Hartlepool United Reserves suffer first league defeat at Grimsby Toiwn

Hartlepool United Reserves suffered their first Central League defeat of the season as Grimsby Town ran out 5-0 winners in Tuesday afternoon's game at Blundell Park.

Tuesday, 15th November 2016, 4:08 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 4:14 pm
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The match was only 15 minutes old when the hosts went in front through Bolarinwa.

Town doubled their lead on the stroke of half-time, Rhys Browne converted a penalty after being fouled.

A couple of minutes Shaun Tuton made it 3-0.

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Jake Orrell had a half chance to pull one back for Pools 10 minutes later when he sent a shot on goal but it was well held by the Grimsby keeper Dean Henderson.

And on the 60 minute mark, Tuton doubled his tally for 4-0.

Five minutes later Town completed the scoring through Bolarinwa.

Pools: Dudzinski (Catterick 62), Nearney (Simpson 74), Fielding, Wise (Owen 62), Turnbull, Richardson, Elliott, Walker, Skidmore, Oates, J Orrell.

Subs not used: Wood, L Orrell.