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Girls from a U-11 football team at a Hartlepool school have been crowned Durham and Cleveland champions.
St Aidan’s C of E Memorial Primary School won on points and goals scored in a round robin tournament against teams from East Cleveland, Middlesbrough and Redcar and Stockton to seize the title.
They now go on to compete in the north of England regional finals taking place in Liverpool or Manchester in March next year.
"It is an incredible achievement and the girls are absolutely delighted. We only started three years ago and at first we only had 12 players turning up for training.
“Now we get well over 30 every Friday night. Everyone is so enthusiastic and dedicated.
This is richly deserved and we would look forward with confidence to the regional finals.”
Hartlepool United exited the FA Cup after suffering a 4-0 away defeat to Port Vale.
Hartlepool were knocked out of the competition in the second round after a disappointing display at Vale Park.
Pools were down 3-0 in the first 30 minutes and saw manager Craig Hignett sent to the stands by the end of the first half. The rout was complete in the second half after a penalty was scored by former Newcastle United midfielder Ryan Taylor.
Following Hartlepool's FA Cup departure, they can now concentrate back on the League where they face Cambridge United next at home.
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One of the men is also being questioned in connection with a stabbing in the town this week.Read the full story ›
Gerald Martin from Hartlepool was convicted of serious sexual offences over a 20-year period beginning in the 1970s.Read the full story ›
Police have charged a 40-year-old man with attempted murder after a woman suffered 'life changing' injuries in Hartlepool.
A 24-year-old woman was assaulted in Stephen Street in the early hours of November 23.
Police have arrested a 40-year-old man in connection with a serious assault which took place in Stephen Street, Hartlepool at 3.20am today (November 23).
24-year-old woman was found with serious neck injuries and remains in a critical condition in hospital.
The man who was being treated in James Cook University Hospital for serious head injuries following an incident on Friday November 18 at his home in Rydal Street, Hartlepool, died on Monday and police are now treating his death as murder.
The man has been named as 56-year-old Stanley Burgon. A post mortem has taken place and further tests are to be carried out.
The 32-year-old woman and the 42-year-old man arrested in connection with the incident remain on police bail and enquiries are continuing.
Police were called to an assault at an address on Stephen Street, Hartlepool, at around 3.20am this morning, (November 23).
A 24-year- old woman was found with serious neck injuries and is currently in a critical condition in hospital. Her injuries have been described as “life changing”.
Detectives are currently carrying out enquiries to trace a man who may have information to assist the investigation.