Posts Tagged "Southport"

FA Cup Match Of The Week Part Three: Southport 2-5 Sheffield Wednesday

By on Nov 7, 2010 in English League Football, Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

It’s Sunday morning, and some of those that have travelled from South Yorkshire to the Lancashire coast could be forgiven for nursing sore heads. In Sheffield Wednesday’s recent history there hasn’t been a great deal to smile about, and things may yet get more difficult for the club before they get any easier. They could well be in administration...

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Gone But Not Forgotten (Part 6)

By on Sep 26, 2007 in Latest | 4 comments

Southport, possibly more famous in sporting terms as the home of the Royal Birkdale golf course, suffered the ignominy of becoming the last town to lose its Football League status in 1978. Southport fell victims to the Seaside Curse, which saw the likes Barrow, New Brighton and Workington lose their place amongst the lower reaches of English professional football...

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The Ex Files

By on Aug 22, 2006 in Latest | 4 comments

Well done Accrington Stanley, for dumping Nottingham Forest out of the League Cup last night. A little bit of digging and delving has established that the first round of this year’s competition is one-legged, so a place in the second round and a possible tie against Tottenham’s reserves (an eminently winnable tie, given Spurs’ recent cup form)...

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