On This Day

May 1st
1958
Stars too strong for Pools
Peter Thompson fires home the opening goal in Kenny Johnson's benefit match against a North East Select XI. The opponents, with Newcastle's George Eastham particularly impressive fired home seven in reply before Thompson added his second of the game.
YearEvent 
1991Ryan Donaldson was born in Newcastle upon Tyne 
1982Derek Hampton made his final first team appearance in a Div Four match against Halifax Town[view]
1971Ralph Wright made his final first team appearance in a Div Four match against Cambridge United[view]
1971Peter Barlow made his final first team appearance in a Div Four match against Cambridge United[view]
1971John Gill made his final first team appearance in a Div Four match against Cambridge United[view]
1971David Harvey made his final first team appearance in a Div Four match against Cambridge United[view]
1971Des McPartland made his final first team appearance in a Div Four match against Cambridge United[view]
1958Tommy McGuigan made his final first team appearance in a Benefit Match match against Select XI[view]
1958Ray Middleton made his only first team appearance in a Benefit Match match against Select XI[view]
1958Alan Boyd made his only first team appearance in a Benefit Match match against Select XI[view]
1948Sammy Scott made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Lincoln City[view]
1948Billy Brown made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Lincoln City[view]
1942Eric Welsh was born in Belfast 
1937Jimmy Bradford made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Barrow[view]
1937Dick Hardy made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Barrow[view]
1937Stan Scrimshaw made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Barrow[view]
1937Jim McCambridge made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Barrow[view]
1937Jackie Mittell made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Barrow[view]
1937Gordon Dreyer made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Barrow[view]
1926Ernie Butler made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Wrexham[view]
1926Tom Lilley made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Wrexham[view]
1926Billy Cowell made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Wrexham[view]
1920George Gray made his final first team appearance in a NE League match against Durham City[view]
1920George Maughan made his final first team appearance in a NE League match against Durham City[view]
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
1n/an/a 2010League OneEXETER CITY (H)D1-1Behan
1n/an/a 2004Div TwoPLYMOUTH ARGYLE (H)L1-3Boyd
1n/an/a 1999Div ThreeCARLISLE UNITED (H)D0-0 
1n/an/a 1993Div TwoBRIGHTON AND HOVE ALBION (H)W2-0Southall, Peverell
1n/an/a 1989Div FourPETERBOROUGH UNITED (H)W2-1Grayson, Dalton
1n/an/a 1987Div FourStockport County (A)W2-0Gibb, Toman
1n/an/a 1982Div FourHalifax Town (A)L0-2 
1n/an/a 1971Div FourCAMBRIDGE UNITED (H)D0-0 
5#000000#FA8072 1958Benefit MatchSELECT XI (H)L2-7P Thompson 2
1n/an/a 1948Div Three (N)Lincoln City (A)L0-5 
1n/an/a 1937Div Three (N)Barrow (A)L1-3Proctor(p)
1n/an/a 1926Div Three (N)WREXHAM (H)W5-0Robinson 3, Wensley, Craig
9n/an/a 1920NE LeagueDURHAM CITY (H)W2-0Short, Bratt