On This Day

January 16th
1986
Horner strengthens his hand
Pools were sitting pretty in fifth place when Billy Horner used the loan market to add much-travelled Scunthorpe forward Mike Lester to the squad. Lester played eleven times as Pools surged into the top three before a dismal March dealt promotion hopes a near-fatal blow.
YearEvent 
2016Nathan Thomas made his first team debut in a League Two match against Wycombe Wanderers[view]
2010Joe Gamble made his first team debut in a League One match against Milton Keynes Dons[view]
2009Liam Henderson made his first team debut in a League One match against Northampton Town[view]
1999Simon Miotto made his final first team appearance in a Div Three match against Barnet[view]
1986Mike Lester joined Pools on loan from Scunthorpe United 
1976Dennis Wann joined Pools on loan from York City 
1960Ken Butler made his first team debut in a Div Four match against Chester[view]
1955Steve Crowther was born in Romiley 
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
1n/an/a 2016League TwoWYCOMBE WANDERERS (H)W1-0Fenwick
1n/an/a 2010League OneMILTON KEYNES DONS (H)L0-5 
1n/an/a 2009League OneNORTHAMPTON TOWN (H)W2-0Porter 2
1n/an/a 2001Div ThreeChesterfield (A)D0-0 
1n/an/a 1999Div ThreeBARNET (H)D2-2Midgley, Miller
1n/an/a 1993Div TwoPRESTON NORTH END (H)D0-0 
1n/an/a 1983Div FourScunthorpe United (A)L0-3 
1n/an/a 1982Div FourMansfield Town (A)L2-3Brown, Houchen
1n/an/a 1971Div FourCREWE ALEXANDRA (H)L0-2 
1n/an/a 1965Div FourBarrow (A)L2-4Thompson, Hamilton
1n/an/a 1960Div FourChester (A)D1-1McKenna
1n/an/a 1954Div Three (N)PORT VALE (H)W2-1McGuigan 2
1n/an/a 1952Div Three (N)SOUTHPORT (H)W3-1Willetts(p), Stamper, McGuigan
1n/an/a 1937Div Three (N)GATESHEAD (H)W6-1J Scott 3, Robertson 2, McCambridge
1n/an/a 1926Div Three (N)Tranmere Rovers (A)L0-2 
9n/an/a 1915NE LeagueMIDDLESBROUGH Reserves (H)W1-0Luke
102#000000#FFA07A 1909Durham County CupBishop Auckland (A)W2-0Brown, Edgley