On This Day

December 7th
The start of the decline
There would be no repeat of the previous season's third round glamour, as Jim Dyson is beaten by Stockport's Mike Davock decisive strike in our FA Cup tie. The league form was still looking healthy, with the team lying in third place, but this defeat began an alarming collapse. Pools won just five of the next 26 games to drop to the new Division Four.
2020Luke Armstrong joined Pools on loan from Salford City. Initially until January, with agreement to extend to end of season 
2019Tyler Hamilton made his first team debut in a Vanarama National League match against Woking[view]
2015Adam Jackson extended loan spell with Pools from Middlesbrough. Another month 
2010Jake Kean extended loan spell with Pools from Blackburn Rovers. For another month 
2001Jon Parkin joined Pools on loan from Barnsley 
1995Adrian Vranic was born 
1993Ryan Cross joined Bury on loan 
1993Lennie Johnrose transferred to Bury 
1974Mike McBurney made his first team debut in a Div Four match against Doncaster Rovers[view]
1955John MacPhail was born in Dundee 
1925Albert Hunter made his first team debut in a FA Cup match against Blyth Spartans[view]
1902Billy Cowell was born in Acomb 
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
21n/an/a 2019Vanarama National LeagueWoking (A)L1-2Toure (p)
2#000000#6495ED 2013FA CupCOVENTRY CITY (H)D1-1Monkhouse
1n/an/a 2004League OneWalsall (A)L1-2Boyd
2#000000#6495ED 2003FA CupBurton Albion (A)W1-0Porter
7#000000#DA70D6 1999Auto Windscreens ShieldHALIFAX TOWN (H)W1-0Henderson
2#000000#6495ED 1985FA CupFRICKLEY ATHLETIC (H)L0-1 
1n/an/a 1974Div FourDoncaster Rovers (A)L0-3 
1n/an/a 1962Div FourChester (A)L0-1 
2#000000#6495ED 1957FA CupStockport County (A)L1-2Johnson
1n/an/a 1946Div Three (N)Stockport County (A)W2-1Sloan, McMahon (p)
1n/an/a 1935Div Three (N)NEW BRIGHTON (H)W4-1Bonass, Wigham 2, Robertson
2#000000#6495ED 1925FA CupBlyth Spartans (N)D1-1Hunter