Attacking quandary for Pools boss

Hartlepool director of sport Chris Turner faces a selection poser in attack for their home League One clash against Charlton on Saturday.

Last Updated: 14/08/09 at 15:38

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Adam Boyd came on as a substitute to score the winner in Pools' Carling Cup success at Coventry in midweek and is pushing for a place, as are fellow forwards Colin Larkin and James Brown who also impressed off the bench at the Ricoh Arena.

Brown has now played 90 minutes of football this season following a lengthy absence with a cruciate ligament injury, but Turner is unlikely to risk him from the start just yet.

Denis Behan has started both games so far and should keep his spot.

Hartlepool's only absentees are Ben Clark (hernia) and Ritchie Humphreys (Achilles), with both players set for prolonged spells on the sidelines.

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League One Fixtures

Sunday, 31 August 2014
15:00
Notts Co v Bristol C
Friday, 05 September 2014
19:45
Coventry v Gillingham  
Saturday, 06 September 2014
15:00
Bradford v Yeovil  
Bristol C v Scunthorpe  
Crawley v Rochdale  
Oldham v Fleetwood  
Peterboro v Port Vale  
Walsall v Colchester  
Saturday, 13 September 2014
Barnsley v MK Dons  
Bradford v Swindon  

Sky Bet League 1

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Peterboro 5 4 12
2 Fleetwood 5 4 11
3 MK Dons 5 4 10
4 Bradford 5 4 10
5 Chesterfld 5 2 10
6 Preston 5 5 9
7 Barnsley 5 3 8
8 Swindon 5 3 8
9 Bristol C 4 2 8
10 Notts Co 4 2 7
11 Doncaster 5 0 7
12 Sheff Utd 5 0 7
13 Gillingham 5 -1 7
14 Leyton Or 5 1 6
15 Coventry 5 0 6
16 Crawley 5 -3 6
17 Oldham 5 -1 5
18 Port Vale 5 -1 5
19 Yeovil 5 -4 5
20 Rochdale 5 -1 4
21 Scunthorpe 5 -7 4
22 Walsall 5 -2 3
23 Colchester 5 -5 1
24 Crewe 5 -9 0

Updated Sat, 30 Aug 2014

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