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Fans React To Pools' Relegation

17 April 2013

We bring you some comments from supporters and former players in the wake of our relegation to League Two on Tuesday night.

Relegation to League Two on Tuesday evening prompted plenty of debate on social media forums as fans took to the Internet to express their opinions on the news. 

Here are a selection of the comments sent to the Club's Twitter account (@official_hufc) which arrived from supporters and former players. 

"Relegated to League 2 tonight but it's not like we haven't been relegated and bounced back a better team before." 
Dan Nicholson 

"Hold your heads high and work even harder next year. We saw what the club is capable of and let's not lose sight of that."
William Gallahue 

"One word… devastated!" 
Ed The Escapee 

"We need to bounce back from relegation and start 2013/14 really strongly. I have faith we can do it!" 
Jamie Taylor 

"A football club is for life not just for Christmas! #wewillbeback #neversaydie" 
Lord Smythe 

"Devastated is an understatement, just haven't had the luck, we will come back up next year. #yogibearsblueandwhitearmy #PTID" 

"I really think the never say die spirit we've shown for years, the thing that always made Pools hard to beat, wasn't there this season." 
Ian Brook 

"Ah well, another League Two promotion campaign for Pools next season. It was fun while it lasted." 
Damian Spellman 

"Gutted that Pools have been relegated! I will still be at the Vic next season though! Let's make sure we go up as champions this time." 
Darren Rix 

"It's been a terrible season. Players all gutted now but at least they're getting paid… we had to pay to watch it!!" 
Dan Woodgate 

"Gutted that Pools were relegated tonight. With determination, team spirit and support from the town, club will emerge even stronger." 
Iain Wright 

"Let's take our frustration out on Brentford this weekend and show the world via Sky Sports we're better than League Two." 
Kieran Gill 

"Gutted. Just haven't had the luck this season. Let's be loud and proud on TV on Saturday and bounce back next year!!" 
Will Pare 

"I'm gutted but I will always be a Poolie!" 
Jordan Wright 

"Feel sorry for Pools. Sure you'll be back next year. Never say die!" 
Fabian Yantorno 

"Gutted to see Pools go down tonight, some top people/players/friends down there. I'm sure they'll come back stronger for it." 
Gary Liddle

"Gutted about Hartlepool going down, enjoyed every minute of being there and I know they will bounce straight back up." 
Charlie Wyke 

"Gutted for my hometown club being relegated tonight. Hopefully will go straight back up next season and be a stronger club for it." 
Steve Fletcher

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