League Two
Morecambe0Hartlepool1

Morecambe 0-1 Hartlepool United

Hartlepool improved their chances of avoiding relegation from League Two thanks to an Andy Parrish own goal.

The visitors had the better chances early on, as Aaron Tshibola and Dan Jones came close to getting the opener.

But it was Parrish who gave Pools the lead when he put Nicky Featherstone's long ball into his own net.

Both sides had shots cleared off the line in the second half, while Shrimps striker Kevin Ellison hit the bar from Laurence Wilson's cross.

Line-ups

Morecambe

  • 25Arestidou
  • 2BeeleySubstituted forMcGowanat 86'minutes
  • 5Hughes
  • 22Parrish
  • 19Wilson
  • 8WrightSubstituted forDrummondat 65'minutes
  • 12MullinSubstituted forSampsonat 66'minutes
  • 17Fleming
  • 27Amond
  • 7Redshaw
  • 11Ellison

Substitutes

  • 4Kenyon
  • 9Sampson
  • 10Williams
  • 13Goodall
  • 16Drummond
  • 21McGowan
  • 30Stewart

Hartlepool

  • 1Flinders
  • 26Harrison
  • 29Mirfin
  • 20Jones
  • 2Austin
  • 8WalkerSubstituted forHawkinsat 73'minutes
  • 16Featherstone
  • 31Tshibola
  • 21Duckworth
  • 7Franks
  • 35Bird

Substitutes

  • 3Holden
  • 9Harewood
  • 13Maxted
  • 18Hawkins
  • 19Richards
  • 23Smith
  • 27Jones
Referee:
Mark Haywood
Attendance:
1,673

Match Stats

Home TeamMorecambeAway TeamHartlepool
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home10
Away8
Shots on Target
Home2
Away1
Corners
Home6
Away2
Fouls
Home8
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Morecambe 0, Hartlepool United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Morecambe 0, Hartlepool United 1.

Foul by Aaron McGowan (Morecambe).

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

Attempt missed. Andrew Fleming (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Scott Harrison.

Padraig Amond (Morecambe) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Dan Jones (Hartlepool United).

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Aaron McGowan replaces Shaun Beeley because of an injury.

Delay in match Neil Austin (Hartlepool United) because of an injury.

Andrew Fleming (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Aaron Tshibola (Hartlepool United).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Mark Hughes (Morecambe) because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Lewis Hawkins (Hartlepool United) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Attempt missed. Padraig Amond (Morecambe) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

Attempt blocked. Ryan Bird (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Foul by Andrew Fleming (Morecambe).

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

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Dan Jones.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Scott Harrison.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Lewis Hawkins replaces Brad Walker.

Attempt missed. Stewart Drummond (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt blocked. Padraig Amond (Morecambe) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Dan Jones.

Attempt saved. Kevin Ellison (Morecambe) header from very close range is saved in the bottom right corner.

Hand ball by Kevin Ellison (Morecambe).

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Jack Sampson replaces Paul Mullin.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Stewart Drummond replaces Andrew Wright.

Ryan Bird (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Andrew Wright (Morecambe).

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

Foul by Shaun Beeley (Morecambe).

Nicky Featherstone (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Delay in match Aaron Tshibola (Hartlepool United) because of an injury.

Shaun Beeley (Morecambe) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Aaron Tshibola (Hartlepool United).

Andrew Wright (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Brad Walker (Hartlepool United).

Second Half

Second Half begins Morecambe 0, Hartlepool United 1.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton36217850302070
2Wycombe361813552322067
3Shrewsbury36198950272365
4Southend361711843331062
5Bury361871147361161
6Luton3616101043331058
7Plymouth361681242261656
8Stevenage36168125245756
9Newport36159124242054
10Northampton361651555451053
11Exeter361311124951-250
12Wimbledon361310134747049
13Portsmouth361212124239348
14Morecambe36139143838048
15Accrington36135184359-1644
16Cambridge361110155049143
17Oxford Utd361013133841-343
18Dag & Red36127174351-843
19Mansfield36119163044-1442
20York36716133542-737
21Carlisle36114214261-1937
22Cheltenham36812163251-1936
23Tranmere36810183749-1234
24Hartlepool3686222657-3130
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