Hartlepool Crush West Brom: Last 3 Games Summed up

September 1st, 2008 by poolietom

It was in a bad run of form (see beginning of season post), when Pools beat West Brom. Perfect timing, some fans might say. In the end, it seems to have instigated a new found form and confidence.
Hartlepool had been on the receiving end of a snatch and grab act at home against Stockport, the [...]

Pools Face Premier League Opposition-Preview

August 25th, 2008 by poolietom

Hartlepool United will try to ignite some new form by putting on a good performance against West Bromwich Albion in The Carling Cup
Hartlepool’s heavenly start that saw us thrash Colchester and Scunthorpe has gone sour. In typical Hartlepool fashion, we have played out two games (Tranmere and Stockport) and un-deservedly lost both. In the Tranmere game [...]

Hartlepool, Most loved club?

August 18th, 2008 by poolietom

“Does the monkey being mayor have anything to do with our high ranking?” 
Hartlepool, regular whipping boys in the 1900 and 1800 had to apply for re-election the record amount of times but, you loved us for it…
We used to be the worst club involved in the football league. After suffering re-election on so many occasions, [...]

3 games in: My view on how Hartlepool United’s season will pan out.

August 17th, 2008 by poolietom

Can we mount a challenge in the ever competitive League 1 this year?
Contemplating a repeat season of 3 years ago when Neale Cooper took us to 8 minutes away from Championship football is something that may only happen in dreams. Danny Wilson is a fairly respected man in football but has recieved much critiscm since being [...]

Hartlepool fall foul in The Wirrall

August 17th, 2008 by poolietom

Can James Brown keep up his early season form and get Hartlepool back on track?
Hartlepool’s free scoring side abruptly silenced by average Tranmere side.
It’s something football fans are used to. Dominating a game, having more shots, possesion and corners but somehow losing. Hartlepool, a side renowned for slick football, didn’t lose through lack of trying [...]