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Touching Distance - Reviewing April 2021

Hello and welcome to the penultimate review of the season, well let’s hope it’s the penultimate review, should our season be extended into June next month’s review will be a bumper six-week affair. Lucky you. Anyway, back to the present (or should that be ‘the past’?!), April started with the news that Richie Bennett had joined Hartlepool United on loan until the end of the season. The statement released by County said that he wanted to play regularly, something he hadn’t been doing a lot since Simon Rusk took over as manager. One wouldn’t begrudge Bennett the opportunity to join a top National League side, but the timing and Hartlepool’s close proximity to County in the league make the move somewhat frustrating. As we subsequently found out in the interview between Jon Keighren and Simon Wilson, Hartlepool were only one of a few clubs who could afford to take a player of Bennett’s stature on loan, hence the reason for his move there, but it’s a risk and one County will certainly be ho