Pools start pre-season with a win!

Hartlepool United ran out 9-1 winners during their first pre-season game against Runcorn Linnets.

Pools started the first half with the following XI:

Killip, Sterry, Ogle, Liddle, Trialist, Ferguson, Featherstone, Shelton, Holohan, Trialist, Trialist

Despite an early opener from the hosts, goals from Holohan and two trialists saw Pools lead 3-1 at the break.

The second half team:

Trialist, MacDonald, Byrne, Trialist, Odusina, Trialist, Smith, Crawford, Trialist, Trialist, Trialist

Four goals from Trialist number 22 and two from trialist 21 saw Pools come out 9-1 winners.