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Hartlepool United in Girls Cup final

A North East school are competing as Hartlepool United in this year's Football League Girls Cup final at Wembley.

The girls, from Northfield School and Sports College in Billingham, are playing against Brentford (Elthorne Park High School) in the final which is taking place ahead of today's Johnstone's Paint Trophy final.

Moore wants away improvement for Hartlepool

Hartlepool United boss Ronnie Moore says his side must improve their away form in order to stay in the Football League.

Despite a 1-0 defeat at home to Burton Albion yesterday, Pools have won four of the last six games at Victoria Park. In contrast, they have only taken one point from their previous six away games.

Pools are eight points adrift at the bottom of League Two and Moore says Hartlepool need to start earning points on the road to stay up.

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Hasselbaink pleased after Burton win at Hartlepool

Burton Albion manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has praised his side after going top of League Two last night.

The Staffordshire club leapfrogged Shrewsbury in the table after beating Hartlepool United 1-0 with a 90th minute goal from Florent Cuvelier at Victoria Park.

Former Middlesbrough striker Hasselbaink said he was pleased with his team's performance against Pools.

Newcastle striker Campbell joins Hartlepool on loan

Newcastle United striker Adam Campbell has joined Hartlepool United on loan Credit: John Walton/EMPICS Sport

Newcastle United striker Adam Campbell has joined fellow North East side Hartlepool United on a one-month loan deal.

The 19-year-old, a product of the renowned Wallsend Boys Club, made his competitive debut for the Magpies against Greek side Atromitos in the Europa League in 2012. He has since had several other loan spells at Carlisle United, St Mirren and Fleetwood Town.

Campbell has been handed the number 29 shirt and could make his Pools debut against York City on Saturday.

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Murray wants to make Hartlepool 'a fortress'

Hartlepool United boss Paul Murray believes his side's home form could be key to lifting the club out of the relegation zone.

Pools are bottom of the table in League Two and have only won one league match at Victoria Park this season. But Murray says he wants to make the stadium 'a fortress' for the home side.

Hartlepool host local rivals York City on Saturday.

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