South joined the West Cheshire League in 2011, securing divisonal titles to move into the top division by 2013. The reserves followed in 2012. The youth team have been members of the youth division. Here are the early pictures from the decade to our rise to Division One .
Friday 12th August 2011, West Cheshire League Division Three
Capenhurst Villa Reserves v South Liverpool
South won 2 -1 with Kevin Martin scoring our first ever WCLgoal followed by an Elliott Burnett strike.
Back Row (l-r) Billy Birch (Club Chairman), Martin Ryamn (Manager), Elliott Burnett, Patrick O'Hanlon, Neil Roach, Peter Webster, Stephen Ward (Coach), Graeme Roderick, Chris Piercy, Andrew Tull, Kenny Deakin (Asst Manager)
Front Row (l-r) Tom Kinsella, Curtis Cummins, Dave Astles, Adam Rood (Captain) Kevin Martin, Neil Fisher, Tony Evans, Tom Stewart.
South made the short trip to Barkhill Road to face Marshalls in the Liverpool County FA Challenge Cup Third Round. South had already ousted Edge Hill BCOB & Page Celtic but teh home side Marshalls edged the tie 1 - 0. It ended our cup interest that season but South went up as league champions, the first of two consecutive promotions that Martin Ryman's side would achieve. Our team;
Back Row (l-r) Martin Ryman (Manager), Sean Davies, Chris Piercy, Andrew Tull, Peter Webster, Stephen Ward (Coach), Gerard Forde, Matt Butler, Tom Stewart, Kenny Deakin (Asst Manager)
Front Row (l -r) Lee McNally, Mitchell McNally, Tom Kinsella, Kevin Martin (capt), Adam Rood, David O'Leary, Gary Dunning.
Thanks to South fan Paul Wesbter for taking this snap
South celebrate the West Cheshire League Third Division title in April 2012 at closest rivals Helsby who also achieved promotion as runners up
SOUTH (l - r): Billy Birch (chairman), Tom Kinsella, Martin Ryman (manager), Matt Hughes,
Gary Pollard, Alex Woodcock, Colin Deakin, Patrick O'Hanlon, Paul Mutch, Gerard Forde, Kevin Martin, Sean Davies, Adam Rood (capt), Peter Webster, Andrew Tull, Matt Butler,
Tom Stewart. (Camera shy asst manager Ken Deakin's arm appears on the extreme left!)
Back Row (l-r) Martin Ryman (manager), Che Morgan, Cameron Dalton, Peter Webster, Sean Highdale, Gary Pollard, Elliott Burnett, Tom Stewart, Patrick O'Hanlon, Phil Thompson, Kenny Deakin (asst manager).
Front Row (l-r) Alex Woodcock, Andrew Tull, Adam Rood (capt), Gary Dunning, Tom Kinsella, Neil Best, Danny Powell, Sean Baker.
SOUTH - Back Row (l-r) Martin Ryman (manager) Alex Woodcock, Steve McLinden, Neil Best, Elliott Burnett, Peter Webster, Stephen Ward (coach), Colin Deakin, Matt Hughes, Gary Pollard, Kenny Deakin (asst manager).
Front Row (l-r) Steve Kelly, Tom Kinsella, Cameron Dalton, Kevin Martin, Adam Rood (capt), Andrew Tull, Matt Lowe.
Team v Mossley Hill Athletic - 2nd April 2014.
Back Row (l-r) Martin Ryman (manager), Stephen Ward (coach), Louis Fay, Steve McLinden, Luke Picken, Gary Pollard, Cameron Dalton, Steve Doyle, Kenny Deakin (asst manager).