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Southport 2-0 Tamworth

Jason Walker's brace gave Southport a crucial win against already-relegated Tamworth.

Kevin Thornton and Richie Baker nearly put the visitors into an early lead but both were denied by Danny Hurst.

Walker put the hosts ahead from close range after the break before doubling their lead with a cool finish.

The Lambs' relegation from the Conference Premier was confirmed by losing to Luton while Southport are now four points clear of the bottom four.

Line-ups

Southport

  • 1Hurst
  • 7NsialaBooked at 45mins
  • 20Fitzpatrick
  • 12Challoner
  • 6Brown
  • 27O'Sullivan
  • 18George
  • 10LedshamSubstituted forMontheat 23'minutes
  • 24BoothmanSubstituted forOsaweat 46'minutes
  • 8MukendiSubstituted forHattersleyat 61'minutes
  • 9Walker

Substitutes

  • 29Dillon
  • 28Daly
  • 15Hattersley
  • 23Monthe
  • 21Osawe

Tamworth

  • 1Belford
  • 2Evans
  • 6Richards-Everton
  • 34Keane
  • 12CapriceSubstituted forVanderhydeat 59'minutes
  • 32Mahon
  • 11ThorntonSubstituted forPeniketat 73'minutes
  • 8Baker
  • 33MorganBooked at 71mins
  • 28Chadwick
  • 5ReindorfSubstituted forWooleryat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 24Batis-Cande
  • 17Peniket
  • 18Woolery
  • 21Vanderhyde
  • 7Kerry
Referee:
Ross Joyce
Attendance:
1,006

Match Stats

Home TeamSouthportAway TeamTamworth
Possession
Home62%
Away38%
Shots
Home15
Away5
Shots on Target
Home6
Away3
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home12
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Southport 2, Tamworth 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Southport 2, Tamworth 0.
Corner, Southport.
Attempt missed. Danny Hattersley (Southport) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Scott Brown with a cross.
Corner, Southport.
Foul by De'Reece Vanderhyde (Tamworth).
Luke George (Southport) wins a free kick.
Hand ball by Richard Peniket (Tamworth).
Foul by David Morgan (Tamworth).
Luke George (Southport) wins a free kick.
Corner, Southport.
Attempt missed. Jason Walker (Southport) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.
Foul by Matthew Challoner (Southport).
David Morgan (Tamworth) wins a free kick.
Foul by Ben Richards-Everton (Tamworth).
Jason Walker (Southport) wins a free kick.
Foul by Matthew Challoner (Southport).
Kaiyne Woolery (Tamworth) wins a free kick.
Attempt saved. John O'Sullivan (Southport) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.
Attempt missed. Richard Baker (Tamworth) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.
Hand ball by Osayamen Osawe (Southport).

Substitution

Substitution, Tamworth. Richard Peniket replaces Kevin Thornton.
Foul by John O'Sullivan (Southport).
Jack Evans (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Southport 2, Tamworth 0. Jason Walker (Southport) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by David Fitzpatrick with a cross.

Booking

David Morgan (Tamworth) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Corner, Tamworth.
Attempt saved. Ben Richards-Everton (Tamworth) header from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by Kevin Thornton.
Corner, Tamworth.

Substitution

Substitution, Tamworth. Kaiyne Woolery replaces Jessy Reindorf.
Corner, Southport.
Attempt missed. Scott Brown (Southport) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.
Attempt missed. Danny Hattersley (Southport) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.
Corner, Southport.

Substitution

Substitution, Southport. Danny Hattersley replaces Vinny Mukendi.
Attempt saved. David Fitzpatrick (Southport) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.
Foul by Ben Richards-Everton (Tamworth).
Jason Walker (Southport) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Tamworth. De'Reece Vanderhyde replaces Jake Caprice because of an injury.
Foul by Vinny Mukendi (Southport).
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