Hartlepool United player ratings from crucial 1-0 win against stubborn a Dagenham & Redbridge side – how did returning defender Gary Liddle fare?
Hartlepool United got an early Christmas present in the form of a 1-0 win over Dagenham & Redbridge at Victoria Park.
A dominant display from Pools took until 77-minutes for the deadlock to be broken as substitute Tyler Hamilton slid in Mark Kitching to give the hosts the lead with his first goal of the season.
Gary Liddle and Mark Shelton both made their debuts for Pools after joining on loan earlier in he month. Liddle was named Man of the Match on his return as Hartlepool kept a second consecutive clean sheet at Victoria Park going into Christmas.
Scroll down and click through the pages to see our Pools player ratings from the win...