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Details of the 2017 Lancashire fixture to be hosted by S&B were released at midnight on November 25th. County Champions Middlesex will visit us on June 9-12. More details can be found here

Friday, November 25, 2016 - 01:13

On Sunday 2nd October. Southport & Birkdale Sports Club hosted a Autumn American Tennis Tournament.

It was a success, having Barnes Tenser as the winner, and Rob Thomas coming 2nd.

Congratulations to both men!


Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 16:43

We are hosting yet another Open Day! This gives you another opportunity if you aren't a member to become one, with discount!!!

Sunday 25th September 10am-3pm

Come down to find out more information.


Friday, September 23, 2016 - 19:04

The car park will be CLOSED from 7.00pm tonight until further notice. 



Thank you for your cooperation and sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Saturday, July 9, 2016 - 14:13

Come on down and offer up your services in exchange for a cuppa and a bacon buttie!

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 18:42


Come on down to our May Open day!

When:  Sunday 22nd May & 10.30am to 3.30pm 
Where: Southport & Birkdale Sports Club, Trafalgar Road, Birkdale, Southport, PR8 2HF 

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 13:30

Please come and join us for our Tennis Team Practise nights.

All are very welcome!

Team tennis practices commence next week (Mon/Tues 30th/31st Mar)for  all standards, for anyone interested in playing league...

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 21:54

For the most part a very successful season.  All the coaches emphasized how much the junior players enjoyed their contributions to the teams.  There were many success stories both for teams and individuals which were detailed at another very enjoyable Presentation Evening.


Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 20:07

Over the past few years Southport & Birkdale Squash Club has taken a number of steps to improve their squash playing facilities and the deal the squash and racketball players get from the Club.

This has meant that, not only have playing conditions been improved, but we now play...

Monday, January 5, 2015 - 11:34

On the 21st December, Members of SnB joined together to help celebrate a long standing member, Barry Burns' birthday!

They gathered together and enjoyed...

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 10:01

We would like to wish all our members and guests a very Happy Christmas & Happy New Year. We look forward to welcoming you into the club over the Christmas period & in the new year.

From Dave, Steve & all the bar staff and the club committees.

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 22:23

Lancashire chief-executive Daniel Gidney has praised “unbelievably proactive” Southport and Birkdale officials while also admitting that he believes the county could not have completed their fixtures in their title-winning season of 2011 without the help of Liverpool CC.


Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 22:00

Lancashire’s cricketers will play at Southport for the third time in five years next season when they take on Derbyshire in a County Championship LV= Division Two match starting on Sunday, May 24 (writes cricket correspondent Paul Edwards).

And to celebrate the fantastic news - we...

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 21:58

Below are just a hand full of comments we have received from across the country about our up and coming county game. Many thanks for getting in touch & we look forward to welcoming as many of you as possible to the club next May!

Congratulations on securing a game again. I enjoyed my...

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 11:47

Lancashire's LV= County Championship Division 2 game against Derbyshire on May 24-27 will be played at the County Cricket Ground, Southport, the home of Southport & Birkdale Cricket Club.


Friday, November 28, 2014 - 11:36

The junior presentation night will be on Friday 26th September starting around 7pm.

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 15:56

The U13 team have had a thoroughly enjoyable season, competing in a number of cricket competitions.

 In the league, we won three games and finished fifth in the division.  Top run scorer was Patrick Dutton with 190 runs, average 37 and high score of 53, and was very ably...

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 15:55

Thank you everyone for attending and supporting such a wonderful cause.

We raised over £640 so thank you very much!

Also many thanks to the many sponsors who donated some wonderful prizes to the raffle. A big big Thank you to Gill...

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 11:30

So after much hype and excitement the S&BCC Golf Masters 2014 has been and gone and I’d like to report that it was a roaring success with much needed funds raised for the club.

Despite early concerns regarding numbers we ended up with 30 Golfers (although I use this term lightly...

Monday, May 5, 2014 - 10:08

S&B have a new kit supplier with a wide range of cricket playing kit and social kit that can be used by ALL club members.

Please visit the club shop at and a link will take you to the shop with...

Monday, March 10, 2014 - 13:16

Reminder that the Sports Club AGM is on Monday 10th March at 8pm in the Southport Lounge.

All members are welcome to attend.

Monday, March 10, 2014 - 12:51

Southport and Birkdale’s supporters will see a second Australian wicketkeeper-batsman displaying his skills at Trafalgar Road this summer following the recruitment of James McCombie.
It is envisaged that McCombie, who has paid his own airfare to the UK, will play for S...

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 12:44

S&B continue to show the success of our junior system with 6 boys getting into the Sefton Cricket Development Group (district cricket) U11  squad.

Sam Regan, Charlie Scott, Tobias Lea, Jack Carney, Teddy Reed & Marcus Baldwin have all undertaken trials in recent weeks and...

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 12:24

S&B will be holding their annual (after a few years off!) golf day on Friday 11th April at Southport Old Links. Entry is £40 per person and includes bacon butty on arrival and buffet dinner after and entry into tournament. There will be prizes to be won & money raised will go...

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 23:25

Junior cricket training will start on the following dates. For further information please contact Jonny Firth - 07925 420168 - 

All training sessions start at 6:30pm.

U9/U11   -   Friday 25th April

U13’s  ...

Sunday, February 16, 2014 - 01:33

S&B now has BT SPORT to go with SKY SPORTS that we previously had. So come down and watch all the latest games on our BRAND NEW 80 INCH TV!!!!!

The new TV has been paid for following the fundraising efforts of Steve Jessop & Brian Birch following the New Years Eve party. This is...

Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 10:32

The LV= County Championship game against Nottinghamshire on July 13-16 will be played at Aigburth, the home of Liverpool Cricket Club.

During 2013, two matches were played at out grounds – Liverpool CC and Southport & Birkdale CC.

However, with only one game in 2014...

Monday, February 3, 2014 - 10:42

The Ben Gautrey Foundation #25 has supported S&B Junior Cricket Club by giving us £985 towards new coaching equipment following a grant application put together by Jonny Firth on behalf of the junior cricket committee. This is great news for the club and will allow us to further...

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 10:39

The second annual pub games night will be held on 21st February at 7pm. Darts, snooker, tennis tables, pool & dominos being played with all money raised towards club funds!

For further information please contact Chris Firth on 079560 02887.

All welcome!!


Monday, January 27, 2014 - 20:07

New Year's Eve 2012 saw only 20 people visit the club (including the bar staff).    Following that very disappointing turn out  Steve Jessop and Brian Birch committed to producing "S & B's Best Ever New Year's Party."   Their hard work...

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 13:10