'Don’t think we’ve ever had a worse run of draws' - Hartlepool United fans react to potential Oxford trip in FA Cup third round

Hartlepool United will face a trip to Oxford if they can beat Exeter City in the FA Cup – and fans have been left underwhelmed.

Tuesday, 3rd December 2019, 1:39 pm
Hartlepool United's Nicke Kabamba runs away to celebrate after scoring their second and equalising goal during the FA Cup match with Exeter City.

Hartlepool came from two goals down to earn a draw at Exeter of League Two on Sunday and now face a second-round replay at Victoria Park on Tuesday, December 10.

The winners will face a high-flying Oxford side who are sixth in League One.

Here’s the best of the Pools fan reaction:

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LdurhamMbw tweeted: “Rubbish draw, a nothing draw for pools, hard game, no big name, no money, rubbish”

Danthom03 Dan tweeted: “Don’t think we’ve ever had a worse run of draws. Oxford away was most likely the worst most uninteresting team we could have possibly drawn. They will probably be thinking the same about us. But at least they’re home.”

ClydebankPoolie tweeted: “How disappointing.”

Richard McCann tweeted: “Feel for you guys.... not a great draw.”

Christopher Forsyth added: “I'm not happy with the result, I want it done again.”

Richard Sligo tweeted: “That's probably as bad a draw as we could possibly have had.”

MBWLdurham added: “Totally agree it is the sort of draw no one wants.”

And Joe added: “Awful awful awful draw.”

Third round fixtures are scheduled to take place across the first weekend of 2020 from Friday, January 3 to Monday January 6.

Last season Pools were knocked out of the competition by League One side Gillingham in a first-round replay.