WATCH: Fantastic scenes as Ronnie Moore and Hartlepool players celebrate Great Escape with fans

HARTLEPOOL United fans had to pinch themselves as their side beat the odds to achieve the Great Escape.

The 2-1 win over Exeter City at Victoria Park, coupled with defeats for Tranmere Rovers and Cheltenham Town, saw Pools safe with a game to go.

Hartlepool United manager Ronnie Moore celebrating in front of the Pools fans after the 2-1 win over Exeter City which saw Pools retain their Football League status. Picture by FRANK REID

Hartlepool United manager Ronnie Moore celebrating in front of the Pools fans after the 2-1 win over Exeter City which saw Pools retain their Football League status. Picture by FRANK REID

It sparked emotional scenes at The Vic.

You can re-live the drama of the final whistle here as the Pools camp celebrate with their delighted supporters.