Midfielder Liam Noble made his first appearance in four weeks following an injury lay-off, but blazed a second-half penalty at the Leyton Orient goalkeeper to deny Pools a win.
And Craig Hignett has said that he’s now been taken off them altogether.
Noble alluded to the fact that he’s already missed three spot-kicks this season, and it looks like youngster Josh Hawkes will be his successor.
Adam Hassell reports from Hartlepool United’s Victoria Park…
Commentary courtesy of BBC Tees
Picture Credit: Hartlepool United Football Club
Trainee Sports Journalist at Teesside University.