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ON THIS DAY - December 26


PLAYERS
BORN DIED
Player Born Season(s) Age Player Died Season(s) Age
Alexander HamiltonFri Dec 26, 18901911-13Jack BellSun Dec 26, 19431913-1753
Sam JenningsMon Dec 26, 18981928-2946Len LangfordWed Dec 26, 19731924-3074
Peter KnightSun Dec 26, 19371959-6085
Aaron RamseyWed Dec 26, 19902010-1132

MANAGERS
BORN DIED
Manager Born Season(s) Age Manager Died Season(s) Age

DEBUTS
Player debuts on this day:
Player Date Game Opponent H/A Score Result
George McDiarmidWed Dec 26, 1900League Tier 1Notts CountyA0-1Loss
Joe BaileyMon Dec 26, 1910League Tier 1Tottenham HotspurA4-1Win
Stuart McMillanMon Dec 26, 1927League Tier 2Wolverhampton WanderersH3-2Win
Billy CobbMon Dec 26, 1960League Tier 1Preston North EndA1-0Win
John CottamFri Dec 26, 1969League Tier 1ArsenalH1-1Draw
Nigel CloughWed Dec 26, 1984League Tier 1Ipswich TownH2-0Win
Brett WilliamsThu Dec 26, 1985League Tier 1Birmingham CityA1-0Win
Nigel JemsonTue Dec 26, 1989League Tier 1Luton TownA1-1Draw
Chris DoigSat Dec 26, 1998League Tier 1Manchester UnitedA0-3Loss
Gareth WilliamsSun Dec 26, 1999League Tier 2Blackburn RoversA1-2Loss
Neil HarrisSun Dec 26, 2004League Tier 2West Ham UnitedA2-3Loss
Shaun DerrySun Dec 26, 2004League Tier 2West Ham UnitedA2-3Loss

