Southport have two matches this week away to highflying Grimsby Town tomorrow night and then at home to 23rd placed strugglers Welling who are 8 points away from safety-so the Sandgrounders could not have more contrasting opponents.
Southport travel to Grimsby Town on Tuesday night facing Paul Hurst’s squad who defeated second placed Forest Green Rovers one nil last Saturday.
Craig Disley’s 71st minute winner has given Grimsby a glimpse of the Vanarama National League title as they chase run away leaders Cheltenham.
Grimsby in third position in the Vanarama National League are 15 points behind Cheltenham but have three games in hand.
With 65 points acquired already the Mariners are virtually booked a play off place based on a home record of 11 home wins, 5 draws and just two defeats indicating the task the Sandgrounders have.
Dino Maamria took training at the JMO Sports Park plotting a Port upset as the squad achieved at Dover last week.
Michael Brewster has gone out on loan to Skelmersdale United until the end of the season.

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