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Hartlepool United 2-1 Maidenhead United

Hartlepool sealed their first National League victory of the season with this win against Maidenhead at Victoria Park.

Striker Luke James headed over the best chance of a goalless first-half but put Pools ahead two minutes after the restart with a near-post header.

Liam Noble rattled the crossbar with an effort before Nicky Featherstone doubled Hartlepool's advantage with a cool finish which left visiting goalkeeper Carl Pentney stranded.

Alan Massey pulled a goal back after heading home James Comley's corner but it proved to be a consolation as Hartlepool held on for victory.

Report supplied by Press Association.

Line-ups

Hartlepool

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Loach
  • 2Kioso
  • 5Magnay
  • 6Noble
  • 7Donaldson
  • 17Anderson
  • 16FeatherstoneBooked at 73mins
  • 14WoodsBooked at 36minsSubstituted forMcLaughlinat 86'minutes
  • 3Kitching
  • 10Muir
  • 33JamesSubstituted forCassidyat 90'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Laing
  • 9Cassidy
  • 24Newton
  • 26McLaughlin
  • 31Dinanga

Maidenhead United

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Pentney
  • 2Clerima
  • 4Odametey
  • 11WorsfoldSubstituted forKellyat 62'minutes
  • 8Comley
  • 5Obileye
  • 9BirdSubstituted forMulleyat 62'minutes
  • 6Cole
  • 19Upward
  • 20OwusuSubstituted forCliftonat 49'minutes
  • 24Massey

Substitutes

  • 7Rodrigues Alves
  • 10Kelly
  • 17Clifton
  • 25Smith
  • 26Mulley
Referee:
Simon Mather
Attendance:
2,925

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Hartlepool United 2, Maidenhead United 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Hartlepool United 2, Maidenhead United 1.

  3. Substitution

    Substitution, Hartlepool United. Jake Cassidy replaces Luke James.

  4. Substitution

    Substitution, Hartlepool United. Patrick McLaughlin replaces Michael Woods.

  5. Goal!

    Goal! Hartlepool United 2, Maidenhead United 1. Alan Massey (Maidenhead United).

  6. Booking

    Nicky Featherstone (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Maidenhead United. Josh Kelly replaces Max Worsfold.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Maidenhead United. James Mulley replaces Ryan Bird.

  9. Goal!

    Goal! Hartlepool United 2, Maidenhead United 0. Nicky Featherstone (Hartlepool United).

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Maidenhead United. Adrian Clifton replaces Nana Owusu.

  11. Goal!

    Goal! Hartlepool United 1, Maidenhead United 0. Luke James (Hartlepool United).

  12. Second Half

    Second Half begins Hartlepool United 0, Maidenhead United 0.

  13. Half Time

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

  14. Booking

    Michael Woods (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card.

  15. Kick Off

    First Half begins.

  16. Post update

    Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wrexham541091813
2Halifax5401103712
3Fylde5320103711
4Sutton United532085311
5Gateshead531185310
6Solihull Moors531176110
7Harrogate52309549
8Chesterfield53029639
9Leyton Orient52307529
10Ebbsfleet52125327
11Barrow52128717
12Salford52128807
13Maidstone United521257-27
14Hartlepool51316606
15Eastleigh520357-26
16Bromley512256-15
17Havant & Waterlooville5122811-35
18Boreham Wood512225-35
19Dover5113712-54
20Aldershot511327-54
21Braintree502359-42
22Barnet502328-62
23Dag & Red501459-41
24Maidenhead United5014410-61
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