Carlisle United v Hartlepool United: Team news, one change for Pools

Nathan Thomas: ruled out
Nathan Thomas: ruled out

Craig Hignett made his first change in SIX Hartlepool United matches at Carlisle United tonight.

Nathan Thomas travelled to Brunton Park but was not feeling100 per cent because of a chest infection so was not risked.

Rhys Oates came in for his first start under Hignett and his first for the team since January 30.

Carlisle: Gillespie, Miller, Raynes, Ellis, Gillesphey, Grainger, Stacey, Comley, Kennedy, Grainger, Gilliead, Ibehre.

Subs: Hanford, Joyce, Atkinson, Sweeney, Thompson, Hope, Asamoah

Pools: Carson, Magnay, Bates, Jackson, Carroll, Featherstone, Gray, Hawkins, Oates, Paynter, James

Subs: Bartlett, Richards, R Jones, Harrison, Laurent, Bingham, Walker

Referee: Darren Bond