Hartlepool United's summer transfer business review: All 11 signings assessed

It’s been a busy and hectic summer at Hartlepool United.

Tuesday, 31st August 2021, 12:30 pm
Updated Tuesday, 31st August 2021, 12:39 pm

Following the club’s promotion to League Two, Dave Challinor was able to tie down the majority of his promotion winning squad that he wanted to keep.

Rhys Oates, Luke Armstrong and Ryan Johnson leaving have particularly been viewed as big misses but so far the side seem to be managing rather well.

Three wins from their opening four matches sees Pools sitting fifth in the League Two table with a game in hand on three of the four teams above them.

The club has been bolstered by some experienced additions and shrewd loan signings.

Pools head into September with a large squad of players which Dave Challinor will hope sees his side through until the start of the January transfer window.

Although the window is about to close, Pools will still be able to sign free agents.

Here's an assessment of Pools’ summer transfer window signings…

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Three wins from their opening four matches sees Pools sitting fifth in the League Two table with a game in hand on three of the four teams above them.

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