On This Day

October 3rd
A proper derby game!
Pools celebrate Chris Smith's winner against West Hartlepool in our FA Cup match. The amateur side were fitting opponents in what was Pools' first ever match in the national cup competition. It was the only time the two clubs ever met outside of local cups and friendlies.
2020Lewis Cass made his first team debut in a Vanarama National League match against Aldershot Town[view]
2020David Parkhouse made his competitive first team debut in a Vanarama National League match against Aldershot Town[view]
2008Kevin Kyle made his first team debut in a League One match against Swindon Town[view]
2008Richard Barker joined Rotherham United on loan. Three months 
1995Graeme Lee made his first team debut in a Coca-Cola Cup match against Arsenal[view]
1995Mitch Beeney was born in Leeds 
1986Billy Horner left post as Manager. Dismissed 
1986John Bird appointed Manager. Temporary basis 
1980Michael Proctor was born in Sunderland 
1929Charlie Weatherspoon was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne 
1914George Vivian made his final first team appearance in a NE League match against Newcastle United[view]
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
21n/an/a 2020Vanarama National LeagueALDERSHOT TOWN (H)W2-1Featherstone (p), Holohan
21n/an/a 2017Vanarama National LeagueBARROW (H)W1-0Woods
1n/an/a 2015League TwoLUTON TOWN (H)L1-4Paynter
1n/an/a 2009League OneExeter City (A)L1-3Behan
1n/an/a 2008League OneSWINDON TOWN (H)D3-3Porter 3
1n/an/a 1998Div ThreeLeyton Orient (A)D1-1Midgley (p)
4#000000#3CB371 1995Coca-Cola CupArsenal (A)L0-5 
1n/an/a 1987Div FourCrewe Alexandra (A)D1-1Baker (p)
1n/an/a 1981Div FourHereford (A)D1-1Bird
1n/an/a 1973Div FourExeter City (A)L0-2 
1n/an/a 1970Div FourNEWPORT COUNTY (H)D2-2Crook, Bircumshaw (p)
1n/an/a 1967Div FourNewport County (A)L0-2 
1n/an/a 1964Div FourMILLWALL (H)W1-0Thompson
1n/an/a 1960Div FourRochdale (A)L0-4 
1n/an/a 1959Div FourEXETER CITY (H)W4-3Anderson (p), Luke, Clark 2
1n/an/a 1953Div Three (N)HALIFAX TOWN (H)W2-0Harden, Wildon
1n/an/a 1936Div Three (N)CHESTER (H)L0-1 
1n/an/a 1931Div Three (N)Gateshead (A)L1-3Dixon
1n/an/a 1925Div Three (N)GRIMSBY TOWN (H)D1-1Hardy
9n/an/a 1914NE LeagueNEWCASTLE UNITED Reserves (H)L1-2Hibbert
2#000000#6495ED 1908FA CupWest Hartlepool (A)W2-1Brown, Smith