Raj Singh and former Middlesbrough and Manchester United defender Gary Pallister watch 2-0 win over Barnet as search for next Hartlepool United manager continues

The Hartlepool United directors’ box was busy for Saturday’s National League win over Barnet though no managerial candidates were visibly present.

Monday, 28th October 2019, 8:44 am
Updated Monday, 28th October 2019, 11:27 am
Raj Singh and Gary Pallister during the Vanarama National League match between Hartlepool United and Barnet at Victoria Park, Hartlepool on Saturday 26th October 2019. (Credit: Mark Fletcher | MI News ) Photograph may only be used for newspaper and/or magazine editorial purposes, license required for commercial use

There was some speculation over who was sat next to chairman Raj Singh at Victoria Park on Saturday after Pools conducted interviews with potential managerial candidates through the week.

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But it was quickly confirmed that it was former Middlesbrough defender and Vic regular Gary Pallister sat in the directors’ box.

The former England international had previously worked alongside Singh at Darlington.