Hartlepool United v Oxford United: Pools unchanged

HARTLEPOOL United were today unchanged for the visit of Oxford United.

The only alteration to the 18 which went to Bristol Rovers was the return of Steve Howard, who replaced Jordan Richards on the bench.

Oxford were minus Andy Whing and Dave Kitson, who are serving suspensions.

Pools: Flinders, Duckworth, Burgess, Baldwin, Austin; Franks, Walton, Dolan, Compton; James, Monkhouse.

Subs: Rafferty, Collins, Holden, Sweeney, Poole, Rodney, Howard

Oxford: Clarke, Newey, Raynes, Rigg, Smalley, Potter, Hunt, Hall, Willisams, Rose, Mullins.

Subs: Jalal, O’Dowda, Ruffels, Bevans, Marsh, Davies, Constable

Referee: Jeremy Simpson (Lancs)