Liam Kennedy’s player ratings: Hartlepool United’s Liam Noble ‘back to his best’ in FA Cup draw at Gillingham

Hartlepool United's Liam Noble in action.
Hartlepool United's Liam Noble in action.

Hartlepool United produced a much-improved performance to earn an FA Cup replay with League One side Gillingham.

Following last weekend’s chastening defeat at Bromley, Matthew Bates side delivered an excellent response to claim a goalless draw at the Priestfield Stadium.

The result means that Pools will be in the hat for Monday’s second round draw, but who really stood out for Matthew Bates’ men?

Our Hartlepool writer Liam Kennedy has delivered his verdict -click the link above to flick through our gallery and see how each player performed.