Team News: Exeter City vs Hartlepool United

Starting line-ups ahead of the game with the Monkey Hangers

EXETER CITY manager Paul Tisdale has named an unchanged line-up from last weekend for the visit of Hartlepool United to St James Park.

Tom Nichols leads the line for the Grecians after scoring twice from the spot against Leyton Orient a week ago, while Lee Holmes and Joel Grant are back and both named on the bench.

Hartlepool manager Ronnie Moore has made three changes to the Monkey Hangers side that lost at Wycombe Wanderers last weekend, with loanee Brad Halliday coming in alongside Matthew Bates and Andrew Boyce.

The visitors are without injured captain Billy Paynter.


EXETER CITY:  Olejnik, Noble, McAllister, Ribeiro, Harley, Okaley (capt), Nicholls, Nichols, Wheeler, Tillson, Brown.
SUBS: Woodman, Holmes, Morrison, Oyeleke, Pym, McCready, Grant.

HARTLEPOOL UNITED: Bartlett, Carroll, Harrison, Bates, Bingham, Woods, Oates, Featherstone (capt), Jones, Boyce, Halliday.
SUBS: Worley, Walker, Oyenuga, Fenwick, Hawkins, Smith, Denton.

REFEREE:  Andy Woolmer
ASSISTANTS:  Richard Martin, Neil Radford
FOURTH:  Christopher Wade