Hartlepool United manager Matthew Bates.

Liam Kennedy's player ratings: How Liam Noble fared on Hartlepool United comeback against AFC Fylde

Hartlepool United dropped into the bottom half of the National League after a 2-1 home defeat by AFC Fylde.

Liam Noble's late penalty wasn't enough to rescue a point for Pools - but did anyone stand out for Matthew Bates' side? Our Hartlepool United writer Liam Kennedy has dished out his player ratings - scroll down to see who shone and who struggled.

Man of the match. Made three or four top class saves... 8

1. Scott Loach

Man of the match. Made three or four top class saves... 8
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Not his best day but he's a young lad, still learning the trade... 5

2. Kenton Richardson

Not his best day but he's a young lad, still learning the trade... 5
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His lack of pace was, for the first time, exploited by a clever Fylde frontline... 5

3. Myles Anderson

His lack of pace was, for the first time, exploited by a clever Fylde frontline... 5
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Committed and full of passion. Probably the best of the four... 6

4. Carl Magnay

Committed and full of passion. Probably the best of the four... 6
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