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Yantorno doubtful for cup clash
Published : 23 Aug 2010 14:00:55
Hartlepool caretaker boss Mick Wadsworth will assess the fitness of Fabian Yantorno ahead of the Carling Cup second-round tie at home to Wigan.The Uruguayan picked up a back injury during the warm-up of a reserve match last Wednesday and missed the 2-0 victory at Yeovil on Saturday.Defender Neil Austin is still sidelined by an ankle injury sustained in the goalless draw at Rochdale on the opening day of the season.And long-serving Ritchie Humphreys remains short of match practice after recovering from knee and Achilles problems.Yet Pools - unbeaten in four league and cup matches this season - are in buoyant mood after Saturday's victory at Huish Park.They are eyeing another scalp after dumping Sheffield United out in the previous round.