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Hartlepool United 0-1 Cheltenham Town

Jermaine McGlashan's goal earned a 1-0 victory for Cheltenham at fellow mid-table outfit Hartlepool.

McGlashan netted from close range 16 minutes from time after Darren Holden failed to clear David Noble's cross.

Bradley Walker and Jack Barmby went close with first-half efforts for Hartlepool, while Jack Compton put a free header wide after the break.

James Poole almost equalised for Colin Cooper's men but his late attempt was blocked by team-mate Luke James.

Cheltenham Town manager Mark Yates told BBC Radio Gloucestershire:

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Mark Yates: Cheltenham Town manager on win at Hartlepool

"I thought we thoroughly deserved that win, it was a really great game of football with two teams trying to pass and trying to get on it.

"Although we looked a threat, we just felt we looked too open in wide areas and they were getting some good deliveries, particularly down the left in the first 10 to 15 minutes.

"We changed it and locked it up a little bit and it actually helped us pass the ball more.

"Byron [Harrison] worked tirelessly, there were some really good glimpses and I thought he should have got a penalty seconds before the goal."

Line-ups

Hartlepool

  • 1Flinders
  • 21Duckworth
  • 22Holden
  • 38WalkerSubstituted forHawkinsat 82'minutes
  • 5Collins
  • 35Burgess
  • 8Walton
  • 14Compton
  • 33James
  • 7FranksSubstituted forRutherfordat 84'minutes
  • 12BarmbyBooked at 38minsSubstituted forPooleat 58'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Poole
  • 13Rafferty
  • 16Rowbotham
  • 17Rutherford
  • 19Richards
  • 20Jones
  • 28Hawkins

Cheltenham

  • 1Brown
  • 5Brown
  • 11McGlashan
  • 20Jombati
  • 8Deering
  • 9HarrisonSubstituted forGornellat 90+3'minutes
  • 14Richards
  • 25NobleSubstituted forTaylorat 87'minutes
  • 29Daniels
  • 32BrundleBooked at 81mins
  • 28Ihiekwe

Substitutes

  • 4Taylor
  • 7Cureton
  • 10Gornell
  • 12Roberts
  • 19Kotwica
  • 21Vincent
  • 22Braham-Barrett
Referee:
Graham Salisbury
Attendance:
3,328

Match Stats

Home TeamHartlepoolAway TeamCheltenham
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home14
Away11
Shots on Target
Home5
Away5
Corners
Home4
Away2
Fouls
Home10
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Hartlepool United 0, Cheltenham Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Hartlepool United 0, Cheltenham Town 1.

Foul by James Poole (Hartlepool United).

Sam Deering (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt blocked. Christian Burgess (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Cheltenham Town. Terry Gornell replaces Byron Harrison.

Attempt blocked. Jack Compton (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Hand ball by Matthew Richards (Cheltenham Town).

Foul by Sam Collins (Hartlepool United).

Michael Ihiekwe (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Darren Holden (Hartlepool United) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Byron Harrison.

Michael Duckworth (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sam Deering (Cheltenham Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Cheltenham Town. Jason Taylor replaces David Noble.

Simon Walton (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jermaine McGlashan (Cheltenham Town).

Michael Duckworth (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Sam Deering (Cheltenham Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Greg Rutherford replaces Jonathan Franks.

Simon Walton (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Billy Daniels (Cheltenham Town).

Attempt missed. James Poole (Hartlepool United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Jermaine McGlashan (Cheltenham Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Lewis Hawkins replaces Brad Walker.

Booking

Mitch Brundle (Cheltenham Town) is shown the yellow card.

Jack Compton (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mitch Brundle (Cheltenham Town).

Foul by Michael Duckworth (Hartlepool United).

Sam Deering (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Hartlepool United 0, Cheltenham Town 1. Jermaine McGlashan (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Sam Deering.

Attempt missed. Jack Compton (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt blocked. Jonathan Franks (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Matthew Richards (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Christian Burgess (Hartlepool United).

Byron Harrison (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Jack Compton (Hartlepool United) header from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt blocked. James Poole (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Simon Walton (Hartlepool United).

Billy Daniels (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rochdale402281064392574
2Scunthorpe401818461372472
3Chesterfield401913862362670
4Fleetwood401981357461165
5Burton40171494237565
6Southend4015141148361259
7Oxford Utd401514114941859
8York401514114638859
9Plymouth391510144444055
10Dag & Red401315124847154
11Cheltenham401215134653-751
12Mansfield401214144252-1050
13Hartlepool401310174646049
14Accrington401213154749-249
15Newport391213144751-449
16Wimbledon401212164248-648
17Morecambe401212164558-1348
18Bury391017124543247
19Exeter401211174751-447
20Bristol Rovers391113153643-746
21Portsmouth401015154056-1645
22Wycombe401013173948-943
23Northampton40913183354-2140
24Torquay4099223558-2336
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