Liam Houghton First Division North Player of the Month

Tue 14th February 2023 | FC St Helens
By Martin Fallon

Liam Houghton of FC St Helens has been presented with his Player of the Month award for December 2022.

League Management Committee Member Glyn Jones visited Liam at a recent home game to present him with his award.

The striker had a fine month in December, and it is the first outfield award won by FC St Helens since their promotion to the NWCFL in the summer.

This is what was said about him when the announcement was made.


Winning FC St Helens' first ever Player  of the Month award is striker Liam Houghton.

Liam has put in a real captains performances, leading the attacking phase of FC St Helens' unbeaten run in December where he has been directly invoved in four out of the clubs five goals that they have scored in the month. He is a stalwart of the club and has great consistency this season.

He picked up Man of the Match in the first game at Cleator Moor Celtic, causing problems for the home side throughout and setting up the equaliser for Joe Barker on the hour. Next came another Man of the Match in the home game with Garstang, where he scored FC's only goal from the penalty spot.

His second goal of the month came in the third game at home to Darwen FC, that taking him to nine for the season. And he picked up an assist in the 1-1 draw in the derby game with Pilkington on Boxing Day, again setting up Jack Graham to put his side ahead.

Well done Liam!

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