BREAKING NEWS: Hartlepool United manager Craig Hignett sacked

BNT Media Breaking News

Hartlepool United have today sacked manager Craig Hignett.

Pools sit 19th in the EFL League 2 table, only 4 points above the relegation zone following Saturdays 1-0 defeat at Crawley Town.

Under Hignett, who has been manager since February 2016, Hartlepool have won only 15 games, out of 52.

Hignett was previously Assistant Manager of Hartlepool United during his ex-Boro team mate Colin Cooper’s stint as manager from May 2013.