Hartlepool Look To Plug Defence As Bates Bags Butler
Hartlepool United Hartlepool Look To Plug Defence As Bates Bags Butler By Sam Elliott

Hartlepool United have moved to plug their leaky defence by signing one of Stoke City’s highly-rated prospects.

Poor Pools Will Be Watching Their Horror Show Back
Hartlepool United Poor Pools Will Be Watching Their Horror Show Back By Sam Elliott

Matthew Bates warned his Hartlepool United players they’ll be watching a video nasty when they get back to training on Monday.

Pools’ Progress Continues To Please Manager Bates
Hartlepool United Pools’ Progress Continues To Please Manager Bates By Sam Elliott

Matthew Bates admitted he would have taken a point before stepping into Leyton Orient’s Brisbane Road on Saturday afternoon.

Hartlepool Could Get Some Help To Beef Up Squad
Hartlepool United Hartlepool Could Get Some Help To Beef Up Squad By Sam Elliott

Hartlepool United manager Matthew Bates could be getting some welcome support when it comes to new signings.

Pools Don’t Fear Salford As Form Sides Locks Horns
Hartlepool United Pools Don’t Fear Salford As Form Sides Locks Horns By Sam Elliott

Two fantastic unbeaten runs go on the line on Tuesday night - and Matthew Bates see no reason why Hartlepool United can’t be the ones to throw a spanner is Salford City’s works.

Pegged-Back Pools Were Just Too Flat Grumbles Bates
Hartlepool United Pegged-Back Pools Were Just Too Flat Grumbles Bates By Sam Elliott

Matthew Bates points to two dropped points as Hartlepool United missed the chance to head pressure on the league leaders.

Pools Boss Bates: Now Hartlepool Really Have Lift Off!
Hartlepool United Pools Boss Bates: Now Hartlepool Really Have Lift Off! By Sam Elliott

Matthew Bates has told his Hartlepool players they must use Saturday’s first victory to inspire them.

Could Pools Be The Next Club To Hit The Sell-On Jackpot?
Hartlepool United Could Pools Be The Next Club To Hit The Sell-On Jackpot? By Sam Elliott

It appears Wrexham aren’t the only club keeping a close eye on others’ business in the transfer window.

Pools Boss Bates Takes Positives From Stones Point
Hartlepool United Pools Boss Bates Takes Positives From Stones Point By Sam Elliott

Matthew Bates admitted that he was anxious before the Pools’ game with Maidstone United but was pleased with his sides performance, writes Tom Scott.

Nobody's Safe Yet! Pools Boss Will Keep Everyone Guessing
Hartlepool United Nobody's Safe Yet! Pools Boss Will Keep Everyone Guessing By Sam Elliott

There may be a feel-good factor running through Hartlepool United as their unbeaten pre-season continued on Saturday.

Hartlepool Are Now Looking Powerful As Dinanga Signs
Hartlepool United Hartlepool Are Now Looking Powerful As Dinanga Signs By Sam Elliott

Hartlepool United have announced the loan signing of Marcus Dinanga – and the youngster certainly knows where the net is, writes Tom Scott.

Bates Hopes Pools Did Cooper Proud On Emotional Day
Hartlepool United Bates Hopes Pools Did Cooper Proud On Emotional Day By Sam Elliott

Matthew Bates thinks his Hartlepool United side put in a fitting performance against Sunderland on the day the Pools celebrated the life of Neale Cooper.