On This Day

May 18th
2001
Big clearout
Striker Craig Midgley (left) and right back Darren Knowles were two of the higher profile casualties as Chris Turner's Pools cleared the decks ahead of the 2001/02 season. Neil Aspin, Sam Shilton, Andy McAvoy, Lee Fitzpatrick and Gary Strodder were also released while Colin West's playing registration was not renewed.
YearEvent 
2017Ben Dudzinski released 
2017Rob Jones released 
2017James Martin released 
2017Jake Orrell released 
2017Billy Paynter released 
2017Ben Pollock released 
2017Jordan Richards released 
2017Connor Smith released 
2017Carl Magnay offered new contract 
2017Brad Walker offered new contract 
2017Rhys Oates offered new contract 
2017Devante Rodney contract extended. Option taken up. 
2012Gary Liddle rejected new contract. Wanted a new challenge 
2012Ritchie Humphreys signed new contract 
2011Antony Sweeney signed new contract 
2011Scott Flinders signed new contract 
2011Peter Hartley signed new contract 
2001Ian Clark offered new contract 
2001Martin Hollund offered new contract 
2001Darren Knowles released 
2001Graeme Lee offered new contract 
2001Craig Midgley released 
2001Gary Strodder released 
2001Thomas Tennebo offered new contract 
2001Lee Fitzpatrick released 
2001Sam Shilton released 
2001Andy McAvoy released 
2001Colin West playing contract not renewed 
2001Paul Arnison offered new contract 
2001Neil Aspin released 
1994Adam Jackson was born in Darlington 
1963Clive Bircham made his final first team appearance in a Div Four match against Tranmere Rovers[view]
1963Billy Younger made his final first team appearance in a Div Four match against Tranmere Rovers[view]
1963Ken Thomson made his final first team appearance in a Div Four match against Tranmere Rovers[view]
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
1n/an/a 1963Div FourTRANMERE ROVERS (H)L0-2