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Hartlepool United 0-1 Grimsby Town

Grimsby's revival under new boss Marcus Bignot gained further momentum with victory at Hartlepool.

The Mariners won at Carlisle last week and their latest win made it 10 points from a possible 12.

Pools had the game's first chance after five minutes as new loan signing Sean Kavanagh rolled a pass across the six-yard area which was just out of reach of skipper Billy Paynter.

The home side should have had a penalty in the 17th minute when Omar Bogle handled in the area, but referee Darren Drysdale was having none of it.

Padraig Amond, who netted 39 times for the Mariners last season before signing for Pools in the summer, took an early chance on the volley but goalkeeper Dean Henderson saved well.

The loanee from Manchester United was safe and sound all afternoon, comfortably dealing with everything thrown at him.

Adi Yussuf, signed last week from Mansfield, netted the only goal after 34 minutes as he latched on to Craig Disley's slide-rule pass and got goal side of the defence to fire low into the bottom corner.

It was the Mariners' only shot on goal.

Pools had plenty of possession but were always let down by their final ball and their best chance came when Paynter had an effort cleared off the line by Shaun Pearson.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Hartlepool

  • 13Bartlett
  • 33Donnelly
  • 6Bates
  • 26Harrison
  • 19RichardsSubstituted forOatesat 80'minutes
  • 18Hawkins
  • 4FeatherstoneBooked at 75mins
  • 14Woods
  • 39Kavanagh
  • 9Amond
  • 10PaynterSubstituted forAlessandraat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Carroll
  • 8Walker
  • 11Oates
  • 15Alessandra
  • 17Deverdics
  • 28Laurent
  • 31Dudzinski

Grimsby

  • 30Henderson
  • 20Boyce
  • 5Pearson
  • 22Collins
  • 2Davies
  • 12Mills
  • 26ComleyBooked at 82mins
  • 8Disley
  • 3Andrew
  • 9BogleBooked at 90mins
  • 27YussufSubstituted forVoseat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1McKeown
  • 10Vose
  • 14Jackson
  • 17Venney
  • 18Bolarinwa
  • 21Vernon
  • 23Jones
Referee:
Darren Drysdale
Attendance:
4,388

Match Stats

Home TeamHartlepoolAway TeamGrimsby
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home9
Away10
Shots on Target
Home1
Away3
Corners
Home8
Away5
Fouls
Home6
Away5

Live Text

Match ends, Hartlepool United 0, Grimsby Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Hartlepool United 0, Grimsby Town 1.

Booking

Omar Bogle (Grimsby Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Sean Kavanagh (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Omar Bogle (Grimsby Town).

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Danny Collins.

Attempt blocked. Lewis Hawkins (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

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

Foul by Brandon Comley (Grimsby Town).

Corner, Grimsby Town. Conceded by Sean Kavanagh.

Attempt missed. Omar Bogle (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt missed. Sean Kavanagh (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right from a direct free kick.

Booking

Brandon Comley (Grimsby Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Brandon Comley (Grimsby Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Rhys Oates replaces Jordan Richards.

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. Dominic Vose replaces Adi Yussuf.

Sean Kavanagh (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Adi Yussuf (Grimsby Town).

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Danny Collins.

Booking

Nicky Featherstone (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Shaun Pearson (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Nicky Featherstone (Hartlepool United).

Foul by Michael Woods (Hartlepool United).

Craig Disley (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Lewis Alessandra replaces Billy Paynter.

Attempt missed. Scott Harrison (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Danny Andrew.

Brandon Comley (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Nicky Featherstone (Hartlepool United).

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Shaun Pearson.

Attempt blocked. Lewis Hawkins (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Omar Bogle (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Second Half

Second Half begins Hartlepool United 0, Grimsby Town 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Hartlepool United 0, Grimsby Town 1.

Attempt missed. Billy Paynter (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Shaun Pearson.

Foul by Liam Donnelly (Hartlepool United).

Omar Bogle (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Danny Andrew.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Doncaster25164549321752
2Plymouth24153637251248
3Carlisle251210346351146
4Portsmouth25126738251342
5Wycombe2412573226641
6Colchester25116840301039
7Barnet2510963634239
8Luton24108634221238
9Cambridge2411583526938
10Grimsby2510693328536
11Blackpool2497836251134
12Exeter24103113327633
13Stevenage25103123840-233
14Mansfield258982629-333
15Crawley2495103038-832
16Yeovil2486102528-330
17Morecambe2493123142-1130
18Crewe2561092434-1028
19Hartlepool2569103343-1027
20Accrington2467112331-825
21Leyton Orient2574142737-1025
22Notts County2564152848-2022
23Cheltenham2449112437-1321
24Newport2445152844-1617
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