On This Day

April 1st
1963
Pools part company with gaffer
After a run of seven winless games in March 1963, manager Allenby Chilton was given a month's notice of termination of his contract. Pools had won just seven of Chilton's 35 games in charge and were once again struggling near the foot of the fourth division.
YearEvent 
2017Devante Rodney made his first team debut in a League Two match against Portsmouth[view]
1975Bob Worthington made his final first team appearance in a Div Four match against Northampton Town[view]
1968Ken Simpkins made his final first team appearance in a Div Four match against Exeter City[view]
1965Gary Strodder was born in Cleckheaton 
1963Allenby Chilton left post as Manager. Sacked 
1952Les Mutrie was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne 
1929Bertie Hall made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Accrington Stanley[view]
1922Laurie Kessler made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Lincoln City[view]
1922Billy Short made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Lincoln City[view]
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
1n/an/a 2017League TwoPORTSMOUTH (H)L0-2 
1n/an/a 2013League OneStevenage (A)L0-1 
1n/an/a 2002Div ThreePLYMOUTH ARGYLE (H)W1-0Clarke
1n/an/a 2000Div ThreeEXETER CITY (H)W2-1Arnison, Clark
1n/an/a 1995Div ThreeNORTHAMPTON TOWN (H)D1-1Houchen
1n/an/a 1991Div FourBURNLEY (H)D0-0 
1n/an/a 1989Div FourCarlisle United (A)L1-2Grayson
1n/an/a 1986Div FourSCUNTHORPE UNITED (H)L0-1 
1n/an/a 1978Div FourSwansea City (A)L0-8 
1n/an/a 1975Div FourNorthampton Town (A)L0-3 
1n/an/a 1972Div FourSCUNTHORPE UNITED (H)W1-0Young
1n/an/a 1968Div FourEXETER CITY (H)W3-1McGovern, Bell, Cummings
1n/an/a 1967Div FourROCHDALE (H)W2-1Somers, Broadbent
1n/an/a 1966Div FourCrewe Alexandra (A)L1-3Wright
1n/an/a 1963Div FourGILLINGHAM (H)D1-1Douglas
1n/an/a 1961Div FourNORTHAMPTON TOWN (H)W4-2Parkes 3(2p), Folland
1n/an/a 1950Div Three (N)WREXHAM (H)W3-1Sloan, Newton, Burnett
1n/an/a 1939Div Three (N)OLDHAM ATHLETIC (H)D0-0 
1n/an/a 1933Div Three (N)CARLISLE UNITED (H)W2-1Wigham, Proctor
1n/an/a 1929Div Three (N)ACCRINGTON STANLEY (H)L1-3Richardson
1n/an/a 1922Div Three (N)LINCOLN CITY (H)D1-1Crowther
102#000000#FFA07A 1911Durham County CupSouth Shields (N)L1-2Featherstone