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Hartlepool United

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The most famous person to be associated with Hartlepool United is Brian Clough, who went on to achieve managerial glory with Derby County and to an even greater degree Nottingham Forest. He began his managerial career at Hartlepool in October 1965 before moving on to Derby two seasons later.

Another famous ex-manager is Cyril Knowles, who took over as manager in December 1989 and the following season helped them win promotion to the Third Division.

Hartlepool were also managed by former Northern Ireland international Danny Wilson. Wilson joined the club in June 2006 after leaving MK Dons and led the team to promotion in his first season in charge. Wilson was dismissed in December 2008 with team performances failing to reach expectations.


Hartlepool United – History

In 1905 the amateur team West Hartlepool F.C. won the FA Amateur Cup which at the time was considered second only to the FA Cup. Partly as a result of this the opportunity for a professional team arose in 1908, when West Hartlepool Rugby Club went bust leaving their stadium …

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Victoria Park Ground Guide

Hartlepool United Ground Guide

The ground was greatly improved in the mid 1990’s, with the construction of two new stands at one end and one side of the ground. The four sides of the ground are known as the Town End Terrace, The Camerons Brewery Stand, The Cyril Knowles Stand and the Rink End. …

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Victoria Park History

The land in which Victoria Park resides was originally used as a limestone quarry, which was owned by the North-Eastern Railway Company. However in 1886 the land was bought by West Hartlepool Rugby Football Club for the development of a new rugby ground. The ground was then named the Victoria …

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