Story of the day: Hartlepool United 3-1 Chesterfield – Pools start bank holiday weekend with a bang to go 16 unbeaten

Hartlepool United made it 16 games unbeaten in the National League with a 3-1 victory over Chesterfield at Victoria Park.

Saturday, 1st May 2021, 8:08 pm

Goals from Rhys Oates, a Josef Yarney own goal and another from Luke Armstrong in the first half were enough to seal the three points for Pools despite former defender Fraser Kerr pulling a goal back for Chesterfield in the second half.

The win keeps Pools third in the table going into the bank holiday Monday match at Bromley (3pm kick-off).

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Luke Armstrong of Hartlepool United celebrates after putting his team 3-0 up during the Vanarama National League match between Hartlepool United and Chesterfield at Victoria Park, Hartlepool on Saturday 1st May 2021. (Credit: Chris Booth | MI News)

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FULL-TIME: Hartlepool United 3 (Oates 4, Yarney og 39, Armstong 43) Chesterfield 1 (Kerr 62)

Last updated: Saturday, 01 May, 2021, 20:16

  • Pools XI: Ravas; Ferguson, Odusina, Liddle, Cass, Sterry; Featherstone, Shelton, Holohan; Oates, Armstrong
  • Pools subs: Donaldson, Francis-Angol, White, Elliott, Saunders
  • Pools bookings:
  • Chesterfield XI: G.Smith; Carline, Yarney, Kerr, Maguire, Weston, Taylor, Clarke, Tyson, Rowe, Oyeleke
  • Chesterfield subs: Rowley, Mandeville, Whelan, M.Smith, Mitchell
  • Chesterfield bookings:
  • Referee: Darren Williams
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