On This Day

January 26th
One that got away?
On this day in 1999, youngster Jeff Smith played the last of his four matches for Pools in an Auto Windscreens Shield match against Lincoln. He was released in the summer. Two years later, Smith was playing part time local football when he got a surprise move to Premier League Bolton Wanderers.
2019Jake Cassidy made his final first team appearance in a Vanarama National League match against Braintree Town[view]
2017Joe Fryer joined Pools on loan from Middlesbrough. Until end of season 
1999Jeff Smith made his final first team appearance in a Auto Windscreens Shield match against Lincoln City[view]
1980Ged McNamee made his first team debut in a Div Four match against Huddersfield Town[view]
1969John Gallacher was born in Glasgow 
1952Jim Platt was born in Ballymoney 
1935Billy Cleugh made his only first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Gateshead[view]
1919Bill Nicholson was born in Scarborough 
1896Ike Bassindale was born in Harrington 
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
21n/an/a 2019Vanarama National LeagueBRAINTREE TOWN (H)W2-1Kabamba, Hawkes (p)
1n/an/a 2013League OnePortsmouth (A)W3-1Baldwin, Poole, Rutherford
1n/an/a 2010League OneGILLINGHAM (H)D1-1Austin
1n/an/a 2002Div ThreeRUSHDEN & DIAMONDS (H)W5-1Watson 2, Humphreys, Widdrington, Coppinger
7#000000#DA70D6 1999Auto Windscreens ShieldLINCOLN CITY (H)L0-3 
1n/an/a 1991Div FourYork City (A)D0-0 
1n/an/a 1988Div FourWREXHAM (H)W1-0Borthwick
1n/an/a 1980Div FourHUDDERSFIELD TOWN (H)D1-1Ayre
1n/an/a 1974Div FourTORQUAY UNITED (H)D0-0 
1n/an/a 1957Div Three (N)OLDHAM ATHLETIC (H)W4-1Smith 2, Luke, Rayment
1n/an/a 1952Div Three (N)Bradford City (A)W2-0McClure, Stamper
1n/an/a 1939Div Three (N)Doncaster Rovers (A)L1-3Price
1n/an/a 1935Div Three (N)Gateshead (A)L1-2Hird
1n/an/a 1929Div Three (N)WIGAN BOROUGH (H)L1-3Hodgson
1n/an/a 1924Div Three (N)TRANMERE ROVERS (H)W2-1Smith, Mitchell