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Pools sign Mark Cullen

1 August 2021

HartlepoolUnited are delighted to announce the signing of Mark Cullen.

The forwardjoins us after recently leaving Port Vale.

Cullen played for both Newcastle United and HullCity during his youth career, making his senior debut for the Tigers in 2010.

The 29-year-old forward had several loan spells

during his time at Hull including a one-month loan at Bradford, two spells at

Bury and a spell at Stockport County before leaving the Tigers in 2013.

In May 2013, Cullen signed for Luton Town being part of a side that got promoted from the National League into League Two in 2014.

Cullen then moved to Blackpool in 2015, helping

the Seasiders gain promotion from League Two in 2017, via the

play-offs.

A loan spell at Carlisle followed in January 2019 beforeCullen signed for the Valiants in June 2019.

Dave Challinor spoke about his new signing:

Cullen is an experienced forward, a finisher, if you get him in the right areas he will be a great asset to the team.

He is one we have obviously looked at for a while, featuring in pre-season. Cullen is currently still recovering from the injury he sustained against Spennymoor and hopefully, we have a clear indication of how long that will be for him in the next coming days.

Cullen spoke about his new club:

I know the Pools fans are passionate, I know they get right behind the team so it is an exciting move for me and I can't wait to get properly started.

I have obviously been around the squad for a good few weeks now. They are a great set of lads and everyone is eager and hungry for the new season.


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