Hartlepool United boss John Hughes says he won't walk away from the club despite their relegation to League Two
Hartlepool United boss John Hughes says he's delighted with his side's League One win over Pools
Hartlepool United boss John Hughes and defender Peter Hartley have been named League One Manager and Player of the Month for February
Hartlepool United has sacked its first team coach John Hughes.
The Scotsman only took over at Victoria Park last November, but he was unable to save Hartlepool from relegation to League Two.
Former Pool player Mickey Barron has also lost his job on the coaching staff.
The club have thanked the pair for their efforts in a statement late this afternoon and said there would be no further comment.
Hartlepool United have announced manager John Hughes has been sacked.
More to follow.
More than 100 Hartlepool United fans travelled to their last game, against Crawley Town dressed, as penguins.
The fancy dress is an end-of-season tradition for supporters. Last year, they dressed up as Smurfs.
Hartlepool United have begun looking to the future after their relegation was confirmed this week.
John Hughes' team will be playing their football in League Two next season.
The damage was done before Christmas and there was no escape despite Hartlepool's improved form in recent months.
Now, the Head Coach says they are determined to learn their lessons.
Hartlepool United have been relegated to League Two after Oldham's 1-0 win over Yeovil.
Despite an end of season resurgence from John Hughes' side, the result at Boundary Park leaves Pools eight points adrift of safety with just two games left to play, confirming the club's relegation to League Two.
Hartlepool United's crucial match away to Oldham Athletic has been re-arranged for Tuesday 19th March.
The fixture had originally been scheduled for tonight but was postponed due to a frozen pitch at Boundary Park.
Pools fans are being advised tickets will be available at the turnstiles on match day. The game will kick-off at 7:45pm.