POOLstats - Opposition Info - Darlington
Darlington
Club Info
Home Kit
Ground:   Northern Echo Arena
Neasham Road
Darlington
DL2 1DL
 
Capacity:   25,000
Away:   3,000
Level:   Football League
Distance from the Vic':   26.1 miles

 Failed to gain election to League on 4 occasions.
 Gained election to the Football League in 1921.
 Promoted to the Football League in 1990.
 Member of the Football League between 1921-1989.
 Re-Election to League on 8 occasions.
 Relegated from the Football League in 1989.
 Member of the Football League since 1990.
Name Changes:   None  
 
All directions: Leave the A1(M) at Junction 59 and take the A167 towards Darlington. Then take the A1150 towards Teeside. Turn onto the A66 towards Darlington and you will come to the stadium on your right. Although this route is not the shortest it does avoid driving through Darlington Town Centre.

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Player transfers to/from Darlington

Players joining Pools  
Tommy Brown
1908
Robinson (war guest)
1918
Charlie Hafekost
1919
Percy Sutcliffe
1923
John Harris
1927
Tom Knox
1933
Bobby Simpson
1947
Harry Clarke
1949
Barry Hawkes
1961
Stan Storton
1964
Bobby Cummings
1967
Harry Kirk
1969
Lance Robson
1969
Frank McMahon (loan)
1973
Graham Richardson
1975
Martin Burleigh
1979
John Stalker
1982
Harry Wilson
1983
Steve Carney
1985
Tony McAndrew
1988
Nicky Southall
1991
Mick Tait
1992
Lee Ellison (loan)
1992
Neil Aspin
2000
Neil Austin
2009
 
Players leaving Pools  
Harry Harrison
1927
Walter Harrison
1930
Billy Cowan
1930
Reg Hill
1936
Peter MacGregor
1954
Joe Rayment
1957
Tommy Burlison
1963
Cliff Wright
1969
John Borthwick
1988
Andy Toman
1988
Tony McAndrew
1988
Steve Tupling
1991
Paul Olsson
1993
Paul Cross
1993
Ian Clark
2001
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Head To Head Record
  At Victoria Park Away from home
Competition P W D L F A P W D L F A
Division Three (North) 28 18 4 6 56 26 28 5 4 19 27 70
Tier 4 (League Two) 38 16 8 14 59 51 38 16 10 12 45 54
Tier 3 (League One) 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 4
Football League Play-Offs 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1
F.A. Cup 6 1 2 3 4 7 5 2 2 1 8 8
League Cup 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Division 3 (North) Cup 2 2 0 0 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Associate Members Cup 2 0 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
North Eastern League 9 4 1 4 14 7 9 2 4 3 11 17
Minor Cups 2 0 2 0 3 3 6 2 0 4 8 13
War Leagues 10 7 1 2 23 15 10 1 1 7 18 23
Total 100 50 19 31 172 117 98 28 21 48 117 190
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Individual match breakdown ('Pool score first)
  Date Venue Score Scorers Att Comp
1
19/09/1908 Darlington
2-2 D
