Craig Hignett has handed out debuts to five summer signings in today’s game against Sutton United, while Michael Raynes and Nicke Kabamba make second debuts after returning to the Club.
Ben Killip gets the nod in goal, while Romoney Crichlow-Noble slots in at left-back after joining the Club on loan from Huddersfield Town.
Gus Mafuta and Jason Kennedy are drafted in to a new-look midfield trio alongside Liam Noble, while Gime Toure makes his first competitive start for Pools against his former team.
Pools: Killip, Richardson, Kerr, Raynes, Crichlow-Noble, Mafuta, Kennedy, Noble, Toure, James, Kabamba.
Subs: Cunningham, Kitching, Bale, Featherstone, Holohan.