Key dates in sfc history updated 19 may 2019 the southport fc story by michael. Sfc fpa southport fc former players association port online. Ive therefore decided to prioritise hfks central purpose which is to document historical kits. The sandgrounder southport fc matchday programme article series. Charles clapham mbe born 7 august 1946, more commonly known as charlie clapham, was the chairman of southport football club, an english football club that play in the national league north. The non league years 7879 to date southport football club. Most detailed and comprehensive graphic archive of football kits available. Southport fans will be surprised to see the colour of. Clapham was born in accrington and lived there until he was. Southport football club is a football club based in southport, merseyside. Southport football club is an english association football club based in southport, merseyside who currently play in the conference national.
At a meeting in luton town hall on april 11 1885 it was resolved to form luton town fc. Wikimedia commons has media related to players of southport fc. Formed in 1888, the football league is the oldest league competition in the world. For a statistical breakdown by season, see list of. While a kit from the pre1990s eras might take just a few minutes to draw, some recent designs have consumed two hours or more of my time, which is clearly not sustainable, particularly as im not getting any younger and i do have other things to do.
Complete history of southport football club southport. For those who want to see the stock in person, for the 201920 season the club shop will be open from 11am on a saturday matchday and from 4. Both commit a huge amount of their time at the pure stadium, christine being the club shop manager and volunteer coordinator, while hamish is the kit manager, as. History of southport football club condensed version. Pictured with the new kit is bishop, the southport manager, with mark parr of galaxy football left and noel warham, the trust in yellow vice chairman. By now, youll probably have heard of the problems caused by the lack of differentiation provided by the southport away kit. Southport fc former players association port online. History of southport football club condensed version the original southport football club began as a rugby team in the 1870s but a series of heavy defeats saw the switch to football and it was on saturday 12 th november 1881 that southport took to the field against bootle second in their first match under association rules. There are no contemporary records about how these were arranged but a newspaper item from 1926 states the shirts were halved. The original southport fc started out as a rugby club but switched to the association code in november 1881 and wore red jerseys with white knickers. Frome town football club is an english football club based in frome. Everything from old directories to newspaper articles, shipwrecks and entire books. Isbn 9781874181149 the complete nonleague history of southport football club 19782008, by trust in yellow legends publishing, 2008.
Nicknames, the sandgrounders, the port, the yellows. In 1995 along with michael braham, geoff published the sandgrounders. Thousands of whom raced onto the field at the end to congratulate the team. Nowdays, the football club appear in conference national. Their first playing kit would be navy blue and pink for both shirts and caps. The league history of southport fc, compiled by michael p. Every team from the english and scottish leagues, including new 201112 season. The new colours have been introduced after preseason kits were used to raise money for charity in both 20 and 2015. The fundamental problem faced by the author of this book is that southport is basically a town with almost no history beyond relatively modern times. Uncategorised by daniel hayes 12th november 2016 20th november 2016. If you have anything relating to southport s history that other visitors may find useful, we would love to hear from you. We believe that southport fc has a great history and tradition which goes hand in hand with our brand values. Particular thanks to geoff wilde, michael braham and rob urwin.
Great savings free delivery collection on many items. Southport is also home to a rugby union team, southport rugby football club, who play at the recreational ground on waterloo road, birkdale. Southport fc players have a fashion disaster against solihull moors torquay were forced to wear their away kit, which was a blackandwhite striped a. Isbn 97819067960 a number of historical news articles have been reproduced with permission from the british newspaper archives. Welcome to southampton football club megastore, offering a huge selection of official saints products. We are delighted to confirm that connor woods has signed an extended contract with the club until may 2021. The history section will, in time, contain lots of useful and intersting southport material dating back to the early 1800s. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Everything else, including kits, went up in flames. The trusts contribution comes from funds raised by club photographer julia urwin from the use of her photos last season. The most important factor for a lot of fans though will simply be that the kit is significantly different to the home one, unlike the. The complete league history of southport fc bookoffers.
We have got all the match results from 1892 to today along with great player profiles. On this day sfc fpa history of southport football club. Southport fc have another kit disaster southport visiter. There was a real fear that this might have been the end of southport football club. Southport fc originated from a failed rugby club which, after several heavy.
National league clubs were asked to support an ordinary resolution on 9 april to end the playing season for all. Home southport fc kit 18811885 southport fc kit 18811885. This list details the clubs achievements in senior league and cup competitions, and the top scorers for each season where known. Over time, the competition has grown from a single division of twelve clubs to its present four. Players sfc fpa history of southport football club. You can book match tickets online, in advance from here. The brainchild of a scot, william mcgregor, the competition provided regular fixtures for the top professional english sides from lancashire and the west midlands. Buy the complete nonleague history of southport fc. England southport fc results, fixtures, squad, statistics, photos, videos and news soccerway. This club was wound up at the end of the 188586 season when several of their players transferred allegiance to local rivals southport wanderers.
Performances soon improved with him playing, and tranmere rovers were beaten twice whilst the tradesman of southport and liverpool excelsior were both overcome 70. The junior section of southport rfc is known as the southport sharks, which has sides that range from 6 years old upwards. Our club shop is open on friday 14 february between 11am and 2pm. The complete league history of southport fc bookoffers we have had a copy of the complete league history of southport fc donated to the club and offers are invited over. The history of haig avenue sfc fpa southport fc former. The story of a remarkable season this was a season which ultimately catapulted manager liam watson into the record books as the only southport manager to win two league titles with the club, but it was anything but straightforward. Isbn 9781874181149 the complete nonleague history of southport football club 1978 2008, by trust in yellow legends publishing, 2008. The complete league history of southport fc acclaimed as one of the most comprehensive books ever produced on. Southport fc have launched their new away kit for 201718. The book takes up the full story of this dramatic period in our history. The club is committed to ensuring a return to a twoseason shirt and as such the current home kit will remain the same, although the main sponsor will change.1494 248 947 1467 993 633 1301 799 233 109 128 666 964 200 1144 1466 335 1397 1239 1428 150 1295 884 457 1455 902 1371 936 1409 1277 39 231 1430 853 132 848 351 1511 1586 1289 238 21 1332 48 672 1332