Story of the day: Harrogate Town 4-1 Hartlepool United – another horror show at the CNG Stadium for Pools as they suffer heaviest defeat of the season

Hartlepool United suffered their heaviest defeat of the season at Harrogate Town on Boxing Day after another second half collapse.

Thursday, 26th December 2019, 5:18 pm
Harrogate Town's Jack Diamond shoots at goal during the Vanarama National League match between Harrogate Town and Hartlepool United at Wetherby Road, Harrogate on Thursday 26th December 2019. (Credit: Mark Fletcher | MI News)

After a goalless first half, Harrogate came out firing in the second as goals from Lloyd Kerry, Josh Falkingham and a Jack Muldoon brace proved to be the big difference between the sides.

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Substitute Nicke Kabamba reduced the deficit late on for Pools but it wasn’t enough to stop them falling to a heavy defeat in North Yorkshire. Next up for Dave Challinor’s side is league leaders Barrow at Victoria Park on Saturday.

Refresh the page and scroll down to see how things unfolded at the CNG Stadium on Saturday afternoon.