Hartlepool manager Dave Challinor revealed he asked his squad if any of them were not comfortable playing their Vanarama National League match at Sutton amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
Sutton and Hartlepool played out a 1-1 draw at Gander Green Lane in front of a slightly larger crowd than usual in the Vanarama National League on Saturday.
Sutton have overtaken Torquay in the Vanarama National League after maintaining a first-half advantage to secure a 2-0 victory at Gander Green Lane.
Devante Rodney scored a late winner for Halifax as they climbed to third in the Vanarama National League standings after a 1-0 win over Sutton.
Omar Bugiel’s first-half strike saw Sutton end a run of five games without a win after a 1-0 victory over Bromley at Hayes Lane.