On This Day

February 5th
1955
Local lad born
Brian Little was born up the road in Horden on this day in 1955. He signed for Pools aged 30 after playing for a number of clubs since leaving Aston Villa over a decade earlier. His time at Pools was effectively ended by a broken leg after just a handful of games. He later joined the coaching staff, acting as assistant manager to John Bird.
YearEvent 
1991Alan Lamb made his final first team appearance in a Div Four match against Carlisle United[view]
1983Alan Harding made his final first team appearance in a Div Four match against Tranmere Rovers[view]
1972Phil Wilson was born in Billingham 
1972Mick Gadsby made his final first team appearance in a Div Four match against Lincoln City[view]
1966Bobby McLeod made his first team debut in a Div Four match against Wrexham[view]
1966Bobby Brass made his final first team appearance in a Div Four match against Wrexham[view]
1955Peter MacGregor made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Bradford Park Avenue[view]
1955Alan Little was born in Horden 
1938Eric Harrison was born in Hebdon Bridge 
1927Harry Arch made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Accrington Stanley[view]
1927Robert Little made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Accrington Stanley[view]
1913Albert Huggins was born in Grange Villa 
1908Jack Scott was born in Sunderland 
1896Billy Race was born in Horden 
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
1n/an/a 2011League OneCOLCHESTER UNITED (H)W1-0Sweeney
1n/an/a 2005League OneChesterfield (A)W1-0Boyd
1n/an/a 2002Div ThreeHull City (A)D1-1Boyd
1n/an/a 2000Div ThreeSHREWSBURY TOWN (H)W1-0Boyd
1n/an/a 1994Div TwoBradford City (A)L1-2Thompson
1n/an/a 1991Div FourCARLISLE UNITED (H)W4-1Allon 2(1p), Honour, Dalton
1n/an/a 1986Div FourPRESTON NORTH END (H)W1-0Shoulder
1n/an/a 1983Div FourTranmere Rovers (A)D1-1Dobson
1n/an/a 1977Div FourCREWE ALEXANDRA (H)W3-0Poskett 2, Scaife
1n/an/a 1972Div FourLincoln City (A)L1-2Young
1n/an/a 1966Div FourWREXHAM (H)W4-2Phythian 2, Fogarty, Thompson
1n/an/a 1955Div Three (N)Bradford Park Avenue (A)L0-1 
1n/an/a 1949Div Three (N)Crewe Alexandra (A)L0-3 
1n/an/a 1938Div Three (N)OLDHAM ATHLETIC (H)W2-0Embleton, English
1n/an/a 1927Div Three (N)Accrington Stanley (A)L2-7Boland, Myers
102#000000#FFA07A 1910Durham County CupSpennymoor United (A)D2-2Fletcher 2