Story of the day: Hartlepool United 0-1 Harrogate Town – Pools start new decade with a deflating defeat

Hartlepool United started 2020 with a typically deflating defeat at home to Harrogate Town.

Wednesday, 1st January 2020, 5:15 pm
Hartlepool United v Harrogate Town live blog

Jon Stead’s second half effort was enough to separate the sides at Victoria Park and condemn Pools to their third defeat in as many weeks against Simon Weaver’s side.

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United tried to find a way back into the game but ultimately came up short as they dropped to 16th in the National League table, seven points off the play-offs and six off the relegation zone.

Refresh the page and scroll through our live blog to see the action as it unfolded at Victoria Park on New Year’s Day...