On This Day

December 10th
Horner adds experience
Billy Horner made a move in the transfer market in December 1976 when he added defender/midfielder Chris Simpkin to his struggling Pools squad. Simpkin, a veteran of over 300 games for Hull City, joined the club from Huddersfield and stayed at the Vic for around a year, making 49 appearances before moving to Scarborough.
2019Luke James made his final first team appearance in a Emirates FA Cup match against Exeter City[view]
2016James Martin made his final first team appearance in a League Two match against Cambridge United[view]
2012Ryan Noble returned to Sunderland after loan spell 
2003Chris Shuker joined Pools on loan from Manchester City. One month 
1996Ian Gallagher made his final first team appearance in a Auto Windscreens Shield match against Burnley[view]
1994Dave Burgess made his final first team appearance in a Div Three match against Darlington[view]
1988Rob Moverley made his first team debut in a FA Cup match against Notts County[view]
1986Matthew Bates was born in Stockton 
1976Chris Simpkin transferred to Pools from Huddersfield Town 
1963Mark Gavin was born in Baillieston 
1930Tommy Derbyshire was born in Manchester 
1926Jimmy McLaughlin was born in Stirling 
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
2#000000#6495ED 2019Emirates FA CupEXETER CITY (H)W1-0Hawkes
1n/an/a 2016League TwoCAMBRIDGE UNITED (H)L0-5 
1n/an/a 2011League OneBrentford (A)L1-2Collins
1n/an/a 2005League OneBOURNEMOUTH (H)W2-1Istead, McDonald
7#000000#DA70D6 1996Auto Windscreens ShieldBURNLEY (H)L0-2 
1n/an/a 1994Div ThreeDarlington (A)W2-1Southall, Houchen
2#000000#6495ED 1988FA CupNOTTS COUNTY (H)W1-0Allon
1n/an/a 1977Div FourALDERSHOT (H)D2-2Gaffney, Ayre
1n/an/a 1966Div FourPORT VALE (H)W2-1Wright, Phythian
1n/an/a 1960Div FourChester (A)W2-1Clark, Johnson
2#000000#6495ED 1955FA CupChesterfield (A)W2-1Luke 2
2#000000#6495ED 1949FA CupNORWICH CITY (H)D1-1Clarke
2#000000#6495ED 1938FA CupQUEENS PARK RANGERS (H)L0-2 
2#000000#6495ED 1932FA CupWalsall (A)L1-2Thornton
1n/an/a 1927Div Three (N)DURHAM CITY (H)W2-1Robinson 2
9n/an/a 1910NE LeagueSPENNYMOOR UNITED (H)W3-1Ledger, Featherstone, Hedley (p)