UK time is: 13:47:23
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Whitby Inflict Another Pre Season Defeat

Coops will be less than impressed, or at least should be, after another Hartlepool defeat in pre season, this time at Whitby Town on Saturday.

Defeat to Sunderland wasn't too much of a surprise really, even though it was the U21 players that came on for the final 30 minutes that basically inflicted this, but a 2-1 defeat at the Turnbull Ground today was.

It was decided that changes would be made and Coops made nine in total to the side that started against Sunderland, only trialist Tommy Miller and Luke James keeping their places in the starting line up, Miller being replaced at half time.

Pools took a while to make the breakthrough, which had been threatened, with Connor Smith finishing into the corner after being set up by Lewis Hawkins. A lead couldn't be taken into the half time break though with Chris Lynch given too much time and he levelled for Whitby almost instantly.

Lynch was given too much time again in the second half, we failed to clear a freekick and he scored again early in the second half with the goal that proved to be the winner condemning us to an embarrassing pre season defeat.

It's only pre season but such a loss is still embarrassing and Coops, even though it's about building up fitness, should be disappointed and have a few things that he should be pondering with the League 2 season just two weeks away now.

Pools: Rafferty (Flinders 46), Richards, Jones, Rowbotham, Collins, Nearney, Hawkins, Miller (Green 46), James (Harewood 79), Franks (Compton 79), Smith.
Subs not used: Bates, Austin, Duckworth, Parnaby, Holden, Walker.

This site is looking for bloggers, so if a fan can offer us a genuine opinion from someone that supports them we would love to share it with the masses!

To email your own unique article/blog for publishing
***CLICK HERE***

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Monkey Hanger 1908 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday July 26 2014

Time: 11:03PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Hartlepool United Articles

Team News: Hartlepool v Newport Town (Saturday November 1 2014)

Murray Wants Some Swagger & Signs Two (Friday October 31 2014)

No Stone Unturned (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Home Advantage For Hartlepool (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Cambridge United 2-1 Hartlepool (Sunday October 26 2014)

Stats: Cambridge v Hartlepool (Saturday October 25 2014)

Team News: Cambridge United v Hartlepool (Saturday October 25 2014)

Murray Appointment (Friday October 24 2014)

Murray Appointed As New Gaffer (Thursday October 23 2014)

Archived Hartlepool United Articles

List All Vital Hartlepool Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
 

Vital Members League (view all)

1. WTFDIK 1
2. poolie1966 1
3. Alfalfa 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Northampton 15 5 3 7 0 18
19. Oxford 15 4 4 7 -4 16
20. Carlisle 15 4 3 8 -7 15
21. Dag & Red 15 4 3 8 -7 15
22. York 15 1 9 5 -7 12
23. Tranmere 15 2 5 8 -7 11
24. Hartlepool 15 3 2 10 -15 11

Breaking League News

Hunt buzzing with move to the Hive
Oxford : 01/11/2014 13:22:00
Oxford in November
Oxford : 01/11/2014 12:54:00
Looking back at October
Oxford : 01/11/2014 12:49:00
Former player found dead
York : 01/11/2014 12:21:00
Width is the key!
Portsmouth : 01/11/2014 09:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Cambridge MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Flinders 0%
Duckworth 100%
Collins 0%
Harrison 0%
Austin 0%
Walker 0%
Miller 0%
Crooks 0%
Franks 0%
Wyke 0%
Brobbel 0%
Sub - Harewood 0%
Sub - Smith 0%
Sub - Woods 0%