UK time is: 17:59:05
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Hartlepool 2-3 Exeter

From Vital Hartlepool:

Hartlepool United threw away a half time lead, losing a crucial game to Exeter.

Exeter were ahead early on, Pools lost possession and the Grecians broke quickly. Ryan Harley broke into the box and took the ball round the oncoming Scott Flinders before slotting home in front of the travelling supporters.

Pools looked sloppy in defence, Neil Austin was out of sorts at right back while Sam Collins was caught out on a number of occasions. Luckily, Flinders was in fine form, tipping an effort round the post from ex-Pools loanee Daniel Nardiello. A poor start to the half but Pools came back into the game as the match went on.

Humphreys made the keeper work to keep out a long range effort before bringing the scores level on 38 minutes, a loose ball in the box caused problems for the visitors and Humphreys was able to smash into the back of the net for his first goal in two-and-a-half years.

Pools were able to double the lead just before the break, a ball from Andy Monkhouse caused mayhem in the box and up popped Antony Sweeney to stab the ball home.

It wasn't a classic performance but Pools went into the break 2-1 ahead, however we all know that's the toughest score in football..

Pools started the second half in a sluggish fashion and were punished as Exeter drew the scores level. Pools defence failed to deal with a long ball forward and John O'Flynn breezed through Pools static defence and slotted past Scott Flinders.

Pools had yet to wake up and allowed both Harley and Troy Archibald-Henville chances to score and were punished soon after as the Grecians regained the lead.

Pools defence again were slow to react as Exeter broke down their left, despite having numerous defenders in the box Pools allowed Scott Golbourne to float the ball across the area for O'Flynn who headed home unchallenged.

Pools scrapped for the rest of the game but were unable to break down a dogged Exeter defence, fans left the ground wondering how Pools didn't claim at least a point from the game.

This is just a sample, read the full article on Vital Hartlepool: Report: Hartlepool Fall To Exeter Defeat - click here.

Would you like to be the one writing on this Vital Site for your club? Do you think you could do the job for your team?

If you find yourself saying 'yes' to the above click below and you could be the one doing this!

Vital Football are currently looking for a site editor for this site.

Have you got the passion for your club? Are you over 18? Do you have experience in writing news and match reports? Or have you got a site that you want to move over to this exciting new network with free hosting and a content managed system on offer? If so you could be just what we are looking for!

Apply To Be A Site Editor

You don't have to be a site editor to contribute, if you have something to say on your club, simply submit it via the suggest an article link in the right hand side column.

For more information contact Jonathan on jonathan@vitalfootball.co.uk, and/or click on the advert above.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: PooliePoolie, Vital Hartlepool. Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday September 13 2010

Time: 6:04PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Exeter City Articles

Audio - Tisdale Thanks Supporters (Sunday April 26 2015)

Stats: Hartlepool v Exeter (Saturday April 25 2015)

Jay's Southend Reaction (Monday April 20 2015)

Stats: Exeter v Southend (Saturday April 18 2015)

Stats: Wycombe v Exeter (Tuesday April 14 2015)

Stats: Shrewsbury v Exeter (Saturday April 11 2015)

Players Respond To Easter Weekend (Thursday April 9 2015)

Tisdale Talks Luton & Newport (Thursday April 9 2015)

Stats: Exeter v Newport (Monday April 6 2015)

Archived Exeter City Articles

List All Vital Grecians Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Hartlepool 2 - 1 Exeter
Exeter 0 - 1 Southend
Wycombe 2 - 1 Exeter
Shrewsbury 4 - 0 Exeter
Exeter 2 - 0 Newport
Luton 2 - 3 Exeter

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Luton 45 18 11 16 8 65
9. Newport 45 18 11 16 -2 65
10. Northampton 44 18 7 19 7 61
11. Exeter 45 16 13 16 -5 61
12. Morecambe 45 16 12 17 -1 60
13. Dag & Red 45 17 8 20 0 59
14. Oxford 45 14 16 15 0 58

Breaking League News

McNulty on Justham Error
Luton : 27/04/2015 17:34:00
McNulty Honoured by Fellow Professionals
Luton : 27/04/2015 17:21:01
Hatters Face a Tall Order
Luton : 27/04/2015 17:16:00
Big decision for former boss
York : 27/04/2015 14:59:01
Career high for former striker
York : 27/04/2015 14:27:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Hartlepool MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Hamon 0%
Davies 0%
Bennett 0%
Moore-Taylor 0%
McAllister 0%
Oakley 0%
Sercombe 0%
Harley 0%
Keohane 0%
Cummins 0%
Nicholls 0%
Sub - Wheeler 0%
Sub - Morrison 0%
Sub - Nichols 0%