Hartlepool United player ratings photo gallery: 'One of his best displays' - Two 9's as Pools hit the top with excellent display
It may be early days but John Askey’s side have made a fine start to the 2023-24 campaign and they demonstrated that further with a second successive 3-1 victory on home soil.
After a fairly even opening, Pools stepped up a gear to race into a two-goal lead thanks to Emmanuel Dieseruvwe’s header and Callum Cooke’s first goal of the season.
Askey’s side were a threat every time they came forward and might have added to their lead before being hit with a late sucker-punch on the stroke of half-time as Gold Omotayo reduced the deficit when his strike found a way through Joel Dixon.
But Pools weren’t to be denied as Dieseruvwe added his second of the game early in the second half as Askey’s men hit top stop.
The Premier League have released audio conversations between Video Assistant Referee officials laying bare the panic that set in after Luis Diaz’s goal was wrongly disallowed during Liverpool’s defeat at Tottenham.
A humpback whale calf was successfully freed from a shark net off the Queensland coast early on October 1 after being stuck there for hours, with its mother’s cries of distress audible through the night to locals.Damien Coulter recorded this drone footage of the imperiled calf, with its distressed mother nearby.“You could hear the mother’s distress call from all hours of the morning at Alexandra Headland,” Coulter wrote on Instagram. “The baby calf was fully entangled and time was running out.”Another local told the ABC the mother’s cries were “echoing through the whole headland”.Coulter said that fisheries department was called and managed to release the calf. Both mother and calf swam away freely shortly after, he said. Credit: Damian Coulter via Storyful