Hartlepool United's players have proved they belong in the Football League ...

Hartlepool Mail This Hartlepool United squad belongs in the Football League, not the National League - that's the view of Matthew Bates. And the Pools boss believes his players have proven that, having played League One Gillingham off the park last week.
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Hartlepool United are one of a host of clubs keeping tabs on Newcastle United youngster Elias Sorensen. The 19-year-old Dane is thought to be available for loan in January, with United keen to see their young prospect get gametime.

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Hartlepool United 3 Gillingham 4: Pools dumped out of FA Cup as they are ...

Hartlepool United's FA Cup run is over after a Gillingham late show ensured the Kent side's progression after extra time. Pools came within 15 seconds of a second round trip to Slough but a late Tom Eaves penalty, then Luke O'Neill and a Elliott List ...

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Hartlepool United transfer update: TWO in, more to come for Matthew Bates?

Matthew Bates has revealed he is still in the hunt for reinforcements, despite signing two players in the last fortnight. The Hartlepool United boss admits he is content with the competition within his squad but remains on the lookout for fresh blood.

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Liam Kennedy's Hartlepool United ratings: several strong performances in ...

Hartlepool United battled to secure a 0-0 draw at home to Barrow as Matthew Bates' men continued their fine start to the season. And despite only picking up a point, our man Liam Kennedy felt that there were several strong performances from Pools ...

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Ryan Donaldson admits he feels honoured to play for 'special' Hartlepool United. The winger turned wing-back is in the form of his Pools career at present and was the star man in last night's frustrating home stalemate with Barrow.

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Hartlepool United manager Matthew Bates provides Michael Woods injury update

The Pools boss has named an unchanged side in the last five National League games, and hopes to be able to do so again at the Super 6 Stadium against Barrow tonight. But Woods, taken off shortly before the hour in the win at Havant & Waterlooville, ...

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