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Hartlepool United 0-0 Scunthorpe United

Scunthorpe survived a late Hartlepool onslaught to claim their fourth draw in a row and stay in second place in League Two.

Hartlepool started well and Scunthorpe keeper Sam Slocombe saved efforts from Luke Williams and Andy Monkhouse.

Scunthorpe rarely threatened and Slocombe saved well from full debutant Jack Barmby at point-blank range.

The best chance fell to substitute Marlon Harewood, who blasted narrowly wide as Hartlepool pushed for a winner.

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Scunthorpe manager Russ Wilcox told BBC Radio Humberside:

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Post-match: Scunthorpe boss Wilcox

"My cup is definitely still half full. Of course we're disappointed, we've had four draws on the bounce now, but I think what we showed everybody today is that we tried to win the game.

"I don't think we could have done any more as a team to try and win the game. Credit to Hartlepool, I thought it was a decent game under the conditions, which were awful.

"It's another point on the board, and we can move on now."

Line-ups

Hartlepool

  • 1Flinders
  • 2AustinSubstituted forSweeneyat 78'minutes
  • 22Holden
  • 8Walton
  • 38Walker
  • 5Collins
  • 35Burgess
  • 18Williams
  • 12BarmbyBooked at 36minsSubstituted forComptonat 83'minutes
  • 33James
  • 11MonkhouseSubstituted forHarewoodat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Harewood
  • 10Poole
  • 13Rafferty
  • 14Compton
  • 15Sweeney
  • 23Rodney
  • 28Hawkins

Scunthorpe

  • 1Slocombe
  • 18Nolan
  • 30Williams
  • 4McAllisterBooked at 53minsSubstituted forCollinsat 75'minutes
  • 5Mirfin
  • 6Canavan
  • 14HawkridgeSubstituted forMaddenat 66'minutes
  • 24Syers
  • 39HayesSubstituted forAdelakunat 80'minutes
  • 29Winnall
  • 28McSheffrey

Substitutes

  • 2Ribeiro
  • 7Sparrow
  • 13Severn
  • 16Adelakun
  • 19Collins
  • 25Boyce
  • 27Madden
Referee:
Jeremy Simpson
Attendance:
3,727

Match Stats

Home TeamHartlepoolAway TeamScunthorpe
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home10
Away7
Shots on Target
Home4
Away1
Corners
Home7
Away3
Fouls
Home9
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Hartlepool United 0, Scunthorpe United 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Hartlepool United 0, Scunthorpe United 0.
Foul by Paddy Madden (Scunthorpe United).
Darren Holden (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by David Mirfin.
Attempt missed. Marlon Harewood (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.
Dave Syers (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Jack Compton (Hartlepool United).
Dave Syers (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Marlon Harewood (Hartlepool United).
Luke Williams (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Dave Syers (Scunthorpe United).

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Jack Compton replaces Jack Barmby.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Marlon Harewood replaces Andy Monkhouse.

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Hakeeb Adelakun replaces Paul Hayes.
Attempt missed. Paddy Madden (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Antony Sweeney replaces Neil Austin because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Michael Collins replaces Sean McAllister.
Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by David Mirfin.
Attempt saved. Jack Barmby (Hartlepool United) left footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner.
Attempt saved. Sam Winnall (Scunthorpe United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
Sam Winnall (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Christian Burgess (Hartlepool United).
Attempt missed. David Mirfin (Scunthorpe United) header from the centre of the box is too high following a corner.
Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Simon Walton.
Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Scott Flinders.

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Paddy Madden replaces Terry Hawkridge.
Attempt blocked. Paul Hayes (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Sean McAllister (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Luke Williams (Hartlepool United).
Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Marcus Williams.
Attempt blocked. Sam Winnall (Scunthorpe United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Attempt missed. Luke Williams (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
Attempt missed. Gary McSheffrey (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Booking

Sean McAllister (Scunthorpe United) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by Sean McAllister (Scunthorpe United).
Luke James (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt missed. Jack Barmby (Hartlepool United) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Second Half

Second Half begins Hartlepool United 0, Scunthorpe United 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Hartlepool United 0, Scunthorpe United 0.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Chesterfield2915952154
2Scunthorpe29131241451
3Oxford Utd28131051649
4Fleetwood28153101248
5Southend2813871247
6Rochdale281459947
7Burton281387447
8Newport261097539
9Dag & Red2910910139
10Wimbledon2910811-138
11Morecambe2810810-438
12Plymouth289910-636
13York3081111-335
14Cheltenham288119-435
15Hartlepool299812-535
16Exeter289712-434
17Accrington278811-632
18Portsmouth2971111-932
19Mansfield2971111-932
20Bury2771010-331
21Bristol Rovers287912-530
22Wycombe287813-629
23Torquay287813-1329
24Northampton275814-1623
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