Team news: Woods and Fenwick start for Hartlepool against Cheltenham

Aaron Tshibola in action against Wycombe Wanderers.
Aaron Tshibola in action against Wycombe Wanderers.

HARTLEPOOL United boss Ronnie Moore has made two changes to his side ahead of today’s match against Cheltenham Town at Victoria Park.

In come Michael Woods and Scott Fenwick, with Matthew Bates and Nicky Featherstone dropping down to the bench.

Pools are expected to line up in a 4-4-2 formation, with Fenwick and Mansfield Town striker Rakish Bingham starting up front.

Bingham has joined on loan until the end of the season and makes his home debut alongside Reading loanee Aaron Tshibola, who has joined on a month long deal.

Pools are bottom of Sky Bet League Two, 10 points adrift of safety, going into the match.

Pools (4-4-2): Flinders (C), Duckworth, Harrison, Jones, Austin, Franks, Woods, Tshibola, Compton, Bingham, Fenwick.

Subs: Maxted, Holden, Bates, Richards, Nearney, Featherstone, Walker.

Cheltenham Town (4-4-2): Carson, Vaughan, Brown (C), Jones, Braham-Barrett, Sterling-James, Ferdinand, Stewart, Richards, Dunn, Gornell.

Subs: Harrison, Reynolds, Williams, Kotwica, Deaman, Hanks, Haworth.

Referee: Richard Clark (Northumberland)