Watch the footage that saw Hartlepool United's FA Cup first round match at Yeovil Town get called off by the referee

Hartlepool United’s FA Cup first round match against Yeovil Town has been called off due to a waterlogged pitch.

Saturday, 9th November 2019, 2:12 pm
Updated Saturday, 9th November 2019, 2:12 pm
The match has been postponed following issues with standing water in the penalty area.
The match has been postponed following issues with standing water in the penalty area.

The sun was shining at Huish Park but heavy rain on Saturday morning had saturated the pitch which was for the most part playable.

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However, the referee had an issue with standing water inside the penalty area and around the goal line.

Watch the footage of the referee inspecting the pitch just moments before deciding to call the game off 95 minutes before kick-off.