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Result: Tranmere 1-0 Southport

February 6th, 2016 in News, Sports

Norwood spot-kick gives Tranmere derby day victory Rovers made it a four wins in four matches as they beat Southport 1-0 at Prenton Park on Saturday afternoon thanks to a penalty by James Norwood. Tranmere manager Gary Brabin made one change to the side that started against Torquay last weekend with Adam Mekki (ill) being… Read more »


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Preview: Tranmere v Southport

February 5th, 2016 in News, Sports

It’s a Merseyside Derby for Tranmere this weekend as we welcome Southport to Prenton Park for a National League fixture on Saturday afternoon. The two clubs have not met at Prenton Park for a league match since 1975. Rovers go into the game on the back of a good run of form which has seen… Read more »


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Southport football pitches unplayable this weekend

February 5th, 2016 in News, Sports

Sefton Council has announced a number of local football pitches are unplayable this weekend following pitch inspections. Teams that are scheduled to use the pitches will be informed and it is also advised that the pitches should not be used for training or friendlies instead. Full list of pitches that have failed inspection: Devonshire Road… Read more »


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2,500 runners to take on Southport’s Mad dog 10k this Sunday

February 5th, 2016 in News, Sports, Whats On

The Mad Dog 10k takes place this Sunday, 7th February, with an expected 2,500 runners taking part. The Race is organised by Southport Hesketh Round Table with all proceeds going to local charities and good causes. This year the Event hopes to raise between £15,000 and £20,000 for local community groups and will also bring… Read more »


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Southport Snooker League Match Reports – Week 17

February 1st, 2016 in News, Sports

1st Division The league leaders Tarleton BC A recorded their 4th straight 6-0 result last week against Les Dodd’s B to make it a remarkable start to the reverse fixtures this year. Tarleton C, Waddington Cons B & Churchtown Cons have all fallen to the first team at Tarleton as they move to a 5… Read more »


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Southports Pitch Flood worst in living memory

February 1st, 2016 in News, Sports

The Merseyrail Community Stadium pitch was totally flooded last night (Sunday), the worst in living memory.   Southport FC  officials with regret have requested a pitch inspection  via Everton and the Premier League as early as possible on Monday to call off tonight’s prestigious Everton v Manchester United match as there are no prospects of… Read more »


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Southport V Boreham Wood Called Off

January 30th, 2016 in News, Sports

Photo: Haig Ave Today’s match against Boreham Wood is off after a 7:15am pitch inspection from this afternoon’s match referee. The Merseyrail Community Stadium pitch took more rain overnight leaving areas very soft, unstable and with no bounce in numerous areas.   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… Read more »


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Sefton Council highlight playing field shortage in Pitch strategy

January 28th, 2016 in News, Sports

Sefton Council’ s Playing Pitch strategy has found a shortage in the number of playing fields for pitch sports in the area. The draft strategy, which will be discussed by council at a cabinet meeting on January 4, found there was a shortfall in the quantity and quality of grass football pitches across Sefton, as well as… Read more »


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Southport 0-1 Forest Green Rovers

January 27th, 2016 in News, Sports

Southport 0-1 Forest Green Rovers Photo: A disappointed Chairman, Charlie Clapham Forest Green Rovers returned to the top of the National League table thanks to Kurtis Guthrie’s dramatic late goal at the Merseyrail Community Stadium against in form Southport, writes Richard Joyce. The 22 year old striker swept home in the most climactic of finishes to… Read more »


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Support Southport FC tonight – Tuesday

January 26th, 2016 in News, Sports

Southport are in action at the Merseyrail Community Stadium on Tuesday night versus Vanarama National League title contenders Forest Green Rovers. Dino Maamria is expecting to have everyone available following the excellent point earned at Chester on Saturday. It should be an exciting night at the Merseyrail Community Stadium with Dino Maamria’s Port pitched against… Read more »


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Southport Snooker League Match Reports – Week 16

January 24th, 2016 in News, Sports

1st Division There was definitely something in the air last week as no less than 7 breaks of over 50 made in the 1st division, two 6-0 thrashings, comebacks and Derby woes and fortunes… The league leaders Tarleton BC A travelled to play Churchtown Cons A who were trying to bounce back from last week’s… Read more »


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Result: Chester 0-0 Southport

January 24th, 2016 in News, Sports

Southport stretched their unbeaten league run to eight games with a goalless draw at Chester.  John Rooney had an early opportunity for the home side, but failed to test Southport goalkeeper Max Crocombe as he hit the side netting. Luke Foster fired straight at Jon Worsnop for the visitors after Chester failed to clear a… Read more »


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Football Pitch Cancellations this Weekend

January 22nd, 2016 in News, Sports

Sefton Council has announced a number of local football pitches are unplayable this weekend following pitch inspections. Teams that are scheduled to use the pitches will be informed and it is also advised that the pitches should not be used for training or friendlies instead. Full list of pitches that have failed inspection: Devonshire Road… Read more »


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Sporting success for KGV Students (Southport)

January 20th, 2016 in News, Sports

Seven advanced level students from King George V have secured a place to represent the College in their chosen sport at the Association of Colleges (AoC) Sports National Finals. In total, 14 KGV students competed in the AoC Sport Regional qualifiers at venues across the North West, participating in a range of sporting tournaments including… Read more »


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Dino Maamria Features In Non League Paper Today

January 19th, 2016 in News, Sports

“DEEP -THINKING DINO HAS THE TOOLS TO GET SOUTHPORT MOTORING.” The Big Interview today in the Non League Paper features Dino Maamria. In a very detailed, in depth interview Dino reveals: He talks to himself in the car! Not madness but making notes on his phone microphone.  “I’m always talking to myself” Dino says. On… Read more »


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Southport Craven Minor Football results

January 18th, 2016 in News, Sports

Football fixtures have now been suspended until February for a total re-plan of fixtures. Craven Minor JFL Results Week Ending 17th January 2016 Under 11 Trisconi Cup Colts Red 3-5 S&A Red (aet) Maghull 0-2 Southport FC Yellow Southport Trinity 2-2 Churchtown Athletic (aet Trinity won 5-4 on penalties) Under 13 Catherine Oldfield Cup Churchtown Athletic… Read more »


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Southport lose away to Dover in FA Trophy clash

January 17th, 2016 in News, Sports

Result: Dover 2-1 Southport Southport have been knocked out of the FA Trophy after Dover came from behind to win 2-1. Full report to follow. 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… Read more »


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