On This Day

December 8th
1956
Pools edge past local battlers
Kenny Johnson scores the winner in our FA Cup second round match against Blyth Spartans at Croft Park. The win set up a dream third round home tie against Matt Busby's Manchester United.
YearEvent 
2003Marcus Richardson joined Lincoln City on loan. One month 
1973John McNamee made his final first team appearance in a Div Four match against Barnsley[view]
1973Willie Waddell made his final first team appearance in a Div Four match against Barnsley[view]
1970Graham Carr was born in Darlington 
1967Offer from Bury for Ernie Phythian rejected 
1950Mick Spelman was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne 
1934Joe Wilkinson was born in Seaham 
1912Cam Theaker was born in Spalding 
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
1n/an/a 2012League OneSTEVENAGE (H)L0-2 
1n/an/a 2007League OneYeovil Town (A)L1-3Mackay
1n/an/a 2001Div ThreeLUTON TOWN (H)L1-2Humphreys
7#000000#DA70D6 1998Auto Windscreens ShieldChester City (A)W2-1Howard, Brightwell
7#000000#DA70D6 1992Autoglass TrophySCARBOROUGH (H)W4-1Olsson, Johnson, Honour, Saville
2#000000#6495ED 1990FA CupWigan Athletic (A)L0-2 
2#000000#6495ED 1984FA CupYORK CITY (H)L0-2 
1n/an/a 1979Div FourNEWPORT COUNTY (H)D0-0 
1n/an/a 1973Div FourBARNSLEY (H)L1-2Gauden
1n/an/a 1972Div FourBarnsley (A)L1-2Young
2#000000#6495ED 1956FA CupBlyth Spartans (A)W1-0Johnson
1n/an/a 1951Div Three (N)BRADFORD PARK AVENUE (H)W2-1Wildon 2
2#000000#6495ED 1934FA CupCOVENTRY CITY (H)L0-4 
1n/an/a 1928Div Three (N)Rochdale (A)L4-7Mason, Briggs 2, Richardson
1n/an/a 1923Div Three (N)WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS (H)L0-1