Tag Archives: Southport

29th April 1978- Division Four, Watford 3 Southport 2

This was Southport’s final game as a Football League club.  They were the last club to be demoted through the re-election process and were replaced by Wigan Athletic.

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Sunday People, 30 Apr 1978

English Division Four (old)Table ยป
Aldershot3-0Hartlepool United
Darlington1-1Scunthorpe United
Doncaster Rovers2-2Reading
Grimsby Town2-1Brentford
Huddersfield Town2-0Bournemouth
Newport County1-2Southend United
Rochdale1-3Torquay United
Swansea City2-0Halifax Town
York City0-3Northampton Town
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19th April 1977- Division Four, Watford 2 Southport 0

Whilst it is acknowledged in the programme that our promotion chances are over and plans are discussed for next season there is no mention that Mike Keen was relieved of his duties as Watford boss the previous day and he is still listed here as team manager.