Craig Hignett must decide whether to make any changes to his
starting eleven for this weekend's trip to Maidenhead United after seeing Pools
Ryan Donaldson is closing in on a return to action after a
calf problem during pre-season, while Myles Anderson has been building up hisfitness and the defender is nearing a comeback.
Luke Molyneux is also making good progress in his recovery
from a leg injury sustained in last month's friendly at York City but Saturday'sgame is expected to come too soon for the winger.
Luke Williams was back in the squad again on Tuesday night
but Josh Hawkes (hamstring) and Kenton Richardson (ankle) are still a couple ofweeks away from fitness.
Former Pools striker Jake Cassidy is a likely starter for
Maidenhead; the front man joined The Magpies during the summer and scored thewinner on his debut at Stockport County last weekend.
Danny Whitehall came in to replace James Akintunde alongside
Cassidy for Tuesday night's draw with Chesterfield and will hope to keep hisplace in Alan Devonshire's line-up this weekend.