On This Day

January 31st
1998
Only Pools and Norses!
Hartlepool fans in Scandanavian mood on the long trip to Plainmoor. The Viking hats were doing a roaring trade as Poolies paid tribute to Norwegian midfielder Jan Ove Pedersen, who had looked a class above during his brief time at the Vic.
YearEvent 
2018Jack Blackford released. Contract cancelled by mutual consent 
2018Tomi Adeloye released 
2018Nicky Deverdics transferred to Wrexham. Undisclosed fee 
2017Josh Laurent transferred to Wigan Athletic. Undisclosed fee 
2017Andrew Nelson joined Pools on loan from Sunderland. Until end of season 
2017Louis Rooney joined Pools on loan from Plymouth Argyle. Until end of season 
2014Jack Baldwin transferred to Peterborough United 
2009Daniel Nardiello made his first team debut in a League One match against Brighton and Hove Albion[view]
2008Lee Bullock transferred to Bradford City 
2008Sam Collins transferred to Pools from Hull City. 2½ year deal 
2008Ian Moore transferred to Tranmere Rovers 
2003Brian Ross joined Bishop Auckland on loan. One month 
1987Terry Cochrane made his first team debut in a Div Four match against Burnley[view]
1979Stuart Brightwell was born in Easington 
1974Steven Jones was born in Stockton on Tees 
1970David Blythe made his first team debut in a Div Four match against Oldham Athletic[view]
1948Bill Underwood made his only first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Crewe Alexandra[view]
1939Harry Godbold was born in Springwell 
1931Cliff Ferguson made his only first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Doncaster Rovers[view]
1920Tommy Crilly made his first team debut in a NE League match against Shildon[view]
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
1n/an/a 2015League TwoPLYMOUTH ARGYLE (H)W3-2Franks 2, Fenwick
1n/an/a 2009League OneBrighton and Hove Albion (A)L1-2Nelson
1n/an/a 1998Div ThreeTorquay United (A)L0-1 
2#000000#6495ED 1989FA CupBournemouth (A)L2-5Allon, Toman
1n/an/a 1987Div FourBURNLEY (H)D2-2Hewitt, K Dixon
1n/an/a 1981Div FourROCHDALE (H)D2-2Houchen 2(1p)
1n/an/a 1970Div FourOldham Athletic (A)L0-1 
1n/an/a 1959Div FourCREWE ALEXANDRA (H)W2-1Luke, Smith
1n/an/a 1953Div Three (N)Darlington (A)L0-3 
1n/an/a 1948Div Three (N)Crewe Alexandra (A)L0-2 
1n/an/a 1931Div Three (N)DONCASTER ROVERS (H)L0-2 
1n/an/a 1925Div Three (N)Rotherham United (A)W2-1B Smith 2
9n/an/a 1920NE LeagueSHILDON ATHLETIC (H)W3-0Bratt 2, Toward
9n/an/a 1914NE LeagueWest Stanley (A)W1-0Bryden