The Liverpool Echo report that Liam Watson believes it would be a ‘fairytale’ if Southport can land an FA Cup third round showdown with Premier League outfit Tottenham Hotspur.
The Sandgrounders drew 1-1 with Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park on Sunday with the second-round replay now scheduled for Monday 17th December.
Originally set for next Tuesday, the clash was moved due to BT Sport’s decision to televise the fixture live.
League Two Rovers – who ply their trade two steps above Southport – took an early lead at the weekend through Jonny Smith before Brad Bauress delivered a stunning 30-yard equaliser with 20 minutes remaining.
“We were the stronger of the two teams in the second-half,” Watson told the ECHO.
“If anyone was going to win it was going to be us but we know it’ll be a tougher game at Southport than it was at Tranmere.”
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