Michael Duckworth has returned to the starting line-up for this evening’s game against Mansfield Town at Victoria Park (7.45pm kick-off).
The Pools star has now returned to full fitness following a foot injury and goes in to Colin Cooper’s side this evening in place of Simon Walton who is suspended after being sent-off at Oxford.
Young defender Dan Jones is included on the substitutes’ bench for the first time.
Simon Walton will be joining the Pools Player commentary team from 7.35pm tonight – click here for details on how you can sign-up and listen to our live online coverage.
Pools: Flinders, Richards, Collins, Burgess, Holden, Walker, Duckworth, Compton, Barmby, Harewood, James.
Rafferty, Jones, Hawkins, Rowbotham, Sweeney, Franks, Poole.Subs:
Marriott, Jennings, Howell, Murray, Dempster, Riley, Beevers, McGuire, Rhead, Sutton, Palmer.Mansfield Town:
Clucas, Clements, Westlake, Meikle, Daniel, Speight, Stevenson.Subs: