Matchday Live: Hartlepool v Cherries

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9:39pm

Great reward for the 68 Cherries fans as Eddie Howe's men claim a 2-1 win.

9:39pm

Full time

9:36pm

Couple of shots from Tubbs go wide.

9:35pm

Four mins added time

9:34pm

Sub: Daniels off, Fogden on, 90 mins

9:31pm

Sub: Grabban off, Tubbs on 86 mins

9:25pm

Good build up play again but Arter scuffs his shot.

9:25pm

Jalal atones by pulling off a smart reaction save after Howard lets fly from 10 yards.

9:23pm

Arter forces Flinders to save, the Pools goalkeeper diving to his left to parry from the midfielder after he had raced into the 18 yard box from the halfway line.

9:19pm

And Howard heads tamely wide from the free kick

9:19pm

Hughes booked for a foul

9:15pm

Crowd is 2,502 including 68 Cherries fans.

9:12pm

Daniels receiving treatment

9:09pm

O'Kane won the penalty when his run into the box was ended by Sam Collins's challenge. 

9:06pm

Grabban makes it 2-1

9:06pm

penalty to Cherries

9:06pm

penalty to Cherries

9:02pm

Steve Howard header goes wide following a corner.

8:56pm

Disaster strikes for Cherries. Jalal misjudges a free kick and Jack Baldwin follows up to score.

8:54pm

1-1

8:53pm

Simon Francis sees his shot charged down from the edge of the box following an exchange of passes with Grabban.

8:50pm

Second half just started, no changes.

8:50pm

Second half just started, no changes.

8:34pm

HALF-TIME: Pools 0 Cherries 1. Josh McQuoid's headed goal seperates the teams at the interval. An excellent first half from Cherries.

8:31pm

3 mins added time.

8:26pm

Cherries attacking with verve down both flanks.

8:25pm

8:25pm

8:24pm

8:23pm

Natives starting to get restless here at the Vic. Not much to cheer for Pools fans at the moment.

8:20pm

Ritchie Humphreys spurns a great chance to level, diverting a header wide of the target with the goal gaping in front of him.

8:16pm

The goal was no more than Cherries had deserved. They have played very well for the first 30 minutes.

8:14pm

Brilliant move, finished by McQuoid who headed home O'Kane's cross after 28 minutes.

8:13pm

1-0 McQuoid

8:09pm

Cherries knocking ball about nicely.

8:07pm

Jalal prevents Jonathan Franks from opening the scoring in the 20th minute, the goalkeeper beating away the striker’s effort after he goes clear.

8:06pm

Adam Barrett was number five.

8:04pm

Just noticed Seaborne is wearing number five shirt. Didn't realise it hadn't been given to anyone.

7:59pm

7:59pm

Middlesbrough loan striker Charlie Wyke carves out Pools’ first shooting chance after 12 minutes, his wayward strike failing to trouble Jalal.

7:57pm

And as Cherries continue to make all the early running, defender Tommy Elphick sees his header flash over the crossbar following a Charlie Daniels corner.

7:55pm

Lewis Grabban squanders a glorious opportunity to draw first blood when he skies his shot over the top following a well-worked corner after six minutes.

7:53pm

Pools sub: Sweeney off, Baldwin on, 5 mins

7:53pm

Arter has an early chance to test Pools goalkeeper Scott Flinders, only to fire his free-kick from a central position straight at the defensive wall.

7:50pm

Free kick to Cherries in good position.

7:48pm

Delay in play as Pools player gets treatment for an injury.

7:47pm

Cherries have lined up 4-1-4-1 with Hughes in front of the back four and Grabban up front.

7:46pm

Kicked off and Cherries are attacking the town end.

7:43pm

Teams on the pitch.

7:43pm

Cherries are expected to line up 4-1-4-1.

7:42pm

Wes Thomas was absent due to concussion.

7:41pm

Richard Hughes (flu) and Marc Pugh (dead leg) both returned after missing the 3-1 defeat at Walsall on Saturday, while Josh McQuoid was promoted from the bench.

7:40pm

New loan signing Dan Seaborne was handed his debut for the club, the defender coming in for Steve Cook who was not involved due to his ongoing court case.

7:38pm

Jalal replaces David James, who has apparently been dropped, while new signing Ryan Allsop is Cherries' back-up keeper on the bench.

7:37pm

The headline team news for Cherries sees goalkeeper Shwan Jalal drafted in for his first league start since September.

7:35pm

And Pools...

Pools: Flinders, Austin, Collins, Hartley, Horwood, Walton, Sweeney, Humphreys, Franks, Howard, Wyke.

Subs: Monkhouse, Luscombe, Baldwin, Holden, James, Poole, McHugh (g/k).

7:35pm

Here are the teams...

Cherries: Jalal, Francis, Seaborne, Elphick, Daniels, Hughes, McQuoid, Arter, O’Kane, Pugh, Grabban.

Subs: Pitman, Tubbs, Fletcher, McDermott, Partington, Fogden, Allsop (g/k).
 

7:34pm

Welcome to tonight's Matchday Live from Victoria Park.

Comments (5)

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7:38pm Tue 22 Jan 13

Deejaycee says...

Better starting lineup han I expected. Lets hope they're all fit.
Better starting lineup han I expected. Lets hope they're all fit. Deejaycee

7:39pm Tue 22 Jan 13

Deejaycee says...

oops! than
oops! than Deejaycee

8:23pm Tue 22 Jan 13

solihull cherry says...

How are Cherries doing at the back with Seabourne and Jalal??
How are Cherries doing at the back with Seabourne and Jalal?? solihull cherry

8:23pm Tue 22 Jan 13

solihull cherry says...

How are Cherries doing at the back with Seabourne and Jalal??
How are Cherries doing at the back with Seabourne and Jalal?? solihull cherry

9:16pm Tue 22 Jan 13

Julian1963 says...

back in the play offs i can see us ending up in 2nd place.
back in the play offs i can see us ending up in 2nd place. Julian1963

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