Pools knock out Seagulls in cup

Hartlepool earned a trip to non-league Fleetwood in the second round of the FA Cup after coming from a goal behind to beat Brighton 2-1.

Last Updated: 18/11/08 at 22:42 Post Comment

Liddle: Netted winner

Liddle: Netted winner

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Brighton soaked up early home pressure, keeper Michael Kuipers saving well on his line from Matty Robson and David Foley as Hartlepool pressured for a breakthrough.

And the visitors got their reward after 28 minutes when they took the lead with their only real chance of the first half. Dean Cox's pass opened up the home defence for Nicky Forster to finish from a tight angle on the left of the area after going round his marker.

Hartlepool took over in the second half, and two goals in four minutes put them in command.

After 66 minutes Joel Porter levelled from the spot after being fouled in the area by Colin Hawkins, and then Antony Sweeney pulled a cross back from the right for Gary Liddle to slot a low shot into the bottom corner from the edge of the area.

But Brighton thought they were level again three minutes later when David Livermore crossed from the right and Cox slotted in, but an offside flag ruled it out.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Sunday, 19 April 2015
15:00
A Villa 2-1 Liverpool  
Saturday, 18 April 2015
17:20
Reading 1-2 Arsenal Report
Wednesday, 08 April 2015
19:45
Blackburn 0-1 Liverpool Report
Monday, 16 March 2015
Reading 3-0 Bradford Report
Monday, 09 March 2015
Man Utd 1-2 Arsenal Report
Sunday, 08 March 2015
16:00
Liverpool 0-0 Blackburn Report
Saturday, 07 March 2015
17:30
A Villa 2-0 W Brom Report
12:45
Bradford 0-0 Reading Report
Monday, 16 February 2015
19:45
Preston 1-3 Man Utd  
Sunday, 15 February 2015
16:00
Arsenal 2-0 M'boro Report

Footer 365

Arsene Wenger only wants to bring 'world-class' players to Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has revealed he is only looking to add “top, world-class players” to his Arsenal squad this summer.

Chelsea are the example to other clubs, says Gary Neville

Other Premier League clubs should take Chelsea's lead if they are to be more successful, says Gary Neville.

Burnley appeal Michael Duff red card against West Ham

Burnley have appealed against Michael Duff’s red card following his sending off against West Ham.

Mail Box

Arsenal Need Three. These Three...

One mailboxer has the realistic answers to Arsenal's summer transfer needs. We also have plenty more on Newcastle fans, handballs, Chelsea selling and Johnny...

Blaming Van Gaal For United Slump...

Wayne Rooney in midfield, the same balls aimed at Marouane Fellaini...Louis van Gaal has to find a solution. And a Burnley fan embraces relegation...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company