Team News: Eastleigh v Pools

Fraser Kerr, Dagenham & Redbridge v Hartlepool United

Craig Hignett remains without the services of Fraser Kerr who continue to receive treatment for the foot injury sustained in the game at Dagenham & Redbridge.

Ryan Donaldson and Nicky Featherstone will also be sidelined as the pair serve the final game of their suspensions after both saw red in Saturday’s defeat to Dover Athletic.

Niko Muir is still feeling a hamstring problem though has begun light training, while Luke Molyneux (foot) and Luke Williams (knee) are still unavailable for selection.

Myles Anderson is also still out with concussion and the Club will follow its protocol over such injuries before returning the defender to action.

Eastleigh boss Ben Strevens has been contending with injury problems of his own and will check on front man Scott Rendell ahead of Saturday’s game after he missed their midweek win at Torquay United with hamstring trouble.

Midfielder Jack McKnight came off the bench during the closing stages at Plainmoor and will hope to press for a start against Pools this weekend.

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