Hartlepool have been dealt a double injury blow with both Matthew Bates and Scott Fenwick expected to be sidelined long term.
Hartlepool United have signed former Middlesbrough defender Matthew Bates following his release from Bradford City.
Bradford defender Matthew Bates has signed a new contract that will keep him at the club until the end of the season.
Bradford have signed former Middlesbrough captain Matthew Bates.
Matthew Bates hopes to re-establish himself for Bristol City following illness and Sean O'Driscoll's arrival as manager.
Bristol City defender Matthew Bates has signed a new deal to keep him at Ashton Gate until the end of the season.
Matthew Bates admits it will be strange going back to the Riverside when Bristol City face Middlesbrough this weekend.
Bristol City have secured the services of defender Matthew Bates on a two-month deal.
Matthew Bates is training with Bristol City, the Championship club have confirmed.
Matthew Bates has left Middlesbrough after failing to agree a new deal with the Championship club.
Middlesbrough manager Tony Mowbray has dismissed speculation that he has an interest in Blackpool's Barry Ferguson.
Tony Mowbray insists he will not be held to ransom by agents over wage claims after a number of Middlesbrough players saw their contracts expire.
Middlesbrough have pledged to stand by captain Matthew Bates, after his latest injury setback.
Middlesbrough are set to be boosted by the return of striker Scott McDonald this weekend.
Middlesbrough captain Matthew Bates has suffered a cruciate knee ligament injury for the fifth time in his career.
Middlesbrough manager Tony Mowbray is waiting to learn the extent of a knee injury suffered by Matthew Bates against Ipswich Town.
Middlesbrough's Matthew Bates hopes their FA Cup clash with Sunderland will prove their Premier League credentials.
Middlesbrough captain Matthew Bates has revealed that he will delay any talks over his future until the summer.
Matthew Bates has told Middlesbrough's fans that they need their full support in the battle for Championship promotion.
Peterborough manager Darren Ferguson saluted Paul Taylor's stunning strike which earned a point.
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