TEAM NEWS: Hartlepool United v AFC Wimbledon

Luke James celebrates his goal against Plymouth Argyle. Picture by FRANK REID
Luke James celebrates his goal against Plymouth Argyle. Picture by FRANK REID

COLIN Cooper has made one change for this evening’s match between Hartlepool United and AFC Wimbledon at Victoria Park.

Winger Jonathan Franks comes in for the suspended Jack Compton, who is serving the first of his three-match ban after being red carded against Plymouth Argyle on Saturday.

Darren Holden comes back into the squad and is on the bench.

Luke James, who scored his sixth goal of the season, starts again up front, with James Poole in support.

Hartlepool United: Scott Flinders, Michael Duckworth, Jack Baldwin, Christian Burgess, Neil Austin (C), Jonathan Franks, Simon Walton, Matty Dolan, Andy Monkhouse, James Poole, Luke James.

Subs: Andy Rafferty, Sam Collins, Darren Holden, Antony Sweeney, Jordan Richards, Nialle Rodney, Bradley Walker.

AFC Wimbledon: Ross Worner, Barry Fuller, Jim Fenlon, Sammy Moore, Rhys Weston, Alan Bennett, Luke Moore, Harry Pell, Michael Smith, Peter Sweeney, George Porter.

Subs: Seb Brown, Callum Kennedy, Will Antwi, George Francomb, Jack Midson, Charlie Strutton, Kevin Siante-Luce.

Referee: D. Bond.

Assistants: A Backhouse, P Cook.