On This Day

January 8th
1992
Robbie heads north
Rob McKinnon's five year stay at Pools was ended when he returned to his native Scotland to join Motherwell. His form north of the border earned him international caps against Malta, Japan and the Faroes. McKinnon returned to Pools for a brief loan spell in 1999.
YearEvent 
2002Antony Sweeney signed pro contract 
1992Rob McKinnon transferred to Motherwell 
1983Jon Daly was born in Dublin 
1979Tommy Miller was born in Easington 
1966Brian Grant made his first team debut in a Div Four match against Port Vale[view]
1933Frank McKenna was born in Blaydon 
1921Jimmy Miller made his first team debut in a NE League match against Scotswood[view]
1919Billy Adams was born in Arlecdon 
1884Bob Blanthorne was born in Birkenhead 
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
2#000000#6495ED 2011FA CupWatford (A)L1-4Sweeney
2#000000#6495ED 2005FA CupBOSTON UNITED (H)D0-0 
1n/an/a 2000Div ThreeSwansea City (A)L1-2Henderson
1n/an/a 1994Div TwoReading (A)L0-4 
1n/an/a 1986Div FourCHESTER CITY (H)D1-1 
1n/an/a 1977Div FourTORQUAY UNITED (H)W4-0Poskett 3, Bielby
1n/an/a 1966Div FourPORT VALE (H)W2-0Thompson, Phythian
2#000000#6495ED 1955FA CupDARLINGTON (H)D1-1Harden
1n/an/a 1949Div Three (N)ACCRINGTON STANLEY (H)W1-0Hawkins
9n/an/a 1921NE LeagueScotswood (A)W1-0Kessler
9n/an/a 1910NE LeagueWingate Albion (A)D0-0 
102#000000#FFA07A 1910Durham County CupDarlington St Augustines (A)W1-0T Hegarty