Hartlepool United defender Carl Magnay leaves club

Hartlepool United have finally confirmed that defender Carl Magnay will not be returning to the club following the expiry of his contract.

Monday, 8th July 2019, 2:07 pm
Updated Monday, 8th July 2019, 3:16 pm
Hartlepool United's Carl Magnay celebrates after scoring their first goal during the FA Cup 1st round replay between Hartlepool United and Gillingham at Victoria Park.

Magnay scored five goals in 120 appearances in a four year spell at the Super 6 Stadium.

The former Pools captain is now free to find a new club with National League North side Spennymoor Town said to be his next destination.

“Carl has been a brilliant servant to the Club,” United manager Craig Hignett told the club website.

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“He’s a good lad who always gave his all and never shirked anything – and he’s had to put up with his fair share of setbacks over the years.

“I am sorry to see him go but he’s been a pleasure to work with so we wish him well in whatever he does next and he knows he will always be welcome back at the Football Club.”