John Coleman has had to rejig his backline with regular defender Matty Pearson missing at Hartlepool after picking up five yellow cards.

Mark Hughes returns to the starting line-up while Billy Kee and John O’Sullivan are also back from the beginning, after being on the bench for the 1-0 loss to Stevenage last Saturday.

Ex-Reds Padraig Amond and Toto Nsiala start for ‘Pool.

Stanley: Parish, McConville, Beckles, Hughes, Vyner, Clark, Conneely, Brown, O’Sullivan, McCartan, Kee

Subs: Davies, Gornell, Boco, Taylor-Fletcher, Lacey, Chapman, Sykes