SOUTHPORT
Formed: 1881  Ground: Haig Avenue, Southport, Merseyside

League Record as Southport Central

Season Position Finished Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Points League & Division
1889/90 6th 24 9 7 8 40 32 25 Lancashire League
1890/91 6th 20 8 3 9 43 55 19 Lancashire League
1891/92 5th 22 12 3 7 58 47 27 Lancashire League
1892/93 8th 22 7 2 13 33 44 16 Lancashire League
1893/94 3rd 22 13 0 9 57 42 26 Lancashire League
1894/95 4th 26 14 4 8 68 43 32 Lancashire League
1895/96 4th 30 17 4 9 72 51 38 Lancashire League
1896/97 4th 28 16 2 10 84 51 34 Lancashire League
1897/98 7th 26 13 3 10 51 41 29 Lancashire League
1898/99 2nd 24 12 8 4 41 18 32 Lancashire League
1899/00 7th 28 14 5 9 49 32 33 Lancashire League
1900/01 2nd 20 15 3 2 49 15 33 Lancashire League
1901/02 2nd 24 16 4 4 56 25 36 Lancashire League
1902/03 1st 22 17 2 3 49 18 36 Lancashire League
Southport Central left the Lancashire League and a became a founder member of the Lancashire Combination League
1903/04 ▲1st 34 23 6 5 82 30 52 Lancashire Combination Division 2
1904/05 3rd 34 17 8 9 59 41 42 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1905/06 17th 38 11 10 17 70 96 32 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1906/07 9th 38 14 13 11 50 50 41 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1907/08 6th 38 18 7 13 64 63 43 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1908/09 14th 38 13 8 17 61 67 34 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1909/10 18th 38 13 7 18 61 67 33 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1910/11 11th 38 11 15 12 55 61 37 Lancashire Combination Division 1
Southport left the Lancashire Combination League and became a founder member of the Central League
1911/12 16th 32 8 6 18 48 79 22 Central League
1912/13 15th 38 12 6 20 45 75 30 Central League
1913/14 17th 38 10 10 18 43 58 30 Central League
1914/15 19th 38 10 6 22 42 68 26 Central League
World War 1 Suspended Play

League Record as Southport

Season Position Finished Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Points League & Division
1921/22 9th 38 14 10 14 55 44 38 Football League Third Division North
1922/23 17th 38 12 7 19 32 46 31 Football League Third Division North
1923/24 7th 42 16 14 12 44 42 46 Football League Third Division North
1924/25 4th 42 22 7 13 59 37 51 Football League Third Division North
1925/26 20th 42 11 10 21 62 92 32 Football League Third Division North
1926/27 12th 42 15 9 18 80 85 39 Football League Third Division North
1927/28 8th 42 20 5 17 79 70 45 Football League Third Division North
1928/29 12th 42 16 8 18 75 85 40 Football League Third Division North
1929/30 9th 42 15 13 14 81 74 43 Football League Third Division North
1930/31 5th 42 22 9 11 88 56 53 Football League Third Division North
1931/32 7th 40 18 10 12 58 53 46 Football League Third Division North
1932/33 12th 42 17 7 18 70 67 41 Football League Third Division North
1933/34 18th 42 8 17 17 63 90 33 Football League Third Division North
1934/35 21st 42 10 12 20 55 85 32 Football League Third Division North
1935/36 21st 42 11 9 22 48 90 31 Football League Third Division North
1936/37 14th 42 12 13 17 73 87 37 Football League Third Division North
1937/38 16th 42 12 14 16 53 82 38 Football League Third Division North
1938/39 4th 42 20 10 12 75 54 50 Football League Third Division North
World War 2 Suspended Play
1946/47 21st 42 7 11 24 53 85 25 Football League Third Division North
1947/48 15th 42 14 11 17 60 63 39 Football League Third Division North
1948/49 21st 42 11 9 22 45 64 31 Football League Third Division North
1949/50 16th 42 12 13 17 51 71 37 Football League Third Division North
1950/51 21st 46 13 10 23 56 72 36 Football League Third Division North
1951/52 17th 46 15 11 20 53 71 41 Football League Third Division North
1952/53 6th 46 20 11 15 63 60 51 Football League Third Division North
1953/54 11th 46 17 12 17 63 60 46 Football League Third Division North
1954/55 11th 46 16 16 14 47 44 48 Football League Third Division North
1955/56 5th 46 23 11 12 66 53 57 Football League Third Division North
1956/57 22nd 46 10 12 24 52 94 32 Football League Third Division North
1957/58 23rd 46 11 6 29 52 88 28 Football League Third Division North

The Football League ended its Regionalised Third Division and split into 2 National Divisions, Southport were placed in the new Fourth Division which was a step below their previous Division

1958/59 24th 46 7 12 27 41 86 26 Football League Fourth Division
1959/60 21st 46 10 14 22 48 92 34 Football League Fourth Division
1960/61 14th 46 19 6 21 69 67 44 Football League Fourth Division
1961/62 17th 44 17 9 18 61 71 43 Football League Fourth Division
1962/63 13th 46 15 14 17 72 106 44 Football League Fourth Division
1963/64 21st 46 15 9 22 63 88 39 Football League Fourth Division
1964/65 20th 46 8 16 22 58 89 32 Football League Fourth Division
1965/66 10th 46 18 12 16 68 69 48 Football League Fourth Division
1966/67 ▲2nd 46 23 13 10 69 42 59 Football League Fourth Division
1967/68 14th 46 17 12 17 65 65 46 Football League Third Division
1968/69 8th 46 17 13 16 71 64 47 Football League Third Division
1969/70 ▼22nd 46 14 10 22 48 66 38 Football League Third Division
1970/71 8th 46 21 6 19 63 57 48 Football League Fourth Division
1971/72 7th 46 18 14 14 66 46 50 Football League Fourth Division
1972/73 ▲1st 46 26 10 10 71 48 62 Football League Fourth Division
1973/74 ▼23rd 46 6 16 24 35 82 28 Football League Third Division
1974/75 11th 46 15 17 14 56 56 47 Football League Fourth Division
1975/76 23rd 46 8 10 28 41 77 26 Football League Fourth Division
1976/77 23rd 46 3 19 24 33 77 25 Football League Fourth Division
1977/78 ▼23rd 46 6 19 21 52 76 31 Football League Fourth Division
Southport failed to gain Re-Election at the end of the 1977/78 Season and were replaced in the League by Wigan Athletic
1978/79 5th 44 19 14 11 62 49 52 Northern Premier League
1979/80 19th 42 8 13 21 30 75 29 Northern Premier League
1980/81 20th 42 11 11 20 42 68 33 Northern Premier League
1981/82 8th 42 16 14 12 63 55 46 Northern Premier League
1982/83 15th 42 11 14 17 58 65 47 Northern Premier League
1983/84 16th 42 14 8 20 57 74 50 Northern Premier League
1984/85 12th 42 15 9 18 65 66 54 Northern Premier League
1985/86 6th 42 17 11 14 70 66 62 Northern Premier League
1986/87 8th 42 19 11 12 67 49 68 Northern Premier League
1987/88 14th 42 15 12 15 43 48 57 Northern Premier League
1988/89 14th 42 13 12 17 66 52 51 Northern Premier League
1989/90 7th 42 17 14 11 54 48 65 Northern Premier League
1990/91 5th 40 18 14 8 66 48 68 Northern Premier League
1991/92 7th 42 16 17 9 57 48 65 Northern Premier League
1992/93 ▲1st 42 29 9 4 103 31 96 Northern Premier League
1993/94 4th 42 18 12 12 57 51 66 Football Conference
1994/95 3rd 42 21 9 12 68 50 72 Football Conference
1995/96 6th 42 18 12 12 77 64 66 Football Conference
1996/97 11th 42 15 10 17 51 61 55 Football Conference
1997/98 16th 42 13 11 18 56 58 50 Football Conference
1998/99 18th 42 10 15 17 47 59 45 Football Conference
1999/00 9th 42 15 13 14 55 55 58 Football Conference
2000/01 4th 42 20 9 13 58 46 69 Football Conference
2001/02 15th 42 13 14 15 53 49 53 Football Conference
2002/03 ▼21st 42 11 12 19 54 69 45 Football Conference
2003/04 6th 44 20 10 14 71 52 70 Northern Premier League
Due to the formation of the Conference North & South, Southport were moved up a level on the Football Pyramid
2004/05 ▲1st 42 25 9 8 83 45 84 Football Conference North
2005/06 18th 42 10 10 22 36 68 40 Football Conference National
2006/07 ▼23rd 46 11 14 21 57 67 47 Football Conference National
2007/08 4th 42 22 11 9 77 50 77 Football Conference North
2008/09 5th 42 21 13 8 63 36 76 Football Conference North
2009/10 ▲1st 40 25 11 4 91 45 86 Football Conference North
2010/11 21st 46 11 13 22 56 77 46 Football Conference National
2011/12 7th 46 21 13 12 72 69 76 Football Conference National
2012/13 20th 46 14 12 20 72 86 54 Football Conference Premier
2013/14 12th 46 19 10 17 58 63 67 Football Conference Premier
2014/15 19th 46 13 12 21 47 72 51 Football Conference Premier
The Football Conference was renamed and became the National League
2015/16 16th 46 14 13 19 51 65 55 National League
2016/17 ▼23rd 46 10 9 27 52 97 39 National League
2017/18 15th 42 14 8 20 60 72 50 National League North
2018/19 14th 42 13 14 15 58 55 53 National League North
2019/20 12th 32 12 7 13 40 41 43 National League North
2020/21 - - - - - - - - National League North