Hartlepool United's first ever National League XI - where are they now?
Hartlepool United would have kicked off their fourth season in the National League this afternoon under normal circumstances – but what happened to the club’s first ever non-league XI?
On August 3, 2017, Craig Harrison’s side welcomed Dover Athletic to Victoria Park in their 2017-18 National League season opener.
A 29th minute strike from Dover’s Jamie Allen proved to be the difference as Pools fell to a 1-0 defeat in their first game in the fifth tier.
Scroll down and click through the pages to look at the Pools side that featured in that game and find out where they are now...