Southport debutant Adam Anson impressed in central defence despite The Port falling to a narrow 2-1 defeat at home to Kidderminster on Saturday. 

Anson was signed from Northern Premier League side Witton Albion in January before returning to The Albs on a month long loan. 

The 23-year-old played the full 90 minutes on the left-hand side of a back three, but the former Liverpool trainee is very familiar with the role.

“When I was at Chorley I was in a back three.” Anson said.

“Then when I moved to Witton we played in a back three as well, it was the first time I’ve played left-hand side for a while but I feel like I’m comfortable with both of my feet.”

“I slotted in quite nicely.”

Anson partnered up with Ryan Astles and fellow new signing Jack Sanders in the heart of a Port defence which looked solid for large parts of Saturday’s clash.

Anson re-signed from Witton last month.

“I enjoyed it.” The former Wigan man said. 

“Personally, it was good for me to make my debut for a big club like Southport. 

“I look forward to playing again.”

The Port took the lead against Kiddy through captain David Morgan, who fired home a delightful half-volley from the edge of the area in the 20th minute.

Just three minutes later though the visitors equalised through a flicked header by centre-back Keith Lowe.

A fairly drab affair was settled in the 70th minute, as Ashley Hemmings fired home from outside of the area to ensure the points returned to the Midlands.

You can listen to the full interview with Adam below.

Photo credit to Julia Urwin of Southport FC.

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