HARTLEPOOL UNITED

 

 

("The Pool")

Year formed1908
Turned professional 1908
Limited company 1908
Previous namesHartlepools United: 1908 - 1968

Hartlepool: 1968 - 1977

Hartlepool United: 1977 - .

GroundVictoria Park, Clarence Road, Hartlepool TS24 8BZ

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements113 x 77 yards (103 x 70 metres)
Ground capacity7,833
Record attendance at present ground17,426 v Manchester United, FA Cup 3rd round, 5th January 1957 (lost 3-4)
League career

North Eastern League: 1908 - 1921

Division Three (North): 1921 - 1958

Division Four: 1958 - 1968

Division Three: 1968 - 1969

Division Four: 1969 - 1991

Division Three/Two: 1991 - 1994

Division Three: 1994 - 2003

Division Two/League One: 2003 - 2006

League Two: 2006 - 2007

League One: 2007 - 2013

League Two: 2013 - 2017

National League: 2017 - .

First Football League game27th August 1921 v Wrexham, Division Three (North), won 2-0 
Honours
EuropeanNone
Domestic - LeagueDivision Three (North) runners-up: 1956-57

Division Three/League Two runners-up: 2002-03, 2006-07

North Eastern League runners-up: 1909-10

Domestic - CupNone
Best League position2nd, Division Three (North), 1956-57
Lowest League position24th, Division Four, 1959-60, 1962-63
Furthest in FA Cup4th round, 1954-55, 1977-78, 1988-89, 1992-93, 2004-05
Furthest in League Cup4th round, 1974-75
Most League points 
2 for a win60, Division Four, 1967-68
3 for a win88, League Two, 2006-07
Fewest League points
2 for a win25, Division Three (North), 1923-24

25, Division Four, 1962-63

3 for a win36, Division Two, 1993-94
Most League goals scored90, Division Three (North), 1956-57
Most League goals conceded116, Division Three (North), 1932-33
Fewest League goals scored33, Division Three (North), 1923-24
Fewest League goals conceded39, Division Three (North), 1921-22
Most wins in a League season26, Division Three (North), 1955-56

26, League Two, 2006-07

Fewest wins in a League season7, Division Three (North), 1923-24

7, Division Four, 1962-63

Most draws in a League season19, Division Three, 1968-69
Fewest draws in a League season5, Division Three (North), 1931-32, , 1949-50, 1954-55, 1955-56
Most losses in a League season29, Division Four, 1959-60
Fewest losses in a League season9, Division Three, 2002-03
Record League win10-1 v Barrow, Division Four, 4th April 1959
Record Cup win6-0 v North Shields, FA Cup 1st round, 30th November 1946
Record defeat1-10 v Wrexham, Division Four, 3rd March 1962
Highest Number of League goals scored
in a season28, William Robinson, Division Three (North), 1927-28

28, Joe Allon, Division Four, 1990-91

in total98, Ken Johnson, 1949-64
Most League goals in one match5, Harry Simmons v Wigan Borough, Division Three (North), 1st January 1931

5, Bobby Folland v Oldham Athletic, Division Three (North), 15th April 1961

Most League appearances 447, Wattie Moore, 1948-64
Most capped player1, Ambrose Fogarty, Republic of Ireland, 1964
Youngest League playerDavid Foley, 16 years 105 days v Port Vale, 25th August 2003 
Highest Transfer Fee Received£750,000 for Tommy Miller to Ipswich Town, July 2001
Highest Transfer Fee Paid£75,000 for Chris Freestone from Northampton Town, March 1993

£75,000 for Gary Jones from Notts County, March 1999

£75,000 for Darrell Clarke from Mansfield Town, July 2001