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Preview: Hartlepool United

13 January 2017

A full look ahead to Saturday's big game


Reds host Hartlepool United on Saturday at the Checkatrade Stadium in front of what will be our biggest crowd of the season so far, thanks to the Pay What You Can initiative.

 


position heading into the game against Craig Hignett’s side, with their form at the Checkatrade Stadium strong after three successive home wins. thDermot Drummy’s men find themselves in 15

 

The game against Pools provides the side with an opportunity to follow up the impressive 2-0 home win over Yeovil Town 12 days ago.

 

Visiting us for the first time on Saturday?

 

here.A full guide for first time visitors to the stadium can be found

 

Team News:

 

Reds have no fresh injury concerns ahead of Saturday’s game – with only striker Matt Harrold remaining sidelined through injury.

 

Pools have Trevor Carson and Carl Magnay out with long-term injuries and midfielder Nathan Thomas isn’t likely to play again until the end of this month.


here.Read a full overview from the Hartlepool United website

 

The Opposition:

 

position in Sky Bet EFL Two ahead of the weekend’s fixture – but such is the competitive nature of the division the side sit six points above the drop zone and 12 off the top seven in the table.thHartlepool occupy 19

 

On the road Pools have chalked up wins at Exeter City, Yeovil Town and Grimsby Town.

 

Our last meeting in October:

 

 

Our special ‘Pay What You Can’ offer means that availability for seated tickets is now very limited.

 

Because of high demand the club have taken the decision to open the North Terrace for home supporters.

 

here.Find a full update on tickets and their availability

 

Our Redz Bar will be open from an earlier time of 11am and then until 7pm after the game with Happy hour from 6pm until 7pm!

 

Follow it live:

 

Fans can follow all the action with minute by minute updates on our Twitter account, as well as half time and full time updates on our Facebook page.

 

If you have a Snapchat or Instagram account you can ago behind the scenes before and after the action.

 

Exclusive commentary of Saturday’s game will be on Reds Player HD with John Barnett and ex-Reds captain Tony Vessey from 2.55pm.

 

After the final whistle, full video reaction from the Head Coach and the players will be available on YouTube and Reds Player HD.

 

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