Team news: Three changes as Dan and Jordan Jones plus Marlon Harewood start for Hartlepool against Burton

David Mirfin in action for Hartlepool United against Stevenage. Picture by FRANK REID
David Mirfin in action for Hartlepool United against Stevenage. Picture by FRANK REID

RONNIE Moore has made three changes with Michael Duckworth, Connor Smith and Jonathan Franks all dropped to the bench against Burton Albion.

Marlon Harewood will partner Ryan Bird up front at Victoria Park, while, on-loan Middlesbrough winger Jordan Jones starts.

In defence, Dan Jones starts at left back with Neil Austin pushed to the right full-back slot.

Pools start the day seven points adrift of safety in Sky Bet League Two, while promotion chasing Burton are 2nd.

The Brewers, managed by former Middlesbrough striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, have made three changes and come into the match on the back of two defeats.

Pools (4-4-2): Flinders (C), Austin, Harrison, Mirfin, D Jones, J Jones, Tshibola, Featherstone, Compton, Harewood, Bird.

Subs: Maxted, Richards, Duckworth, Walker, Franks, Morgan, Smith

Burton (4-4-2): McLaughlin, Edwards, Mousinho (C), Cansdell-Sherriff, McCrory; Akins, Weir, Naylor, Palmer; Antoine-Curier, Beavon.

Subs: Shearer, Taft, Phillips, El Khayati, Slade, Harness, Cuvelier.

Referee: Darren Bond (Lancashire)