Antony Sweeney has no new injury worries ahead of Saturday’s National League game against Barnet at Victoria Park (3pm kick-off).
Luke Williams played almost half an hour in Wednesday’s Durham County Challenge Cup game at Shildon after recovering from knee surgery but now needs to build up his match fitness.
Myles Anderson is edging closer to a return to contention after concussion, leaving Luke Molyneux as the only longer-term absentee as he continues his rehabilitation from an ankle operation.
Barnet boss Darren Currie also has an almost fully-fit squad to choose from as he brings his Bees outfit to The Vic this weekend.
However, front man Alfie Pavey is definitely sidelined after suffering a broken leg in last Saturday’s FA Cup tie against Potters Bar.
Former Pools keeper Scott Loach is set to make his first return to The Vic since leaving the Club during the summer.