GAMES
All competitive games played on this day:
Date Game Opponent H/A Score Result Scorers
Mon Dec 26, 1898League Tier 1Stoke CityA1-2LossBenbow (?)
Wed Dec 26, 1900League Tier 1Notts CountyA0-1Loss
Thu Dec 26, 1901League Tier 1Notts CountyH1-0WinHitch (?)
Fri Dec 26, 1902League Tier 1Notts CountyA1-1DrawMorris (?)
Sat Dec 26, 1903League Tier 1MiddlesbroughA1-1DrawMorris (?)
Mon Dec 26, 1904League Tier 1The WednesdayH2-1WinShearman (?), Morris (?)
Tue Dec 26, 1905League Tier 1Derby CountyA2-2DrawMorris (?, ?)
Thu Dec 26, 1907League Tier 1Aston VillaH2-2DrawWest (?, ?)
Sat Dec 26, 1908League Tier 1LiverpoolA1-1DrawWhitchurch (?)
Mon Dec 26, 1910League Tier 1Tottenham HotspurA4-1WinHooper (?, ?), Bailey (?), Armstrong (?)
Tue Dec 26, 1911League Tier 2Derby CountyH1-3LossFord (?)
Fri Dec 26, 1913League Tier 2Notts CountyH1-0WinGibson (?)
Sat Dec 26, 1914League Tier 2Derby CountyA0-1Loss
Fri Dec 26, 1919League Tier 2Lincoln CityH2-1WinDavis (?), Belton (?)
Mon Dec 26, 1921League Tier 2Wolverhampton WanderersH0-0Draw
Tue Dec 26, 1922League Tier 1ChelseaH0-4Loss
Wed Dec 26, 1923League Tier 1ChelseaA1-1DrawWalker (?)
Fri Dec 26, 1924League Tier 1Bolton WanderersH1-1DrawMartin (75 pen)
Mon Dec 26, 1927League Tier 2Wolverhampton WanderersH3-2WinGibson (?, ?), Burton (?)
Wed Dec 26, 1928League Tier 2Wolverhampton WanderersH2-1WinHeathcock (?), Morton (?)
Thu Dec 26, 1929League Tier 2BarnsleyA1-1DrawLoftus (?)
Fri Dec 26, 1930League Tier 2ReadingA2-5LossHowie (?), Heslop (?)
Sat Dec 26, 1931League Tier 2Stoke CityH1-1DrawDent (?)
Mon Dec 26, 1932League Tier 2Stoke CityA1-0WinSimpson (?)
Tue Dec 26, 1933League Tier 2Plymouth ArgyleH2-1WinPugh (?), Masters (?)
Wed Dec 26, 1934League Tier 2Norwich CityA3-3DrawBurditt (?), Masters (?), Graham (?)
Thu Dec 26, 1935League Tier 2Doncaster RoversH6-2WinRace (?, ?), Peacock (?, ?, ?, ?)
Sat Dec 26, 1936League Tier 2BurnleyH1-2LossMcNaughton (?)
Mon Dec 26, 1938League Tier 2Luton TownH2-4LossHindley (?), Surtees (?)
Thu Dec 26, 1946League Tier 2BurnleyH1-0WinLeverton (?)
Fri Dec 26, 1947League Tier 2Doncaster RoversA0-2Loss
Mon Dec 26, 1949League Tier 3Norwich CityA1-1DrawArdron (?)
Tue Dec 26, 1950League Tier 3Colchester UnitedA2-0WinArdron (?, ?)
Wed Dec 26, 1951League Tier 2Sheffield WednesdayH2-1WinLeverton (?), Ardron (?)
Fri Dec 26, 1952League Tier 2Hull CityH4-1WinArdron (?, ?, ?, ?)
Sat Dec 26, 1953League Tier 2Leeds UnitedA2-0WinMoore (?), Ardron (?)
Mon Dec 26, 1955League Tier 2Hull CityH2-1WinBarrett (?), Wilson (?)
Thu Dec 26, 1957League Tier 1Newcastle UnitedH2-3LossWilson (?), Baily (?)
Fri Dec 26, 1958League Tier 1Newcastle UnitedA3-1WinDwight (?), Wilson (?), Imlach (?)
Sat Dec 26, 1959League Tier 1West Bromwich AlbionA3-2WinQuigley (?, ?), Iley (?)
Mon Dec 26, 1960League Tier 1Preston North EndA1-0WinQuigley (?)
Tue Dec 26, 1961League Tier 1Manchester UnitedA3-6LossJulians (40), Hockey (68), Palmer (81 pen)
Thu Dec 26, 1963League Tier 1Sheffield UnitedH3-3DrawWignall (?), Vowden (?), Storey-Moore (?)
Sat Dec 26, 1964League Tier 1Tottenham HotspurH1-2LossChapman (?)
Mon Dec 26, 1966League Tier 1EvertonH1-0WinMcKinlay (?)
Tue Dec 26, 1967League Tier 1Stoke CityH3-0WinLyons (?, ?), Hilley (?)
Thu Dec 26, 1968League Tier 1Stoke CityA1-3LossStorey-Moore (?)
Fri Dec 26, 1969League Tier 1ArsenalH1-1DrawRees (?)
Tue Dec 26, 1972League Tier 2Aston VillaA2-2DrawMartin (?), Galley (?)
Wed Dec 26, 1973League Tier 2Notts CountyA1-0WinLyall (?)
Thu Dec 26, 1974League Tier 2Hull CityA3-1WinMartin (?, ?), Butlin (?)
Fri Dec 26, 1975League Tier 2West Bromwich AlbionH0-2Loss
Mon Dec 26, 1977League Tier 1LiverpoolH1-1DrawGemmill (?)
Tue Dec 26, 1978League Tier 1Derby CountyH1-1DrawWoodcock (?)
Wed Dec 26, 1979League Tier 1Aston VillaH2-1WinBowles (?), Robertson (?)
Fri Dec 26, 1980League Tier 1Wolverhampton WanderersA4-1WinGray (?), Ponte (?), Brazier (? OG), Palmer (? OG)
Mon Dec 26, 1983League Tier 1Birmingham CityA2-1WinBirtles (?), Hodge (?)
Wed Dec 26, 1984League Tier 1Ipswich TownH2-0WinMetgod (?), Hodge (?)
Thu Dec 26, 1985League Tier 1Birmingham CityA1-0WinWebb (?)
Fri Dec 26, 1986League Tier 1Norwich CityA1-2LossPearce (64)
Sat Dec 26, 1987League Tier 1ArsenalA2-0WinWilson (39), Pearce (89 pen)
Mon Dec 26, 1988League Tier 1Manchester UnitedA0-2Loss
Tue Dec 26, 1989League Tier 1Luton TownA1-1DrawHodge (35)
Wed Dec 26, 1990League Tier 1WimbledonH2-1WinPearce (11), Keane (45)
Thu Dec 26, 1991League Tier 1Tottenham HotspurA2-1WinClough (11), Pearce (90)
Mon Dec 26, 1994League Tier 1Coventry CityA0-0Draw
Tue Dec 26, 1995League Tier 1Sheffield WednesdayH1-0WinLee (7)
Thu Dec 26, 1996League Tier 1Manchester UnitedH0-4Loss
Fri Dec 26, 1997League Tier 2Swindon TownH3-0WinCampbell (10, 22), Johnson (29)
Sat Dec 26, 1998League Tier 1Manchester UnitedA0-3Loss
Sun Dec 26, 1999League Tier 2Blackburn RoversA1-2LossJohnson (31)
Tue Dec 26, 2000League Tier 2Crewe AlexandraH1-0WinJones (38)
Wed Dec 26, 2001League Tier 2Norwich CityH2-0WinPrutton (23), John (33)
Thu Dec 26, 2002League Tier 2Sheffield WednesdayA0-2Loss
Fri Dec 26, 2003League Tier 2Norwich CityA0-1Loss
Sun Dec 26, 2004League Tier 2West Ham UnitedA2-3LossJohnson (65, 68)
Mon Dec 26, 2005League Tier 3Doncaster RoversH4-0WinBreckin (45), Thompson (50), Southall (53), Taylor (67)
Tue Dec 26, 2006League Tier 3Port ValeH3-0WinTyson (13), Holt (65, 90)
Wed Dec 26, 2007League Tier 3Oldham AthleticA0-0Draw
Fri Dec 26, 2008League Tier 2Doncaster RoversH2-4LossSam Hird (68 OG), Garner (85)
Sat Dec 26, 2009League Tier 2WatfordA0-0Draw
Mon Dec 26, 2011League Tier 2Peterborough UnitedH0-1Loss
Wed Dec 26, 2012League Tier 2Leeds UnitedH4-2WinSharp (44 pen, 54), Rodolph Austin (57 OG), Blackstock (61)
Thu Dec 26, 2013League Tier 2Queens Park RangersH2-0WinHalford (29), Reid (80)
Fri Dec 26, 2014League Tier 2MiddlesbroughA0-3Loss
Mon Dec 26, 2016League Tier 2Huddersfield TownA1-2LossPereira (25)
Tue Dec 26, 2017League Tier 2Sheffield WednesdayH0-3Loss
Wed Dec 26, 2018League Tier 2Norwich CityA3-3DrawCash (45, 74), Robinson (65)
Thu Dec 26, 2019League Tier 2Hull CityA2-0WinGrabban (11 pen, 82)
Sat Dec 26, 2020League Tier 2Birmingham CityH0-0Draw
Sun Dec 26, 2021League Tier 2MiddlesbroughA0-2Loss
Mon Dec 26, 2022League Tier 1Manchester UnitedA-

