Pools v Grecians – team news

Young City squad with a debut for Tillson

Jordan Tillson begins his first game for Exeter City’s first team away at Hartlepool United.

Aaron Dawson is also recalled into the squad for his fifth appearance of the year, with David Wheeler also making his first start for over six weeks for the Grecians.

Matt Jay and Ollie Watkins, the young duo that will become first-team players in earnest on graduating from the Academy this summer, are both on the bench.

Scot Bennett is handed the captain’s armband for the fixture.

Hartlepool United: Flinders, Duckworth, Collins, Harrison, Holden, Oliver, Walker, Compton, Poole, Harewood, Franks.
Subs: Rafferty, Rowbotham, Richards, Jones, Smith, Hawkins, James.

Exeter City: Pym; Dawson, Bennett, Tillson, Moore-Taylor, Woodman; Sercombe, Gill; Grimes; Keohane; Wheeler.
Subs: Krysiak, Butterfield, Baldwin, Nichols, Gosling, Jay, Watkins