On This Day

October 11th
1988
Bird flies the nest
Manager John Bird ended his eight-year association with Pools by quitting to take the manager's job at York City. The likeable Yorkshireman had done a decent job, with Pools winning about a third of his games in charge. Bird spent three years at Bootham Crescent before managing Halifax.
YearEvent 
2007Scott Allison joined Gateshead on loan. One month 
2000Bryan Conlon died 
1994Zak Boagey was born in Hartlepool 
1994Mikael Mandron was born in Boulogne-sur-Mer 
1988John Bird left post as Manager. Quit to take up post at York CIty 
1985Andy Appleby was born in Seaham 
1982Michael Mackay was born in Durham 
1975David Embleton made his final first team appearance in a Div Four match against Torquay United[view]
1972Ryan Cross was born in Plymouth 
1969Phil Hunter made his only first team appearance in a Div Four match against Chester[view]
1969Derek Humphreys made his first team debut in a Div Four match against Chester[view]
1947Peter Baines made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Hull City[view]
1919Henry Burgon made his final first team appearance in a NE League match against Gateshead[view]
1919James Wood made his final first team appearance in a NE League match against Gateshead[view]
1919 Adams made his first team debut in a NE League match against Gateshead[view]
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
1n/an/a 2014League TwoExeter City (A)W2-1Woods, Wyke
1n/an/a 1997Div ThreeDoncaster Rovers (A)D2-2Cullen, Lucas
1n/an/a 1985Div FourStockport County (A)W3-1Gollogly, Honour, Shoulder
1n/an/a 1980Div FourWimbledon (A)L0-5 
1n/an/a 1975Div FourTORQUAY UNITED (H)L0-1 
1n/an/a 1972Div FourChester (A)L0-2 
1n/an/a 1969Div FourChester (A)L1-2Bell
4#000000#3CB371 1960League CupOldham Athletic (A)L1-2Johnson
1n/an/a 1958Div FourWALSALL (H)D1-1Clark
1n/an/a 1952Div Three (N)MANSFIELD TOWN (H)W2-0Wildon, Elder
1n/an/a 1947Div Three (N)Hull City (A)L0-5 
1n/an/a 1930Div Three (N)Lincoln City (A)L0-1 
1n/an/a 1924Div Three (N)ACCRINGTON STANLEY (H)W3-0P Smith, C Hardy, Livingstone
9n/an/a 1919NE LeagueSouth Shields Reserves (A)L0-3 
2#000000#6495ED 1913FA CupANNFIELD PLAIN (H)W6-1Lowe 2, Walker 2, Smith 2