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1970's Reserve & Youth team pictures

1970/71 Prescot & District Youth League Champions

Here are South youths team in 1971 with the league trophy. Our manager was Gerry Towey.

Fifth from the left is Jimmy Case who graduated to the first team and was snapped up by Liverpool and went on to have considerable success!!! 

1972/73 Youth Team 

South Liverpool Youth Team 1973 - Runners Up in the Liverpool Sunday league Youth Division, preparing for the Lancashire County FA Youth Cup Final 


Back Row (l-r) Joby Humphreys (manager), Mick O'Boyle, Paul Thomas, Paul Raven, Kevin O'Leary, John Cain, Steve Woodcock, John Ravenscroft, Les Parkes (asst manager)

Front Row (l-r) John Burgh, Steve Moore, Bobby Murdoch (First Team Manager), Steve Short, Paul Budgen, Chris Daly.  

1972/73 Lancashire FA Youth Cup success

South Liverpool FC Lancashire County FA Youth Cup Winners 1972/73. South beat Southdene (Kirkby) 1-0 in the final at Burscough with a second half Chris Daly penalty settling the game.  South retained the Trophy the following year defeating Wigan Athletic again at Burscough and again 1-0, that goal coming from Steve Moore.  


The asst coach on the left was Les Parry (in blue) back row, on the other end of the back row was Joby Humphries who was our coach. Front row extreme right was team secretary Mr Alan Bartlam now chairman of Vauxhall Motors FC

Here the lads are celebrating. From left to right is John Cain, Richard Budgen Paul Raven, Chris Daley, next our keeper and on the right our leading goal scorer John Ravenscroft.

Who though is the keeper? It is none other than our Club chairman Billy Birch ( & Reserve team assistant manager). We won 1-0 via a 20th minute penalty converted by Chris Daley.

Our team that night was Billy Birch, Richard Budgen, Steve Short, John Cain (capt) Mick O’Boyle, Steve Moore, Joe Hinnigan, Chris Daley, Paul Thomas, John Ravenscroft, Paul Raven. Sub Steve Woodcock who was used.


Great to hear in March 2013 from our captain that night John Cain. After playing for Souths first team he moved to Australia, in the summer of 1975 where he still resides.


1973 Liverpool Sunday League Youth Squad at Holly Park

Not strictly a South team picture but one worth recording. South's youth team were in the Liverpool Sunday League Youth Division finishing runners up to Lister and also won for the first time the Lancashire County FA Youth Cup (above). The Sunday League's representative side featured in the squad four South players including team capatin Joe Hinnigan. South's other three above are Steve Moore, Mick O'Boyle and Chris Daly.

1974 South Youth team

South Liverpool Youth Team 1974

Phil McFerran (third from left back row - went on to manage South in the late 1980's)

Middle front row is Ged (not Jim) McKenna!


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