Romoney Crichlow-Noble has joined Pools on a season-long loan deal from Championship outfit Huddersfield Town.
The 20-year-old defender has spent time training with Pools in pre-season and played in the left-back role in friendlies against York City, Sheffield United Under-23s and Macclesfield Town.
Although most comfortable at full-back, the versatile and athletic Crichlow-Noble can also operate in the centre of defence when called upon.
The Luton-born youngster has been with The Terriers since he was an Under-18 after impressing the hierarchy during a trial and has since progressed through to their Under-23s squad.
He gained some senior experience with Bradford (Park Avenue) during 2018/19, spending the second half of the campaign on loan with the National League North outfit.
Now Crichlow-Noble will be aiming to prove himself at the next level after joining Pools and becoming boss Craig Hignett’s eighth signing of the summer.
The 6ft defender has been handed squad number 22.