On This Day

December 14th
1982
Last game for popular keeper
The 4-0 FA Cup defeat at Bootham Crescent was the last time anybody saw goalkeeper John Watson in a Pools shirt. The Dewsbury-born stopper had two spells at the club in the early 1980s and made 55 starts without ever really making the shirt his own.
YearEvent 
1994Dan Jones was born in Bishop Auckland 
1982John Watson made his final first team appearance in a FA Cup match against York City[view]
1979Andy Jordan was born in Manchester 
1968Malcolm Thompson made his first team debut in a Div Three match against Luton Town[view]
1967Scott Sloan was born in Wallsend 
1955Andy Harbron was born 
1946Brian Albeson was born in Oldham 
1912Albert Butler made his first team debut in a FA Cup match against Gainsborough Trinity[view]
1912Norman Mason made his first team debut in a FA Cup match against Gainsborough Trinity[view]
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
1n/an/a 2013League TwoCheltenham Town (A)D2-2Franks 2
2#000000#6495ED 2010FA CupYEOVIL TOWN (H)W4-2Sweeney 3, Humphreys
1n/an/a 2002Div ThreeRochdale (A)L0-4 
1n/an/a 1996Div ThreeRochdale (A)W3-1Beech, Howard, Allon
1n/an/a 1991Div ThreePreston North End (A)W4-1Baker 2, Dalton, Johnson
1n/an/a 1985Div FourCOLCHESTER UNITED (H)W4-1Shoulder 2(1p), Dixon, Robinson
2#000000#6495ED 1982FA CupYork City (A)L0-4 
2#000000#6495ED 1974FA CupLINCOLN CITY (H)D0-0 
1n/an/a 1968Div ThreeLUTON TOWN (H)W1-0Blowman
1n/an/a 1963Div FourALDERSHOT (H)L1-4Fogarty
1n/an/a 1957Div Three (N)Mansfield Town (A)L1-5Hogan
2#000000#6495ED 1935FA CupHalifax Town (A)D1-1Robertson
2#000000#6495ED 1912FA CupGainsborough Trinity (A)L0-4