On This Day

August 8th
2003
Strachan makes five
Pools made their fifth signing of the summer as former Coventry midfielder Gavin Strachan joined fellow newcomers Marco Gabbiadini, Paul Robinson, Andy Jordan and Michael Nelson in the first team squad. Strachan, the son of ex-Scotland international Gordon, had spent brief spells at Peterborough and Southend earlier in the year.
YearEvent 
2017Blair Adams made his first team debut in a Vanarama National League match against Macclesfield Town[view]
2015Rhys Oates made his first team debut in a League Two match against Morecambe[view]
2015Jake Carroll made his first team debut in a League Two match against Morecambe[view]
2015Adam Bartlett made his first team debut in a League Two match against Morecambe[view]
2015Harry Worley made his first team debut in a League Two match against Morecambe[view]
2015Billy Paynter made his first team debut in a League Two match against Morecambe[view]
2015Carl Magnay made his first team debut in a League Two match against Morecambe[view]
2014Ryan Brobbel joined Pools on loan from Middlesbrough. One month 
2014Tommy Miller signed 
2014Michael Woods signed 
2014Joel Dixon joined Pools on loan from Sunderland 
2009Leon McSweeney made his competitive first team debut in a League One match against Milton Keynes Dons[view]
2009Jon Andre Fredriksen made his competitive first team debut in a League One match against Milton Keynes Dons[view]
2009Denis Behan made his competitive first team debut in a League One match against Milton Keynes Dons[view]
2009Scott Flinders made his competitive first team debut in a League One match against Milton Keynes Dons[view]
2009Steve Haslam made his competitive first team debut in a League One match against Milton Keynes Dons[view]
2009Peter Hartley made his competitive first team debut in a League One match against Milton Keynes Dons[view]
2003Gavin Strachan signed 
1998Stuart Brightwell made his first team debut in a Div Three match against Cardiff City[view]
1992Paul Rutherford deal agreed to join Pools from Falkirk 
1967Craig Farnaby was born in Stockton on Tees 
1948Alan Goad was born in Hailsham 
1913Harry Johnson was born in Walker 
1903Jack Jobson was born in Hebburn 
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
21n/an/a 2017Vanarama National LeagueMacclesfield Town (A)D1-1Cassidy
1n/an/a 2015League TwoMORECAMBE (H)W2-0Paynter, Bingham
1n/an/a 2009League OneMilton Keynes Dons (A)D0-0 
1n/an/a 2006League TwoMacclesfield Town (A)D0-0 
1n/an/a 1998Div ThreeCARDIFF CITY (H)D1-1Beech