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It was in a bad run of form (see beginning of season post), when Pools beat West Brom. Perfect timing, some fans might say. In the end, it seems to have instigated a new found form and confidence.
Hartlepool had been on the receiving end of a snatch and grab act at home against Stockport, the cup game followed against Premier opposition… fans thought we were in for a mugging.
Hartlepool United, lowly League 1 minnows, welcomed Premier League side West Brom to their shack of a stadium Victoria Park with hopes …

Hartlepool United will try to ignite some new form by putting on a good performance against West Bromwich Albion in The Carling Cup
Hartlepool’s heavenly start that saw us thrash Colchester and Scunthorpe has gone sour. In typical Hartlepool fashion, we have played out two games (Tranmere and Stockport) and un-deservedly lost both. In the Tranmere game we outplayed the opposition for a long period of time but failed to capitalise. In the Stockport game we destroyed them for 90 minutes of the game and despite the fourth official signalling 3 minutes of …

 
“Does the monkey being mayor have anything to do with our high ranking?” 
Hartlepool, regular whipping boys in the 1900 and 1800 had to apply for re-election the record amount of times but, you loved us for it…
We used to be the worst club involved in the football league. After suffering re-election on so many occasions, fans must have pitied us. In recent research produced by “The Sun” Hartlepool came in the top 20 most loved clubs. Coming a comfortable and loving 4th position. The little League 2 side Morecambe came …

Can we mount a challenge in the ever competitive League 1 this year?
Contemplating a repeat season of 3 years ago when Neale Cooper took us to 8 minutes away from Championship football is something that may only happen in dreams. Danny Wilson is a fairly respected man in football but has recieved much critiscm since being Hartlepool manager, his negative approach and puzzling decisions angering fans. Last season was the chairman’s example of “consolidation” but for fans it was slow, ground out hell. Some of the worst performances in the last …

Can James Brown keep up his early season form and get Hartlepool back on track?
Hartlepool’s free scoring side abruptly silenced by average Tranmere side.
It’s something football fans are used to. Dominating a game, having more shots, possesion and corners but somehow losing. Hartlepool, a side renowned for slick football, didn’t lose through lack of trying or poor performance but through mere fluke.
After destroying early season favourites Scunthorpe (3-0) and Colchester (4-2) it seemed that an away day to struggling Tranmere would be a game that rampant Hartlepool could seize. Prenton …