On This Day

April 23rd
1949
A sign of things to come?
Eric Wildon opens the scoring in our convincing 3-0 win against Tranmere in the last home game of the 1948/49 seaosn. Wildon added another to take his Pools total to three goals in his 14th game. Wildon continued his steady progress in the following season before blossoming into our main supply of goals in the early 1950s.
YearEvent 
2016Rakish Bingham made his final first team appearance in a League Two match against Oxford United[view]
2016Michael Duckworth made his final first team appearance in a League Two match against Oxford United[view]
2005Andy Appleby made his final first team appearance in a League One match against Doncaster Rovers[view]
2004Jack Ross deal agreed to join Pools from Clyde. Signing to take place in summer. 
2002James Coppinger returned to Newcastle United after loan spell 
1991Mark Nesbitt made his first team debut in a Div Four match against Rochdale[view]
1987Patrick Mitrovich was born in Marietta, Georgia 
1986Steven Istead was born in South Shields 
1927John Craig made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Ashington[view]
1927George Waite made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Ashington[view]
1921H Boyce made his only first team appearance in a NE League match against Bedlington United[view]
1921W Cockburn made his first team debut in a NE League match against Bedlington United[view]
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
1n/an/a 2016League TwoOxford United (A)L0-2 
1n/an/a 2005League OneDoncaster Rovers (A)L0-2 
1n/an/a 1994Div TwoBRISTOL ROVERS (H)W2-1Houchen, Peverell
1n/an/a 1991Div FourRochdale (A)D0-0 
1n/an/a 1988Div FourHalifax Town (A)L1-3Baker
1n/an/a 1983Div FourSWINDON TOWN (H)L1-2Dobson
1n/an/a 1980Div FourTorquay United (A)L1-3Harding
1n/an/a 1977Div FourBrentford (A)L1-3Turnbull
1n/an/a 1973Div FourSouthport (A)D1-1Honour
1n/an/a 1966Div FourCHESTER (H)W2-0Phythian, Fogarty
1n/an/a 1962Div FourDarlington (A)W2-1Edgar 2
1n/an/a 1960Div FourGillingham (A)L1-3Butler
1n/an/a 1957Div Three (N)Mansfield Town (A)L1-4Johnson
1n/an/a 1955Div Three (N)Workington (A)W1-0McGuigan
1n/an/a 1949Div Three (N)TRANMERE ROVERS (H)W3-0Wildon 2, Burnett
1n/an/a 1938Div Three (N)Halifax Town (A)D0-0 
1n/an/a 1932Div Three (N)Rochdale (A)W3-1Thornton, Dixon 2
1n/an/a 1927Div Three (N)Ashington (A)L0-1 
9n/an/a 1921NE LeagueBEDLINGTON UNITED (H)W3-1Lister 3
9n/an/a 1913NE LeagueJarrow (A)W2-1Stokoe, Mayo
9n/an/a 1910NE LeagueSHILDON ATHLETIC (H)D0-0