League Two
HartlepoolHartlepool United1AccringtonAccrington Stanley2
Seamus Conneely
Seamus Conneely has scored three goals this season

Accrington Stanley moved up to second in League Two with a narrow win at Hartlepool United.

Seamus Conneely gave Stanley an early lead with a firmly struck volley after just three minutes.

Hartlepool levelled through Rakish Bingham's header at the back post before Tarique Fosu-Henry slotted home after Josh Windass had hit a post.

Stanley had started the day in fourth but have now moved ahead of both Oxford and Plymouth.

Line-ups

Hartlepool

  • 1Carson
  • 19Richards
  • 6Bates
  • 26Jackson
  • 3Carroll
  • 28Laurent
  • 8WalkerSubstituted forFeatherstoneat 45'minutes
  • 14Woods
  • 30GraySubstituted forJamesat 63'minutes
  • 9BinghamSubstituted forOatesat 82'minutes
  • 7Thomas

Substitutes

  • 2Magnay
  • 12Nelson-Addy
  • 13Bartlett
  • 15Oates
  • 16Featherstone
  • 29Jones
  • 33James

Accrington

  • 1Etheridge
  • 2Pearson
  • 24Hughes
  • 5Davies
  • 22Buxton
  • 7Mingoia
  • 34Halliday
  • 28ConneelyBooked at 28mins
  • 30Fosu-HenrySubstituted forMcCartanat 79'minutes
  • 8WindassBooked at 73mins
  • 29Kee

Substitutes

  • 4Barry
  • 10Gornell
  • 11McConville
  • 12Wakefield
  • 17McCartan
  • 26Boco
  • 33Mooney
Referee:
Steve Martin
Attendance:
3,445

Match Stats

Home TeamHartlepoolAway TeamAccrington
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home4
Away17
Shots on Target
Home3
Away6
Corners
Home2
Away10
Fouls
Home15
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Hartlepool United 1, Accrington Stanley 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Hartlepool United 1, Accrington Stanley 2.

  3. Post update

    Jake Carroll (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Tom Davies (Accrington Stanley).

  5. Post update

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

  6. Post update

    Foul by Billy Kee (Accrington Stanley).

  7. Post update

    Foul by Rhys Oates (Hartlepool United).

  8. Post update

    Seamus Conneely (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Mark Hughes.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Josh Laurent (Hartlepool United).

  11. Post update

    Adam Buxton (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  12. Post update

    Attempt missed. Shay McCartan (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right following a corner.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Adam Jackson.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Hartlepool United. Rhys Oates replaces Rakish Bingham.

  15. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  16. Post update

    Attempt missed. Tom Davies (Accrington Stanley) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right following a corner.

  17. Post update

    Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Jake Carroll.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Shay McCartan replaces Tarique Fosu-Henry.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Josh Laurent (Hartlepool United).

  20. Post update

    Seamus Conneely (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick on the left wing.

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