On This Day

December 29th
RIP Kenny
Kenny Johnson, one of Hartlepool United's all-time great players, died at the age of 80 following a short illness. At the time of his passing, Johnson remained the club's record league goalscorer, with 98 goals between 1949 and 1964. After retiring, Kenny remained in the town and ran a chip shop in the Fens area for many years.
2011Ken Johnson died 
2007Ali Gibb made his final first team appearance in a League One match against Leyton Orient[view]
1988Rob Moverley joined Pools on loan from Bradford City 
1954Martin Gorry was born in Derby 
1933Jimmy Cain was born in Fishburn 
1932Harry Clark was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne 
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
21n/an/a 2018Vanarama National LeagueChesterfield (A)D1-1James
1n/an/a 2013League TwoMorecambe (A)W2-1Baldwin, Franks
1n/an/a 2012League OneSheffield United (A)W3-2Howard 2, Humphreys
1n/an/a 2007League OneLEYTON ORIENT (H)D1-1Moore
1n/an/a 2001Div ThreeLEYTON ORIENT (H)W3-1Watson, Smith, Tinkler
1n/an/a 1984Div FourBlackpool (A)L1-2Smith
1n/an/a 1979Div FourROCHDALE (H)D1-1Houchen
1n/an/a 1973Div FourReading (A)D1-1Gauden
1n/an/a 1972Div FourColchester United (A)D1-1Veart
1n/an/a 1956Div Three (N)GATESHEAD (H)W4-1Stamper 2, Luke 2
1n/an/a 1951Div Three (N)LINCOLN CITY (H)D1-1Wildon
1n/an/a 1934Div Three (N)WALSALL (H)W2-1Bonass, Proctor (p)
1n/an/a 1928Div Three (N)Nelson (A)L0-1 
1n/an/a 1923Div Three (N)Walsall (A)L0-2