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US golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87

September 26th, 2016 in News, Sports

Photo: Arnold Palmer alongside the famous Royal Birkdale plaque US golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87 US golfer Arnold Palmer, viewed as one of the greatest players in the sport’s history, has died at the age of 87. Palmer died at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he was undergoing heart tests, the Pittsburgh… Read more »


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North Ferriby 0-1 Southport

September 24th, 2016 in News, Sports

Result: North Ferriby 0-1 Southport Southport got just their second win of the season as they beat North Ferriby at Grange Lane. The Sandgrounders dominated the early stages and James Gray missed a good chance to put his side ahead. North Ferriby had chances in the first half, as Reece Thompson cut inside before smashing… Read more »


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Southport To Host 2017 European Outdoor Tug Of War Championships

September 23rd, 2016 in News, Sports

Southport To Host 2017 European Outdoor Tug Of War Championships Southport is to host the 2017 European Outdoor Tug of War Championships in one year’s time on 21 – 24 September 2017. Contestants at the event would arrive in the area from 18 September and will then spend four days battling it out at international… Read more »


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Southport FC fail to keep hold of Louis Almond

September 21st, 2016 in News, Sports

Winger heads to Prenton Park Southport have agree transfer for Louis Almond with Tranmere Rovers Louis Almond has transferred to Tranmere Rovers this afternoon for an undisclosed fee. Southport FC wish Louis all the best in his future career and thank him for his time at the Merseyrail Community Stadium.   Submit News Contact us with… Read more »


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SB Rangers girls Football team under 12’s looking for new players

September 19th, 2016 in News, Sports

SB Rangers girls Football team under 12’s looking for new players  SB Rangers girls under 12’s are looking to recruit new players.  The team train at Greenbank high on a Tuesday 5:30-6:30pm and play games on a Sunday. Interested? Contact Manager Dean on: 07811215246   Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321… Read more »


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Snooker legends Rocket Ronnie and Jimmy White in Southport

September 17th, 2016 in News, Sports

Photo: Les Dodd (left), Ronnie O’Sullivan Snooker legends Rocket Ronnie and Jimmy White in Southport Both Ronnie O’Sullivan and Jimmy White were spotted in Southport last weekend at the Les Dodd Snooker Centre on Princes Street. Ronnie and Jimmy both required the expertise of local Professional Less Dodd who is also a good friend of the… Read more »


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Southport 1-1 Aldershot Town

September 17th, 2016 in News, Sports

Struggling Southport came close to securing a much-needed win as they drew with Aldershot following a frantic end to their National league clash at Haig Avenue. Southport led after 71 minutes when James Gray broke the deadlock, only for Will Evans to equalise eight minutes later. The hosts had looked dangerous on the break in… Read more »


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Support your Port V Aldershot this afternoon

September 17th, 2016 in News, Sports

Support your Port V Aldershot this afternoon Southport will be hoping to bounce back after another defeat on Tuesday night, and they will get their chance at home to Aldershot Town this afternoon. The Shots lie sixth in the table and are unbeaten in five games, although they have drawn their last two games. Having… Read more »


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Southport 1-4 Barrow

September 13th, 2016 in News, Sports

Result: Southport 1-4 Barrow Southport suffered another defeat, this time at home against Barrow. A minority of supporters at tonights  game were calling for chairman Charlie Clapham to resign. Referee: Thomas Bramall Attendance: 848 Full match report to follow on OTSNews.co.uk Southport 1 Belford Booked at 2mins, 2 White, 24 O’Brien Substituted for Jonesat 46′minutes, 16 Caton, 22 Howe, 25 Moseley, 4 Nolan, 18 Jones Substituted for Grimesat 24 ‘minutes Substituted for Grayat 64′minutes, 20 Stanley, 11 Cofie Booked at 19mins 10Almond Substitutes 7 Allen, 8 Grimes, 9 Gray, 12 Jones, 17 McCarthy Barrow 1 Dixon, 21 Smith 3Wilmer-Anderton, 18L Hughes, 6 Diarra, 5 Livesey, 8 Harvey Booked at… Read more »


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Eastleigh 1-1 Southport

September 10th, 2016 in News, Sports

Photo: Eastleigh’s Mikael Mandron celebrates his goal Result: Eastleigh 1-1 Southport Lowly Southport marked their first game under new boss Steve Burr by battling back from a goal down to claim a draw at Eastleigh. Charlie Clapham sacked Andy Bishop after a miserable run of four defeats in their last five games although there appeared… Read more »


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Mark O’Brien Joins Southport On Loan

September 9th, 2016 in News, Sports

Mark O’Brien Joins Southport On Loan – 3 month loan deal for Luton Town defender Mark O’Brien has joined Southport from Luton Town on a three month loan deal. O’Brien arrives for his second spell at The Sandgrounders, having joined on a one month loan deal in March during last season. During his time on loan… Read more »


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Southport’s second manager of the season revealed as Steve Burr

September 8th, 2016 in News, Sports

Southport’s second manager of the season revealed as Steve Burr OTSNews.co.uk revealed last week that Steve Burr would be appointed as the new Southport FC manager. Its now official and Steve Burr met the Port squad at training this morning, Thursday 8 August 2016. The highly experienced ex-Kidderminster Harriers and Chester City manager has stepped… Read more »


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Liam Watson returns back to Southport FC

September 6th, 2016 in News, Sports

Liam Watson, David Barron and Nigel Allen join the board of directors Following the departure of Andy Bishop as Manager of Southport Football Club, whilst the Club receives applications (an interview process will be commenced at the earliest opportunity) the Club are pleased to confirm the appointment of three New Directors to the Board. They… Read more »


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Southport FC sack their first manager of the season

September 4th, 2016 in News, Sports

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… Read more »


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Southport FC sack their first manager of the season

September 4th, 2016 in News, Sports

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… Read more »


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Result: Southport 0-1 Dover

September 3rd, 2016 in News, Sports

Result: Southport 0-1 Dover  Dover ended a two-game losing streak with a hard-fought win at National League rivals Southport. The game was only three minutes old when Ricky Modeste surged into the penalty area and fired a superb effort into the top-right corner. The visitors had a goal disallowed in the 20th minute for an… Read more »


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Support your Port V Dover this afternoon!

September 3rd, 2016 in News, Sports

Support your Port V Dover this afternoon Andy Bishop took training on Friday morning as he prepares for the arrival of Dover to the Merseyrail Community Stadium on Saturday afternoon(kick off 3pm). After a terrible start to the season Bishop’s job is on the line, Southport has the worst defensive record after conceding 15 goals…. Read more »


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Rory McIlroy calls upon Southport putting coach

September 2nd, 2016 in News, Sports

Photo: Phil Kenyon with Rory McIlroy (Credit Zimbo) Rory McIlroy hires Southport putting coach After missing the cut in two golfing majors and enduring one of his worst seasons with his putter, Rory McIlroy has hired a putting coach no other than Southport born Phil Kenyon. Phil is set to help fix what has historically been… Read more »


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Shake-up expected at Southport FC

September 1st, 2016 in News, Sports

Shake-up expected at Southport FC OTSNews.co.uk‘s sources close to SFC say Southport FC 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. Photo: Steve Burr   Submit News Contact us with… Read more »


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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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