On This Day

January 18th
1999
Mick Tait calls it a day
Tait enjoyed two spells as a player at the Vic. He continued playing until after his 40th birthday after accepting a player-manager role in late 1996. With his boots long since hung up, Tait stepped down from the manager's job on this day in 1999.
YearEvent 
2017Dave Jones appointed Manager 
2014Marlon Harewood made his first team debut in a League Two match against Fleetwood Town[view]
2008Eddie Nolan made his final first team appearance in a League One match against Cheltenham Town[view]
2008Ian Moore made his final first team appearance in a League One match against Cheltenham Town[view]
1999Mick Tait left post as Manager. Resigned 
1999Paul Baker appointed Manager. Caretaker basis (alongside Brian Honour) 
1999Brian Honour appointed Manager. Caretaker basis (alongside Paul Baker) 
1992Samuel Adjei was born in Eksjo 
1991Gary McRoberts was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne 
1986Mike Lester made his first team debut in a Div Four match against Cambridge United[view]
1969Rob Moverley was born in Wakefield 
1961Peter Beardsley was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne 
1947Fred Gregory made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Lincoln City[view]
1930Danny Dobell made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Doncaster Rovers[view]
1930Jack Tither made his first team debut in a Div Three (N) match against Doncaster Rovers[view]
1930Percy Thornton made his first team debut in a Div Three (N) match against Doncaster Rovers[view]
1919Kidder Harvey made his first team debut in a Northern Victory League match against Gateshead[view]
1919J Conner made his first team debut in a Northern Victory League match against Gateshead[view]
1913Ralph Noddings made his first team debut in a NE League match against Wingate Albion[view]
1913John Parkinson made his final first team appearance in a NE League match against Wingate Albion[view]
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
1n/an/a 2014League TwoFleetwood Town (A)L0-2 
1n/an/a 2011League OneBristol Rovers (A)D0-0 
1n/an/a 2008League OneCHELTENHAM TOWN (H)L0-2 
1n/an/a 2003Div ThreeOXFORD UNITED (H)W3-1Humphreys, Richardson 2
1n/an/a 1997Div ThreeDONCASTER ROVERS (H)L2-4Howard, Cooper(p)
1n/an/a 1992Div ThreeBolton Wanderers (A)D2-2Olsson, Kelly og
1n/an/a 1986Div FourCAMBRIDGE UNITED (H)W2-1Honour 2
2#000000#6495ED 1979FA CupLEEDS UNITED (H)L2-6Newton 2(2p)
1n/an/a 1969Div ThreeROTHERHAM UNITED (H)L0-3 
1n/an/a 1964Div FourGillingham (A)L0-2 
1n/an/a 1958Div Three (N)Tranmere Rovers (A)L2-3P Thompson, Rayment
1n/an/a 1947Div Three (N)Lincoln City (A)L2-5McMahon 2
1n/an/a 1939Div Three (N)New Brighton (A)L2-5Woods 2
1n/an/a 1930Div Three (N)DONCASTER ROVERS (H)W3-0Race 2, B Mordue
6n/an/a 1919Northern Victory LeagueSOUTH SHIELDS (H)W2-1Bob Thompson 2
9n/an/a 1913NE LeagueWingate Albion (A)L0-1