On This Day

February 15th
1931
Future legend born
One of the club's most famous sons was born in the town on this day in 1931. Kenny Johnson made his debut on the last day of the 1940s and he would be one of the dominant figures for the next decade and more. He played over 400 times and scored a club record 98 league goals. After retirement, he remained in the town until his death in 2011.
YearEvent 
2013Paul Johnson joined Workington on loan. One month 
2010David Foley released. To take up offer from US League 
2005Jon Daly made his first team debut in a League One match against Luton Town[view]
2002Tony Lormor joined Shrewsbury Town on loan. One month 
1997Russell Bradley made his first team debut in a Div Three match against Torquay United[view]
1992Jason Peake made his first team debut in a Div Three match against Preston North End[view]
1975Kevin Johnson made his first team debut in a Div Four match against Bradford City[view]
1954David Harvey was born in Hetton-le-Hole 
1952Terry Gaffney was born in Hartlepool 
1938George Mathison made his only first team appearance in a Division Three (North) Cup match against Southport[view]
1938Alec Robertson made his final first team appearance in a Division Three (North) Cup match against Southport[view]
1931Ken Johnson was born in Hartlepool 
1919Jack Nevin made his final first team appearance in a Northern Victory League match against Sunderland[view]
1919Joseph Graham made his final first team appearance in a Northern Victory League match against Sunderland[view]
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
1n/an/a 2014League TwoNEWPORT COUNTY (H)W3-0James, Sandell og, Williams
1n/an/a 2011League OneCHARLTON ATHLETIC (H)W2-1Monkhouse, Liddle
1n/an/a 2005League OneLUTON TOWN (H)L2-3Davis og, Robson
1n/an/a 2003Div ThreeYork City (A)D0-0 
1n/an/a 1997Div ThreeTORQUAY UNITED (H)D1-1Beech
1n/an/a 1992Div ThreePRESTON NORTH END (H)W2-0Peake, Baker
1n/an/a 1984Div FourCREWE ALEXANDRA (H)W2-1Lowe, Dobson
1n/an/a 1977Div FourHuddersfield Town (A)L1-4Creamer
1n/an/a 1975Div FourBRADFORD CITY (H)L1-2Moore
1n/an/a 1964Div FourBrighton and Hove Albion (A)L1-4Fogarty
1n/an/a 1958Div Three (N)Carlisle United (A)W2-1K Johnson, Rayment
3#000000#DA70D6 1938Division Three (North) CupSouthport (A)L0-6 
1n/an/a 1936Div Three (N)Crewe Alexandra (A)L2-3Moses, Wigham
1n/an/a 1930Div Three (N)HALIFAX TOWN (H)W3-0Pedwell 2, Thompson
6n/an/a 1919Northern Victory LeagueSunderland (A)L2-6Butler, J Hibbert(p)
9n/an/a 1913NE LeagueSUNDERLAND ROYAL ROVERS (H)W3-1Fletcher, Baker(p), Brewis