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Team News: Scunthorpe United v Pools

22 February 2013

John Hughes will assess his options ahead of Saturday's trip to face Scunthorpe United at Glanford Park (3pm kick-off).

The Pools boss has named an unchanged starting line-up throughout a five-game unbeaten sequence and could opt to leave things along again at the weekend. 

However, Steve Howard and Luke James made match-winning impacts when coming off the bench against Leyton Orient on Saturday and could come in to contention for starting roles. 

Antony Sweeney is still out with a knee injury, while Jordan Richards is out for the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on his knee problem.

Scunthorpe boss Brian Laws could hand a debut to new loan signing James Alabi following his arrival from Stoke City on Thursday.

Christian Ribeiro played an hour for the Reserves on Monday after returning from injury but the weekend game may come too soon for him.

Matt Godden's back problem makes him a doubt but Akpo Sodje is expected to shake off an ankle injury to feature against Pools.

Robbie Gibbons, Damien Mozika and Callum Kennedy are definitely out, with former Pools loanee Eddie Nolan set to be handed a start.

Connor Jennings is also back in contention for The Iron after returning from a loan spell at Stockport County.

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