Hartlepool United travel to Rochdale on Easter Monday looking to bounce back from their defeat to Port Vale. (Credit: Will Matthews | MI News)

Former Newcastle United defender to miss Hartlepool United's trip to Rochdale in one of three changes in our predicted XI including Huddersfield Town goalkeeper and Burton Albion midfielder

Hartlepool United will be looking to bounce back from their Good Friday defeat against Port Vale when they travel to Rochdale.

By Joe Ramage
Sunday, 17th April 2022, 5:00 pm

Graeme Lee takes his side to the Crown Oil Arena on Easter Monday looking to improve on a run of just one win in eight games following Friday’s 1-0 reverse at the Suit Direct Stadium.

But Pools gave a solid account of themselves in that defeat to promotion chasing Port Vale and will be hoping they can carry that performance over into Monday’s trip to Greater Manchester.

The reverse fixture saw Lee take charge of his first game at the Suit Direct Stadium where Mark Shelton capped the evening with a late winner as Pools came from behind to claim all three points.

Lee will be stretched with his squad however having only named six substitutes on Friday due to a number of injuries in the squad.

And with Jamie Sterry also going off injured in that game, we predict our starting XI:

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