On This Day

August 30th
1991
Cyril Knowles RIP
Six months after stepping down from his position as Hartlepool United manager on health grounds, Cyril Knowles passed away. He had been diagnosed with a brain tumour in February and did not recover from his illness, dying at the age of just 47. The new Clarence Road stand at the Vic was later named in his honour.
YearEvent 
2017Michael Ledger joined Pools on loan from Sunderland. Until end of season 
2016Tom Heardman joined Pools on loan from Newcastle United 
2011Colin Larkin made his final first team appearance in a Johnstones Paint Trophy match against Scunthorpe United[view]
2004Kevin Betsy made his final first team appearance in a League One match against Colchester United[view]
2003Kevin Henderson made his final first team appearance in a Div Two match against Luton Town[view]
1997Joe Allon made his final first team appearance in a Div Three match against Macclesfield Town[view]
1997Steve Harper made his first team debut in a Div Three match against Macclesfield Town[view]
1995Gary Ford signed. From Norwegian football 
1991Cyril Knowles died. Had been diagnosed with a brain tumour in February 
1990Andy Duggan joined Pools on loan from Huddersfield Town 
1975Steve Crowther made his final first team appearance in a Div Four match against Lincoln City[view]
1962Paul Staff was born in Brancepeth 
1961Barry Hawkes made his first team debut in a Div Four match against Oldham Athletic[view]
1957Aidan McCaffery was born in Jarrow 
1952Charlie Weatherspoon made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Carlisle United[view]
1947Cam Theaker made his first team debut in a Div Three (N) match against Rotherham United[view]
1939George Daniels made his only first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Gateshead[view]
1939Jack Wilson made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Gateshead[view]
1939Joe Mantle made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Gateshead[view]
1939Joe Robinson made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Gateshead[view]
1930Joss Hewitt made his first team debut in a Div Three (N) match against Halifax Town[view]
1925Watty Moore was born in Hartlepool 
1925Chris Anderson was born in Aberdeen 
1924Brian Wayman made his first team debut in a Div Three (N) match against Rochdale[view]
1924Jack Allen made his first team debut in a Div Three (N) match against Rochdale[view]
1924Tom Lilley made his first team debut in a Div Three (N) match against Rochdale[view]
1924Bobby Best made his first team debut in a Div Three (N) match against Rochdale[view]
1924Potter Smith made his first team debut in a Div Three (N) match against Rochdale[view]
1924Jack Jobson made his first team debut in a Div Three (N) match against Rochdale[view]
1924George Chape made his first team debut in a Div Three (N) match against Rochdale[view]
1924Ernie Butler made his first team debut in a Div Three (N) match against Rochdale[view]
1919Thomas Shields made his first team debut in a NE League match against Ashington[view]
1919Frank Knowles made his first team debut in a NE League match against Ashington[view]
1919William Reed made his first team debut in a NE League match against Ashington[view]
1919Walter Scott made his first team debut in a NE League match against Ashington[view]
1919George Jobey made his only first team appearance in a NE League match against Ashington[view]
1910Isaac Fenton was born in Birtley 
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
1n/an/a 2014League TwoCheltenham Town (A)L0-1 
7#000000#DA70D6 2011Johnstones Paint TrophyScunthorpe United (A)L0-2 
1n/an/a 2008League OnePeterborough United (A)W2-1Monkhouse, Barker
1n/an/a 2004League OneCOLCHESTER UNITED (H)W2-1Williams, Boyd
1n/an/a 2003Div TwoLuton Town (A)L2-3Clarke, P Robinson(p)
1n/an/a 1997Div ThreeMACCLESFIELD TOWN (H)D0-0 
1n/an/a 1994Div ThreeBARNET (H)L0-1 
4#000000#3CB371 1988Littlewoods CupSHEFFIELD UNITED (H)D2-2Powell og, Dixon(p)
4#000000#3CB371 1983Milk CupRotherham United (A)D0-0 
1n/an/a 1980Div FourDONCASTER ROVERS (H)W1-0Bird
1n/an/a 1975Div FourLINCOLN CITY (H)D2-2D Smith 2
1n/an/a 1971Div FourDARLINGTON (H)L2-3Veart 2
1n/an/a 1969Div FourChesterfield (A)L0-3 
1n/an/a 1968Div ThreeReading (A)L0-7 
1n/an/a 1961Div FourOldham Athletic (A)L2-5Godbold, Edgar
1n/an/a 1958Div FourSouthport (A)D1-1Willis
1n/an/a 1954Div Three (N)YORK CITY (H)W1-0Harden
1n/an/a 1952Div Three (N)Carlisle United (A)L1-4Weatherspoon
1n/an/a 1948Div Three (N)DARLINGTON (H)L0-1 
1n/an/a 1947Div Three (N)ROTHERHAM UNITED (H)D2-2Price, Wilkinson
1n/an/a 1939Div Three (N)Gateshead (A)L0-3 
1n/an/a 1933Div Three (N)ROCHDALE (H)W2-1Wigham, Hardy
1n/an/a 1930Div Three (N)Halifax Town (A)L1-3Thornton
1n/an/a 1924Div Three (N)ROCHDALE (H)D1-1P Smith
9n/an/a 1919NE LeagueASHINGTON (H)D1-1Toward(p)