Brown 2 N/A N-E League
2
28/12/1908 Hartlepool
8-1 W
Hand (pen), Swift, Fletcher 2, Roberts, Edgley 3 N/A N-E League
3
15/09/1909 Darlington
0-2 L
  N/A DBB
4
16/10/1909 Hartlepool
0-1 L
  N/A F.A.Cup
5
30/10/1909 Hartlepool
2-1 W
Hand, Brown N/A N-E League
6
04/12/1909 Darlington
0-0 D
  N/A N-E League
7
11/12/1909 Darlington
4-0 W
Edgley 2, Fletcher, Thompson 2000 D.S. Cup
8
01/10/1910 Darlington
1-1 D
Fletcher N/A F.A.Cup
9
06/10/1910 Hartlepool
0-1 L
  N/A F.A.Cup
10
17/12/1910 Darlington
1-0 W
Featherstone N/A D.S. Cup
11
26/12/1910 Darlington
0-0 D
  N/A N-E League
12
14/04/1911 Hartlepool
0-1 L
  N/A N-E League
13
26/12/1911 Hartlepool
0-0 D
  N/A N-E League
14
20/01/1912 Hartlepool
2-2 D
Hedley 2 (2 pens) N/A D.S. Cup
15
27/01/1912 Darlington
1-3 L
Fletcher N/A D.S. Cup
16
08/04/1912 Darlington
2-0 W
Stokoe, Griffin N/A N-E League
17
26/12/1912 Hartlepool
0-1 L
  N/A N-E League
18
11/01/1913 Darlington
2-5 L
Fletcher, Stokoe N/A N-E League
19
19/02/1913 Hartlepool
1-1 D
Bennett 2100 NRCC
20
05/03/1913 Darlington
2-6 L
Baker 2 (2 pen) 1000 NRCC
21
25/12/1913 Darlington
1-1 D
Hibbert N/A N-E League
22
01/01/1914 Hartlepool
1-0 W
Smith N/A N-E League
23
26/12/1914 Hartlepool
3-0 W
Mahon, Butler 2 N/A N-E League
24
02/01/1915 Darlington
0-5 L
  N/A N-E League
25
13/09/1919 Darlington
0-1 L
  N/A N-E League
26
20/09/1919 Hartlepool
0-2 L
  N/A N-E League
27
07/02/1920 Darlington
0-2 L
  N/A D.S. Cup
28
25/12/1920 Darlington
4-3 W
Mulholland 2, Lister, Short N/A N-E League
29
27/12/1920 Hartlepool
0-1 L
  N/A N-E League
30
18/03/1922 Hartlepool
0-0 D
  11700 Div 3N
31
25/03/1922 Darlington
0-0 D
  7840 Div 3N
32
25/12/1922 Darlington
0-4 L
  6000 Div 3N
33
01/01/1923 Hartlepool
1-0 W
Braidford 6500 Div 3N
34
08/09/1923 Darlington
0-5 L
  5000 Div 3N
35
15/09/1923 Hartlepool
0-1 L
  6569 Div 3N
36
06/09/1924 Darlington
0-2 L
  5300 Div 3N
37
03/01/1925 Hartlepool
1-1 D
TP Smith 7431 Div 3N
38
10/09/1927 Darlington
0-5 L
  6719 Div 3N
39
21/01/1928 Hartlepool
0-1 L
  7485 Div 3N
40
05/09/1928 Hartlepool
2-0 W
T Mordue, J Mordue 5271 Div 3N
41
22/12/1928 Darlington
1-4 L
Dixon 3080 Div 3N
42
31/08/1929 Hartlepool
2-5 L
Pape 2 8500 Div 3N
43
28/12/1929 Darlington
0-0 D
  4197 Div 3N
44
03/04/1931 Hartlepool
1-1 D
Simmons 2528 Div 3N
45
06/04/1931 Darlington
2-4 L
Pedwell, Simmons, Robinson 4478 Div 3N
46
12/09/1931 Hartlepool
3-3 D
Hamilton, Mordue, Lumley 5048 Div 3N
47
23/01/1932 Darlington
3-8 L
Lumley, Wigham, Brown (pen) 2812 Div 3N
48
01/10/1932 Hartlepool
2-1 W
Makepeace, Wigham 3894 Div 3N
49
11/02/1933 Darlington
2-1 W
Dixon 2 3160 Div 3N
50
23/09/1933 Hartlepool
6-2 W
Thayne, Hewitt, Hird, Pedwell 3 5795 Div 3N
51
03/02/1934 Darlington
3-5 L
Pedwell 2, Hird 3397 Div 3N
52
29/09/1934 Hartlepool
0-1 L
  3751 Div 3N
53
23/01/1935 Hartlepool
