Whilst the information we present on the FPA website is correct to the best of our knowledge, we continue to research the early years of our club, and therefore we make no apologies that we make occasional corrections when a discovery is made that challenges previously accepted fact.
We find ourselves today in a position where not only are we having to make such a correction but it is to something that was once so accepted that it is written into almost every biographical history ever written about the club (including “the book”), in that “after some heavy defeats – the last recorded being on October 15th when Wavertree prevailed by two tries, seven touchdowns and one disputed try to nil – the club took a step not unknown at that time and switched to Association Football”.
The club did switch to Association Football, but it was not after a game against Wavertree on 15th October.......
Read more: https://www.southportfootballclub.co.uk ... -history/
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