On This Day

February 16th
1964
Another club great is born
On the day after Ken Johnson's 33rd birthday, another of the club's most celebrated future players was born up the road in Horden. Brian Honour began his professional career at Darlington, but it was at the Vic where he enjoyed his best days, playing almost 400 games and even briefly managing the team. He was voted Player of the 1990s by the fans.
YearEvent 
2010Matty Tymon joined Spennymoor United on loan. One month 
2009Matty Tymon joined Newcastle Blue Star on loan. One month 
2008Tom Craddock made his first team debut in a League One match against Cheltenham Town[view]
2004Geoff Twentyman died in Southport 
1994Peter Prosper joined Pools on trial. Trinidad international, plays for res v Halifax 
1986Magnus Okuonghae was born in Croydon 
1965Wayne Stokes was born in Wolverhampton 
1964Brian Honour was born in Horden 
1936Peter Thompson was born in Blackhall 
1924Robert Shaw made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Chesterfield[view]
1921Harry Oliver was born in Sunderland 
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
1n/an/a 2016League TwoNOTTS COUNTY (H)L2-3Gray, Paynter
1n/an/a 2013League OneLEYTON ORIENT (H)W2-1Hartley, James
1n/an/a 2008League OneCheltenham Town (A)D1-1Porter
1n/an/a 2002Div ThreeYork City (A)L0-1 
1n/an/a 1993Div TwoMansfield Town (A)L0-2 
1n/an/a 1991Div FourScarborough (A)L0-2 
1n/an/a 1980Div FourHALIFAX TOWN (H)L1-2Newton
1n/an/a 1957Div Three (N)Derby County (A)L0-2 
1n/an/a 1952Div Three (N)ROCHDALE (H)D1-1Elder
1n/an/a 1935Div Three (N)YORK CITY (H)W3-1Lindsay 2, Bonass
1n/an/a 1929Div Three (N)Stockport County (A)L0-3 
1n/an/a 1924Div Three (N)Chesterfield (A)L1-5Hardy