Late changes to the Pools team ahead of kick-off here at the International Stadium (3pm Kick Off)
Nicky Featherstone had been due to start but was replaced with Devante Rodney during the warm-up.
Conor Newton had also been scheduled to feature on the bench but was also replaced before kick-off. James Thorne and Tomi Adeloye took up the two spaces on the bench,
Keith Watson has been missing since September with a knee injury but returns to the squad for the match at the International Stadium.
Blair Adams will start at right back in place of Kenton Richardson who was injured in Saturday’s match with Maidenhead United, with Nicky Deverdics dropping back into the left back spot.
Lewis Hawkins is also back in the eleven this afternoon, with Conor Newton dropping to the bench.
Pools: Loach, Adams, Donnelly, Laing, Deverdics, Rodney, Hawkins, Woods, Franks, Cassidy, Oates.
Subs: Watson, Thorne, Adeloye, Munns, Rodney, Simpson.