3-1 W
Hird, Lindsay 2 2509 Div 3N Cup
54
09/02/1935 Darlington
0-3 L
  4898 Div 3N
55
07/09/1935 Darlington
2-4 L
Proctor (pen), Thompson 5276 Div 3N
56
04/01/1936 Hartlepool
2-1 W
Wigham 2 6125 Div 3N
57
21/11/1936 Darlington
5-5 D
J Scott, Hill, English, Robertson, Wigham 4817 Div 3N
58
27/03/1937 Hartlepool
1-3 L
English 4604 Div 3N
59
02/10/1937 Hartlepool
2-1 W
English, Wigham 6867 Div 3N
60
12/02/1938 Darlington
0-2 L
  4610 Div 3N
61
07/09/1938 Darlington
0-3 L
  3125 Div 3N
62
14/09/1938 Hartlepool
3-0 W
Wigham, Lealman, McGarry 3942 Div 3N
63
02/01/1939 Hartlepool
4-1 W
McGarry 2, Wigham, Robbins 2000 Div 3N Cup
64
02/12/1939 Darlington
0-4 L
  2536 N-E Div
65
30/03/1940 Hartlepool
3-1 W
Armes, Middleton, Glassey 1300 N-E Div
66
06/11/1943 Hartlepool
2-1 W
Short, Bamford (pen) 7200 North League
67
13/11/1943 Darlington
2-2 D
Robinson, Short 7009 North League
68
18/12/1943 Hartlepool
5-1 W
Short 3, Robinson, Newman 4492 North League
69
25/12/1943 Darlington
5-1 W
Corbett, Robinson 2, Drake, Skinner 8890 North League
70
05/02/1944 Hartlepool
2-1 W
Short, Skinner 8000 North League
71
12/02/1944 Darlington
4-2 W
Tooze 2 (og), Robinson, Farrington 10000 North League
72
06/09/1944 Hartlepool
4-2 W
Horton 2, Copeland, Smallwood 6240 North League
73
16/09/1944 Darlington
1-2 L
Horton 6736 North League
74
20/01/1945 Darlington
2-3 L
Brown, Cochrane 4199 North League
75
17/03/1945 Hartlepool
0-3 L
  11869 North League
76
05/05/1945 Hartlepool
2-0 W
Bainbridge, Skinner 2000 North League
77
12/05/1945 Darlington
0-3 L
  3173 North League
78
21/05/1945 Hartlepool
0-5 L
  2500 North League
79
25/12/1945 Hartlepool
0-0 D
  5961 FL Div 3 (N-E)
80
26/12/1945 Darlington
2-5 L
Johnson, McMahon 8518 FL Div 3 (N-E)
81
26/01/1946 Darlington
1-3 L
Johnson 5161 Div 3 (N-E) Cup
82
02/02/1946 Hartlepool
5-1 W
McMahon 2 (1 pen) Copeland, Short Johnson 4596 Div 3 (N-E) Cup
83
20/04/1946 Darlington
1-4 L
Tabram 3372 Div 3 (N-E) Cup
84
11/09/1946 Darlington
1-2 L
Copeland 7201 Div 3N
85
16/09/1946 Hartlepool
4-1 W
Copeland, Jones, Scott, Moses 9546 Div 3N
86
29/11/1947 Hartlepool
1-0 W
Isaac 11290 F.A.Cup
87
26/03/1948 Darlington
0-1 L
  10294 Div 3N
88
29/03/1948 Hartlepool
3-0 W
Hooper (pen), Isaac, Richardson 8713 Div 3N
89
25/08/1948 Darlington
0-2 L
  12393 Div 3N
90
30/08/1948 Hartlepool
0-1 L
  14585 Div 3N
91
07/04/1950 Hartlepool
2-0 W
Burnett, Sloan 9383 Div 3N
92
10/04/1950 Darlington
0-1 L
  4480 Div 3N
93
23/03/1951 Hartlepool
6-1 W
Willetts 3 (3 pens), McKeown, McClure, Wildon 10003 Div 3N
94
26/03/1951 Darlington
1-0 W
McClure 4498 Div 3N
95
19/09/1951 Darlington
1-2 L
Moore 5082 Div 3N
96
23/02/1952 Hartlepool
2-0 W
Howe (og), Wildon 9516 Div 3N
97
10/01/1953 Hartlepool
1-0 W
Howe (og) 7787 Div 3N
98
31/01/1953 Darlington
0-3 L
  4879 Div 3N
99
