David Mirfin and Marvin Morgan are both handed their Pools debuts in this afternoon’s Sky Bet League Two game against Portsmouth at Fratton Park.
That means that Pools will line-up in a new-look 3-5-2 formation, with Mirfin operating between Scott Harrison and Dan Jones at the back.
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Pools: Flinders, Duckworth, Harrison, Mirfin, Jones, Austin, Bates, Tshibola, Woods, Fenwick, Morgan.
Subs: Maxted, Richards, Holden, Walker, Featherstone, Franks, Harewood.