Hartlepool United are delighted to announce that we have
reached agreement with Dave Challinor to join the Club as our new First Team
Following an exhaustive process, we identified Dave as an
individual who will bring the necessary experience of the National League as
well as a work ethic, track record and proven leadership, which we believe areessential ingredients as we seek to mount a serious challenge for promotion.
Part of Dave's remit will be to help develop the career of
Antony Sweeney. He and Ian McGuckin have been simply outstanding in their work
and commitment over the last few weeks and have improved things immeasurably.
They will be an integral part of the structure of the Football Department underDave.
Dave will join the Club once contractual issues have finally
been resolved at his previous club. In the meantime, he will attend thisevening's game and will meet with Antony Sweeney on Wednesday.
We would like to take this opportunity to welcome Dave to
Hartlepool, as well as asking fans to join us this evening in showing theirappreciation to Antony and Ian who have both been simply magnificent.