On This Day

October 29th
1965
The legend begins...
Brian Clough began his long and illustrious management career in 1965 when Pools took a chance on the recently retired striker. Clough's early days were a long way from the heady European nights with Nottingham Forest but the skills were there from the start as he began to build a side that would eventually win the club's first promotion.
YearEvent 
2002Steven Istead made his competitive first team debut in a Div Three match against Bristol Rovers[view]
1996Alain Horace made his only first team appearance in a Div Three match against Northampton Town[view]
1996Dominique Astolfi end of trial 
1988Carl Muggleton made his first team debut in a Div Four match against Hereford United[view]
1988Joe Allon made his first team debut in a Div Four match against Hereford United[view]
1987Mark Prudhoe returned to Walsall after loan spell 
1983Kevin Dixon made his first team debut in a Div Four match against Bury[view]
1983Paul Campbell made his first team debut in a Div Four match against Bury[view]
1983Mark Lawrence made his final first team appearance in a Div Four match against Bury[view]
1977George Smith made his first team debut in a Div Four match against Barnsley[view]
1970David Johnson was born in Dinnington 
1970Tony Lormor was born in Ashington 
1965Brian Clough appointed Manager 
1950Mike Docherty was born in Preston 
1949John Denham made his only first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Mansfield Town[view]
1932Fred Wilks made his first team debut in a Div Three (N) match against New Brighton[view]
1921John Scorgie made his first team debut in a Div Three (N) match against Walsall[view]
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
1n/an/a 2016League TwoBarnet (A)L2-3Thomas, Amond
1n/an/a 2011League OneCHARLTON ATHLETIC (H)L0-4 
1n/an/a 2005League OnePort Vale (A)W2-1E Williams, Butler
1n/an/a 2002Div ThreeBRISTOL ROVERS (H)W2-0Arnison, E Williams
1n/an/a 1996Div ThreeNORTHAMPTON TOWN (H)L0-2 
1n/an/a 1994Div ThreeScunthorpe United (A)D0-0 
1n/an/a 1988Div FourHEREFORD UNITED (H)D1-1Barratt
1n/an/a 1983Div FourBURY (H)L1-3K Dixon
1n/an/a 1977Div FourBarnsley (A)L2-3Poskett 2
1n/an/a 1966Div FourSTOCKPORT COUNTY (H)W1-0Phythian
1n/an/a 1960Div FourGillingham (A)L1-5Bircham
1n/an/a 1955Div Three (N)Rochdale (A)W4-1Luke 2, Lumley, Robinson
1n/an/a 1949Div Three (N)Mansfield Town (A)L1-7McCready
1n/an/a 1938Div Three (N)Lincoln City (A)D2-2McGarry, Self
1n/an/a 1932Div Three (N)NEW BRIGHTON (H)W3-2Makepeace, Wigham, Hewitt
1n/an/a 1927Div Three (N)ROCHDALE (H)L0-2 
1n/an/a 1921Div Three (N)WALSALL (H)W1-0Scorgie
9n/an/a 1910NE LeagueCARLISLE UNITED (H)W4-1Featherstone, Bainbridge 2, Stokoe