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Murray takes over as Hartlepool manager

Hartlepool have named Oldham youth-team coach Paul Murray as their new manager.

The Sky Bet League Two strugglers parted company with Colin Cooper at the start of the month and Sam Collins has been in caretaker charge for the last four games.

The club have now moved to bring in Murray, who played for the north east club between 2010 and 2013, with Willie Donachie as his number two and Collins remaining as assistant first/reserve-team coach.

Pools are currently second from bottom in League Two having won just three games all season and with a goal difference of minus 14.


Worthington quits York

Nigel Worthington
Nigel Worthington has departed York. Credit: PA

Nigel Worthington has resigned as York City manager, leaving the club in 22nd place in League Two.

The former Northern Ireland boss has quit following Saturday's 2-1 defeat to Newport.

After Saturday's result and in the best interests of York City, I have made the difficult decision to leave.

In recent weeks, performances have not been up to my high standards and I take full responsibility for this.

– Nigel Worthington speaking to the club's official site


Wycombe top of League Two

Joe Jacobson
Joe Jacobson scored a long range free-kick. Credit: PA

Wycombe moved to the top of the League Two table with a win over 10-man Morecambe.

Wonder strikes from Sam Wood and Joe Jacobson, as well as a Paul Hayes goal helped Gareth Ainsworth's side maintain their unbeaten record over Morecambe who were in the game for long periods but saw their challenge hit by the sending off of star man Jamie Devitt.

Andy Fleming got Morecambe's consolation strike.

McDonald rejects Carlisle job

West Ham assistant boss Neil McDonald has turned down the chance to become Carlisle manager.

Sam Allardyce's number two was in the frame to replace the sacked Graham Kavanagh at the club where he previously had a spell in charge eight years ago.

But McDonald has decided to stay at Upton Park leaving the Cumbrians, currently bottom of League Two, looking elsewhere for a new boss.

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