26/09/1953 Hartlepool
1-0 W
Wildon 7865 Div 3N
100
24/03/1954 Darlington
1-0 W
Richardson 3516 Div 3N
101
25/12/1954 Hartlepool
1-0 W
Harden 12430 Div 3N
102
27/12/1954 Darlington
1-0 W
Harden 17576 Div 3N
103
08/01/1955 Hartlepool
1-1 D
A.E.T. - Harden 12450 F.A.Cup
104
12/01/1955 Darlington
2-2 D
Richardson 2 10598 F.A.Cup
105
17/01/1955 Darlington
2-0 W
Richardson, Newton (pen) 10891 F.A.Cup
106
20/08/1955 Hartlepool
3-0 W
Smith, Rayment, Luke 10194 Div 3N
107
17/12/1955 Darlington
0-0 D
  5578 Div 3N
108
20/10/1956 Hartlepool
2-1 W
McGuigan, Devlin (og) 13202 Div 3N
109
02/03/1957 Darlington
1-3 L
Smith 14051 Div 3N
110
26/08/1957 Hartlepool
5-1 W
Lumley 2, Willis 2, Smith 15176 Div 3N
111
04/09/1957 Darlington
3-1 W
P Thompson 2, Newton (pen) 9509 Div 3N
112
26/12/1958 Hartlepool
1-0 W
Anderson (pen) 5689 Div 4
113
27/12/1958 Darlington
1-3 L
Anderson 6861 Div 4
114
26/12/1959 Hartlepool
1-2 L
Smith 2018 Div 4
115
28/12/1959 Darlington
0-2 L
  5109 Div 4
116
27/08/1960 Hartlepool
5-0 W
Clark, Anderson 2 (2 pen), Folland, Johnson 5852 Div 4
117
31/12/1960 Darlington
0-4 L
  7994 Div 4
118
20/04/1962 Hartlepool
2-0 W
Edgar 2 4899 Div 4
119
23/04/1962 Darlington
2-1 W
Edgar 2 3380 Div 4
120
03/09/1962 Hartlepool
0-2 L
  8690 Div 4
121
10/09/1962 Darlington
2-0 W
McLean, Younger 6888 Div 4
122
21/10/1963 Darlington
0-0 D
  6376 Div 4
123
01/01/1964 Hartlepool
0-2 L
  8642 Div 4
124
05/12/1964 Hartlepool
0-0 D
  9027 F.A.Cup
125
09/12/1964 Darlington
1-4 L
Fogarty 14566 F.A.Cup
126
26/12/1964 Hartlepool
4-3 W
Fogarty, Hamilton, Bradley, Harrison 3166 Div 4
127
22/02/1965 Darlington
3-2 W
Bradley, Atkinson (og), Fogarty (pen) 4869 Div 4
128
27/12/1965 Hartlepool
1-1 D
Thompson 9290 Div 4
129
28/12/1965 Darlington
1-1 D
Phythian 8316 Div 4
130
26/12/1967 Hartlepool
1-0 W
Bell 9488 Div 4
131
30/12/1967 Darlington
3-2 W
Bell, Phythian 2 5715 Div 4
132
24/11/1969 Hartlepool
1-3 L
Young 2353 Div 4
133
22/04/1970 Darlington
0-4 L
  2259 Div 4
134
31/08/1970 Hartlepool
2-2 D
Wright, Crook 5032 Div 4
135
26/04/1971 Darlington
0-2 L
  2234 Div 4
136
30/08/1971 Hartlepool
2-3 L
Veart 2 7156 Div 4
137
24/04/1972 Darlington
2-1 W
Green, Waddell 8809 Div 4
138
18/09/1972 Hartlepool
0-0 D
  7193 Div 4
139
11/11/1972 Darlington
2-1 W
Coyne 2 3742 Div 4
140
12/04/1974 Hartlepool
1-2 L
Cattrell (og) 6739 Div 4
141
16/04/1974 Darlington
1-1 D
Ward 6723 Div 4
142
09/11/1974 Darlington
2-1 W
Spelman, McMahon 3974 Div 4
143
01/02/1975 Hartlepool
2-0 W
McMahon, Goad 4138 Div 4
144
03/11/1975 Darlington
2-1 W
McMahon, Scaife 4275 Div 4
145
07/02/1976 Hartlepool
2-3 L
Rowlands, D Smith 3689 Div 4
146
27/12/1976 Hartlepool
1-1 D
O'Donnell 4885 Div 4
147
08/04/1977 Darlington
1-3 L
Poskett 4419 Div 4
148
27/12/1977 Hartlepool
2-1 W
Downing, Poskett 5299 Div 4
149
