MANAGER John Hughes was “desperate” to bring him to Hartlepool United.
But young midfielder Matty Dolan will not be coming to Victoria Park.
Instead, the Hartlepool-born Middlesbrough teenager has joined Pools’ fellow League One side Yeovil on a month’s loan deal.
“I want to bring somewhere here who the Hartlepool fans can identify with,” Hughes had told SportMail this week. “He’s a right good footballer.”
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