Team News: Harewood back for Hartlepool United away at Shrewsbury

Marlon Harewood. Picture by FRANK REID
Marlon Harewood. Picture by FRANK REID
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MARLON Harewood is restored to the Hartlepool United team as boss Ronnie Moore makes one change for the match away at Shrewsbury Town.

The 35-year-old has returned from a three-match suspension and is straight back into the side for the match against fourth-placed Shrews at Greenhous Meadow.

Scott Fenwick drops down to the bench despite scoring the opener is last weekend’s 2-0 home win over Cheltenham Town.

Midfielder Lewis Hawkins is also back among the subs after a one-match suspension while Brad Walker has also shaken off a thigh problem and is on the bench.

Pools - seven points adrift at the bottom of Sky Bet League Two - are expected to line up in a 4-4-2 formation, with Rakish Bingham partnering Harewood up front.

Pools (4-4-2): Flinders (C), Duckworth, Harrison, Jones, Austin, Franks, Tshibola, Woods, Compton, Harewood, Bingham.

Subs: Maxted, Bates, Walker, Featherstone, Hawkins, Smith, Fenwick.

Shrewsbury (3-5-2): Leutwiler, Grandison, Demetriou, Woods, Ellis, Goldson, Collins, Lawrence (C), Gayle, Wesolowski, Mangan.

Subs: Halstead, Vincent, Vernon, Clark, Grant, Akpa-Akpro, Randall.

Referee: Seb Stockbridge (Tyne & Wear)