Southport Football Club is a semi-professional association football club based in Blowick, Southport, Merseyside. They are currently members of the National League North, the sixth tier of English football,. From 1921 to 1978 they were a Football League club. They play their home matches at Haig Avenue, which has a capacity of 6,008. They are known by their nickname "the Sandgrounders".
Although association football was played in the town's private schools in the late 1870s the original Southport Football Club began as a rugby team.
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