We reflect on Sunday's pre-season friendly against Middlesbrough with this bumper gallery of photos.
Pools were back in pre-season action as they welcomed Jonathan Woodgate's Middlesbrough as preparations for the new campaign went up a notch on Sunday.
The Championship outfit showed a greater ruthlessness in front of goal to run out 4-0 winners on the day but it still proved a good exercise for Pools.
Our Club Photographer Mark Fletcher (Shutter Press) was on the sidelines to capture the best of the game and now you can enjoy this selection of his snaps.
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