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Matthew Bates

Team news: Matthew Bates makes one change to Hartlepool United starting XI

Hartlepool United
Connor Simpson.

Preston’s Connor Simpson expresses delight at ‘dream come true’ Championship debut - backs Hartlepool United to bounce back from strife

Hartlepool United
Matthew Bates.

Caretaker Matthew Bates on becoming Hartlepool United’s unexpected firefighter and how he’s better equipped to fight relegation second time around

Hartlepool United

Keeper urges Boro not to underestimate Sunderland as Teessiders eye third Wear-Tees win of the season

Sunderland AFC

Martin Dubravka tells the inside story of his 11th-hour move to Newcastle

Newcastle United

Chris Coleman admits Sunderland’s players make the fans nervous at the Stadium of Light

Sunderland AFC
Mimi Spencer and Sam Rice.

Food and drink: ‘Entering mid-life doesn’t mean you can’t still eat well’ say cookbook authors Mimi Spencer and Sam Rice

News
Channel 4's Hunted is looking for applicants.

Channel 4's Hunted is looking for contestants - have you got what it takes?

TV and Film
The Force Awakens director JJ Abrams who has confirmed there is a script for the next Star Wars film.

JJ Abrams confirms Star Wars Episode IX script is finished

TV and Film
Mimi Spencer and Sam Rice.

Food and drink: ‘Entering mid-life doesn’t mean you can’t still eat well’ say cookbook authors Mimi Spencer and Sam Rice

News
Eucalyptus gunnii pruned to encourage new bluish-green round leaves.

Gardening: Get pruning to prepare for summer shows

Lifestyle
Malcolm Moore is foiled as he tries to break through the Bradford defence.

Illness, injury and no wins that year - but try telling all that to a Pools team full of dogged fight

Nostalgia