Story of the night: Bradford City 1-3 Hartlepool United – Mark Cullen magic helps Pools secure first away win

Hartlepool United picked up their first away win of the season in style as they beat Bradford City 3-1 at Valley Parade.

Tuesday, 19th October 2021, 10:08 pm

A brace from full league debutant put Pools in control before Paudie O’Connor headed Bradford back into the game going into the closing stages.

What threatened to be a nervy end to the game proved to be anything but as Yann Songo’o turned Reagan Ogle’s cross into his own net to put the result beyond doubt in stoppage time.

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Mark Cullen of Hartlepool United scores during the Sky Bet League 2 match between Bradford City and Hartlepool United at the Coral Windows Stadium, Bradford on Tuesday 19th October 2021. (Credit: Will Matthews | MI News)

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FULL-TIME: Bradford City 1 (O’Connor 72) Hartlepool United 3 (Cullen 1’, 60’, Songo’o OG 90’)

Last updated: Tuesday, 19 October, 2021, 23:01

  • Bradford XI: O’Donnell, Threlkeld (Cousin-Dawson 61), O’Connor, Songo’o, Cooke, Cook, Gillead (Lavery 61), Foulds, Vernam, Watt (Robinson 77), Sutton
  • Bradford subs: Canavan, Kelleher, Evans, Robinson, Cousin-Dawson, Scales, Lavery
  • Bradford bookings: Cooke (69), Sutton (87)
  • Pools XI: Killip; Ferguson, Byrne, Hendrie, Sterry; Shelton, Featherstone, Daly, Holohan (Fondop 85); Molyneux (Ogle 89), Cullen (Grey 70)
  • Pools subs: Odusina, Mitchell, Jones, Grey, Ogle, Crawford, Fondop
  • Pools bookings: none
  • Referee: Tom Nield

Tonight’s live coverage has concluded

Head over to https://www.hartlepoolmail.co.uk/sport/football/hartlepool-united for all of the fallout and reaction from the match.

Mark Cullen delivers for Pools

Dave Challinor on tonight’s performance

The fans have something to cheer tonight!

Full-time verdict from Dominic scurr

FULL-TIME: Bradford 1-3 Pools

GOAAALLLLLLLLL!!!! YANN SONGO’O PUTS THE BALL INTO HIS OWN NET!

89: Reagan Ogle comes on for Luke Molyneux

87: Molyneux down following a challenge by Levi Sutton

The Bradford man is shown a yellow card.

85: Mike Fondop replaces Gavan Holohan

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