Debut for Ainge, midweek goalscorers start
Manager Paul Buckle has made three changes to the side that beat Tamworth on Tuesday.
Goal heroes from that night Yaser Kasim and Stuart Fleetwood start, whilst defender Simon Ainge, who joined on-loan from Guiseley on Thursday, starts at centre-half.
Lathaniel Rowe-Turner and Jon Shaw drop to the bench.
TOWN: Tyler, Henry, Essam, Ainge, Howells, Lawless, O'Donnell, Kasim, Rendell, Fleetwood, Gray. Subs: Shaw, J. Robinson, Walker, Rowe-Turner, Brill.
SOUTHPORT: McMillan, Smith, Lever, Parry, Grand, Whalley, Ledsham, Almond, Moogan, Lynch, Poku. Subs: Akrigg, Benjamin, Hibbert, Tames, Willis.