Craig Hignett has made three changes to his eleven for this afternoon’s FA Cup Second Round match with Port Vale (3pm kick off).
Rob Jones returns to partner Matthew Bates at the back, while left back Jake Carroll also returns to the side.
Michael Woods is the third change as he comes in to replace Lewis Hawkins in the middle, with Hawkins named amongst the subs.
Former Port Vale man Billy Paynter starts the game from the bench.
Scott Harrison is suspended for the game, while Liam Donnelly again misses out through injury.
Port Vale: Alnwick, Streete, Kelly, Tavares, Cicilia, Kiko, Smith, Jones, Amoros, De Freitas, Taylor.
Subs: MacIntosh, Paterson, Mbamba, Pereira, Santos, Shalaj, Gibbons.
Pools: Carson, Nsiala, Bates, Jones, Carroll, Featherstone, Woods, Laurent, Alessandra, Amond, Deverdics.
Subs: Bartlett, Richards, Martin, Hawkins, Paynter, Orrell, Oates.