South Liverpool FC
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First Team Appearances

Below are listed the top first team appearance makers since our formation back in 1935.

 

24 players have made 250 or more first team appearnces for South and anotehr 60 have passed  the 150 mark. 

 

Click on the name and if a link is shown it will go to a page about them.

 

We have estimated as closely as possible from game records some totals of our older players where season totals are not confirmed in our available club records.

 

As always any details to help with numbers or pictures you may have on any player is always welcome to add to the clubs history record.

Top First Team appearances

545 Gerry Keegan (1957 - 1972) CLUB APPREARANCE RECORD
       
523 Arthur Goldstein  (1960 - 1975)                                     * not continuous
       
474 Dave Watson (1963 - 1973)  228 goals                           * not continuous
       
450 Kevin Martin (2002 - 2021) CLUB RECORD - 13 honours      current player 
CLUB RECORD - longest serving player 19 years
439  Stephen Ward   (1995 - 2017) CLUB RECORD -132 clean sheets   Current coach
431 John McInnes (1983 - 1991)  Post War record six semi pro honours
423 Albie Nieman (1967 - 1984)                 (421 between 1968 & 1975)
       
368 Peter Renner (1993 - 2004)  
341 Bobby Reason (1969 - 1975)           
326 Keith Jones (1992 - 2006)

CLUB RECORD 236 goals       *not continuous

318 Peter Eales (1966 - 1989)

 74 clean sheets       (316 apps 1966 to 1973)

316 Jimmy Saunders (1960 - 1968)                                      * not continuous
314 Gary Dunning (2007 - 2018) (11 honours)

200 + Appearances

296 Phil McFerran (1975 - 1990)  & 89/90 joint manager * not continuous
293 Tony O'Boyle (1970 - 1983)   + 170 reserve team apps
  & temp joint manager 80/81
289 Dean Sayer  (2000 - 2014)                                    * not continuous
272 Eric Shreeve (1965 - 1972)    136 goals
268 Ian Baker (1985 - 1991) club captain in final semi pro season
268  Adam Rood  (2005 - 2014)  
265 Tommy Jones (1935 - 1947) 134 goals (9 honours)   * not continuous
261 Bill Roper (1935 - 1946)  played in first ever game
258 Albie Jenkins  (1971 - 1977)  
257 Len Foxley (1948 - 1957)  
250  Jimmy Mulvihill (1994 - 2004)  
       
249 Harry Boydell (1952 - 1958) 83 goals
243 Harry Wood (1949 - 1959)                            * not continuous
240 Alan Burns (1998 - 2007) Ever present 2001/02   (most recent)
239 Laurence Iro  (1983 - 1986)  
237 Arthur Franks (1939 - 1954)  
237 Brian Parkinson (1973 - 1983)  51 clean sheets        * not continuous 
237 Malcolm Scott (1962 - 1967)  
235 Les Owens (1966 - 1972)  
235 Alec Wallace (1969 - 1973)  
233 George Jones (1935 - 1946)  75 goals & later Reserve team captain
233 Alex Woodcock (2009 - 2021) 210 goals - current player
230 Alec Muir (1949 - 1959)                               * not continuous
228 Sam Speakman (1962 - 1967)  60 goals
225 Bobby Murdoch (1952 - 1975)

Two periods as player then 1972 to 1975
as player manager - totalled 89 goals

219 Jack Pilling (1935 - 1946)  played in first ever game      * not continuous
217 Ken Rea (1962 - 1967)  
216 Russell Perkins (1976 - 1981)  Player manager 1978-81  * not continuous
215 Ronnie Edwards (1952 - 1959)                              * not continuous 
212 Len Allen (1963 - 1968)  
218  Peter Webster (2003 - 2020) 61 clean sheets  * not contnuous  current player
209 John Hackett (1961 - 1966) 53 clean sheets
206 Cameron Dalton (2012 - 2021)  207 goals    * Not continuous  current player
205  Mark Brennan (1986 - 1991)  
204 Gerry Glover (1971 - 1975)  
204 David Rietdyk (2003 - 2010)  current Reserve Team Manager

150 + First Team Appearances

199  Dave Hughes (1972 - 1977)  ever present in 1976/77 
199 Fred Finney (1948 - 1954)  
198 Dave Perry (1974 - 1983)                           * not continuous
195   John Carroll  (1982 - 1986)  
193 Jim Thornton  (1979 - 1987)    69 goals            * not continuous
192 Paul Gregory (1975 - 1983)                             * not continuous
191 Alex Bishop (2000 - 2011)  107 goals    (from 2019 in South Vets)
191 Gary Pollard (2009 - 2021)   56 goals             * not continuous
185 Jimmy Blackhurst  (1985 - 1991)    68 goals
184  Martin Ryman  (1992 - 2007) Manager since 2001 
CLUB RECORD - longest serving manager
181 Bert Morris (1952- 1957)  
180 Albie Harrison (1968 - 1972)  
180  Tony Sayer (2008 - 2021) current player        * not continuous 
179 Jimmy Nuttall (1947 - 1959) 122 goals             * not continuous   
178 Len Williams (1977 - 1982)           + temp joint manager 80/81
175 Peter Withers (1985 - 1989) 58 goals
175 Niel Wood (1978 - 1983)                           * not continuous
174 Mike Flexon (1968 - 1972)  
171 Len Salmon (1936 - 1946)  
169 Steve Kelly (2008 - 2021)  current player       * not continuous
165 Paul Mullen (1986 - 1991)  
165 Ken Parr (1946 - 1952)  
164 Jack Roscoe (1936 - 1939) 198 goals
162 Phil Green (1971 - 1976)  
161 John Smith  (1976 - 1983)                         * not continuous
161 Chris Short  (2005 - 2014)  
160 Colin Bridge (1967 - 1972)  
159  Aaron Hurst  (1936 - 1940)  
158 Allen Hampson (1960 - 1967) Player Manager to 1966, Manager to 1971
158 Jimmy Tansey  (1971 - 1974)                   
157 Ted Morris (1945 - 1949)  
154 Billy Quirk  (1974 - 1977)   33 goals
153 Chris McGrath (2003 - 2008)  
152 Jimmy Nuttall (1946 - 1960)  108 goals             * not continuous
151 Phil Fitzpatrick (1972 - 1976)  
       
       
148  Richie Houston (1998 - 2007)  + 53 Reserves apps, 2019 in SL Vets 
147 Harry Bates (1945 - 1947) 1st captain after Second World War

Figures shown are up 1st January 2021 & next updated at end of season 2020/21

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