Hartlepool United are managed by Craig Harrison who will attempt to lead the club back into the Football League after replacing Dave Jones in the dugout.
Hartlepool count Jeff Stelling among their supporters. The Gillete Soccer Saturday host is a passionate fan of the North East club and regularly bemoans his side's lack of luck. Hartlepool have never played in the top two-tiers of English football, which is surprising considering that they have spent over 80 seasons in the Football League.
A mixed set of recent results has seen Hartlepool United collect wins versus Gateshead, Leamington & Maidenhead while suffering adverse results at Telford United, Maidstone United, Gateshead, Dagenham & Redbridge & Fylde. Draws against Chesterfield & Havant & Waterlooville has seen them show mid-table form at best.
|12 Jan||Hartlepool United||1 - 2||Telford United|
|05 Jan||Hartlepool United||1 - 2||Maidstone United|
|01 Jan||Hartlepool United||2 - 1||Gateshead|
|29 Dec||Chesterfield||1 - 1||Hartlepool United|
|26 Dec||Gateshead||2 - 1||Hartlepool United|
|22 Dec||Hartlepool United||1 - 1||Havant & Waterlooville|