UK time is: 20:34:07
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Walsall 1 - Hartlepool 1

Banks's Stadium

24/11/2012

Attendance:

First Point On The Board For John Hughes At Pools

John Hughes picked up his first point as Hartlepool United manager with a 1-1 draw at Walsall.

Report

Manager John Hughes made just two changes, both forced, as out-of-form Hartlepool traveled to the equally out-of-form Walsall.

Pools went into the game without a win in 18 matches with the hosts not having won in their previous 14 outings.

It was the home side in charge of the opening stages but Pools were given a golden chance to take the lead when Steve Howard was brought down in the area.

Full back Evan Horwood slotted home the resultant spot kick.

Pools made it to the half time interval ahead but the scores were level within minutes of the restart when Dean Holden slotted home from close range.

The visitors, often prone to early second half collapses, made immediate changes with Ryan Noble replacing Paul Murray and Hughes switching to a 4-4-2 formation.

But Pools remained under the cosh for the rest of the half and the home side really should have grabbed a winner when Football Manager-favourite Febien Brandy broke free of the defence.

However, Brandy fired his effort woefully wide and Pools were able to hold on for a point, but are now winless in 1 games.

FT: Walsall 1 Hartlepool 1




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

The Journalist

Writer: PooliePoolie Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday November 24 2012

Time: 4:58PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
 

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Owenhpool 40
2. Smokin Joe 30
3. thepooliedoctor 27
4. beachcomber 26
5. Block Sands 23
6. johnjo 1940 18
7. Old Poolie 17
8. pooleboot 17
9. seaton 15
10. billytwodogs 13

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Cheltenham 0 0 0 0 0 0
7. Dag & Red 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Exeter 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Hartlepool 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Luton 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Mansfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Morecambe 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Hatters to Add One More Signing!
Luton : 31/07/2014 15:18:00
Wolves maul the yellows
Oxford : 31/07/2014 10:51:00
Less than 2-weeks to go... Thoughts?
Portsmouth : 31/07/2014 10:39:00
Blues sign Rowe and Walker from Rotherham
Wycombe : 31/07/2014 10:20:00
Ghanaian Lands Dons Trial
Wimbledon : 31/07/2014 10:08:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Exeter MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Flinders 29%
Holden 0%
Duckworth 0%
Oliver 0%
Collins 0%
Harrison 71%
Compton 0%
Walker 0%
Franks 0%
Harewood 0%
Poole 0%
Sub:-Hawkins 0%
Sub:-Smith 0%