Liam Kennedy's player ratings: Mixed marks for Hartlepool United players after FA Trophy defeat to Telford

Hartlepool United are out of the FA Trophy - but did anyone stand out during the 2-1 defeat to National League North side AFC Telford?

Sunday, 13th January 2019, 8:25 am
Updated Sunday, 13th January 2019, 8:29 am
Hartlepool v Telford

Our Pools writer Liam Kennedy has dished out his player ratings following the game at the Super 6 Stadium - scroll down and flick through our gallery to see who shone and who struggled for the hosts.

Seem to say this week-in, week-out but could not be blamed for the goals... 6
Hauled off at half time, not at all sure he was injured... 5

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Could well be his last game of his loan spell. Struggled in his farewell, if so... 5
Had a shocker in the first half but the one thing about the defender is he never goes hiding... 5
A difficult debut but could not be blamed for the goals... 5
Played in a more central role. Went close with one free-kick in the first period... 5
Little to no impact either defensively or going the other way... 4
Looked less than pleased when he was hauled off. Not his worst day, either... 6
Played as a left forward. An experiment that did not really work all that well...5
Worked his socks off. Hit the bar with one rasping effort. All to no avail... 7
A big chance to shine but he failed to grasp it. While he is a clever player with a decent touch, he lacks the ability to hold it up in a central role... 4
(For Kenton Richardson 46) - Caught out over the top at will. Lack of pace was there for all to see. Scored, though... 4
(Forr Mark Kitching 46) - Not a half of football where he influenced... 5
(For McLaughlin 57) - Added an energy and athleticism sadly lacking on the day... 5