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Sunderland's Victor Anichebe left red-faced after Twitter blunder

Sunderland striker Victor Anichebe was the laughing stock of the social media world today when he made a big blunder on Twitter.

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Craig Hignett.

Boss Craig Hignett blasts Hartlepool United's defensive display

Craig Hignett has described Hartlepool's defensive display in today's loss to lowly Leyton Orient as one the worst he has ever seen.

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Craig Hignett.

Player ratings: How did Hartlepool United's players rate in Leyton Orient loss?

Pools let yet another lead, and more points, slip on home soil against League Two strugglers Leyton Orient.

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Steven Pienaar in action for Sunderland.

West Ham United 1 Sunderland 0: Cats make worst start to Premier League season by any club this century

Sunderland have made the worst start to a Premier League season by any club this century after going down 1-0 to West Ham United at the London Stadium.

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Craig Hignett.

Hartlepool 1 Leyton Orient 3: Second-half collapse costs Pools dear

A second-half defesnsive capitulation saw Hartlepool United throw away another lead and drop yet more points on home soil against League Two strugglers Leyton Orient.

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Nicky Featherstone.

Hartlepool United team news: Nicky Featherstone returns

Hartlepool United midfielder Nicky Featherstone returns to the starting XI for this afternoon's clash with Leyton Orient.

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10 players that have played for both Sunderland and West Ham United

10 players that have played for both Sunderland and West Ham United

We take a look back at 10 players who have played for both Sunderland and West Ham United over the years.

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Rafa Benitez

Rafa Benitez ‘proud’ to be likened to Sir Bobby Robson at Newcastle United

Rafa Benitez says he’s “proud” to be talked of in the same breath as Sir Bobby Robson by Newcastle United fans.

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Hartlepool Uniteds Toto Nsiala in action against Carlisle

Hartlepool United boss Craig Hignett defends Toto Nsiala after indifferent display at Carlisle

Hartlepool United boss Craig Hignett has leaped to the defence of under-fire defender Toto Nsiala.

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Sunderland boss David Moyes

Boss David Moyes calls on Sunderland squad to thrive under the pressure

David Moyes wants Sunderland’s winless start to the Premier League season to be at the forefront of his players’ minds – not for them to shy away from it.

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Newcastle United's Daryl Murphy.

Former Sunderland striker Daryl Murphy must bide his time at Newcastle United

Daryl Murphy is closing in on a return at Newcastle United – but he won’t be fit to face Ipswich Town.

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Craig Hignett

Hartlepool United boss Craig Hignett facing up to midfield conundrum

Craig Hignett is has a midfield headache ahead of today’s visit of Leyton Orient.

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Sunderland captain John O'Shea's influence is appreciated by manager David Moyes

Clear-the-air-talks prove the Sunderland squad cares, says boss David Moyes

The decision by the Sunderland squad to hold clear-the-air talks proves they care about the club’s perilous position.

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Nathan Thomas.

Hartlepool United's FA Cup clash switched

Hartlepool United's FA Cup first round game with Stamford has been changed.
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Craig Hignett.

Craig Hignett addresses five burning issues facing Pools

At the start of the week we highlighted five key issues Hartlepool United boss Craig Hignett should address.

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For sale: The mansion in Castle Eden (Photo: Fine & Country)

Disgraced footballer Adam Johnson slashes price of mansion

Footballer Adam Johnson has slashed the cost of his mansion by £150,000 while he carries on serving time behind bars.
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The Sun front page reporting calls for Gary Lineker to be sacked by the BBC.

Gary Lineker Twitter storm poll: Did Match of the Day host cross the line?

Gary Lineker has admitted his comments about child refugees had led him to get "a bit of a spanking" - but is confident his TV presenting job is safe.
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Hartlepool United's Josh Laurent (left) battles against Crawley Town's Andre Blackman. Picture by Frank Reid

Pools’ Josh Laurent aims to be the perfect student for teacher Craig Hignett

Youngster Josh Laurent admits he’s still got a lot to learn at Hartlepool United.

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Liam Donnelly with Pools assistant boss Curtis Fleming

Liam Kennedy: Donnelly defensive switch top of Hignett’s agenda

Liam Donnelly is a victim of his own success.

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Craig Hignett

Hartlepool boss Craig Hignett makes players watch video nasties

Craig Hignett reckons making his players squirm by watching a reel of video nasties could be the remedy to Hartlepool United’s defensive problems.

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