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Boro win again

Middlesbrough recorded a fourth straight pre-season victory with a 2-0 success at Hartlepool United.

New signing James Husband was given his first start by visitors who struck twice during the second-half.

Substitute Adam Reach looped a header over keeper Scott Flinders following Kike's cross shortly after the restart.

And fellow replacement Bradley Fewster then nodded a second from newcomer Husband's delivery with twenty minutes remaining.

Hartlepool United: Flinders, Duckworth, Holden, Greening, Austin, Bates, Parnaby (Rowbotham 72), Walker, Harewood, James, Compton (Franks 59)

subs: Rafferty. Collins, Smith, Jones, Richards

Middlesbrough: Konstantopoulos, Bennett, Husband, Burgess, Hines, Whitehead (Morris 75), Leadbitter, Adomah, Kike (Fewster 60), L. Williams, Halliday (Atkinson 70)

subs: Mejias, Gibson, Tomlin, Reach

Ref: T. Harrington

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Date:Thursday July 31 2014

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