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Hartlepool in trouble

Hartlepool United have to find £200,000 in the next 14 days to cover player wages and a HMRC bill, otherwise they could be forced into administration: Deadline edges closer

They were relegated from the Football League to the Conference last season and, like many clubs, have not found the adjustment easy on or off the pitch.

From six expressions of interest, two potential investors remain in the frame, both of them from overseas.

Hartlepool fans have won many friends by dressing up for the last away game of the season. Here they descend the escalators at London Bridge for a match at Charlton Athletic.

One issue is the debt pile of £1.8m. Meanwhile, fans from around the world are rallying to save the club: Campaign gathers pace

Former manager Chris Turner has called for openness from the club on the extent of its financial problems: Financial crisis


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