TEAM NEWS: Newport County v Hartlepool United

Sam Collins gets in a header against Rotherham in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy. Picture by FRANK REID

Sam Collins gets in a header against Rotherham in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy. Picture by FRANK REID

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COLIN Cooper has made two changes to his Hartlepool United side for this evening’s League Two match away to Newport County at Rodney Parade.

Jack Compton and Christian Burgess return to the Pools starting 11 with veteran defeder Sam Collins and winger Jonathan Franks dropping down to the bench.

Brad Walker, this week called up to a two-day England Under-18 training camp, is on the bench.

Pools: Flinders, Austin (C), Baldwin, Burgess, Duckworth, Dolan, Walton, Monkhouse, Compton, Poole, James.

Subs: Rafferty, Collins, Franks, Sweeney, Richards, Rodney, Walker.

Newport: Pidgeley, Yakubu (C), Chapman, Crow, Willmott, Washington, Jackson, Naylor, Oshilaja, Worley, Jolley.

Subs: Stephens, James, Minshull, Jones, Flynn, Redman.

Referee: Stephen Martin. Assistant Referees: Steven Plane, Mark Pottage.