Story of the Day: Hartlepool United 1-0 Dagenham & Redbridge – late Mark Kitching strike gives Poolies an early Christmas present

Hartlepool United got an early Christmas present in the form of a 1-0 win over Dagenham & Redbridge at Victoria Park.

Saturday, 21st December 2019, 5:11 pm
Mark Kitching during the Vanarama National League match between Hartlepool United and Dagenham & Redbridge at Victoria Park, Hartlepool on Sunday 22nd December 2019. (Credit: Mark Fletcher | MI News)

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.

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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.

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