Hartlepool United face FIVE games in 15 days in National League run in as Leyton Orient date set

Pools fans.
Pools fans.

Hartlepool United will take on Leyton Orient in the penultimate week of the season after a date for the postponed National League clash was set.

The O's will now travel to Victoria Park on Tuesday, April 17, kick-off 7.45pm.

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The rearrangement means Pools face a very busy end to the campaign, which sees them play FIVE games in just 15 before the final week of the campaign.

They also take on fellow relegation-threatened sides Guiseley, Barrow and Solihull Moors in a row, after their trip to Cumbria was also re-set for Tuesday, April 10.

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Orient were due to travel to Pools on Tuesday, March 6, but they instead take on Gateshead at the International Stadium in an FA Trophy last eight replay.