Date: 14th August 2016 at 12:16pm
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Hartlepool’s League 2 season continued with a win against Exeter at St James Park on Saturday.

Two-goals in less than as many minutes from Hartlepool saw Pools come from a goal-down to collect all three-points at Exeter with a two-one win.

Exeter took a first half lead through Liam McAlinden, which was taken into half time.

That goal looked as though it would be enough to see Exeter through to a win but the Grecians were stunned when Michael Woods equalised for Hartlepool on 74-minutes.

They were left shell shocked 90-seconds later when Billy Paynter won it for Pools.

Here’s a round up of the League 1 action from the other matches played.


Sat 13 Aug 2016 – League Two
Barnet 2-0 Accrington 15:00
Carlisle 1-0 Plymouth 15:00
Colchester 2-0 Cambridge 15:00
Crewe 0-0 Portsmouth 15:00
Doncaster 1-1 Crawley 15:00
Exeter 1-2 Hartlepool 15:00
Leyton Orient 0-1 Newport 15:00
Luton 1-1 Yeovil 15:00
Mansfield 1-1 Cheltenham 15:00
Morecambe 2-1 Blackpool 15:00
Notts County 1-1 Stevenage 15:00
Wycombe 2-1 Grimsby 15:00

A hangover from the play-off defeat last season for Plymouth seems to be ongoing with Argyle beaten again.

This time Plymouth suffered a one-nil defeat at Carlisle who had held Portsmouth last weekend with Pompey playing out another draw (one-one) at Crewe.

Grimsby’s return to the Football League saw them win last time but the Mariners were beaten two-one at Wycombe this time with Colchester, relegated from League 1 last season, up and running with a two-nil win over Cambridge at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

Blackpool were another to drop into League 2 for this season, after a league and cup win, were beaten two-one at Exeter.

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