Hartlepool United were beaten at home by Port Vale on Good Friday. (Credit: Will Matthews | MI News)

Hartlepool United player ratings in Port Vale defeat as Rotherham United defender and Huddersfield Town goalkeeper make first home starts and former Carlisle United, Walsall and Bradford City defender shines

Hartlepool United slipped to a narrow defeat against Port Vale at the Suit Direct Stadium.

By Joe Ramage
Friday, 15th April 2022, 7:41 pm

Pools were the better of the two teams for the opening 45 minutes before the visitors upped things after the break and took the lead midway through the second half.

Jake Taylor’s excellent cross found Connor Hall at the back post who powered a header beyond Huddersfield Town loanee Nicholas Bilokapic with Pools unable to respond in the closing stages.

And here is how Pools were rated in their Good Friday defeat.

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