Hartlepool United’s James Pool desperate to start game against MK Dons

James Poole would love to make Mick Wadsworth's lineup against MK Dons.
James Poole would love to make Mick Wadsworth's lineup against MK Dons.

SUMMER sensation James Poole has sent a message to manager Mick Wadsworth, declaring: “I’m desperate to start our first game”.

The 21-year-old took his pre-season tally to four following last night’s late strike during the 3-0 win at Harrogate Town.

His appearance, however, was only that of a second-half substitute with Wadsworth naming what looked like his preferred first-choice XI.

But Poole is determined to change his manager’s thinking between now and next Saturday’s League One opener at MK Dons.

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