2017-18 Factfile

SOUTHPORT FC FACTFILE 2017-18

 

Ground: Merseyrail Community Stadium, Haig Avenue, Southport, PR8 6JZ

Club Nickname : The Sandgrounders

Founded: 1881

Capacity: 6008

Chairman: James Treadwell

Directors: Adrian Shandley, Ian Kyle, Phil Hodgkinson & Martyn O’Hara

Marketing & Commercial Manager: Sarah Davidson

General Manager: Steve Haw

Manager: Alan Lewer

Head Of Development: Mark Wright

Head Coach: Luke Purcell

Programme Editor: Rob Urwin

Highest Home Attendance: 2016/17 3462 v Lincoln City

Average Home Attendance: 2016/17 1141

Highest Home League Attendance 3462 as above v Lincoln City 2016/17

Highest Away League Attendance 8251 at Bristol Rovers 2014/15

Leading Scorer 2016/17: Jamie Allen

Player Of The Year 2016/17: Ryan Higgins

First Ever Game: 12 November 1881 v Bootle-Drew 1-1

First Game in Football League 27 August 1921 Drew 1-1 v Durham City Billy Glover scoring the goal.

First Game as Non League Team 19 August 1978 Away at South Liverpool Won 1-0 Joe Turner scoring the only goal

Record Victory in NL 7-0 v Gateshead 1988/89

Record Defeat 0-8 at Matlock 1979/80

NL Honours: NPL Champions 1992/93, Conference North Champions 2004/05 and 2009/10,

FA Trophy Finalists 1997/98

Record Goalscorer: Terry Fearns 33 in 2004/05

FULL CLUB HONOURS

Football League Division 4 Champions 1972/73 Runners Up 1966/67

Conference North Champions 2004/05 & 2009/10

Northern Premier League Champions 1992/93

FA Cup Quarter Finalists 1930/31

FA Trophy Finalists 1997/98

 Lancashire Senior Cup Winners 1904/05 Finalists 1903/04 1937/38 1947/48 1964/65

Lancashire Junior Cup Winners 1919/20, 1992/93 1996/97 1997/98 2000/01 2005/06 2007/08 2009/10 Runners Up 1891/92 1991/92 1993/94

 Liverpool Senior Cup Winners 1930/31 1931/32 1943/44 1957/58 1962/63 1963/64 1974/75 1990/91 1992/93 1998/99 2010/11

 NPL Cup Winners 1990/91

 NPL Presidents Cup Runners Up 1987/88 1992/93

NPL Challenge Shield Winners 1993/94 Runners Up 1991/92

Premier Inter-League Cup Runners Up 1990/91 Lancashire League Champions 1902/03 1999/00

Lancashire League Cup Winners 1999/00

Lancashire Combination Cup Winners 1923/24 Runners Up 1928/29

Richardson Cup Winners 1921/22 Northern Floodlit League Champions 1968/69 Northern Floodlit Cup 1967/68 1968/69

Lancashire Floodlit Trophy Winners 1983/84

 Third Division North Challenge Cup Winners 1937/38 Runners Up 1936/37