Paul Murray has made three changes to his starting eleven for this afternoon’s FA Cup tie against East Thurrock United at Victoria Park (3pm kick-off).
Dan Jones comes in at left-back with Neil Austin switching to centre-back to partner Sam Collins in the absence of Scott Harrison who is unable to play for us in the FA Cup.
Jordan Richards comes in on the right side of midfield, while Sidney Schmeltz earns a place in the starting eleven after a lively debut from the substitutes’ bench against Newport County.
There is no place for Charlie Wyke who is not able to play in the competition for Pools, while Matthew Bates has recovered from a calf injury and takes his place on the bench.
Pools: Flinders, Duckworth, Collins, Austin, Jones, Richards, Featherstone, Walker, Franks, Schmeltz, Harewood.
Holden, Bates, Woods, Hawkins, Smith, Green, Crooks.Subs:
Sammons, Symons, Harris, Anderson, Paxman, Burton.Subs:
Hughes, Peddie, Wood, Goodacre, Stephen, Witherspoon, Parmenter, Bryant, Smith, Gilbey, Higgins.
East Thurrock United: