… Read more »


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A depleted Southport team get a football lesson away to Bristol Rovers

April 12th, 2015 in News, Sports, Uncategorized

Result: Bristol Rovers 2-0 Southport Bristol Rovers are one point off Conference leaders Barnet with two games left after seeing off Southport. Ellis Harrison opened the scoring in the 11th minute when he controlled Andy Monkhouse’s flick to fire home as the Pirates bid to return to League Two. Monkhouse also set up their second goal… Read more »


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Awesome Devonshire FC Win the Liverpool Cup

April 8th, 2015 in News, Sports

Result: Devonshire FC 3-1 Quarry Bank Devonshire FC took on Quarry Bank in the final of the Liverpool Cup, 7 April 2015. Goals from Mike Settle, Andy Chambers and Alex Barlow finished Quarry off. Player manager, Craig Johnson said: “I’m delighted for the lads, they worked hard, working hard gets results and we got the… Read more »


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Southport Kev Ward is Set Wembley Show down (May 16)

April 7th, 2015 in News, Sports

Photo: Kevin Ward Kev Ward from Southport will participate in a 4 man tournament which could see him win £5000. The tournament will be held at Wembley SSE Arena on Saturday 16th May. It’s going to be a massive show and Kev’s biggest fight of his 13 years fight career. Ward fights out of Team Elite… Read more »


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Match Report: Bury Broncos 22 – 26 Southport Storm

April 7th, 2015 in News, Sports

Match Report Bury Broncos 22 – Southport Storm 26 This week Southport Storm travelled to Bury Broncos and earned their first win of the season. The Storm started the game well and mounted pressure on the Broncos trapping them in their own half for the opening five minutes. A penalty for offside allowed Bury into… Read more »


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Telford comfortably beat Southport 0 – 3

April 6th, 2015 in News, Sports

Photo: Charlie Clapham Result: Southport 0 – 3 Telford  Relegated Telford rescued some pride as they comfortably beat 10-man Southport in the Conference at Haig Avenue. Bradley Reid tapped in from six yards out, before Sandgrounders defender Will Beesley was sent off for a second yellow card shortly before the break. Tony Gray scored his… Read more »


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Southport & District Snooker write up (Week 22)

April 6th, 2015 in News, Sports

By: Chris Gill 1st Division Mere Brow A celebrated their third consecutive Southport 1st division title when gaining the necessary five points to deny Tarleton A the chance of catching them at the top of the table. Argyle provided the last challenge for Mere Brow to overcome to be crowned champions, successfully dismantling them to… Read more »


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Thousands of pounds worth of tools stolen from Pleasureland Southport

April 3rd, 2015 in News, Sports

Photo: CCTV Images of the thieves Break-in at Pleasureland Southport over the weekend. Thousands of pounds worth of tools and equipment has been stolen this week from Pleasureland, Southport over the weekend. Thieves gained entry through the roof and dropped down into the workshop below.  Hand tools, 5 grinders, drills, screwdrivers, welding gear and 3 masks… Read more »


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