Bates: Great End To The Season28 April 2018
Matthew Bates cut a happy figure after seeing his side put in an impressive performance at Tranmere Rovers this afternoon.
I Can't Fault The Effort - Bates21 April 2018
Matthew Bates admitted he was satisfied with a point and again praised the determination of his players following the 1-1 draw with Torquay United at Victoria Park.
I Feel Pride And Relief - Bates17 April 2018
Matthew Bates paid tribute to the character of his players after a hard-fought 1-0 win over Leyton Orient at Victoria Park secured their National League status.
Bates Happy With 'Grafting' Performance14 April 2018
Matthew Bates praised his side’s efforts after seeing them pick up a well-earned point at Sutton United this afternoon.
It Wasn't Good Enough - Bates7 April 2018
Matthew Bates accepted that Pools got what they deserved at Solihull Moors snatched all three points with a late goal in Saturday’s game at Victoria Park.
It Was A Sucker-Punch - Bates2 April 2018
Matthew Bates said he felt like the efforts his players have put in over recent games caught up with them on Easter Monday as they fell to defeat against Guiseley at Victoria Park.
We Showed Grit & Determination - Bates30 March 2018
Matthew Bates saw his side make it three wins in succession with a 2-1 victory at Maidstone United this afternoon.
Players Gave Everything Again - Bates27 March 2018
Matthew Bates insisted Pools were full value for their three points on Tuesday night as they stretched their unbeaten run to four games with victory over Bromley.
Bates: We'll Enjoy This Win21 March 2018
When asked what he was feeling after seeing his Pools side beat Barrow 2-1 this evening, Matthew Bates was quick to respond,
Bates Delighted As "Mad Finish" Earns Point17 March 2018
Matthew Bates insisted that the “spirit and fight” his side showed earned them a share of the spoils in dramatic fashion at AFC Fylde on Saturday.
We Earned That Point - Bates10 March 2018
Matthew Bates paid tribute to the determination of his players after Pools fought for a point despite being down to ten men against in-form Boreham Wood on Saturday.