The Hartlepool Midshipmen and Swansea Alchemists have reached agreement for a long term relationship between the two clubs. Terms to follow:
.Hartlepool will invest 35k galleons in the Alchemists to be used for upgrading the academy and stadium.
.Hartlepool will assume all expenses
.Hartlepool will pay the minimum price to recuperate any of the players on loan.
.If the Alchemists should terminate the agreement before the agreed upon time, then the team shall be required to pay the initial 35k investment.
.Hartlepool players shall occupy three positions in the Alchemists lineup, and play both league and friendly matches each match day.
.The agreement shall last for three seasons, with an optional fourth that can be exercised. The deal will start with the arrival of the first Hartlepool player to the Alchemists.
.Each player must stay at least one season with the Alchemists. There shall be no early recalls without consent of the Alchemists.
.Once Hartlepool decides to recall a player, the Alchemists shall have five days to send back said player. This is so the Alchemists may have time to find a replacement.