On this day 25th Jan 1930 & 2002

Last updated : 25 January 2012 By INOIT

HullCityCircleAnlabyAerialaSaturday 25th January 1930

Hull City staged a fourth round FA Cup tie against the Seasiders at the Anlaby Road Ground and a packed house of 23,000 attended to see the first ever meeting of the two sides. Pool were cruising inexorably towards the Second Division Championship title whilst Hull lying in mid- table produced something of a shock result winning 3-1 the visitors goal coming from Jimmy Hampson. City became the surprise team that season and went onto to reach the semi-final stage.

Friday 25th January 2002

Nottingham born former Blackpool goalkeeper Billy O'Rourke 41 who joined the Seasiders in 1984 from Chester City after an earlier spell of 6 games the previous season on loan from Burnley died after a suspected brain haemorrhage at Royal Preston Hospital. He was voted club player of the year in his first full season and went on to make 92 appearances in a successful period under popular manager Sam Ellis.

Blackpool on this day record for 25 January

List of Blackpool's record against their opponents on the selected day in history
Statistics last updated on Tuesday, 24th January 2012

YearCompOpponentsVResultScorersAttView options
1902 DIV2 Newton Heath A W 1-0       Results Table
1908 DIV2 GAINSBOROUGH TRINITY H L 0-1       Results Table
1912 FAC Crewe Alexandra N W 2-1       Results  
played at Maine Road
1913 DIV2 Fulham A L 2-4       Results Table
1915 DIV2 Bury A D 2-2       Results Table
1930 FAC Hull City A L 1-3       Results  
1936 FAC Fulham A L 2-5       Results  
1939 DIV1 SUNDERLAND H D 1-1       Results Table
1947 DIV1 Aston Villa A D 1-1       Results Table
1954 FAC Luton Town N W 2-0       Results  
played at neutral ground
1969 DIV2 Crystal Palace A W 2-1       Results Table
1997 LD2 MILLWALL H W 3-0       Results Table
2000 ASSM STOKE CITY H L 1-2   4,943   Results  
2003 LD2 Colchester United A W 2-0 Murphy 52; Coid 70 3,305   Results Table
2011 PREM MANCHESTER UNITED H L 2-3 Cathcart 15; Campbell 43 15,574 Report Results Table

Overall playing record for 25 January: Played 15, Won 6, Drawn 3, Lost 6, Scored 24, Conceded 24


YearCompOpponentsVResultScorersAttView options
1893 FAC SHEFFIELD UNITED H L 1-3       Results  
1899 DIV2 Burslem Port Vale A L 1-6       Results Table
1905 DIV2 BURNLEY H W 2-0       Results Table
1911 DIV2 DERBY COUNTY H L 0-1       Results Table
1922 DIV2 COVENTRY CITY H W 2-1       Results Table
1928 DIV2 Clapton Orient A W 5-2       Results Table
1933 DIV1 BIRMINGHAM H L 0-1       Results Table
1950 DIV1 Charlton Athletic A W 2-1       Results Table
1956 DIV1 Wolverhampton Wanderers A W 3-2       Results Table
1961 DIV1 Bolton Wanderers A L 1-3       Results Table
1967 DIV1 ARSENAL H L 0-3       Results Table
1978 DIV2 Bristol Rovers A L 0-2       Results Table
1984 DIV4 SWINDON TOWN H D 1-1       Results Table
1989 DIV3 PRESTON NORTH END H W 1-0       Results Table
1992 ASSM Huddersfield Town A D 1-1   1,585   Results  
after extra time, 90 minutes 1-1, Huddersfield Town won 3-1 on penalties
2006 LGE1 BRISTOL CITY H D 1-1 Murphy 5 4,842   Results Table

Overall playing record for 21 January: Played 16, Won 6, Drawn 3, Lost 7, Scored 21, Conceded 28


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