All non-competitive games played on this day:
Date Game Opponent H/A Score Result Scorers
Sat Dec 26, 1868FriendlySheffield NorfolkH0-0Loss
Tue Dec 26, 1876FriendlyCoventry CityH2-0Win? (?, 30)
Tue Dec 26, 1882FriendlyBolton WanderersH3-1WinFletcher (?, ?), Unwin (?)
Wed Dec 26, 1883FriendlyNottsA1-5LossLindley (?)
Fri Dec 26, 1884FriendlyNottsH3-0WinLindley (?, ?, ?)
Sat Dec 26, 1885FriendlyCrewe AlexandraA3-2WinTutin (?), Osborne (? OG), ? (?)
Mon Dec 26, 1887FriendlyNottsA0-0Draw
Wed Dec 26, 1888FriendlyNotts CountyA1-4Loss? (?)
Thu Dec 26, 1889FriendlyNottsA1-1DrawJardine (?)
Fri Dec 26, 1890FriendlyNottsA0-0Draw
Sat Dec 26, 1891FriendlyNottsA1-0WinShaw (?)
Mon Dec 26, 1892FriendlyNotts CountyA1-0WinMcInnes (?)
Tue Dec 26, 1893FriendlyNotts CountyA1-1DrawHiggins (?)
Wed Dec 26, 1894FriendlyNotts CountyA1-1DrawMcPherson (?)
Thu Dec 26, 1895FriendlyNotts CountyA1-1DrawSmellie (?)
Sat Dec 26, 1896FriendlyNotts CountyA2-1WinMcInnes (?), Forman (?)
Tue Dec 26, 1899FriendlyNotts CountyA4-2WinCapes (?, ?), Spouncer (?), Spencer (?)
Thu Dec 26, 1912FriendlyCoventry CityA2-2DrawRevell (?), Derrick (?)
Tue Dec 26, 1916WWI Initial TournamentGrimsby TownA1-1DrawTinsley (?)
Wed Dec 26, 1917WWI Initial TournamentNotts CountyH0-0Draw
Thu Dec 26, 1918WWI Initial TournamentNotts CountyA1-1DrawBanks (?)
Tue Dec 26, 1939FriendlyLeicester CityH3-1WinMcCall (?), Drury (?), Hinchcliffe (?)
Sat Dec 26, 1942WWII Combined LeagueMansfield TownA3-1Win? (?, ?, ?)
Sun Dec 26, 1943WWII Combined LeagueDerby CountyA1-2LossDrury (?)
Wed Dec 26, 1945WWII Main LeagueCharlton AthleticA0-2Loss