Story of the night: Stockport County 2-1 Hartlepool United - lack of consistency continues for Pools live on BT Sport

Hartlepool United’s inconsistency in the National League continued as they were beaten 2-1 by Stockport County at Edgeley Park.

Wednesday, 9th October 2019, 10:25 pm
Hartlepool United manager Craig Hignett the Vanarama National League match between Hartlepool United and Stockport County at Victoria Park, Hartlepool on Wednesday 9th October 2019. (Credit: Mark Fletcher | MI News)

After an impressive finale against Yeovil Town on Saturday, things couldn’t have got off to a worse start for Pools as Ash Palmer stroked in the opening goal for Stockport with less than five minutes on the clock.

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Tom Walker capitalised on some poor defending on his debut to make it 2-0 after 22-minutes. Substitute Nicke Kabamba pulled a goal back in the 86th-minute but it was too little too late from Craig Hignett’s side.

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