On This Day

May 6th
1968
Promotion at last!
After sixty years, the club finally had a promotion to celebrate. Goals from Cummings and Hepplewhite lifted Pools into the final promotion slot with one game remaining. With nearest challengers Bradford having already completed their fixtures, the celebrations could begin.
YearEvent 
2017Joe Fryer returned to Middlesbrough after loan spell 
2017Louis Rooney returned to Plymouth Argyle after loan spell 
2017Lewis Alessandra made his final first team appearance in a League Two match against Doncaster Rovers[view]
2017Trevor Carson made his final first team appearance in a League Two match against Doncaster Rovers[view]
2017Brad Walker made his final first team appearance in a League Two match against Doncaster Rovers[view]
2014Zak Boagey released 
2014Andy Monkhouse released 
2014Greg Rutherford released 
2014Simon Walton released 
2014Jack Compton contract extended 
2014Michael Duckworth contract extended 
2014Scott Flinders contract extended 
2014Jonathan Franks contract extended 
2014Darren Holden contract extended 
2014Luke James contract extended 
2014Andy Rafferty contract extended 
2014Jordan Richards contract extended 
2014Josh Rowbotham contract extended 
2013Steve Carney died. Had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer 
2012Ryan Noble returned to Sunderland after loan spell 
2009Michael Mackay offered new contract 
2009Arran Lee-Barrett released 
2009Jamie McCunnie released 
2009Ritchie Jones contract extended. Option taken up 
2009Michael Nelson offered new contract 
2009Matty Robson offered new contract 
2009Gary Liddle offered new contract 
2009Andy Monkhouse offered new contract 
2009Jan Budtz released 
2009Martin Young released 
2009Matty Tymon offered new contract 
2009Joe Tait released 
2006Thomas Butler made his final first team appearance in a League One match against Port Vale[view]
2005James Brown signed pro contract 
2005Carl Jones signed pro contract 
1995Josh Laurent was born in Leytonstone 
1995Mitch Cook made his final first team appearance in a Div Three match against Mansfield Town[view]
1995Nicky Southall made his final first team appearance in a Div Three match against Mansfield Town[view]
1970John Simpson appointed Manager 
1939Richard Woffinden made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Wrexham[view]
1939Johnny Wigham made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Wrexham[view]
1939Eddie Self made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Wrexham[view]
1939Cyril Woods made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Wrexham[view]
1936George Herd was born in Gartcosh 
1933Fred Burluraux made his only first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Mansfield Town[view]
1933Jimmy Hamilton made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Mansfield Town[view]
1933Syd Tremain made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Mansfield Town[view]
1922Tommy Crilly made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Barrow[view]
1922Tom Towse made his first team debut in a Div Three (N) match against Barrow[view]
1922Harry Thoms made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Barrow[view]
1922Joe Dougherty made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Barrow[view]
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
1n/an/a 2017League TwoDONCASTER ROVERS (H)W2-1Rodney 2
1n/an/a 2006League OnePORT VALE (H)D1-1Brown
1n/an/a 2000Div ThreeHull City (A)W3-0Lee, Coppinger, Henderson
1n/an/a 1995Div ThreeMANSFIELD TOWN (H)W3-2Halliday 3
1n/an/a 1989Div FourBURNLEY (H)D2-2Grayson, McKinnon
1n/an/a 1985Div FourBLACKPOOL (H)L0-2 
1n/an/a 1968Div FourSwansea Town (A)W2-0Cummings, Hepplewhite
1n/an/a 1967Div FourPort Vale (A)D0-0 
1n/an/a 1939Div Three (N)WREXHAM (H)D0-0 
1n/an/a 1933Div Three (N)Mansfield Town (A)L1-7Hewitt
1n/an/a 1922Div Three (N)Barrow (A)W1-0Towse