Vital Football

Latest Hartlepool United News

Dolan Definitely Not Coming

Dolan Definitely Not Coming

It would've been brilliant for us if we could've brought Matty Dolan to the Vic again this season be that on loan or permanently, as some of us dared to hope we could, but this possibility will become an impossible option later this week.

Middlesbrough recalled Dolan from his loan with Hartlepool so they could assess him.

The midfielder, following this assessment, now knows that he doesn't feature in the future plans of Championship Middlesbrough and with his contract expiring at the end of the season hopes were raised that he could come back to the Vic.

These were dashed last week with League 1 Bradford showing an interest.

Bradford tried to sign him permanently but this wasn't a deal that was able to go through before the transfer deadline, some might have regained hope that we could still get him with a loan signing when the loan window opened again on Friday but those hopes have too been dashed.

Reports say that Dolan will complete his Bradford move afterall when he signs for them on loan on Friday with the view to a permanent transfer in the summer.

No matter how much we might have wanted him back, or how much he enjoyed his time at the Vic, Dolan will want to play as high as he can so with Bradford able to offer him League 1 football I don't begrudge him taking that option it's just a shame we couldn't have secured him even if it was only until this season ended.

Dolan is the one we can thank, in part, for Luke Williams coming to the Vic though as he advised his Middlesbrough teammate to make the loan move after Coops showed his interest in the forward.

Join The Vital Debate



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Monkey Hanger 1908
Date:Thursday February 6 2014
Time: 9:02PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Hartlepool United Articles

Video - Hartlepool 1-1 Luton

Hartlepool drew with Luton in League 2 on Tuesday.

Vital View - League 2, 27th September

A lead at was extended by Plymouth with Blackpool recording a surprising win, talking of which Wycombe's five-one win against Crewe was certainly a 'surprising' win.

Match Day Officials v Grimsby (1/10/16)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Grimsby Town this Saturday.

Which Manager Has Spent The Most?

The modern game tells us that the club who spends the most money wins. So does the manager who spends the most money win the most also?

Archived Vital Hartlepool Articles

Vital Hartlepool articles from

Site Journalists

VitalPoolie
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Luton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Carson0%
Richards0%
Nsiala0%
Donnelly0%
Carroll0%
Laurent0%
Featherstone0%
Hawkins0%
Allessandra0%
Amond0%
Thomas0%
Sub - Deverdics0%
Sub - Heardman0%
Sub - Fewster0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Plymouth 10 7 1 2 22 6
2 Luton 10 5 2 3 17 8
3 Doncaster 10 5 2 3 17 7
4 Portsmouth 10 5 2 3 17 7
5 Notts County 10 5 2 3 17 3
6 Grimsby 10 5 1 4 16 3
7 Carlisle 10 3 7 0 16 3
8 Crewe 10 4 4 2 16 0
9 Morecambe 10 5 1 4 16 -2
10 Colchester 10 4 3 3 15 2
11 Accrington 10 4 3 3 15 1
12 Crawley 10 4 3 3 15 -1
13 Blackpool 10 3 4 3 13 4
14 Mansfield 10 3 4 3 13 -1
15 Hartlepool 10 2 6 2 12 -4
16 Leyton Orient 10 3 2 5 11 -2
17 Barnet 9 2 5 2 11 -2
18 Stevenage 10 3 2 5 11 -3
19 Wycombe 10 3 2 5 11 -3
20 Yeovil 10 3 1 6 10 -5
21 Cambridge 10 2 3 5 9 -6
22 Exeter 10 3 0 7 9 -7
23 Cheltenham 10 1 5 4 8 -3
24 Newport 9 1 3 5 6 -5
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Hartlepool United Results (view all)

Hartlepool United Fixtures (view all)

Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Grimsby Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Oct 8 2016 3:00PM : Crawley Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Carlisle United (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Leyton Orient (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Barnet (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Nov 12 2016 3:00PM : Cheltenham Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.billytwodogs23
2.Alfalfa17
3.Old Poolie14
4.Smokin Joe10
5.PooliePoolie9
6.johnjo 19404
7.Block Sands4
8.Owenhpool3
9.Docker on log3
10.rednblackforever2