Dave Jones: Hartlepool United part company with manager

Dave Jones
Dave Jones picked up only 13 points out of a possible 51

Manager Dave Jones has left Hartlepool United by mutual consent after the club dropped into the League Two relegation zone at the weekend.

Jones, 60, had seen his side pick up only 13 points from a possible 51.

Saturday's 2-0 home defeat by Barnet left them two points adrift in the bottom two, with two games remaining.

The decision came less than 48 hours after club president Jeff Stelling issued a message for Jones to leave during a live television broadcast.

Assistant managers Alex Armstrong and Kevin Cooper have also left, with defender Matthew Bates taking temporary charge of first-team affairs.

Striker Billy Paynter plus coaches Stuart Parnaby and Ian Gallagher will work as his assistants.

Jones returned to football to take on the Pools job after a three-year hiatus.

Dave Jones' managerial record
Stockport (Aug 1995 - Jun 1997)117573228
Southampton (Jun 1997 - Jan 2000)113372254
Wolves (Jan 2001 - Nov 2004)187755260
Cardiff (May 2005 - May 2011)3151328499
Sheff Wed (Mar 2012 - Dec 2013)81292230
Hartlepool (Jan 2017 - Apr 2017)184410
Before and after: Dave Jones' reign saw Hartlepool collect just 13 points.

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