Town on their travels: Southport

Haig Avenue, Southport
Haig Avenue, Southport

FC Halifax Town are well and truly back on the national stage next season, with an itinerary totalling more than 6,500 miles in the Conference Premier.

So, to help Town fans get a feel for where their SatNav’s will be taking them over the next 12 months, the Courier will be providing an away guide for every Conference Premier ground.

Today we focus on Southport’s Haig Avenue.

Southport: Haig Avenue

Capacity: 6,008

The Sandgrounders have played there since 1905

Best moment v Newcastle in the FA Cup fourth round on Janury 26, 1932 when Southport held the eventual winners to a 1-1 draw in front of a record crowd of 20,010. But Newcastle won the replay 9-0.

Postcode: PR8 6JZ

Distance: 68 miles