Billy Paynter named Hartlepool United captain

Billy Paynter in action for Hartlepool United against Chesterfield. Picture by FRANK REID
Billy Paynter in action for Hartlepool United against Chesterfield. Picture by FRANK REID

Hartlepool United boss Ronnie Moore has confirmed that Billy Paynter will be captain for the 2015/16 season.

Paynter was only signed from Carlisle on June 27 this year, but has a wealth of experience.

Hartlepool open the new season with a home game against Morecambe on Saturday.