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Liam Kennedy’s player ratings: Muir thrives and Loach ‘top class’ as Hartlepool drop home points

Niko Muir comes in for high praise in our player ratings
Niko Muir comes in for high praise in our player ratings

Hartlepool United were forced to settle for a point from the visit of Aldershot Town - but how did their players fare?

Niko Muir’s first half strike wasn’t enough for Pools, who were pegged back in the second period as they once again dropped points on home soil.

But the stalemate did extend a remarkable run of just one defeat in 11 outings for Matthew Bates’ men, who remain in the top half of the National League.

But who stood out for Pools in the draw with the Shots?

Our Hartlepool United reporter, Liam Kennedy, has delivered his verdict - and has praised several players for some solid displays.

Click the link above and scroll through our gallery to see who shone - and struggled - for Pools.