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Flashback: Pools 6 Manchester United 0

24 August 2018

It’s thirty years to the day since Pools hammered Manchester United in a pre-season friendly at The Vic – and now you can watch all six goals.

On a memorable evening in Hartlepool, birthday boy John Tinkler opened the scoring early on before Andy Toman added a second goal on the half-hour mark.

Popular front man Kevin Dixon then helped himself to a hat-trick which came in a twenty-minute spell either side of half-time before Simon Grayson hit the net on 71 minutes to make it 6-0.

There’s little doubt that Sir Alex Ferguson’s hairdryer made an appearance in the changing rooms after the result on Wednesday 24th August 1988.

Watch all the goals above in our free video clip.


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