On This Day

December 18th
2003
Van Dommele heads back home
Adam van Dommele's injury-ruined three month spell at Pools came to an end and the young defender returned home to Australia. He went on to play for Enfield City, Adelaide United, South Melbourne and MetroStars in his home country.
YearEvent 
2005Dean McDonald returned to Ipswich Town after loan spell 
2003Kevin Duncan released 
2003Adam van Dommele released. Returned to Australia 
1997Jack Turnbull was born in Hartlepool 
1991Dylan Purvis was born in Sunderland 
1976Chris Simpkin made his first team debut in a Div Four match against Barnsley[view]
1976Eric McMordie made his first team debut in a Div Four match against Barnsley[view]
1971Eric Ross made his final first team appearance in a Div Four match against Brentford[view]
1971Barry Noble made his only first team appearance in a Div Four match against Brentford[view]
1968Mark Cooper was born in Wakefield 
1965Tony Parry made his first team debut in a Div Four match against Colchester United[view]
1948Malcolm Moore was born in Silksworth 
1920James Lawson made his first team debut in a FA Cup match against Swansea City[view]
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
1n/an/a 2004League OneWrexham (A)W5-1Humphreys, Sweeney 2, Porter, Boyd
1n/an/a 1999Div ThreeExeter City (A)W2-1Jones 2
7#000000#DA70D6 1990Leyland DAF TrophyBRADFORD CITY (H)L0-4 
1n/an/a 1982Div FourSwindon Town (A)L0-3 
1n/an/a 1976Div FourBarnsley (A)L0-3 
1n/an/a 1971Div FourBRENTFORD (H)L1-2Sharkey
1n/an/a 1965Div FourCOLCHESTER UNITED (H)L0-1 
1n/an/a 1954Div Three (N)Crewe Alexandra (A)D1-1McGuigan
1n/an/a 1948Div Three (N)Rochdale (A)W1-0Sloan
1n/an/a 1937Div Three (N)Carlisle United (A)L1-3Smith
2#000000#6495ED 1935FA CupHALIFAX TOWN (H)D0-0 
1n/an/a 1926Div Three (N)WREXHAM (H)W4-0Myers 2, Craig, Wensley
2#000000#6495ED 1920FA CupSwansea Town (A)L0-3 
9n/an/a 1909NE LeagueShildon Athletic (A)W3-0Fletcher, F Tweddle 2