25/03/1978 Darlington
2-1 W
Foggon, Houchen 3372 Div 4
150
07/10/1978 Hartlepool
0-2 L
  4854 Div 4
151
07/05/1979 Darlington
1-0 W
Lawrence 3513 Div 4
152
08/09/1979 Hartlepool
3-1 W
Goldthorpe 2 (1 pen), Ayre 3697 Div 4
153
19/01/1980 Darlington
1-0 W
Lawrence 4045 Div 4
154
26/12/1980 Darlington
0-3 L
  7155 Div 4
155
17/04/1981 Hartlepool
2-0 W
Howard, Linacre 5578 Div 4
156
03/02/1982 Hartlepool
1-2 L
Bird 4548 Div 4
157
12/04/1982 Darlington
2-5 L
Harding, Clarke 4575 Div 4
158
27/12/1982 Hartlepool
2-0 W
Lawrence 2 (1 pen) 3337 Div 4
159
04/04/1983 Darlington
1-2 L
Robinson 3131 Div 4
160
26/12/1983 Hartlepool
2-1 W
Dobson 2 2968 Div 4
161
21/04/1984 Darlington
0-2 L
  2574 Div 4
162
02/10/1984 Darlington
1-0 W
Mutrie 5221 Div 4
163
17/02/1985 Hartlepool
1-2 L
Taylor 5947 Div 4
164
29/08/1987 Hartlepool
2-5 L
Dixon, Baker 1808 Div 4
165
01/01/1988 Darlington
1-1 D
Baker 4735 Div 4
166
03/09/1988 Hartlepool
2-1 W
Toman, Smith 2477 Div 4
167
14/01/1989 Darlington
0-0 D
  3521 Div 4
168
10/11/1990 Darlington
1-0 W
Allon 5113 Div 4
169
23/02/1991 Hartlepool
0-0 D
  6100 Div 4
170
02/11/1991 Darlington
0-4 L
  5041 Div 3
171
17/12/1991 Darlington
2-1 W
Dalton, Honour 5509 F.A. Cup
172
14/03/1992 Hartlepool
2-0 W
Saville, Dalton 4442 Div 3
173
29/09/1993 Hartlepool
1-1 D
Honour 1454 A.M. Cup
174
20/08/1994 Hartlepool
1-0 W
Lynch 3053 3rd Div
175
08/11/1994 Hartlepool
0-2 L
  1211 A.M. Cup
176
10/12/1994 Darlington
2-1 W
Southall, Houchen 3193 3rd Div
177
09/09/1995 Hartlepool
1-1 D
Houchen 2706 3rd Div
178
11/11/1995 Hartlepool
2-4 L
Sloan, Halliday 3834 F.A. Cup
179
27/02/1996 Darlington
0-1 L
  4332 3rd Div
180
12/10/1996 Hartlepool
1-2 L
Halliday 3799 3rd Div
181
19/04/1997 Darlington
2-1 W
Brown, Allon 4662 3rd Div
182
20/09/1997 Darlington
1-1 D
Cullen 3169 3rd Div
183
07/02/1998 Hartlepool
2-2 D
Pedersen, Clark 3212 3rd Div
184
08/09/1998 Darlington
0-2 L
  5899 3rd Div
185
13/02/1999 Hartlepool
2-3 L
Irvine, Miller 3980 3rd Div
186
02/10/1999 Hartlepool
2-0 W
Shilton, Fitzpatrick 3957 3rd Div
187
24/04/2000 Darlington
1-1 D
Miller 6746 3rd Div
188
14/05/2000 Hartlepool
0-2 L
  6995 D3 Play-Offs
189
18/05/2000 Darlington
0-1 L
  8238 D3 Play-Offs
190
07/10/2000 Hartlepool
2-1 W
Henderson, Miller 2365 3rd Div
191
10/03/2001 Darlington
1-1 D
Knowles 6107 3rd Div
192
25/08/2001 Hartlepool
1-2 L
Tinkler 4842 3rd Div
193
19/02/2002 Darlington
1-1 D
Tinkler 6339 3rd Div
194
14/09/2002 Hartlepool
4-1 W
Williams 2, Humphreys, Tinkler 6360 3rd Div
195
01/03/2003 Darlington
2-2 D
Boyd (pen), Clarke 5832 3rd Div
196
23/08/2005 Hartlepool
3-1 W
Daly, Proctor 2 6163 F.L. Cup
197
28/10/2006 Hartlepool
0-0 D
  7458 League 2
198
25/03/2007 Darlington
3-0 W
E Williams 2, Monkhouse 9987 League 2

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