Hartlepool Utd 0 Bournemouth 0: Pools’ point secures top 10 spot

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Hartlepool United extended their unbeaten run to five matches following a dour stalemate with Bournemouth, writes Craig Hope.

The point takes Neale Cooper’s men back up to 10th in League One ahead of Tuesday’s trip to Preston North End.

But this was an afternoon low on temperature and entertainment as both sides struggled to fashion any real clear-cut openings.

* Full report in tonight’s Football Echo