• FT

    Bournemouth

    0

    Sheff Utd

    1

  • FT

    Brentford

    0

    Walsall

    0

  • FT

    Carlisle

    1

    MK Dons

    1

  • FT

    Colchester

    1

    Tranmere

    5

  • FT

    Coventry

    1

    Crewe

    2

  • FT

    Doncaster

    1

    Yeovil

    1

  • FT

    L Orient

    0

    Crawley Town

    1

  • FT

    Oldham

    1

    Portsmouth

    0

  • FT

    Scunthorpe

    1

    Hartlepool

    2

  • FT

    Shrewsbury

    2

    Stevenage

    1

  • FT

    Swindon

    1

    Preston

    1

ENGLISH LEAGUE ONE

Glanford Park, England

Referee: C Pawson | Attendance: 3434

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Scunthorpe United

  • James Alabi 77'

1 - 2

FT

Hartlepool United

  • James Poole 20'
  • Jonathan Franks 37'

In-form Pools too strong for Iron

Hartlepool kept their hopes of the great escape alive with a 2-1 victory at Scunthorpe.

Pools took command with two goals in 17 first-half minutes to stretch their unbeaten run to six games.

James Poole fired the visitors in front after 20 minutes, lashing home a shot from 12 yards out after a good lay-off by Charlie Wyke.

They struck again in the 37th minute when midfielder Jonathan Franks waltzed his way into the box before steering an excellent left-foot shot into the far corner of the net beyond the outstretched arm of goalkeeper Sam Slocombe.

Scunthorpe, who had won their previous three home games, struggled to get a foothold in the match and in the second half it was Hartlepool who continued to threaten on the break.

The lively Poole rattled the crossbar with one long range effort - then tested Slocombe with another.

With 67 minutes gone, Scunthorpe gave a debut up front to new loan signing James Alabi from Stoke.

Nine minutes later he made a real impact, heading them back into the game from a left-wing cross from Tom Newey.

But it was too little, too late to save Scunthorpe from an eighth home defeat of the season.

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Scoring Summary

  • Scunthorpe United
  • Hartlepool United
James Alabi (77')

Match Stats

  • Scunthorpe United
  • Hartlepool United
8(1) Shots (on goal) 5(2)
11 Fouls 12
4 Corner kicks 6
5 Offsides 3
48% Time of Possession 52%
0 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
4 Saves 4

Teams

  • Scunthorpe United
  • Hartlepool United
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