On This Day

March 6th
1971
Simpson falls on his sword
The thumping 5-0 defeat at Southport proved the last straw for Pools manager John Simpson and he resigned his post after just ten months in charge. In total he was in the dugout for 34 games, with Pools winning just five of them.
YearEvent 
2017Sean Kavanagh returned to Fulham after loan spell. Injured 
2015Ebby Nelson-Addy signed 
2004Chris Shuker made his final first team appearance in a Div Two match against Colchester United[view]
1999David Rush made his final first team appearance in a Div Three match against Peterborough United[view]
1995Damian Henderson joined Pools on loan from Scunthorpe United 
1992Mick Smith made his final first team appearance in a Div Three match against Stockport County[view]
1992Jason Peake made his final first team appearance in a Div Three match against Stockport County[view]
1971John Simpson left post as Manager. Resigned 
1948Laurie Nevins made his first team debut in a Div Three (N) match against Stockport County[view]
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
1n/an/a 2012League OneHuddersfield Town (A)L0-1 
1n/an/a 2010League OneSOUTHEND UNITED (H)W3-0O'Donovan 3
1n/an/a 2004Div TwoColchester United (A)W2-1Nelson, Istead
1n/an/a 2001Div ThreeROCHDALE (H)D1-1Lormor
1n/an/a 1999Div ThreePeterborough United (A)D1-1Miller
1n/an/a 1993Div TwoBlackpool (A)D1-1Saville
1n/an/a 1992Div ThreeStockport County (A)W1-0Baker
1n/an/a 1990Div FourDoncaster Rovers (A)D2-2Smith, Allon
1n/an/a 1982Div FourSHEFFIELD UNITED (H)L2-3P Linacre, Staff
1n/an/a 1976Div FourHUDDERSFIELD TOWN (H)D1-1Rowlands
1n/an/a 1974Div FourBradford City (A)L0-2 
1n/an/a 1954Div Three (N)Grimsby Town (A)L0-3 
1n/an/a 1948Div Three (N)Stockport County (A)L0-2 
1n/an/a 1937Div Three (N)Rotherham United (A)W4-2J Scott 3, Self
1n/an/a 1935Div Three (N)ROTHERHAM UNITED (H)W3-1Lindsay, Hardy, Hird
1n/an/a 1926Div Three (N)NELSON (H)W2-0Robinson, Wensley
9n/an/a 1920NE LeagueLeadgate Park (A)W2-0Bratt 2
9n/an/a 1915NE LeagueSunderland Royal Rovers (A)W2-1Butler 2
9n/an/a 1909NE LeagueMiddlesbrough A (A)L0-1