On This Day

April 8th
1995
The end of a great career
The game at Craven Cottage saw the last league appearance of David McCreery after a career that had spanned 20 years. McCreery had rejoined the club in the previous summer as player/manager. He remained in charge of the first team for another ten days before his contract was terminated by mutual consent.
YearEvent 
2022Tom Crawford signed new contract. Two years 
1996Darren Slater made his only first team appearance in a Div Three match against Wigan Athletic[view]
1996Jamie Allinson made his final first team appearance in a Div Three match against Wigan Athletic[view]
1995Chris Homer made his first team debut in a Div Three match against Fulham[view]
1995David McCreery made his final first team appearance in a Div Three match against Fulham[view]
1991Jake Lawlor was born in Halifax 
1990Jonathan Franks was born in Stockton-on-Tees 
1980Martin Fowler made his final first team appearance in a Div Four match against Doncaster Rovers[view]
1963Bob Miller made his final first team appearance in a Div Four match against Chesterfield[view]
1939Joe Musgrave made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Halifax Town[view]
1939Jack Diamond made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Halifax Town[view]
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
1n/an/a 2017League TwoMorecambe (A)D1-1Amond
1n/an/a 2006League OneSwindon Town (A)D1-1Humphreys
1n/an/a 2000Div ThreeRochdale (A)L0-2 
1n/an/a 1996Div ThreeWIGAN ATHLETIC (H)L1-2Canham
1n/an/a 1995Div ThreeFulham (A)L0-1 
1n/an/a 1989Div FourCOLCHESTER UNITED (H)W2-1Tinkler, Baker
1n/an/a 1985Div FourBury (A)L0-1 
1n/an/a 1980Div FourDONCASTER ROVERS (H)L1-2Houchen
1n/an/a 1978Div FourSTOCKPORT COUNTY (H)W2-0Gibb, Ayre
1n/an/a 1977Div FourDarlington (A)L1-3Poskett
1n/an/a 1972Div FourLINCOLN CITY (H)W2-1Potter, Young
1n/an/a 1967Div FourSouthport (A)L1-3Broadbent
1n/an/a 1966Div FourSTOCKPORT COUNTY (H)W2-1Phythian, Mulvaney
1n/an/a 1963Div FourCHESTERFIELD (H)D1-1Hinchliffe (p)
1n/an/a 1961Div FourAldershot (A)L0-4 
1n/an/a 1955Div Three (N)Chesterfield (A)L0-3 
1n/an/a 1950Div Three (N)Lincoln City (A)L0-6 
1n/an/a 1939Div Three (N)Halifax Town (A)L0-2 
3#000000#DA70D6 1935Division Three (North) CupStockport County (A)L2-6Bonass, Lindsay
1n/an/a 1933Div Three (N)York City (A)D1-1Hewitt
1n/an/a 1922Div Three (N)Lincoln City (A)D1-1Parkinson
9n/an/a 1912NE LeagueDarlington (A)W2-0Stokoe, Griffin
9n/an/a 1911NE LeagueHebburn Argyle (A)L2-4Griffin, Fletcher