WATCH: Hartlepool United fans celebrate Great Escape on Victoria Park pitch

HARTLEPOOL United fans couldn’t contain their joy when they found out their club was safe from relegation.

Hundreds of fans ran onto the pitch to praise their heroes after Pools beat Exeter City 2-1.

The result was enough to save the club from dropping out of the Football League, despite Hartlepool being cast adrift at the bottom of the table earlier in the season.

Click here to find out how the events unfolded during the dramatic day.