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Hartlepool Match Postponed

Today's match at the Liberty Stadium has been mutually postponed due to the tragic death of Hartlepool United's 20 Year old midfeilder Michael Maidens.

Maidens was travelling a Vaxhall Corsa on the A174 in North Yorkshire when the accident occurred. Yorkshire Police have confirmed that the Corsa which Maidens had been travelling in lost control and hit a metal post causing fatal injuries to the passenger.

Both clubs were in mutual agreement that the fixture could not be played out of respect to the Hartlepool Players , Staff and The Family of Mr Maidens.

Swansea City have released a statement regarding the tragic news from Yorkshire.

Swansea's Official Statement read:

"Our thoughts and best wishes are with Michael's family, the club and the players at this very sad time.

It was a mutual decision by the clubs to call the game off"


Everyone at Vital Swansea would like to offer their condolences to his family at a very sad and difficult time.




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Date:Saturday October 20 2007

Time: 11:54AM

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Had to be called off. RIP Michael Maidens
Burdett
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20/10/2007 12:35:00

they were good to call it off. well done boys.
Scarface4051
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20/10/2007 14:49:00

Wouldn't have been right to play under these conditions.
jack hammers
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20/10/2007 15:08:00

Sad sad story,. seems to be the thing this season though, football has lost a few players this year!
g4nty
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22/10/2007 13:23:00

 

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