UK time is: 12:11:34
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Cooper - Result Wasn't The Best

Manager Colin Cooper has said that our recent friendly loss to Whitby Town was still a productive run out for the team but he was obviously left disappointed with the final result as went down two one at the Turnbull Ground.

Speaking to the Official Site following the game, the gaffer explained that he thought the team he selected should've been more than good value to pick up the pre season win, so on that score he was left disappointed at the full time whistle but he wasn't too disheartened as he feels there were still plenty of positives.

'I thought it was a good exercise and I thought it was a good game. Whitby's winning goal was disappointing from our point of view obviously but I also thought there were some encouraging bits from young Connor Smith and Lewis Hawkins - those two in particular were good. The disappointment is that we haven't beaten Whitby of the Northern League so you have to look at that, as much as I'll stand here and say it's about minutes under the belt, it's a game that we should be comfortably winning that we haven't.'

Cooper goes on to say that he was looking forward to seeing some of our training pitch work come to the fore and that did happen for spells of the game which pleased him, but clearly as we didn't do that well at other points, there is still work to be done before the season kicks off properly.

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: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday July 29 2014

Time: 3:39PM

Your Comments

If I was cooper I'd be more then just a bit disappointed, we had 7 first team players in that squad, and the rest is our resv squad a back up when the injurys kick in these players will be need. Let's all so not forget we only just managed to beat Bradford PA, a billingham despite the score, let's forget last season they could not even get a team together most of the time. This is a poor a small squad, and the way things look I'll be happy to finish 22nd at the moment a stay up
Pooliemikel
It'll need some transformation for much else than League 2 survival at the moment I'd have to agree if I'm honest.
Monkey Hanger 1908
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Hartlepool United Articles

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)

Angry Collins - Fans Deserve Better (Thursday October 23 2014)

New manager get on with it.............. (Wednesday October 22 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. Alfalfa 53
2. Old Poolie 48
3. billytwodogs 43
4. Smokin Joe 38
5. thepooliedoctor 37
6. WTFDIK 31
7. Owenhpool 26
8. Bowlsdirect 23
9. johnjo 1940 18
10. seaton 18

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

Maloney's chance
Portsmouth : 30/10/2014 12:08:00
Preview: Oxford United v Wycombe Wanderers
Wycombe : 30/10/2014 11:53:00
Pompey assessment - Shrewsbury 2-1 Pompey
Portsmouth : 30/10/2014 11:49:00
Striker joins York
York : 30/10/2014 11:35:00
Ref For Burton v Argyle
Plymouth : 30/10/2014 09:55:00

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%