We take a look at the latest from both camps ahead of Saturday’s FA Trophy tie against Harrogate Town at The CNG Stadium (3pm kick-off).
Dave Challinor has hinted that he could make changes for Saturday’s FA Trophy tie against Harrogate Town at The CNG Stadium (3pm kick-off).
The Pools boss has admitted that he will not take risks with any of his players who are carrying knocks, especially given that Town play on an artificial surface.
Luke James underwent a scan on the groin injury he suffered in the game against Exeter City and the Club are awaiting news on that but the front man will definitely miss the trip to Harrogate.
Loan man Tyler Hamilton could come in line for a full debut after being ineligible for Tuesday night’s FA Cup replay, while fellow new recruit Mark Shelton is also in contention after joining on loan from Salford City.
Aaron Cunningham has made good progress in his recovery from a knee injury and could come in to the equation, while Peter Kioso is also close to return following a concussion problem.
Luke Molyneux is still working to build up his fitness following his ankle operation and remains a few weeks away from a return, while Luke Williams is also working his way back from a hamstring strain.
Harrogate boss Simon Weaver remains without front man Mark Beck who is still injured and defender Warren Burrell will miss out as he completes a three-game suspension.