League Two
Hartlepool0Carlisle3

Hartlepool United 0-3 Carlisle United

Colin Cooper
Colin Cooper resigned as manager of Hartlepool after a 3-0 defeat by Carlisle

Colin Cooper resigned as manager of Hartlepool after a damaging home defeat by improving Carlisle.

Keith Curle's Cumbrians continued their resurgence, with Steven Rigg opening the scoring from close range.

Hartlepool looked for an equaliser but Stephen Elliott's first goal for Carlisle, fired into the bottom corner, ended the game as a contest.

Mark Beck tapped in a simple third goal to send Hartlepool bottom of League Two.

Confirmation of Cooper's departure came around an hour after the full-time whistle, while Carlisle have won back-to-back games under recently-appointed Curle and leapfrog Pools into 23rd spot.

Line-ups

Hartlepool

  • 1Flinders
  • 21Duckworth
  • 4Bates
  • 26Harrison
  • 2Austin
  • 17Brobbel
  • 10Miller
  • 8WalkerSubstituted forWoodsat 67'minutes
  • 3HoldenBooked at 30mins
  • 9Harewood
  • 24Wyke

Substitutes

  • 5Collins
  • 7Franks
  • 14Woods
  • 18Hawkins
  • 19Richards
  • 20Jones
  • 31Woodman

Carlisle

  • 20Hanford
  • 26White
  • 12Thirlwell
  • 6Archibald-HenvilleBooked at 17mins
  • 2GraingerBooked at 29mins
  • 7AmooSubstituted forDickerat 58'minutes
  • 16Potts
  • 21RiggSubstituted forElliottat 69'minutes
  • 18BroughSubstituted forPaynterat 82'minutes
  • 17Beck
  • 22Dempsey

Substitutes

  • 9Paynter
  • 10Dicker
  • 14Gillies
  • 19Symington
  • 23O'Hanlon
  • 27Elliott
  • 29Caig
Referee:
Darren Bond
Attendance:
3,927

Match Stats

Home TeamHartlepoolAway TeamCarlisle
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home7
Away11
Shots on Target
Home1
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away5
Fouls
Home11
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Hartlepool United 0, Carlisle United 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Hartlepool United 0, Carlisle United 3.

Foul by Tommy Miller (Hartlepool United).

Hayden White (Carlisle United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Charlie Wyke (Hartlepool United) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.

Goal!

Goal! Hartlepool United 0, Carlisle United 3. Mark Beck (Carlisle United) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Kyle Dempsey.

Attempt missed. Charlie Wyke (Hartlepool United) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right.

Attempt missed. Kyle Dempsey (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

Neil Austin (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Brad Potts (Carlisle United).

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Matthew Bates.

Goal!

Goal! Hartlepool United 0, Carlisle United 2. Stephen Elliott (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

Foul by Scott Harrison (Hartlepool United).

Mark Beck (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Billy Paynter replaces Patrick Brough.

Foul by Ryan Brobbel (Hartlepool United).

Danny Grainger (Carlisle United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Hayden White.

Attempt blocked. Ryan Brobbel (Hartlepool United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Ryan Brobbel (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Charlie Wyke (Hartlepool United) header from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses the top left corner.

Marlon Harewood (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mark Beck (Carlisle United).

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Stephen Elliott replaces Steven Rigg.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Michael Woods replaces Brad Walker.

Scott Harrison (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Steven Rigg (Carlisle United).

Attempt missed. Steven Rigg (Carlisle United) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Mark Beck (Carlisle United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top right corner following a corner.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Matthew Bates.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Gary Dicker replaces David Amoo.

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Troy Archibald-Henville.

Goal!

Goal! Hartlepool United 0, Carlisle United 1. Steven Rigg (Carlisle United) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Mark Beck.

Attempt saved. Brad Walker (Hartlepool United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Steven Rigg (Carlisle United) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Second Half

Second Half begins Hartlepool United 0, Carlisle United 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Hartlepool United 0, Carlisle United 0.

Attempt missed. Marlon Harewood (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

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

Foul by Kyle Dempsey (Carlisle United).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bury117221881023
2Wycombe11641147722
3Burton117131412222
4Southend11623128420
5Morecambe11614139419
6Northampton115331914518
7Luton11533108218
8Plymouth11515128416
9Portsmouth11443108216
10Cheltenham1144398116
11Accrington115151620-416
12Shrewsbury11434129315
13Wimbledon114341717015
14Exeter114341214-215
15Mansfield115061115-415
16Cambridge114251814414
17Stevenage114251415-114
18Newport113441212013
19Dag & Red113261419-511
20Oxford Utd112451013-310
21York111731014-410
22Tranmere112361115-49
23Carlisle112361221-99
24Hartlepool11227517-128
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