Hartlepool United-Crewe Alexandra: One change from Pools

Louis Rooney: recalled
Louis Rooney: recalled

Dave Jones made just one change to the Hartlepool United starting line-up for tonight's vital League Two clash with Crewe Alexandra.

Padraig Amond was left out with Louis Rooney restored to the side.

There was a return to the squad for keeper Adam Bartlett, who missed the 2-1 defeat at Colchester with groin trouble.

He replaced Ben Dudzinski on the bench.

Pools: Fryer, Richardson, Walker, Harrison, Donnelly, Featherstone, Woods, Alessandra, Thomas, Oates, Rooney

Subs: Bartlett, Martin, Hawkes, Hawkins, Smith, Amond

Crewe: Garratt, Turton, Ray, Nugent, Bakayogo, Cooke, Jones, Bingham, Kiwomya, Bowery, Cooper

Subs: Richards, Wintle, Kirk, Ng, Ainley, Pickering Finney

Referee: Richard Clark