Hartlepool United starting XI to face Salford City as Graeme Lee makes two changes from Mansfield Town draw

Hartlepool United face Salford City at the Suit Direct Stadium.

By Joe Ramage
Saturday, 2nd April 2022, 2:04 pm

Graeme Lee’s side return to action this afternoon looking to build on their spirited draw with Mansfield Town in midweek.

Pools came from two down to claim a creditable point from the Stags with Lee keen to see his side kick on and enjoy the rest of the campaign.

There was a blow for Pools in that draw however as key man Luke Molyneux was carried off with a leg injury which has ruled him out of this afternoon’s meeting with the Ammies.

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Mark Shelton returns to the Hartlepool United starting line-up to face Salford City. (Credit: Will Matthews | MI News)

In Molyneux’s place comes Newcastle United loanee Joe White while former Salford midfielder Mark Shelton also returns to the starting line-up in place of Bryn Morris.

Morris misses out altogether as Marcus Carver returns to the squad having missed out on Tuesday through illness.

Lee sticks with the 4-3-3 system as White joins Joe Grey and Omar Bogle in attack.

Isaac Fletcher keeps his spot in midfield.

The Pools XI in full:

Killip, Sterry, Byrne, Odusina, Ferguson, Featherstone, Shelton, Fletcher, Grey, White, Bogle

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