Ryan Noble goes straight into the team for today’s match at Crewe Alexandra, after re-joining Pools on loan from Sunderland yesterday.
The young striker will partner Steve Howard up front, with James Poole dropping to the bench.
Peter Hartley retains the captain’s armband and will again partner Jack Baldwin at the centre of defence – Sam Collins is named on the bench.
Pools: Flinders, Austin, Baldwin, Hartley, Holden, Franks, Murray, Sweeney, Monkhouse, Noble, Howard
Subs: McHugh, Collins, Humphreys, Horwood, Poole, James, Lynch
Crewe: Martin, Tootle, Davis, Ellis, Clayton, Murphy, Pogba, Leitch Smith, Mellor, Aneke, Bond
Garratt, Dugdale, Turton, Robertson, Ray, Daniels, Waters Subs: