TEAM NEWS: Bradford Park Avenue v Hartlepool United

Biko Bradnock-Brennan  in action against Billingham Town. Picture by FRANK REID
Biko Bradnock-Brennan in action against Billingham Town. Picture by FRANK REID

COLIN Cooper has named trialists Eugen Bopp and Biko Bradnock-Brennan in today’s starting line-up against Bradford Park Avenue,

But there is no place in the starting eleven for Tommy Miller and Michael Woods, the two midfielders training with the club, but the pair do make the bench at the Horsfall Stadium.

Cooper is expected to give the players starting the match around 60 minutes before making substitutions.

Marlon Harewood and Luke James start the match up front, the second pre-season friendly for Pools, following the 9-0 rout of Billingham Town,

Pools: Flinders, Austin, Duckworth (C), Brennan, Bates, Walker, Bopp, Compton, Parnaby, Harewood, James.

Subs: Rafferty, Rowbotham, Woods, Miller, Nearney, Jones, Franks, Collins, Richards, Hawkins, Holden.

Bradford Park Avenue (First Half): Maxsted, Black, Drury, Turner, Qualter, Mallory, Colbeck, Hotte, Chilaka, Walker, James.

Second Half: Morgan, Howarth, Miller, Kerr, Hewitt, Hotte, Frost, Turner, Barraclough, Marshall, Walker.