No change for Stags for Hartlepool visit

Mansfield Town’s heroic side that won at local rivals Chesterfield last weekend remained unchanged for today’s visit of struggling Hartlepool.

Stags were looking to extend their unbeaten run to nine games against a Hartlepool side that had only won once all season but had drawn their last three away matches.

STAGS: Marriott; Dempster, Tafazolli, Sutton; Beevers, Howell, Hutchinson, McGuire, Jennings; Clucas, Andrew. Subs: Murtagh, Rhead, Stevenson, Speight, Meikle, Daniel, Palmer.

HARTELPOOL UNITED: Flinders, Austin, Collins, Baldwin, Walton, Poole, Monkhouse, Compton, Duckworth, James, Burgess. Subs: Franks, Rafferty, Sweeney, Richards, Holden, Rodney, Walker.

REFEREE: Graham Horwood of Bedfordshire.