Stevenage 2-0 Hartlepool- Match Report

Last updated : 22 August 2015
Sheringham claims maiden victoryTeddy Sheringham racked up his first win as manager at the fifth attempt as Stevenage beat Hartlepool 2-0.Pools, with four wins from four this season, never got going and goals from Fraser Franks and Brett Williams secured a first win of the season for the former England striker.Charlie Lee scuffed a shot wide from close range early on after being played in by Rohdell Gordon

Pools then worked an opening on the edge of the area but Michael Woods allowed the ball to run through to keeper Chris Day.Rakish Bingham tried a snapshot on the turn but fired it straight into the hands of Day from 10 yards before the home side took the lead on the stroke of half-time.A corner from the left by Steven Schumacher curled into the six-yard area where Fraser Franks was unmarked to head in.It took Pools until the 75th minute before they got going

Substitute Rhys Oates got in on goal but his touch was heavy and Mark Hughes cleared off the line.Then Bingham sliced a shot into the side-netting and Ebby Nelson-Addy had a goalbound shot saved.But Sheringham's side won it with two minutes to go thanks to Williams' neat finish from a long ball

Source : PA

Source: PA

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