Dave Challinor will welcome Gime Toure back in to contention
for Saturday's game against Stockport County after the front man completed a
The Pools boss has had to contend with a fairly busy
treatment room but has been able to add a new recruit in the shape of full-backMacauley Southam-Hales who has joined on loan from Fleetwood Town.
Kenton Richardson is still battling back from an ankle
issue, Fraser Kerr's back injury is still giving cause for concern, whileMichael Raynes also remains sidelined with a thigh problem.
Josh Hawkes (groin), Adam Bale (knee), Luke James (groin)
and Luke Williams (hamstring) are all also still ruled out of action at themoment.
Stockport County could hand a debut to winger Danny Lloydwho returned to the club on loan from Salford City this week.
Lloyd is a firm favourite at Edgeley Park having scored 29goals in 2016/17 before securing a move in to the EFL with Peterborough United.
Midfielder Darren Stephenson is still recovering from injuryand won't feature at Victoria Park.