Results tagged “Hartlepool”
Daredevils parachuting on to the pitch, opera singers and a guard of honour from visitors Hartlepool greeted champions Charlton for this glorious season's finale.
But if the runaway leaders expected an easy ride in their quest for the three points they would have been mistaken.
Charlton stumbled to a 2-1 loss at Hartlepool on Tuesday night to give new manager Chris Powell his first taste of defeat.
The Addicks went behind in the first half when Andy Monkhouse scored but Nathan Eccleston equalised at the beginning of the second.
It's a familiar, heartbreaking football story.
Millwall hold a slender lead in the closing stages, and have piled up a scruffy mountain of missed chances. The ball loops up to the back post, and a Hartlepool head meets it from close range. This time, however, their luck is in.
A stunning 30-yard strike from teenager Scott Wagstaff helped Charlton to a narrow victory at home to Hartlepool on Tuesday night.
The away side were keen to bounce back from a 5-0 drubbing against MK Dons at the weekend and proved difficult for the Addicks to break down.
Saturday's clash at The Valley between Charlton and Hartlepool has been called off.
Frost covers, which had been on the pitch since New Year's Day were not able to prevent the surface freezing and the club announced on Thursday morning that the game would be postponed.