Guisborough Town v Hartlepool United: Strong Pools side at King George V Ground

Padraig Amond. Picture: HUFC
Padraig Amond. Picture: HUFC

Craig Hignett named a strong side for tonight's friendly at Guisborough.

Three of his summer signings started at the King George V Ground, Lewis Alessandra, Padraig Amond and Toto Nsiala.

Trevor Carson returned after a sore toe ruled him out of Saturday's 0-0 draw at Livingston.

Guisborough: Thackeray, Roddam, Oldfield, Carling, Galloway, Charmay, Blythe, Blake, Smith, Youldon, Bulmer.

Subs: McPhillips, Ferguson, Clarke, Helm, Farrington, Snook, Lee Beblowski, Evans

Pools: Carson, Donnelly, Bates, Nsiala, Carroll, Featherstone, Woods, Hawkins, Alessandra, Paynter, Amond.

Subs: Dudzinski, Pollock, Green.