Fishermen sink hapless Pool

Fleetwood ground out a gritty 1-0 win at Hartlepool, leaving the hosts winless and goalless this season.

Last Updated: 24/08/13 at 18:43

Jeff Hughes: Struck vital goal

Jeff Hughes: Struck vital goal

More of the games that matter

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

A tap-in from two yards from attacker Jeff Hughes was all that separated the sides at Victoria Park.

A low, raking shot from midfielder Antoni Sarcevic was spilled by Pools goalkeeper Scott Flinders and Hughes was on hand to knock in the loose ball.

The goal came after the brightest of openings from the hosts. Steve Howard met a deep Jack Compton cross and headed at goal, only for the Fleetwood skipper Mark Roberts to hook off the line.

Then Matty Dolan, on loan from Middlesbrough and making his debut, twice fired in shots from long distance before Bradley Walker curled a first-time effort wide of the post.

Lone striker David Ball then turned a low shot into Flinders in a rare visitors attack.

In the second half, it was the visitors who looked more likely to score during a quick spell of pressure.

Ball struck the frame of the goal from an angle before his goalbound volley was deflected wide.

Pools' best chance of a leveller came when Howard's header from a deep Jack Baldwin cross was tipped wide by diving keeper Scott Davies.

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

Saturday, 02 May 2015
15:00
AFC W'don 1-1 Cheltenhm Report
Accrington 2-1 Mansfield Report
Cambridge Utd 2-3 Burton Alb Report
Carlisle 3-3 Hartlepool Report
Exeter 2-1 Dag + Red Report
Luton 2-0 Stevenage  
Morecambe 3-1 Southend Report
Newport 0-1 Oxford Utd Report
Northamptn 2-3 Wycombe Report
Portsmth 1-1 York City Report

Footer 365

Juventus v Real Madrid preview: Andrea Pirlo full of respect for Real

Andrea Pirlo has described Champions League semi-final opponents Real Madrid as the "most important club" in the world.

Jose Mourinho already targeting more success after 'hard-earned' Chelsea title

Jose Mourinho insisted Chelsea were deserved Premier League champions - and then declared himself hungry for more.

Arsene Wenger says Thierry Henry is wrong about Olivier Giroud

Arsene Wenger believes Thierry Henry is wrong to claim Arsenal cannot win the title with Olivier Giroud.

Mail Box

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...

Shouldn't We Give Players Time?

Do we really want to throw out the baby with the bathwater every single summer? We also have a Man United fan who wants massive investment. And more...

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