Hartlepool United’s Durham Challenge Cup tie with Darlington could be moved to a different venue later this month, the Hartlepool Mail say.
Pools were handed a third-round away fixture against the Quakers, with the game due to take place the week preceding January 26. But in his pre-match programme notes ahead of Darlington’s home fixture with Kidderminster, chief executive David Johnston revealed the match could be moved from Blackwell Meadows to Darlington’s former home, The Northern Echo Arena.
“As I write it is not clear where we will play this fixture, either here at Blackwell or at the Arena,” said Johnston.
“This decision is currently under discussion with the local Safety Advisory Group and will be influenced by policing and security.”
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