Hartlepool United management team survey the Salford City pitch

Hartlepool United management team of Ronnie Moore and Sam Collins survey the Salford City pitch before tonight’s FA cup tie.

Hartlepool will have no misty-eyed memories of playing in front of the BBC cameras – as last year they were dumped out by Salford’s fellow minnows Blyth Spartans.

Ronnie Moore.

Ronnie Moore.