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Don’t blame Hartlepool United’s kids for slump says skipper

Don’t blame the kids for Hartlepool United’s recent slump, says Nicky Featherstone.

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Hartlepool United manager Craig Hignett.

Hartlepool United players’ futures are on the line - Craig Hignett

Craig Hignett says every Hartlepool United player’s future is on the line.

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Port Vale score their fourth goal past Trevor Carson.

Liam Kennedy’s match analysis: Port Vale 4 Hartlepool United 0

Discipline. This is something that courses through the veins of any successful football club.

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Jordan Pickford.

Rumour round-up: Spurs in for Sunderland star, Newcastle coach set to depart, West Ham talks with Slavan Bilic

Which Sunderland star is interesting Spurs? Are Newcastle United set to lose Scottish coach Ian Cathro? And could Slaven Bilic be on his way out of West Ham?
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Hartlepool boss demands his players get nasty

Hartlepool United’s players need to get nasty, according to frustrated boss Craig Hignett.

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Toto Nsiala challenges Port Vale keeper Jak Alnwick

Hartlepool boss Craig Hignett faces key questions this week

Spineless, like men against boys, embarrassing - just some of the descriptions of Hartlepool United’s performance at Port Vale in the FA Cup.

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Craig Hignett heads to the stands

Pools boss denies using foul language to official

Hartlepool United boss Craig Hignett has lifted the lid on the incident which saw him sent to the stands for the second time this campaign.

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Craig Hignett is sent to the stands at Port Vale

Hartlepool boss blasts ‘spineless’ players

Craig Hignett has blasted his Hartlepool United players, describing them as “spineless” after their FA Cup exit.

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Toto Nsiala.

Match ratings: How did Hartlepool United's players rate in FA Cup loss?

League One Port Vale looked a class above Hartlepool United in the FA Cup second round.

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Craig Hignett sent to the stands.

Port Vale 4 Hartlepool United 0: Pools crash out of FA Cup

Hartlepool United crashed out of the FA Cup at the second round stage after being outclassed by League One Port Vale.

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Rob Jones.

Hartlepool team news: Defender returns, formation switch for Pools

Hartlepool United defender Rob Jones has been restored to the starting XI for the FA Cup clash with Port Vale.

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Hartlepool United's Billy Paynter

Port Vale close to Hartlepool skipper’s heart, but Billy Paynter won’t let emotion cloud FA Cup goal

Hartlepool United club captain Billy Paynter says first club Port Vale will always have a special place in his heart.

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Trevor Carson.

Trevor Carson: Hartlepool United are either brilliant or rubbish, there is no in between with us

Hartlepool United must find a middle ground, according to Trevor Carson.

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Craig Hignett.

Hartlepool United’s players warned they must shape up or face being shipped out

Hartlepool United boss Craig Hignett has issued his players with a warning - ‘shape up, or you’ll be shipped out’.

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Hartlepool United boss Craig Hignett inspects Trevor Carson's dislocated finger, sustained in last month's win over Cheltenham. Picture by Frank Reid

Hartlepool’s Trevor Carson reveals heartache over international cap dream that turned to nightmare

Hartlepool United keeper Trevor Carson has revealed it was his decision to end his own hopes of a Northern Ireland debut.

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Trevor Carson.

Fear of losing his place drives Hartlepool keeper through the pain barrier

Trevor Carson has revealed he is forcing himself to play through the pain barrier for Hartlepool United.

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Liam Donnelly

Hartlepool defender touch and go for FA Cup clash

Hartlepool United defender Liam Donnelly is rated as touch and go for Sunday’s FA Cup visit to Port Vale.

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Hartlepool United manager Craig Hignett watches his side beat Cheltenham 2-0 last week. Picture by Frank Reid

FA Cup cash could boost Hartlepool’s January transfer plans - Craig Hignett

The financial rewards from FA Cup progression could aid Craig Hignett’s attempts to strengthen his Hartlepool United squad in the January transfer window.

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Packing out the Stadium of Light in blue and white.

The magic of the FA Cup - and a cracker of an atmosphere

Nine thousand Hartlepool fans sang themselves hoarse on the day they followed their team to the Stadium of Light.

Ronnie Moore: Departed Eastleigh

Ronnie Moore Rotherham United odds tumble after shock Eastleigh exit

Hartlepool United saviour Ronnie Moore has left Eastleigh after only three months in charge of the National League club.

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