On This Day

January 6th
Time for a change
Manager Bob Gurney paid the price for poor results, losing his job after just nine months in the role. Coach Alvan Williams took over, initially on a caretaker basis, though his appointment was made permanent a few weeks later.
2017Devante Rodney transferred to Pools from Sheffield Wednesday 
2016Peter Denton extended loan period with Bedlington Terriers 
2016Jake Gray extended loan spell with Pools from Crystal Palace. Until end of season 
2012Steven Snaith returned to Pools from loan spell at Workington 
2007Richard Barker made his first team debut in a League Two match against Shrewsbury Town[view]
1999Chris Beech returned to Pools from loan spell at Huddersfield Town. Pools refused request of a second month on loan, preferring a permanent deal. 
1998Ben Pollock was born in Bolton 
1996Scott Sloan made his final first team appearance in a Div Three match against Scarborough[view]
1994Callum Wilson was born in Middlesbrough 
1994Tim Carter joined Millwall on loan 
1992Anthony Smith joined Pools on loan from Sunderland 
1980Michael Dunwell was born in Stockton on Tees 
1964Bob Gurney left post as Manager 
1964Alvan Williams appointed Manager. Caretaker basis 
1949John Joyce was born in Easington 
1933Bobby Lumley was born in Consett 
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
1n/an/a 2007League TwoShrewsbury Town (A)D1-1Brown
1n/an/a 2001Div ThreeEXETER CITY (H)W2-0Miller 2(1p)
7#000000#DA70D6 1998Auto Windscreens ShieldSCUNTHORPE UNITED (H)L1-2Lee
1n/an/a 1996Div ThreeSCARBOROUGH (H)D1-1Allon
1n/an/a 1990Div FourLINCOLN CITY (H)D1-1McKinnon
1n/an/a 1973Div FourTORQUAY UNITED (H)W1-0Green
1n/an/a 1967Div FourSOUTHEND UNITED (H)L1-2Phythian
2#000000#6495ED 1962FA CupFulham (A)L1-3Burlison
1n/an/a 1951Div Three (N)HALIFAX TOWN (H)W5-2Wildon 2, McClure 3
1n/an/a 1934Div Three (N)York City (A)W3-1Catton, Hird, Wigham
1n/an/a 1923Div Three (N)NELSON (H)W5-1Braidford, Hampson 2(1p), Parkinson, Hardy
9n/an/a 1912NE LeagueShildon Athletic (A)W3-2Grierson 2, Martin