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Late Winner Lifts Hartlepool Off The Bottom

Hartlepool
2 - 1
Leyton Orient

Victoria Park

19/02/2013

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Hartlepool United moved off the bottom of the League One table after a last gasp win over Leyton Orient.

Report from Victoria Park

Hartlepool United moved from the bottom of League One for the first time since November after a late win over Leyton Orient at Victoria Park.

Pools fell behind early on after a harsh penalty was awarded against Jack Baldwin. Martin Rowlands stepped up to give his side the lead on eight minutes.

After a tepid game of few chances the match was turned upside down in the last 5 minutes as Peter Hartley converted an Evan Horwood corner before a Steve Howard knockdown was cooly converted by Luke James to send the home fans into raptures and send Pools above Portsmouth in the table.

FT: Hartlepool 2 Leyton Orient 1


Writer:PooliePoolie
Date:Tuesday February 19 2013
Time: 9:23PM

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