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James Brown Returns As Pools Reserves Run Riot

James Brown Returns As Pools Reserves Run Riot

Hartlepool United Reserves comprehensively beat their Scunthorpe counterparts in this afternoon's reserve game at Victoria Park.

The visitors started the brightest and took the lead midway through the first half as trialist Danny North fired home. However, Scunthorpe were soon down to 10 men as Ben May was dismissed.

Armann Bjornsson made the game level just before half time and added a second soon after the restart with a stunning long range effort.

Before that, Michael Mackay made it two with his first goal since his loan spell at Gateshead. Just after the hour mark James Brown came on as a substitute to make his first appearance since last November.

He marked his return in style with 2 goals in 2 minutes, putting the game well out of reach. Colin Larkin added a sixth goal late on to seal a resounding win for Pools' second string.

FT: Hartlepool Reserves 6 Scunthorpe Reserves 1

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Pools: Cook, McSweeney, Clark, Cherel, Haslam, Mackay (Brown 65), Rowell, Power, Fredriksen, Greulich (Larkin 65), Bjornsson (Purvis 77).
Subs not used: Herbert, C Liddle

Scunthorpe: Slocombe, Wright, Morris, Picton, Canavan, Maguire (Wint 82), Boyes, Cross (Dean 78), May, North (Comer 86), Forte
Subs not used: Williams, Dean, Comer, Wint, Turner

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Writer:PooliePoolie
Date:Wednesday February 17 2010
Time: 4:09PM

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Great soul legend...great mover...actually...was...he's dead
weloveyoucharlton
17/02/2010 19:24:00
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Great news that he is back! Looking forward to seeing him fit and in the 1st team. He has the potential to be our best ever player, he's just been unlucky with injuries. There is always more of a buzz when he plays.
KentBeerBoys
18/02/2010 07:40:00
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Same status as your chances of auto-promotion then Charlton.
Smokin Joe
18/02/2010 20:47:00
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