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Team News: Cheltenham Town v Pools

27 April 2017

We take a look at the latest info from both camps ahead of Saturday’s Sky Bet League Two game against Cheltenham Town at Whaddon Road (3pm kick-off).

Matthew Bates must decide whether to make any changes to his starting eleven after taking temporary charge of First Team affairs following the departure of Dave Jones.

Trevor Carson was back on the substitutes’ bench against Barnet on Saturday well ahead of schedule after his shoulder operation and a decision must be made over whether he comes in to contention to start against his former club this weekend.

Liam Donnelly will sit out the trip to Whaddon Road as he completes a two-game suspension following his red card at Leyton Orient, while Kenton Richardson is still struggling with an ankle injury.

Cheltenham’s stand-in boss Russell Milton has no new injury concerns ahead of the crunch clash with Pools, though defender Daniel O’Shaughnessy is still sidelined with a foot problem.

Milton must mull over what side is best for Saturday’s game after seeing Town beaten 3-0 by promotion-chasing Blackpool last time out.

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