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Hartlepool's National League rivals Gateshead face uncertain future as takeover falls through

Gateshead are facing an uncertain future after their potential overseas takeover collapsed.
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Hartlepool took on Sunderland last summer.

Hartlepool hopeful of Sunderland and Newcastle money-spinning games after Boro boost

Hartlepool United will take on local rivals Middlesbrough in a pre-season friendly – and would still like another big-name clash.

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Can you remember Pools' season?

QUIZ: How well do you remember Hartlepool United's 2017/18 season?

In many ways it was a season to forget for Hartlepool fans - but how much do you remember from the 2017/18 campaign?

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Ged McNamee, Matthew Bates and Ross Turnbull sign up at Hartlepool United watched by Raj Singh and Craig Hignett

Matthew Bates thrilled as Hartlepool United confirm ex-Boro captain as new manager

Matthew Bates cannot wait to get started after being confirmed as Hartlepool United’s new permanent manager.

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Matthew Bates.

Bates right man for Pools – Donnelly

Defender Liam Donnelly believes Matthew Bates is the right man to lead National League club Hartlepool United.

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Raj Singh

Raj Singh takeover gets green light – as new chairman targets Football League return as quickly as possible

Raj Singh’s takeover of Hartlepool United has been formally completed.

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Former Sunderland defender Louis Laing celebrates bagging Pools' winner last night. Picture by Frank Reid

Caretaker boss Matthew Bates proud as Hartlepool United clinch safety

Matthew Bates is proud his players managed to secure Hartlepool United’s National League future last night, but he said that it is nothing to celebrate.

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Ex-Sunderland defender Louis Laing heads home Pools' winner against Leyton Orient last night. Picture by Frank Reid

Matthew Bates wants decision on his future at Hartlepool United

Hartlepool United caretaker boss Matthew Bates is keen to for his future to be decided, having secured National League football for Pools next season.

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Josh Hawkes shoots at goal from range in last week's home defeat to Guiseley.

Bates: Too early for Hawkes to go

Matthew Bates has no doubts that talented Josh Hawkes will leave Hartlepool United – but the caretaker thinks a summer move would be too soon for the teenager.

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Blair Adams

The Sunderland link which has helped Blair Adams find best form for Hartlepool

Hartlepool United are starting to see the ‘real’ Blair Adams – thanks to his old Sunderland youth coach

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Pools' Michael Woods celebrates his opening goal at Maidstone yesterday.

Hartlepool United boss sets his players TWO targets before end of National League season

Matthew Bates has set his Hartlepool United players TWO specific targets before the close of the National League season.

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Pools' Carl Magnay celebrates going 2-0 up in yesterday's win at Maidstone. Picture by Howard Roe/AHPIX.com

Maidstone 1 Hartlepool Utd 2: Caretaker boss out to win every game until the end of the season now

Matthew Bates believes his Hartlepool United players can not only cement their place in the National League, but also win every game remaining this campaign.

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Michael Woods hits Pools' winner against Bromley. Picture by Frank Reid

Bates still in the dark over future as Pools pick up precious victory

Hartlepool United boosted their National League survival bid with a priceless 2-1 win over Bromley last night.

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Hartlepool United's Lewis Hawkins in action against Gateshead.

Hartlepool United pair touch and go for Bromley clash

Matthew Bates is hopeful injuries picked up by TWO key Hartlepool United men will not turn out to be serious.

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Motherwell's former Sunderland and Hartlepool United  keeper, Trevor Carson, gathers a high ball against Celtic.

Ex-Sunderland and Pools man Trevor Carson on missing life-changing Celtic move, sacrifices and painting his own mural

Trevor Carson cast aside holiday plans and shopping catalogues when a Celtic move failed to materialise.

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Craig Hignett with Raj Singh at Pools' game at AFC Fylde last weekend.

Hartlepool United takeover in danger of falling through

Raj Singh’s takeover of Hartlepool United has hit a snag and is on the verge of falling through.

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Michael Ledger in action for Hartlepool United.

Ex-Sunderland and Hartlepool defender reacts to Norway move

Michael Ledger has spoken of his delight at signing a two-year deal with Notodden FK and wished Sunderland and Hartlepool United well.
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